Fortnite Fortnitemares Challenges fell on Saturday morning, and one of the new targets calls on players to eliminate Shadow Midas. In this guide, we’ll reveal where the Shadow Midas are located and give some basic tips on what to do if you find them.
Just like the previous Fortnitemares challenges, this one must be completed in the Fortnitemares queue for solos, duos or groups of four. Bosses like Shadow Midas do not spawn in Team Rumble under any circumstances, so don’t waste your time with this mode. Now that this disclaimer is out of the way, let’s get to the real guide.
Location of the Shadow Midas
In contrast to Wolverine, which has a very large spawn radius, the localization of shadow midas is actually quite simple. It always spawns at the location of the ruins, which is the new name for the authority area in the middle of the map.
It usually appears somewhere near or within the terrain in highly frequented areas, so it is easy to spot. We found Shadow Midas right at the main entrance, but others have found him in stairwells or outside areas near entrances. There is no exact science for his spawning, but you should really have no trouble finding him after a match or two. As you can see on the screenshot below, Shadow Midas looks quite different from his henchmen thanks to his brightly shining eyes. He also does not have a white Henchmen suit as a trademark. If you find Shadow Midas, you will know it is him.
How to eliminate shadow midas
Now that you know where to find Shadow Midas, the next step is to prepare to hunt him down. Look for a decently strong AR or SMG, because chances are your encounter will probably take place indoors. As long as you have enough ammo for the job, taking down Shadow Midas should not be a big problem. For those who prefer a more detached approach, we’ve also seen Shadow Midas being defeated by a sniper while standing outside.
As for the actual battle, the only real strategy you need is to keep shooting. He won’t attack you or have any unconventional attacks, so just keep unloading a few clips until he falls over. If you have enough firepower, you can just keep shooting to stun him and force him into submission. It’s also possible to eliminate shadow midas as shadows if that’s the situation you face. Just go in there with full health and beat him away. After he is eliminated, you have the opportunity to pick up or consume the drum cannon of the mythical shadow midas.
Fortnite Fortnitemares Challenges
Eliminating the Shadow Midas is just one challenge on the list of tasks players must complete to receive all the free rewards they have earned during Fortnitemares 2020. See below for the complete list of known challenges uncovered by Dataminers. All currently available challenges can be viewed at the in-game Challenge Table.
Become a Shadow
Cover 100 meters on a witches broom
Repairing damage with an owned vehicle
Recognize players as shadows
Eliminate shadow midas
Eliminate shadows as player
Visit different witch barracks
Consume legendary prey as shadow
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