Fortnite Chapter 2 season 1 challenges and where to find hidden 'N,' EGO outposts

Get acquainted with the new military-style outposts on the island.

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Fortnite Lowdown loading screen

Time for the Lowdown.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 may be a refresh of the game, but the challenges are the same as last season. A set of tasks is available to players each week, giving them experience points when completed. Points acquired increase a player's tier level, which unlocks more content, especially if they have a season Battle Pass. 

Challenges are added every Thursday during the season. This week's tasks focus on the newly added EGO outposts. 

Lowdown challenges

Fortnite Lowdown Challenges

The Lowdown challenges for Fortnite Chapter 2 season 1. 

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Search 7 chests at EGO outposts / Visit 5 different EGO outposts

EGO outposts are small military compounds found across the island in Fortnite Chapter 2. There are two challenges this week requiring players to open chests and visit the outposts. To help yourself complete these tasks, check the map below for the outpost locations. 

Fortnite EGO Outposts

Where to find the EGO outposts.

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Deal 500 damage to opponents while riding in a motorboat 

Motorboats were another new addition in Fortnite Chapter 2. The boats let players speed up and down the waterways, and they're decked out with rockets. Keep in mind that for this challenge, motorboats can be taken onto the shore if you need to chase someone down. 

Heal teammates for 200 health with a Bandage Bazooka 

The Bandage Bazooka is a new healing item. It lets players heal teammates from a distance, but these bazookas aren't easy to find. For this challenge, get into a squad match, and hopefully a Bandage Bazooka will drop. Then you can go off on healing your teammates. 

On Saturday, Epic removed the Bandage Bazooka from the game. According for the Fortnite Status Twitter account, the item was removed due to syncing issues. There was no suggestion on when it will return. 

Here are the rest of the week's challenges: 

  • Three assault rifle eliminations. 
  • Revive a teammate in three different matches.
  • Search ammo boxes in seven different named locations. 
  • Three eliminations at Craggy Cliffs or Salty Springs.
  • Reboot a teammate.
  • Assist teammates with seven eliminations. 
Fortnite Lowdown loading screen

Can you spot the "N" in the back? 

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Search the hidden 'N' found in the Lowdown loading screen

The Lowdown loading screen unlocks after you've completed all the weeks' challenges. In the background of the loading screen image is the "N" on the second floor. The building, luckily enough, is the EGO Hangar outpost located southwest of Holly Hedges. Check the EGO outposts map for its exact location. 

Fortnite is available on PS4Nintendo SwitchXbox OnePC, and Android and iOS devices.

Originally pubished on Nov. 7.
Update, Nov. 9: Adds details on removal of Bandage Bazooka.