- — In-Game Description
The Unvaulting Event (also known as the Nexus Event) was an event that took place on May 4, 2019. Following the events late-Season 8, the vault opened, and players could jump into the vault to vote for an item to return.
The Unnamed Investigation Agency creates digging sites, which opens up volcano vents and fossils. They then move to Loot Lake and start digging up, revealing The Vault. Shortly after Rune Keys start to appear which needs a certain task to be done for it to move.
The Vault opened allowing players to enter. They were allowed to choose one item to unvault by hitting the item's crystal with their pickaxe until said item was hit enough times. There were 6 options: Bouncers, Drum Gun, Grappler, Infinity Blade, Planes and the Tactical Submachine Gun Players chose the Drum Gun to return to the game, and it promptly was. After the drum gun was unvaulted, players were brought back to the island. After leaving the Vault, players were launched into the air. The sky was dark from the smoke. The volcano promptly erupts, destroying half of Retail Row, cracking Polar Peak, and destroying Tilted Towers entirely but one building. It is theoriezed that The Prisoner was in control of the volcano, and had deliberately aimed for those targets.
- Neo World music can be heard during the Unvaulting.