There is a variety of cosmetic items for use in Fortnite. These came from various sources, including, but not limited to Battle Pass seasons, a Twitch Prime Membership, buying a Starter Pack, and the Item Shop. You can gift cosmetic items using the Gifting system. Owned cosmetic items are stored in the Locker tab, in which players can freely switch between matches.
The types of cosmetic items are:
Back Blings, Emotes, Emoticons (Emojis), Gliders, Harvesting Tools (Pickaxes), Loading Screens, Music, Outfits (Skins), Contrails (Skydiving Trails), Sprays, Toys, Umbrellas, and Wraps.
Some outfits and back blings are also tied to
heroes in . Cosmetic items are not always available.
Fortnite: Save the World
Season 10/X onward, cosmetics such as Outfits, Back Blings, Emotes, Emoticons, Music, Loading Screens, Harvesting Tools, Sprays, Toys, and Wraps are available for players. Save The World Contrails and Gliders are not available as cosmetics in as the mode lacks the gliding and skydiving mechanic.
Fortnite: Save the World
Outfits are unique styles that can be earned from tiers, challenges and or even bought from the item shop. All skins are based off of other default character models such as
Recruit Jonesy and Recruit Ramirez.
Back Blings are cosmetic items that can be equipped onto the back of your player's character. One of the type of Back Blings that you can use are called
Harvesting tools are weapons that can be used to break objects or even fight other players with.
Gliders resemble characteristics of a parachute. Exiting the Party Bus is just one of many instances where you can use your glider. One of the type of gliders you can use are called
While free falling from the sky, a contrail can be used that follows your character. Contrails are mostly seen when exiting the Party Bus.
Emotes are character styles that are used for expressions. Emotes can express show-offs, dances, taunts, and can even require partner co-op.
Emoticons (Emojis) are cosmetic items that can be equipped in the use of communication. It can be used for comedic, fun, sad and or even tactical purposes.
Sprays are a cosmetic way of expressing yourself. You can spray objects such as walls and floors that will leave a spray stain.
Toys are fun cosmetic objects that can be used for games.
Wraps are used on weapons to change its color and or pattern.
Banners are the icons of players. Players can always edit and customize the icon and color.
Sitting in the lobby, you can toggle music on/off. If toggled on, you can choose a preference of the music that you'd like to listen to. These can be earned through tiers and or challenges.
On screens where you have to wait to get in a game, or have recently returned to lobby, players can choose a preference of the loading screens that they'd like to use.