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Fortnite: Everything New in the Fortnitemares 2022 Update

Fortnite: Everything New in the Fortnitemares 2022 Update

Fortnitemares is back for 2022! This spooky season sees some locations made super spooky, some new places to visit, NPCs to fight or talk to, and zombies ready to jump out at you as you play! There are even zombified chickens! find out what else is in store for Fortnite players in our guide, ‘Fortnite: Everything New in the Fortnitemares 2022 update’.

All New Content in Fortnitemares 2022

This year, Epic have pulled out all the stops and brought some really exciting new features and items during Fortnitemares. In some of the spookified areas of the map, zombies roam and jump out at you, ready to attack! Zombie Chickens chase players and thirst for their blood, and will eat meat from wildlife as it lays on the ground.

The changed locations are either dark and creepy or have been changed by chrome during this update. These altered locations are:

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Ritual dance to obtain the Howler Claws (screenshot by Touch Tap Play)
  • Sleepy Sound is now Shiny Sound
  • Logjam Junction is now Chromejam Junction
  • The Reality Tree is now a dark dance party
  • Grim Gables is now dark and mysterious, and harbours zombies and a big boss to battle- the Inkquisitor
  • Willow’s Haunt can be found north west of The Reality Tree and is home to a creepy boss NPC, Willow
  • Ash Williams is found at a new location west of Reality Tree, The Knowby Cabin
  • The Driftwood is now floating above west of Greasy Grove
  • No Sweat Insurance has moved to Shiny Sound
  • The Flairship is now above Tilted Towers
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Chromed locations during Fortnitemares (via Epic Games)

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There are also new and unvaulted weapons during this event. As usual, the Pumpkin Launcher is back for Fortnitemares and can be found around the map or bought from a new NPC Chrome Punk at Flutter Barn.

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Chrome Punk (screenshot by Touch Tap Play)

In every Chrome location, players can find an Alteration Altar where they can perform a ritual and obtain a unique and fun weapon – the Howler Claws. This new weapon equips the player with Wolfscent and the slash ability.

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Wolfscent in Fortnite (screenshot by Touch Tap Play)

There is also a new LTM: Zero Build Horde Rush where a team of players battle hordes of zombies and try to make it to the very end. It is a serious challenge- are you ready for the ultimate battle of the undead?

That is all you need to know about Fortnitemares 2022. Why not check out the full list of Fortnitemares bonus goals next? Good luck!

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Rowan has been creating content for Touch Tap Play since 2021. When she’s not writing game guides, Rowan can be found trying out new mobile games, laughing during horror movies, or wandering in the Devon countryside with her dog. She has a love/hate relationship with Dead By Daylight, and a healthy obsession with Fortnite.

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