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Fortnite crafting recipes: Season 7

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Fortnite season 7 has officially ditched Primal and makeshift weapons in favor of something more...alien.

With the season 7 launch has come an updated crafting system. There's plenty to discover this time around, so read on for every crafting recipe we know, weapon types, and more.

How to craft items in Fortnite

While there's some simple tutorial messages, Fortnite doesn't do a great job of fully explaining things.

To craft an item or weapon in Fortnite, simply hit "Tab" on your keyboard (up on the D-pad) and it will open up a submenu. It'll open the inventory menu, but you can click on the "crafting" tab to open up the right menu.

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From here, all you need to do is select which weapon you currently have that you want to upgrade. You'll see what options you have, different stat comparisons, and what crafting materials you need to collect before you can upgrade. Thankfully, you can do this anywhere on the map.

How to get crafting materials

Crafting materials come from the animals and machinery found around the map. You'll often need more than one of an item in order to craft or upgrade something.

Animal bones are exactly what they sound like, collected from the bodies of the wolves, boars, and chickens scattered around the map.

Mechanical parts are bits of metal gathered by destroying mechanical objects, like cars, tractors, trucks, and forklifts.

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Fortnite crafting recipes

Here's every known crafting recipe:

Mechanical weapons: Any weapon + mechanical parts (4)

Primal weapons: Any weapon + bones (4)

Mechanical Explosive Bow: Mechanical Bow + Grenade (6)

Primal Flame Bow: Primal Bow + a firefly jar (1) OR a gas canister (1)

Primal Stink Bow: Primal Bow + Stink Sac (1) OR Stink Fish (3)

Mechanical shockwave weapons: Any mechanical weapon + Shockwave Grenade (2)

Check out our Fortnite page for more guides and news on season 7.

Joseph Knoop is a freelance writer specializing in all things Fortnite at PC Gamer. Master of Creative Codes and Fortnite's weekly missions, Joe's always ready with a scoop on Boba Fett or John Wick or whoever the hell is coming to Fortnite this week. It's with a mix of relief and disappointment that he hasn't yet become a Fortnite skin himself. There's always next season...