Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6: How Does Crafting Work?

Players can now craft weapons in Fortnite!

March 16, 2021

With Chapter 2: Season 6 of Fortnite now officially underway, it looks like players can now get crafting! We’ve got everything you need to know on the game-changing mechanic that has just been added. It also looks like there are animals wandering around the Battle Royale map, but do they serve a purpose? Here’s what you need to know.

Animals and crafting aren’t the only new additions to Fortnite in Chapter 2: Season 6, there’s plenty of new skins, and even new points of interest around the map! DualShockers have got everything you need to know in preparation for jumping into the new season.

Animals In Fortnite

Animals have officially joined the already chaotic Battle Royale, and they aren’t just to look pretty on the map! They serve multiple purposes, but players will want to hunt and kill these animals to collect their bones and meat, these materials can then be used to craft various weapon types.

@FortniteBR on Twitter broke the news before Season 6 went live. Check out their tweet below.

The animals are also part of weekly challenges and more!

DualShockers has released a full guide on the new animals that can be found in Fortnite Season 6, make sure to check it out to find all the details.

How To Craft Weapons

So, you’ve killed some animals and collected their bones and meat, now what?

You’ll need to start harvesting materials from a car, after some time you’ll receive a notification stating “mechanical parts found!” that means you’re one step closer to crafting weapons.

All you need to do is head to your inventory in-game and select the crafting tab, you’ll then see various weapons you’ll be able to craft with either mechanical parts or animal parts. If you’ve collected all of the required parts, you can hit craft and receive your weapon!

Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 6

The Fortnite servers are back online and Chapter 2: Season 6 has officially begun, DualShockers have got everything you need to know about the latest season before you jump in and play.

Kyle Knight

Kyle (He/Him) is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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