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Fortnite: How to Get Gold Lara Croft Skin

Following the release of the Fortnite 16.40 update earlier today, players can now dive back into the Battle Royale action. Alongside a number of new LTMs and paid cosmetics, players can also get their hands on a Gold Lara Croft in Fortnite, which requires them to get the Golden Weapon from the Island Ruins. In this guide, we’ll run you through everything you need to know to net yourself this shiny style for the iconic tomb raider.

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Getting Gold Lara Croft in Fortnite

To get Gold Lara Croft in Fortnite, you need to acquire the Golden Weapon from the Island Ruins, while wearing the Lara Croft skin. If you’re wearing any other character, picking up the weapon won’t unlock the gold skin style.

Where to Find Fortnite Island Ruins Location

The Island Ruins can be found south of Flush Factory and southwest of Misty Meadows, just off the coast. The Island Ruins is the Oro isle where you can find Orelia, the new Fortnite NPC that’s been added into the game. Here’s the location of where to find the Island Ruins in Fortnite:

fortnite island ruins location

To get the Golden Weapon from the Island Ruins, you need to head to the island itself and look for the legendary scar assault rifle located on a little stone plinth on its lower level.

Once you’ve picked this up, you’ll have unlocked the Gold Lara Croft skin style.

how to get gold lara croft in fortnite

Note that you have to be wearing the original Lara Croft skin when picking up the legendary scar assault rifle in order to unlock the gold skin style.

That’s everything you need to know on how to get Gold Lara Croft in Fortnite by getting the golden weapon from the Island Ruins. For more tips and tricks, head over to our wiki, or see more of our coverage on the game below.


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