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Disambig-icon.pngFor the article on the The Spray of the same name, please see Deadfire (Spray)

This town ain't big enough...
— In-Game Description

Deadfire is a Legendary Outfit in Fortnite: Battle Royale that can be purchased from the Item Shop for 2,000 V-Bucks. Deadfire was first released in Season 6 for Fortnitemares and is part of the Western Wilds Set.

Selectable Styles

Deadfire is Reactive - His appearance changes by outliving other players or dealing damage to players and AIs. He and his cosmetics - Shackled Stone and Dark Shard received the Ghost style in Update v14.50.

Default Ghost
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Item Shop Appearances

Appearances: 15


As A Character

With a pistol in his hand and some undead magic on his side, Deadfire patrols the plains to keep them free of evil. Prove yourself as a gunslinger and he'll be your ally for (after)life.
Character Collection Book

Deadfire can be found as a Character at Sheriff's Office.

The Exotic Hop Rock Dualies could be purchased from him from Update v15.40, removing its availability from Cole. After Update v16.00, he no longer sold this exotic.
However, from Update v16.40, he has been selling the Exotic Marksman Six Shooter.

Interactions

Deadfire
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Make it quick, partner.


Uncommon Quest
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Pistol damage
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120
Gunslingin' is a way of life. If you got the stomach for it.


I'd hate to match you in a duel.


Uncommon Quest
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Pistol damage with common or uncommon pistols
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120
Don't need a fancy pistol to work. Just need one that shoots.


I'll make a gunslinger outta you yet.


Uncommon Quest
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Pistol Eliminations
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120
Watch your back. My pistol's the only friend I trust.


Just like a real gunslinger.


Buy Revolver
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No refunds.


Exotic Buy Marksman Six Shooter
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-400
No refunds.


Hire Deadfire
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-95
Tch, ain't been someone's deputy in a while.

First encounter
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Ain't seen you before, cowpoke.


A week since last played match
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Well well. Look who decided to saddle up again. Good to see you.


Outfit Reaction
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Wearing Mancake
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I've got my eye on you. Don't try nothin' fishy.

Deadfire (v15.40)
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Mysterious things have been happening 'round these parts.

Quest Dialogue

Common/Uncommon Quest
Uncommon Deadfire
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Talk to Deadfire
Won't take more'n a second, pard.


Good to have an ally like you out here.


Uncommon Deadfire
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Pistol damage
Consider it dueling practice.


Nice work, pard.


Uncommon Deadfire
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Pistol Eliminations
Pistol's the only heat I ever pack.


Pistol. Best friend you'll ever have on the plains.

Rare Quest
Rare Deadfire
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Pistol eliminations
Pistols at dawn. Or anytime, really.


Nice gunslingin', partner.


Rare Deadfire
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Head Shot Eliminations
Make it clean. Make it count.


Ayup. That's how we did it back in my glory days.

Epic Quest

Chapter 2: Season 6

Epic Deadfire
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Deal damage within 20 meters using a pistol
It's time to take 'em out, partner.


These outlaws are dangerous. Don't let 'em get too close.


Epic Deadfire
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Eliminate Raptor, Zenith, or Blackheart
It's time to take 'em out, partner.


Well, that's one less outlaw roaming the land.


Epic Deadfire
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Eliminate an opponent at a distance greater than 25 meters
Some monsters are dangerous up close.


Out on the prairie, it's best to keep your distance


Epic Deadfire
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Craft pistols
Time to get centered, building pistols calms the soul.


Nothing like some smoooooth action.


Chapter 2: Season 5

Epic Deadfire
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Headshot Damage to players with Pistols or Sniper Rifles
Now how about some precision shootin', partner?


Nice work, pard. I guess you have some skills after all.


Epic Deadfire
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Pistol Damage
Slingin' lead at some outlaws always helps me focus


When the spirit is centered, it is open to outside energy.


Epic Deadfire
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Bathe in the Purple Pool at Steamy Stacks
Picking up some spicy energy coming from the ol' Power Plant, go check it out.


Yee-haw! Nothin' like messing with forces beyond human comprehension!


Epic Deadfire
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Enter the Zero Point
Someone's gotta take the plunge in the Zero Point. Might as well be you.


You survivied? Well, I reckon I owe Kit some gold.


Epic Deadfire
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Destroy Crystal Trees
I got some spiritual interference coming from these crystal trees...


Well I can't sense any more energy, but my headache's gone so that's nice


Epic Deadfire
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Upgrade a weapon
It's time to upgrade your steel, pardner.


Nothing like some smoooooth action.

Trivia

  • Deadfire's ID is CID_250_Athena_Commando_M_EvilCowboy.
  • Deadfire's early codename seems to have been BadassCowboy before being ultimately changed to EvilCowboy. This suggests that Deadfire's connection to the Cube wasn't planned at first.
    • The Epic Games Gliders Developer Video[1] showcases a prototype of Deadfire's Dark Engine Glider, confirmed to be the reserved BadassCowboyLocomotive Glider.
    • Both the Longhorn and Prickly Axe use the codename BadassCowboy, and are western themed. Longhorn was notably added into the files for the first time during Season 6, when Deadfire was released.
  • Deadfire is the male counterpart to Calamity.
  • He shares the same description as the Shootout At Sundown Loading Screen.
  • Deadfire appeared in the Season 6 Fortnitemares Trailer.
    • In that same trailer, the spurs of his boots produced sound while in-game they don't.
  • Deadfire was one of the main Outfits for Fortnitemares 2018.
  • Deadfire was the first Reactive Outfit.
  • The spurs in his boots actually rotate if the player pays real close attention to them.
  • His normal dialogue got updated when The Zero Point got more unstable.
  • Deadfire was the first Character to have sold two Exotic weapons.
    • He was also the only one to have his spawn completely moved.

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