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Fortnite Fortbyte locations - #17 wooden fish building, #81 daytime cactus wedge

Today in the Fortbyte challenges, you are tasked with finding a wooden fish building in the hot springs. If you know where to look, and we will tell you where to look, then this should be an easy challenge to complete. New challenges unlock every day or so, requiring some specific conditions to unlock. There are a hundred in total and I will be going over all of them. Wish me luck.

Wish me luck because challenges that unlock every few days means I'm going to have to update this page a lot.

Now into its ninth season, Fortnite is a global juggernaut when it comes to just how popular it still is. There's still a lot to learn about not only getting that all-important "Victory Royale", but also the changes to the map as the seasons progress. For some beginner's tips, make sure you go to our main Fortnite guide hub for every single thing you need to know to get started. Alternatively, you can head back to our Fortnite week 6 challenges guide for an overview of all the weekly challenges for this Season in Fortnite.

Fortnite Fortbyte locations guide

This guide will contain all the unlockable locations for each of the Fortbytes in Season 9 and detail any locations for Fortbytes that can be obtained in-game.

Inside of the back fin of the wooden fish building in Fortnite's hot springs.

Fortbyte #17 - Wooden fish building location

Head for the hot springs towards the north-east of the map, namely the area at Grid Reference G2. It's the south-western spring that will house the wooden fish. Simply enter its back fin to find the next Fortbyte piece at water level.

Inside the art room of the big house in Fatal Fields, there is a Fortbyte next to the easel.

Fortbyte #24 - Fatal Fields location

You can either land on the island at Grid Reference F8 from the initial drop, or just head into the house manually. This is the largest house in the area and takes up the south-eastern part of the grid reference. When you enter, you'll hear the Fortbyte unlock, so head upstairs to the first floor. From there, head to the end of the hall and into the right-hand door that's furthest away from the stairs. This is the art room and you should see it nestled between the easel and the desk.

Dressed in the Sentinel skin, the furthest of the two frozen islands to the south-west of the map that has ziplines going to and from it, contains the Fortbyte.

Fortbyte #36 - Frozen Island location

For this one, you need to ensure you are wearing the Sentinel skin. This is one of the two skins that are unlocked by buying the Battle Pass (This costs 950 V-Bucks - the premium currency in the game). Equip it and jump into any regular match. You can either land on the island at Grid Reference B9/B10 from the initial drop, or use the nearby ziplines to make your way over. When you get there, head for the southern-most point of this tiny island and you should see a prompt saying that it is locked. Provided you did equip the Sentinel Skin, this will unlock for you to collect.

The Fortbyte found between the pirate camp, battle bus, and reboot van. It's in a forest.

Fortbyte #47 - Found Between Reboot Van, Pirate Camp, and Crashed Battlebus location

Grid Reference E3 leads to a forest just to the west of Lazy Lagoon. If you need a reference point to find this one, the Pirate Camp is on top of a hill just to the north of the Fortbyte, so from there, head south through to the next area. Head south and slightly to the west and eventually you'll come across a dense forest with the Fortbyte surrounded by trees.

Fortbyte location in Haunted Hills - north-eastern crypt in the main part of Haunted Hills.

Fortbyte #55 - Found in Haunted Hills

Head to Haunted Hills in Grid Reference B2. The north-eastern crypt in the main area, not the ruined church to the east of Haunted Hills, is where the Fortbyte is located. This requires no other things to unlock and is relatively easy to find.

The Fortbyte is in a pile of bones next to a collection of Cacti in a wedge shape on top of a mountain in the desert.

Fortbyte #81 - Accessible in the daytime near a mountain top cactus wedge

Head to Grid Reference I8 and make sure you head to the peak of the mountain to the south-east of Paradise Palms. When you get there, you'll see some cacti in a wedge shape and a pile of bones next to it. Provided it is currently daytime, or sunny in-game, then the Fortbyte piece will be available to collect.

The Pressure Plate puzzle for the Fortbyte near The Block.

Fortbyte #82 - Pressure Plate puzzle NW of The Block

This one is going to be a bit of a faff to organise. If you have a group of friends, a full squad to be precise, then three of you need to step on the three plates at Grid Reference D1, which has the small collection of trees near The Block.

The fourth member will then need to snag the Fortbyte puzzle piece. Play fair and take it in turns to step on the plate for the other players to grab the Fortbyte as well, because nobody likes that person who quits out of the game before everyone's grabbed their Fortbyte piece.

By spraying the Rock Love spray onto this wall next to a lavafall, you'll unlock the Fortbyte.

Fortbyte #92 - Rock Love Spray lavafall location

South of the Pressure Plant -at Grid Reference H4, the wall you need to spray is on the large island in the river of lava. You'll be able to see the Fortbyte hollowed out. If you have the Rock Love spray equipped, you'll be able to spray onto the wall behind it and the Fortbyte will materialise. To unlock the Rock Love spray, you just need to get to Season level 2. You don't even need to have purchased the Battle Pass to unlock it.

The Fortbytes screen with a few of the panels unlocked.

Fortnite Fortbyte challenge list

Finally, here is a table detailing all of the currently available Fortbyte challenges. This includes the challenges listed above, but also the challenges that rely on completing challenges or gaining experience. It's advisable to use the search functionality in the top right hand corner of the table for the challenge you are looking for - using the challenge number is a good start.

Fortbyte Challenge NumberFortbyte Challenge DescriptionIs it currently doable?
1175,000 xpYes
2Found at a location hidden within Loading Screen #6Yes
3UNKNOWNNo
4UNKNOWNNo
5UNKNOWNNo
6Accessible with Yay! Emote at an ice cream shop in the desertYes
7Accessible by using the Cuddle Up Emoticon inside a rocky umbrellaYes
8Found in Junk JunctionYes
9Awarded for completing 6 challenges from week 5Yes
1060,000 xpYes
11UNKNOWNNo
12UNKNOWNNo
13Loading Screen #2No
14Found within a RV parkYes
15UNKNOWNNo
16Found in a desert house with too many chairsYes
17Found inside a wooden fish buildingYes
18UNKNOWNNo
19Accessible with the Vega outfit inside a spaceship buildingYes
20UNKNOWNNo
21UNKNOWNNo
22Accessible by using Rox Spray in an underpass (Neo Tilted)Yes
23UNKNOWNNo
24Hidden in Fatal FieldsYes
25Battle Pass Tier 40Yes
26Accessible with the Bunker Jonesy outfit near a snowy bunker.Yes
27UNKNOWNNo
28UNKNOWNNo
29UNKNOWNNo
30Found somewhere between Haunted Hills and Pleasant ParkYes
31Found at meteor crater overlookYes
32Accessible by wearing Kyo Pet Back Bling at the northern most pointYes
33UNKNOWNNo
34UNKNOWNNo
35225,000 xpYes
36Sentinel skin on frozen islandyes
37UNKNOWNNo
38UNKNOWNNo
39Awarded for completing 6 challenges from Week 2Yes
40UNKNOWNNo
41Accessible by using the Tomatohead Emoticon inside the DurrrBurger restaurant.Yes
42Awarded for completing 6 challenges from Week 3Yes
43UNKNOWNNo
44Battle Pass Tier 20Yes
45UNKNOWNYes
46Battle Pass Tier 100No
47Found between a Reboot Van, pirate camp, and a crashed battlebusYes
48UNKNOWNNo
49Found in Trog's ice caveYes
50Accessible at night time inside mountain top castle ruinsYes
51Accessible by using the Cluck Strut to cross the road in front of Peely's Banana StandYes
52UNKNOWNNo
53UNKNOWNNo
54Awarded for completing 6 challenges from Week 4Yes
55Found within Haunted HillsYes
56UNKNOWNNo
57Top 10 finish in Squads, or Duos, or Solo 25 times.Yes
58Accessible by using the Sad Trombone Emote at the north end of Snobby ShoresYes
59Accessible by using the Durrr! Emoji inside Pizza Pit restaurantYes
60UNKNOWNNo
61Use Sunbird spray on a frozen waterfallYes
62UNKNOWNNo
63UNKNOWNNo
64Accessible by Rox on top of Stunt MountainYes
65Found in a basement budget movie setYes
66Top 10 finish in Squads, or Duos, or Solo 75 times.Yes
67UNKNOWNNo
68Found within a snowy town book shop.Yes
69Found within a stone pigYes
70Accessible by skydiving through the rings above Lazy Lagoon with the Vibrant Contrails equippedYes
71Complete 6 challenges from Week 1Yes
72Found within Salty SpringsYes
73Awarded for completing 6 challenges from Week 6Yes
74Found in a filing cabinet inside an assassin's basement on the desert coastYes
75UNKNOWNNo
76Found behind a historical diorama in an insurance buildingYes
77Found within a track side Taco shopYes
78Found within a Ranger tower overlooking a drained lakeYes
79Found within an arcadeYes
80Accessible by using the Bunker Basher Pickaxe to smash the rock at the highest point of the volcano rimYes
81Accessible in the daytime near a mountain top cactus wedgeYes
82Accessible by solving the Pressure Plate puzzle NW of The BlockYes
83UNKNOWNNo
84Battle Pass Tier 60Yes
8530,000 xpYes
86UNKNOWNNo
87Top 10 finish in Squads, or Duos, or Solo 50 times.Yes
88Found somewhere within map location J3No
89Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby ShoresYes
90Top 10 finish in Squads, or Duos, or Solo 100 times.Yes
91Found at a location hidden within Loading Screen 4.Yes
92Accessible by using Rock Love Spray near a lavafallYes
93UNKNOWNNo
94UNKNOWNNo
95Found at a Solar Panel Array in the JungleYes
96Battle Pass Tier 80Yes
97UNKNOWNNo
98UNKNOWNNo
99125,000 xpYes
100UNKNOWNNo

This concludes our Fortbyte challenges guide, but we'll be updating this page as more Fortbytes are unlocked. For more on the weapons themselves, check out our Fortnite weapons guide, the locations to find them can be found in our Fortnite locations, while the list of the vehicles in the game are in our Fortnite vehicles guide.

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