How to signal Coral Buddies for Fortnite’s Week 6 challenge

Published: 11/Jan/2021 14:40 Updated: 11/Jan/2021 14:51

by Brad Norton


Fortnite Season 5 is into Week 6 now, meaning we’ve got a whole new set of challenges to get through. Here’s how you can quickly signal the Coral Buddies for some free XP.

As with each passing week in Fortnite, new challenges means new XP to earn. They’re often the best way to grind through your Battle Pass, providing far more experience than anything else in the game.

With eight tasks to get through this week, most are fairly straightforward. Deal some damage, destroy some vehicles, and catch some fish. You should be able to knock most of these out fairly quickly with our weekly guide.

Though one particular challenge stands out from the rest. ‘Signal the Coral Buddies’ is something entirely new. What does it mean? Where do you need to go? Well, we’ve got the answers so you can tick this one off in no time.

Where are the Coral Buddies in Fortnite?

Fortnite Coral Castle POI
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The Coral Buddies can be found at Coral Castle in Fortnite.

As the name suggests, you can find the Coral Buddies at Coral Castle, which is at the northwest of the map.

We’d expect this POI to be far busier than usual while this challenge is live, so you’re going to want to drop into a typically quiet location to avoid any unnecessary fights while you try to complete the task at hand.

Once you’ve landed safely, there’s no need to worry about looting and getting equipment. All you need to do to complete this task is to interact with three specific objects nearby.

How to signal the Coral Buddies in Fortnite

It was previously believed that signaling the coral buddies required you to interact with the six red conch shells that can be found at the northern side of Coral Castle, but it turns out this isn’t actually how you do it.

To complete this challenge, you’ll need to find three giant shells located around Coral Castle and interact with each of them in order to open them. We’ve marked each shell’s location on the map below.

Coral Buddies locations map
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Locations of each Coral Buddy signaling shell at Coral Castle.

So there you have it. In just a few minutes you can quickly drop into a match, engage with the giant shells, and have a good chunk of XP added to your account.

Every other challenge can be knocked out fairly quickly this week. So be sure to get them all done if you’re looking to max out your Battle Pass in Season 5.


Epic Games tease more “exclusive” content coming for Fortnite Crew members

Published: 15/Jan/2021 18:52

by Tanner Pierce


According to a brand-new leaked survey, Epic Games have been asking players what they might want to see added as a feature to the Fortnite Crew subscription service, hinting that they’re open to changing up what’s included in the future.

If you took a look at the Fortnite Crew subscription service and thought that it didn’t include enough or didn’t include much that you’d be interested in, Epic Games may be heeding those concerns.

According to Fortnite leaker ‘iFireMonkey,’ a brand-new survey sent out to Fortnite players might indicate that the developer might be open to changing up what a Fortnite Crew subscription comes with. Specifically, the survey asks players to rank what benefits would be most or least important to be added to the service.

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Currently, the Fortnite Crew service includes an exclusive skin, some V-Bucks and a free battle pass.

The question itself features a wide range of choices. Some are simply new ways to purchase Fortnite Crew subscriptions, like the ability to buy the service in retail stores and multi-month options.

There are also more gameplay-centric choices, including everything from custom matchmaking options to cosmetics that show off how long you’ve had a subscription. Beyond that, there’s even a choice for a monthly physical mailer with additional rewards outside of what’s given digitally.

Despite this development, it remains to be seen if the company will actually implement any changes. While this survey might indicate that the company is, at the very least, open to adding features to the service, it’s important to remember that it’s not a guarantee that they will.

Currently, the service includes a free battle pass, an exclusive Crew pack, 1000 V-Bucks and an exclusive Member’s Only emote (at least for a limited time), so the implementation of any one of the features listed in the leaked survey would be a welcome addition, especially after its rocky start.

For any updates regarding new features in the Fortnite Crew service and Fortnite in general, keep it locked to Dexerto.