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Pokimane’s Fortnite emote has unintended consequences for every skin

Published: 21/Jan/2020 23:50

by Eli Becht


As part of the Fortnite Icon series, Twitch star Imane ‘Pokimane’ Anys got her own emote in the game, but it’s doing some strange things to the character models.

Epic Games have been rolling out new cosmetics for Fortnite streamers with the new Icon series, with the likes of Ninja, Pokimane, and Jordan Fisher all being immortalized.

Ninja got things started with an outfit skin and emote, while Pokimane and Jordan Fisher followed with emotes. However, Poki’s emote isn’t doing any favors for the skins currently in the game.

Pokimane poses in Instagram selfie
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Pokimane has her own Fortnite emote now.

For some reason, her emote, which is a dance that the Twitch superstar popularized, stretched out the skins and warps their body size. This issue isn’t exclusive to just one skin, as players are reporting problems with a variety of them. The Kylo Ren skin, for example, becomes super stretched while using the emote.

An in-game example of this can be seen below, as Reddit user xTechFusion20x captured a clip of the Snorkel Ops performing this emote and becoming warped as a result.

Certain outfits get fat when using the new Poki emote. from FortNiteBR


If Snorkle Ops becoming wider isn’t enough evidence, players quickly revealed even more examples of the issue. Redditor Solid- shared an image of three different skins all having enlarged torsos, showing just how widespread the problem has become.

The Poki emote deforms most if not all skin’s chests, at least you can recreate Ben Swolo from FortNiteBR

All in all, it’s not the biggest deal as this won’t have any effect on gameplay, but it is annoying to see an emote you paid for significantly alter your character.

Several Fortnite cosmetics have had issues in the past, such as capes having unintended physics, and they were subsequently fixed by Epic.

fortnite icon series
Epic Games
The Fortnite Icon series is immortalizing streamers with in-game cosmetics.

Since this is happening to so many different skins, Epic might get a fix pushed out for this emote as soon as possible. In the meantime, you’ll just have to deal with your character model being a tad thicker than usual whenever you use this dance.

We’ll have to hope that future Icon emotes will not run into issues like this, especially since they all have a chance to become really popular.


Where is Mave in Fortnite? How to get the Storm Scout sniper rifle

Published: 24/Feb/2021 23:34

by Tanner Pierce


The Storm Scout sniper is one of the most sought-after Exotic weapons in Fortnite right now. While the weapon’s been in the game for a while in certain forms, players can now get the rifle with Mave. Here’s how you can find the weapon and the NPC as of February 24.

It’s safe to say that the the Storm Scout is one of the most powerful weapons in Fortnite right now. While the actual damage that it outputs is impressive, it also shows exactly where the storm/circle will form in the future, giving a pretty notable advantage to those who use it.

While the weapon has been available in a variety of ways over the past couple years since it’s inclusion, Epic has now thrown players for a loop by changing up where it’s available.

Mave and Storm Scout sniper rifle location

Epic Games
The Storm Scout sniper can now be found with Mave after the latest update from Epic Games.

While the Storm Scout sniper was previously available via the Lexa NPC near Hunter’s Haven, this is no longer the case. Instead, players will now have to travel a little bit further east if they want to pick up the powerful weapon.

As of February 24, the Storm Scout sniper rifle is available via Mave, just east of Catty Corner. Funny enough, she’s is located almost in the same place as Cole, who once sold the Hop Rock Dualies, so if you know where he is, you’ll be able to find Mave with ease.

If you’re still confused about what to do, here’s a step-by-step guide to help you out:

  1. Land in the island and go to the location seen in the image above (it’s the cliffside southeast of Catty Corner, overlooking the ocean).
  2. Go up to Mave, who will be looking at a shine-like object on the cliffside.
  3. Interact with Mave and tab over to the Storm Scout sniper.
  4. Purchase the sniper.
  5. The weapon will automatically show up in your inventory after the leave the menu.
Epic Games
The Storm Scout sniper costs 500 gold from Mave.

Like most Exotic weapon being sold at NPCs, the Storm Scout sniper rifle will cost players 500 Gold, so if you want the ability to get the weapon, you’ll need to save up a bit.

And that’s it! After you complete the above tasks you’ll have a Storm Scout sniper at your disposal. Of course, given the fact that we’re so close to the launch of Season 6, there’s always a chance that the location will change again in a few weeks.

We’ll keep this article updated for any further developments or changes regarding the sniper’s location should they arise. Until then, keep it locked to Dexerto.