Hero Abilities of Fortnite

All heroes have access to three of the available pool of abilities in Fortnite Save the World. Abilities are what make heroes special and are the first thing that determines a heroes identity within the game. Perks are special additions to your abilities. Each hero gets one additional Commander/Standard perk to help further define what kind of hero they might shape up to be like.

We currently found 19 hero abilities total in Fortnite Save the World. Hero abilities are broken down by hero class type. In alphabetical order. Starting with Constructors. Below you will find the name of the ability and the in-game description, plus some additional notes we added. Click the ability name to see which heroes have it and what Commander/Standard/Team perks are associated with it.

  Name Description


Bull Rush Charge forward 3 tiles, dealing physical damage to enemies and pushing them away with your shield.
DECOY Deploy a D.E.C.O.Y. which distracts nearby enemies for 6 seconds.
Goin' Constructor Equip a hammer which deals physical damage per hit and a shield that reduces 95% damage from the front. Lasts 16 seconds.
Plasma Pulse Deploys a device which spews plasma mines for 6 seconds. Each mine deals energy damage.
R.O.S.I.E. Deploy a mountable turret which deals physical damage per shot and fires 7 shots per second. R.O.S.I.E. has 150 ammo.


Crescent Kick Execute a powerful spin kick which stuns enemies and deals damage.
Dragon Slash Dash forward, slashing enemies for damage.
Kunai Storm Vault into the air and hurl a barrage of kunai at your enemies. Each Kunai deals damage.
Smoke Bomb Drop a smoke bomb which slows enemies and deals damage per second.
Throwing Stars Unleash a volley of throwing stars, which deal damage.


Phase Shift Quickly dash through space, gaining 30% increased movement speed for 3 seconds.
Seismic Smash Smash the ground, creating a fissure of energy which deals energy damage to enemies.
Shock Tower Deploy a device which shocks nearby enemies, stunning them and dealing 12 damage.
T.E.D.D.Y. Deploy a husk-crushing robot bear which deals 13 damage per shot and fires 4 shots per second. TEDDY lasts 15 seconds.


Frag Grenade Throw a grenade which deals energy damage in a 0.5 tile radius.
Goin' Commando!!! Equip a minigun which deals physical damage per shot and fires 18 shots per second. Lasts 10 seconds.
Lefty and Righty Equip two pistols which deal physical damage per shot and fire 6 shots per second. Lasts 10 seconds.
Shockwave Slam a grenade into the ground, knocking back and dealing energy damage to nearby enemies.
War Cry Shout an inspiring War Cry, granting nearby allies +45% weapon damage, +30% fire rate, and +20% melee attack speed for 12 seconds.