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Fortnite Challenge Guides (Season 5): Search Where Stone Heads Are Looking, Time Trials, And More

Here are all of the Season 5 challenges available so far.

Season 5 of Fortnite: Battle Royale continues to roll on on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and iOS. As with the seasons gone, the latest one brings with it a selection of fresh challenges to complete on a weekly basis, as well as a variety of Battle Pass rewards to unlock for your efforts. This time, however, Epic has made a few tweaks to the way certain Battle Pass challenges operate. Here's everything you need to know about the newest Season 5 challenges, details on all of the ones available so far, and exactly how to get them all done.

Once again, players who purchase the Season 5 Battle Pass will get a set of objectives to complete every week, which in turn will go toward leveling the Battle Pass up and unlocking new rewards. Unlike past seasons, however, weekly challenges are now divided into two categories, Free (which are available to all Fortnite players) and Battle Pass (which are reserved for those who've purchased the Pass). That means that even if you haven't bought the Battle Pass, you'll still be able to complete certain objectives and earn rewards.

If you do decide to pick up the Battle Pass partway through the season, you'll be also able to retroactively unlock any premium rewards you've earned based on the tier that you've already reached. However, one of the advantages of purchasing the Battle Pass early is bonus XP, which is awarded for playing in general and for playing in a party with friends. Since leveling up with XP translates into Battle Stars, you'll want to grab the Battle Pass as soon as you can and take advantage of these bonuses.

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There are two other types of challenges to complete this season as well: Road Trip and Drift. The former are much like the Blockbuster challenges from Season 4; when you complete all of the challenges in a given week, you'll receive a special loading screen that points to the location of a hidden Battle Star. Drift challenges, on the other hand, task you with gaining a certain amount of XP. There are five Drift challenges to complete in total in Season 5, each of which reward you with a new style option for the Drift skin. If you manage to complete four out of the five Drift challenges, you'll also unlock the Rift Edge, an alternative for the pickaxe. For a limited time, you can also complete special anniversary challenges tied to Fortnite's birthday event.

You'll find a complete list of all Season 5 challenges available so far below, along with links to our maps and guides that will help you complete them all. You can see all of the new skins, cosmetics, emotes, sprays, and other items to unlock this season in our gallery of Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass rewards.

Fortnite: Battle Royale Season 5 Challenges

Road Trip

  • Complete all challenges from any week -- loading screen
  • Complete all challenges from any 2 different weeks -- loading screen
  • Complete all challenges from any 3 different weeks -- loading screen
  • Complete all challenges from any 4 different weeks -- loading screen
  • Complete all challenges from any 5 different weeks -- loading screen
  • Complete all challenges from any 6 different weeks -- loading screen
  • Complete all challenges from any 7 different weeks -- loading screen

Reward: Mystery Legendary item (likely a skin)

Drift

  • Gain 10,000 XP -- Drift Stage 1 style
  • Gain 25,000 XP -- Drift Stage 2 style
  • Gain 50,000 XP -- Drift Stage 3 style
  • Gain 100,000 XP -- Drift Stage 4 style
  • Gain 200,000 XP -- Drift Stage 4 style

Reward: Rift Edge (Epic harvesting tool)

Fortnite 1st Birthday Challenges

  • Play matches (14) -- 5,000 XP
  • Deal damage to opponents (1000) -- Emote
  • Dance in front of different Birthday Cakes (10) -- Spray

Reward: birthday back bling

Week 1

Free

  • Deal damage with SMGs to opponents (500) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search a Supply Llama (1) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Clinger, Stink Bomb, or Grenade Eliminations (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Battle Pass

  • Search chests in Snobby Shores (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search floating Lightning Bolts (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Follow the treasure map found in Risky Reels (1) -- 10 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate opponents in Retail Row (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Reward: 5K XP (after completing four challenges, only for Battle Pass owners)

Week 2

Free

  • Deal damage with Assault Rifles to opponents (1000) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search seven Ammo Boxes in a single match (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate opponents in Paradise Palms (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Battle Pass

  • Score a basket on different hoops (5)-- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search chests in Loot Lake (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search between an oasis, rock archway, and dinosaurs (1) -- 10 Battle Stars
  • Sniper Rifle Eliminations (2) -- 10 Battle Stars

Reward: 5K XP (after completing four challenges, only for Battle Pass owners)

Week 3

Free

  • Deal damage to opponents in a singlew match (500) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Use a launchpad (1) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Follow the treasure map found in Flush Factory (1) -- 10 Battle Stars

Battle Pass

  • Search chests in Fatal Fields (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Shoot a Clay Pigeon at different locations (5) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate opponents in Haunted Hills (5) -- 10 Battle Stars
  • Explosive weapon eliminations -- 10 Battle Stars

Reward: 5K XP (after completing four challenges, only for Battle Pass owners)

Week 4

Free

  • Build structures (250) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Jump through flaming hoops with a Shopping Cart or ATK (5) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate opponents in Dusty Divot (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Battle Pass

  • Deal damage with Sniper Rifles to opponents (500) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search Chests in Flush Factory (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search between a gas station, soccer pitch, and Stunt Mountain (1) -- 10 Battle Stars
  • Pistol Eliminations (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Reward: 5K XP (after completing four challenges, only for Battle Pass owners)

Week 5

Free

  • Search Chests in Junk Junction (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Use Rift Portals (3) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate opponents in a single match (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Battle Pass

  • Deal damage to players with a Clinger, Stink Bomb, or Grenade (300) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Hit a golf ball from tee to green on different holes (5) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Follow the treasure map found in Snobby Shores (1) -- 10 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate opponents in Shifty Shafts (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Reward: 5K XP (after completing four challenges, only for Battle Pass owners)

Week 6

Free

  • Deal headshot damage to opponents (500) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Harvest building resources with a pickaxe (3,000)-- 5 Battle Stars
  • Search where the Stone Heads are looking (1) -- 10 Battle Stars

Battle Pass

  • Search chests in Lonely Lodge (7) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Complete timed trials (5) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Minigun or Light Machine Gun eliminations (2) -- 10 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate opponents in Tilted Towers -- 10 Battle Stars

Reward: 5K XP (after completing four challenges, only for Battle Pass owners)

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