The event Most Wanted of Fortnite is here and with it has brought a new game mechanic: the Bad reputation. In this guide to Season 1 of Fortnite Chapter 4 we tell you what is bad reputation and how to increase or decrease it:
What is Bad Reputation in Fortnite
The Bad Reputation in Fortnite it’s a new game mechanic which arrived on 02/14/2023 with patch 23.40, which brought with it the event Most Wanted. At the top left of the screen is a counter with four icons of a flame The minimum Bad Reputation will have no flame lit, and the maximum Bad Reputation will have all four flame icons lit. Depending on our level, different effects are applied to us:
|Bad Reputation Level||Advantage|
|🔥||Killed opponents drop more Gold Bars.|
|🔥🔥||Movement speed increases by 15% and we can regenerate up to 100 health when we are not in combat.|
|🔥🔥🔥||Movement speed increases by 20% and we can regenerate up to 100 health and 50 shield when we are not in combat.|
|🔥🔥🔥🔥||Movement speed increases by 25% and we can regenerate up to 100 health and 100 shield when not in combat.|
As you see, Bad Reputation allows us to get more gold from eliminated opponents in addition to gaining movement speed and automatic healing out of combat. The disadvantage is that the more Bad Reputation we have, we will appear for the other players both through the stage and on the minimap. Besides, Cold-blooded NPCs will attack us as soon as they see us as soon as we have a Bad Reputation. Keep in mind that Bad Reputation level is shared among all members in Duos, Trios and Squads.
We can modify our Reputation level in the following way:
How to increase or decrease Bad Reputation in Fortnite
we have several methods to make the Bad Reputation increase in Fortnite. We cannot make the Bad Reputation diminish.
|eliminate opponents||The Bad Reputation rises|
|Eliminate members of the Cold Blooded||The Bad Reputation rises|
|Open Cold Blooded Vaults||The Bad Reputation rises|
|collect gold bars||The Bad Reputation rises|
|Use an untraceable phone||We can pay 500 gold to make the Bad Reputation go up|
As you can see, we have different methods to make our Bad Reputation rise. untraceable phones that are all over the map allow us to raise the Bad Reputation. When we are close to one, its icon will appear on the minimap. This is what it looks like:
with these phones we can pay 500 gold bars to make our Bad Reputation go up.
This is all you need to know about Bad Reputation in Fortnite. In our Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 guide, we help you with various aspects of the game, including how to get Stolen Exotic Weapons or how to complete the Week 11 Missions.