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Fortnite respawning guide

There’s a Reboot Van in every named location, and we have a map

Fortnite Reboot Van
Fortnite Reboot Van
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As of Fortnite patch v8.30, you can respawn your teammates. In this guide, we’ll show you how to get your squadmates back in the fight.

Respawning is a feature that only exists in Fortnite Battle Royale’s team-based modes. That means you’ll need need teammates to respawn someone. Once your teammate gets eliminated, they’ll drop a Reboot Card.

Fortnite Reboot Card
Fortnite Reboot Card
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As soon as they die, Reboot Cards will drop alongside your teammate’s regular loot. It will stay on the ground for 90 seconds. Once you grab it, you or another squadmate will need to take it to a Reboot Van.

Fortnite Reboot Van
Fortnite Reboot Van
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Once you reach the van, interact with it to put in the cards of any fallen squadmates. When your teammates respawn, they’ll be a little light on loot. Respawned players come back with 100 health, a common pistol, 36 light ammo, and 100 wood.

Reboot Vans are spread out across the Fortnite map, with one located in every named location. In case you aren’t sure what that might look like, here’s a map with every the location of every Reboot Van as of patch v8.30.

Fortnite Reboot Van locations patch v8.30
Fortnite Reboot Van locations patch v8.30
Epic Games via Polygon