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

Fishing

Thermal Fish are caught usually in Fishing Holes, but they can be caught in calm waters too at lower chances.

Name Image Location
Silver Thermal Fish
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Anywhere (Requires a Pro Fishing Rod.)
Green Thermal Fish
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Forest Areas
Purple and Orange Thermal Fish
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Anywhere
Raven Thermal Fish
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Coastal Areas (Requires a Pro Fishing Rod.)
Red and Green Thermal Fish
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Forest Areas

Functionality

Thermal Fish are consumed to heal 15 HP and also give the player Thermal Vision, in a black and white color scheme identical to the scope on the Night Hawk, for 30 seconds.

Thermal 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.

Obtained

Thermal Fish can only be found by Fishing.

Stats

Thermal Fish heal 15 HP. They take 1 second to consume.

Thermal Fish
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Legendary
Healing: 15
Max Stack: 2
Time to Use: 1s

Strategy Guide

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


  • Thermal Fish are useful for seeing enemies through Wooden Structures, as the gaps in them can allow for easy identification, especially when being built. On top of this, Thermal vision is great for low visibility, such as in the Storm.

History

Chapter 2: Season 4

Chapter 2: Season 6

  • The Thermal Fish has been vaulted

Trivia

  • When picked up and dropped / thrown, all Thermal Fish become Purple and Orange Thermal Fish, as well the Purple and Orange Thermal Fish being the icon for all Thermal Fish.
  • The Raven Thermal Fish uses the same color scheme as Raven.
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