How to Unlock Free Secret Sledge Pickaxe in Fortnite

Fortnite Covert Ops Quests can now be completed in Zero Build mode, so here’s everything you need to know to finish them swiftly and get the free Secret Sledge pickaxe.

Here’s how to obtain the free Secret Sledge pickaxe by completing the Fortnite Covert Ops Quests in Zero Build mode.

How to Complete Fortnite Covert Ops Quests

Fortnite Covert Ops Quests can now be completed in Zero Build mode, so here’s everything you need to know to finish them swiftly and get the free Secret Sledge pickaxe.

Fortnite challenges allow players to earn a lot of XP while also unlocking new cosmetic items, and Chapter 3, Season 2 includes Resistance Quests and Lantern Trials to accomplish.

With the Covert Ops Quests, Epic Games has added even more challenges for you to perform in order to get the Secret Sledge pickaxe for free. Everything you need to know about them will be covered.

Starting April 22, there are four Covert Ops Quests in Fortnite, each of which requires you to assist The Origin in conducting an undercover operation in the game’s Zero Build mode.

Before the next phase of the Fortnite Covert Ops Quest begins, each phase is available for two or four days. We’ll go over each quest you’ll have to complete, as well as when they’ll be released.

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The following are the four quests, along with their start and end dates:

Covert Ops Quest 1

  • Start time – April 22nd at 8 am CT
  • End time – April 26th at 7:59 am CT
  • Objectives – Stage 1: Establish a Device Uplink in Zero Build (Logjam, Sleepy Sound, Tilted Towers, Sanctuary, Greasy Grove, Condo Canyon) Stage 2: Eliminate Players in Zero Build (0/10) Reward: 30,000 XP

Covert Ops Quest 2

  • Start time – April 26th at 8 am CT/ 2 pm UK time
  • End time – April 28th at 7:59 am CT/ 1:59 pm UK time
  • Objectives – Stage 1: Establish a Device Uplink in Zero Build (IO Outposts) Stage 2: Collect compromised Intel from IO Outposts in Zero Build (0/1) Reward: 30,000 XP

Covert Ops Quest 3

  • Start time – April 28th at 8 am CT
  • End time – April 30th at 7:59 am CT
  • Objectives – Stage 1: Establish a Device Uplink in Zero Build (Tilted Towers, Daily Bugle, Rocky Reels, Condo Canyon, Coney Crossroads) Stage 2: Destroy Structures with a Tank in Zero Build (0/300) Reward: 30,000 XP

Covert Ops Quest 4

  • Start time – April 30th at 8 am CT
  • End time – May 2nd at 7:59 am CT
  • Objectives – Stage 1: Establish a Device Uplink in Zero Build (Tilted Towers, Rocky Reels, Command Cavern, The Fortress) Stage 2: Plant timed explosives at an IO Airship, Command Cavern, or the Fortress in Zero Build (0/1) Reward: 30,000 XP + Secret Sledge pickaxe

Simply chat with The Origin, who may be seen wandering around the Sanctuary, and he will assign you various assignments.

The Secret Sledge Pickaxe will be unlocked once you finish the fourth and final objective.

How to Earn The Free Secret Sledge Pickaxe

Complete all four Covert Ops Quests to get the free Secret Sledge pickaxe. You won’t be able to access the last phase of these Quests unless you finish the first three, so make sure you do them all before the end.

After you’ve completed Quest 4, you’ll be able to use this Secret Sledge Pickaxe. If you don’t see it in your locker straight immediately, you’ll have to wait until May 2nd, when the event ends.

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