Fortnite: How to find & investigate Midas’ Jail Cell

Stephanie Zucarelli
Midas' Cell in Fortnite

“Rise of Midas” quest is putting Fortnite fans to the test, especially since finding Midas’ Jail Cell is proven to be quite tricky even for experienced players. Here’s what you need to know to investigate Midas’ Jail Cell as fast as possible without getting killed.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2 hasn’t only brought new POIs and Mythic powers, but players can’t stop talking about the long-awaited return of Midas to the island. However, Epic Games’ battle royale isn’t clear on how he resurfaces, which is why the “Rise of Midas” quest has fans investigating his Jail Cell.

Finding Midas’ Jail Cell is quite a challenge, especially since it’s hidden in a hot drop location in The Underworld. If you’re trying to find the place and survive long enough to fully investigate it, here’s everything you need to do in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2.

Where to find Midas’ Jail Cell in Fortnite

To find Midas’ Jail Cell in Fortnite, you’ll first need to head straight to The Underworld and go to Hades’ Throne Room. Here’s what you need to do next:

Fortnite Underworld's map
You can complete this mission without defying Hades.
  1. Go to Hades’ Throne Room and head out the exit behind the throne.
  2. Face south and look for some mysterious stairs that lead down to an area beneath the Throne Room.
  3. Go down the stairs, and you’ll find a gold door at the end of the room with four golden cages.
  4. There you’ll find Midas’ Jail Cell, and start your investigation.

How to investigate Midas’ Jail Cell in Fortnite

Once you find Midas’ Jail Cell in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2, you’ll have to investigate three items highlighted with blue diamond icons above them. If you enter the room, you can investigate the Jail Door, Reboot Card, and Handcuffs on the wall.

Midas' cell in Fortnite
You’ll find the three items inside Midas’ Cell in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2.

After completing your investigation, you’ll unlock the next stage of the “Rise of Midas” quest and gain 10,000 XP.

And that’s everything on how to get and investigate Midas’ Jail in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2. If you want to know more about the Epic Games’ battle royale, you can check our guides below:

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About The Author

Stephanie is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel. After graduating as a journalist, she started working as a tech writer for Infobae, Channel 9, and Rolling Stone. She's currently focused on covering Diablo 4, Baldur's Gate 3 and Fortnite, but can't resist anything related to The Sims 4 and Stardew Valley. You can contact her at [email protected].