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How to level up fast in Fortnite, earn XP and get those rewards

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We're about halfway through the current season so if you want to reach the end of the battle pass, you'll need some tips on how to level up fast in Fortnite. As always, there's 100 tiers to get through in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2, with countless emotes, skins, sprays, and more to unlock. If you're on that Fortnite grind and pushing for the high end cosmetics before the end of the season, reasd on for our tips on how to level up fast in Fortnite.

To level up fast in Fortnite you need to earn as much XP as you possibly can. You earn XP in Fortnite just by playing the game, with more being rewarded based on your performance in matches. There's specific challenges to complete along with medals which are a useful boost when you're not focused on specific challenges.

While there are not really any cheap shortcuts to level up fast in Fortnite other than putting in the hours, these are a few of the ways for you to earn extra XP and speed your progress up.

Complete the Daily Challenges

Every single day, you’re given a new challenge, and you can have up to a maximum of three at any one time. They can range from getting catching items while fishing to searching chests in a specific location and so much more, and completing each one rewards you with a hefty amount of XP each time. Even if you can’t complete the challenge that day, make sure you at least log on to collect it or check out which ones you've been dealt that day. Fortnite is now available on iOS, Nintendo Switch and Android so there’s almost no reason you can’t just open the game once per day to collect the challenge then complete it at a later date.

Don’t forget that you can also re-roll one challenge per day if you’re not fond of what it’s offering. Need to place top 50 in solo three times but you only play with pals? Re-roll it and there’s a good chance you’ll be granted an objective that is more suitable to your style of play. Unfortunately, you can’t re-roll the weekly challenges, so you need to keep attempting those until you’re successful.

Tick off those challenges and earn rewards with the Battle Pass

How to level up fast in Fortnite

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Unlike previous seasons where you had to buy the battle pass to complete all of the missions and weekly challenges, forking out money isn't a requirement anymore. There's new missions every week and you'll earn a whopping 52,000 XP per challenge. That means you can earn 572,000 XP every week which will have you flying through the battle pass in no time at all.

If you're struggling with any of the Fortnite Missions, our handy guide has walkthroughs for all of the tough tasks from each week. Before the season has concluded in February, work your way through everything you've missed and earn all the rewards you can.

Play with friends and use Party Assist to help complete challenges quicker

How to level up fast in Fortnite

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If there is a specific challenge you're really struggling to complete, enlist the help of some friends. The Party Assist function means you can get your squad mates to help you out with a specific challenge, so when they complete it, you'll also get it done. For example, if you're unable to get enough kills or find enough supply drops, turn this on and your entire party's progression will count towards it.

Earn medals for smaller XP boosts

How to level up fast in Fortnite

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Introduced at the start of Chapter 2, medals are small gameplay achievements you can earn while playing. There's a plethora of tasks you can complete to start decking out your punchcard, from surviving longer in the match to earning kills and searching chests.

Your punchcard will reset every day, so as long as you keep playing every day, you can max it out and earn a tremendous amount of XP on top of all the daily and weekly challenges you complete. You'll reach tier 100 in no time!

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