Who are the original Fortnite characters?

Back in my day...

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Before colossal collaborations and casting The Rock as The Foundation, Fortnite was once a new game on the market with only a few playable characters. The battle passes were lacking in terms of content, and most skins were just recolors of the original ones.

Players got to know more of the original models before Fortnite started releasing more creative costumes, while newer players may not even know the characters’ names. Out of all the original characters, Jonesy got more screen time and played a crucial role in some of the more recent storylines.

If Jonesy got you curious about the other original Fortnite characters, they’ve also done well for themselves over the years and received alternative skins which featured them in various settings.

Here are the names of all the original Fortnite characters.

  • Ramirez
  • Banshee
  • Headhunter
  • Wildcat
  • Jonesy
  • Spitfire
  • Hawk
  • Renegade

These original characters were the center of attention when Epic Games introduced new skins during Fortnite’s earlier seasons. You can check them out below.

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Gökhan Çakır

Strategical Content Writer and Fortnite Lead for Dot Esports. Gökhan Çakır graduated as an industrial engineer in 2020 and has since applied his analytical and strategic thinking to many endeavors. As a natural-born gamer, he honed his skills to a professional level in Dota 2. Upon giving up on the Aegis of Champions in 2019, Gökhan started his writing career, covering all things gaming while his heart remains a lifetime defender of the Ancients.