Why Renegade Raider Is Such A Popular Skin

Fortnite is a popular first-person shooter game from Epic Games. The fact that millions of people play the game every day is an understatement. It even has its esports scene where teams from around the world play. 

The game profits by selling different items in the game. A Seasonal Battle Pass is just one of the many items you can purchase. Outfits or skins are the most in-demand and most lucrative item within the game and for many reasons.

Most of the skins offer unique graphics and make your character look cool. However, there is one very rare skin that has been talked about since it was released. Up next we’re going to tell you about the Renegade Raider skin.

Why Renegade Raider Is Such A Popular Skin
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What Are Skins?

Outfits or Skins are cosmetic items that are purchasable at the shop. They do not provide any benefit in the game. However, some have used certain skins to blend into the environment of the game which causes a certain advantage. 

Skins are purchased through the use of V-Bucks, the game’s currency. Skins are generally obtainable through the purchase of Battle Passes which is available every season or through the Item Shop. 

Rarely do you get to obtain free skins in Fortnite but occasionally you can if you know what to do and where to find them. Most free outfits are obtained by completing a set of tasks or challenges. 

Promotional Outfits are exclusive skins to the gaming platform that you are playing on. Meanwhile, Recruit Outfits are the basic outfits that are given to new players while Item Shop Outfits are the exclusive ones found in the Item Shop.

Why Renegade Raider Is Such A Popular Skin
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What Is Renegade Raider?

Renegade Raider is a rare outfit in the game. It was made available at the Season Shop and can be purchased for 1,200 V-Bucks. The rare skin can be purchased after hitting level 20 and is considered a Fortnite OG outfit.

The classic version of the skin has a distinguishable aviation helmet alongside a raggedy airplane mechanic look. The skin has a horizontal line across the face and a vertical line just below the lip down to the chin.

The skin is considered one of the rarest outfits in the game. It resembles the comic book character Tank Girl and is part of the Storm Scavenger set. The skin is so rare that only a few players have purchased it in the game’s history.

Renegade Raider’s name in Save the World is called Shrapnel Headhunter. The skin also has a counterpart known as Blaze which has lava effects in it. There are also rumors that a Ginger Renegade Raider is on its way.

Significance of Fortnite Outfits

For first-timers of the game, Fortnite is a battle royale game where you and a group of other players are thrown into an island where you fight to the death or until only one of you is left alive. 

Skins in Fortnite do not provide any advantage but they do have some semblance of tactical benefits. It is a legitimate tactic if you want to beat the enemy by confusing them. 

Running around with the same outfit as your enemies will confuse them and you end up having a slight advantage in the game. Only those that are keen and observant will be able to distinguish you from the other players.


Some might say that the Renegade Raider outfit might make a comeback before the year ends. However, there is no way of telling if it does. 

This only goes to show that if you like a skin, you should be willing to spend some V-Bucks to get it before it’s gone.