How to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite

How to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite
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Coleman Hamstead

Published 

3rd Mar 2023 15:00

Looking for some guidance on how to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite? The newly released Cipher Quests in Fortnite are no joke, especially the encrypted ones. So, if you don't feel like doing any decrypting yourself, here's how to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite.

How to solve the dig at the top of … Cipher Quest in Fortnite 

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The third and final Quest of the encrypted Fortnite Cipher Quests reads, "[STATIC] Dig at the top of … (MESSAGE ENCRYPTED)". And below that is a clue: 19.11.2.20.22.5.20.8.4. 22.13.1.4.19.

Notice the space between the two chains of numbers. There are nine numbers in the first string and five in the second string. Now, reviewing the various Points of Interest (POIs) on the Island, you will find that Shattered Slabs is a perfect match. "Shattered" has nine characters, and "Slabs" sports five characters.

Therefore, your task is to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite.

Where to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite

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To complete this encrypted Fortnite Cipher Quest, you will need to dig at a specific spot in Shattered Slabs.

The dig spot is located at the highest point in Shattered Slabs, which you will find in the northwest corner of the POI. 

To pinpoint the site, climb to the top of Shattered Slabs, between the "H" and the "A" in "Shattered". You will find the dig spot beside a couple of Slurp Barrels inside a recess in a rock slab.

How to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite

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You won't need a shovel or any extra tools to dig at the top of Shattered Slabs in Fortnite. Simply hit the dig spot with your Harvesting Tool once, and a retro arcade machine will pop out.

Complete this Quest and two other encrypted Fortnite Cipher Quests by March 10, 2023, to get the Circuitry Wrap.

Make sure to also complete the Find it in Fortnite Quests!

Coleman Hamstead
About the author
Coleman Hamstead
Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.
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