How to get Launch Pads in LEGO Fortnite

Josh Taylor
LEGO Fortnite Building Part of Launch Pad that has been added in Chapter 5 Season 1.

If you want to get your hands on Launch Pads in LEGO Fortnite, here’s everything you need to know about how to unlock and build them in-game.

LEGO Fortnite has quickly become one of the game’s most popular modes, shattering player count records when it launched.

One of the main aspects of the game surrounds building with your own LEGO pieces to make and craft various structures and items. Players have built a wide range of different creations, which have included anything from moving vehicles to even recreating an iconic Call of Duty map.

Epic Games has now added a wave of new features and changes in the V28.10 update. One of these is the brand-new Launch Pad item. Here is how to unlock, build, and use the Building Part in LEGO Fortnite.

How to unlock Launch Pads in LEGO Fortnite

To unlock Launch Pads in LEGO Fortnite, you will need to get four Copper Bars and one piece of Silk Fabric.

LEGO Fortnite Launch Pad ingredients from the in-game Build menu.
Launch Pads can be found at the bottom of the Toys section of the Build Menu in the game.

Players have reported that when jumping straight into the game after the update, they have been unable to see that a Launch Pad is available for them to make from the ‘Toys’ section of their Build menu.

Instead, players have found that if they collect the Copper Bars and Silk Fabric ingredients needed, it will then be unlocked. Also, make sure your Village level is at least 7 and that you have unlocked the other Toys already.

How to build a Launch Pad in LEGO Fortnite

To build a Launch Pad, you must use your Build menu and go to the ‘Toys’ section, where you can select and make it using eight Flexwood, four Copper Bars, and one piece of Silk Fabric.

You can then place the Launch Pad anywhere you would like, such as on the floor or even on top of a Dynamic Foundation to elevate your builds.

If you need help getting any of these ingredients, then see our guides on how to get Flexwood and Copper Bars. To get Silk Fabric, you would need to obtain five Silk from Spiders, use a Spinny Wheel to make five pieces of Silk Thread, and put five into a Loom to get one piece of Silk Fabric.

How to use a Launch Pad in LEGO Fortnite

To use Launch Pads in LEGO Fortnite, simply jump onto the pad, and it will then shoot you into the sky.

LEGO Fortnite player shown placing a Launch Pad on the ground.
LEGO Fortnite player placing a Launch Pad on the ground.

We would recommend placing the Launch Pad at a high point and having your Glider equipped so that you can quickly deploy your flying device and travel around your world easily and quickly.

So there you have it – that’s everything you need to know about how to get Launch Pads in LEGO Fortnite. For more, be sure to check our other content and guides below:

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Josh is a Gaming and Trending News writer for Dexerto. He is a Loughborough University graduate that has been obsessed about all things gaming, esports, TV and movies, and anime since an early age, and so covers a variety of content. After running social media accounts for FPS titles over the years he specializes in Call of Duty, Halo, Fortnite, Apex Legends and Counter-Strike. As well as non-FPS titles like Genshin Impact, Pokemon, and anything Nintendo related. You can contact him at: josh.taylor@dexerto.com