Finding the Risky Reels treasure map location is the objective of one of Fortnite's many Weekly Challenges.

Completing it will give you additional XP to help go towards your many Season 5 rewards. Note you'll need to be a Battle Pass holder in order to undertake this challenge.

If you're just getting started, our Fortnite Battle Royale tips and tricks can provide some helpful hints.

How the Risky Reels treasure map works

For the Week 1 Challenges, you are tasked with the following:

  • Follow the treasure map in Risky Reels (1 total, 10 Battle Stars)

Another this week are Lightning Bolt locations.

Risky Reels hides a map that paves the way to a hidden treasure. Note only those with the Battle Pass will be able to see it, and on the map features a diagram of where the treasure can be found.

However, you can skip this first step and go straight to the treasure location - as explained later on this page - if you prefer to do so.

As with other challenges, you must do these as you play matches - you cannot enter the map without other players - so you'll have to avoid combat encounters as you attempt to find each location.


Need help with Fortnite Challenges? We have advice on how to complete the Jigsaw Puzzle Piece basement locations, and how to search between a covered bridge, waterfall and the 9th green. We also have pages on High Stakes rewards, Road Trip secret Battle Star locations and how to search Chests and Ammo Boxes. Finally, you can learn about how to get a Fortnite Android beta invite and the expected Fortnite Season 6 release date.


Risky Reels treasure map location

Risky Reels is located in the far north-west of the map, and was a region added as part of Season 4. However, you don't need to go here first to complete this treasure map location.

The location you need to go is just a stone's throw away - just south of Tomato Town, in map segment G4.

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Specifically, you'll want to locate the tunnel south of Tomato Town. On the north side, closest to the town, is a ledge above the entrance.

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Get up there - you can do so by foot, or by gliding in from the Battle Bus - and stand on the eastern side.

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When you find the right spot, the Risky Reels treasure will appear on the screen. Use the button prompt that appears on the screen to collect it.

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Once you are done, there are plenty of other Challenges to try this week - including Lightning Bolt locations. Good luck!

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