The 10 Most Expensive Fortnite Skins

Some Fortnite skins, such as Galaxy, can even cost over a thousand dollars! Moreover, this is not the only skin that can be so costly in this game.

Updated on Jul 20, 2023
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The 10 Most Expensive Fortnite Skins

Epic Games has made Fortnite skins that have prices rivaling the most expensive CS2 (CSGO) skins. Other game developers like Riot Games can’t hold a candle to the price tag of the rarest Fortnite skins. These rare Fortnite skins can accumulate massive price tags because of their scarcity.

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Spider Knight [2000 V Bucks]

Clocking in at the top price tag in the Fortnite Item Shop is the legendary skin Spider Knight. Spider Knight will set you back 2000 V Bucks when purchased from the Epic Games Store. Spider Knight is a member of the Arachnid Set which was released in Fortnite Season 6.


If you’re more into female Fortnite skins you should take a look at Spider Knight’s female counterpart, Arachne. When a Fortnite player shows up to Battle Royale with Spider Knight equipped you should know how big a flex that is. Spider Knight is an expensive rare Fortnite skin that shows how sweaty a player is.


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Skull Trooper [1500 V Bucks]

The Skull Trooper skin is an Epic outfit that was released into Battle Royale in Fortnite Season 1. This is an OG skin that is easily recognizable to senior Fortnite players, and the OG status adds expense to the price tag.


The Skull Trooper Fortnite Skin shows a man wearing a black outfit, which outlines their inner bone structure with a skeletal design on their pants and jacket. Skull Trooper has five variations that change the color scheme from white and black to another two color combo. The available Skull Trooper variations are Default, Purple Glow, Green Glow, Inverted, and Gilded. With so many style options you can add a whole Fortnite Crew to your locker.


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Ghoul Trooper [1500 V Bucks]

Ghoul Trooper has a price tag of 1500 V Bucks. While this isn’t the most expensive price tag in the Fortnite Item Shop, Ghoul Trooper’s rarity may mean you’ll have to shell out more than just the 1500 V Bucks price tag. Ghoul Trooper has not made an appearance in the Fortnite Item Shop for 3 months now. The last appearance before 3 months ago was well over a year. The scarce rotation of this popular rarest skin adds tremendous value to ownership of Ghoul Trooper.


Ghoul Trooper is an aqua blue female zombie skin. You can tell Ghoul Trooper has seen the Battle Royale before from their military attire, paired with their combat belt holding a Fortnite grenade. Ghoul Trooper also has 3 variations, Default, Zombie, and Pink. Keep an eye out for this epic rarest Fortnite skin in the Fortnite Item Shop. If you can get this OG Fortnite Season 1 skin for 1500 V Bucks you’ve gotten yourself a fantastic bargain!


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Honor Guard [650$]

This epic Fortnite outfit is one of the rarest Fortnite skins in existence, plus it increases your account's worth by a lot if you have it. Honor Guard is a Huawei promotional skin in Fortnite Battle Royale. The Honor Guard outfit was released in January 2019. The only way to get Honor Guard into your Fortnite Locker is by purchasing an Honor View 20 tablet. An Honor View 20 tablet will cost you $650. This makes Honor Guard one of the most expensive Fortnite skins to purchase.


Honor Guard is among the best fortnite skins. Honor Guard has a rad biker character design. Honor Guards stylish leather vest and agile biker helmet are colored a metallic shiny blue. There are more metallic blue accents across this entire skin design. Honor guard could be the rarest skin in Fortnite, so if you own a Honor View 20 tablet don’t forget to fulfill this promotion. Fortnite players will know you mean business when you roll up to Fortnite Battle Royale with this sweaty skin.


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Sparkle Specialist [Battlepass]

Sparkle Specialist is another OG Battle Pass skin, much like Black Knight. Sparkle Specialist appeared at Tier 56 in the Fortnite Season 2 Battle Pass. Being an OG Fortnite Battle Pass skin is a recipe for a high price tag. The scarcity of skins this early in Fortnite’s game life cycle can jack up the price of these skins only available in the Fortnite Battle Pass.


Sparkle Specialist wears an outfit that shines with glitter, and reflective sequins from head to toe. If you were one of the lucky few who managed to fill out the Fortnite Season 2 Battle Pass I hope you know how lucky you are to get two of the most expensive Fortnite skins. If you didn’t get into Fortnite in time for the Season 2 Battle Pass, you may have to pay up to some outrageous expensive prices to obtain these skins from a second hand seller.


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Recon Expert [1200 V Bucks]

A true OG Fortnite skin is Recon Expert. Recon Expert may not look like the most expensive skin in the Fortnite Item Shop at only 1200 V Bucks. If that’s what you’re thinking you may have missed that Recon Expert was released into the Fortnite Item Shop in Fortnite Season 1. If you’re lucky enough to catch Recon Expert in the Fortnite item shop you’re a part of the lucky few!


Recon Expert has two style options. The second style option places a battle royale bucket hat atop Recon Rangers head. Recon Ranger also boasts military dog tags around her neck hanging down over her white tank top, with a Recon Ranger star symbol placed in the corner. Hopefully you can afford to add Recon Ranger to your Fortnite Crew.


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Royale Bomber [500$]

Royale Bomber is another Fortnite skin that gained rarity due to a promotion. Royale Bomber was a member of the Playstation 4 Fortnite Bundle. Royale Bomber is an exceptionally difficult skin to obtain now that the promotion has come to a close. You’ll have to pay an arm and a leg for this expensive Fortnite skin from a second hand seller.


The Royale Bomber skin shows a battle ready man dressed in an all blue uniform. Royale Bomber wears a blue bomber jacket with white fir accents. It may take a moment for players to realize Royale Bomber is a decorated veteran. There are many patched and accolades around Royale Bomber’s outfit that show he has been in a Battle Royale once or twice before.


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Astro Jack [2000 V Bucks]

Astro Jack was released during the Travis Scott Astronomical concert. Which took place in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2. Astro Jack was only in the item shop for a brief period of time, and has not been back in rotation since being released with Travis Scott.


Astro Jack is a member of the Icon Series set. This is a set of skins based on real world celebrities, musicians, and online entertainers. A cool feature is the Astro Jack skin has a unique reactive visual elements of the skin that take place when Astro Jack takes damage in game. You can find Astro Jack in two different style options, Default and Sicko Mode.


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Black Knight [4000 V Bucks]

Our search for the most expensive Fortnite skin brings us back to Fortnite Chapter 1 Season 2. Appearing at tier 70 in the Season 2 Battle Pass is the Black Knight skin, a part of the Fort Knights Set. This skin is a little piece of Fortnite history, being the first Legendary Outfit to appear in a Battle Pass. The Black Knight skin is the perfect skin to show your seniority as a Fortnite player.


The skin was released early on in the game's life, and was only available in the Battle Pass. These factors combine and may make Black Knight the Rarest Skin. Black Knight is dressed in all black medieval armor with red accents. They wear a helmet that cloaks Black Knight’s face excluding their glowing red eyes which pierce into the soul of your opponents. This OG skin will cost you the equivalent of 4000 V Bucks to purchase from a second hand seller.


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Galaxy [900$]

The Galaxy skin could be the rarest Fortnite skin. Galaxy was only available through a Fortnite Samsung crossover promotion. Fortnite players could not purchase the Galaxy skin from the Fortnite Item Shop. The only way to obtain the Galaxy skin in game was to complete the Samsung Fortnite skin promotion.


The promotion required ownership of either a Samsung Galaxy Note 9, or Galaxy Tab S4. With such an expensive requirement to receive the Galaxy skin not many players were able to add the Galaxy skin to their Fortnite Locker. The requirement of purchasing a phone or tablet also makes the Galaxy skin the most expensive Fortnite skin. A Samsung Galaxy Note 9 costs approximately $900, meaning the Fortnite Galaxy skin cost $900 to purchase.


Epic Games has contributed loads of expensive skins to the Fortnite Item Shop. If these skins are a little too expensive for your taste, we get it! However, nowadays, there are some easy and legit methods to earn money in Fortnite, so you can still get some of these for virtually free.

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