How to make Bait Buckets in Lego Fortnite

Bait cubes in Lego Fortnite will increase your chances of attracting and capturing higher level fish to craft or cook a series of recipes. The higher quality bait you use, the better your chances of attracting high-end fish.

As with most things in Lego Fortnite, you’ll need to spend some time gathering the right materials and building the right type of machines to process said materials into Bait Buckets. You’ll need to have a couple of machines and materials to unlock the right recipes, but that’s where we come in.

Without further ado, we’re here to show you how to make bait cubes in Lego Fortnite, including how to make a food processor, fish fillet, and juicer.

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How to get bait cubes in Lego Fortnite

There are several levels of Bait Buckets you can make in Lego Fortnite, but you must first make the Common Bait Bucket and have specific pieces of machinery to unlock the other levels.

Here are all the Bait Bucket recipes in Lego Fortnite:

bait bucket How to unlock the recipe how to make crafts
common bait bucket Have a fish fillet in your inventory and a food processor.
Rare Bait Bucket Have a regular bait bucket and a squeezer.
  • x1 bait bucket
  • x2 vines
  • x3 raspberry
rare bait bucket Have a regular bait bucket and a squeezer.
  • x1 bait bucket
  • x3 corn grains
  • x3 Pumpkin seed
  • x3 Pepper Seeds
epic bait bucket Have a regular bait bucket and a squeezer.
  • x1 bait bucket
  • x1 Slap Juice
  • x1 Spicy Burger

You need to make a common bait cube before you can make the rest of the high-level bait cubes, and unlike the other recipes, the common one requires a completely different machine.

To make a common bait bucket in Lego Fortnite you will need a food processor and a fish fillet. We’ve detailed how to get each of these below, but once you have them you simply put a fish fillet in the food processor and a cube of regular bait will be created.

lego fortnite tiger fishing in a big river
Then you can go fishing with more confidence! | Image credit: Eurogamer/Epic Games/Lego

How to get a food processor in Lego Fortnite

To make a food processor in Lego Fortnite, you first need to have a sawmill to obtain one of the key building materials.

This is the recipe for making a Lego Fortnite sawmill:

Once you have created this, you will be able to use the food processor recipe for Lego Fortnite:

  • x8 planks
  • x7 bones
  • x3 wooden rods
  • x6 granite

lego fortnite food processor recipe building menu
Image credit: Eurogamer/Epic Games/Lego

So, all you need to do is find a place in your base to leave this handy machine and you can make a fish fillet!

How to make Fish Fillet in Lego Fortnite

To make a fish fillet in Lego Fortnite, you need a food processor and you must use a fishing rod to catch at least one fish from any body of water around your map.

Once you have both, interact with your food processor and place the fish in its main compartment. Then as soon as the fish is there, it will be slowly processed and turned into a fish fillet.

lego fortnite fish fillet food processor flopper orange
Image credit: Eurogamer/Epic Games/Lego

Once it has finished processing, your freshly made fish fillet will be queued at the bottom of the food processor in the “Processed Products” menu.

lego fortnite food processor fish fillet processed products menu
Image credit: Eurogamer/Epic Games/Lego

How to get a Juicer in Lego Fortnite

To make a juicer in Lego Fortnite, you will first need to have a stone breaker machine to make one of the key ingredients.

If you don’t have one yet, you can build a stone breaker machine in Lego Fortnite using:

Then, you can follow the recipe for the Lego Fortnite Juicer:

  • x8 planks
  • x8 marble slabs
  • x5 knot root rods

Once you have all the right materials, all that’s left to do is build the Juicer. If you have a Common Bait Bucket in your inventory, you will instantly unlock the rest of the Bait Bucket recipes.

lego fortnite squeeze bait cubes in the recipe menu
Image credit: Eurogamer/Epic Games/Lego

That is all for now! If you’re looking for more Lego Fortnite content, check out our guides showing you how to make Obsidian Slabs, how to get Cut Ruby, and Flexwood. We even have a page that shows you how to get fertilizer too!

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