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Forza Horizon 5 challenges: How to complete 'Power Up' Treasure Hunt Challenge

Screenshot of Forza Horizon 5.
(Image credit: Xbox Game Studios)

Forza Horizon 5 is a critically acclaimed open-world racing game, and developer Playground Games and publisher Xbox Game Studios are committed to perpetually adding fresh content to the game through the Festival Playlist. Every week, the playlist introduces players to new events, challenges to complete, and rewards to earn. Occasionally, however, challenges can ramp up the difficulty or be unclear in their descriptions and instructions.

From tricky Daily Challenges to enigmatic Treasure Hunts, this is everything you need to know to complete those Forza Horizon 5 challenges and obtain every exclusive reward in one of the best racing games on Xbox.

How do I complete the Festival Playlist challenges in Forza Horizon 5?

Screenshot of Forza Horizon 5.

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The Forza Horizon 5 Festival Playlist features a rotating selection of possible challenges and events, most of which are fairly straightforward. However, every so often FH5's Festival Playlist will present players with a particularly difficult challenge, either through design, confusing or unclear instructions, or even in-game bugs that prevent the challenge from being completed like normal.

Summer, Series 8 — "Power Up" Treasure Hunt Challenge

Screenshot of Forza Horizon 5 depicting the Series 8 "Power Up" Treasure Hunt Challenge.

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It has been a couple weeks since the last Treasure Hunt, but the opening week of Forza Horizon 5's Series 8 Festival Playlist saw the "Power Up" Treasure Hunt challenge step up to the plate. This week's Treasure Hunt may look simple at first glance, but has a little twist that may prevent players from figuring it out immediately. Fortunately, we have all the details.

  • Clue: It's time to get electric in the clover zone!
  • Rewards: 3 Playlist Points and 100 Forzathon Points

Screenshot of Forza Horizon 5 depicting the Series 8 "Power Up" Treasure Hunt Challenge.

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The first step toward completing the "Power Up" Treasure Hunt Challenge in Forza Horizon 5 is to be driving the correct car, which is fortunately pretty easy to figure out. The car in question is the all-electric 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S, which can be purchased from the Autoshow for 185,000 Credits. If you have the Forza Horizon 5 Welcome Pack, you'll already own a tuned and upgraded version of this luxury sedan.

(Image credit: Windows Central)

(Image credit: Windows Central)

Once you're situated inside your Porsche Taycan, your next step is to "get electric in the clover zone." At first glance, it may sound like you're supposed to speed your car through the Cloverleaf Speed Trap PR Stunt, but that wouldn't get you the "Power Up" Treasure Chest.

This clue actually refers to the Trébol Speed Zone PR Stunt. "Trébol" translates to "clover" in English, making this the "clover zone." It's a new PR Stunt introduced to FH5 in a previous Festival Playlist update, and tasks players with speeding down the highway.

To complete the "Power Up" Treasure Hunt clue, all you need to do is earn 1 Star or more at this Speed Zone. The 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S is more than capable of accomplishing the task, with its electric motors making short work of any speed-based challenge. Once you earn 1 Star or more, the Treasure Chest will be revealed close by on the map.

(Image credit: Windows Central)

(Image credit: Windows Central)

The "Power Up" Treasure Chest is hidden in an appropriate location considering the challenge you complete to access it. You can refer to the above images in order to pinpoint the exact location. I found the Treasure Chest stashed in a field of crops, underneath an electrical pylon.

Once you smash the Chest, you'll complete the "Power Up" Treasure Hunt Challenge and be rewarded with 3 Playlist Points and 100 Forzathon Points to spend in the Forzathon Shop. If this is the first task you're completing in the Summer Season of Forza Horizon 5 Series 8, you'll also complete the "German Engineering" Daily Challenge just by driving a Porsche.

The challenges continue

As the Forza Horizon 5 map shifts through the seasons every week, a new batch of challenges appear. If any mission poses a unique challenge to players, we'll update this section with instructions on how to (if you can) complete it.

Zachary Boddy
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Zachary Boddy is the Minecraft Expert and a News Writer for Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life, and have been freelancing for Windows Central and its sister sites since 2019, with a focus on Xbox and PC gaming. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.