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500-step platform is a conjectural name.

The subject of this article or section has never been given an official name stated either via in the Battle for Dream Island series, or by jacknjellify; the current one is unofficial.

The eleventh contest is to pick one of your teammates to climb those stairs and press the button.

The 500-step platform is a structure that first appeared in "Getting Teardrop to Talk" and reappeared in "Get to the Top in 500 Steps" as the challenge for the episode. Although this specific platform has the most prominent role, a similar-looking platform appeared in "Lofty".


The 500-step platform is a vertically dominant platform that consists of 500 steps to reach the top. It is unknown how tall the platform exactly is; however, it presumably takes a reasonably long time to scale up. This is based on the amount of time it took the contestants in "Get to the Top in 500 Steps" to reach the top.

A similar-looking staircase appeared in "Lofty" and appeared to be tan in color and taller than 500 steps.


The tan platform appeared in "Lofty" after Leafy contemplates on where they lead. The final 13 then climb up the stairs for 15 days. Snowball is the first to reach the top, with Tennis Ball behind him, who falls down at the last 2 steps.

The grey platform played a somewhat important role in "Getting Teardrop to Talk", where X stood on it while waiting for his baskets. The only team to interact with it directly is Bleh, using the steps to deliver X's basket.

In "Get to the Top in 500 Steps", the platform was again used in the challenge where a representative from each team had to climb the stairs in order to reach the top. Up there they would find a button, to win the challenge for their team they needed to press that button. When the challenge starts, Flower gets knocked over by the other contestants, with Pie telling her to "move it or lose it".

"Getting Teardrop to Talk" "Get to the Top in 500 Steps"
Rankings Team Rankings Contestant Team
1st DeathPACT.svg 1st Needle TeamIcon.png Losers.svg
2nd BEEP.svg 2nd Dora TeamIcon.png Bleh.svg
3rd FreeFood.svg 3rd Foldy TeamIcon.png FreeFood.svg
4th TeamIceCube.svg 4th Balloony TeamIcon.png BEEP.svg
5th Losers.svg 5th Bomby TeamIcon.png TeamIceCube.svg
6th BetterName.svg 6th TennisBall TeamIcon.png BetterName.svg
7th Bleh.svg 7th Pie TeamIcon.png DeathPACT.svg
8th Iance.svg 8th Flower TeamIcon.png Iance.svg


  • Coincidentally, both episodes appeared to start with "Get" and have the word "to" in them.
    • Also, both episode numbers start at 1.
    • iance has lost in both BFB episodes it has appeared in.
  • Free Food has got 3rd place in both BFB episodes it has appeared in.
  • A Better Name Than That has got 6th place in both BFB episodes it has appeared in.


Locations in Battle for BFB (Category)
500-step platformArchaic TempleBig Rotating BuildingBuried Forest, Deciduously InsulatedCake at Stake PlaceCliffsideData VoidEarthEternal Algebra Class WithfourGelatin's SteakhouseGoikyGolf Ball's Underground FactoryHotelMega MallSpaceSwimming PoolTeam RoomsThe CourtroomThe DesertThe FourestThe MoonThe Other ContinentThe Pillary RuinsThe RailwayThe SunUndergroundWaterfallWorld's Largest OvenYellow Face's Warehouse