Find out everything that has happened with Fortnite's Unvaulting Event, including the Volcano eruption, Tilted Towers & Retail Row destruction, and the Drum Gun's return!!
Unvaulting Event - Overview
Marking the End of Season 8
|Date||May 4, 2019|
The Unvaulting event marks the upcoming end of Season 8 with several incidents that will carry over to the next season! An unvaulted weapon returns and several locations were destroyed as part of the event.Check Out the Season 8 Summary Here
Event Countdown Appeared Over the Vault in Loot Lake
24 hours before the event, a countdown appeared above Loot Lake as an indication to when the Unvaulting event will officially start. The event happened on May 4.
Free Arcana Glider as Compensation for the Event
Unfortunately, some players were unable to join the event even when queuing for the Unvauting playlist. As compensation, Fortnite will give away the Arcana Glider for free to all who joined the Unvaulting playlist!Check Out the Arcana Glider Here
Official Tweet on the Compensation
Check Out the Unvaulting Event Compensation Here
For those players who were unable to participate, we are working to release replay files of the event so that you can witness the Unvaulting from within the client.— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) May 4, 2019
Vault Opens to Bring Back a Vaulted Weapon
The Vault Opens in Loot Lake
A portal opened in Loot Lake, taking any player that jumps into it to the very heart of the vault. Inside were 6 pillars, each representing a weapon that players can vote for to bring back.
Weapons Players Can Choose From
Drum Gun Returns from the Vault
The Drum Gum was voted the most by players during the event! It was confirmed in a tweet that the Drum Gun will be making its return to the loot pool.Check Out the Drum Gun Stats Here
Official Tweet on the Drum Gun's Return
You all chose as one and made your pick. The Drum Gun has been unvaulted. pic.twitter.com/nYq7it7zyP— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) May 4, 2019
Volcano Erupts, Retail Row & Tilted Towers Destroyed
Teleport Back to the Map After the Vault
After voting for which weapon to bring back, players were teleported back to the island where they find themselves facing an erupting volcano!
Lava & Stone Destroys Retail Row & Titled Towers
The eruption of the volcano sent out chunks of large rocks and lava across the map with Tilted Towers and Retail Row taking the most damage.