Fortnite has 4 different classes each with there own specialty and roll in the game, however what is the best class that suits you. Deciding on a hero class that works best for you is one of the challenging things you have to do in any game. But remember that your play style counts. If you are not the guns blazing type and prefer to build stuff don’t force yourself into a class you don’t like. On the other hand the game does allow to have unlimited heroes that you can level up, so you can give them out for a spin and decide which one is the best to focus on. This guide will give you an overview of what you can expect from each of the 4 different classes. You can obtain different rarity heroes that have different stats and excel in other stuff than the default starter pack.
- Soldiers: Ranged weapon masters.
- Constructors: Masters of buffing forts.
- Outlanders: Explorer class.
- Ninjas: Melee and mobility experts
The Soldier is your first line of defense. Pass out bullets snacks and send the Husks to nap time. Good for players that like to be on the frontline and use a lot of weapons to deal a ton of damage. While all classes can build forts the soldier likes to defend it rather than building it. It’s a good class to get familiar with the game, if you start liking the building aspect of the game you might wanne switch to the constructor class.
- Debilitating Shots
Hitting a target temporarily increases the amount of damage he or she takes. Can stack up to 3 times.
- Make it Rain
Landing a headshot increases the Soldier’s rate of fire for a short time.
Craft and use grenades
- Proximity Mines
Craft and use Proximity Mines
Damage and knock back enemies
Bring out a mini-gun to deal massive damage
- Well Rounded.
- Deals a lot of damage.
- Grenades & Mines.
- Difficult to specialize.
- No bonuses for building
The Constructor specializes in building forts that are Husk-resistant and easy on the eye. Constructors can buff structures and repair them more quickly than other heroes. Good for players who likes to build big because with the special abilities the constructor get get stuff done quick and cheap. This class isn’t good at dealing damage and is so don’t rely on the constructor to be your front line player like the soldier.
Deploys a large hologrpahic cube in the environment; anything built inside it cost fewer resources for the constructor.
Makes structures built by the constructor stronger
- Containment Unit
Deals persistent damage to enemies in the base area
- Plasma Pulse
Area of Effect grenades that deal damage for a short time
- Can take a lot of damage.
- Builds structures faster.
- Builds structures cheaper.
- Not great at dealing damage.
The outlander is the best at finding all the ingredients you need to craft your towering forts and things that go boom. This is a good class for players that like to explore, gather resources for the team, and find sweet treasure. Having an outlander on your team means you get a bigger and better base sooner. However this class isn’t good in combat nor is it good at building stuff. So if you like sweet loot and to support your friends the Outlander will help you shine.
Improves harvesting of resources.
Improves outlander’s abilities.
- Focused Acquisition
Expert in harvesting, adaptability & exploration. Reduces base health by 20%, increases chance to find double loot by 20%, and increased impact weapon damage by 10%.
Improves exploration and fragments.
- In The Zone
After 5 hits with a harvesting weapon outlander focuses and gaining bonus harvest weapon damage. This Increasing harvest weapon damage by 10% while in the zone.
- Dimensional Fragment
Activate the equipped fragment and gain special effects
- Last Resort
Improves pistol damage and survivability.
- Better at finding rare loot
- Higher quantity of loot in containers
- Easier to find Treasure chests
- Low defense
- Low offense
The Ninja is fleet of foot, slices through any combat situation, and is the only one who played enough video games to master the double jump. While the soldier class excels in combat with ranged weapons, the ninja is agile and lethal at close range. His double jump is good for getting in and out of combat but also handy for exploring the map. Good for players that like to be in the middle of the action, but it might be handy to have a friend that got’s your back.
- Mantis Leap
Allows the ninja to perform a double jump capable of vaulting over sing;e-story walls and cliffs.
Deals additional damage with each consecutive strike of an edged weapon for a short time. Can stack up to 7 times.
- Throwing Stars
Allows the Ninja to throw out a trio of medium ranged projectiles.
- Smoke Bomb
Creates a smoke cloud that stun locks enemies for a short periode of time.
- Shadow Stance
Killing an enemy turns the player into a shadow and temporarily reduced the amount of damage taken from enemy attacks .
- Dragon Slash
A powerful attack that instantly propels the ninja forward dealing massive damage to the enemies caught in their path.
- Fast movement Speed
- Mantis Leap Ability
- High sword damage
- Low defense