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Ali-A reveals how Fortnite clues may hint at upcoming Mythic abilities

Published: 9/Nov/2020 20:11 Updated: 9/Nov/2020 21:04

by Alan Bernal


Fortnite YouTuber Ali-A has suspicions that Epic Games could be hiding the next Mythic abilities and weapons in plain sight using splash art for Marvel heroes in the battle royale.

So far, newer characters like Ghost Rider and Daredevil have appeared in special Marvel Knockout Super Series Cups to unlock the characters. But Ali-A noticed the distinct imagery that filled the void behind the heroes.

Now some of these will look familiar to Fortnite players seeing as the Mythic ability they correspond to have already been integrated within the game. However it could be that Epic are giving fans a quick teaser of upcoming signature weapons.

“We’ve had Fireballs, we’ve had Claws,” Ali-A explained. “We’ve had loads of icons that are shown in the background, yet they just haven’t appearing [in Fortnite].”

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Ali-A has been suspicious about some of the icons seen in the Marvel Fortnite graphics.

The Fortnite x Marvel collaboration has been building up to Galactus and the inevitable end of the Nexus War event, meaning the adventure with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and friends isn’t going away just yet.

This means that a number of skins, abilities, and even characters could yet to even make their presence known on the Fortnite island, seeing as Galactus would need an army of heroes to effectively meet the threat.

“The fact they’re using these Mythic icons on their official Fortnite imagery makes me think these definitely have to come out. And it’s a good sign that more Mythic abilities, weapons and potential Bosses are coming to the Fortnite map,” Ali-A said.

As far as the YouTuber is concerned, Epic has been feeding these small clues for anyone that cares to pay attention – especially since they can have major implications for incoming content.

For example, there have been leaks in the past few weeks that suggest an updated model for Black Widow will be coming to Fortnite. The first Marvel hero in Fortnite, the heroine is expected to get another skin, and possibly Mythic weapon, for her upcoming ‘Black Widow’ Marvel movie.

Epic Games have loads of different avenues to explore until the end of the Nexus War, which could introduce more Marvel heroes into Fortnite.


How to watch Fortnite’s Galactus event: Start time, leaks, location, more

Published: 25/Nov/2020 10:40 Updated: 25/Nov/2020 22:44

by Brad Norton


Fortnite’s hotly-anticipated Galactus event, coming soon as the Season 4 finale, is the talk of the town; from when the Marvel character will make his mark, to how you can watch it in-game, here’s everything you need to know.

A bright object in the sky has begun hurtling towards the Fortnite map, and thanks to datamining and logic, it seems only reasonable to suggest that Galactus is on his way to cause destruction.

Similar to the devastation caused by the Season 1 meteor, you would have to think that his intentions are not good. It seems we’re gearing up for a massive battle featuring every Marvel character currently in the game.

The original Fortnite meteor was first spotted a month and a half before it landed – destroying Dusty Depot – and the same type of impact appears to be on the horizon.

Fortnite Galactus event start date and time

Such is the hype surrounding the appearance of Galactus that he’s taken an incredibly long time to appear. However, his arrival is finally set in stone.

The Nexus War finale event is a one-time spectacle set to kick off on Tuesday, December 1 at 4 PM ET | 1 PM PT | 9 PM GMT.

Some leaks of the upcoming event have made their way to the internet which depicts Thor, She-Hulk, Wolverine, and Iron Man offering themselves as soldiers to fight Galactus.

Fortnite Galactus event
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Fighting Galactus to end the Nexus War will be a one-time event. No replays for this historic battle.

Galactus Fortnite event leaks

The event itself could see the superheroes taking on Galactus in the form of a raid. Or you could possibly have Galactus taking on the whole lobby, or a Thanos-inspired mode akin to Chapter 1.

Galactus is officially listed as being 28ft tall and that in itself could offer some interesting gameplay options. Given that this will close out a season-long Nexus War, there’s a good chance you’ll have a ton of manual input here. So expect to help the heroes in their fight.

First look at Galactus

With the use of one of the game’s sniper rifles, it’s possible for players to look through the scope, at the object in the sky, and spy him. He’s obviously been getting closer and closer over the season, but thanks to new leaks, we’ve got a better look at the figure than ever before.

It turns out there’s actually a standard sized Galactus skin in the game’s files. Perhaps we’ll be able to run around as the Devourer of Worlds after the event. Only time will tell.

Here are some datamined images of Galactus’ model, too.

The main rumor concerning Phase 4 of the MCU is that Galactus will indeed be the archetypal villain of the main films. The Devourer of Worlds quite literally does what he says on the tin, and his power is unmatched.

The Fortnite tie-in will be a great way to introduce casual fans to the presence of one of the universe’s most powerful, cosmic entities.

We’ve also got a look at where Galactus is. It seems he’s positioned right about the ruins POI in-game from this screenshot from Fortnite leaker, Fevers.

Rising Out of the Water

ShiinaBR also tweeted on November 22, 2020 that Galactus has slowly begun to rise out of the water. We’ll make sure to update this article when we have a better look at this.

Lazing Device

On November 4, Fortnite data miner Mang0e tweeted about a mysterious new weapon in the works. Hardly anything is known about what this ‘Lazing Device’ is. However, Mang0e believes it could perhaps be a prototype for the upcoming Cosmos rifle.

Its base stats are that of the Bolt Sniper Rifle, which is the same as the Cosmos ones, too. Mang0e goes on to say in their Twitter thread that this is all speculation, however, but rebuffs his claims by saying that they were right about the Slurp Bazooka in the past.

For more, detailed information regarding the Lazing Device, check out our dedicated article.