Fortnite: Who Is Gildedguy And How To Unlock The Skin

Everything you need to know about this new skin!

July 20, 2021

Epic Games is constantly working on uplifting content creators on Fortnite this season.

We previously saw Guggimon who was featured in the Battle Pass and very recently the World Cup winner Bugha also got his own skin in the game.

This time Gildedguy is the new animated skin that will be making its way to Fortnite via a special Party Royale event.

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The Story Of Gildedguy

Before we discuss how to get the Gildedguy skin in Fortnite, let’s find out who is Gildedguy.

Gildedguy is a Dojo Duelist character created by Michael Moy who goes by the same online name Gildedguy (Michael Moy). For the uninitiated, Dojo Duels is a system, much like RHG (Rock Hard Gladiators), where one animator or artist challenges another to battle each other’s Duelist character.


The backstory of Gildedguy goes something like this: He was once a house painter resident who took pleasure in little things but also wished that his life was a bit more exciting. One day, he uses a slushy substance on his paintbrush to draw knight armor and a sword. Mysteriously, the art turns into life with an actual golden armor for him.

Surprised by this, Gildedguy sets out to know more about the mysterious paint. He ends up quitting his job as a painter and turns into an artist. In his current state, he experiences takes part in battles with other such fictional characters. (Source)

Fortnite Short Nite 2 Featuring Gildedguy

Once again, Epic Games is back with a sequel of Short Nite for Party Royale.

For those who do not know, Short Nite is like a mini film festival which is held in Fortnite where you can chill out with other players and watch a bunch of short films that you might not get to see anywhere else.

Fortnite Short Nite 2 date and time: July 23rd at 2 PM ET to July 25, 2 PM ET.

The total runtime of the shorts is about 40 minutes, and the show will run non-stop for 48 hours so you can jump in anytime you want.

This time, Gildedguy is one of the characters featuring in Short Nite. Among the various animated shorts, we will also get to see the world premiere of the Gildedguy Gets Up.

How To Get Gildedguy Skin In Fortnite

Gildedguy skin will be available in the Fortnite Item Shop starting July 22 at 8 PM ET. You will get the skin as a part of the Gilded Guy set which includes:

  • Gilgedguy outfit
  • Slush Fighter Cape Back Bling
  • Stellapen Smashpack Pickaxe

Since it is an Epic rarity outfit, you will have to spend 1500 V-Bucks to get the Gildedguy skin in Fortnite.

Manisha Priyadarshini

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