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How to get Knotroot Rods in LEGO Fortnite

Here is a guide on how to find Knotroot Rods in LEGO Fortnite.

LEGO Fortnite has officially been released, and many are busy exploring the maps and more, creating their own houses and different types of buildings. A specific material many are looking to acquire to create materials and weapons is Knotroot Rods, which can be found in specific places.

Here is how to get Knotroot Rods in LEGO Fortnite.

Knotroot Rods: What they are and where to find them in LEGO Fortnite

Knotroot Rods are an uncommon item found and crafted in LEGO Fortnite that can be used to craft materials and weapons. Finding them is quite simple, but does take a little time.

Use an uncommon Forest Axe to get Knotroot Rods (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)
Use an uncommon Forest Axe to get Knotroot Rods (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)

Finding Knotroot Rods

Knotroot Rods can be found rarely in chests within Caves. It's a very rare chance, but you can find Knotroot Rods without crafting them this way. Otherwise, follow the below method for crafting them.

Crafting Knotroot Rods

To craft Knotroot Rods, you'll need to turn Knotroot into Knotroot Rods at the Lumber Mill. This recipe will become available once you've harvested Knotroot for the first time.

How to find Knotroot

How to get Knotroot Rods in LEGO Fortnite (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)
How to get Knotroot Rods in LEGO Fortnite (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)

First things first, to be able to harvest Knotroot , you will need an Uncommon Forest Axe. A Common Forest Axe will only give you more wood. Create the uncommon Forest Axe by using an Uncommon Crafting Bench, three Bones, and three Wooden Rods.

How to make the Uncommon Forest Axe

  1. Collect 3 Bones by defeating Skeletons
  2. Gather 3 Shells by eliminating Rollers
  3. Build a Crafting Bench and a Lumber Mill
  4. Use 3 Wooden Rods and 8 Planks in the Lumber Mill
  5. Upgrade the Crafting Bench to uncommon using 8 Planks and 3 Shells
  6. Craft a Green Forest Axe using 3 Bones and 3 Wooden Rods

Once equipped with the right type of Axe, head into one of the caves found in LEGO Fortnite. This is where you will find Knotroot Rods.

Caves in LEGO Fortnite (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)
Caves in LEGO Fortnite (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)

Where to find caves in LEGO Fortnite

All around caves, you will find Knotroot. As the name suggests, it is literally roots that look like they are tied together in knots. Harvest those with the uncommon Forest Axe to get Knotroot Rods. There are also chests scattered throughout caves that may have the item too.

LEGO Fortnite cave (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)
LEGO Fortnite cave (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)

What can be upgraded with Knotroot Rods?

Many different items can be upgraded with Knotroot Rods. Some of the main items include pickaxes, swords and more. Weapons are easily upgraded from base level when using Knotroot Rods too, making the item extremely useful.

Luckily, Knotroot Rods are not incredibly rare. Using the methods we mentioned above to find them will award players with Knotroot Rods almost immediately, making them great for those trying to upgrade weapons fast.

Knotroot Rods in LEGO Fortnite (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)
Knotroot Rods in LEGO Fortnite (Image via Epic Games and LEGO)

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