Fortnite new map additions The Grotto, Shark, Rig, Agency and Yacht explained

A look at the new locations you can explore in Season 2's map.

Fortnite's map has been updated with a number of new locations with the arrival of Season 2 and new Battle Pass skins.

These all line up with the new spies and secret operatives theme, and include The Grotto, The Shark, The Rig, The Agency and The Yacht.

As with Chapter 2 Season 1, you have to visit all of these locations in person before they reveal themselves on the map. But if you want to know exactly where you're going, this map page will come in handy.

On this page:

Fortnite new map image and changes at a glance

Here's Fortnite Chapter 2's new map:

Fortnite Season 2's new map.

Within it are five new named locations you can visit:

  • The Grotto
  • The Shark
  • The Rig
  • The Agency
  • The Yacht

What makes these locations different is they are patrolled by henchmen from one of two factions - Shadow and Ghost.

Fortnite Season 3 has arrived, introducing Battle Pass skins, including Kit, Jules and Eternal Knight and a Aquaman skin - the latest challenge of which is finding the Coral Cove Trident location. There's also been new features on the new map - including whirlpools and sharks - and the Coral Buddies secret quest. There are also new challenges for you to complete, including finding floating rings in Weeping Woods and yarn.

Where to find The Grotto, The Shark, The Rig, The Agency and The Yacht on Fortnite's new map

There are five new locations added to the map, almost all of which are new additions rather than replacing existing locations.


Here's where to find them in closer detail:

The Grotto location can be found on the east edge of the map, just north-east of Retail Row, as a secret underground lair:


The Shark location is in the far north-west of the map, on an island west of the Lighthouse:


The Rig location is on the south-west corner of the map, just off Slurpy Swamp's edge:


The Agency location is a complex right in the centre of the map:


The Yacht location is in the far north-east corner of the map:


No doubt these locations will all feature in Challenges as part of the Fortnite Season 2 Battle Pass over time - so best get used to them.

As mentioned, all have henchmen, phonebooths and ID scanners to avoid or use when exploring. Good luck!

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (0)

New games | Panels | Let's Plays | Industry Insight | Esports tournaments | Livestreams Tabletop gaming | Exclusive merch | More!

About the author

Matthew Reynolds

Matthew Reynolds

Guides Editor

Matthew edits guides and other helpful things at When not doing that, he's out and about playing Pokémon Go or continuing to amass his amiibo collection.


You may also enjoy...

Comments (0)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments