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How to slide kick in Fortnite, including how to dislodge a runaway boulder with a slide kick

How to easily complete challenges by slide kicking.

Dislodge a runaway boulder with a slide kick is a weekly challenge from Week One of Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4.

It's actually a little tricky to complete, so we've detailed everything you need to know about this challenge below, including how to slide kick, some runaway boulder locations, and exactly how to dislodge a runaway boulder with a slide kick in Fortnite.

Completing this challenge will reward you with 20k XP, which will help you unlock the skins on the new Battle Pass.

Note this particular challenge is no longer able to be completed. What's new? Chapter 4 Season 2 has arrived! New additions include the Grind Rails and Kinetic Blades, along with the new Battle Pass, character collection and Eren Jaeger skin. It's a good idea to know how to get XP fast in Fortnite.

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How to slide kick in Fortnite

You may know how to slide in Fortnite, but what about slide kicking? Well, turns out it's basically the same thing, but to slide kick in Fortnite, you have to hit something with your body while sliding.

So, you're first going to have to have a full sprint metre - or enough to take you the distance you need - then you should sprint, press the crouch button to slide, then hit something while you're sliding to slide kick it.

The only issue with slide kicking is that it doesn't do a lot of damage, which can make certain challenges tricky to complete.

How to dislodge a runaway boulder with a slide kick in Fortnite

Seeing as slide kicking doesn't cause a lot of damage, what you need to do to dislodge a runaway boulder with a slide kick in Fortnite is to damage the boulder first.

However, just be wary that the boulder doesn't have a lot of health, so only hit it with your Pickaxe twice. If you hit it any more, you risk dislodging it without slide kicking it first.

Once you've lowered the boulders health with two Pickaxe hits, backup until you've put a little distance between you and the boulder. All you have to do now to dislodge the runaway bolder is sprint, slide, then hit the boulder to slide kick it.

As slide kicking doesn't cause a lot of damage, you'll probably have to slide kick the boulder a few times before it dislodges.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 is here! It brings a free Lego Insider skin and redemption codes with it, along with a new Victory Umbrella. We've also got pages on new features like Medallions, Weapon Mods, and how to complete a Train Heist. Meanwhile, learn what the best weapons are in the current season, how to get XP fast, and what the best PC settings are to help earn a Victory Crown.

Fortnite runaway boulder locations

Runaway boulders are usually found atop steep hills or near tall structures. It can be a pain to search for one, especially if somebody else has already dislodged one, so we've noted where you can find some runaway boulders at a glance:

Specifically, marked in blue, here is the exact areas of the runaway boulder locations marked above:

1 - Rave Cave, atop the western hill

2 - On a snowy hill east of a patch of grass, northwest of Logjam Junction

3 - East of Rave Cave, atop the largest hill

4 - South of Tilted Towers, on a hill near a zipline

If you’d like to learn more about Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 4, visit our pages on the Battle Pass, map changes, vault locations, The Herald skin, EvoChrome weapons and Chrome Splash locations.

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