How to hire NPCs in Fortnite Season 6

Fortnite Season 6 brought back the NPC services of the last season. Here’s how to hire a character in Fortnite Season 6.

Fortnite Season 6 is finally here, with new mechanics, map changes, and a new crafting system. One of the things that stayed from Season 5 was the NPCs scattered around the map. These NPCs offer the same services as Season 5, with some enhancements for the new season.

You can still hire NPCs to help fight your battles for you. This wasn’t the most popular NPC service in Season 5, but it still has its place. Here’s where you need to go if you want to hire an NPC in Fortnite Season 6.

Hire NPCs in Fortnite Season 6

There are plenty of NPCs around the Fortnite island, but only a handful of them allow you to hire them for their services. Epic nearly cut this number in half in Season 6. Here are the NPCs that let you hire them to fight by your side.

  • Deadfire
  • Crustina
  • Cluck
  • Lara Croft
  • Power Chord
  • Stage Slayer

Unlike Season 5, all of the Season 6 hirable NPCs only have one spawn location, so finding them is quite easy. There are, however, far fewer NPCs that offer this service. This may have to do with the lack of popularity of this feature last season.

Here’s a map of all of the hirable NPCs on the Fortnite map, courtesy of

While hiring NPCs is a viable strategy, it might not be the best use of your Gold Bars. They help distract enemies in Solo games, but they aren’t much of a help in team modes. In fact, they can even get in your way from time to time when they break your walls, trying to help.

There will undoubtedly be a challenge linked to hiring NPCs in Season 6, so it’s helpful to know where they are at any rate. We’ll update this article if Epic change the spawn locations of any of the hirable NPCs