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14 Nov 2020

Fortnite XP Xtravaganza Week 2: Deal Damage With Shotguns Guide

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4 is in full swing with about 3 weeks left before the season ends.

Season 4 began on August 27th and was originally due to end on November 30th, but now has been delayed until December 3rd.

To keep players occupied now that the 10 weeks of challenges are out, Epic Games have released the XP Xtravaganza challenges.

XP Xtravaganza Challenges Week 2

In previous seasons Epic Games have released Overtime Challenges to keep players occupied and still playing the game while they wait for the next season.

The XP Xtravaganza challenges have been released and the first set are labelled as week 1, meaning we will likely see new ones added every week for the next 3-4 weeks before the end of Chapter 2 Season 4.

All of the challenges are team challenges, meaning that if any members of your party do something that works towards it then it will count for you too.

Additionally, all but one are in stages, meaning once you complete a challenge another part will appear.

Overall this gives players a total of 13 challenges to complete.

The challenges are:

Deal damage with Shotguns (20,000 XP each stage)

  • Stage 1/3 Deal 1,000 damage
  • Stage 2/3 Deal 2,500 damage 
  • Stage 3/3 Deal 5,000 damage

Eliminate 7 Opponents (20,000 XP each stage)

  • Stage 1/3: With Common Weapons
  • Stage 2/3: With Rare Weapons
  • Stage 3/3: With Epic Weapons

Damage opponents using Choppa’s blades (20,000 XP each stage)

  • Stage 1/3: Deal 50 damage
  • Stage 2/3: Deal 150 damage
  • Stage 3/3: Deal 250 damage

Catch fish (20,000 XP each stage)

  • Stage 1/3: 10 times
  • Stage 2/3: 10 times with a Pro Fishing Rod
  • Stage 3/3: 10 times with Explosives

Shoot a gas can thrown by a teammate before it hits the ground (50,000 XP)

That means that the upcoming challenges offer 290,000 XP!

Deal Damage With Shotguns

Shotguns are one of the main weapons in Fortnite.

If you're playing and you don't carry a shotgun, you will likely have some problem.

fortnite deal damage with shotguns xp xtravaganza week 2
ESSENTIAL: Every player should carry a shotgun in their inventory.

To complete the challenges players need to deal 1,000 damage, then 2,500, then 5,000.

These don't need to be done in a single match.

Damage is also counted against NPCs, such as Stark Robots and Doom's Henchmen, so that can be a good way to get the damage done if you're struggling with close quarter shotgun fights with real players.

Each Stage is worth 20,000XP so completing this will give a total of 60,000 XP.