'Fortnite' 5 Golden Rings Locations Map: How to Complete the Challenge
Fortnite: Battle Royale’s festive holiday celebrations continue with 14 Days of Fortnite, and for Day 5, players have to take to the skies and fly through five golden rings (“fiiiiive goooolden riiiiings!”). Epic Games is really leaning into this whole Christmas thing, and the prize is the best one yet to come out of 14 Days of Fortnite.
Day 2 sent players hunting for giant candy canes, but Sunday is Day 5, and the challenge is to “fly through golden rings in an X-4 Stormwing plane.” So it’s sort of a cross between the “skydive through floating rings” challenge we usually see every season and the more recently added “drive through flaming hoops.”.
But obviously, this time players have to use the new airplanes. The rings themselves are pretty easy to spot — they’re huge, gold, and they float in the sky. The harder part is finding a plane and not getting shot down.
> Start with our tips for finding a plane: “The Best Locations to Find Fortnite’s New X-4 Stormwing Plane in Season 7”
Here’s a map of plane locations in Fortnite to help you get started.
We recommend starting at Frosty Flights where there are plenty of planes to go around, even if there might be a lot of foot traffic there. It’s especially advantageous because there’s a golden ring so close. After flying through that one, players can aim for an east-northeast bearing through Polar Peak, the bridge southeast of Shify Shafts, the mountain between Dusty Divot and Salty Springs, and lastly, the area north of Retail Row.
Here’s a map of all the known golden ring locations:
This will probably be the most popular means of achieving this challenge but players also aren’t required to fly through all five rings in a single match. So they can take their time with it.
Feel free to cross-reference the golden rings map with this generalized map of plane locations.
For all that, what prize can players expect? Actually, it’s really cool: a “Combat Wreath” back bling that’s a Christmas wreath with a machete and hand grenades attached. Seems a fitting accouterment for someone like Sgt. Winter.
Unlike the regular challenges that last all season long, the 14 Days of Fortnite challenges and their rewards will be available for a limited amount of time. According to the in-game menu, the 14th challenge unlocks on January 1 and they’re all bound to disappear soon after that.
In an official blog post, Epic Games wrote about how 14 Days of Fortnite will influence all of the game modes. “In addition to the map makeover, the 14 Days of Fortnite event will feature a new challenge with a new free reward every single day,” Epic wrote. “Each day also brings both new and returning LTMs. And finally, be sure and check out the Item Shop for new and returning holiday outfits appearing daily to show off your holiday spirit. Login everyday to see what’s new!”
So expect a wide variety of challenges and LTM over the next two weeks, with at least some of the challenges being far more difficult than this one.
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