Fortnite: Week 1 Challenges – how to earn extra XP and Battle Stars

By James Billcliffe, Thursday, 3 May 2018 13:58 GMT

Fortnite Season 4 is finally upon us! And with a brand-new season, a host of brand-new challenges await. Here’s how to complete every one of the Season 4, Week 1 challenges in Fortnite.

This week completing any four challenges will net you 5,000XP, so now that Fortnite is back online after the brief downtime to get the update up-and-running, it’s time to get started.

You’ll have to own the Season 4 Battle Pass to have access to these challenges, which is available from the in-game store for 950 V-Bucks.

Fortnite Season 4 Week 1 Challenges:

  • Deal 500 damage with Sniper Rifles to opponents – 5 Stars
    This isn’t too tough, the only problem will be trying to find a sniper rifle consistently. 500 is equivalent to five kills of enemies will no shields of two enemies with full shields and one with no shields.
  • Search 7 Chests in Haunted Hills – 5 Stars
    Haunted Hills is quite a small location, but you can usually find one or two chests there. It’s not a popular landing spot either, so this should be achievable.
  • Use a Port-a-Fort once – 5 Stars
    Another simple challenge – you just need to get a bit lucky. Once you find a Port-a-Fort, use it quickly, just in case you’re killed later in the game.
  • Search 8 F-O-R-T-N-I-T-E Letters – 5 Stars
    This challenge will take you to nearly every corner of the map. Most of the letters are high up in the main named locations, but to help out, we’ve put together a list of where to find the F-O-R-T-N-I-T-E Letters
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  • Follow the treasure map found in Tomato Town (Hard) – 10 Stars
    The Tomato Town treasure map location is near Loot Lake, in map reference E4.
  • Get 3 Pistol Eliminations (Hard) – 10 Stars
    Pistols aren’t the strongest weapons in Fortnite, so this one could be tricky. Try to catch people unaware, because you’ll need to sink some shots into them so you’re not melted by an Epic AR. Another strategy is to rush people early on in matches, because pistols are usually quite easy to find and unarmed opponents are easy.
  • Eliminate 3 opponents in Flush Factory (Hard) – 10 Stars
    This is straightforward as well, drop in and head to Flush Factory. Since it’s this week’s challenge, there should be plenty of people around to engage.

Once you’ve completed all the weekly challenges, a secret Battle Star will appear on the map. Find it and you’ll go up an extra tier.

To see all the cool stuff that’s been added in this latest update, check out our page on the new locations and skins in Fortnite Season 4.

And if you want to see every little thing that’s changed, take a look at the full patch notes for Fortnite Season 4.

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