How to Get Purple Skull Trooper Skin in Fortnite
Here’s everything you need to know about how to get the purple skull trooper skin in Fortnite.
Halloween is upon us and Fortnite has already started the celebration. With the latest patch, Fortnite has brought the Purple Skull Trooper skin to players. The normal Skull Trooper skin is highly sought after by the community and is regarded as one of the rarest skins in Fortnite. Not many players own the Skull Trooper skin because it was long before Fortnite had blown up in popularity so it was heavily rumored to be making a return.
The Purple Skull Trooper is not available for purchase and can not be earned in game. So you might be wondering how does one get the Purple Skull Trooper Skin in Fortnite, then? If you own the Skull Trooper skin from last year, Epic has given you a unique piece of flair for the skin. If you see someone with a Purple Skull Trooper skin, you know they’ve been here since the beginning and should probably run for the hills.
This is a smart way for Epic to please both sets of players. The Skull Trooper skin can now be purchased in the item shop and players can earn a new back bling through a set of challenges given to players who purchase the skin this week. If you complete the entire set you will also be given a green glow for the white part of the skin. If you own the original version of the Skull Trooper you are given the purple glow just for logging in. Here’s the list of challenges needed to obtain the Skull Trooper back bling for newcomers.
How to Get Skull Trooper Skin in Fortnite – Skull Trooper Back Bling
- Complete 7 Daily Challenges
- Play 7 Matches
- Play 14 Matches with at least 1 elimination
- Search 10 Chests in a Single Match
- Deal 1,000 Damage to Opponents in a Single Match
Once completing these challenges you will obtain the green glow for the Skull Trooper skin in Fortnite, as well as the Ghost Portal back bling.
This ensures that the original skin still maintains its rarity and players can still show off how long they’ve been around. Fortnite isn’t done celebrating Halloween yet, they’ve been slowly adding in more and more Halloween decorations and spooky stuff as the weeks lead up. With additions like the Scarecrow skin, the spooky decorations, and now the Skull Trooper returning, it looks like Epic is building up to a big Halloween celebration.
Season 6 has been shaping up to be a mysterious one with floating islands, mysterious ruins, shadow cubes, and now the Skull Trooper invasion.