Fortnite 1.8 Halloween Update brings the Fortnitemares

A Spooktacular new update has just hit for Fortnite, adding haunts and scares in time for Halloween.

Fortnite 1.8 adds a new zone – Hexsylvania – that adds 25 story quests, new creatures, eight new themed heroes, weapons, and yes, a spooky llama.

The update is now live, and for every 1,000 tickets you have, they will then be converted into Scavenger llamas.

Here’s the full breakdown of what’s arrived in the update.

  • ~25 Story Quests
  • Spooky Creatures
    • Pumpkin Head Husk
    • Vampire Taker
  • Spooky Llama
    • Buy it with candy! 😀
  • Eight new themed Heroes all getting into the Hexsylvanian spirit!
    • Each Class/Gender
  • New Weapons
    • Pumpkin Launcher (How else will you defeat the Pumpkin Head Husks??)
    • Grave Digger
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Ray Willmott

Ray is one of the original founders of Expansive. He is also a former Community Manager for Steel Media, and has written for a variety of gaming websites over the years. His work can be seen on Pocket Gamer,, Gfinity, and the Red Bull Gaming Column. He has also written for VG247, Videogamer, GamesTM, PLAY, and MyM Magazine,
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