07 Jan 2021 12:13 PM +00:00

Fortnite: Destroy Fishing Rod Barrels, Season 5 Week 6 Challenge Guide

A new set of Fortnite Season 5 Challenges arrive today, bringing with it more things to do and a amount number of XP to earn.

For those who don't know, or anyone joining the season late, here's how it works:

Each week players are handed seven Epic quests to complete, as well as one Legendary Quest.

Completing quests will earn players XP, with Epic quests handing out 22,000 XP and the Legendary quest offering a massive 55,000 XP.

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Release Time

New challenges on Fortnite go live at 9am EST/2pm GMT every Thursday.

Week 6 Challenges

This season Challenges have become Quests, as the season is focused around destroying things on the map.

Here are the week 6 challenges.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 Week 6 Epic Quests Challenges
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Epic Challenges are worth 20,000 XP each.

  • Blow up Fishing Holes at Sharky Shell, Sweaty Sands, or Flopper Pond (3)
  • Destroy Motorboats (3)
  • Blow up Fishing Holes at Lazy Lake Island, Lake Canoe, and near Steamy Stacks (3)
  • Catch Fish (7)
  • Signal the Coral Buddies (1)
  • Destroy Boats (7)
  • Destroy Fishing Rod Barrels (7)
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Week 6 Legendary Challenges

Here are the leaked Week 5 Legendary Quests:

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 Week 6 Legendary Quests Challenges
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Legendary Challenges are worth 55,000 XP for the first stage and 22,000 XP for each stage after, with a cosmetic reward if you finish all stages.

  • Get Headshots (20, 40, 60, 80, 100)
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Destroy Fishing Rod Barrels

Fishing is a new mechanic that was introduced in Chapter 2.

Players can use Fishing Rods or Harpoon Guns to find Fish and weapons in the water.

Dotted around the map are Fishing Rod Barrels, destroying or interacting with these will give players either a Fishing Rod or Harpoon Gun.

Fortnite Fishing Rod Barrels Spawns Chapter 2 Season 5 Week 6 Map
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GONE FISHING: There are many Fishing Rod Barrels scattered around the map.

Destroy a total of 7 and the challenge will be complete.

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