Risky Reels

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Risky Reels is a now-extinct area on the Battle Royale map located at northeast coordinates H2, east of Lazy Links and northwest of Wailing Woods. It was a drive in theater with two houses, a ticket booth and a drive in projector that was damaged by the falling meteorite. It was released and added on Patch 4.0 of the Season 4 update. In the 5.10 Patch, Risky Reels was updated and repaired. The houses were fixed, fences have been painted and multiple chest spawns have been added on the new cars. The Risky Reels dirt mound from where the crater was is patched up.

In Season 7, Risky Reels was replaced by The Block, leaving only the drive-in marquee left. However it was removed in Season 8, leaving no evidence that Risky Reels was ever there.

However, at the start of Season X, a miniature version of Risky Reels appeared on a hill near Sunny Steps, and a Risky Reels spray can be earned at Tier 49 in the Season X Battle Pass. Risky Reels is expected to return sometime in Season X.

Points and Sublocations[edit | edit source]

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Other Loot Spots[edit | edit source]

  • Dining Area
  • Car Parking

Props[edit | edit source]

  • Theater Marquee Board

Battle Pass Challenges[edit | edit source]

Risky Reels have became a part of the following Battle Pass Challenges.

  • Season 4 Week 7 Challenges - Search 7 Chests in Risky Reels
  • Season 5 Week 1 Challenges - Follow the treasure map found in Risky Reels.

Map Changes[edit | edit source]

Season 4[edit | edit source]

  • Week 1: Risky Reels was added to the map.
    • The movie titles in the marquee board were "R venge of Bri's Dog ...... Part 2", "It Came from Moisty Mire" and "What is it?? An Ant n Story".
      The marquee board
    • "It Came from Moisty Mire" is a reference to It Came from Outer Space, a 1953 black-and-white science fiction horror film. "What is it?? An Ant n Story" is a reference to What Is It?, a 2005 surrealist movie.
  • Week 3: Theater marquee board has been updated with movie titles: Carbide Returns, Valor Origins and Omega's Revenge.
  • Week 5: The crater is being patched up. Theater marquee board has been updated with movie titles: Dusty Impact, The Hills are Hunted, The Cabin in Wailing Woods.
    • The "Dusty Impact" is a reference to Deep Impact, a 1998 science fiction disaster film. The "Cabin in Wailing Woods" is a reference to The Cabin in the Woods, a 2012 horror comedy film.
    • The "Cabin in Wailing Woods" was also foreshadowing for Season 6, when four log cabins were added to Wailing Woods.
  • Week 7: Crater has been completely patched up. New selection of film titles were also added on the theater marquee board: The Beautiful Game, Nothing But Not and Mirror of Lies.
    • "The Beautiful Game" is a reference to The Beautiful Game, better known as "The Match", a 1999 romantic comedy film. The "Mirror of Lies" is a possible reference to Mirror of Life, a 1938 drama film.
    • A soccer goal pitch has appeared behind the screen.
  • Week 9: The theater marquee board has been updated with new titles: White Lion, The Orange Crusher and TV Dreams.

Season 5[edit | edit source]

  • Week 3: Risky Reels' drive-in section has been lined up with cars. Flipped cars and destroyed houses' roofs were fixed.
  • Week 7: The screen has been fixed and now displays the winning entry of the Fortnite Blockbuster Contest, "Prepare For Collision". Posters of the movie can be found in the area and the marquee board displays the title of the movie.
    • In addition, you can also make out "The misadventures of lock and salem" and "The incredible Izzie".

Season 7[edit | edit source]

  • Week 1: Risky Reels is replaced by The Block during The Game Awards 2018.

Season X[edit | edit source]

A small Drive-In theatre and a movie screen was spotted just northwest of Sunny Steps. This may hint at Risky Reels’ return.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Just northwest of Sunny Steps, there is a small Drive-In Theater sign and a movie screen. This may hint at Risky Reels’ return.