Default PC Fortnite Keybinds / Keyboard Controls (2022)

Setting up keybinds / keyboard controls  in Fortnite is a bit of a personal preference thing. No one layout is going to work for everyone, it was only until recently I used the arrow keys for movement but now converted to the WASD format for control.

It was a little awkward getting used to this but I am glade I spent the time converting my play style over to this. I highly recommend switching if you’re using the keyboard arrow keys and surrounding controls as WASD pretty much PC gaming standard and is used on most games.

If you are new to Fortnite I would recommend staying with the default keyboard controls/key binds for a while until you become accustom to the game and you have found your play style, this will determine what controls you are going to use most.  Don’t be shy to change a key bind as a test, you can always change it back if you don’t like it.

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What does WASD mean in games?

WASD are a group of keys on the standard UK, US Keyboard (maybe more) They are on the top 2 letter rows on the left side of the keyboard. Most gamers use WASD over the arrow keys (on the right side) as there are more available keys in a closer range then the right side of the keyboard.

What are the default PC Fortnite Keyboard Controls / Keybinds

You can reset and change between the Original Controls and the New Controls buy following the Fortnite Key bind reset Guide – Link here

If you would like to see the complete list of 150 Keybinds try Full List of Fortnite Keybinds

The default Fortnite keys can be found in-game from the menu

  • Hit Escape Key – to bring up the left side menu
  • Click the Cog Symbol
  • Click Settings
  • Click on the 4 Arrow Movement Keys Icon (here shown in red square)
Fortnite Keyboard Menu Options
Fortnite Keyboard Menu Options

Default Movement Keybinds

Fortnite Movement Keybinds
Fortnite Movement Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Move ForwardWUp Arrow
Move LeftALeft Arrow
Move BackwardSDown Arrow
Move RightDArrow Right
JumpSpace Bar
SprintLeft Shift
Auto RunEquals
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Num Lock
Crouch (tap)
Slide (Hold)
Left CTRL
Force JogComma
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Default Combat Keybinds

Fortnite Combat Keybinds
Fortnite Combat Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Fire (Shoot)left Mouse Button
TargetRight Mouse Button
ReloadR
UseE
Harvesting Tool (Axe/shovel)
Weapon Slot 11
Weapon Slot 22
Weapon Slot 33
Weapon Slot 44
Weapon Slot 55

 

Default Building Keybinds

Fortnite Building Keybinds
Fortnite Building Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Crouch While Building (Tap)/Slide(Hold)Left CTRL
WallZMouse Button 2
FloorX
StairsC
RoofV
TrapY
Place Building (Build)Left Mouse Button
Repair / UpgradeH
Rotate BuildingR
Change Building MaterialRight Mouse Button
Building EditG
Crouch While Building (Tap)/Slide(Hold)Left CTRL
Select Building EditLeft Mouse Button
Reset Building EditRight Mouse Button

 

Default Communication Keybinds

Fortnite Communication Keybinds
Fortnite Communication Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Ping / Place MarkerMiddle Mouse Button
Place Enemy Marker
Push to TalkT
Squad CommsF4
ChatEnter

 

Default Emote Keybinds

Fortnite Emote Keybinds
Fortnite Emote Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
EmoteB
Locker Emote Slot 1
Locker Emote Slot 2
Locker Emote Slot 3
Locker Emote Slot 4
Locker Emote Slot 5
Locker Emote Slot 6
Locker Emote Slot 7

 

Default Misc Keybinds

Fortnite Misc Keybinds
Fortnite Misc Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Toggle Harvest ToolF
Trap Equip/PickerF3
Switch QuickBarQ
Slot UpMouse Wheel Down
Slot DownMouse Wheel Up
Reset Camera
Gyro Modifier
Reset Camera / Gyro Modifier(Hold)
Toggle Harvest / Gyro Modifier(Hold)
Croush(Tap) / Slide(Hold) / Gyro Modifier(Hold)
Previous Picker WheelMouse Wheel Down
Next Picker WheelMouse Wheel Up
Curser ModeLeft Alt
Toggle MapM
Toggle InventoryTab
DBNO CarryF
DBNO PlaceF
Object Carry / SlidegradeF
Object PlaceF

 

Default Vehicles – Loot Shark Keybinds

Fortnite Loot Shark Keybinds
Fortnite Loot Shark Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
BoostLeft Shift
UnhookE

 

Default Vehicles – Shopping Cart Keybinds

Fortnite Shopping Cart Keybinds
Fortnite Shopping Cart Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Driver Push(Tap)/Coast(Hold)Space Bar
Driver ExitE
Passenger Use / ExitE
Switch SeatLeft CTRL

 

Default Vehicles – Pirate Cannon Keybinds

Fortnite Pirate Cannon Keybinds
Fortnite Pirate Cannon Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
FireLeft Mouse Button
Driver Push(Tap)/Coast(Hold)Space Bar
Driver ExitE
Passenger Use / ExitE
Switch SeatLeft CTRL

 

Default Vehicles – All Terrain Kart Keybinds

Fortnite All Terrain Kart Keybinds
Fortnite All Terrain Kart Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Driver PowerslideSpace Bar
Driver HonkLeft Mouse Button
Driver ExitE
Passenger Use / ExitE
Switch SeatLeft CTRL

 

Default Vehicles – Quadcrusher Keybinds

Fortnite Quadcrusher Keybinds
Fortnite Quadcrusher Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Driver HonkRight Mouse Button
Driver ExitE
Passenger Use/ExitE
Switch SeatLeft CTRL

 

Default Vehicles – Baller Keybinds

Fortnite Baller Keybinds
Fortnite Baller Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
BoostSpace Bar
Fire / Contract GrappleLeft Mouse Button
Extend GrappleRight Mouse Button
ExitE

 

Default Vehicles – X4 Stormwing Keybinds

Fortnite X-4 Stormwing Keybinds
Fortnite X-4 Stormwing Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Driver FireLeft Mouse Button
Driver Pitch ForwardWUp Arrow
Driver Pitch BackwardSDown Arrow
Driver Roll RightC
Driver Roll LeftZ
Driver Roll InvertX
Driver Start EngineWLeft Shift
Driver Stop EngineSpace Bar
Drivr Free LookRigth Mouse Button
Driver backwardsSSpace BAr
Driver ExitE
Passenger Use/ExitE
Switch SeatLeft CTRL

 

Default Vehicles – B.R.U.T.E. Keybinds

Fortnite B.R.U.T.E. Keybinds
Fortnite B.R.U.T.E. Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Driver JumpSpace Bar
Driver StompLeft Mouse Button
Driver HonkRight Mouse Button
Driver Self DestructDelete
Driver ExitE
Passenger ShotgunLeft Mouse Button
Passenger MissilesRight Mouse Button
Passenger Shield BoostQ
Passenger Self DestructDelete
Passenger ExitE
Switch SeatLeft CTRL

 

Default Vehicles – Motorboat Keybinds

Fortnite Motorboat Keybinds
Fortnite Motorboat Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Driver FireLeft Mouse Button
Driver TargetRight Mouse Button
Driver ExitE
Passenger Use / ExitE
Switch SeatLeft Ctrl

 

Default Vehicles – Choppa Keybinds (AKA Helicopter)

Fortnite Choppa Keybinds (AKA Helicopter)
Fortnite Choppa Keybinds (AKA Helicopter)

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Driver ExitE
Switch SeatLeft Ctrl
Driver Move UpLeft Mouse Button
Driver Move DownRight Mouse Button
Driver Loud SpeakerB

 

Default Vehicles – Cars Keybinds

Fortnite Cars Keybinds
Fortnite Cars Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Switch SeatLeft Ctrl
Driver ExitE
Driver BrakeSpace Bar
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Driver HonkRigth Mouse Button
Driver Radio On/OffR
Driver Radio Next StationC

 

Default Vehicles – UFO Keybinds

Fortnite UFO Keybinds
Fortnite UFO Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Switch Seatleft Ctrl
Driver ExitE
Driver Move UpSpace bar
Driver Move DownR
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Driver Tractor BeamRight Mouse Button
Driver Energy CannonLeft Mouse Button

 

Default Vehicles – Tank Keybinds

Fortnite Tank Keybinds
Fortnite Tank Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Switch Seatleft Ctrl
Driver ExitE
Driver ShootLeft Mouse Button
Driver Targeting (Zoom)Hold Right Mouse Button
Driver BoostLeft Shift
Passenger Use/ExitE

Default Vehicles – Octane Keybinds

Fortnite Octane Keybinds
Fortnite Octane Keybinds

ActionKeybind
Throttle
ReverseS
Steer RightD
Steer LeftA
Pitch Forward
Pitch BackwardS
Yaw RightD
Yaw LeftA
BoostLeft Shift
JumpSpace
HandbrakeLeft Ctrl
Air RollLeft Ctrl
Camera ToggleT
Reverse CameraF
Exit VehicleE
Toggle RadioR
Next StationC

Default Vehicles – Riding Keybinds

Fortnite Riding Keybinds
Fortnite Riding Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
SprintLeft Shift
DismountE

 

Default Creative keybinds

Fortnite Creative Keybinds
Fortnite Creative Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Creative Phone Toggle'P
Creative Quick MenuB
Creative Pick Up / ExitRight Mouse Button
Creative CopyLeft Mouse Button
Creative DeleteX
Creative SelectR
Creative Clear Selection
Creative Slot 11
Creative Slot 22
Creative Slot 33
Creative Slot 44
Creative Slot 55
Creative Slot 66
Creative Slot 77
Creative Slot 88
Creative Prop CopyLeft Mouse Button
Creative Prop Rotate clockwiseR
Creative Prop Rotate CounterclockwiseE
Creative Prop Rotation Axis(TAP)/Reset(Hold)TAB
Creative Prop PushF
Creative Prop PullC
Creative Prop ExitRight Mouse ButtonEscape Key
Creative Prop Grid SnapV
Creative Prop Remove From QuickBarX
Creative Prop Drop to FloorG
Creative Building CopyLeft Mouse Button
Creative Building Rotate ClockwiseR
Creative Building Rotate CounterclockwiseZ
Creative Building MirrorM
Creative Building ExitRight Mouse ButtonEscape Key
CreativeBuilding Grid SnapV
Creative Fly UpLeft Shift
Creative Fly DownLeft Ctrl
Creative Island Panel Support CreativeQ
Creative Island Panel Start GameE
Creative Island Panel Toggle DetailH
Possess DropLeft Mouse Button

 

Default LTM Abilities keybinds

Fortnite LTM Abilities Keybinds
Fortnite LTM Abilities Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Secondary AbilityT
Utility AbilityR

 

Default Replay keybinds

Fortnite Replay Keybinds
Fortnite Replay Keybinds

MovementPrimary KeySecondary Key
Start Recording
Stop Recording

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