How to Level Up Fast in Fortnite Season 5

Learn the best way to level up quickly in Season 5 of Fortnite: Battle Royale.


Fortnite: Battle Royale continues to be a game that dominates gamers’ playtime and with the release of Season 5, players want to know how to level up fast. Leveling up grants all sorts of awesome cosmetic items like emotes, skins, and outfits, so finding the most efficient method is key to skipping a lot of grinding.

Level Up Fast in Season 5

The Season 5 Battle Pass is now live, so players looking to get all the neat items will want to focus on leveling up as fast as possible. The faster a player levels, the sooner they’ll unlock the best items (like the new emotes and skins), and while there’s not some glitch to get players to max level, there are things which will help focus the effort.

Probably the most obvious thing players can do to level up fast is to focus on the challenges. Whether the challenges are the free ones offered for all players or the ones tied to the Battle Pass, completing them is key to a rapid increase in levels. At the moment, players with the Battle Pass should be trying to find all lightning bolts, as this will give a good chunk of XP.

Another way to level up fast – though not nearly as reliable – is to wait for a double XP event. These come around every so often, but they’re likely not frequent enough for a player looking for a quick way to level.

Ideally, players should pick up the Battle Pass, as it offers significantly more challenges over the course of Season 5. It will set players back 950 V-bucks, so make sure you know how to get more V-bucks! And, of course, make sure you try to get that sweet Victory Royale, as surviving to the final moments is going to award more experience than dying in the first few seconds.

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