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Change your hero loadout. Upgrade and manage Heroes and defenders.
— In-Game Description

In Fortnite: Save the World, players are able to play as different Heroes belonging to each unique class with abilities. The four type of Hero classes that can be played as are Outlanders, Soldiers, Constructors and Ninjas.

Playing the storyline, or engaging in activities will help your chances in obtaining more heroes. By using whichever hero, belonging to the class you choose, you will gain additional benefits that will increase your Hero squads overall power. To gain more Hero power, you can match your supporting heroes with the team perk you choose. Together, many bonuses will be in your favor.

Hero abilities can be unlocked by evolving your Hero. Tier 2 evolutions grant the second ability and tier 3 evolutions grant the last ability.

Evolution List

  • Uncommon: up to Stars TierNumber 3.png evolutions
  • Rare: up to Stars TierNumber 4.png evolutions
  • Epic, Legendary, and Mythic: up to Stars TierNumber 5.png evolutions

Hero Classes

For a list of the four Hero classes; see below.


Constructor HID Constructor BASEBig SR.png

Constructor - Icon - Fortnite.pngConstructors are building-focused classes, providing supercharged structures and traps to improve a team's defences and crowd control.


Ninja HID Ninja Swordmaster SR.png

Ninja - Icon - Fortnite.pngNinjas excels in melee combat and mobility, with Mantis Leap, Dragon Slash, and Smokescreen allowing them to dart in and out of harm's way.


Outlander HID Outlander SphereFragmenSR.png

Outlander - Icon - Fortnite.pngOutlanders specialize in treasure finding and resource collecting, with perks and abilities that help them find valuable loot, but also few combat abilities to help them pack a punch in tight situations.


Soldier HID Commando GunTough SR.png

Soldier - Icon - Fortnite.pngSoldiers provide the bulk of a team's firepower by buffing allies, debuffing enemies, and shredding Husks with combat-focused abilities to be better.