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How to activate and reroll Augments in Fortnite and Augments list

Get some handy buffs every match.

You need to activate an Augment or reroll Augments in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 in order to gain some helpful buffs, as well as unlock more seasonal challenges.

As it's not clear exactly how to activate an Augment in Fortnite, we've went over the process below.

Augments are new to Chapter 4's first season, so we've also explained how Augments work, and have detailed the current Augments list, and a separate list for the new Augemnts added on 18th January.

How to reroll Augments in Fortnite

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Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 Cinematic Trailer.

What are Augments in Fortnite?

Reality Augments are special buffs to your weapons, items, or character, that enhance your combat and survival skills.

You get to choose one of two Augments at a time, which range from making your weapons reload faster, letting you deploy another glider, giving your vehicles unlimited fuel - and more!

Augments last until the end of a match, or until you're eliminated, with a maximum of four stackable Augments at a time. So the longer you remain in a match, the more Reality Augments you'll get.

Make sure to activate Augments when you can to even the playing field, as other players are sure to activate them when they become available.

How to activate an Augment in Fortnite

To get combat and exploration buffs in Chapter 4, Season 1, you'll need to activate Augments. The Oathbound set of quests are also locked until you complete the Reality Augment Tutorial, which asks you to activate Augments multiple times.

To activate an Augment in Fortnite, you need to wait until the blue 'Ready!' text appears below the minimap, then press right on the d-pad, or '7' on PC by default to open up the menu and choose between the two Augments.

Every time a new Augment choice is available, that 'Ready!' text will appear under the minimap, and you'll be able to activate another buff.

Remember, you don't have to worry about losing Augment buffs with each choice, as they're stackable until the match ends, or you're eliminated.

How to reroll Augments in Fortnite

If you don't like either of the options first available, hold the 'Reroll' button noted on the bottom of the Augment menu when you open it to force another randomised Augment to take its slot.

Your first reroll of a match is free, but they cost 100 gold bars after using this free one.

Hold down the 'X' button to reroll on an Xbox, Square on Playstation, and 'Y' on Switch.

How to unlock more Augments in Fortnite

Some will be locked if you're just starting out, but you'll unlock more Augments in Fortnite by playing more matches in Battle Royale, Zero Build, and and Team Rumble.

There's also a small chance that a new Augment will appear in your two choices. You'll see a yellow 'Unlocked!' badge under an Augment's picture while choosing between two if this is the case. This doesn't seem to happen often, so we recommend picking that Augment if it appears so you can add it to your collection.

List of new Augments in Fortnite

There were five new augments added to Fortnite during the update on 18th January:

Reality Augment Buff
Shotgun Striker Shotguns give siphon on hits against players
Rarity Check You gain Siphon on eliminations with common or uncommon weapons
Danger Hero You briefly regenerate health and gain movement speed when your shield breaks
Zero Chance Gain Zero Point Dash when you break an enemy's shield
Peely's Plunder Receive a treasure map that will lead you to buried treasure

Just like the previous ones, to get these Augments, keep playing matches and rerolling your Augments until they appear, then select them to tick it off in your collection.

Fortnite Augment list

With thanks to iFireMonkey on Twitter for helping fill in some blanks, here's a list of every Augment currently in Fortnite, split into their four different categories:

Combat Augment list

Reality Augment Buff
First Assault The first bullet in the magazine of your assault rifle deals bonus damage
Pistol Amp Pistols have greatly increased magazine size
Light Fingers Weapons using light ammo reload faster
Bow Specialist Bows draw and reload faster, and you regenerate arrows over time
Mechanical Archer Receive a Explosive and Shockwave Bow
Demolitions Munitions Objects you destroy have a chance to drop explosives. Excludes player-built structures
Rifle Recycle Weapons using medium ammo have a chance not to consume ammo
Tactical Armory Grants a Rare Tactical AR and Combat Shotgun
Rushing Reload Sprinting will slowly reload your equipped shotgun
Shotgun Striker Shotguns give siphon on hits against players
Danger Hero You briefly regenerate health and gain movement speed when your shield breaks

Game Changer Augment list

Reality Augment Buff
Aerialist Gain the ability to deploy your glider
Chug Gunner Receive a Chug Cannon
Rarity Check You gain Siphon on eliminations with common or uncommon weapons

Mobility and Scouting

Reality Augment Buff
More Parkour Your energy regenerates briefly after mantling or hurdling
Supercharged Vehicles you're inside do not consume fuel and have increase health
Bloodhound Enemies hit by your marksman rifle or bow shots are marked for a brief duration
Bush Warrior You regenerate health and partial shields whilst inside large foliage
Party Time Gain Balloons over time
Tricked Out Entering a Car or Truck applies Chonkers and a Cow Catcher to it
Forecast You can always see the next storm circle
Storm Mark When the storm changes, ping the area to highlight nearby enemies for a short duration
Soaring Sprints Jump much higher and with lower gravity while sprinting
Zero Chance Gain Zero Point Dash when you break an enemy's shield

Looting

Reality Augment Buff
Splash Medic You have a chance to find Chug Splash in every container you open
Jelly Angler Receive a Fishing Rod. You can use it to fish anywhere, but you can only fish up jellyfish
Peely's Plunder Receive a treasure map that will lead you to buried treasure

Fortnite Chapter 4 Chapter 1 is here, complete with a new augments system, the coming arrival of Geralt and the Ageless Champion to beat! We've also got a present list for Winterfest and Cozy Lodge and pizza slice locations. Meanwhile, learn how to get XP fast, earn the Victory Umbrella, find character locations and earn a Victory Crown.


List of future Augments in Fortnite

With thanks to iFireMonkey on Twitter again, it looks like there are a lot of Augments still to come to Fortnite.

We don't know what the effects will be for all of these future Augments, but going off the information sourced by iFireMonkey, here's some possible future Augments in Fortnite, and what their effects could be:

Reality Augment Buff
Double Hook Vehicles you're inside do not consume fuel and have increase health
Dragon Armory Unknown
Foodie Unknown
Green Thumb Unknown
Gun Game Unknown
Harvester Shield Mushrooms & Apples drop from bushes
High Ground Something with Low Gravity
Hunter Gather Extra HP/Shield when consuming food
Icy Slide Get an icy feet effect when sliding
Knights Armory Unknown
Midas Touch Get 40 Bars for each elimination
Multitask Unknown
Riftjector Seat When your shield breaks, instantly rift
Shadow Striker Something with the Shadow Bomb effect
Sniper Specialty Unknown
Unstable Foot Unknown

Remember, none of this is official, so we'll have to wait until these Augments get added to confirm what their effects are.

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Jessica is a guides writer from Northern Ireland who likes screaming at her TV. Often at horror movies, occasionally at a Fortnite win. When not damaging her vocal cords, Jessica likes stressing over her inventory in RPGs, and getting lost in open worlds.

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