Fortnite challenges: Week 2, Battle Pass challenges, Tips for Fortnite challenges

Week 2 challenges in Season 8 of Fortnite.

Fortnite’s eighth season is in full swing and this week sees players visiting certain points of the island, while also trying to blow each other up with cannon fire. The map has seen a substantial changes, including a volcano that’s erupted from out of nowhere. With each week comes some brand new challenges, some more fiendishly complex than others, so this guide hub aims to have all the details for both free and Battle Pass challenges for season 8.

Fortnite challenges guide hub (Season 8 Week 2 update)

With the game being the global sensation that it is, there’s a lot to learn about not only getting that all-important “Victory Royale”, but also the changes to the map as the seasons progress, and the challenges you can seek to complete. Head over to our main Fortnite guide hub for every single thing you need to get started.

Fortnite Season 8

Season 8 began on 28th February 2019 and introduces a Pirate theme. In a huge shakeup to the northern part of the map, it seems that Wailing Woods, Tomato Temple, and Lazy Links have been jettisoned out of existence thanks to the rise of a volcano and flooding of the golf course. The Block has also moved to the north-western side of the island. In place of all of these regions are two new named areas: Lazy Lagoon is directly replacing Lazy Links, and Sunny Steps which is north-east of the massive volcano over the top of Wailing Woods. For more on the changes themselves and how they affect the map itself, you can head to Ollie’s Fortnite locations guide.

You can also now get the help of your friends to complete challenges, both daily and weekly. All you need to do is go into the challenge page, click onto the challenge you’d like assistance with, and click the “Party Assist” button. This is particularly useful if you’re struggling with some of the combat challenges and you’re playing alongside more experienced players.

Week 2 challenges

Challenge Guide link Number required Type of Challenge

Land at 5 different locations.
N/A
Stage 1: The Block
Stage 2: Dusty Divot
Stage 3: Polar Peak
Stage 4: Snobby Shores
Stage 5: Paradise Palms
Free

Deal damage to descending Supply Drops.
N/A
200
Free

Eliminations at Salty Springs or Haunted Hills
N/A
3
Free

Gain health from items.
Fortnite health
Stage 1: Gain 25 health from apples.
Stage 2: Gain 50 health from campfires.
Stage 3: Gain 75 health from Med Kits.
Battle Pass

Visit the furthest North, South, East, and West points of the island.
Fortnite furthest north, furthest south, furthest east, and furthest west
4
Battle Pass

Deal damage to opponents with a Pirate Cannon
Fortnite vehicles
100
Battle Pass

Search a chest in different Named Locations in a single match.
N/A
3
Battle Pass

Week 1 challenges

Challenge Guide link Number required Type of Challenge

Visit all Pirate Camps
Fortnite Pirate Camp locations
7
Free

Search chests at Retail Row or Junk Junction
N/A
7
Free

Deal damage with two weapons in a single match.
N/A
Stage 1: Shotgun and Explosive Weapon
Stage 2: Pistol and Assault Rifle
Stage 3: Sniper Rifle and SMG
Free

Visit a giant face in the desert, the jungle, and the snow
Fortnite Giant Face locations
3
Battle Pass

Use a Volcano Vent in different matches
Fortnite Volcano Vents locations
5
Battle Pass

Get an elimination with a Shotgun, Assault Rifle, and Explosive Weapon
N/A
3 (1 of each)
Battle Pass

Deal damage to a vehicle driven by an opponent.
N/A
200
Battle Pass

Tips for Fortnite challenges

A lot of the challenges in Fortnite revolve around getting kills and damage with certain weapons, possibly in certain locations, or just merely landing in locations on the map. Here are a couple of tips aimed to help you in completing those challenges.

Season 8 introduces “Party Assist”. Before a match, select a daily or weekly challenge for you to be able to complete it.
For the various weapon challenges, your best bet is to compete in a Limited Time Mode (LTM) that features respawns. Since all damage is cumulative during a match, even those that say “in a Single Match”, you should be able to at least have a good attempt to complete that challenge.
In challenges that require eliminations in specific locations, some areas are better than others. Tilted Towers and Pleasant Park are very popular locations to drop into, so if you’re looking for a less popular area to descend into, try for the second area.
Make sure that you have completed matches rather than quitting as soon as you finish you have done your task. Some challenges require the match to be finished before it will count.

What you get with the Season 8 Battle Pass

You should probably know a bit more about the Battle Pass itself. Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode is free to play, with a fair number of challenges being free to complete, giving you a taste of what the Battle Pass challenges have to offer. If you were lucky to complete enough of the challenges in the Overtime challenge set, you got this season for free, but the Battle Pass for each season is usually priced at 950 V-Bucks. This now means forking out £7.99, €9.99, and $9.99 respectively to purchase 1000 V-Bucks, leaving you with 50 V-Bucks left over, but they usually come with a few unlocks to begin with.

You’ll also unlock more stuff as you play matches, either through levels or completing each of the individual challenges. Challenges are unlocked as the season progresses, though once the season is over, the challenges are gone forever, so you’ll need to get in quick. You can also throw some more money (150 V-Bucks per Tier level) to unlock the next rank, but it’s not advisable to do so unless there is a particular skin coming up that you really, really, really want. The exception to this are the style challenges which stay unlocked and able to be completed after the season finishes.

However, some of you are probably wanting to know how to spend the least amount of money on Fortnite. If you’d like one tip, try not to spend V-Bucks if you want to maximise your investment. It’s entirely possible to save up V-Bucks as you progress through the ranks until you can afford the next season.

What were the previous Challenges?

Please note that these challenge guides are for challenges no longer available to complete in the game.

Season 7 challenges

Season 7 began late last year on 6th December 2018. The theme is a holiday themed one, and saw a few big changes. Flush Factory and Greasy Grove are now gone, along with the addition of ziplines, new icy terrain, and a new vehicle that dominated the meta in the form of the X-4 Stormwing. It also introduced some free challenges in the form of the 14 Days Of Fortnite challenges and the current Ice Storm event, as well as some new cosmetic items such as wraps for weapons.

Week 10

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Place a Mounted Turret or Damage Trap in different matches.
3
Free
Normal

Search chests at Lazy Links or Dusty Divot.
7
Free
Normal

Assault Rifle Eliminations.
3
Free
Hard

Deal damage with Scoped Weapons to opponents.
200
Battle Pass
Normal

Get a score of 5 or more at Shooting Galleries. (Staged Challenge)
Shooting gallery locations
Stage 1: East of Wailing Woods.
Stage 2: North of Retail Row
Stage 3: East of Paradise Palms
Battle Pass
Normal

Hit an opponent with a Chiller Grenade or Boogie Bomb in different matches.
3
Battle Pass
Normal

Visit Expedition Outposts in a single match.
Expedition Outpost locations
4
Battle Pass
Hard

Week 9

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Use a Sneaky Snowman in different matches
3
Free
Normal

Land on five locations in different matches (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Retail Row
Stage 2: Frosty Flights
Stage 3: Haunted Hills
Stage 4: Shifty Shafts
Stage 5: Dusty Divot
Free
Normal

Eliminate opponents at Junk Junction or Retail Row
3
Free
Hard

Golden balloon locations
10
Battle Pass
Normal

Sundial location
 
Oversized coffee cup location
 
Giant metal dog head location
3
Battle Pass
Normal

Eliminate players with the shotgun
3
Battle Pass
Hard

Complete time trials with the X-4 Storm Plane
2
X-4 Stormwing Time Trials
Battle Pass
Hard

Week 8

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Place a Cozy Campfire or Launch Pad in different matches.
3
Free
Normal

Build Structures
250
Free
Normal

Search between a mysterious hatch, a giant rock lady, and a precarious flatbed
1
Free
Hard

Visit two different named locations in a single match. (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Paradise Palms and Salty Springs
Stage 2: Junk Junction and Loot Lake
Stage 3: Haunted Hills and Wailing Woods

Battle Pass
Normal

Search chests in Shifty Shafts or Lonely Lodge
7
Battle Pass
Normal

Explosive weapon eliminations
3
Battle Pass
Hard

Deal damage to opponents while riding in a vehicle.
100
Battle Pass
Hard

Week 7

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Visit all Expedition Outposts (Expedition Outpost locations)
7
Free
Normal

Use a Rift or Rift-To-go in different matches
3 matches
Free
Normal

Eliminate enemies with pistols
3
Free
Hard

Land in various locations
(Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Salty Springs
Stage 2: Happy Hamlet
Stage 3: Wailing Woods
Stage 4: Junk Junction
Stage 5: Paradise Palms
Battle Pass
Normal

Search chests in Loot Lake or Frosty Flights
7
Battle Pass
Normal

Destroy a flying Stormwing
1
Battle Pass
Hard

Deal damage in a single match (Staged Challenge)
Stage 1: 200 damage
Stage 2: 300 damage
Stage 3: 400 damage

Battle Pass
Hard

Week 6

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Search an Ammo Box in different named locations
7
Free
Medium

Chilly Gnome locations
7
Free
Medium

Eliminate opponents in Lucky Landing or Tilted Towers
3
Free
Hard

Visit two specific locations in a single match (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Polar Peaks and Tilted Towers
Stage 2: Lucky Landing and Retail Row
Stage 3: Lazy Links and Shifty Shafts
Battle Pass
Medium

Slide an Ice Puck over 150m in a single throw
Ice Puck 150m throw location
Battle Pass
Medium

Deal damage with different weapons (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Deal 200 damage with SMGs
Stage 2: Deal 200 damage with Assault Rifles
Stage 3: Deal 200 damage with Grenades, Clingers, and Stink Bombs
Battle Pass
Hard

Deal damage with different weapons in a single match
5 in one match
Battle Pass
Hard

Week 5

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Land in five locations (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Polar Peak
Stage 2: Fatal Fields
Stage 3: Tomato Temple
Stage 4: Loot Lake
Stage 5: Snobby Shores
Free
Medium

Deal 5000 damage to enemy structures
5000
Free
Medium

Eliminate three enemies with suppressed weapons
3
Free
Hard

Water Tower location
 
Ranger Tower location
 
Air Traffic Control Tower location
Stage 1: Dance on top of a Water Tower
Stage 2: Dance on top of a Ranger Tower
Stage 3: Dance on top of an Air Traffic Control Tower
Battle Pass
Medium

Search chests at Wailing Woods or Paradise Palms
7
Battle Pass
Medium

Search between a Giant Rock Man, a Crowned Tomato, and an Encircled Tree
Tomato Temple Battle Star location
Battle Pass
Hard

Eliminate three opponents from closer than 5m away
3
Battle Pass
Hard

Week 4

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Fireworks locations
3 out of a possible 14.
Free
Medium

Use an X-4 Stormwing in 5 matches
5
Free
Medium

Eliminate enemies at Expedition outposts
3 (there are 7 outposts)
Free
Hard

NOMS sign letter locations
Stage 1: Search for “O” west of Pleasant Park
Stage 2: Search for “S” in Wailing Woods
Stage 3: Search for “M” in Dusty Divot
Stage 4: Search for “N” under a frozen lake.
Stage 5: Visit NOMS in Retail Row
Battle Pass
Hard

Destroy wooden objects (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Destroy 80 chairs
Stage 2: Destroy 25 wooden utility poles.
Stage 3: Destroy 25 wooden pallets
Battle Pass
Medium

Deal 100 damage with a pickaxe to opponents
100 damage – can be across multiple games.
Battle Pass
Medium

Eliminate opponents in Happy Hamlet or Pleasant Park
3
Battle Pass
Hard

Week 3

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Ride a zipline in different matches
5 in different matches.
Free
Medium

Land in five different locations. (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Lonely Lodge
Stage 2: Pleasant Park
Stage 3: Lucky Landing
Stage 4: Lazy Links
Stage 5: Tilted Towers
Free
Medium

Eliminate two players with a legendary weapon
2
Free
Hard

Ski Lodge Battle Star location
1 (behind the centre ski lodge)
Battle Pass
Hard

Ring two Doorbell locations in a single match
2 doorbells required in 1 match. Can’t be in the same named area.
Battle Pass
Medium

Search chests in either Polar Peak or Tomato Temple
7 required
Battle Pass
Medium

Deal damage with three different weapons (staged challenge)
Stage 1: Deal damage with shotguns.
Stage 2: Deal damage with pistols.
Stage 3: Deal damage with snipers.
Battle Pass
Hard

Week 2

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Search a chest in different named locations
5 chests in 5 different locations (out of 21)
Free
Medium

Damage opponents with different types of weapons
5 different types of damage (out of 10).
Free
Medium

Eliminate three opponents in either Snobby Shores or Fatal Fields.
3
Free
Hard

Piano locations and sheet music
Play sheet music near Pleasant park.
Play sheet music near Lonely Lodge.
Battle Pass
Medium

Complete an Abandoned Mansion dance off
Just complete, you don’t need to win. Requires at least 1 other player.
Battle Pass
Medium

Visit three sets of two locations in a match each (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Snobby Shores and Pleasant Park
Stage 2: Dusty Divot and Lonely Lodge
Stage 3: Frosty Flights and Tomato Temple
Battle Pass
Hard

Eliminate an opponent that is 50m away
1
Battle Pass
Medium

Week 1

Challenge Number required Type of Challenge Difficulty

Pick up an item of each rarity
1 of each rarity (5 in total)
Free
Medium

Forbidden Dance locations
7 out of 12.
Free
Medium

Play matches with at least one elimination
5
Free
Hard

Crown of RVs dance location
 
Metal Turtle dance location
 
Submarine dance location
Stage 1: Dance on top of a crown of RVs.
Stage 2: Dance on top of a metal turtle.
Stage 3: Dance on top of a submarine.

Battle Pass
Medium

Deal Headshot damage to opponents.
500 damage
Battle Pass
Medium

Search containers (Staged challenge)
Stage 1: Search five ammo boxes in a single match.
Stage 2: Search three chests in a single match.
Stage 3: Search one supply drop in a single match.
Battle Pass
Hard

Eliminate opponents in five different named locations.
5 eliminations in 5 different locations (out of 21)
Battle Pass
Hard

14 Days of Fortnite Challenges
Ice Storm event
Fortnite Showtime challenges
Overtime challenges – Special challenges to unlock Season 8 for free.
Season 7 Snowfall Challenges – Full list of secret Battle Stars and Banners.

This concludes our weekly challenges guide, but there’s plenty more in our collection of guides for Fortnite. For more on the weapons themselves, check out our Fortnite weapons guide, the locations to find them can be found in our Fortnite locations, while the list of the vehicles in the game are in our Fortnite vehicles guide.

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