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How to shoot targets while on a Grind Rail in Fortnite, and how to restore health or shields on a Grind Rail

How to use the new Grind Rails to complete quests.

Shoot targets with SMGs or Assault Rifles while on a Grind Rail, restore health or gain shields while on a Grind Rail, and destroy object while on a Grind Rail are a few quests you need to complete in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2.

Grind Rails are just one of the new things added in Chapter 4, Season 2 of Fortnite, and they already need to be used to complete challenges.

We've detailed how to shoot targets while on a Grind Rail and how to restore health and shields while on a Grind Rail below, so you can earn XP, which can help you earn Battle Stars for this season's Battle Pass.

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How to shoot targets while on a Grind Rail in Fortnite

The Grind Rails are located in Mega City, a new location in the southeastern corner of the map:

For this specific Syndicate challenge, you need to shoot targets with either an SMG or an Assault Rifle. As you need to go to Mega City to use the Grind Rails anyway, we recommend searching the loot at this location to find the right gun.

SMGs and Assault Rifles are fairly common spawns, so it shouldn't take you long to get one from a treasure chest, or as floor loot. You could also try killing opponents to see if they have the weapon you need, but this is riskier.

Once you have an SMG or Assault Rifle, you should find the Grind Rails either to the northwest of Mega City, or in the middle of it.

The targets should show up as white markers on your minimap, like the image below:

All you have to do to use a Grind Rail is jump on it, and you'll start moving. You can move forward or backwards like normal to speed up, slow down, or change direction.

Use the Grind Rails to line-up the targets in front of you, then slow down to get a better aim.

As long as you shoot three of these targets while on a Grind Rail with an SMG or Assault Rifle, the Syndicate challenge will complete, and you can move on to the next one to win an arcade game.


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How to destroy objects while on a Grind Rail in Fortnite

Destroying objects while on a Grind Rail in Fortnite is really similar to shooting the the targets. However, instead of having a designated target that you need to shoot, you can quite literally destroy anything you want to as long as you are riding a rail. You just need to shoot it until the object breaks and disappears.

To complete this portion of the seasonal quests, we found it easiest to use the Grind Rail that begins and ends at the building we've circled on the map below:

fortnite c4 s2 destroy objects grind rail beginning building map location

This rail does a long loop of several buildings that have plenty of objects on them that you can destroy. We found it easiest to use an Assault Rifle and Shotgun to damage items quickly while on the move.

To complete the 'Destroy Objects While Riding A Grind Rail' quest, you need to destroy 25 different objects in this way.

How to restore health or gain shields while on a Grind Rail in Fortnite

Just like we mentioned above, the Grind Rails are located in Mega City, a new location in the southeastern corner of the map:

However, unlike the Syndicate task, you can use any Grind Rail to restore health or gain shields, as you don't have to look out for a specific target.

Just jump on a Grind Rail in Mega City, then equip a health or shield item you can use while grinding like a Med-Mist or Chug Splash. We recommend searching the loot in Mega City for these, as you need to come here to use the rails anyway.

It's also easier to restore shields if you're just starting a match, as you will have full health to begin with.

If you would like to learn more about Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2, visit our guides on Battle Pass skins, the Eren Jaeger skin, Augments, and the new Victory Umbrella.

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