Skip to main content

Fortnite challenge guide: Fly 20 meters with a chicken

Week 3 of Fortnite’s season 6 is underway with a new batch of challenges for you to check off your list. This week’s challenges are varied in difficulty, though only a small portion should give you trouble. The first one we’ll be tackling is the one for flying 20 meters with a chicken. Of course, season 6 has introduced wild animals around the map, including boars, frogs, and chickens.

You can actually grab the chickens like in The Legend of Zelda and use them to glide around, which is actually an effective strategy for getting out of a bind. In this guide, we’ll show you everything you’ll need to know about chickens, including where to find them and how to fly around with them. Here’s how to fly 20 meters with a chicken in Fortnite.

Recommended reading:

Where to find chickens


Step one of this challenge is to actually find a chicken. They spawn in fixed locations around the world, so use the map above (thanks, to find where they are. As you can see, the middle portion of the map has plenty of chickens to choose from, especially to the east of The Spire. The thing is — this area can be quite busy at times, so depending on your skill level, you might want to venture to one of the other locations.

The other thing to keep in mind with this challenge is that the game tracks your progress cumulatively, meaning you don’t have to fly 20 meters in one go. That’s a good thing — you can give it multiple tries across more than one match. And of course, we recommend attempting this challenge in Team Rumble so you can respawn if you get eliminated. Now that you’ve got all that in mind, we can jump into the meat and potatoes of the challenge.

How to use them to fly

Image used with permission by copyright holder

The issue with the chickens is that they’re pretty fast and are hard to catch. But if you just keep running after them, eventually you’ll catch up — just make sure you’re mashing the Grab button on your controller as you chase the chicken: Square on PlayStation, X on Xbox, and Y on Nintendo Switch. With a little luck, you’ll grab onto the chicken and hold it above your head.

At this point, you have a few options. Depending on the area you’re in, you might be able to just jump off a tall hill, which will easily get you close to the 20-meter mark. Otherwise, you’ll have to jump around by pressing X on PlayStation, A on Xbox, or B on Nintendo Switch. Do this repeatedly and you’ll eventually accumulate 20 meters of fly time — along with 24K XP for your troubles.

Editors' Recommendations

Joseph Yaden
Joseph Yaden is a freelance journalist who covers Nintendo, shooters, and horror games. He mostly covers game guides for…
The best places to land in Fortnite right now
Character landing in Fortnite.

Survival is key in Fortnite, and it all starts by picking the best starting location. Even if you're an expert player, your likelihood of coming out on top is greatly diminished if you start off on the wrong foot -- whether it be at a barren location with no loot or a hot drop that could lead to a swift death. As part of Fortnite Chapter 4, Season 3, there's no shortage of fantastic landing spots, but which one you choose comes down to your skill and preference, and you're going to want to pick the right one if you want to win Fortnite. So join us as we show you the best Fortnite landing spots for veterans, beginners, and everyone in-between.
The best places to land in Fortnite

Before jumping into the list, it's important to be aware of what makes a good landing spot. Sure, any place with decent loot might serve you well, but there's more to consider than that. Does a spot have a consistent chest/loot spawn? Are there guaranteed materials? Is it close to other places of interest (POI)s? Is it out of the way? Of course, loot is the most important aspect, but it does you no good to have a stacked loadout if you're stuck in the storm. These recommended landing spots all have some degree of consistency and fantastic loot, and typically have some quirk that makes them effective depending on your playstyle.

Read more
Fortnite Reality Augments: full list and how to use them
Fortnite Zero Builds key art.

Every new chapter of Fortnite is a massive event. While seasonal changes bring plenty of minor tweaks and additions, it's almost always when a new chapter rolls around that major overhauls or new mechanics are introduced. Fortnite Chapter 4 was no exception, and aside from the extreme changes the island underwent, it brought one very important change to gameplay that makes a huge difference when going for that elusive victory royal (it isn't easy to win Fortnite, after all).

Augments, well, augment the game. There are a few challenges that somewhat introduce what these are, but they leave out almost all the important details for you to find out on your own. Augments need to be considered, and deeply understood, not only for when you get them yourself but to know what new tricks your opponents could have up their sleeves. Before you get taken by surprise, here's a complete breakdown of how to unlock augments and how they work in Fortnite.
What are augments in Fortnite?
Augments, or Reality Augments, are a new perk system introduced into Fortnite. There are currently 20 augments in the game, but there are 32 total that cycle in and out with each Season. You can get access to multiple augments during a single match, but augments do not carry over after a match is finished, whether you win or lose. These perks can range from modifying certain weapon types to granting buffs for performing actions, and much more. There are no bad augments, so you will want to get as many as possible. Augments also have their own tab in your menu where you can see which ones you've had so far to track your progress using them all.
How use Fortnite augments

Read more
How many skins are in Fortnite?
Renegade Runner Fortnite loading screen.

With each new Fortnite season comes a slew of new cosmetics to earn through the Battle Pass or to purchase in the item shop. With the game being out for nearly six years, the number of skins in the game has grown to absurd levels. No longer will you run into a match of solo players wearing similar skins. Between regular releases of skins and special event skins involving IPs like Star Wars, Street Fighter, Marvel, and more, every player has a very unique locker full of cosmetics to bust out in a given match.

These days, it's almost more likely you'll run into a skin you've never seen before than a player using the same one as you!

Read more