Everything You Need to Know about Fortnite’s Rise of Midas Event in Chapter 5 Season 2

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Everything You Need to Know about Fortnite’s Rise of Midas Event in Chapter 5 Season 2

Surya Kumar
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The Rise of Midas event brings numerous quests, the Floor is Lava limited-time event, and the Rise of Midas Solo Cup, which will offer several enticing rewards for competitors.
Securing the highest number of points in the Rise of Midas Cup will grant you the legendary Ascendant Midas Outfit and the Golden King’s Cape Back Bling before they reach the Item Shop.
The Rise of Midas quests are spread across five different phases, all of which will conclude on 2nd April at 9 AM ET.

For Myths and Mortals, Fortnite has brought back the fan-favorite antagonist who was first featured in Chapter 2 Season 1. This overarching villain has escaped from his jail cell in The Underworld, attempting to escape the wrath of Hades, by getting aboard The Marigold yacht, and so begins the ‘Rise of Midas’ lineup of quests.

Besides offering several quests, you will also get to experience the Floor is Lava Event and the Rise of Midas Cup, which will grant you several enticing rewards such as Sprays, Pickaxes, Back Blings, Glider, and even the legendary Ascendant Midas Outfit. Here’s everything you need to know about this new event in Chapter 5 Season 2.

Rise of Midas Quests and Rewards in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2

The Rise of Midas event brings five different phases of quests such as:

  • Midas Rises: Available now

  • Et Tu, Brutus?: Unlocks on 20th March at 9 AM ET

  • Jules vs. the Golden Touch: Unlocks on 25th March at 9 AM ET

  • Myths of Midas: Unlocks on 27th March at 9 AM ET

  • The Great Marigold Yacht Heist: Unlocks on 28th March at 9 AM ET

Rise of Midas rewards

Each of these phases will contain several quests within them and completing a certain number of them will grant you rewards such as:

  • Cerberus Medallion Spray: Complete 6 quests

  • Rose of Avarice Back Bling: Complete 12 quests

  • Queen in Gold Glider:  Complete 18 quests

Rise of Midas Cup

Rise of Midas Cup Challenges, Requirements, and Rewards in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2

The Solo Rise of Midas Cup takes place on 24th March for players across all available regions. The specific timings for your region can be found in the ‘Compete tab in-game. You have the chance to participate in up to 10 matches across a 3-hour time window where you must eliminate players and secure a Victory Royale. 

This will be a point-based challenge and the players with the highest count in each region will be awarded lucrative rewards such as the Golden King’s Cape Back Bling and the legendary Ascendant Midas Outfit before they reach the Item Shop.

Here’s how the placements are determined, as mentioned in Fortnite’s site:

  • Victory Royale: 30 points

  • 2nd: 25 points

  • 3rd: 22 points

  • 4th: 20 points

  • 5th: 19 points

  • 6th: 17 points

  • 7th: 16 points

  • 8th: 15 points

  • 9th: 14 points

  • 10th: 13 points

  • 11th - 15th: 11 points

  • 16th - 20th: 9 points

  • 21st - 25th: 7 points

  • 26th - 30th: 5 points

  • 31st - 35th: 4 points

  • 36th - 40th: 3 points

  • 41st - 50th: 2 points

  • 51st - 75th: 1 point

Each Elimination will grant you 2 points and players who secure 8 points and above will also receive The Rise of Midas Loading Screen as a reward for their efforts. However, you need to meet the following requirements to compete in this cup:

  • Your account must have 2-factor authentication enabled

  • Your Fortnite account must be verified on your Epic account

  • Your account must be level 15 and above and not be Cabined.

All Active Midas Presents: Floor Is Lava Quests and Rewards in Fortnite

Along with the Rise of Midas events, players can also enjoy the returning Floor is Lava limited-time event that will last until 2nd April at 9 AM ET. Here are all the quests that are currently active as part of this event:

  • Build 25 structures directly above the lava

  • Use a Harpoon Gun to pull one player into the lava

  • Eliminate 10 players before touching the lava

  • Use the Crash Pad Jr. or Ballons 10 times

  • Survive 10 Storm Circles

Floor Is Lava rewards

While only five of these quests are active now, players can complete more challenges once they are unlocked during the “Et, Tu Brutus?” event on 20th March. Here are all the rewards you will receive:

  • Lightning King Uncommon Spray: Complete 3 challenges

  • Zeus Medallion Uncommon Spray: Complete 6 challenges

  • The Gilded Vengeance Rare Pickaxe: Complete 12 challenges


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Surya has been an avid gamer all his life with an emphasis on single-player titles since the PlayStation 2 era. After switching to PC, he has also dabbled in the world of Valorant ever since its beta. He aims to spread his passion for gaming through his writing.

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