Is it too powerful? Does it upend the game’s balance?) when it was released in the latest update. But if I’m being honest, I’ve tried using the sword a couple of times now and I don’t find it to be overpowered, especially since you can’t use any other gear while you use it. We’ll have to wait and see if Epic Games decides to make changes, but so far, I think it’s fine just the way it is. If you disagree, then come within melee range in the comments.started the week off with the sword controversy (
Either way, you’ll still have to complete challenges to grind through your Battle Pass tiers to unlock all the season 7 gear. Fortunately, with the challenges we’ve seen so far this season, that shouldn’t be too hard.
If you haven’t finished the week 1 challenges, head over to.
Here are this week’s challenges.
Free Pass challenges
- Search a chest in different named locations (0/7)
- Damage opponents with different types of weapons (0/5)
- Eliminate opponents in Snobby Shores or Fatal Fields (0/3) – Hard
Battle Pass challenges
- Stage 1: Visit Snobby Shores and Pleasant Park in a single match (0/2)
- Play the Sheet Music on pianos near Pleasant Park and Lonely Lodge (0/2)
- Compete in a Dance Off at an abandoned mansion (0/1) – Hard
- Eliminate an opponent from at least 50 meters away (0/1)
How to search a chest in different named locations
This one is just what it says, obviously and I think you won’t have to worry about it too much unless you always land in the same place (I see you, Tilted Towers addicts). But if you choose your landing locations by which way the Battle Bus is going, you should be able to complete this one organically over the week.
How to damage opponents with different types of weapons
This challenge should be pretty easy as long as you concentrate on switching up your weapons. Note that it only says you have to damage opponents, not eliminate them, so getting a couple shots in with different weapons is good enough.
How to eliminate opponents in Snobby Shores or Fatal Fields
We’ve seen this type of challenge before and it’s nice that you can go to either location. But be aware that these areas will be crowded and likely dangerous early on because everyone will be dropping there to complete the challenge. It also means you’ll have people to shoot at, so that’s a plus. You could also combine it with the next challenge in the list.
How to do stage 1: visit Snobby Shores and Pleasant Park in a single match
If you chose to hit Snobby Shores to take people out in the previous challenge (and survived), just head to Pleasant Park to kill two birds with one stone. In stage 2, you’ll have to travel a little further between Lonely Lodge and Dusty Divot and stage 3 is a much longer distance between Frosty Flights and Tomato Temple.
For each of these, just make sure to land at the location near the coast first so that you don’t get into trouble as the storm closes in. Also note that, for stage 3, if you land at Frosty Flights, you can fly to Tomato Temple to travel the long distance and complete the challenge as quickly as possible.
How to play the sheet music on pianos near Pleasant Park and Lonely Lodge
We had a similar challenge back in a, but the locations were Pleasant Park and Retail Row. One saving grace this time is you won’t have to search out the sheet music because it’s right there with each piano. You’ll know that you’ve played the notes correctly when the holiday music is played back for you.
Here’s a map to where the piano near Pleasant Park is located:
And here’s where you can find the piano near Lonely Lodge:
How to compete in a dance off at an abandoned mansion
The best way to do this challenge is in one of the big group game modes because you’ll have a lot of allies who can help you get it done, though you could also probably pull it off in Duos or Squads mode. It takes place at the mansion south of Lonely Lodge and north of the racetrack. Here’s a map so you can get there quickly:
How to eliminate an opponent from at least 50m away
This one shouldn’t be too hard because you only need to eliminate one person, so I would choose one of the large group game modes, get out your sniper rifle and start picking people off once the storm closes to the last circle. After a few tries you should be able to get it done.
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