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Fortnite Hearts Wild Valentine’s Day event: Start time, skins & more

Fortnite is celebrating Valentines Day with the Hearts Wild event, which will bring new cosmetics, challenges and rewards.



Fortnite Hearts Wild event

Epic Games will be bringing a few changes to Fortnite Island for the Valentines Day Hearts Wild event. Players will be able to earn new rewards, and here’s everything you need to know about the event, including the start time.

Fortnite players are no strangers to festive events, as Epic Games previously decorated the battle royale for both Halloween and Christmas. Now, they’ve got something new up their sleeve for Valentine’s Day in the form of the Hearts Wild event.

There are plenty of neat rewards for you to pick up such as free in-game items and some classic Fortnite cosmetics that have returned to the Item Shop. You can also participate in Community Battles and in the Fortnite Hearts Wild Cup as part of a duo.

Here’s a complete run down of all the festivities we can expect from Fortnite’s Valentine’s Day event.

Fortnite Hearts Wild event

When does Fortnite Hearts Wild start?

While the Fortnite event started on February 8, the Hearts Wild Cup went live a day later on February 9, 2021. So you’re able to jump in and enjoy the event while the other activities start becoming available one by one.

The next Community Battles are titled Hearts Wild Team Battles and will run through February 10-17, 2021. Lastly, the Fishstick’s Shot at Love Challenges will become available in-game on February 11, 2021, at 6 AM PST / 9 AM ET.

Hearts Wild Cup

You can participate in Fortnite’s Hearts Wild Cup as part of a duo, as you attempt to complete 10 matches in the span of three hours while scoring points. The duos that score the most amount of points will win the Lovely Outfit and the Heartblast Back Bling.

Every duo that would like to take part in this challenge should be level 30 or higher and have 2FA enabled to be eligible. Be sure to play well if you want to earn yourself some neat Fortnite cosmetics.

fortnite hearts wild cup

Hearts Wild Team Battles

You’ll have the opportunity to team up with your favorite Fortnite Creators in the Hearts Wild Team Challenges from February 10 to 17. These community battles require you to earn points in order to get ahead of your opponents.

The team with the most points will receive a bundle of items; the Breathless Blades Pickaxe, Shuffly Shapes Wrap, Reel Love Spray, Perfect Match Emoticon, and Hearts Wild Team Battles Banner.

fortnite hearts wild

Hearts Wild skins and leaked cosmetics

The Fortnite Hearts Wild event will feature a plethora of Valentine’s Day-themed cosmetics that we’ve seen leaked before. Epic Games will also bring back the Lovethorn cosmetic among others.

Many of these were uncovered by data miners in the 15.30 patch update, such as the Cuddle King skin and the Lovely cosmetic. Those leaks also showed the Breathless Blades axe and the Shuffly Shapes wrap from the Hearts Wild event.

wild hearts fortnite

Fishstick’s Shot at Love Challenges

Epic Games will take the love-theme of this event even further with this week’s Quests, which will require you to find Fishstick a date for Valentine’s Day. You can do these while earning some serious XP so that you can unlock even more neat cosmetics.

fishstick fortnite hearts wild

We can expect to see the exact list of challenges soon, so we’ll know what to do in this weekly quest by February 11.

The Hearts Wild event is bringing brand new opportunities and rewards to Fortnite Island, so be sure to go out there to get them all!

Image Credits: Epic Games


How to Get Fortnite Batman Zero Point Comic and Rebirth Harley Quinn Skin

The first issue of the Fortnite Batman Zero Point comic is now available, and it includes a way for players to get the Rebirth Harley Quinn skin.



Fans of both Fortnite and DC are sure to be very excited about the official release of the new Batman Zero Point Comic and Rebirth Harley Quinn skin that will allow them to experience one of the newest adventures for the popular characters.

The past couple of seasons of Fortnite has seen Epic Games collaborate with heavyweight comic book entities Marvel and DC to bring all of their fan-favorite characters into the popular video game.

You will probably have a hard time playing a match without seeing the likes of Iron Man or the Flash battling it out.

Fortnite Batman Zero Point Comic and Rebirth Harley Quinn Skin

Now, a brand new collaboration between Epic Games and DC is taking place with the official release of the Batman Zero Point comic that throws the caped crusader into the universe of the battle royale title and its mysterious anomaly.

Players will also have the chance to play as the new Rebirth Harley Quinn skin that is inspired by this new adventure.

How to Get Fortnite Batman Zero Point Comic

Interested individuals will be able to grab a copy at their favorite comic-book stores or online by visiting DC Universe Infinite beginning on April 20, 2021.

Issue #1 will be available in North America, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, and the Czech Republic.

Fortnite Batman Zero Point Comic

Epic Games also stated plans to release the full series in Japan, Korea, and France in the Fall.

This story will be a six-part series with the following issues: May 4, May 18, June 1, June 15, and July 6.

How to Get Rebirth Harley Quinn Skin

Each print issue will contain a code for various items that players can use in-game, with the first one being the newest outfit for DC’s mistress of mayhem.

This outfit will be available in the item shop in June 2021, so players who cannot get a print copy will still have the opportunity to add this outfit to their locker.

Fortnite Rebirth Harley Quinn Skin

It remains to be seen what will unfold from this newest narrative. Still, it is sure to bring plenty of fun and excitement to the community in what is shaping up to be one of the biggest collaborations the battle royale game has undertaken, just like the one with the Tomb Raider Lara Croft.

For more on the popular battle royale, check out this genius trick for off-road tires and stay tuned to Charlie Intel for future news and guides.

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How to find Lara Croft Grappler Bow Location in Fortnite

Check out the location of Lara Croft in Fortnite and how to attain her powerful Grappler Bow that will have you flying around the map.



Season 6 of Fortnite continued the trend of past seasons, with characters from popular video game franchises becoming characters in the high-profile battle royale title. One of these characters is Lara Croft, whose location can be found on the Fortnite map.

Lara Croft is currently one of the non-playable characters that players can find wandering around specific parts of the map with quests players can accept and complete to earn items. One of the biggest perks of finding her location is the ability to get her Grappler Bow for use in your battles.

This previously leaked exotic weapon has been on the minds of the community for some time, so there is no doubt that plenty of players will be making their way to this well-known character to get their hands on this powerful item.

Fortnite Lara Croft Grappler Bow Location

Players who are looking to acquire this exotic weapon will need to head to Stealthy Stronghold. This is where you will find the area where you can purchase this exotic item.

Fortnite Lara Croft Grappler Bow Location

All that you need to do to add it to your inventory is walk and speak with the character who will require you to spend a total of 500 Gold Bars that can be collected through various ways.

Fortnite Lara Croft Grappler Bow Location

Fans of the grapple hook item available in the past will undoubtedly enjoy this new exotic weapon, as it allows you to shoot and fling yourself in the air to make traversal that much faster for you when playing. It will also be a valuable tool for players to use when it comes to gaining the high ground on their enemies, which is always an important tactic when it comes to battles in Fortnite.

Now that you know where the Lara Croft Grappler Bow location is be sure to check out how you can complete all of the Season 6 Week 6 challenges that are now available for the community to tackle. There have also been other exotic weapons leaked for this season, so be sure to stay tuned to Charlie Intel to know when and where you will be able to find them.

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How to complete Fortnite Season 6 Week 6 challenges

Fortnite Season 6 has more weekly challenges for you to complete, so here’s how you can get them done quickly.



Fortnite Season 6, Week 6 challenges

The latest batch of Fortnite weekly Quests will be arriving soon, so here’s everything you have to do to earn a ton of XP in Season 6 Week 6.

Fortnite players have the opportunity to earn some extra XP by completing a series of weekly challenges in the Battle Pass. While Week 5’s challenges focused on new features like modding vehicles, things are different in Week 6.

The new challenges mainly revolve around a variety of different tasks like completing bounties, visiting different POIs on the map, and dishing out high amounts of damage with makeshift weapons.

Here’s how you can get these done.

Fortnite Season 6

Fortnite Season 6 Week 6 Quests

Thanks to the efforts of some Fortnite leakers, we can see what the Week 6 challenges will be before they go live on Thursday, April 22 at 9am EST/ 2pm BST.

Here’s the full list of Fortnite Season 6 Week 6 Quests:

  • Open safes (3)
  • Complete bounties (3)
  • Reach max shields in different matches (3)
  • Stay within 20m of a player for 3 seconds while wearing a prop disguise (3)
  • Hit from 50m or greater with a bow (1)
  • Complete the swimming time trial at Weeping Woods or Coral Castle (1)
  • Visit Fancy View, Rainbow Rentals, and Lockie’s Lighthouse (1)

Turning into a prop is a new addition in Season 6, and you can do it by visiting NPCs that sell this ability. Luckily, you can find many of these around the map, but we recommend heading to Crustina since she has the least amount of player traffic around her.

You can find her in the Pizza Pit just north of Colossal Crops. She’s the giant tomato standing behind the counter. Interact with her, and spend 75 Gold Bars to get the ability. If you don’t have that amount yet then there are various ways to earn it.

Crustina in Fortnite

You can reach max shields by finding and consuming shield potions in a single match. Then all you need to do is repeat that process during two other matches to complete this Epic Quest.

Fortnite’s v16.20 update brought two new bows to the battle royale, and you can use the Splinter Bow to hit your foe from a distance of 50m or more. This weapon will deal 100 damage to targets, making it a useful tool to have in your inventory

We’ll make a separate guide on completing the swimming time trial at Weeping Woods or Coral Castle once that challenge goes live. Completing each of these Epic Quests will net you 24,000 XP, as usual

Fortnite prop disguise

There is also a Legendary Quest to complete for extra XP, which requires you to deal damage with makeshift weapons. You can craft these by using mechanical parts, but they deal low damage and hold low ammo, so make each shot count.

The whole challenge consists of five stages, and you’ll get 35,000 XP for completing the first, and 24,500 for the rest. You’ll have a limited time period within which you can complete this Legendary Quest, so be sure to hop to it.

That covers everything for Week 6! We’ll update this article with more information after the challenges go live, so stay tuned!

Image Credits: Epic Games

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