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Solid Snake is a bonus skin of the current Fortnite Battle Pass. The Metal Gear character was added in early December, although he wasn’t unlockable. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. Our guide will explain how to unlock Solid Snake, as you cannot obtain him by simply leveling up.
However, if you do need extra levels to unlock the other rewards, make sure to check the list of our Fortnite XP maps. If you don’t own the current Battle Pass or want to add more cosmetics, read how to get free Fortnite skins.
How to get Solid Snake in Fortnite
To unlock Solid Snake in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1, you will need to complete a couple of exclusive quests. These quests will be available until the end of the season, so you have more than enough time to complete them. With the current Fortnite season ending in early March, you have more than six weeks to unlock the Metal Gear character.
The gaming legend has two styles, and to unlock his first style, you need to complete these quests:
- Hide in a Cardboard Box for 10 seconds
- Damage opponents within 10 meters
- Deal damage with explosives
- Damage opponents with assault rifles
- Break security cameras or turrets
Once you complete these quests, you will unlock Solid Snake. Furthermore, each quest will grant an additional cosmetic item. For example, once you deal 250 damage to opponents within 10 meters, you will receive the Stun Knife pickaxe.
To unlock the additional style of Solid Snake, you need to complete the first five quests, as well as these:
- Damage opponents with a weapon that has a suppressor
- Use EMP Stealth Camo
- Use a hiding spot in different matches
- Assist in opening Vaults or hack Train Heist chests
- Damage different enemy players before they damage you
Once you unlock both of these styles, the skin will be permanently added to your Fortnite locker. However, keep in mind that you will not be able to unlock it once the current season ends.
Unlock Solid Snake in Fortnite – FAQ
Is Solid Snake free in Fortnite?
Solid Snake is not a free skin in Fortnite. It is only available to Battle Pass owners, so to obtain it, you will have to spend 950 V-Bucks.
Can I buy Solid Snake from Fortnite’s Item Shop?
The only way to unlock Solid Snake in Fortnite is by completing the exclusive quests we listed above. The skin will not be released to the Item Shop and it’s only obtainable during Chapter 5 Season 1.