Outlander

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The Outlander is one of the four playable Hero Classes available in Fortnite. They specialise in harvesting resources and finding treasures, with passive abilities that grant them movement speed while harvesting resources or give visual cues to the locations of containers with loot. They also have the unique ability to collect special fragments scattered across maps and use them to deploy special gadgets, such as the TEDDY TEDDY sentry turret, or the Loot Llama Loot Llama, which can be broken for extra resources. The main downside of this class is their reliance on exploration to be able to utilise main active abilities.

The skills in the Outlander's skill tree focuses on improving Tech and Resistance, increasing Backpack and Storm Shield Storage capacity, and upgrading the pickaxe to allow more efficient harvesting. The skill tree also involves unlocking Evolution for Sniper Rifles and Pistols.

Sub-classes[edit | edit source]

The Outlander Hero Class has 17 standard sub-classes, each with their own unique perks and bonuses.

Characters[edit | edit source]

In addition to sub classes, Outlanders have 10 different character models that are usually tied to a particular subclass. It is common, however, for events to release re-skins for subclasses using characters not usually associated with the subclass. For example, the character A.C. is primarily associated with the Striker and Shock Specialist subclasses, however the Fortnitemares 2017 event released a themed version of A.C. with the subclass Pathfinder.

The current Outlander characters are:

Traits[edit | edit source]

Each Hero has a set of Traits that are gradually unlocked as the hero is Upgraded. These include activatable Abilities, passive Hero Perks, and Squad Bonuses that apply when a hero is slotted into the respective slot in the Hero tab.

The following is a list of all traits from the Outlander class. To view a Sub Class' specific trait tree, see its individual page above.

Abilities

Perks

Squad Bonuses

When slotted into one of the Squad Bonus slots in the Hero tab, a hero's Squad Bonuses are applied to the player's primary hero as a passive perk. A Hero has either a Support Bonus, a Tactical Bonus, or both, which are shown in their respective slots on the Hero screen.

Support Bonuses

Tactical Bonuses

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch 3.5 (April 11, 2018)
  • Rework: Outlander Fragment
    • Fragment abilities, other than the Loot Llama, no longer require equipped Fragment ammo to activate.
    • Fragment abilities now have a cooldown and Energy cost, as other abilities do.
    • Fragment abilities are now improved when the Outlander expends Fragment ammo in their activation.
    • Fragment Ammo capacity has been dramatically increased to 25 + Llama Fragment.
  • Acquiring a Llama Fragment now immediately resets the cooldown of all your Fragment abilities.

Patch 1.7.1 (October 11, 2017)

  • Increased ability damage, health, and shield values on all heroes.
    • All of these values increase depending on the on rarity of hero
      • Increased by 10% every 5 levels, to a maximum of 30% for Uncommon up to 60% for Legendary
    • These values were previously scaling relative to weapons without alterations and were falling well behind the curve at high levels as a result.
    • No change at low levels, gradually scaling up with difficulty.
    • Hero abilities and gadgets will have greater impact on monsters at higher levels.


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