What are Hot Spots in Fortnite? Gold locations explained

A flying drone at a Host Spot in FortniteEpic Games

Hot Spots are a brand new feature in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1. They’re indicated by gold location names on the map, but what do they mean? Let’s find out.

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 has introduced loads of new features to the game, but one of the most useful is Hot Spots, which give you a chance to get some high-rarity weapons at the start of a match.

There’s also a challenge this season that requires you to land at a Hot Spot, so there will probably be quite a few players wondering how to complete it, especially as there’s no clear explanation in the game.

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Below you’ll find answers to all your questions, including how to land at a Hot Spot in Fortnite and how to get those rare weapons.

A Hot Spot location in FortniteEpic Games

What are Hot Spots in Fortnite?

Hot Spots are special locations that are chosen at random at the start of each Fortnite match. If you visit one of these locations, there will be flying drones that carry high-rarity weapons inside of them.

You can shoot these flying drones out of the sky and stock up on some powerful weapons and healing items when they hit the ground, which will give you a head-start against the competition.

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How to land at Hot Spots in Fortnite

Hot Spots are indicated by gold location names on the Fortnite map, so it’s a good idea to check the map while you’re still inside the Battle Bus and mark the perfect Hot Spot to land at.

It’s likely that these Hot Spots will be filled with other players trying to get their hands on high-rarity weapons just like you, so keep an eye out for danger.

That’s everything you need to know about Hot Spots! Check out some more Fortnite guides below:

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