Tough soldier who can rapidly heal themself by defeating enemies.
— In-Game Description

Survivalist is a Specialty Soldier available in Fortnite: Save the World. The number of perks and abilities depends on the hero's maximum evolution and level.

Maximum evolutions

  • Uncommon: 3
  • Rare: 4
  • Epic and Legendary: 5


Name Unlocked Description
Icon Soldier Advanced Tactics.png
Advanced Tactics
Stars TierNumber 1.pngEvo Ranged weapon damage increased by 10%. Health increased by 10%.
Icon Soldier Assault Damage.png
Assault Damage
8 Increases assault weapon damage by 24%.
Icon Soldier Clean Living.png
Clean Living
18 Increases base health by 20%.
Icon Soldier Debilitating Shots.png
Debilitating Shots
2 Dealing ranged damage applies one stack of Vulnerability, increasing damage taken from all sources by 5% on the target for 15 seconds. Stacks up to 3 times.
Icon Soldier Flak Vest.png
Flak Vest
30 Reduces damage taken by 90%. Reduction drops by 30% each time the Soldier is hit, and is disabled for 60 seconds after the third hit.
Icon Soldier No Time To Bleed.png
No Time to Bleed
12 Doubles the amount healed by Survivalist when an enemy is killed.
Icon Soldier Quick Clip.png
Quick Clip
15 Increases reload speed by 30%.
Icon Soldier Survivalist.png
5 Killing an enemy with an ability or weapon recovers 3 base health per second over 3 seconds. Kills reset the healing duration. Will not activate on full health.
Icon Soldier Waste Not Want Not.png
Waste Not Want Not
25 Increases ammo capacity of all weapons by 40%.


Name Unlocked Description
Icon Soldier Frag Grenade.png
Frag Grenade
Stars TierNumber 2.pngEvo The Soldier throws a frag grenade detonating after a few seconds, dealing a base of 101 energy damage in a 0.5 tile radius.
Icon Soldier Goin Commando.png
Goin' Commando!!!
Stars TierNumber 3.pngEvo Fires 18 times per second, dealing a base of 25 physical damage per shot, for 10 seconds.
Icon Soldier Shockwave.png
1 The Soldier emits a shockwave, knocking back enemies within 1 tile range and dealing a base of 75 energy damage.

Squad Bonuses

When put into a squad slot on the Hero screen, a soldier can give either a passive support or tactical bonus. Some require a certain Primary Hero to use. Abilities that have percentages change depending on the star level.


Name Description
Icon Soldier Armored.png
Gives 8%/11%/14% damage resistance.


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