How to find a cave in LEGO Fortnite

How to find a cave in LEGO Fortnite
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Written by 

Jack Roberts


16th Jan 2024 09:40

In LEGO Fortnite, there are plenty of biomes for you to explore, including a cave system to help you get some unique resources – so we’re here to show you how to find a cave in LEGO Fortnite, and how exploring them can benefit you.

Whether you’re starting up a village or searching for the perfect recipe, there’s plenty to do in the game, and finding some caves will undoubtedly come in handy when scavenging for materials.

How to find caves in LEGO Fortnite

To find caves in LEGO Fortnite, you’re going to need to be on the lookout for protruding rock formations in the various biomes within the game.

Each biome has a respective cave that you can enter and plunder for its resources (as you'll see below in the image of a lava cave)

A lava cave in LEGO Fortnite
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Additionally, if you’re looking for some early caves to explore, our guide on the best world map seeds in LEGO Fortnite features a particular seed where you’ll find an abundance of caves right from the moment you spawn in.

What do caves do in LEGO Fortnite?

Caves are unique areas in LEGO Fortnite that allow you to collect incredibly useful resources like Brightcore and Obsidian, fight difficult enemies, and explore to find treasure chests in the deeper depths.

The protruding rocks that make it easy to spot a cave in LEGO Fortnite
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While some caves are relatively harmless, others will have environmental hazards (like the Burning temperature effect in desert caves), so whipping up a few handy recipes and having a powerful pickaxe before you go spelunking will help to make sure you’re appropriately equipped.

That’s everything you need to know about finding caves in LEGO Fortnite. If you’re on the hunt for more things to do in the unique game mode, be sure to check out our Fortnite homepage, where you’ll find guides like how to build a car in LEGO Fortnite, or how to upgrade your village.

Jack Roberts
About the author
Jack Roberts
Jack is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) & MA in English and Creative Writing, he was also the Gaming Editor for The Indiependent. When not pondering which game has the best cup of coffee (and drinking far too much of it himself), he can often be found playing Dead by Daylight, Street Fighter or making yet another build in Bloodborne.
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