How to beat the Ageless Champion in Fortnite

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Ageless Champion in three forms in Fortnite.

With the new Chapter 4 Season 1 here, you'll need to beat the Ageless Champion in Fortnite. It's one of the most popular multiplayer shooters in the world, with plenty of new modes, activities, and enemies to encounter in this new content drop.

In this Fortnite guide, we want to tell you how to complete the Nighty Night quest and beat the Ageless Champion. It's no easy feat given the mini-boss' overpowering stats, but is more than worth it for Fortnite purists and those looking to accomplish absolutely everything in-game.

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Where to find the Ageless Champion in Fortnite

Bosses in Fortnite have never been easy opponents. Ageless Champion, who debuted in Chapter 4, is no exception. But to fight him, you must first find him.

To do this, go to the main castle in the Citadel location. Then go up to the roof, and you'll find Ageless Champion. He looks like a knight in white armour with one bar of shield and one health above his head. But be carefu,l because as soon as he notices you, he will immediately attack you. Without the right strategy, you can't beat Ageless Champion.

Ageless Champion location marked on the map in Fortnite.
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How to beat the Ageless Champion in Fortnite

Ageless Champion is indeed an aggressive boss. You will not be able to distract him, so your only options are fight or flight. Before the battle, you need some preparation.

To beat the Ageless Champion in Fortnite, you have to use the right strategy, namely staying away from him and fighting on the outside so that you don't get cornered. Although this sounds pretty obvious, it's true because fighting at close range, you will have almost no chance of winning. However, long-range combat won't be easy either, since the Ageless Champion has two weapons. As such, he can effectively fight at any distance.

Ageless Champion fires ballistic swords in Fortnite.
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Ex-Caliber Rifle

Instead of regular bullets, Ageless Champion fires ballistic swords at you. But even if those swords don't hit you, you still shouldn't relax, as they detonate after a short delay. However, the reloading of the Ex-Caliber Rifle is quite slow, so you should attack the boss while reloading his weapon.

Ageless Champion with Shockwave Hammer in Fortnite.

Shockwave Hammer

This is the weapon that the Ageless Champion uses at close range. He slams the ground with a massive hammer, dealing heavy damage. However, losing most of your HP is not your main problem. The Shockwave Hammer attack knocks players back, and can even throw them off the island. Therefore, you must avoid these hits at all costs.

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So, knowing what kind of weapons Ageless Champion has, you will be able to beat him without any problems. I may take a few tries to get used to the boss's attack patterns. Moreover, you can come to Ageless Champion with your teammates to make the battle much easier.

What are the rewards for beating the Ageless Champion in Fortnite?

Fighting Ageless Champion can be challenging, but the rewards are worth it. Taking him down will complete the Nighty Night quest, giving you 2,000 XP. Also, after defeating the boss, you will be able to put your hands on the Shockwave Hammer and The Ageless Champion's Ex-Caliber Rifle.

That's all you need to know about how to beat the Ageless Champion in Fortnite. Despite the difficulty of this Boss-fight, you can easily win with the right strategy. Therefore, follow our advice to get valuable drops from Ageless Champion. And while you are still here, make sure to check our guide on how to mark weapons of different rarity in Fortnite, as well as how to get the new Doom Slayer skin.