Operation: Snowdown was an event in Fortnite: Battle Royale, similar to 14 Days Of Fortnite and Winterfest (challenges only). The event began on Friday, December 18th, 2020 and ended on January 5th, 2021. A new reward came out each day to earn and unlock. In total, you can earn 2 Outfits (Snowmando and Frost Squad) and 210,000 XP.

Challenges and Rewards

Challenge + Description Reward
Challenge Rewards
Complete Any 9 Challenges So you want to be a Snowmando?
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Snowmando Outfit
Complete Any 12 Challenges You? A Winter Warrior? We'll see about that...
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Frost Squad Outfit
Visit different Snowmando Outposts (5) Time to see the snowy sights.
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Frost In Action Loading Screen
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Search chests at Snowmando Outposts (5) You can hide lots of goodies in the snow.
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Shield Surprise Back Bling
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Dance at Different Holiday trees (5) Let the holly jolly flow through you!
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Snow Strike Spray
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Place Top 10 with friends in Squads (3) Don't be afraid to bring your little helpers!
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Snow Steel Wrap
20,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Destroy Nutcracker statues (5) Brrr, that Crackshot gives me the Christmas creeps.
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Blustery Bag Back Bling
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Travel 5,000 meters in X-4 Stormwings (5000) The forecast calls for Stormwings.
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Snowblaster Emoticon
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Shoot down opponent structures with X-4 Stormwings (10) Strike down the enemy snowforts!
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Winter Wing Glider
20,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Collect Gold Bars (100) Gotta spend bars to make bars.
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GG Fresh Emoticon
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Catch a Snowy Flopper (1) You've got to cast a wide net to snag the perfect gift.
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Toe Pick Harvesting Tool
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Revive a player in different matches (3) Can't let your buddies melt away!
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Merry Marauding Loading Screen
20,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Hide inside a Sneaky Snowmando in different matches (3) Shhhhhh. Don't let them spot you.
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Merry Fishmas Spray
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Play Duos or Squads with friends (5) Snowball fights are better with friends.
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Frosty Globes Harvesting Tool
20,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Deal damage with Lever Action Rifle (100) Why not try out those new toys, hm?
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Fish Fest Emoticon
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png
Stoke a Campfire (2) How else are ya gonna make s'mores?
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Confetti Wrap
10,000 XP - Icon - Fortnite.png


  • During this event it was announced on the Fortnite twitter that there would be significant discount when buying exotics. Towards the end of Operation: Snowdown it was announced that this promo would be extended to last longer than Operation: Snowdown.
  • During Operation: Snowdown X-4 Stormwing's were unvaulted.
  • A new fish type was also introduced during Operation: Snowdown. The Snowy Flopper. This fish is still available and will give the recipient iced feet which make travel faster upon consuming it.
  • The Big Chill was also sold by Snowmando as an exotic version of the Snowball Launcher. It could also be found in Christmas presents. It is still purchasable after Operation: Snowdown ended.
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