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This item has been made unavailabe in standard playlists to balance the loot pool. It may return in the future.

Spicy Fish are a category of Fish found in Fortnite: Battle Royale. They were added in Chapter 2: Season 4.


Spicy Fish are caught usually in Fishing Holes, but they can be caught in calm waters too at a lower chance. They are found in any body of water, with versions only being found with differing variables.

The maximum size of Spicy Fish can be 60cm, the minimum being 30cm.

Name Image Location
Molten Spicy Fish
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Drift Spicy Fish
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Forest Areas
White Spotted Spicy Fish
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Mountainous Areas
Southern Spicy Fish
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Swamp Areas
Sky Blue Spicy Fish
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Coastal Areas


Spicy Fish are consumed to heal 15 Health. They also give the player an identical effect to Peppers, giving the player a boost to their movement speed for 1 minute.

Spicy Fish can be thrown by holding the Aim button and using the projectile arc to guide them. Once landed, it will ping its location to squad-mates


Spicy Fish can only be found by Fishing.


Spicy Fish heal 15 Health. They take 1 second to consume.

Spicy Fish
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Healing: 15 Health
Max Stack: 2
Time to Use: 1s


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The risk was calculated... but man am I bad at math.
This section outlines a strategy. Feel free to add tips, tricks and general advice about the topic.

  • Spicy Fish are usually used when escaping the storm, but can be used for general travel at high speeds.


Chapter 2: Season 4

Chapter 2: Season 5

Chapter 2: Season 6

Chapter 3: Season 2


  • When picked up and dropped / thrown, all Spicy Fish become Molten Spicy Fish, as well the Molten Spicy Fish being the icon for all Spicy Fish.
  • The Drift Spicy Fish uses the same color scheme as Drift, and related outfits.
  • The Molten Spicy Fish uses the same color scheme as some Lava Series items such as Molten Valkyrie.