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February 12, 2024

Fortnite's Reaper's Showtime Emote: A Tribute to Hazbin Hotel

Samuel Kiprop
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Introduction

Every once in a while, a new Fortnite emote takes over the game. That’s exactly what “Reaper’s Showtime” is. The dance emote for 300 V-Bucks appeared in Fortnite’s store on Feb. 11, and everyone who’s played the game and seen it in the store has been looking for more information. Reaper’s Showtime has been popping off in the hours following its release, but just what is it and what’s it all about?

Fortnite's Reaper's Showtime Emote: A Tribute to Hazbin Hotel

Origin of the Emote

The Reaper’s Showtime emote in Fortnite is a tribute to the Prime Video animated series, Hazbin Hotel, and a character named Alastor AKA the “Radio Demon.” Hazbin Hotel premiered a pilot in 2019, and a full season debuted in January 2024. The song featured in the emote is a fan-made song called “Insane,” by Black Gryph0n and Baasik, which has been endorsed by the creator of the show.

Description of Hazbin Hotel

“Hazbin Hotel is the story of Charlie, the princess of Hell, as she pursues her seemingly impossible goal of rehabilitating demons to peacefully reduce overpopulation in her kingdom,” the show’s Fandom Wiki description reads. The show just finished its first season with a finale on Feb. 2, 2024, and season two has already been confirmed. The show has gained popularity since the release of its first season, and all eight episodes can now be streamed on Prime Video.

Conclusion

Fortnite's “Reaper’s Showtime” emote is a tribute to the animated series Hazbin Hotel and its character Alastor. The emote, available for 300 V-Bucks, features the fan-made song “Insane” by Black Gryph0n and Baasik. Hazbin Hotel tells the story of Charlie, the princess of Hell, and her goal of rehabilitating demons. The show's first season recently concluded, and season two has been confirmed. Fans of the series can enjoy the emote and song while waiting for more episodes. Stream all eight episodes of Hazbin Hotel on Prime Video.

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