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How to make Stone Bricks in Minecraft

Stone Bricks are common blocks used to make durable structures in Minecraft. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how you can make them.



Stone Bricks Recipe in Minecraft

Stone Bricks are as blastproof as cobblestone or traditional brick and are used to create strongholds due to their durability and resistance. Here’s a guide on how to make Stone Bricks in Minecraft.

Minecraft features over 150 different types of blocks, which can sometimes leave players wondering how to make some of the special blocks featured in-game. While some blocks are easy to gather as soon as you jump into the game, others need to be crafted on a crafting table using unique recipes.

For creating basic structures you can use either cobblestone or sandstone if you are new to the game. However, to create more complicated, durable, and aesthetically pleasing structures, you might have to craft special blocks using a crafting table.

One such block is the Stone Brick block which is mostly used in creating stronger structures like houses, tall buildings, or even a castle. Here’s how you can make them.

Chiseled Stone Bricks in Minecraft

How to make Stone blocks in Minecraft

To make Stone Bricks in Minecraft, you should first know how to make a Stone block. Gather cobblestone using your pickaxe and you can easily craft stone using these steps:

  1. Open up the Crafting menu
  2. Make a furnace by arranging eight cobblestone blocks in the grid, leaving the centermost square empty.
  3. Now that you have a furnace, place it down and put the cobblestone in the top-most slot.
  4. Place a suitable fuel source at the bottom slot like Coal, Lava, etc.
  5. You will now be able to see that your cobblestones have smelted into regular stone blocks.
Stone Bricks Recipe in Minecraft

How to make Stone Bricks in Minecraft

Crafting Stone Bricks can take a while, based on the method you choose to make them. Currently, there are two methods you can use to craft Stone Bricks.

The first one is pretty simple. Place four Stone blocks into the Crafting table in a 2×2 format, and you’ll receive four Stone Bricks in return.

Stonecutter in Minecraft

The other method is a bit complicated but it can help you craft the exact number of Stone Bricks you require, without having to worry about being in multiples of four. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. To make a single Stone Brick, you will need to use a Stonecutter.
  2. A Stonecutter can be crafted using three regular stone blocks arranged in a single line and by placing n iron ingot above the middle block.
  3. Open the Stonecutter’s UI
  4. Place a regular stone block in the left-most square.
  5. You will now see a few block options open up on the left.
  6. Select the third icon which is a Stone Brick and click it.
  7. Then click the Stone Brick icon highlighted in green to make Stone Bricks one by one in your inventory.

These are some methods that you can use according to your choice to craft Stone Bricks and use them in your structures in Minecraft.

Stone Bricks Stairs in Minecraft

Uses of Stone Bricks in Minecraft

Stone Bricks can be used like basic Stone Blocks to create structures in Minecraft. For instance, if you need stairs made of Stone Bricks, all you need to do is arrange Stone Bricks in the crafting menu in ascending order (One in the first line, two in the second line, and three in the third line).

Once you have them placed like this, a Stone Brick Stairs icon will appear on the right and you can click it to add it to your inventory. Moreover, if you stack two Stone Bricks one on top of the other, it will create a patterned Chiseled Stone Brick that is most commonly used in decorative builds.

You can also create Cracked Stone Bricks, Mossy Stone Bricks, Stone Bricks Slab and Stone Brick Walls using the Stone Brick block.

There are numerous ways players can use different blocks in Minecraft to create upgraded and modified blocks they want to use in their builds. However, once they get the hang of it, it can be a smooth sailing journey from there, in their Minecraft Adventures.

For more, check out our guide on How to make Concrete in Minecraft.

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How to get Dragon Ball Kamehameha and Nimbus Cloud in Fortnite

Fortnite’s latest Dragon Ball collaboration brings Goku’s iconic Kamehameha and Nimbus Cloud to the battle royale.



Kamehameha Fortnite Dragon Ball

With the Kamehameha and Nimbus Cloud making their way to Fortnite, you too can feel like a powerful Super Saiyan from the Dragon Ball universe, so here’s how to get your hands on them.

The Fortnite franchise continues to deliver high-quality crossovers that unite fans across the world, and their latest foray into anime has produced a Dragon Ball Super collaboration. Not only have four new skins made their way to the game, including the Super Saiyan pair of Goku and Vegeta, but players also have a ton of new challenges to discover.

Of course, new skins are not nearly enough to truly shake up the battle royale, but players can also discover new Mythics that have made their way to Fortnite. Goku’s iconic Kamehameha attack as well as his Nimbus Cloud are available as Fortnite items.

Here’s a guide on how to get a Kamehameha and a Nimbus Cloud in Fortnite.

Goku Fortnite crossover Dragon Ball

How to get a Kamehameha & Nimbus Cloud in Fortnite

The easiest way to get a Kamehameha or Nimbus Cloud item in Fortnite is to find them in a Capsule Corp Capsule that has dropped from the sky. Thanks to the Fortnite x Dragon Ball crossover, these capsules will fall from the sky and you can track them with your map.

To access the content inside, you’ll have to wait for them to hit the ground, but there should be a Kamehameha or Nimbus Cloud inside. As the Storm closes, more and more Capsule Corp Capsules will appear, so be sure to check for them periodically.

If you’re looking for a more direct way of receiving one of these items, you can also purchase a Kamehameha or Nimbus Cloud from Bulma at Kame House. Luckily, this isn’t the only place to purchase these items as they’re also available from a Dragon Ball Vending Machine, for a cost of 250 Gold Bars.

Those who are confident in their Fortnite combat skills can also get their hands on a Nimbus Cloud or Kamehameha by defeating an opponent who has one in their possession. The Nimbus Cloud will be a great tool to travel around the Island.

How to use a Kamehameha in Fortnite

After securing a coveted Kamehameha, you can use the powerful attack by equipping it and charging it up with the fire button. Hold down the fire button to charge it up, then aim at your target to unleash Goku’s signature attack in the Dragon Ball franchise.

It’s important to note that there’s a 15-second cooldown period between each energy blast which prevents players from spamming the devastating attack. A Kamehameha will deliver 100 damage to enemies upon impact and will continue to deal a smaller amount for three seconds after impact.

That just about sums up how to find a Kamehameha or Nimbus Cloud, for more Fortnite content, check out all of the locations where you can find Versus Boards in the battle royale.

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How to complete Fortnite x Dragon Ball Quests: All challenges & rewards

Fortnite’s Dragon Ball crossover has finally arrived, so here’s how to complete all of the Quests and earn free cosmetics.



Dragon Ball's Goku and Vegeta in Fortnite

Fortnite’s Dragon Ball crossover is here, bringing new skins, items, and map changes to the Battle Royale. There are free cosmetics to unlock through the Power Unleashed Quests page, so here are all of the challenges and the rewards on offer.

Anime crossovers are almost always a huge hit with gamers, and Fortnite players loved the Naruto collab. So hype levels for Fortnite’s Dragon Ball crossover were especially high. After weeks of leaks, rumors, and teases, it finally arrived with the 21.40 update.

Alongside the new skins, Versus Boards, and powerful items, players can unlock free cosmetics such as Emotes and Back Blings by completing the Dragon Ball Quests.

Here’s every Fortnite Dragon Ball Quest, as well as all of the free rewards on offer and their requirements.

All Fortnite x Dragon Ball Quests

Fortnite Dragon Ball Power unleashed challenges

Dragon Ball Warmup Quests

  • Complete Warmup Quests (3) – 3 Dragon Balls
  • Open Capsule Corp capsules (2) – 4M Power
  • Visit a familiar training location (1) – 3M Power
  • Purchase an item from a Dragon Ball Vending Machine (1) – 2M Power
  • Destroy Objects with a Kamehameha (100) – 5M Power
  • Travel Distance riding a Nimbus Cloud (1500) – 5M Power
  • Watch Dragon Ball Super in Dragon Ball Super Episode Festival (1) – 2M Power

Dragon Ball Sparring Practice Quests

  • Complete Sparring Practice Quests (3) – 3 Dragon Balls
  • Join a Versus Battle in different matches (2) – 2M Power
  • Damage an enemy player before taking damage in different matches (3) – 3M Power
  • Damage enemy players with the Kamehameha (300) – 4M Power
  • Win a Versus Battle (1) – 5M Power

Dragon Ball Strength Training Quests

  • Unlocks on August 17 at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST

Dragon Ball Agility Training Quests

  • Unlocks on August 18 at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST

Dragon Ball Endurance Training Quests

  • Unlocks on August 19 at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST

Dragon Ball Focus Training Quests

  • Unlocks on August 20 at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST

Dragon Ball Recovery Quests

  • Unlocks on August 21 at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST

Fortnite x Dragon Ball Power Unleashed rewards

Fortnite x Dragon Ball Shenron Glider reward

The more power you acquire while completing the Fortnite x Dragon Ball Quests, the more rewards you’ll unlock from its mini Battle Pass. But make sure you complete the Quests before August 30, as this is when the event ends.

Here’s every Fortnite Dragon Ball cosmetic reward and its requirement.

Fortnite x Dragon Ball rewardFortnite x Dragon Ball requirement
Smiling Goku Emote10M Power
Level Up Token20M Power
Fusion Spray30M Power
Dragon Radar Back Bling40M Power
Level Up Token50M Power
Bulma’s Wink Emoticon60M Power
Level Up Token70M Power
Boosting Ki Emote80M Power
Level Up Token90M Power
Super Saiyan Blue Goku Spray100M Power
Level Up Token110M Power
Charging Up Emote120M Power
Shenron Glider7 Dragon Balls

For more Fortnite, be sure to check out why leakers are convinced an Eminem skin is on the way, as well as how to complete all of the weekly Quests.

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Where to find Versus Boards in Fortnite: All locations & how to use them

The Dragon Ball crossover has brought Versus Boards to Fortnite, and here are their locations along with how to use them.



Dragon Ball characters in Fortnite

The Fortnite x Dragon Ball Z crossover has brought Versus Boards to the battle royale title, and here’s everything you need to know about them, including their locations and how to use them.

Fortnite players have seen their fair share of crossovers throughout the game’s history, and now a Dragon Ball collaboration has arrived in the v21.40 update, bringing brand-new content to explore.

Aside from the addition of popular Dragon Ball characters like Vegeta and Bulma, the crossover has also brought Versus Boards to the Island. We’ll go over everything you need to know about them.

Where to find Versus Boards in Fortnite

After the arrival of the v21.40 update, Versus Boards have temporarily replaced Bounty Boards in Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 3. So, if you’re looking for one then you can find them at the same locations on the map.

These are easy to spot as they resemble Bounty Boards but with pictures of Goku and Vegeta on them. Thanks to Fortnite.GG, we’ve got all of the Versus Board locations marked on the map below.

Versus Board locations in Fortnite

How to use Versus Boards in Fortnite

Interacting with a Versus Board will pit you against a rival player, and you’ll both have each other’s locations on the maps revealed. Once this is done, you’ll have five minutes to defeat your enemy.

Here’s how to use Versus boards in Fortnite:

  1. Head towards one of the Versus Boards locations
  2. Interact with the Versus Board
  3. Make your way toward your rival’s location on the map
  4. Defeat them under five minutes

Successfully defeating your opponent in this battle will award you Gold Bars, so we recommend collecting some high-tier weapons and gear in order to prepare for the fight beforehand.

For more Fortnite content, check out these leaks claiming an Eminem skin is coming as well as our guide on completing all of the weekly challenges.

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