The Kymera skin is a highly customizable outfit in the Fortnite Season 7 Battle Pass, but it requires Alien Artifacts to unlock its parts. Here are the Fortnite Alien Artifact locations.
Similar to the Season 3 Brella glider and Season 2 Maya skin, the Season 7 Battle Pass has its own custom skin. Kymera is the first skin players receive after purchasing the Battle Pass, and he’s also seen as the main enemy in the Season 7 story trailer.
However, Kymera’s parts aren’t unlocked by completing different challenges or reaching certain levels. Instead, Season 7 introduces a new form of currency called Alien Artifacts. These are used to purchase different style options from the Kymera Battle Pass menu. This guide will show players all of the Fortnite Alien Artifact locations.
Alien Artifact locations in Fortnite
There are two way to obtain Alien Artifacts: Collecting the weekly canisters and opening Cosmic Chests. Cosmic Chests randomly appear in Squads Mode and drop a random number of Alien Artifacts when opened. If you’re interested in hunting these chests, check out our guide on where to find Cosmic Chests.
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Below is a map designed by Fortnite.gg that shows the locations of the current Alien Artifacts. More Artifacts will be added each week at different locations around the map. Each of the Fortnite Alien Artifact locations gives players four artifacts. A gold rarity has yet to be added that will give players seven.
The Alien Artifacts are out in the open and make a feint noise when nearby. This makes them easy to locate and collect. To collect them, players simply need to walk into them. They can even drive through them using a boat, car, or UFO. The artifacts will be given to players when they return to the lobby after the match.
There aren’t any other uses for Alien Artifacts outside of purchasing Kymera parts. Players are encouraged to spend their Alien Artifacts as they get them because the best alien parts are locked behind purchasing all of the parts from that category. While you may only be able to get a limited number of Alien Artifacts easily, Cosmic Chest hunting allows players to obtain an unlimited amount
The new Cosmic Chests in Fortnite Season 7 have a lot of rare goodies inside. Here’s how to find and open them to collect Alien Atifacts.
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June 9, 2021
The new Cosmic Chests are filled with some very valuable materials making them highly sought after. Here is how players can find and open Cosmic Chests in Fortnite Season 7.
Cosmic Chests are a new form of looting added at the start of Season 7. They are similar to Legendary Chests, Loot Llamas, and Supply Drops in term of what they drop. However, they are harder to open and will drop bonus rewards for each player.
Each chest will drop an Epic or Legendary weapon for each member of the party. As well, they will drop 3 bonus items for each player on the squad. These bonus items can be 1-3 Alien Artifacts, Gold Bars, and 125-1050 XP. They also have the ability to drop Battle Stars, but that hasn’t been activated yet.
Find and open Cosmic Chests
First of all, Cosmic Chests will only appear in Duos, Trios, and Squads modes. They can’t spawn in Solos because it requires a squad to open them. This also means that a solo player in Squads can’t open them. They will randomly spawn in during a match, and as shown on the map below, an icon will appear for all players. Like supply drops, everyone in the match can see the location of the chest once it spawns.
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When approaching a Cosmic Chest, it will ask that all squad members be present. The chest cannot begin to be opened until everyone is nearby. Then, it will ask players to take turns hitting the weak spot that appears. Each player will get one hit before the next player has to go. Once all 10 weak points have been hit, the chest will open.
If a player hits the chest and it isn’t their turn, they will be launched away from the chest. The order in which players are chosen to hit the chest will also be random. This means players need to pay attention so they can open the chest before enemy squads arrive.
Chests have the chance to drop Rocket Launchers and other valuable weaponry. However, players will likely be hunting them down to obtain the Alien Artifacts. These are used to unlock Kymera parts, and Cosmic Chests in Fortnite are the only way to get Alien Artifacts outside of the weekly locations.
Fortnite Season 7 is here, and the NPCs have shuffled around the map. Here are all Fortnite character locations for the new season.
3 hours ago
June 9, 2021
Characters returned to Fortnite in Season 7. Here are all of the Fortnite character locations in the new season, along with which ones offer upgrades, prop disguises, bounties, and more.
Fortnite first introduced NPCs in Season 5, with the large-scale overhaul of the economy. NPCs are back for the third time in Season 7, and they are just as useful as they have been in previous seasons.
Season 6’s crafting system is still in Fortnite, but upgrading and obtaining weapons might be easier bought than crafted. After the novelty wore off, the crafting system became another mundane part of the game. Now, it’s important than ever to learn where the NPCs are located.
Fortnite character locations list
|Abstrakt||Retail Row||Quests, Disguise|
|Bunker Jonesy||Lumber Lodge||Quests, Rift|
|Bushranger||The Aftermath||Quests, Disguise|
|Joey||Dirty Docks||Quests, Disguise|
|Hayseed||Steel’s Farm||Quests, Disguise|
|Marigold||Lazy Lake||Quests, Supply Drop|
|Rick Sanchez||Defiant Dish||Quests, Rift|
|Riot||Yellow Steel Bridge||Quests, Supply Drop|
|Rook||Dockside Dish||Quests, Supply Drop|
|Special Forces||Redacted||Quests, Hire, Duel|
|Swamp Stalker||East of Dampy Dish||Quests|
|Dr. Slone||Corny Complex||Quests, Dr. Slone’s Pulse Rifle|
Fortnite character locations map
Luckily, the folks at Fortnite.GG have an interactive map of all of the NPCs in Season 6.
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Here’s a map of all of the NPCs in Fortnite Season 7. We’ll keep this updated over the course of the season as more appear or are found around the map. Bigfoot, for instance, is missing from this list. We’re not sure whether that’s because he isn’t there or just hasn’t been found yet.
- Green icon: can hire the NPC
- Disguised man: offers a prop disguise
- Blue weapons: can duel the NPC
- Pink Rift: allows you to activate a Rift
- Yellow Box: can call down a Supply Drop
Compared to seasons past, the number of NPCs around the map is very minimal. As well, players can no longer upgrade weapons through NPCs. As for Exotic weapons, there is only one NPC that has a special weapon and that’s Dr. Slone at Corny Complex.
Fortnite Season 7 has reintroduced weapon upgrade benches. Here’s where every bench is located and how players can upgrade weapons in Fortnite.
1 day ago
June 8, 2021
Crafting has stuck around and Upgrade Benches have made a triumphant return! Here’s how to upgrade weapons in Fortnite Season 7 for the right price.
Fortnite Season 5 did away with Upgrade Benches – instead, integrating weapon upgrades into the new Gold Bars system. In Season 6, Epic introduced another new way to upgrade weapons in the form of the crafting system.
Now, at the start of Fornite Season 7, Upgrade Benches have returned to The Island, but they are different than before. Sadly, the ability to use NPCs to upgrade weapons has been removed, but using a Weapon Upgrade bench is just as easy.
Upgrade weapons in Fortnite Season 7
Season 7 has thinned out the number of NPCs available and has removed one of their most useful features. Players can’t visit an NPC and throw a few gold bars their way to upgrade weapons anymore. Instead, players have to either craft new weapons or use Upgrade Benches.
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The map below shows the location of every weapon upgrade bench in Season 7. In previous seasons, players would have to expend building materials to upgrade weapons. However, now upgrade benches accept gold bars in exchange for uprgades.
So, while there may not be any upgrade NPCS, Upgrade Benches are effectively the same thing. As with any upgrade system, each upgrade will cost a different amount of gold bars depending on the rarity of the item. In the past, Upgrade Benches would make players wait to receive their upgrade, but now they are delivered instantly.
The third and most tedious way to upgrade weapons is to use Fortnite’s crafting system. In Season 6, players had bones and mechanical parts to craft with. Now players have to craft nuts and bolts in order to craft a different weapon. This won’t increase the weapons rarity, but acts as a sidegrade to change the weapon type.