Fortnite - Dead drop location: Where to get Marigold's message from the dead drop explained

Time to do some spy business. 

Getting Marigold's message from the dead drop is one of the epic quests in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7.

To unlock this challenge you need to first repair IO equipment, build 25 structures at Corny Complex and destroy the stolen intel. Once you've completed these challenges, you'll be free collect Marigold's message!

Completing this challenge will reward you with 30k XP, which will help you level up and collect Battle Stars for the Season 7 battle pass.

Note this particular challenge is no longer able to be completed. So what's changed since? Check out the Fortnite Season 8 Battle Pass skins, the new Fortnite map changes and the Victory Umbrella.

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Dead drop location for Marigold's message in Fortnite explained

When it comes to finding Marigold's message in Fortnite you only have one dead drop location to choose from, so its a good idea to keep your wits about you in case you run into another player.

The dead drop itself is located just north of the pond which can be found east of the IO base near Weeping Woods. The eaiest way to reach this pond is to either head through the IO base or land next to its after jumping from the battle bus.

The dead drop location in Fortnite.

You'll find the dead drop itself next to a large tree just north of the pond and west of some fencing not too far from the IO base.


If you'd like to learn more about Season 7 of Fortnite, check out our guides on the battle pass, legendary quests, alien artefacts, cosmic chests and how to unlock the Superman skin.

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