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How to Scan a Henchman in Fortnite

One of the newest challenges in Fortnite tasks players to scan a Henchman.
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Each week of Chapter 2 – Season 2 brings new challenges for Fortnite players to tackle. One of the latest challenges that have invaded the Battle Royale game asks players to scan a Henchman in different matches. Fortunately, we have everything you need to know to scan a Henchman covered for you so that you can complete this challenge without any trouble. 

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Scan Henchman Fortnite

Players will need to make their way to one of the new locations on the map that were added with the beginning of Chapter 2 – Season 2. You can find these locations below:

  • The Shark
  • The Grotto
  • The Rig
  • The Yacht
  • The Agency

Scan Henchman Fortnite

Players will then need to shoot a henchman and knock them down like they would an enemy player. Pick up the NPC and take them to one of the ID scanners found at these five locations. The ID scanners are marked by the red light that comes from the center of them and is usually found near doors. You will then be able to scan the NPC and gain progress towards completing the scan a Henchman challenge. You will need to perform this action in a couple of different matches to complete this challenge and earn all of the rewards it has to offer for Chapter 2 – Season 2.

Do you want to learn more about Fortnite besides how to scan a Henchman? If so, be sure to check out our dedicated hub for the high-profile title or three of our most recent pieces of coverage below:

We here at Prima Games wish you the best of luck in your quest to scan a Henchman in Fortnite! Let us know how it goes over on Twitter and Facebook!


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Nicholas Barth
Guides Writer Nicholas enjoys helping fellow members of the video game community learn more about their favorite games. First-person shooters and Battle Royale games are what you can usually find Nicholas playing when he isn't writing. We will congratulate you if you can find a bigger Call of Duty fan than Nicholas, who has been playing since he got Call of Duty 2 with his first Xbox 360. [email protected]