What is a Combat Cache in Fortnite? Location & how to collect an item
Fortnite has brought a brand-new set of Quests alongside the Spider-Verse crossover event, and you’re tasked with collecting an item from a Combat Cache. Here’s what a Combat Cache is in Fortnite, as well as how to find them.
With the Spider-Verse event here, Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 is wrapping up ahead of June’s Season 3. If you’re looking to finish the Battle Pass ahead of the new season, then you should look at the Quests that are added each week.
Alongside a new batch of Weekly Quests, the ‘Stake a Claim’ Quests have been added to the Trials, offering players a ton more XP. In these Quests you’ll have to collect an item from a Combat Cache, so here’s everything you need to know about the Combat Cache in Fortnite.
What is a Fortnite Combat Cache?
A Combat Cache allows you to collect high-tier loot during a Fortnite match, including powerful weapons. If you recover a Combat Cache before your opponents, you’ll be able to get an advantage over them.
These work similarly to Supply Drops which grant players weapons and items mid-game. Since Supply Drops have been vaulted during Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2, the Combat Cache is now your new source of weapons and gear.
Where to find Combat Caches in Fortnite
Combat Caches can be recovered from random spots on the map approximately eight minutes into the match. You’ll be informed of this by a large beam of light as well as a marker appearing on the map with the image of a Combat Cache.
Here’s how to collect an item from a Combat Cache in Fortnite:
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- Hop into a Fortnite match.
- Wait for approximately eight minutes until the Combat Cache marker appears on the map.
- Head towards the Combat Cache location.
- Approach the Combat Cache and press the Interact button.
- Wait 50 seconds for the Combat Cache to open.
- Collect the loot that falls out of the Combat Cache.
Since you’ll have to wait 50 seconds in order for the Combat Cache to open, we recommend stocking up on weapons and healing items before you visit it so that you’re prepared for enemy attacks.
You should hurry to the Combat Cache as soon as it spawns on the map as the value of the loot will decrease as time passes, and this will be showcased by the color of the beam of light changing.
In order to complete the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 Quest, you’ll only need to collect one item from a Combat Cache. Once this is done, you’ll be awarded 35,000 XP for your efforts.
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