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Season 7, with the slogan “You Better Watch Out”, is the seventh season of Fortnite: Battle Royale which started on December 6th, 2018 and ended on February 28th, 2019.

The supposed end date was on February 14th, 2019, but was postponed by 2 weeks due to Epic Games’ holiday break.

The theme revolves around the Holidays, especially Christmas.

By purchasing the Battle Pass, players were given early access to Creative mode, 1 week before everyone else on December 13th, 2018.
You can find the full list of cosmetics released in this season here.

The Start of Something New

Season 7 started a new storyline, separate from the storyline that had been happening since Season 3. The corruption zones had completely faded away by the time the Iceberg spotted in late Season 6 collided with the southwest side of the island, burying Greasy Grove under mounds of ice and completely destroying Flush Factory. Three new locations were brought in with the Iceberg, Happy Hamlet, a small town for the inhabitants of the Iceberg, Polar Peak, a large ice mountain containing a mysterious tower, and Frosty Flights, the headquarters of The Arctic Force, a military faction commanded by Sgt. Winter, who takes his orders from The Ice King, the entity responsible for controlling The Iceberg. Following the Iceberg's collision with the island, The Arctic Force invaded the island using Slushy Soldiers and X-4 Stormwing planes, setting up numerous Expedition Outposts throughout the island.

The Season 7 Storyline

Within the next few days following the launch of Season 7, Polar Peak began to thaw out, revealing a giant castle owned by The Ice King and several surrounding buildings. As the ice continued to melt even further, a throne room, library, and a dungeon were revealed. The dungeon contained cells, one of which contained five mysterious eggs. A further room was also revealed, housing a large mound of ice surrounded with chains.

As these events were happening, Tilted Towers was rebuilt into a news station following the destruction of the previous building by The Cube.

The rest of the Season was mostly silent, the only storyline-related events being that the Infinity Blade temporarily became accessible for loopers to use. However, around 40-50 days before the end of Season 7, a large sphere of ice appeared above Polar Peak, which contained a dormant Ice King inside, swirling several cube shards in his hands, likely sourced from the Cube remains left at Loot Lake following The Butterfly Event. It seemed like The Ice King was combining the power of The Cube with his ice magic, and a countdown appeared to a live event.

When the countdown reached zero, The Ice Storm began. The Ice King awakened from his slumber and broke out of his ice sphere, fragmenting it into pieces and unleashing a powerful shockwave that pushed the storm away. Using his magic, The Ice King created a giant hologram-like image of himself next to the island. In the next few seconds, he built up a giant snowstorm and swept it over the map, covering it in snow and ice. The power of The Cube combined with the Ice Magic spawned Ice Cube fragments all over the map, spawning the Ice Legion. The entire map was also covered in a snowy mist, significantly obscuring vision similarly to Fortnitemares. The Ice King might have been attracted to the island following the events of The Cube, and set to harness its power for himself.

It was revealed that the large mound of ice within Polar Peak contained The Prisoner, who seemed to be the Fire King, and thus, an enemy to the Ice King. It seemed like at some point, The Ice King managed to defeat The Prisoner, chaining him up within Polar Peak and encasing him within a mound of ice so that he could never oppose him again. However, what the Ice King did not factor, was that the climate of the Fortnite Island was too hot. The mound of ice began melting, and soon, the Prisoner managed to break free and escape from Polar Peak, taking the five eggs and fleeing to the Northeast side of the island. Within a week or so, the snow on the northeast side of the island began melting. Within days, the Ice Monsters disappeared, and the snow retreated back to the southeast side of the map, as The Prisoner began casting spells to melt the ice.

How did it End?

The Prisoner's activities was affecting the magma underneath the Fortnite Island, dozens of fissures to open up around the island. The largest one of the fissures (which also happened to be the last one) occurred inside Tilted Towers, destroying the news station that was just constructed. In the final days of Season 7, Wailing Woods became dried up and discoloured, as ashes started to rise up from the ground.

Battle Pass

The Battle Pass costs V-Bucks - Icon - Fortnite.png 950 V-Bucks, like the previous seasons. This Battle Pass first introduced wraps into the game.

Battle Pass Rewards

Zenith (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Lynx (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Wreath - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Arctic Camo - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Mistletoe - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Perfect Present - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Tier 1
Tier 1
Tier 3
Arctic Camo
Tier 5
Tier 6
Perfect Present
Tier 7
Grumpy Tree - Spray - Fortnite.png
Festive Paper - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Gingerbread - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Festive - Music - Fortnite.png
Gingerbread - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Tactical Sleigh - Glider - Fortnite.png
Grumpy Tree
Tier 8
Festive Paper
Tier 11
Tier 12
Tier 13
Tier 14
Tactical Sleigh
Tier 15
GG Wreath - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Hamirez - Pet - Fortnite.png
Bag Of Coal - Spray - Fortnite.png
String Lights - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Sgt. Winter - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Sgt. Winter (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
GG Wreath
Tier 16
Tier 19
Bag of Coal
Tier 20
String Lights
Tier 21
Sgt. Winter
Tier 22
Sgt. Winter
Tier 23
Ginger Gunner - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Ultra Red - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Ice Puck - Toy - Fortnite.png
Flannel - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Crackshot - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Shimmer - Emote - Fortnite.png
Ginger Gunner
Tier 25
Ultra Red
Tier 26
Ice Puck
Tier 28
Tier 29
Tier 30
Tier 31
Merry Marauder - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Remus - Pet - Fortnite.png
Neon Cat - Spray - Fortnite.png
Glyphs - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Star - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Glidurrr - Glider - Fortnite.png
Merry Marauder
Tier 32
Tier 35
Neon Cat
Tier 36
Tier 37
Tier 38
Tier 39
Tender Defender - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Durrr Burger - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Moth - Spray - Fortnite.png
Mittens - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Powder (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Porthole - Spray - Fortnite.png
Tender Defender
Tier 40
Durrr Burger
Tier 43
Tier 44
Tier 45
Tier 47
Tier 48
Ham - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Hamirez Pink - Pet - Fortnite.png
Amazed - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Cuddle Team Hula - Spray - Fortnite.png
Ice Cube - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Trashcan - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Tier 50
Hamirez (Pink)
Tier 52
Tier 53
Cuddle Team Hula
Tier 54
Ice Cube
Tier 55
Trash Can
Tier 56
Fiber Optics - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Indigo Ice - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Sun - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Get Funky - Emote - Fortnite.png
Support Squadron - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Remus Skull - Pet - Fortnite.png
Fiber Optics
Tier 58
Indigo Ice
Tier 60
Tier 62
Get Funky
Tier 63
Support Squadron
Tier 65
Remus (Skull)
Tier 67
Penguin - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Bananas - Spray - Fortnite.png
Trog (New Icon) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Trog Drawings - Spray - Fortnite.png
Carbon & Gold - Wrap - Fortnite.png
Fancy Burger - Toy - Fortnite.png
Tier 68
Tier 70
Tier 71
Trog Drawings
Tier 72
Carbon & Gold
Tier 74
Fancy Burger
Tier 76
Shackle - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Dark Llama - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Rickety Runner - Glider - Fortnite.png
Baited - Spray - Fortnite.png
Hamirez Brown - Pet - Fortnite.png
Octopus - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Tier 77
Dark Llama
Tier 78
Rickety Runner
Tier 79
Tier 80
Hamirez (Brown)
Tier 83
Tier 84
Swirls - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Durrr Burger - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Onesie (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Pixel Ramirez - Spray - Fortnite.png
Skull Squad - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Twist - Music - Fortnite.png
Tier 85
Durrr Burger
Tier 86
Tier 87
Pixel Ramirez
Tier 89
Skull Squad
Tier 90
Tier 92
Remus Ice - Pet - Fortnite.png
F - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Free Flow - Emote - Fortnite.png
Dusty Depot - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Lynx - Spray - Fortnite.png
Ice King (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Remus (Ice)
Tier 93
Tier 94
Free Flow
Tier 95
Dusty Depot
Tier 98
Tier 99
The Ice King
Tier 100

Free Tiers

GG Snowman - Spray - Fortnite.png
X-4 Stormwing - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Snowflakes - Contrail - Fortnite.png
Icy Heart - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Airplane - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Golf Clap - Emote - Fortnite.png
GG Snowman
Tier 2
X-4 Stormwing
Tier 4
Tier 6
Icy Heart
Tier 8
Tier 11
Golf Clap
Tier 14
Trail Tote - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Sgt. Winter - Spray - Fortnite.png
Royale Air - Glider - Fortnite.png
Abominable Axe - Harvesting Tool - Fortnite.png
Blade - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Mic Drop - Emote - Fortnite.png
Trail Tote
Tier 22
Sgt. Winter
Tier 26
Royale Air
Tier 30
Abominable Axe
Tier 38
Tier 42
Mic Drop
Tier 46
Lynx - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Disco - Music - Fortnite.png
Hot Chocolate - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Melting Snowman - Spray - Fortnite.png
Tier 50
Tier 54
Hot Chocolate
Tier 58
Melting Snowman
Tier 62

Achievement Rewards

Snowfall - Umbrella - Fortnite.png
Season 7 Level 100 - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Season 7 Level 100 - Spray - Fortnite.png
Victory Royale
Banner (Season 7 Level 100)

Reach Season Level 100 during Season 7

Spray (Season 7 Level 100)

Reach Season Level 100 during Season 7

Emoticon (Season 7 Level 100)

Reach Season Level 100 during Season 7

Map Changes


The southwest quarter of the map was covered by snow, thus creating a new biome. Shifty Shafts and Snobby Shores were completely covered in snow, while Tilted Towers and Lucky Landing were partially covered.

Read how the Map Changes progressed throughout the season in these patches:

New Features & Changes

Update v7.00

Update v7.01

Update v7.10

Content Update v7.10 - 1

Content Update v7.10 - 2

Content Update v7.10 - 3

Update v7.20

Content Update v7.20

Update v7.30

Content Update v7.30

Update v7.40

Content Update v7.40


  • This season was the first to have all Battle Pass Outfits have an extra Edit Style(s).
  • Bushes had Christmas lights on them.
  • X-4 Stormwings had tiny reindeer antlers and festive red wings around Winterfest.
  • There are three ice sculptures near Polar Peak. They're sculptures of the outfits Raven, Red Knight, and Love Ranger.
  • The Crackshot Special portion of the trailer is based of old stop-motion type Christmas movies.