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Fortnite wiretaps - Where to plant wiretaps at different key locations

Fortnite Wire Tap
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This week you have to plant wiretaps at different key locations in Fortnite. But if you don't know where those locations are or what a wiretap even looks like, we can help. 

You have to plant three wiretaps to finish this quest and there five different locations you can do this at. However, while that might sound easy, as each location has three places to put a wiretap, you can only place one wiretap at each location - as soon as you place one it will fill each the three spots. So you'll actually need to visit three places - the 'different key locations' referring to the larger area, not the wiretaps themselves. Obviously, in case you haven't guessed yet, the wiretaps themselves look like that blue outline up there - find one, interact with it and then move on to the next until you've placed all three and you'll be done. 

Fortnite Wiretaps location map

Fortnite Wiretap

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As you can see there are five locations you can try to place wiretaps for this this Fortnite wiretap challenge. They're on more or less on the east side of the island: 

  1. Dinky Dish
  2. Dockside Dish
  3. Tunnel south of Retail Row
  4. House in Lazy Lake
  5. Defiant Dish

You're best bet then is to check the circle and pick a drop point near to one of these options. All five places have the three wiretaps placement options but placing one will fill them all so you'll have to visit three places in total to finish the mission. Get in quick, place the wiretap fast and the move on to the next spot. If you're fast and get lucky with the circle you can do it in one match. 

Coming up we've got the breakdown of the all the wiretap locations for of the different locations below:  

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Dinky Dish

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Dinky Dish

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  1. Base of the main radar dish. 
  2. Base of the large yellow radio tower. 
  3. Base of the small yellow radio tower with a dish on.

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Dockside Dish

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Dockside Dish

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  1. Green radio tower in the south east corner
  2. Green radio tower on west side
  3. Base of main radio antenna 

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at the Tunnel south of Retail Row

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at the Tunnel south of Retail Row

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  1. Outside wall of gate office
  2. Rock outside fence
  3. Under the stairs near the sealed entrance

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Lazy Lake

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Lazy Lake

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  1. Wall west of square swimming pool and Jonesy cutouts. 
  2. Hedge east of pool
  3. By the benches north of the house near the dog house

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Defiant Dish

Fortnite Wiretaps locations at Defiant Dish

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  1. Blue radio tower on the south side
  2. Base of Central radar dish
  3. Blue Tower in the east side

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Leon Hurley

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