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Lego Fortnite Update Adds Fishing And A Much Needed Tool

Lego Fortnite update V28.30 adds fishing rods and fish, along with a compass, which adds directions to the HUD.


The latest Lego Fortnite update adds fishing to the survival-crafting game, alongside some quality-of-life additions, like a Compass. New update V28.30, titled Gone Fishin', adds fish, four different tiers of fishing rods, and new seafood recipes.

The Gone Fishin' update adds a new tool, the Fishing Rod. It comes in four tiers: common, uncommon, rare, and epic. You can unlock these new recipes by having a Cord, Knotroot Rod, Flexwood Rod, and Frostpine Rod in your inventory, respectively. You will also need to have the appropriate level of crafting bench.

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The update also adds 15 fish for you to catch, spread across different biomes and weather. The 15 fish added in the update are:

  • Orange Flopper
  • Blue Flopper
  • Green Flopper
  • Vendetta Flopper
  • Black and Blue Shield Fish
  • Purple Thermal Fish
  • Raven Thermal Fish
  • Silver Thermal Fish
  • Blue Slurp Fish
  • Purple Slurp Fish
  • Yellow Slurp Fish
  • Blue Small Fry
  • Cuddle Jelly Fish
  • Slurp Jelly Fish
  • Molten Spicy Fish

The new Food Processor Station will turn fish into Fish Filets. Other fish-related recipes are available at some of the cooking stations already in the game, like Smoked Fry Fish, which can be made with a grill. Fish can also be used to make a Bait Bucket, which creates a fishing spot when you throw it into water. The Bait Bucket also comes in the four different rarity tiers.

Lastly, the new update adds a couple of items that provide some quality-of-life improvements. First is the Compass, which adds a compass to the HUD in-game, showing you which direction you are moving. The Advanced Compass adds markers to the new HUD. There is also now a Spyglass, which lets you check out far away spots in the environment. Both of these can be crafted with the new Glass resource, made from Sand, which was also added in this update.

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