Fortnite is a third-person shooter gaming phenomenon created by Epic Games and available for a wide range of game consoles. It has spawned everything from family game nights to large scale tournaments. Fortnite Battle Royale can host up to 100 players who are all trying to be the sole survivor and winner.
Coming up with a cool moniker gives you some street cred and sets you apart from all the other players. Below is our collection of cool and funny Fortnite names.
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Best Fortnite Names – Expert Panel Selections
While we encourage you to check out the entire list if you’re in a hurry, here are some top picks.
2.) Too Old For This
3.) Cloaked Shadow
4.) Third Degree Burn
5.) Battle Hound
6.) Ghost Rider
7.) Skull Trooper
8.) The Untouchable
9.) Disco Ninja
10.) LeBron’s Housesitter
Cool Fortnite Names
Having a cool, intimidating Fortnite Game Tag is a key to making your opponents think twice about taking you on in combat.
It’s important to have a cool username to portray your individual Fortnite personality. Here are some fun options. See if you can find one that fits you:
Little Miss Misery
Spy N’ Die
Queen of Snipe
Have GUN will KILL
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Funny Fortnite Names
Fortnite is a fun game, so you may want a funny username that reflects your own humorous approach to the game. A funny game tag can do two things, it can put your opponents off guard, and it can be a unique source of identity for your character.
If you have a funny name like Loopy Lurker, your competitor might be laughing out loud while you’ve quickly dispatched him/her from the game. Laugh that off. From our vast library of Fortnite usernames, here are some that might amuse you:
Big Meat Eater
Tfue or FLSE
Slap N’ Tickle
Not Wearing Pants
Hokie Pokie Hitman
Good Fortnite Names
A good, solid Fortnite username means that you’re serious about the game and ready to play with heart and soul. Good Fortnite names signal your willingness to say, “I’m here to win, are you?”
With 100 players in a Battle Royale, you want a name that will break out of the clutter, a name that is distinctive and memorable. We’ve assembled a list of good Fortnite names that you can use to discover your own Fortnite identity or combine terms for a new game tag. Take a look:
Monster of Mayhem
Pop Up Bot
Unholy Hit Man
Nasty NOT Nice
All 4 Pain
Fortnite Clan Names
When you are playing Fortnite with your crew, you want a clan name that strikes fear in the hearts of your opponents or gives everyone a chuckle, or is mysterious and secretive. Or just simply says who you guys are. But make no mistake, a good clan name must leave a strong impression on the other players.
Here is a compilation of potential names for your clan. You can choose one for your squad, or use them as an inspiration to create your own:
Assassins Boys’ Club
Cut N’ Run Crew
Ninja Nut Cases
Hit for Hires
The Lucky Shots
Hell’s Hit Men
The Leggings Crew
Sniper in Diapers
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Army of Aces
The Sharp Shooters
Agents of EVIL
Skin Names For Fortnite
You might buy or acquire a Fortnite Skin because they look cool, or they have controlled availability, or the skin mimics my style of character and play, or it just looks good. Whatever reason you choose, a stylish Fortnite outfit is important because there look, powers (and secret powers) could make the difference in winning a Battle Royale.
One tactic in a Battle Royale is for a battle squad to dress all in the same skin. This can be confusing to their enemies and gives the opportunity for creating decoys and ambushes. You can purchase a Fortnite skin from the Cash Shop using V-Bucks.
An expensive Fortnite Skin can cost $2000 V-Bucks, a spendy in-game purchase. But you can also earn a Fortnite Skin by advancing through different tiers of the game. In addition, there are special promotions that offer unique skins for sale at a promo price for a limited time.
Types of Skins
The types of Fortnite Skins or “Outfits” include Legendary, Epic, Rare, Uncommon, and Common. Orange Legendary Skins have very distinct styling and themes.
Purple Epic Fortnite Skins cost a little less than Legendary Skins but also have unique styles and functions. Rare Skins are Blue and cost less than Epic Skins they can be adventurous and like all Fortnite Skins are available for those identifying as female or male. Uncommon Skins are Green and cost 800 V-Bucks in the Cash Store.
These skins also offer some uncommon accessories. Finally, the Common Fortnite Skins are Grey, and they are the stock skins you are automatically equipped with by the game.
Bonus: The skins described above are for the Fortnite Battle Royale Game. The Fortnite Save the World Game has Gold Mythic Skins that can be purchased.
Creative Fortnite Skin Names
F.R.E.D. (Fantasy Raider Evil Doer)
Fortnite Dance Names
Players perform victory dances when they win a Battle Royale, favorite Fortnite dances include, The Floss Dance, Electro Shuffle, Fresh Dance, Best Mates, The Robot, and more.
Almost all of these Fortnite dances are based on dances from real life, but more and more, Fortnite is developing its own proprietary dances that players can perform when they win a game.
Here are some potential names for fun dances that Fortnite players can do in the future:
Slap and Dab
Shake & Bake
Flip the Bird
Slide N’ Glide
Free the Dog
Hip Hop Hula
Dance of the Dead
Hail an Uber
Call a Lyft
Under the Bridge
Dang that Bang
Bad Ass Boogie
Jam It Up
Cross the Room
Dancing in the Dark
Grab the Ring
Flip and Dip
Oops I did it Again
Brush It Off
All Out Shake
Sprayer and Prayer
How to Change Your Fortnite Name
Fortnite does put a restriction on how often you can change your Fortnite username. You may only change your name once every six months.
1.) Go to the Epic Games website.
2.) Click on the Account icon.
3.) Enter your account info.
4.) Click on the My Account icon.
5.) Now you can change your existing name to your new name.
6.) Scroll down and click on “Save Changes”.
7.) Exit the site.
8.) Log back into your Epic Games account and make certain your new name appears.
That should do it.
Fortnite Name Criteria and Username Versus Display Name
Epic Games does put some restrictions on usernames for Fortnite:
- You cannot use the word Epic in your username.
- The name can only contain letters, numbers, and spaces, no punctuation.
- It cannot be obscene.
- It must be a minimum of 5 characters and a maximum of 32 characters.
- Case – upper or lower – does not matter.
- Almost all font styles are supported.
The Fortnite username and display name can be different. The username is an account identifier and indicates the direct URL which can be used to visit your profile. You would use your username to get account status and information.
Your username appears on the screen when you are actively playing the game. As stated above, you can change your username once every six months.
Your Fortnite Display Name
Your display name is visible to other Fortnite members when you make comments or questions in the members forum. It can be different from your username which you use to log in to your Epic Games account.
When you first create your account, the username and the display name will be the same. A member must get permission from the site administrator to change his/her display name.
We hope you will enjoy playing Fortnite for many years to come and we hope the information we’ve provided here will help you have a little more fun as you establish your persona on Fortnite. From the “Expert Marksman,” here’s saying PLAY ON!
The popularity of the Game
While the game is free to play and as many as 40 million people log on to enjoy the battle every month, just last May players made in-game purchases that totaled $318 million…in a single month! Fortnite is a big business.
But even with all the shooting and killing, the fun in Fortnite is building and customizing. Outfitting your character with the latest “skin” and weapons or creating a unique and fitting name for your character or performing a memorable victory dance. And, like many competitive endeavors, your player name is important.
We hope we’ve helped you on that front. And, remember, the last one standing wins!
— Tim Moodie
Tim Moodie has spent over 30 years in the toy business as a designer, developer, and inventor. During these years, he has worked on and created toy and game names like Rap Master Microphone, Street Beats Jam Van, Dueling Dice, Firebrand, Bad Eggz, Between the Covers and more. He is responsible for naming characters like Wes Champion, Anne Fisher-King, Dr. Jennings Hyde, Jean Splicer, Bob Rimkist, and more.
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