How to Break Cactus in LEGO Fortnite

Flexwood is an interesting crafting material in LEGO Fortnite. Here’s how players can get their hands on this precious item.

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  • Where to Get Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite
  • Uses of Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite

LEGO Fortnite is a game mode in Fortnite that blends the fun of building with LEGO blocks and the action-packed gameplay of Epic’s Battle Royale game. As they set out to explore new regions and battle dangerous enemies, players unlock a lot of crafting recipes.

All crafting recipes in LEGO Fortnite require certain materials. Some of these materials are readily available in the game, while players have to strive for others. Flexwood is one such hard-to-get resource in LEGO Fortnite. This guide contains everything players need to know about finding Flexwood and its uses.


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Where to Get Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite

Flexwood can only be found in the desert biome, also known as the Dry Valley. Players will know they’re in the right place when they start feeling hot and see cacti everywhere.

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To get Flexwood, players need to start chopping down these cacti. Unfortunately, players will need a Rare Forest Axe to cut down a cactus. This upgraded tool can be crafted at a Rare Crafting Bench and requires the following materials:

  • 5 Cut Amber
  • 3 Knotroot Rods

Alternatively, players can use explosives, such as a Boom Barrel, to blow up cacti in the desert. Doing so causes them to drop Flexwood, which players can gather and use. A Boom Barrel can be crafted using the following materials:

Uses of Flexwood in LEGO Fortnite

Flexwood, like Knotroot, is another essential resource that enables players to unlock a new tier of items. However, it first needs to be processed into Flexwood Rods using a Lumber Mill.

Flexwood Rods can be used to craft wheels, which are then used to build vehicles. The following table contains a list of different tools and weapons that can be crafted using Flexwood Rods:

LEGO Fortnite Item Materials Required
Glider 8 Flexwood Rods, 4 Wool Fabric, 6 Silk Fabric
Rare Health Charm 3 Flexwood Rods, 3 Wool Threads, 3 Cut Amber, 3 Sand Claws
Rare Pickaxe 3 Flexwood Rods, 3 Sand Claws
Rare Recurve Crossbow 8 Flexwood Rods, 1 Drawstring
Uncommon Knight Shield 8 Flexwood Rods, 3 Cord

All Rare tools need a Rare Crafting Bench to be upgraded.



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