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Fortnite Challenges Guide: Sundial Dance, Pop Golden Balloons, And More (Week 9, Season 7)

It's challenge time, again.


The Fortnite island has been full of players frolicking in the snow over the last few days--and by frolicking we mean desperately trying to not get killed by other players and the hordes of ice monsters. Still, it's good times. We're now in Fortnite Season 7, Week 9, and the fun is set to continue with a new batch of weekly challenges, which came just ahead of a new patch and its ensuing earthquakes. As always, get these done and earn Battle Stars to upgrade your Battle Pass. As you level the pass up, new cosmetics will be unlocked for you--easy as ice pie. Alongside all of this, there are also new Showtime Poster challenges.

In the free category, this week's challenges involve using the Sneaky Snowman item in three different matches, eliminating three enemies at Junk Junction or Retail Row, and completing a multi-stage challenge that begins with landing at Retail Row.

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However, if you want to maximize your Battle Star earnings, you'll need to have a premium Battle Pass, which you can get by paying V-Bucks. For those who have one of those, the extra set of challenges will require you to pop 10 golden balloons, get three kills with a shotgun, and complete two timed trials in an X-4 Stormwing Plane. Additionally, there's another multi-stage challenge that involves dancing on a sundial, followed by several other objects.

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  • Use a Sneaky Snowman in different matches (3) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Stage 1: Land at Retail Row -- 1 Battle Star
  • Eliminate opponents at Junk Junction or Retail Row (3) -- 10 Battle Stars

Battle Pass

  • Pop 10 golden balloons (10) -- 5 Battle Stars
  • Stage 1: Dance on a sundial -- 1 Battle Star
  • Shotgun eliminations 3 -- 10 Battle Stars
  • Complete timed trials in an X-4 Stormwing plane (2) -- 10 Battle Stars

On January 30, Fortnite developer Epic Games launched update 7.30 of the game for PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch, iOS, and Android. Although the patch throws a umber of weapons into the vault, it also adds a new item called the chiller grenade, as well as the Solid Gold limited-time mode. Additionally, controller support for mobile players as been introduced. You can read all about those in the full Fortnite update 7.30 patch notes.

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