Doctor Doom's Fearfall reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Doctor Doom's Fearfall, a drop ride in Marvel Super Hero Island at Universal's Islands of Adventure. (The minimum height to ride is 52 inches.)
Written by Jay Dunn
A free-fall attraction, but without the theming of Disney's "Tower of Terror." Some great views of the park, though. Assuming your eyes are open....
(Look for the arcade located near the attraction for the single riders line with a very short wait.)
The queue theming is pretty great despite the cartoony-ness. But the ride itself is lackluster and short, vertically and time wise. Even tower rides at some Six Flags parks seem to have a better launch. - Ringmaster A
if only this ride was longer!!! I love the anticipation of not knowing when it's going to launch, but I do wish it did a few more free falls! - Michelle Morgan
Line is great (express pass or stand by) and first launch is AWESOME! View is great and drop is nice and slow. Must ride! 7.5/10 - Jaiden Cohen
I usually always skip this one but it offers a fun first launch and a great queue! The rest is blah. However, like I said, the theming and set up for the attraction is really great. I love the whole "Doom Alley" side street that it is located on. It's very daunting and creepy. - Bryce McGibeny
While it is not a bad ride, it is definitely disappointing. The queue, while a little substandard, gets you pumped up and a little terrified about the ride. The first launch off is INTENSE, but then the ride chickens out on itself and transforms into a very slow, gentle drop zone. The ride is worth doing for the intitial launch and the beautiful view you get of the park. If it is a really crowded day, skip it and come back later if there is time. This is not a must-do attraction. 7 out of 10. - Joshua Bixler
It's actually a pretty thrilling ride. The theming is adequate and the first launch is out of this world. - Jeff Moon
I hate the freefalls type of ride, I can't stand the feel when you go down but I love this ride, You go up really fast and then slowly down, the view is amazing and the launch really is awesome. - David Shaul
Doom has a terrific queue, great setup...and a very disappointing ride. More theming in the launch zone and a change to a new kind of drop/launch profile is really needed. - Sean Huckel
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