Read this guide about the new Fortnite Season 6 Shadow Stone - a new consumable found in corrupted areas of the map and Shadow Form which grants the unique "Phase" ability and invisibility powers.
About Season 6
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Turn into a Wisp With the Shadow Stone
The Shadow Stone is a new consumable that can be found in the corrupted areas in Fortnite. Upon consumption, you will turn into your shadow form that can phase through objects and become invisible.
Immediate Use Upon Pick-Up
Like apples & mushrooms, Shadow Stones are consumed immediately after being picked up from the ground.
Shadow Stones Give Off a Pillar of Purple Light
Easily spot a Shadow Stone by the short pillar of light they give off.
Get Shadow Stones from Corrupted Areas
You can only find the Shadow Stones in the "Corrupted Areas" in the map.
Activate Shadow Form With Shadow Stone
Effects Last For 45 Seconds
The dark powers granted by Shadow Stones last for 45 seconds once consumed.
Remain Stationery To Turn Invisible
Players have to stand still when under their Shadow Form to turn invisible to enemy players' eyes.
Pros of Shadow Form
Pass Through Objects With "Phase" Ability
Shadow Form grants players with a unique "Phase" ability that launches them into the direction they phase & allows them to pass through walls & objects.
Move Faster & Gain Immunity To Fall Damage
Being in Shadow Form also gives players faster movement speed & immunity to fall & jump height damage.
Cons of Shadow Form
Cannot Use Weapons While Activated
Activating Shadow Form does not allow players to use their weapons, making them vulnerable if found out.
Leaves "Shadow Trail" When Moving
Traversing the map while in Shadow Form will leave a trail that enemies can use to spot you. Be careful about moving around when you've just consumed a Shadow Stone.
Shadow Stone Tips & Tricks
Escape An Enemy Ambush
Activating Shadow Form can help you get away quietly during an enemy encounter. Be careful of the shadow trail you leave behind, though, so move around carefully!
Sneak Into Enemy Base For Covert Attack
If you feel bold, consume a Shadow Stone & phase through your enemy's forts to attack them & take them by surprise.