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Fortnite: How to Visit Different Snowmando Outposts

Published 12/20/2020, 4:24 AM EST

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This year’s holiday-themed event has already gone live on Fortnite, and it has brought some terrific additions to the game. The official announcement from Epic about this year’s event, Operation Snowdown, reads,

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“‘Tis the season in Fortnite and Crackshot’s trusted right-hand Snowmando has arrived to spread cheer and tactical delights. Join him on the cold frontlines in his self-titled mission: Operation Snowdown! Taking the Island by storm December 18 to January 5, complete Snowmando’s Quests for free Outfits and more, fly planes through the chilly skies, play fan-favorite LTMs, and enjoy the snowy scenery.”

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This event has seen the reprisal of planes in the game, along with the fan-favorite Air Royale LTM. In addition to this, the event has introduced the brand new Shockwave LTM, which “sees players compete to knock each other into the (extra-strong) Storm as it shrinks down to nothing.”

Visit 5 of Snowmando’s Outposts and loot crates as a part of Fortnite Operation Snowmando quests


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One of Snowmando’s quests will have you set out in search of 5 of Snowmando’s outposts. Another one will have you looting crates at each of these outposts. The first one is near Weeping Woods, in the direction of the shore. You can easily recognize these outposts on the mini-map as really small red buildings. What’s really convenient is that these outposts have a lot of planes nearby, so it makes navigation easier.

Another outpost location is just on the north-east of Slurpy Swamp. The 3rd one is located just on the South of the Steamy Stacks. The 4th one is located right on the South-east of Catty Corner. Snowmando’s 5th outpost is really easy to locate, it’s right on the left of Pleasant Park.


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Now, here is a little something to up the ante. Completing 9 Operation Snowdown quests unlocks the Snowmando Outfit. Completing 12 lets you unlock the winter-inspired Frost Squad Outfit. Each of Snowmando’s individual quests has pretty great rewards too! The official announcement says,


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“Snowmando will offer Quests you can complete for free rewards, including the perfectly-wrapped Shield Surprise Back Bling, the snowglobe-topped Frosty Globes Pickaxe, as well as Gliders, Wraps, another Back Bling and Pickaxe, and more.”

The drill is quite simple- get to the outpost, loot a crate, and move on to the next one. However, remember that these outposts tend to be hot-drops. It is best if you gather some preliminary loot at first so that you stay prepared for a fight when push comes to shove.

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Samyarup Chowdhury


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Samyarup Chowdhury is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since June 2020. An avid gamer since his childhood, Samyarup has played many titles such as GTA Vice City, IGI, and FIFA, among others. Currently, he is a rather defensive fan of Valorant and the Assassin's Creed franchise.
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