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How to eliminate enemy players with ranged weapons in Fortnite season 3

How to eliminate enemy players with ranged weapons in Fortnite season 3

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Fortnite players have to use ranged weapons in Season 3 and eliminate opponents. This will complete a weekly challenge that grants 15,000 XP.


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DMR and Heavy Sniper Rifle in Fortnite

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 Week 2 challenges have arrived. One of the quests requires players to eliminate two opponents with ranged weapons – here’s how to do it.

Epic Games’ Battle Royale title has a wide range of weapons and each serves a unique purpose. While some like the Combat SMG are lethal in close-range combat, others like the Heavy Sniper Rifle offer a commendable range.

Here’s a list of ‘ranged’ weapons in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 that players can use to complete a weekly challenge.

What are ranged weapons in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3?

Players might have assumed that only sniper rifles and assault rifles are ranged weapons. However, literally, any weapon in the loot pool comes under this category. This includes pistols, shotguns, SMGs, and obviously, ARs and snipers.

The loot pool in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 is quite different from Chapter 3 Season 2. The likes of MK Seven, Drum Shotgun, and the LMG were put in the vault and new weapons like the DMR and the Two-Shot shotgun took their place.

Hammer AR in Fortnite
Hammer Assault Rifle in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

To complete the weekly challenge, players can rely on these weapons since they’re the most efficient:

  • DMR for long-range
  • Hammer Assault Rifle for mid-range
  • Combat SMG for close range
  • Striker Pump Shotgun for close range

How to get weapons of Epic rarity or above in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

Luckily, there are several ways to get brilliant loot in Chapter 3 Season 3. With the Reality Seeds, you can plant a Reality Sapling. Picking up weeds upgrades the quality of loot of the Reality Sapling, and after a day or two, players can get Mythic loot right at the beginning of the game.

Another way to get weapons of Epic rarity or above is the Upgrade bench. They are usually present in gas stations which are quite common in major locations like Coney Crossroads and Chonker’s Speedway.

The final tip to complete this weekly challenge is to hop in Team Rumble instead of standard BR modes (Solo, Duos, Squads, and Trios). Amid the fast-paced action, the chances of getting two eliminations will be much higher.

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The Battle Bus in Fortnite has carried millions of loopers over the years. A genius has calculated its speed and shocked the community.


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June 17, 2022

Fortnite Battle Bus

The Battle Bus in Fortnite carries loopers from the spawn island and drops them on the main island for battle. For unknown reasons, one player has calculated the bus’ exact speed instead of thanking the bus driver.

Fortnite is clearly not the most realistic game out there. In fact, it allows players to dress up like robots, ninjas, birds, or superheroes, use weapons like a Shockwave Grenade, and then take on enemies from other universes like Star Wars and DC.

Battle Bus in Fortnite
How fast is the Fortnite Battle Bus?

Even though it is full of the most random elements, the concepts of physics and mathematics can be applied to Fortnite. Accordingly, a player calculated the speed of the Battle Bus, and to say the least, the community is proud of this genius.

How to calculate the Battle Bus’ speed in Fortnite?

Reddit user u/somedudebeingcool used trigonometry to first calculate the distance which the Battle Bus travels in a drop window. They marked a location in the middle of the map and gathered the following stats:

  • Duration of the bus’ drop window (33 seconds)
  • Distance to the marked location at the beginning of the drop window
  • Distance to the marked location at the end of the drop window
  • Shortest distance to the marked location in the entire drop window

u/somedudebeingcool claims that their method is far more reliable than the previous ones that have already surfaced on the internet. Apparently, some players drove vehicles across the island and compared their speed to the Battle Bus.

In 2018, another mathematics enthusiast in the Fortnite community drove the Golf Cart at a speed of 15 mph over a Battle Bus route. They then compared the time taken by the cart to that of the bus and concluded that the latter travels at a speed of over 400 miles/hour.

In contrast, u/somedudebeingcool claims his results are based on facts. They divided the distance traveled by the bus, by the duration of the drop window, and concluded that it travels at a speed of 75 m/s (meters/second) which is close to 270 km/h or 167 m/h.

The speed of Battle Bus in Fortnite is surprisingly realistic

Considering that the cruising speed of airplanes is close to 800km/h, it makes sense for a bus to cruise at 270 km/h while carrying 100 players. This number is believable, and members of the r/FortNiteBR subreddit appreciated the effort.

While some called u/somedudebeingcool the teacher of Einstein, others thanked them for clearing up the confusion. As it turns out, several players had thought about the speed of the Battle Bus but never knew how to calculate it.

All in all, loopers never fail to surprise with their creativity and out-of-the-box ideas. This explains why Fortnite’s Creative mode is such a massive success and exciting new maps/games are released in it frequently.

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The Fortnite island in Chapter 3 has several Geysers that loopers can use for quick rotations and 15,000 XP, thanks to a weekly challenge.


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June 16, 2022

Fortnite geyser

Fortnite players have to launch into the air with the help of Geysers in Chapter 3 Season 3 in order to complete a weekly challenge that grants 15,000 XP.

Geysers have been an integral part of the Fortnite meta as they help players in launching into the air. One can use this boost to get away from enemies, escape the storm, or simply rotate to a new location.

As a quick late night reminder:

Week 2 Challenges will release in 7 hours and 17 minutes which means you’ll be able to get an extra 234K XP (2.925 Levels) later today!

— iFireMonkey (@iFireMonkey) June 16, 2022

A weekly challenge in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 Week 2 requires players to use three Geysers, and here’s a quick guide to completing it.

Geyser locations in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

It is worth noting that Geysers in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 are primarily located in the newly released biome that is full of giant mushrooms. POIs like Greasy Grove and Reality Falls are a part of this region.

Instead of roaming around in search of Geysers, you can simply head to the Peril Pass landmark marked in the image below. It has seven Geysers situated right next to each other.

Fortnite Geyser locations
Players will find seven Geysers located right next to each other in the marked area

Two more Geysers are present near the massive Reality Tree in Reality Falls:

Geyser locations in Fortnite
Geysers near the Reality Tree in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

You only need to launch yourself into the air with Geysers three times and nine locations have been specified in the images above.

How to use a Geyser in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

Using a Geyser in Fortnite is as easy as it gets. You have to stand on it for a few seconds and the water pressure will automatically launch the character into the air. This is similar to Klombo’s blowholes that were present around the island in Chapter 3 Season 2.

All in all, Fortnite players can get 15,000 XP by completing this simple challenge. By completing all the weekly challenges, they’ll be able to progress three levels in the Battle Pass. It ain’t much but it’s honest work!

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By boosting into a Runaway Boulder with a Baller in Chapter 3 Season 3, Fortnite players can quickly earn 15,000 XP.


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June 16, 2022

Ballers and Runaway Boulders in Fortnite

Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 Week 2 challenges are here. One of the challenges requires players to boost into a Runaway Boulder with a Baller, and here’s how to do it.

The Fortnite community has been complaining about the gruesome XP grind in Chapter 3 Season 3 for several days now. Amidst several nerfs and buffs to the Accolade XP system by Epic Games, Weekly and Daily quests are the only reliable source of XP for players.

Here’s a guide to completing a Weekly quest that grants 15,000 XP.

The Baller and Runaway Boulder locations in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

Runaway Boulders arrived in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 as a reference to Indiana Jones’ iconic scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark. You can find them on a ton of cliffs around the island and destroy their rock base to roll them down.

However, considering that the challenge requires players to boost into a Runaway Boulder with a Baller, it is better if they find one near Rave Cave only.

The spawn locations of the seven Ballers in Rave Cave have been marked in the images below:

The Baller Spawn locations in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

Players will find three Ballers inside Cuddle Team Leader’s giant head at Rave Cave. Two Ballers can be found in the cave under the Cuddle Team Leader’s head and two more on the eastern platform.

After finding a Baller, players can use it to reach the Runaway Boulder marked in the image:

Fortnite Runaway Boulder location
Runaway Boulder location near Rave Cave in Fortnite

Ballers in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 can grant infinite boost with a glitch

The final step is to climb the cliff marked in the image above and hit the Runaway Boulder with a Baller while holding the boost button. Ideally, this should make the rock roll down the cliff, and players will be able to get 15,000 XP instantly.

Interestingly, loopers can get an infinite boost for their Baller with a simple glitch. Right when the vehicle’s energy finishes and the game displays the ‘energy depleted‘ bar, you have to hold the boost button. Thereafter, the Baller will keep on moving even with an empty energy bar.

Apparently, Runaway Boulders do not have definite spawn locations. Hence, if players do not find one near Rave Cave, they can use the infinite boost glitch and travel around the island to complete the XP challenge.

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