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How to unlock Pickle Rick in Fortnite

Pickle Rick is the newest Rick and Morty addition to Fortnite. Here’s how to unlock the Pickle Rick back bling.

The recurring collaboration between Fortnite and Rick and Morty is back once again. Today, Epic Games revealed the popular character Pickle Rick as the unlockable cosmetic item for completing Fortnite’s Horde Rush mode quests. As of patch v22.30, you can claim the back bling after finishing eight of the nine challenges, which we’ll highlight below. 

How to unlock Pickle Rick in Fortnite: the complete list of quests

Epic Games began teasing the Zero Build Horde mode reward during Fortnitemares 2022. It’s official – Pickle Rick has joined recent Rick and Morty additions, including Mr. Meeseeks and Queen Summer. However, unlike those two characters, you can only unlock the Pickle Rick back bling in Fortnite by completing eight of these nine Zero Build Horde Rush quests. 

Pickle Rick back bling
Pickle Rick back bling
  • Collect score multipliers (0/20)
  • Deal melee damage to Cube Monster spawners (0/6,000)
  • Earn 2,000,000 combined team points (0/2,000,000)
  • Earn a Team Score of at least 350,000 in a single match (0/350,000)
  • Eliminate Cube Monster (0/500)
  • Eliminate ranged Cube Monsters with Sideways weapons (0/100)
  • Earn an x50 KO Streak (0/1)
  • Get a headshot on Cube Monsters in a single match (0/70)
  • Open chests in Horde Rush (0/45)

You must complete these challenges by November 15 at 2 AM EST – that’s when Zero Build Horde Rush will go away. It’s unclear whether this reward will be available via the Item Shop at some point later.

How to play Zero Build Horde Rush

You can only finish the Pickle Rick Fortnite challenges above in Zero Build Horde Rush mode. To get there, follow the steps below:

  1. Open up your Fortnite game application
  1. Click on the game mode selection box
  1. Scroll down to “By Epic,” and you should see Zero Build Horde Rush mode

You will queue into a match with a complete team, making the Pickle Rick Fortnite challenges more straightforward. Lastly, check out our patch v22.30 notes to see what is new in Fortnite Battle Royale.

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