Fortnite Drake’s Map is a particularly handy item to collect in the battle royale, bringing back treasure hunting as part of the crossover with the Uncharted series and the recently released Uncharted movie. You can collect treasure using Drake’s Map if you know how to use it, and as we’ve previously been able to dig for hidden riches in Fortnite you might already be aware of the process, but given this last happened some three years ago we won’t expect you to remember all of the details. To get started on your quest to collect treasure using Drake’s Map in Fortnite you first need to locate this navigating scroll, so here’s what you need to know about discovering those Uncharted riches.
Fortnite Drake’s Map locations
Fortnite Drake’s Map has now entered the standard loot pool, which means there won’t be any specific locations where you can guarantee to find one in every match. Instead, keep searching Chests, Supply Drops, and keeping an eye out for floor loot until you spot one of the distinctive map items. Carrying Fortnite Drake’s Map takes up one of the slots in your inventory, so if you’re already at capacity you’ll need to ditch an item or weapon to pick it up.
How to collect treasure using Fortnite Drake’s Map
Once you’ve found Fortnite Drake’s Map and collected it, you can select this item in your inventory to project a dotted line onto the island leading towards a location where you can collect treasure – if you’ve previously used buried treasure maps or vault keycards in the game then this mechanic should already be familiar to you. A glowing beam of light will also shine up from the location, to help you identify it from a distance.
Follow the directions provided by equipping the map item until you reach your destination, where you should discover a glowing marker on the ground with a large X on it. To collect treasure using Drake’s Map in Fortnite you now just need to hit the marked area repeatedly to unearth a gleaming chest, then search it to receive Uncharted riches – aka a selection of valuable loot!
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