How to tame animals in Fortnite Season 6

Fortnite Season 6 introduced crafting and wildlife to Fortnite. You can put the two together to tame animals that will fight by your side. Here’s how.

Wildlife is among the new additions to Fortnite Season 6. They seem to have replaced NPC enemies like Marauders and IO Guards, and that’s a good thing for all players.

The animals of the island play into the new crafting system. You can eliminate them for bones and meat, but you can also tame them and get them to fight by your side.

Here’s how to tame Boars, Wolves, and Chickens in Fortnite Season 6.

How to tame a Boar & Wolf

Fortnite taming guide

Taming Wolves and Boars are very similar. You’ll need to find them, and then feed one to bring it to your side.

Keep in mind that these animals typically spawn in packs – especially wolves. You might tame one of them, but its friends will still want to kill you.

  1. Grab Fruit for a boar or Meat for a wolf
  2. Throw the food at the ground
  3. Allow the Wolf/Boar to eat
  4. Walk up and hold interact to complete the taming process

Crafting a Hunter’s Cloak will make this process a bit easier, as it allows you to sneak up on wildlife without aggravating the animals. To do this, you’ll need two bones and a piece of meat. You can get these materials off of a dead Boar, Wolf, or Chicken.

How to tame a Chicken


As silly as they look, Chickens might be the most useful animal currently in Fortnite. They won’t deal any damage to your opponents, but you can use them in combination with a Spire blast or Shockwave Grenade to rotate to the zone.

Here’s how to tame a Chicken in Fortnite Season 6:

  • Find a Chicken
  • Catch up to the Chicken as it runs away
  • Press Interact to carry the Chicken over your head
  • Jump to have a similar effect to the Balloon in past seasons

We’ve seen some amazing rotation strategies with the Chicken, as they allow you to glide through the air – just like Balloons did in past Fortnite seasons. If you’re only going for one animal to tame, the Chicken would be our pick.

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