The Treasure Hunt challenge requires you to find twenty different clues hidden across the GTA Online map to receive a gold-plated Double-Action Revolver. Here’s where you should look.
GTA Online’s Treasure Hunt event provides you with a unique opportunity to get yourself an incredibly rare weapon. Rockstar brought in a prize from Red Dead Redemption 2, in the form of a gold-plated Double-Action Revolver.
If you want to win this neat reward, then you’ll have to search for all the clues that are hidden across Los Santos. These are small and spread out over the entire map, which makes them hard to locate. Here’s a closer look at where to find them.
GTA Treasure Hunt clue locations
You can start the hunt by joining a GTA Online session, and waiting for an e-mail with a photo attachment. The image will contain all possible locations where you can find a clue, which is a note written on a piece of paper.
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The notes can be found pinned to rocks, under bridges, on tables, and in other places. Since you’ll have to search across the entire map, this will take you a while to complete, and you’ll have to use different means of transport.
However, we’ve decided to make things a bit easier by noting down the location of each clue in Los Santos. You can take a look at these on our map below.
As you can see, you’ll have to do quite a bit of traveling when searching for these clues. To help make things even quicker, we’ll go over where exactly you should look for the clues when you arrive at each of these locations:
- Location #1 (Del Perro Pier): On the pillars supporting Del Perro Pier
- Location #2 (Cassidy Creek): On top of the hill looking over a bridge at Cassidy Creek.
- Location #3 (Cassidy Creek): On a tree at the river bank close to Cassidy Creek
- Location #4 (Vinewood Hills): On a Baytree Canyon poster to the north of the Galileo Observatory
- Location #5 (Pacific Bluff): On one of the tombstones in the Pacific Bluffs graveyard
- Location #6 (Tongva Hills): Under a bridge by the vineyards at the Tongva Hills area
- Location #7 (San Chianski Mountain Range): At a small fisherman’s jetty on the far eastern coast of the map
- Location #8 (Hill Valley Church): On a tombstone in the Hill Valley Church graveyard
- Location #9 (Tataviam Mountains): Stuck to a rock on the beach just south of Palmer-Taylor Power Station
- Location #10 (Alamo Sea Marina): On a rock near the broken boat in the Alamo Sea
- Location #11 (Grand Senora Desert): Stuck to the doors of the Sandy Shores airfield hangar
- Location #12 (San Chianski Mountain Range): On the very top of the hill at Catfish View
- Location #13 (Los Santos Golf Club): On the bridge in one of the fields
- Location #14 (Palomino Highlands): One of the islands on the Southeastern part of the map
- Location #15 (Paleto Bay): Under a destroyed bridge near the shore
- Location #16 (Great Chaparral): Inside the abandoned mineshaft Location #17 (Sandy Shores): On a table at the art installation just East of Sandy Shores
- Location #18 (Mount Chiliad): On the mountain’s lookout
- Location #19 (Two Hoots Falls): On a totem standing in the park
- Location #20 (Senora National Park): At the rocks of the park in Sandy Shores
If you’re getting close to a clue, the game will inform you about this with the sound of a metal wind chime. Once you’ve collected one of these, three more clue locations will automatically be marked on your map.
While many of them are spread out across the map, quite a few are located within close proximity of each other so you can easily rotate towards another after you’ve collected one. Finding all the clues will bring you closer to getting the Double-Action Revolver.
Where to find the three big clues
The treasure’s whereabouts will be revealed once you locate three objects that are closely tied with its history. The first is a box where it was previously stored, and this is the most that can be under a large tree on a section of road by the farms in Grapeseed.
Next, you’ll find a corpse of the weapon’s former owner, and this can be found in a cave on Tongva Hills, which can be found are the West side of Los Santos. Just keep an eye out for a body that’s wearing boots and underwear.
The shovel is located within a ruined structure on the beach of Sandy Shores, next to the Alamo Sea. You’ll find this last clue next to a green armchair, so just collect it and you’ll have the location of the treasure on the map.
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You can then collected the gold-plated Double-Action Revolver, and use this weapon in the challenge that requires you to land 50 headshots. Successful completion of this will net you $250,000 in GTA along with an exclusive variation of this weapon in Red Dead Redemption 2.
You’ll also win $250,000 in GTA Online through this challenge, and if you want to earn more, then you check out our easy method to obtain $100,000 in absolutely no time at all.
Image Credits: Rockstar Games
Are Fortnite servers down? Current Server Status
Are the Fortnite servers down? That is what players ask when they have trouble connecting to the game, so here is how to check the current server status.
It is always frustrating when the Fortnite servers go down and players can not connect to the popular game. However, there can be various reasons for when the Fortnite servers go down, so here is how to check the current server status.
Fortnite has skyrocketed over the past couple of years to become one of the most popular video games globally, with an awe-inspiring number of players having played the game.
This is why we have gathered together how you can check the current server status and what to look out for when you can not connect properly.
Are Fortnite servers down?
No, the Fortnite servers are not currently down, and players should play the game without any troubles unless they are on their end.
We will update this piece whenever there are server outages and the developer’s updates of fixes for these issues when they are provided to the community.
Current Fortnite server status
It is important to note that the servers for the fan-favorite game will go down whenever there is a major update for the game, such as the most recent 3.19 update.
This is intentional, as Epic Games can not properly apply an update when there are millions of players on the servers, so they bring them down for a bit to apply updates correctly.
So if you are having trouble connecting, check to see if an update is being applied, which will likely be the reason.
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However, if no update is being applied, you can go to the official Epic Games online service website, which contains an up-to-date server status for Fortnite and lets the community know when there is an outage.
You can also check the official Fortnite Status Twitter account. This account will post updates on the Fortnite servers being down and fixes Epic Games is applying to fix the problems.
There is no doubt that having trouble connecting can be a headache, but these tips above will help keep you in the loop, so you know exactly what is going on when the Fortnite servers go down.
For more on Fortnite, check out how to level up the Season 7 Battle Pass as fast as possible, and stay tuned for future news and guides.
Image Credits: Epic Games
How to earn Gold Bars & spend them in Fortnite Season 7
Gold Bars are Fortnite Season 7’s currency, so here’s how to become rich, and where to spend your hard earned cash.
Gold Bars are the currency in Fortnite and you can use them to purchase Exotic weapons, hire NPCs to fight for you, and more. Here’s how to get your hands on Gold Bars in Season 7.
Gold Bars are one of the most useful resources you can get your hands on in Fortnite Season 7. They’re relatively easy to gain and even better, you get to keep them between matches.
You can hire NPCs, upgrade your weapons, and even become a prop by purchasing items from NPCs. Here’s every way you can get your hands on Gold, and everything you can spend it on.
How to earn Gold bars in Fortnite Season 7
You can earn Gold Bars in a plethora of ways in Fortnite but some are more lucrative than others.
Here’s every way to earn Gold in Season 7.
The easiest, but not necessarily the most lucrative, method of earning Gold Bars is by simply looting around the island.
Here are some examples of things you can breaks and loot for Gold in Season 7:
- Rare Chests
- Cash Registers
As you gear up for the game ahead, make sure you’re breaking and interacting with these objects to get some extra Gold.
While looting is a big part of battle royale games, your ultimate goal is to win. This means you’ll probably end up taking out a few players over the course of the match. Make sure to loot them afterward, as fallen players often drop around 8 Gold.
If you want to earn even more Gold Bars for eliminating players, then you can complete bounties. You’ll be given a player to hunt down and eliminate, and if you’re successful, you’ll be awarded a pile of Gold.
NPCs no longer give bounties this season, so you’ll need to find Bounty Boards around the map.
Here are the locations of each Bounty Board in Fortnite Season 7.
- Slurpy Swamp
- Hydro 16 east of Slurpy Swamp
- Misty Meadows
- Camp Cod
- Catty Corner
- Dirty Docks
- The Orchard
- FN Radio east of Craggy Cliffs
- Bony Burbs
- Weeping Woods
- Believer Beach
- Fancy View south-west of Believer Beach
- Lockie’s Lighthouse on the north-west coast
How to spend Gold in Fortnite Season 7
Now you’ve got all of the Gold you need, you can start spending it. With the help of Fortnite.GG, here’s everything you can purchase with Gold Bars in Season 7.
Buy materials and Supply Drops
New to Season 7, some of the NPCs will allow you to purchase a cluster of Supply Drops for 1250 Gold Bars.
You can purchase Supply Drops from:
- Marigold in Lazy Lake
- Rook in the IO Base south-west of Dirty Docks
- Riot at the bridge east of Misty Meadows
Random NPCs will also allow you to see the locations of nearby Chests, and you can also purchase extra materials with Gold.
Became a prop
If you’re a more stealthy Fortnite player who liked to hide in bushes in Chapter 1, then turning into a prop is the next best thing. By approaching certain NPCs, you can spend 75 Gold to turn into a random prop such as a barrel or trashcan.
Here’s which NPCs turn you into a prop in Season 7:
- Bushranger north of the Zero Point remains
- Hayseed in Steel Farm
- Abstrakt in Retail Row
- Joey in Dirty Docks
Hire an NPC
If you feel like you might need some more help in scoring a Victory Royale, you can recruit certain NPCs to your side to fight for you.
So far in Season 7, the only NPC you can hire to fight for you is Special Forces at the bunker door near Catty Corner.
Purchase Exotic weapons
NPCs in Fortnite also sell Exotic weapons that can give you a major advantage over your opponents. They don’t come cheap, costing as much as 500 Gold, but can dish out some serious damage.
Here’s where you can purchase Exotic weapons in Season 7.
- Shadow Tracker Pistol: Purchased from Maven at the IO base between Craggy Cliffs and Steamy Stacks (400 Gold)
- Marksman Six Shooter: Purchased from Abstrakt in Retail Row (400 Gold)
- Storm Scout: Purchased from Riot at the bridge east of Misty Meadows (500 Gold)
- Night Hawk: Purchased from Guggimon at Lockie’s Lighthouse (400 Gold)
Gold is an incredibly valuable resource in Fortnite, so save it and spend it well to score Victory Royales in Season 7.
Image Credit: Epic Games / Fortnite.GG
How to check Apex Legends item shop without being in-game
If you’ve ever wanted to check the Apex Legends item shop without actually being on the game, we’ve got a great tip for you.
We’ve found a great way for you to check the Apex Legends item shop without actually being on the game. So let’s get into the details.
Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale that contains an in-game store for players to purchase various cosmetics. Apart from collection events and special sales like the recent ALGS Animal Kingdom bundle, the Apex Legends item shop will rotate cosmetics and put recolors up in the exclusive section of the store.
If you’ve ever wanted to see what is in this item shop without actually having to go on the game, there’s an easy way for you to do so.
However, for those looking to get a specific skin or recolor, you may constantly be checking the item shop when it refreshes stock to find that exclusive skin you’ve been waiting for.
If this moment comes when you aren’t able to check the store in-game, there is a handy way to do so without having to boot up Apex Legends.
How to check the Apex Legends item shop
The best way to find out what is in-store on the Apex Legends item shop is through a handy website called apexitemstore.
This website will give you a breakdown of the current items in both the “Featured” section and “Exclusive” section of the item shop, as well as how long they will be in the store.
Featured items are those that can be purchased with Apex Coins and are already in the game. However, although they are in the game, the only way players can obtain these items is through crafting them or in Apex Packs.
Crafting these items takes a lot of Crafting Materials that take a long time to get. Further, getting a specific item in a pack leaves it down to luck, meaning you might have to spend a decent amount of money before getting what you want.
Therefore, the store’s featured items give those players a chance to get a specific item that they want on a one-time purchase with Apex Coins, which is a lifesaver for those who really want a certain skin, especially if it is for a recolor.
Exclusive items are on the right side of the store and are generally called “recolors,” as they are different colorways of already present skins in the game. To purchase exclusive items, players must have the original item of the recolor, which they can purchase with Apex Coins.
Not only does this give players a chance to get a specific skin they have wanted with Apex Coins, but it also throws in a recolor they can purchase with Legend Tokens, which is the game’s free currency that is passively obtained just by playing.
The website also allows players to check out every Legend and weapon skin ever released, recolors and all, which is great for those interested in seeing past items that may become available in the future.
That’s how you can check the current item shop contents in Apex Legends without being in-game. For more, stay tuned on Charlie INTEL and check out our recent article on how to unlink and link Apex Legends and EA accounts.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment/apexitemstore
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