How to Beat Megalo Don in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3

ruekuma |  Published: May 26, 2024
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Discover how to find and beat Megalo Don and his goons in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3 with this guide and claim his Mythic loot.

Megalo Don, a new boss in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3, has come the Wasteland Island looking for people to fight. If you want to take him on for some great loot, you need to know where to find him and how to beat him.

This article breaks down the steps, including tips and tricks to find and beat Megalo Don in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3.

How to Find Megalo Don in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3

Megalo Don Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3
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Megalo Don does not have one set spawn location in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3. Instead, his position on the map is shown by a moving gold medallion icon. This means you have to search for him each match.

The first place to check is the new Brutal Beachhead area in the southern part of the Fortnite map. This wasteland outpost is often Megalo Don’s base of operations. However, he may also be leading a convoy of vehicles that travels around the island.

Keep watching your map and look for the medallion marker showing Megalo Don’s current whereabouts. If he’s not stationed at Brutal Beachhead, the icon’s movement on the map will show the path of his vehicles.

How to Beat Megalo Don in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3

Brutal Beachhead Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3
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Defeating Megalo Don is different depending on whether you fight him at Brutal Beachhead or while he’s leading a convoy across the island. If he’s on the move, you’ll need to use a vehicle to chase him down.

Once you spot Megalo Don, he will be driving his Behemoth vehicle with two henchmen – one as a passenger and one manning a Grenade Launcher Turret. Megalo Don is also escorted by a War Bus carrying three minions, two manning the turrets.

Beating Megalo Don on the Move

The convoy won’t stop moving, so you’ll need to go after and attack them on the move to eliminate Megalo Don’s troops and destroy his lead vehicle.

Here are some tips and tricks to take down Megalo Don and his troops:

  • Equip your vehicle with strong mods like a Machine Gun Turret or Grenade Launcher
  • Shoot and eliminate the War Bus turret gunners first
  • Attack Megalo Don’s Behemoth vehicle to draw his attention
  • Keep damaging his vehicle until he exits to fight with melee attacks
  • Focus on eliminating Megalo Don’s henchmen first to isolate the boss
  • Use hit-and-run tactics, keeping your distance and reducing Megalo Don’s health from afar, before moving in.

Beating Megalo Don in Brutal Beachhead

If Megalo Don is dug in at Brutal Beachhead, taking him down is more of a standard boss fight. Land at the outpost and get ready to fight Megalo Don himself along with many goons guarding the area.

Unlike some previous bosses, you don’t need to interact with anything special to start the fight. As soon as you arrive, Megalo Don and his crew will be ready for combat on the giant shipwreck.

For solo players, storming Brutal Beachhead is likely the easier way to beat Megalo Don. You won’t need to chase a moving target, just focus your firepower on clearing out Megalo Don’s defenses.

Megalo Don’s Abilities

No matter where the battle takes place, watch out for Megalo Don’s powerful abilities and weaponry:

  • Mythic Combat Shotgun – Deals massive damage at close range
  • Nitro Fists – Lets him charge forward with flaming punches
  • Enraged Nitro Mode – Glows red as he uses devastating fist combos

Megalo Don’s Loot Drops

Defeating the Megalo Don rewards you with some of the best loot in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3:

  • Megalo Don’s Nitro Fists – Negate fall damage and unleash charged triple punches
  • Megalo Don’s Combat Shotgun – Upgraded version with boosted stats
  • Megalo Don’s Medallion – A special collectible item
  • Flowberry Fizz – Rare consumable

You can also take over Megalo Don’s personal Behemoth vehicle modded with the following features:

  • Bulletproof tires
  • Unlimited Nitro boost
  • Grenade launcher turret

With incredible Mythic weapons and an overpowered vehicle on the line, beating Megalo Don is an extremely rewarding challenge in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3.

Megalo Don is among the four new NPC bosses in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3. Defeat other Fortnite bosses with our guides and collect more rewards in Chapter 5 Season 3.