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How to earn Gold Bars & spend them in Fortnite Season 6

Gold Bars are Fortnite Season 6’s currency, so here’s how to become rich and where to spend your hard earned cash.

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Fortnite Season 6 Gold Bars

Gold bars are the currency in Fortnite and you can use them to purchase Exotic weapons, hire NPCs to fight for you, and more. Here’s how to get your hands on Gold Bars in Season 6.

Gold Bars are one of the most useful resources you can get your hands on in Fortnite Season 6. They’re relatively easy to gain and even better, you get to keep them between matches.

You can hire NPCs, upgrade your weapons, and even become a prop by purchasing items from NPCs. Here’s every way you can get your hands on Gold, and everything you can spend it on.

How to earn Gold bars in Fortnite Season 6

You can earn Gold Bars in a plethora of ways in Fortnite but some are more lucrative than others. Here’s every way to earn Gold in Season 6.

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Loot

The easiest, but not necessarily the most lucrative, method of earning Gold Bars is by simply looting around the island. Here are some examples of things you can breaks and loot for Gold in Season 6.

  • Chests
  • Rare Chests
  • Cash Registers
  • ATMs
  • Beds
  • Sofas

As you gear up for the game ahead, make sure you’re breaking and interacting with these objects to get some extra Gold.

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Eliminate players

While looting is a big part of battle royale games, your ultimate goal is to win. This means you’ll probably end up taking out a few players over the course of the match. Make sure to loot them afterward, as fallen players often drop around 8 Gold.

Complete bounties and contracts

NPCs will offer you Gold as a reward for completing contracts and bounties. There are a couple of exploitable NPCs that can give you a whopping 220 Gold Bars in only a minute, and you can check out our guide on how to get unlimited Gold.

If you’d rather not exploit the system, or don’t want a hit to your win/loss and kill/death ratios, then you can complete bounties. You’ll be given a player to hunt down and eliminate, and if you’re successful, you’ll be awarded a pile of Gold.

Fortnite bounty locations s6

Here are the NPCs that give bounties in Season 6.

  • Splode
  • The Reaper
  • Blackheart
  • Ragnarok
  • Blaze
  • Gutbomb
  • Zenith
  • Farmer Steel

Defeat bosses

There six Guardians around the Fortnite Season 6 island, and you can take them out for high-tier loot, Gold, and Mythic items.

Here’s how to find and defeat Guardians in order to get their Gold.

Fortnite Guardian of the Sea boss

How to spend Gold in Fortnite Season 6

Now you’ve got all of the Gold you need, you can start spending it. With the help of Fortnite.gg, here’s everything you can purchase with Gold Bars in Season 6.

Upgrade weapons and buy materials

One of the most basic, but useful things you can purchase with Gold is weapon upgrades and materials. Simply approach an NPC that offers upgrades, and you’ll be able to increase the rarity of your weapon.

Fortnite Season 6 weapon upgrade locations

You can purchase weapon upgrades from:

  • Remedy
  • Jonesy The First
  • Dummy
  • Reaper
  • Bandolette
  • Jules

Random NPCs will also allow you to see the locations of nearby Chests, and you can also purchase extra materials with Gold.

Became a prop

If you’re a more stealthy Fortnite player who liked to hide in bushes in Chapter 1, then turning into a prop is the next best thing. By approaching certain NPCs, you can spend 75 Gold to turn into a random prop such as a barrel or trashcan.

For every NPC who will turn you into a prop, you can check out our guide on how to turn into a prop in Fortnite Season 6.

Hire an NPC

If you feel like you might need some more help in scoring a Victory Royale, you can recruit certain NPCs to your side to fight for you.

Fortnite Season 6 hireable NPC locations

Here are the NPCs you can hire in Fortnite Season 6:

  • Bandolette
  • Gutbomb
  • Big Chuggus
  • Deadfire
  • Crustina
  • Cluck
  • Lara Croft
  • Power Cord
  • Stage Slayer

Purchase Exotic weapons

NPC’s in Fortnite also sell Exotic weapons that can give you a major advantage over your opponents. They don’t come cheap, costing as much as 600 Gold, but can dish out some serious damage.

Here’s where you can purchase them:

  • Hop Rock Dualies: Purchased from Gutbomb in Logjam Woodworks (500 Gold)
  • Chug Cannon: Purchased from Slurp Jonesy in Slurpy Swamp (600 Gold)
  • Shadow Tracker Pistol: Purchased from Power Chord in Dance Club Cabin (400 Gold)
  • Dub Shotgun: Purchased from Burnout south-west of Steamy Stacks (600 Gold)
  • Primal Stink Bow: Purchased from Snow Sniper west of Retail Row (245 Gold)

Gold is an incredibly valuable resource in Fortnite, so save it and spend it well to score Victory Royales in Season 6.

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Crazy Fortnite bug is causing screens to flip sideways

A frustrating Fortnite glitch is causing players’ screens to flip sideways, making it impossible to play without tilting their heads.

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Several Fortnite players are being plagued by an absolutely bizarre glitch that’s flipping their screens sideways, and making things more difficult in the middle of their games.

You’ll find plenty that can surprise you the next time to jump into a match of Fortnite, as Epic Games are always introducing new content. This ranges from crossover skins with other franchises like Predator, to tamable Raptors.

However, fans usually only enjoy surprises when they don’t include horrible technical glitches that ruin the game Now, a new one has emerged which is flipping player’s screens horizontally, and it’s particularly frustrating.

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Fortnite glitch is flipping players’ screens

Reddit user powerGladius posted a clip showcasing their encounter with this glitch in the middle of a match. They were just enjoying the game, and then the screen spontaneously flipped and locked sideways.

While this may seem amusing initially, it soon became clear that it would keep happening even when they tried to join other games. It’s far less fun to play Fortnite when you need to constantly keep your neck on your shoulders.

The comments were filled to the brim with other players that had also encountered this issue, and they were demanding that Epic Games issue a fix for this issue.

Even pro players like Thiago ‘K1nG’ Lapp of FaZe Clan Brazil and ‘Snow’ from Falcons Gaming have vented about their experience with this glitch. This means that this issue is widespread, and can happen to any player.

There is no doubt that Epic Games will end up investigating this issue, and then coming up with a permanent fix for it. However, they’ve not acknowledged it at the time of writing, so they might not know about it yet.

We’ll keep checking for any updates regarding this situation. Once the devs announce a proper fix for the bug, we’ll be sure to update you.

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Fortnite player discovers genius tricks for off-road tires

A clever Fortnite YouTuber has discovered some genius tricks you can pull off with Season 6’s new tires, and they don’t involve vehicles.

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Fortnite off-road tire tricks

A clever Fortnite player has found some genius ways to use Fortnite’s new tires, and not in ways you might expect.

A major part of Fortnite is discovering clever ways you can use your builds, the environment, items, and weapons to get the upper hand on your opponent. Chonkers off-road tires arrived with the 16.20 update, and while they are designed for modding vehicles, the community has already discovered their other uses.

Fortnite YouTuber Ryuzanami has demonstrated several tricks you can pull off with the tires, and, surprisingly, none of them involve vehicles.

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As Fortnite players have become more advanced at the building mechanics of the game, taking and getting through other players’ walls has become one of the most important aspects of the game. Ryuzanami showed that you can use the tires to phase through walls 100% of the time. If you throw the tire into the corner, push up against the wall, and break it, you are guaranteed to get through.

With the storm ever closing in, you can also use these tires to boost your movement speed. As you jump off the tire, you can continue to pick them up, repeating the process until you’re safe from the storm. Or, mid-fight, you can throw the tires on the ground below you and use them to take height from your opponents.

Once you have this height, you can also use the tires to avoid fall damage. Throw the tires on the floor below you then build a floor above, jump on top of the tires, then they will remain below your feet and break your fall. Just don’t pick up the tires on the way down or you’ll fall to your death.

Also, using their bouncy nature, you can throw them at opponents forcing them to take fall damage. However, this is extremely situational and is more fun than a competitive strategy.

With these tips in mind, keeping one of your inventory slots free for tires can provide you with a plethora of opportunities to get the upper hand in build fights.

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Where to talk to the Joneses for Fortnite Season 6 Spire challenge

To complete Fortnite Season 6’s Spire Quests, you’ll need to talk to the Jonses, so here’s where you can find them.

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Fortnite Joneses NPCs

Raz’s Spire Quests ask you to talk to five Joneses around the Fortnite map, so here are the locations of each Jonesy NPC in Season 6.

Fortnite’s 16.20 update finally brought vehicle mods and new bows to wield, as well as a new set of Spire Quests to earn you a ton of XP and a purple variant for Battle Pass skin, Raz. These quests, which advance Fortnite’s story, are completed in stages, so once you’ll need to do them in order.

Players have become stuck trying to talk to five Joneses near the end of the quests, so we’ve got all of their locations to help you complete them.

Where to find the Joneses for Fortnite Spire Quest

Fortnite Season 6 Jonesy locations

As Fortnite’s story has progressed, several different versions of Jonesy have arrived. These can all be found on the island, and you need to talk to them to complete Season 6’s Spire Quests.

Here are the locations of each Jonesy on the Fortnite Season 6 island.

  • Castaway Jonesy: Desert island northeast of Steamy Stacks
  • Bunker Jonesy: Found in multiple locations on the map, e.g Lighthouse Building to the northwest of Stealthy Stronghold
  • Grill Sergeant: At the Durr Burger Food Truck east of Stealthy Stronghold
  • Wreck Raider: North end of Coral Castle
  • Suntan Specialist: Found on the beach at Sweaty Sands
  • Rex: In the building east of The Spire
  • Sash Sergeant: Playpark in Weeping Woods
  • Cabbie: Building in the south-end of Lazy Lake
  • Slurp Jonesy: Inside main factory at Slurpy Swamp

You only need to find five of the Joneses around the map, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find all five in one match of Battle Royale or Team Rumble. Plan a route depending on the Battle Bus’s line and you’ll be able to complete this challenge in only a few matches.

Where to find and duel Jonesy the First

Fortnite Jonesy the First

After you’ve found the five Joneses around the Season 6 island, you’ll be tasked with finding and dueling Jonesy the First. Luckily, he’s always in the same location. You can find him in the house on the northwest corner of Pleasant Park.

Simply talk to him and select the duel option to begin the fight. We recommend gathering some weapons, shields, and materials before taking him on. He shouldn’t be difficult to defeat, but you could find yourself struggling if you’re unprepared.


Finding the Joneses and dueling the OG isn’t particularly difficult, but is time-consuming. However, with this guide, you should complete the spire quests in no time. And be sure to check out the Week 5 Quests for some extra XP.

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