What are the Rarest Skins in Fortnite? (February 2023)

The rarest of the rare.

Fortnite has no shortage of unique and highly sought-after skins. Everything from originals to Star Wars and Batman to Marvel—there's something for everyone. But there are those who seek out the truly rare and unique. When it comes to determining how rare a skin is, we base it on how long ago the item was in the Item Shop. Otherwise, it becomes too subjective. Keep scrolling past the rarest Fortnite skins and you'll find our lists of rarest back blings, emotes, gliders, pickaxes, wraps, music, and bundles in the Fortnite store. So, with the ground rules established, let's get into it!

Fortnite's Rarest Skins

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The Infiltrator skin is a rare outfit that was released on November 19, 2017. It's one of the OG skins, as it was around during Season 1 of Chapter 1. It was last available on August 1, 2019.

Black Widow Outfit

One of the first Marvel skins to come to Fortnite was the Black Widow outfit. It was part of the Avengers set that was released on April 25, 2019. It was last available on May 6, 2019.

Special Forces

Special Forces is the rarest of the rare. It was released on November 1, 2017, during Season 1 of Chapter 1. It was last available on January 24, 2019.

This page is a day behind the item shop refresh. If you see anything on this list two days after appearing on the Item Shop, please leave a comment.

Top 50 Rarest Skins

#1. Special Forces

Last Seen: 1469 Days
Rating: 2.6/5. From 2.9K votes.
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#2. Black Widow Outfit

Last Seen: 1367 Days
Rating: 3.9/5. From 11.2K votes.
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#3. Infiltrator

Last Seen: 1280 Days
Rating: 2.4/5. From 3.3K votes.
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#4. Deadfall

Last Seen: 1218 Days
Rating: 2.8/5. From 1.5K votes.
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#5. Demogorgon

Last Seen: 1183 Days
Rating: 3.7/5. From 4.2K votes.
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#6. Chief Hopper

Last Seen: 1183 Days
Rating: 3.5/5. From 3.4K votes.
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#7. Tracker

Last Seen: 1169 Days
Rating: 2.2/5. From 2.3K votes.
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#8. Aeronaut

Last Seen: 1168 Days
Rating: 2.9/5. From 4.9K votes.
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#9. Shaman

Last Seen: 1157 Days
Rating: 2.7/5. From 1.9K votes.
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#10. Cole

Last Seen: 1151 Days
Rating: 2.4/5. From 3.3K votes.
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#11. Circuit Breaker

Last Seen: 1142 Days
Rating: 2.4/5. From 4.7K votes.
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#12. Hazard Agent

Last Seen: 1141 Days
Rating: 2.5/5. From 3.2K votes.
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#13. Trench Raider

Last Seen: 1110 Days
Rating: 2.7/5. From 713 votes.
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#14. Scout

Last Seen: 1093 Days
Rating: 2.3/5. From 2.5K votes.
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#15. Depth Dealer

Last Seen: 1079 Days
Rating: 2.9/5. From 1.2K votes.
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#16. Travis Scott

Last Seen: 1010 Days
Rating: 3.9/5. From 3.4K votes.
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#17. Astro Jack

Last Seen: 1010 Days
Rating: 4.0/5. From 8.4K votes.
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#18. Rue

Last Seen: 980 Days
Rating: 3.9/5. From 1.5K votes.
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#19. Kalia

Last Seen: 828 Days
Rating: 3.5/5. From 507 votes.
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#20. Nightwitch

Last Seen: 773 Days
Rating: 3.0/5. From 2.8K votes.
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#21. Sterling

Last Seen: 769 Days
Rating: 1.5/5. From 4.4K votes.
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#22. Cloaked Star

Last Seen: 685 Days
Rating: 3.2/5. From 5.3K votes.
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#23. Kratos

Last Seen: 684 Days
Rating: 4.0/5. From 1.0K votes.
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#24. John Wick

Last Seen: 678 Days
Rating: 4.0/5. From 11.1K votes.
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#25. Sofia

Last Seen: 678 Days
Rating: 2.9/5. From 1.5K votes.
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#26. Revolt

Last Seen: 640 Days
Rating: 2.8/5. From 2.7K votes.
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#27. Bravo Leader

Last Seen: 640 Days
Rating: 3.0/5. From 2.5K votes.
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#28. Airheart

Last Seen: 640 Days
Rating: 2.6/5. From 9.9K votes.
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#29. Cyprus Nell

Last Seen: 640 Days
Rating: 2.9/5. From 297 votes.
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#30. Radiant Striker

Last Seen: 640 Days
Rating: 2.2/5. From 3.0K votes.
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#31. Ether

Last Seen: 640 Days
Rating: 3.4/5. From 3.4K votes.
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#32. Reef Ranger

Last Seen: 639 Days
Rating: 2.6/5. From 2.4K votes.
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#33. Rebel

Last Seen: 638 Days
Rating: 2.8/5. From 3.2K votes.
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#34. Taro

Last Seen: 637 Days
Rating: 3.2/5. From 2.6K votes.
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#35. Sushi Master

Last Seen: 637 Days
Rating: 2.9/5. From 2.3K votes.
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#36. Nara

Last Seen: 637 Days
Rating: 3.3/5. From 3.2K votes.
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#37. Takara

Last Seen: 637 Days
Rating: 3.1/5. From 2.1K votes.
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#38. Io

Last Seen: 617 Days
Rating: 3.6/5. From 287 votes.
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#39. Facet

Last Seen: 615 Days
Rating: 3.5/5. From 2.5K votes.
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#40. Toxic Trooper

Last Seen: 613 Days
Rating: 3.0/5. From 2.4K votes.
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#41. Daring Duelist

Last Seen: 611 Days
Rating: 3.5/5. From 4.1K votes.
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#42. The Champion

Last Seen: 611 Days
Rating: 3.8/5. From 241 votes.
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#43. Morro

Last Seen: 601 Days
Rating: 3.1/5. From 277 votes.
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#44. Major Lazer

Last Seen: 598 Days
Rating: 3.0/5. From 2.3K votes.
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#45. Stage Slayer

Last Seen: 596 Days
Rating: 2.6/5. From 2.5K votes.
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#46. Desperado

Last Seen: 587 Days
Rating: 2.5/5. From 4.1K votes.
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#47. Frontier

Last Seen: 587 Days
Rating: 2.6/5. From 1.3K votes.
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#48. Farmer Steel

Last Seen: 587 Days
Rating: 2.9/5. From 1.0K votes.
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#49. Chopper

Last Seen: 577 Days
Rating: 2.4/5. From 4.8K votes.
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#50. Wingtip

Last Seen: 562 Days
Rating: 2.7/5. From 2.6K votes.
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Top 20 Rarest Back Blings

Be sure to check out all of the back blings in the game in our Fortnite Back Bling Gallery!

#1. Rift Rock

Last Seen: 1216 Days
Rating: 4.0/5. From 554 votes.
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#2. Contender

Last Seen: 1087 Days
Rating: 3.3/5. From 173 votes.
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#3. Trendsetter

Last Seen: 832 Days
Rating: 3.6/5. From 39 votes.
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#4. Champion’s Crest

Last Seen: 688 Days
Rating: 3.9/5. From 62 votes.
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#5. FNCS Holoflair

Last Seen: 513 Days
Rating: 4.1/5. From 35 votes.
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#6. Ferrari Turbo

Last Seen: 491 Days
Rating: 3.0/5. From 15 votes.
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#7. Victory Crest

Last Seen: 436 Days
Rating: 3.8/5. From 16 votes.
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#8. Shots & Shells

Last Seen: 430 Days
Rating: 3.4/5. From 34 votes.
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#9. Proton Pack

Last Seen: 427 Days
Rating: 4.0/5. From 86 votes.
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#10. Ghost Trap

Last Seen: 427 Days
Rating: 3.8/5. From 63 votes.
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#11. Dead Pixels

Last Seen: 396 Days
Rating: 2.9/5. From 8 votes.
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#12. NBA Beacon

Last Seen: 343 Days
Rating: 3.9/5. From 10 votes.
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#13. Winner’s Mark

Last Seen: 331 Days
Rating: 3.7/5. From 16 votes.
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#14. Pumpkin Bomb

Last Seen: 308 Days
Rating: 3.9/5. From 18 votes.
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#15. Bunzy

Last Seen: 289 Days
Rating: 3.6/5. From 36 votes.
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#16. Stun Rod

Last Seen: 282 Days
Rating: 3.4/5. From 30 votes.
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#17. Wu-Tang Represent

Last Seen: 264 Days
Rating: 4.0/5. From 3 votes.
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#18. Scarlet Sai

Last Seen: 261 Days
Rating: 3.8/5. From 92 votes.
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#19. Hurricane

Last Seen: 251 Days
Rating: 3.4/5. From 90 votes.
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#20. Champion’s Shield

Last Seen: 247 Days
Rating: 4.1/5. From 27 votes.
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  1. Caution came back and a few other skins I thought u should know man in case you update the page

    1. Hey thanks for letting us know, but when the site refresh happens this list gets updated, so it was already removed when I looked at it 🙂

  2. This is more as a suggestion, but try making just one of Tron skins appear on rarest, its 10 of them and they are gonna take a lot of space(like the snakepit one does)

    1. Sadly I don’t think that’s possible. BUT I’ll see what I can do, as it’s a great idea! Thank you, Ampha!

  3. dozer should not be here

    1. Fixed!

  4. This really needs updated. At least 10 of the items in this list have come back in the last few weeks

    1. just missing to remove far out man and dreamflower, both returned w tidy

    2. We’ve fixed the page! Let me know if it’s accurate!

  5. so, listing off: Munitions major,Tango,steelsight, Deo, Yeehaw, all returned from skins(id check the ones not on 50 bc a couple returned too)
    Halloween backblings returned(14-19)
    Breezy, tsss, Fandangle, busy and some others on emotes page returned
    Mainframe returned
    Bottom feeder, crossroads returned
    and a couple of rare wraps returned too

  6. list is all outdated at this point right? i can mention the ammount of items on vault, rare streaks, and such that returned this or past week and are still on list

  7. Steelsight returned

  8. uh, is it normal that opera browsers dont update at all? i’ve checked on my chrome and page updates correctly, but on opera it doesnt

    1. Are you using Opera GX or normal Opera?

  9. Lazy shuffle has returned too

  10. Sypherpk locker bundle isnt returning w icon skin being a thing, so I think it might be better to remove it from bundles

  11. Airhead and Maverick are back

  12. I had the Fresh emote and refunded it 🤦‍♂️

  13. Very nice article. I absolutely love this website. Stick with it!

  14. Hotwire is back

  15. The Ice Queen outfit and the Snow Day emote should be on these lists as they’ve not been released for over a year, just because they’re Holiday cosmetics it doesn’t mean they’re not rare

  16. King Krab is back

  17. Galaxy skin?!

  18. uh, shouldnt Pivot glider and angular axe not be on the list? I mean, both are from reflex set and not returning, and Reflex is not on rarest skins one so I believe both shouldnt be on gliders & Pickaxes

  19. Rhinestone glider is back

  20. Dude, u fr forgot ab Galaxy Skin????

  21. will there be a list update because skins came out

  22. toxic tagger, zina, and riot have all come out

  23. Synth came back

  24. Grit came back

  25. uh, Both clash and matchpoint returned, idk if its a visual glitch for me or its really not updated

  26. Wherea clash can clash and roit return already

  27. Quick question could you throw a honorable mention to the OG football skins.

    1. This is a mostly automated list. It features the rarest skins. I’ll look into the rarity of those skins and see if they’re worth mentioning, but our primary method of determining what belongs on this list is the frequency in which they appear in the item shop.

      1. The OG football skins are never going to return, they were replaced by the new models, therefore they don’t belong in the list.

        1. This list is updated automatically and is set only to exclude holiday items. We wanted to include the holiday items, but since they only show up once a year, the list is filled with Holiday items if we don’t exclude them. Otherwise, the “rarity” is sorted by the last time they were featured in the shop. We’re trying to adjusting this list to better suit the interests of our readers, but at the moment, they’ll have to stay. Thanks for noticing this, though! That’ll be something to consider when we give this article a makeover.

  28. Something I always thought would be super cool to see is a Top 100 rarest Fortnite items (skins, emotes, sprays, backblings, banners, etc) of all time, not just item shop wise but to really think about how few people may have it. I know it would be very hard and sort of dominated by banners (specifically stw banners) but it would be so cool.

  29. Clash is my rarest skin that I bought.

  30. Uh, just pointing out but sash sargeant is still on the top 6 rarest thing even tho it has returned last month to the shop

    1. Good catch! I updated that list.