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How to get Avengers Hulk Smashers Pickaxe in Fortnite for free

Published: 30/Jul/2020 1:08

by Tanner Pierce

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In a bit of a surprising move, Epic Games and Square Enix announced that Fortnite will soon be getting a new pickaxe based on the Hulk’s hands from the upcoming ‘Avengers’ game, and we’ve got the lowdown on how to snag it.

Crossovers are nothing new for Fortnite: Every few months (at the bare minimum), there’s always a new property that Fornite crosses over with in some way. Just this past season we got both an Aquaman skin and a Captain America skin, so it’s quite unsurprising when a new one comes along.

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While the game’s next crossover is continuing the Marvel partnership, it involves a new property that hasn’t been touched yet: The upcoming Square Enix-published ‘Avengers’ game. While Marvel showed off more of the title today, including its first post-launch DLC, Hawkeye, they also confirmed that an item based on its upcoming release will be added to one of the world’s most popular battle royales.

What you need to know about the items

Right now, the only item set to be available in Fortnite is the Hulk Smashers pickaxe. In what’s clearly reminiscent of the old foam Hulk gloves that were all the rage with kids, players will be able to use Hulk’s hands as a harvesting tool in order to break down materials.

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These items, obviously, give no actual advantage to the player, so there’s no worry about being outplayed by someone who has these hands.

This leaves the question: how can you earn this item for free?

Step 1: Get access to the Avengers beta.

There are a couple of ways you can get this done. First and foremost, you can pre-order the game from anywhere offering the beta access (which, at this point, is all major stores). If you pre-order on PlayStation 4, you can get into the beta on August 7, 2020.

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Players who pre-order on Xbox One will be able to get into the beta on August 14, 2020, while all PlayStation 4 players, regardless of pre-order, will be able to get in on the same day.

If you don’t feel like pre-ordering, the only date you have to remember is August 21, 2020. That’s the day that everyone, regardless of their console choice or pre-order status, gets into the beta. On that day, all you have to do is download it off the digital platform of choice.

Step 2: Link your Epic Games and Square Enix accounts

This part is a bit more complicated. We’ve included steps below so that you can understand it as easily as possible.

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  1. Go to Square Enix’s official Fortnite landing page by clicking here.
  2. Click the login/register button found on the page and sign in, or make a Square Enix account. After you’re done with this step, it will redirect you to the original Square Enix/Fortnite landing page.
  3. Click on the button to “Link your account,” which will allow you to sign in with your Epic Games profile.

After this point, barring any issues, your two accounts should be linked together, which will allow you to earn the Hulk Smashers.

This is the screen you should see after successfully linking both accounts.

Step 3: Complete all three HARM challenges featured in the beta.

This is another relatively simple task. The beta itself includes a slew of different missions, challenges, and areas. There’s honestly a surprising amount of content jam-packed into the beta, itself. For this item, however, you only need to complete all three HARM challenges.

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The challenge is essentially the game’s version of wave-based combat. While there’s not a lot of information available about these, it seems like once players reach a certain wave, the room will be “completed,” and players will be able to move onto the next one.

That’s it! Once you complete all three of these steps, you’ll have the Hulk Smashers in your Fortnite inventory available for use whenever you want.

Of course, if you really don’t want to play the Avengers beta, you will be able to buy them in the Fortnite store at some point in the future. That being said, free is always better and, who knows, maybe you’ll end up wanting to pick up the full Avengers game in the future.

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Where to find Marvel bosses in Fortnite Season 4: Iron Man, Gorger, more

Published: 17/Oct/2020 4:59

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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Epic Games has teamed up with Marvel once again in Fortnite Season 4. This time, some of their biggest characters are scattered across the land in the form of bosses. Here’s everything you need to know about where to find them.

It’s a beautiful thing when two worlds collide. Figuratively speaking, of course. But it’s hard to find a pair that has overlapped better than Fortnite and the Marvel Universe. They’re both big, bright, colorful, and rich in lore. And of course, they’re both immensely popular.

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It all started when Epic Games launched the Thanos LTM back in April 2018. It’s been a while since then, but the two worlds have crossed over once again, and this time, it’s been a blast.

Galactus, a cosmic being who consumes planets to sustain himself, is planning to wreak havoc on the Fortnite island. As a result, heroes and villains within the Marvel Universe have been popping up all over the place. Some of them are bosses, which players can hunt and eliminate for rewards. But in order to do that, you’ll need to know where to find them.

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Here’s what you need to know.

Iron Man

Iron Man might be a fan-favorite hero, but he’s a formidable foe in Fortnite. If you’re willing to take him on to get your hands on his prized possession, a pair of badass rocket gloves, you can find him in Stark Industries. It’s located on the north-east side of the map. But be warned, he’ll put up a hell of a fight.

Fortnite Bosses Iron Man

Gorger

Gorgers are bigger and more dangerous versions of the Gatherer Drones. Galactus has programmed and sent them with one objective; to create chaos.

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However, they don’t have a specific spawn location, which makes them a little harder to find. But if you find and kill the Gorger that can be seen at the start of the match, it will shoot a red beam that leads you right to the boss variants.

Fortnite Boss Gorger

Doctor Doom

Doctor Doom is one of the more iconic villains in the Marvel Universe. He’s mostly known as the main antagonist in the Fantastic Four series. However, he’s also tangled with Black Panther, Iron Man, Spider-Man, X Men, and The Avengers many times.

The imposing menace has found a new home at Pleasant Park. The first thing you’ll notice is that it’s been renamed Doom’s Domain.

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Next, you’ll notice that he’s recruited a bunch of hostile guards to make your life difficult. But don’t worry too much about them. You can find Doctor Doom walking around Doom House, which is on the northern side of Doom’s Domain.

Bear in mind, though, that as a patrolling character, he will make brief stops in other places in the area. So you might need to look around for a bit before you find him.

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If you manage to find him and take him down, he’ll drop some items that will let you use his overpowered abilities as well as a card that lets you access a secret vault.

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And with that, you’re ready to rock and roll. The boss fights can be somewhat challenging, but with a bit of time and effort, you’ll persevere.

We’ll keep this article updated as more Marvel heroes make their appearance as bosses in Fortnite.