Saints Row challenges – all activities and how they work

As if Saints Row didn’t already have enough going on, we’re now going to take a look at the Saints Row Challengeshow they work and what you get for completing them.

Yes, the latest iteration of the series is set in a new location, and that may be off-putting to some, but you can rest assured that it has the same goofy antics and open-world tasks from previous games are back and there are some nice rewards for completing them.

Below you will find all Saints Row Challenges, what they are, how you complete them, and all the shiny rewards you get for doing so. This will allow you to complete the game completely and will also allow you to quickly gain in-game XP.

Saints Row Challenges

In Saints Row, there are a number of challenges that offer rewards. These challenges occur all over the map and allow you to complete small tasks or complete certain objectives. The complete list of challenges in Saints Row and they are as following:

  • Collective (1 challenge): kill the collective – reward = 1125 XP
  • The tourist (2 challenges): Make a purchase at an outdoor store, find and start a hidden story – reward = 1125 XP
  • training target (2 challenges): Find and start a shooting gallery, Headshot kills 15 enemies – reward = 1125 XP
  • lost wheels (2 challenges): Carjack 5 vehicles, Investigate a pinwheel in the desert – reward = 1125 XP
  • Fashionable (3 challenges): Buy a hat, Buy a shirt, Buy pants – reward = 1125 XP
  • Shots fired (2 challenges): Take photo hunt photo, find HQ collectible – reward = 1125 XP
  • I know a shortcut (2 challenges): Unlock a Fast Travel slot, discover five new districts – reward = 1125 XP
  • arm yourself (3 challenges): Get Idol Life Pistol, Get MDI-77 Auto Rifle, Get Sawed-Off Shotgun – reward = 1125 XP
  • It’s a life (3 challenges): Complete a crime of opportunity, steal an armored car, find two items in a dumpster – reward = 1125 XP
  • Off road (2 challenges): Equip a vehicle with an off-road kit, drift for 60 seconds in the Badlands South – reward = 1125 XP
  • Barely (2 challenges): Drive in oncoming traffic for 120 seconds, get near misses in a vehicle 20 times – reward = 1125 XP
  • you are already dead (2 challenges): Get takedowns on ten enemies, kill 15 enemies in melee range – reward = 1125 XP
  • Nice shootin’ tex (2 challenges): Headshot kills 30 enemies, Groinshot kills 15 enemies – reward = 1125 XP
  • Tourist (2 challenges): Walk 1,000 meters, drive 10,000 meters – reward = 1125 XP
  • The traveler (2 challenges): Travel on foot 5,000 meters, drive 30,000 meters – reward = 1125 XP
  • disturb the peace (3 challenges): Get two-star Panteros notoriety, get two-star Marshall notoriety, get two-star Idol notoriety – reward = 1125 XP
  • Fight fire with fire (3 challenges): Kill 15 Idols with an Idol Lite Pistol, kill 15 Idols with an MDI-77 Auto Rifle, kill 15 Panteros with a Sawed-Off Shotgun – reward = 1125 XP
  • Take care of business (3 challenges): Kill a Gigante in melee, Kill a Wrangler with the MDI-85 carbine, Perform a takedown on a Raver – reward = 1125 XP
  • vandal vandal (3 challenges): Carjack a Barracas, Carjack a Sojourn, Carjack a Porter – reward = 1125 XP
  • Wreck-free driving (3 challenges): 20 Sideswipe vehicles, T-bone vehicles, 15 Read-end vehicles – reward = 1125 XP
  • I hope you are insured (2 challenges): Breach a Raycaster, kill a Marshall with an ambulance – reward = 1125 XP
  • Finish them! (3 challenges): Get 15 kills on Panteros, Get 15 kills on Idols, Get 15 kills on Marshall – reward = 1125 XP
  • The tourist (2 challenges): Make a purchase at an outdoor store, find and start a hidden story – reward = 1125 XP
  • At JimRob’s (3 challenges): Equip three vehicles with an off-road kit, Store ten vehicles in your garage, Equip three vehicles with a boost – reward = 1125 XP
  • Chalupacabra (3 challenges): Get airtime with Sammy’s food truck, Drift in Twisty’s food truck, Sideswipe vehicles with Weenie’s food truck – reward = 1125 XP
  • Shaded oaks (3 challenges): Ragdoll 5000 yards, bounce 30 people, revive 20 allies – reward = 1125 XP
  • Kraken Castle (3 challenges): Wear a Dustlander outfit, defeat 30 Dustlanders, kill 30 enemies with a Dustlander sword – reward = 1125 XP

Challenges are used as a way to complete the main or side mission you are doing with additional rewards. You’ll earn XP and Cash for completing these challenges, and you can often complete them easily during your daily life of chaos in Santo Illeso and while completing other activities scattered across the vast desert map.

Learn more about Saints Row with our Saints Row Skill Tree Guide that tells you all the unlockable abilities in the game, or our Saints Row Quick Travel Guide that tells you everything you need to know to quickly navigate the map .