Fortnite Brings Back Pokimane’s ‘Poki’ Emote

Published 05/13/2021, 6:00 AM EDT


Over the years, a plethora of content creators have played Fortnite and actively promoted it. To celebrate their success and immortalize them in the community, Epic Games has rewarded some of the biggest Fortnite streamers and content creators with their personalized skins, cosmetic items, and emotes.

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This initiative is called the Fortnite Icon Series, and big names like Ninja, Loserfruit, and Lachlan have been a part of it up till now. Another prominent name on this list is Imane “Pokimane” Anys. In 2020, Epic Games released an emote named Poki, inspired by her.

Ever since, Poki has been one of the most popular emotes in Fortnite. It carries the message of positivity, and players love to equip it. Luckily, ones who haven’t bought the Poki emote yet have another chance to buy it now.

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In a recent tweet, Fortnite’s Twitter handle informed the fans about Pokimane’s return.

Fortnite Item Shop features several exciting outfits alongside Poki

The May 12, 2021 Item Shop in Fortnite is a delight, to say the least. The ‘Featured’ section contains the following items:

  • Poki Emote– 500 V-Bucks
  • Recon Expert outfit– 1,200 V-Bucks
  • Sandstorm outfit– 1,200 V-Bucks
  • Scimitar outfit– 1,200 V-Bucks
  • Emblem wrap– 500 V-Bucks
  • Chrono contrail– 400 V-Bucks
  • Athleisure Assassin outfit- 1,200 V-Bucks
  • Pom Pummelers harvesting tool-500 V-Bucks
  • Raptor outfit- 2000 V-Bucks
  • Velocity outfit– 2000 V-Bucks
  • Party Animal Harvesting Tool– 1,500 V-Bucks
  • Assault Bomber Glider- 1,200 V-Bucks
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All these cosmetics have been fan favorites for the past few years. While many veterans must own them already, this is a great opportunity for beginners to enhance their collection. Reverse2k’s locker is also available in the Item Shop at the moment. It has the popular Aura outfit for 800 V-Bucks.

Pokimane is soon going to do a ‘hot-tub’ stream

Amidst her return to the Fortnite universe, Pokimane has announced that she’ll do a ‘hot-tub’ stream on Twitch on her birthday i.e. May 14, 2021. Her friends from OfflineTV such as Disguised Toast and yvonnie will join her for the same.

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This stream will most probably be a mockery of the ongoing ‘hot-tub’ meta on Twitch, and has already gained the attention of millions of fans and prominent creators.

As for now, fans of Pokimane who also play Fortnite can buy her Poki emote, and others can wait for her ‘hot-tub’ stream with OfflineTV members.

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Aakrit Sharma

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Aakrit Sharma is an eSports author at EssentiallySports, and has written over 600 articles for their eSports division. He is an undergradate student at Delhi University. From getting chased by The Dahaka while playing Prince of Persia Warrior Within, to sweating his way up in ranked Apex Legends matches, he developed his consuming passion for the massive world of gaming and now writes about it with the same enthusiasm.

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