Fortnitemares 2020 REVEALED - Release Date, Trailer, Patch Notes, Challenges & more

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It's one of the most terrifying times of the year, and things are about to get a lot more spooky in the world of Fortnite.

Fortnitemares returns once again, and Epic has finally revealed what's in store.

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Latest News - Fortnitemars is LIVE


Fortnitemares 2020 starts today - Wednesday, 21 October and runs until Tuesday, 3 November!


Patch Notes


Epic Games has revaled the details of Fortnitemares on its website, here's a summary:

Midas' Revenge

Shadow Midas and his reawakened Henchmen have reclaimed what was once The Agency.

This year, you'll follow in their phantom footsteps and haunt your adversaries on the island.

If you can't beat them, join them

Shadow Midas and his reawakened Henchmen have reclaimed the old Agency.

You'll follow in their phantom footsteps and haunt your adversaries on the island.

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GUESS WHO'S BACK - You'll be taking on Midas and his phantom Henchmen

After being eliminated in Solo, Duos, or Squads, return to battle as a Shadow for your shot at a Nitemare Royale.

Join fellow Shadows to defeat survivors by using your otherworldly abilities, like possessing the body of vehicles…

Wicked Tricks


As you roam the Island, pick up the Pumpkin Rocket Launcher, fight foes with the Fiend Hunter Crossbow, ride on a Witch Broom, and employ a new invention by Midas.

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TRICK OR TREAT - Which one of these new items do you want?

The Shadows were even kind enough to bring candy as well.

Fortnitemares Challenges & Treats

Complete new Challenges to unlock special rewards including Midas' Shadow Wrap, the Smash O'-Lantern Pickaxe, Bobo Back Bling and more!

J Balvin's Afterlife Party

Reggaeton Global ambassador superstar and four-time Latin GRAMMY winner J Balvin comes to Party Royale with the Afterlife Party, a special performance of Latin culture and hip-hop including the debut of his brand new song ft. Sech!

The party begins at the Main Stage in Party Royale on Saturday, 31 October at 9pm ET / 3am BST.

Party it up with Party Trooper

The new Party Trooper Outfit is available in the Item Shop now all the way through until 1 November.


All Party Trooper owners who attend any of the Afterlife Party showings in Fortnite will unlock the exclusive J Balvin style.

Creative Code Hunt

Fortnite Creative will feature four Fortnitemares-inspired featured islands.

Buried in each featured island, you’ll be able to discover digits of a mysterious code.

Explore these haunted islands and combine 20 total digits to unearth the Wrath's Wrath Wrap.

The first island will be available later today - 21 October.

Return to Fortnite Creative each day until 24 October to check out a new featured island and find the new digits.

After you find all the digits, enter the completed code at to add the Wrath's Wrath Wrap to your Locker!


The redemption code will expire on October 27 at 10am ET / 4pm BST.

Bring Your Fortnitemars to life

Celebrate Fortnitemares even when you’re not playing.

Take Fortnite into the fold by building your own Fortnitemares papercraft cosplay and figures!

Head over to until Tuesday, 3 November to download and print your paper materials.

After that, build Skull Trooper, Ghoul Trooper, and Arachne masks — plus mini-models of Ghoul Trooper, Big Mouth, and Raven.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about Fortnitemares 2020