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Fortnite Love and War challenges: How to beat all the Search and Destroy tasks in the new LTM

Fortnite Love and War challenges
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We're now into Valentine's week and romance is all around, which means it's a particularly apt time to take on the new set of Fortnite Love and War challenges. These tie in to the recently added Search and Destroy LTM, which is a community created mode where Attackers and Defenders face off in 6v6 matches to either plant or defuse a bomb while trying to eliminate the other Fortnite (opens in new tab) team. At present there are two maps, Cove and Factory, to use for this community mode, and taking on the set of challenges that come with it will help fill in the time as we count down to the arrival of Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 (opens in new tab). Read on and show you what all of the Fortnite Love and War challenges are, now they've been revealed in full.

Fortnite Love and War challenges

Fortnite Love and War challenges

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This is the complete list of Fortnite Love and War challenges:

  • Complete 5 Love challenges (5)
  • Complete 5 War challenges (5)
  • Complete 5 Love and 5 War challenges (10)
  • War: Play Search & Destroy matches (5)
  • Stage 1 of 3: War: Plant or Defuse a bomb in Search and Destroy matches (2)
    o   Stage 2 of 3: War: Plant or Defuse a bomb in Search and Destroy matches (TBC)
    o   Stage 3 of 3: War: Plant or Defuse a bomb in Search and Destroy matches (10)
  • Love: Place Top 15 in Duos or Squads matches with a friend (5)
  • Stage 1 of 3: Love: Purchase items from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (5)
    o   Stage 2 of 3: Love: Purchase items from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (50)
    o   Stage 3 of 3: Love: Purchase items from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (100)
  • Love: Heal a teammate with a Bandage Bazooka (100)
  • Stage 1 of 3: War: Eliminate opponents in Search & Destroy matches (5)
    o   Stage 2 of 3: War: Eliminate opponents in Search & Destroy matches (TBC)
    o   Stage 3 of 3: War: Eliminate opponents in Search & Destroy matches (75)
  • War: Eliminate opponents or revive teammates in a single match (3)
  • Stage 1 of 3: Love: Earn Gold in Search & Destroy matches (2,500)
    o   Stage 2 of 3: Love: Earn Gold in Search & Destroy matches (TBC)
    o   Stage 3 of 3: Love: Earn Gold in Search & Destroy matches (25,000)
  • Love: Thank the Bus Driver in different matches (7)
  • Stage 1 of 5: War: Purchase a common item from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (1)
    o   Stage 2 of 5: War: Purchase an uncommon item from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (1)
    o   Stage 3 of 5: War: Purchase a rare item from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (1)
    o   Stage 4 of 5: War: Purchase a epic item from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (1)
    o   Stage 5 of 5: War: Purchase a legendary item from vending machines in Search & Destroy matches (1)
  • War: Deal damage to opponents (1,000)
  • Love: Gain Health or apply Shields (500)

A lot of these challenges need to be completed in the new Search and Destroy LTM mode, however others such as placing top 15 in Duos or Squads matches with a friend or healing a teammate with a Bandage Bazooka need to be done in other compatible game modes. Keep working through them to unlock new loading screens, the I Declare! emote, the Beacon Trance wrap, the Twilight Strikers harvesting tool, and more.

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