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LEGO Fortnite Patch v28.20 Introduces New Skins and Hunting Dagger

LEGO Fortnite is getting some interesting updates in Patch v28.20. This includes a new melee weapon for stealthy players and some new skins.

LEGO Fortnite is getting a big update that's bringing a new melee item, new outfits, and important gameplay improvements. Here's what we know about Patch v28.20 so far. 

When Is LEGO Fortnite Patch v28.20 Releasing?

This update is scheduled to go live on February 7, 2025. 

The exact time will be 3 AM CT. Before that, expect a short downtime. After that, you'll notice some new content when you head to LEGO Fortnite. 

What's New In LEGO Fortnite Patch v28.20?

The first big update in LEGO Fortnite Patch v28.20 is the addition of the Hunting Dagger. This is a melee item that's great for stealthy players. 

Epic Games has described it as a weapon that's "most effective when enemies are distracted." 

There are four rarity tiers, all craftable at the Crafting Bench. Each one is stronger than the last. Here are the four tiers: 

  • Common Hunting Dagger (craftable at a Level 1 Crafting Bench)
    • Unlock the recipe for the Common Hunting Dagger by adding a Bone to your inventory.
  • Uncommon Hunting Dagger (craftable at a Level 2 Crafting Bench)
    • Unlock the recipe for the Uncommon Hunting Dagger by adding a Cut Amber to your inventory.
  • Rare Hunting Dagger (craftable at a Level 3 Crafting Bench)
    • Unlock the recipe for the Rare Hunting Dagger by adding a Cut Ruby to your inventory.
  • Epic Hunting Dagger (craftable at a Level 4 Crafting Bench)
    • Unlock the recipe for the Epic Hunting Dagger by adding a Cut Sapphire to your inventory.
LEGO Fortnite Hunting Dagger

The second big part of the update is focused on LEGO versions of Fortnite outfits. Several Fortnite outfits will be getting a LEGO version: 

  • Black Widow (Snow Suit)
  • Blitz Brigade
  • Crossbar Crusher
  • Formation Fighter
  • Launch Day Lewis Hamilton
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Pass Rush Ranger
  • Punt Paragon
  • Red Zone Renegade
  • Scrimmage Scrapper
  • Snap Squad
  • TD Titan
  • Trench Runner

Some existing LEGO Fortnite skins are also getting updated in the patch. According to Epic Games, you'll be able to choose from the more detailed version or keep the original one. Here are the outfits that will be getting the upgrade treatment: 

  • Candyman
  • Cuddle King
  • Fallen Love Ranger
  • Heartbreaker
  • Lovely
  • Lovethorn
  • Pinkie
  • Queen of Hearts
  • Tess

The final part of the patch will focus on gameplay improvements. You'll notice an improvement when interacting with building and items inside chests, among other much-needed fixes. 

Here is what you can expect:

  • Faster flight in Sandbox worlds.
  • You can now talk to Villagers while on a moving object.
  • Items will be returned to your inventory after you change recipes at a Crafting Bench.
  • Tree logs will remain between gameplay sessions.
  • Village Squares can no longer be placed on things not attached to the ground.
  • Upgrading a Crafting Bench while another player is using it will work properly and no longer waste resources.
  • Seeds deposited in soil will no longer go missing.
  • Fixed issue where getting resources from Chests wouldn’t make unlock recipes.
  • Fixed an issue where the building limitation system would sometimes report that an area was too dense to build in even if it wasn’t.
  • Fixed an issue where Cold status would stay even if you were eliminated.
  • Fixed an issue where wolves would sometimes run away from you for no reason.
  • Reduced the likelihood of the same Villager spawning twice.
  • Storms happening in the Grasslands biome will no longer scare the Villagers in other biomes.
  • Frame rate with shadows around is improved.
  • Fixed an issue where Dynamic Foundations could disappear when traveling long distances at high speeds.
  • Fixed an issue where Toys could disappear after builds on a nearby Dynamic Foundation broke.
  • Fixed an issue where some crumbled builds could be pushed by players.