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Chapter 2: Season 4, also known as Season 14 in the game files, with the title "Nexus War", was the fourteenth season of Fortnite: Battle Royale, which started on August 27th, 2020, and ended on December 1st, 2020 (4:20 PM EST) after The Devourer of Worlds event ended (previous ending date was November 30, 2020). The theme revolved around Marvel: Nexus War.

This season was the first season not available for iOS players since Season 3, the season before Fortnite was ported to iOS.

Previously, in Fortnite... 

Far away, Thor is crowned the king of Asgard. 2 weeks later, Galactus warns Thor of the incoming threat called Black Winter, the death of all things. In order to stop the Black Winter from destroying Asgard and the universe, Thor becomes the Herald of Thunder and helps Galactus find 5 special planets to consume in order to stop the Black Winter. Galactus finds the rift above Catty Corner and the power of the Zero Point attracts him to it, so Thor enters the rift to warn it's inhabitants of the danger and to prepare to fight Galactus. Upon entering the island, he is confronted by Brite Bomber, Kit, Jonesy, Lynx, Peely, and Raven which Thor tries to talk to, in vain. The island slowly saps away part of Thor's memory, but upon seeing Galactus arriving in the distance he is reminded of his mission. He then sends his ravens to find help in his dimension, and in turn, the goddess also known as Lady Sif sends Storm, Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine, She-Hulk, Mystique, Dr. Victor Von Doom, and Groot as well as the Helicarrier to appear via the Bifrost.


If you read the Marvel Comics, you should know that: "While Galactus marked Thor Odin's son as his newest Herald and began consuming five special planets that would theoretically give him the power to oppose it, the Black Winter attacked an alternate universe and was confronted by its league of heroes. Upon looking in its eyes, the league saw the face of the one who was destined to kill them, and called out to their gods for help before being killed. The Black Winter then extinguished that universe, assuming the form of the cosmic hand that had originally created it. Returning to the Prime Marvel Universe, the Black Winter easily subdued Galactus and Thor." (From Marvel Database Black Winter)

How did it start?

The introduction to this season begins with Iron Man flying from missiles when suddenly the Bifrost takes him away. Then, we see She-Hulk holding a dumpster in front of two men firing, when she is taken by the Bifrost too. Next, Wolverine runs in a forest, and to his annoyance is too taken by the Bifrost. Finally, we see Thor wielding Mjolnir and bringing all 3 characters to the Battle Royale map, alongside Groot, Mystique, Storm and Doctor Doom. S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Helicarrier can be seen behind them.

The Fortnite characters (Raven, Lynx, Recruit Jonesy, and Peely) and the summoned heroes prepared to fight, but Thor defused the situation, and points to Galactus in the sky, who is fast approaching the island.

How did it end?

Throughout the season, Iron Man was coming up with an idea to stop Galactus. He used rift beacons to transport Stark Industries and Upstate New York to the island. He begins modifying a Battle Bus into a weapon. Over time, the Battle Bus received 3 stages of upgrade and towards the end of the season, the Battle Bus was upgraded with guns and equipped with Gamma Cells.

When the time came, Galactus arrived on the Apollo Island, dwarfing everything else in size. He then menacingly told everyone to beware of him and that he hungers. Galactus then destroyed Helicarrier 64, knocking the player into the air.. As the player started skydiving, Iron Man appeared and saved them by giving them a Stark Industries Jetpack. As Iron Man tells the player that they must stop Galactus from devouring the The Zero Point, Galactus' hand looms over the map and rips out the Zero Point from underneath The Ruins, cracking it and absorbing its energy. Iron Man tells the player that if Galactus continues to absorb The Zero Point at the rate he's going, there will be a full reality collapse. Galactus' continued absorption of The Zero Point causes everything and everyone to be sucked into it. The player emerges in The In-Between.

Iron Man explains to the player that he had upgraded a Battle Bus with cannons and Gamma Cells to use them as bombs. He then 'hacked' The Loop and cloned the upgraded battle bus around 1 billion times. He directed the player to shoot Gorgers and Gatherers unleashed by Galactus with their Battle Bus’ cannons, and to head towards Galactus to trick him into consuming the Battle Buses. If all went to plan, Galactus would be defeated. Throughout the fight, players got closer to Galactus and started to drive along his right arm with the help of Thor and Wolverine. Finally, when they got close to Galactus, players left their Battle Buses and watched as Galactus consumed the Battle Buses. As the Gamma rays detonated all at once, the combined energy caused severe damage to Galactus and sucked him into a rift, transporting him back to where he came from.

The screen then cuts to Agent Jones lying in his office as alarms blare and the walls crack around him.

Battle Pass

The Battle Pass cost 950 V-Bucks, like always, and the Battle Bundle cost 2,800 V-Bucks as well. Once again, The Hideout received a new look, which was now located inside the Helicarrier.

Rewards

Premium Tiers

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Mjolnir Strike - Spray - Fortnite.png
Thors Cloak - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
The MCG (Thor) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Mjolnir Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
Starshine - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Thor
Level 1
Mjolnir Strike
Level 3
Thor's Cloak
Level 5
The MCG (Thor Vol.6 #3)
Level 6
Mjolnir Awakening Challenges
Level 8
Starshine
Level 10
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Mjolnir's Path - Glider - Fortnite.png
Thor Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
Verdant Vascularity - Wrap - Fortnite.png
She-Hulk Smash - Spray - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
100x V-Bucks
Level 12
Mjolnir's Path
Level 14
Thor Awakening Challenges
Level 15
Verdant Vascularity
Level 16
She-Hulk Smash
Level 17
100x V-Bucks
Level 19
Cosmic Wave - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
The MCG (She Hulk) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Jennifer Walters - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Hammers of Justice - Harvesting Tool - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Carrying the Team - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Cosmic Wave
Level 20
The MCG (She-Hulk Vol.2 #27)
Level 21
Jennifer Walters
Level 22
Hammers of Justice
Level 25
100x V-Bucks
Level 26
Carrying the Team
Level 27
Jennifer Walters Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
Sap Light - Contrail - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Sapling Groot Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
Groot Glow - Spray - Fortnite.png
Might - Music - Fortnite.png
Jennifer Walters Awakening Challenges
Level 29
Sap Light
Level 30
100x V-Bucks
Level 31
Sapling Groot Awakening Challenges
Level 32
Groot Glow
Level 34
Might
Level 35
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The MCG (Groot) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Grootling - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Root Wing - Glider - Fortnite.png
Out on a Limb - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Groot
Level 38
The MCG (Groot #1 - 2015 SDCC Variant)
Level 39
Grootling
Level 40
100x V-Bucks
Level 41
Root Wing
Level 42
Out on a Limb
Level 44
Groot Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Storm Warning - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Storm's Strike - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Storm - Outfit - Fortnite.png
The MCG (Storm) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Groot Awakening Challenges
Level 46
100x V-Bucks
Level 47
Storm Warning
Level 49
Storm's Strike
Level 50
Storm
Level 53
The MCG (Storm Vol.3 #1)
Level 54
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Storm Flight - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Gathering Storm - Glider - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Storm Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
Menace - Music - Fortnite.png
Hand of Lightning
Level 55
Storm Flight
Level 56
Gathering Storm
Level 57
100x V-Bucks
Level 59
Storm Awakening Challenges
Level 60
Menace
Level 61
Doom Juice - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Staff of Doom - Harvesting Tool - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Arcane Steel - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Doctor Doom - Outfit - Fortnite.png
The MCG (Doctor Doom) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Doom Juice
Level 62
Staff of Doom
Level 64
100x V-Bucks
Level 65
Arcane Steel
Level 66
Doctor Doom
Level 67
The MCG (Vengeance Vol.1 #6)
Level 69
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Arcane Energy Glider - Glider - Fortnite.png
Doom Drop - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Doctor Doom Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
The MCG (Mystique) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Mystique Sneak - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
100x V-Bucks
Level 70
Arcane Energy Glider
Level 71
Doom Drop
Level 73
Doctor Doom Awakening Challenges
Level 74
The MCG (X-Men Vol.5 #4 - Maer Variant)
Level 75
Mystique Sneak
Level 76
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Identity Crisis - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Mystique - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Mystiques Skull - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
True Mystique - Spray - Fortnite.png
Gilded Morphic Blades - Harvesting Tool - Fortnite.png
100x V-Bucks
Level 78
Identity Crisis
Level 79
Mystique
Level 80
Mystique's Skull
Level 81
True Mystique
Level 82
Gilded Morphic Blades
Level 83
Morphic Blue - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Mystique Awakening Challenges - Challenges - Fortnite.png
The Man in the Suit - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Iron Man Backplate - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Morphic Blue
Level 85
Mystique Awakening Challenges
Level 86
The Man in the Suit
Level 87
100x V-Bucks
Level 88
Iron Man Backplate
Level 89
100x V-Bucks
Level 92
Tony Stark - Outfit - Fortnite.png
The MCG (Iron Man) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Repulsor Blast - Spray - Fortnite.png
Mark 85 Energy Blade - Harvesting Tool - Fortnite.png
Tony-Approved - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Mark 90 Flight Pack - Glider - Fortnite.png
Tony Stark
Level 93
'The MCG (Invincible Iron Man Vol.3 #1)
Level 94
Repulsor Blast
Level 95
Mark 85 Energy Blade
Level 96
Tony-Approved
Level 97
Mark 90 Flight Pack
Level 98
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Tony Stark Awakening Challenges
Level 100

Free Rewards

Bifrost Glow - Contrail - Fortnite.png
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
The MCG - Glider - Fortnite.png
Herald's Hammer - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Asgardian - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
War's Horizon - Music - Fortnite.png
Bifrost Glow
Level 2
100x V-Bucks
Level 4
The MCG
Level 6
Herald's Hammer
Level 9
Asgardian
Level 13
War's Horizon
Level 18
Scales of Justice - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Gamma Flex - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Sap - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Groot's Sap Axes - Harvesting Tool - Fortnite.png
Rocket Blaster - Spray - Fortnite.png
Cloudburst - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Scales of Justice
Level 23
Gamma Flex
Level 28
Sap
Level 33
Groot's Sap Axes
Level 37
Rocket Blaster
Level 43
Cloudburst
Level 48
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
Punk Ororo - Spray - Fortnite.png
Doom Chalice - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Doom Unleashed - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Zip Ribbons - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Inventor's Choice - Wrap - Fortnite.png
100x V-Bucks
Level 52
Punk Ororo
Level 58
Doom Chalice
Level 68
Doom Unleashed
Level 72
Zip Ribbons
Level 84
Inventor's Choice
Level 91
V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png
100x V-Bucks
Level 99

Wolverine Challenges

Berserker Barrage! - Spray - Fortnite.png
Adamantium Slash (Icon) - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Wolverines Trophy - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Ferocious - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Wolverine - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Weapon X - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Berserker Barrage!
Wolverine Challenges
Adamantium Slash
Wolverine Challenges
Wolverine's Trophy
Wolverine Challenges
Ferocious
Wolverine Challenges
Wolverine
Wolverine Challenges
Weapon X
Wolverine Challenges
Snikt! - Emote - Fortnite.png
The MCG (Wolverine) - Glider - Fortnite.png
Snikt!
Wolverine Challenges
The MCG (Wolverine Vol.2 #145)
Wolverine Challenges

Weekly Challenge Rewards

Jennifer Walters (Crimson) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Storm (Punk) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Wolverine (Classic) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Doctor Doom (God Emperor) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Mystique (Tactical) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Wolverine (Logan) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Jennifer Walters (Crimson)
Complete Challenges from Week 1 or 2
Storm (Punk)
Complete Challenges from Week 3 or 4
Wolverine (Classic)
Complete Challenges from Week 5 or 6
Doctor Doom (God Emperor)
Complete Challenges from Week 7 or 8
Mystique (Tactical)
Complete Challenges from Week 9 or 10
Wolverine (Logan)
Complete 60 Weekly Challenges

Foils

Thor (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Thors Cloak (Silver Foil) - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Jennifer Walters (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Groot (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Storm (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Thor (Silver Foil)
Level 105
Thor's Cloak (Silver Foil)
Level 105
Jennifer Walters (Silver Foil)
Level 110
Groot (Silver Foil)
Level 115
Storm (Silver Foil)
Level 120
Doctor Doom (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Mystique (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Tony Stark (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Wolverine (Silver Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Doctor Doom (Silver Foil)
Level 125
Mystique (Silver Foil)
Level 130
Tony Stark (Silver Foil)
Level 135
Wolverine (Silver Foil)
Level 140
Thor (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Thors Cloak (Gold Foil) - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Jennifer Walters (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Groot (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Storm (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Thor (Gold Foil)
Level 145
Thor's Cloak (Gold Foil)
Level 145
Jennifer Walters (Gold Foil)
Level 150
Groot (Gold Foil)
Level 155
Storm (Gold Foil)
Level 160
Doctor Doom (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Mystique (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Tony Stark (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Wolverine (Gold Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Doctor Doom (Gold Foil)
Level 165
Mystique (Gold Foil)
Level 170
Tony Stark (Gold Foil)
Level 175
Wolverine (Gold Foil)
Level 180
Thor (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Thors Cloak (Holo Foil) - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Jennifer Walters (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Groot (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Storm (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Thor (Holo Foil)
Level 185
Thor's Cloak (Holo Foil)
Level 185
Jennifer Walters (Holo Foil)
Level 190
Groot (Holo Foil)
Level 195
Storm (Holo Foil)
Level 200
Doctor Doom (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Mystique (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Tony Stark (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Wolverine (Holo Foil) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Doctor Doom (Holo Foil)
Level 205
Mystique (Holo Foil)
Level 210
Tony Stark (Holo Foil)
Level 215
Wolverine (Holo Foil)
Level 220

Achievement Rewards

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Mighty Marvel 'Brella
Victory Royale

Map Changes

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New Features & Changes

Update v14.00 (August 27th, 2020)

Update v14.10 (September 10th, 2020)

Update v14.20 (September 23rd, 2020)

Update v14.30 (October 13th, 2020)

Update v14.40 (October 21st, 2020)

Update v14.50 (November 3rd, 2020)

Update v14.60 (November 18th, 2020)

Galactus' Arrival (The Devourer of Worlds)

According to Donald Mustard, Galactus has been on his way since The End event, when he was attracted to the power of the Zero Point since it resolved matter, creating the island we have in Chapter 2.

During The Devourer of Worlds, Galactus crashes in the sea and makes his way towards the island. He powers up his hunger and shoves the Helicarrier to the ocean, upon players being rescued by Iron Man, who grants them Stark Industries Jetpacks. During this moment on, Galactus makes his way towards The Ruins and the energy of the Zero Point is given to him, although it is exposed to the entire island, starting to absorb its power. Iron Man sends players to the In-Between, where players use his modified Battle Buses' laser cannons to fight Galactus. Stark explains that if Galactus successfully weakens, he will enter a portal back to his reality. Galactus sends out Gorgers and Gatherers which were easy for the laser cannons to hit, but he still is harnessing the Zero Point. After one moment, everyone heads into the depths of space.

Once Galactus threatens to punch the Battle Bus, Thor arrives and wields Mjolnir in front of the bus. Iron Man takes the Battle Buses up Galactus' arm, where more Gorgers and Gatherers are sent. The song "Demon Fire" by AC/DC plays during this scene. Once in Galactus' shoulder, Wolverine crashes in the front of the bus and disarms all of the drones with his Adamantium Claws, just before Galactus is taking the bait to consume all of the Battle Buses. Iron Man evacuates players off their buses, while Thor, She-Hulk, Groot, and Storm join him. The Marvel heroes also head into Galactus' mouth alongside the Battle Buses.

With Gamma energy powered from the buses, Galactus weakens and pukes himself to death, and enters the said rift back to his reality. Iron Man congratulates everyone for their successful efforts before the screen fades to black.

After this moment on, players are treated to a cutscene where we return to the office seen in The Device being in an emergency lockdown state. A phone call rings, and Agent John Jones wakes up from what seemed to be a nightmare. Instead of accessing the rest of the cutscene, players see a message in space reading "To be Continued... In Season 5!", entering a prep state for the next season.

Trivia

  • This season was not available to iOS players (See FreeFortnite).
    • Android players were able to play this season; however, they were required to download Fortnite directly from Epic Games in order to play.
    • This meant that Chapter 2: Season 4 was the first season of Fortnite that was not available on every platform.
  • The Chapter 2: Season 4 Battle Pass was the first Battle Pass to not include any universal emotes, as they are replaced by Built-In Emotes for each of the Battle Pass Outfits.
  • It was also the first Battle Pass to not have an outfit as the level/tier 100 unlock, with the challenges for Tony Stark's "Suit Up" Built-In Emote being unlocked instead.

Teasers

  • Teaser 1: Thor is teased.
  • Teaser 2: The first and second pages of the comic book is teased with Thor as the Herald of Thunder.
  • Teaser 2: The third and fourth pages of the comic book is teases with Thor on Apollo with Jonesy and Raven.
  • Teaser 3: The fifth and sixth pages of the comic book is teased which shows Thor fighting the Fortnite characters.
  • Teaser 5: The seventh and eight pages of the comic book are teased which shows Galactus heading to the island to consume The Zero Point.

The Teasers combined say "NEXUS", which is a reference to The Zero Point.

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