Weapons The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'  

Ranker Games
Originally by
88.8k votes 4.9k voters 31.7k views 55 items

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.

1
2,969 580
Assault Rifle (SCAR) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (SCAR)

Damage: 36

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 5.5

2
2,308 596
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 116

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 0.33

3
2,365 633
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 121

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

4
2,260 588
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 77

Reload Speed: 5.6s

Fire Rate: 1

5
1,976 529
Assault Rifle (SCAR) is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (SCAR)

Damage: 35

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 5.5

6
1,783 517
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 116

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

7
1,666 427
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 73.5

Reload Speed: 5.9s

Fire Rate: 1

8
1,725 499
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.8s

Fire Rate: 0.33

9
1,744 561
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1

10
1,364 418
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 1.8s

Fire Rate: 0.8

11
1,523 494
Tactical Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Shotgun

Damage: 74

Reload Speed: 5.7s

Fire Rate: 1.5

12
1,393 413
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 33

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 5.5

The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked

13
1,372 408
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

14
1,424 425
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

15
1,339 390
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 0.33

16
1,335 392
Tactical Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Shotgun

Damage: 70

Reload Speed: 6s

Fire Rate: 1.5

17
1,644 516
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

Black Panther Movie Quotes

18
1,300 438
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

19
1,264 430
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2.8s

Fire Rate: 1

20
1,040 399
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

21
1,068 397
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 100

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 1

22
974 376
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 86

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.8

The Best Sprays In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked

23
963 385
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 31

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 5.5

24
1,153 509
Pump Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pump Shotgun

Damage: 95

Reload Speed: 4.6s

Fire Rate: 0.7    

25
908 406
Tactical Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Shotgun

Damage: 67

Reload Speed: 6.3s

Fire Rate: 1.5

26
970 496
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 30

Reload Speed: 2.6s

Fire Rate: 1.75

27
953 483
Assault Rifle (Scoped) is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Scoped)

Damage: 24

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 3.5

15 Celebrities Who Have Been Real Life Superheroes

28
923 568
Hand Cannon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hand Cannon

Damage: 78

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 6.75    

29
942 570
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle

Damage: 66

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 1.2    

30
770 479
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 2.4s

Fire Rate: 13

31
760 562
Hand Cannon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hand Cannon

Damage: 75

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 0.8

32
815 576
Suppressed Pistol is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Pistol

Damage: 28

Reload Speed: 1.3s

Fire Rate: 6.75

The Best Backpacks In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale,' Ranked

33
704 536
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 19

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 9    

34
765 559
Assault Rifle (Scoped) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Scoped)

Damage: 23

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 3.5

35
822 609
Minigun is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Minigun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 4.5s

Fire Rate: 12

36
713 578
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle

Damage: 63

Reload Speed: 2.5s

Fire Rate: 1.2    

37
550 681
Suppressed Pistol is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Pistol

Damage: 26

Reload Speed: 1.3s

Fire Rate: 6.75

Romantic Gestures That Are Actually the Worst

38
550 705
Minigun is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Minigun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 4.8s

Fire Rate: 12

39
526 684
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 30

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 5.5

40
474 637
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 18

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 9    

41
500 695
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 29

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1.75

42
518 736
Pump Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pump Shotgun

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 4.8s

Fire Rate: 0.7    

Celebrities Who Play 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'

43
470 718
Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Submachine Gun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 15

44
516 830
Crossbow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Crossbow

Damage: 79

Reload Speed: 2.5s

Fire Rate: 0.6    

45
425 843
Crossbow is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Crossbow

Damage: 75

Reload Speed: 2.6s

Fire Rate: 0.6    

46
389 798
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 9    

47
397 828
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Revolver

Damage: 60

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 0.9    

48
363 764
Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Submachine Gun

Damage: 15

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 15

49
347 806
Pistol is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pistol

Damage: 25

Reload Speed: 1.4s

Fire Rate: 0.9    

50
352 820
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 27

Reload Speed: 2.9s

Fire Rate: 1.75