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The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'

As with any video game that involves shooting and killing opponents, there's always a choice of best weapons that simply get the job done easier. Of course, Fortnite: Battle Royale is no exception. From rocket launchers and guided missiles to shotguns and rifles, there's a long list of weapons to choose from. Nevertheless, you'll find yourself in a world of hurt if you don't pick them wisely. What are the best Fortnite weapons? If you need more Fortnite tips, check out the best map locations.

So, before you pick up some type of hardly-feared rifle, check out the list of best weapons in the game. Whether you want something that offers the most damage or one that'll help you with accuracy (that's you, shaky hands), you'll find plenty of perfect weapons in the list below - complete with the stats you need to find the one that fits your preference and needs. 

Take a look at the best and most efficient weapons from Fortnite below and be sure to vote up the top choices. Then, check out the best Fortnite streamers in action.

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  • 1

    Assault Rifle (SCAR)

    9,124
    2,269

    Damage: 35

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 5.5

  • 2

    Rocket Launcher

    7,168
    2,362

    Damage: 116

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 0.75    

  • 3

    Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

    6,648
    2,163

    Damage: 110

    Reload Speed: 2.8s

    Fire Rate: 0.33

  • 4

    Heavy Shotgun

    6,833
    2,374

    Damage: 73.5

    Reload Speed: 5.9s

    Fire Rate: 1

  • 5

    Tactical Submachine Gun

    4,858
    1,687

    Damage: 17

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 13

  • 6

    Tactical Shotgun

    4,920
    1,774

    Damage: 70

    Reload Speed: 6s

    Fire Rate: 1.5

  • 7

    Guided Missile

    4,201
    1,744

    Damage: 105

    Reload Speed: 2s

    Fire Rate: 0.75    

  • 8

    Assault Rifle (M4)

    4,134
    1,947

    Damage: 31

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 5.5

  • 9

    Hunting Rifle

    4,349
    1,718

    Damage: 86

    Reload Speed: 1.9s

    Fire Rate: 0.8

  • 10

    Grenade Launcher

    4,236
    2,046

    Damage: 105

    Reload Speed: 2.8s

    Fire Rate: 1

  • 11

    Hand Cannon

    3,262
    1,550

    Damage: 75

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 0.8

  • 12

    Pump Shotgun

    3,168
    2,149

    Damage: 90

    Reload Speed: 4.8s

    Fire Rate: 0.7    

  • 13

    Assault Rifle (Scoped)

    2,594
    1,861

    Damage: 23

    Reload Speed: 2.3s

    Fire Rate: 3.5

  • 14

    Suppressed Submachine Gun

    2,595
    1,901

    Damage: 18

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 9    

  • 15

    Minigun

    2,489
    1,896

    Damage: 16

    Reload Speed: 4.8s

    Fire Rate: 12

  • 16

    Suppressed Pistol

    1,976
    2,096

    Damage: 26

    Reload Speed: 1.3s

    Fire Rate: 6.75

  • 17

    Assault Rifle (Burst)

    2,181
    2,491

    Damage: 29

    Reload Speed: 2.7s

    Fire Rate: 1.75

  • 18

    Submachine Gun

    1,709
    2,444

    Damage: 15

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 15

  • 19

    Revolver

    1,536
    2,712

    Damage: 57

    Reload Speed: 2.3s

    Fire Rate: 0.9    

  • 20

    Crossbow

    1,447
    2,675

    Damage: 75

    Reload Speed: 2.6s

    Fire Rate: 0.6    

  • 21

    Pistol

    1,270
    3,067

    Damage: 24

    Reload Speed: 1.5s

    Fire Rate: 6.75