The release of the Fortnite 5.40 update has brought a lot of new cosmetics to the game. One new glider skin that players will be able to get soon is the Fortnite Shadow Puppet Glider skin. Related to the Havicat skin that is also set to drop in Fortnite, the shadow puppet cosmetic will allow you to complete the full set if you choose to get both skins. How do you go about getting the Fortnite Shadow Puppet Glider skin though? Let’s take a look.
Fortnite Shadow Puppet Glider: How do You Get the Skin?
The Fortnite Shadow Puppet Glider skin isn’t yet available in the game’s item shop, according to fnbr.com. It’s listed as an “Epic” glider though, so there’s always a chance that players can earn unlock it via a series of in-game challenges. That’s usually how Fortnite players get rare skins, so it might be the best way to get this cosmetic too.
Other than that, the Fortnite Shadow Puppet Glider skin could become available in the item shop at some point. Skins and outfits tend to have rotational cycles that allow players to buy them using V-Bucks, so don’t discount it being purchasable soon or some way down the line.
Fortnite Shadow Puppet Glider: What Does it Look Like?
Sporting a look that wouldn’t go unnoticed in a Final Fantasy game, the shadow puppet glider skin is depicted as a steampunk-esque airship. It has a three-pronged, red propeller at the back and a rudder that would usually allow you to steer. Luckily, players can use their body weight to dictate where the glider takes them. Other aesthetics on the Fortnite Shadow Puppet Glider skin include a colorful sail with Fortnite characters on it, a brown, wooden paint job and eight wooden projections, four on each side, to give it an authentic look.