Fortnite is one of those games that keeps adding bizarre new things to entertain its players. One thing that remains constant with map upgrades, however, is the gnomes. They lure you into grabbing them while all the other players compete for the Victory Royale. The gnomes give you 20,000 XP when you collect them, but in different locations on the Fortnite map. With the new one Fortnite AND map Back in the game, let’s see where to find the gnome on this map.
Fortnite Gnome Locations Map Overview
There are ten locations where the gnomes are hidden on the current map. Check out the image above to see for yourself where they are on the map or read on to find out exactly where they are on the OG map. Hurry and collect them, because you don’t want to miss the precious 20,000 XP.
All the hidden gnome locations in Fortnite
You can find the hidden gnomes in any order on the Fortnite OG map. This does not affect the XP you get once you find them. Make sure you collect them by pressing E key on your keyboard (square on PS and X on Xbox) once you are next to the gnomes. We’ll update this article to include more locations if Fortnite adds them in the future.
1. Cliff of Paradise Palms
To find the gnome on Fortnite’s Paradise Palms, you’ll need to head to the eastern corner of the Paradise Palms location. Once you get near the cliffs, look for two graves and a floral tribute. This is behind a house, so make sure you keep a close eye on the cliffs.
2. Lonely Lodge pond gnome
This one is quite easy to find. Once you get to the Lonely Lodge location, head north of the Lodge. You will see a small pond with small rocks in the middle. There you will find the little gnome, chilling on the banks of the pond.
3. Wailing Woods Maze
Unlike the previous one, the Wailing Woods maze can be a tricky place to navigate. The best way to find this gnome is to jump on the house in the middle of the maze. Once you get there you will see the ! sign in the maze. Just jump to it.
4. Gnome location behind camper in high-risk roles
In the Rusky Reels you go north where all the caravans, campers and cars are parked. Now look for a green camper at the end of the park in the north. Behind this camper, adjacent to the wooden wall, you will find a gnome. This one is one of the easiest Fortnite Gnome locations to find.
5. Small pond with dark grass turf
In Dusky Divot, once you head north, you will find a small pond. This pond is located directly below the junkyard on the north. You will find your next gnome location in the middle of this pond.
6. The broken bus on Shifty Shafts Hill
This gnome location can be a bit difficult as it hides upside down in the ground. This is located on the east side of Shift Shafts. Look for the hills to the northeast of Shifty Shafts, and you’ll find it find a broken battle bus here. The gnome is standing right in front of the hood of the bus.
7. Shifty Shafts Mine Gnome location
This one will be easy because it’s also in the Shifty Shafts. Once you’re in the Shifty Shafts mines, take the north entrance to the mine and find the gnome hiding behind a wooden wall. Break down the wall and grab the gnome to earn XP.
8. Greasy Grove Statue
If you know the rock wall meme then this one won’t be difficult for you. In the Greasy Grove you walk away from the location towards the hills on the north side. You will see the rock statue and behind it is the annoying little gnome.
9. Pleasant Park Gnome’s Camp
Fortnite has added a soccer field in Pleasant Park with another Gnome location around the corner. Once you get to the Pleasant Park football field, walk south of it. You will see a camping tent that the gnome has set up.
10. Junk Junction Lama Statue
The last location on our list is one that is easiest to find and is located at the northwest end of the map. Find the Lama statue in Junk Junctionand you will find this gnome chilling on some pieces lying on the ground.