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How to find secret Fortnite Battle Star for Season 9, Week 9 Utopia challenge

Published: 4/Jul/2019 9:05 Updated: 4/Jul/2019 11:01

by David Purcell


There’s a brand new secret battle star to be found in Fortnite Battle Royale for Week 9, Season 9 and if you would like to know where to find it, you have came to the right place. 

Many players might have become familiar with the rotating system between the battle stars and hidden banners, which was used by Epic Games for several seasons, but these secret battle stars have become a little more irregular during the course of Season 9. 

Fear not, though, as Week 9 definitely has one for players to find. As usual, there is a clue somewhere in the weekly loading screen, pointing to the direction of its location. 

Epic GamesHere’s the clue in the Week 9, Season 9 loading screen that points to this week’s Fortnite hidden battle star.

At first glance, this week’s loading screen features a character with a skateboard at a skate ramp, but a closer look will uncover the clue that you’re going to need to be able to find this week’s free star. 

The loading screen above shows a drawing of a car with the battle star right on top of it, meaning players are tasked with having to look for the right vehicle across the map to be able to locate it. 

As seen below, the car can be found at the Mega Mall point of interest in Fortnite, within the actual mall building itself. It’s very easy to find, once you know what you’re looking for, and this map should save you some time. 

Graphics: Epic GamesFortnite players will need to find this car display in Week 9, Season 9 to find the hidden battle star.

Completing the Utopia challenges will unlock the loading screen. Then, fans can access not just the loading screen, but the battle star as well – so make sure you complete them all. 

There’s another incentive to complete all of the Week 9 challenges, with new free battle pass tiers to be unlocked, For those roaming around the map looking for Fortbytes, collecting 90 or more will get you a brand new Utopia skin as well. 

Epic GamesFinding Fortbytes and completing Utopia Challenges will allow Fortnite players access to this skin.

Players can claim this new skin, which is a legendary outfit in terms of its rarity, and is unlike anything else found in the battle royale game. All known Fortbyte locations in Season 9 can be found using our guide, which is updated on a daily basis. 

Epic Games have switched the hidden battle star in and out during the course of Season 9, but while it’s still available and back with a bang in Week 9, hopefully this guide helps players find it much faster than they usually would. 


How to do secret Cleanse Tanks & Escape Fortnite Season 4 challenges

Published: 24/Oct/2020 7:59

by Alex Tsiaoussidis


Fortnite Season 4 might be new, but an old enemy, the infamous gnome, is up to his usual antics. This means there are more secret challenges to complete. Here’s how to do them.

Fortnite’s secret challenges might be a small addition, but they’re welcome ones that keep players on their toes. It’s always nice to get one-up on that pesky gnome, but more importantly, players receive a decent amount of experience for completing them.

Fortnite Season 4 introduced a lot of new things, but it also added two new more secret challenges. They offer a modest 10,000 experience each, which makes them a nice way to boost your level. 

If you want to complete them but aren’t willing to invest the time and patience to figure it all out, we’ve got you covered.

Fortnite Season 4 Secret Challenges
Epic Games
Fortnite Season 4’s Secret Challenges all revolve around this pesky gnome.

Cleanse Tanks

The first challenge is located in Slurpy Swamp, and it’s very easy to do. 

  • Naturally, the first step is to make your way over to Slurpy Swamp.
  • Once you’re there, make your way to the main building and look for the two large tanks lying around.
  • You’ll notice that their tops are missing, which is intentional.
  • Jump inside and take a dip to cleanse them. It’s as simple as that.
Fortnite Season 4 Secret Challenges
Epic Games
The tanks are side-by-side, although they’ll look more green and gnarly compared to the picture above.


Luckily, the second challenge is in Slurpy Swamp as well. However, it’s a little trickier to spot than the first.

  • First, head to the northern side of the main building. It’s the same one you were in for the previous challenge.
  • Next, look for a wall with a conveniently-placed hole.
  • The insufferable gnome who has been playing games with us this whole time will be hidden inside. 
  • To draw him out, all you need to do is walk up towards him. If you get close enough, he’ll panic and launch himself into the distance.
Fortnite Season 4 Secret Challenges
Epic Games
The gnome in question standing next to his escape route.

That’s all there is to it. If you managed to complete them both, you’ll find yourself 20,000 experience points closer to a higher level.

Many players tend to stumble upon these challenges and finish them without even realizing it. However, others aren’t so lucky, and while they aren’t necessarily hard to do, they can be a pain to find.

Who knows where we’ll run into that pesky gnome next, but it’s inevitable that we will again in when the next series of challenges have been released.

Until then, you might want to go back and finish any of the others you’ve missed.