How to get & use soil in LEGO Fortnite

How to get & use soil in LEGO Fortnite
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Written by 

Jack Roberts

Published 

22nd Dec 2023 15:21

There are plenty of helpful resources in LEGO Fortnite that can help make your village an idyllic paradise, and soil is no exception. So we’re going to show you where to get plenty of soil and the best ways for you to use it in the game.

Whether you’re hunting for Obsidian, Knotroot or Flexwood, there are loads of materials out there to help you survive the LEGO wilds, and soil may just add to that. So, get ready to get down and dirty with this guide.

How to get soil in LEGO Fortnite

To get soil in LEGO Fortnite, you’re going to need to craft a Shovel so you can dig it up from the ground. To do this, you’ll need to build a Lumber Mill to get your hands on some Planks and Wooden Rods.

Some freshly dug up soil in LEGO Fortnite
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Once you’ve got them, craft your shovel and start digging. Once you do, you’ll have soil in abundance, as you'll see above, so it’s time to learn what to do with it.

What does soil do in LEGO Fortnite?

Soil is a great way of starting your little farm in LEGO Fortnite, and lets you create Garden Plots where you can plant seeds. Garden Plots are made by merging soil with fertiliser.

Seeds being planted in a Garden Plot in LEGO Fortnite
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Once you’ve planted your seeds, they’ll eventually grow into crops that you can use for cooking and restoring hearts and hunger. Several unique recipes require these crops, so having plenty of soil is just the beginning to making a sustainable LEGO life.

That’s everything you need to know about soil in LEGO Fortnite. With this, you’ll have a flourishing garden in no time. But, if you’re looking for the perfect biome to settle down in, why not check out some of the best seeds in LEGO Fortnite so that you can start strong?

Jack Roberts
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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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