Fortnite Groot Challenge. The Groot Awakening Challenges in Fortnite allow you to unlock cool new accessories and emotes for your favorite Marvel Character skins. The latest challenge asks players to find the friendship monument, and to participate with an emote of their own.
One of the characters that makes an appearance is Groot (both as an adult and as Baby Groot), with challenges available for those that wish to add an extra layer to their Fortnite experience, with sweet rewards awaiting after completion Groot has a series of challenges you need to tackle before you can unlock him.
There are new challenges each week, the first two are in the Awakening and are pretty straight forward.
Requirements to complete the Fortnite Groot Awakening Challenges
The only requirements to completing this challenge is that you use the Groot skin in Fortnite, and that you have leveled up your battlepass enough to have unlocked awakening challenges as well. To complete this one in particular, you need to have completed all previous Groot Awakening Challenges, which is just one in this case.
Groot Awakening Challenges:
- Find the Sapling Groot in Fortnite.
- Plant a seed on a Heart-Shaped Island as Groot.
- Emote as Groot at the Friendship Monument.
Find the Sapling Groot in Fortnite.
While it’s not a challenge it does mean you can get Baby Groot. For this head to Holly Hedge garden centre and look among the plants. We have a detailed guide to help you complete this starting challenge, however, here’s a quick rundown of the steps you need to follow to rescue Baby Groot.
- Drop in Holly Hedges.
- Look for the greenhouse near the Nursery building and go inside
- Once you spot Baby Groot, simply interact with him
Plant a seed on a Heart-Shaped Island as Groot.
For this challenge, you’ll need to obtain the Groot skin and go into a game with the skin equipped.Get on the Groot skin and head to the west of the island. There’s a heart-shaped island there near Sweaty Sands and Holly Hedges.Get on the battle bus and fly in there. For this challenge, you just have to land there and plant a seed.
- Drop from the bus on top of Sweaty Sands.
- Move near the west sea, look for a Heart-Shaped island.
- Once you’re there, land and locate dark soil.
- Plant the seed and complete the challenge.
Emote as Groot at the Friendship Monument.
For this one you’ll need the Groot skin and drop at Sweaty Sands once again. Fly-in near Sweaty Sands and Coral Castle. In between these spots, there’s a castle.Next to it, you will see two statues giving each other a high-five. For this challenge, use the emote while standing by these statues.When you do you’ll unlock a Rocket Raccoon pet that flies by you!
- Once at Sweaty Sands, head left to the small settlement
- When you spot the monument, simply move next to it and emote.
Where is the friendship monument in Fortnite Groot Challenge
Before looking for the friendship monument, make sure you have your Groot skin selected as the Groot skin is required in order to participate in the Groot Awakening Challenges. Once you’ve done that, join a game of Fortnite and make your way to the small forested area immediately northwest of Sweaty Sands.
You want to look for a small spot with two large oak trees and two smaller birch trees with brilliant orange leaves. In the small clearing between them should be two figures, one constructed out of metal pipes and one from stacks of hay. Together, these two make up the Fortnite Friendship Monument.