Fortnite FIshing Event Announced and Begins Tomorrow, Here Are the Details

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While we got our (almost) weekly Fortnite patch earlier today, it seems Epic isn’t done delivering new stuff into the game. Announced today is a new event called the Fortnite Fishing Frenzy.

Set to launch tomorrow, November 22, the Fortnite fishing event will give players a chance to win a Bottom Dweller pickaxe and your own real-life Llama Trophy! Curious how to win? Read on for the Fortnite Fishing Frenzy details, as well as contest rules, prizes and more.

Fortnite Fishing Frenzy details:

COMPETITION TIMES, PRIZES & CATEGORIES

Open a can of worms on the casting competition beginning at 8am ET on Friday, November 22 until 8pm ET on Sunday, November 24.

11BR_LlamaTrophy_Social.jpgEach server region (NAE and NAW are combined) will have one winner in each category listed below:

Top Angler 

  • Catch the most fish in a single match during the competition
  • One champion per regional server
  • Awarded an engraved Llama Trophy

Small Fry Champion

  • Catch the most Small Fry during the competition
  • One champion per regional server
  • Awarded an engraved Llama Trophy

Flopper Champion

  • Catch the most Floppers during the competition
  • One champion per regional server
  • Awarded an engraved Llama Trophy

Slurpfish Champion

  • Catch the most Slurpfish during the competition
  • One champion per regional server
  • Awarded an engraved Llama Trophy

Mythic Goldish = Instant Prize

  • Anyone that catches the Mythic Goldfish will receive a Bottom Dweller Pickaxe!

Getting Hooked on Fishing

  • Anyone that participates during the competition window will get the Play to Win spray
  • Use a Fishing Rod during the contest times
    • Start Date: Friday, November 22 at 8am ET
    • End Date: Sunday, November 24 at 8pm ET

HOW TO COMPETE

The only thing you need to do to participate is pick up a Fishing Rod and compete to be the best in one of the categories mentioned in the Prizes and Categories section above. Winners will be notified through the in-game gifting system and the email address of the account attached to the Epic ID from the winning account. 

Note: Anglers only! Fish caught with the Harpoon Gun do not qualify.  Make sure to enable 2FA on your account to be eligible for prizes.

RULES

Let’s tackle some of the basic rules for participation:

  • Must have 2FA enabled on the  participating account.
  • Only the Fishing Rod can be used for the categories listed above.
    • The Harpoon Gun will not count towards progress.
  • Each server region (NAE and NAW are combined) will have one winner per category listed above.
    • The exception to this is the “Getting Hooked on Fishing” category. This has an unlimited number of winners.
  • Must be at least 13 years of age (or older if required by law in your jurisdiction).
  • All content and accomplishments must be achieved prior to the end date of the event.
  • Limit one prize per player from any of the Top Angler, Small Fry Champion, Flopper Champion, Slurpfish Champion, and Mythic Goldfish categories.
  • Only available in core modes (Solos, Duos, Squads).
    • Not available in competitive playlists.
  • Any players participating must agree to adhere to the Community Guidelines and full Triggerfish’s Fishing Frenzy Rules. Full rules will be available when the competition begins.

Triggerfish will also be available in the Item Shop beginning tomorrow as well (7 p.m. ET).

We’ll post more details if they become available or if a new patch is rolled out. Get ready to fish tomorrow, people! May the best angler win.

Source: Epic Games

 

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