Gradually regenerates health through melee combat, and uses smoke bomb to heal allies.
— In-Game Description

Alchemist is a Specialty Ninja in Fortnite. The number of perks and abilities depends on the hero's maximum evolution and level.

Maximum evolutions

  • Rare: 4.
  • Epic and Legendary: 5


Name Unlocked Description
Icon Ninja Poison Blade
Corrosive Blade
30 Critical hits from the Ninja's edged weapons deal 30% of hit damage over time while reducing movement speed of target by 30%.
Icon Ninja Poison Stars
Corrosive Stars
18 Throwing Stars afflict their targets, doing 25% of Throwing Stars damage every 3 seconds, for 6 seconds. This effect can stack up to 3 times.
Icon Ninja Extra Long Fuse
Extra Long Fuse
25 Increases the duration of Smoke Bomb's persistent cloud effect by 5 seconds.
Icon Ninja Hearty Blade
Hearty Blade
5 Every 4th hit with a Sword restores X health to the Ninja.
Icon Ninja Mantis Leap
Mantis Leap
2 Ninja can leap once more while already jumping. Can only be executed once per jump.
Icon Ninja Medicinal Fumes
Medicinal Fumes
12 Smoke Bomb now heals allies who enter the affected area, restoring 3 base health every second.
Icon Ninja Shadow Stance
Shadow Stance
8 After defeating an enemy with edged damage, the Ninja enters a Shadow Stance for 4 seconds. During Shadow Stance damage resistance is increased by 15%, Mantis Leap costs 60% less energy and the Ninja becomes more difficult to see.
Icon Ninja Shadowier Stance
Shadowier Stance
15 Increases the damage resistance granted by Shadow Stance to 30%.
Icon Ninja Shinobi
Stars TierNumber 1Evo Reduces fall damage taken by 10%. Increases run and sprint speed by 10%.


Name Unlocked Description
Icon Ninja Dragon Slash
Dragon Slash
Stars TierNumber 3Evo Ninja springs forward 2 tiles, dealing a base of 95 edged weapon damage to all enemies within 0.5 tiles.
Icon Ninja Smoke Bomb
Smoke Bomb
1 The Ninja throws down a smoke bomb, creating a cloud that persists for 5 seconds. The cloud slows all enemies inside by 30%, dealing a base of 40 damage every second.
Icon Ninja Throwing Stars
Throwing Stars
Stars TierNumber 2Evo The Ninja hurls throwing stars in a straight line. Throws 1 star three times in a quick series, dealing a base of 35 edged weapon damage with each star.

Squad Bonuses

When put into a squad slot on the Hero screen, an alchemist can give either a passive support or tactical bonus. Some require a certain Primary Hero to use. Abilities that have percentages change depending on the star level.

Tactical Icon Tactical

Name Description
Icon Ninja Hearty Strikes
Hearty Strikes
Every 4th hit with a melee weapon restores 10 base health.


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