Weapons The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'  

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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
5,788 1,065
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
4,602 1,035
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 77

Reload Speed: 5.6s

Fire Rate: 1

3
4,542 1,096
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
3,545 928
Assault Rifle (SCAR) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (SCAR)

Damage: 35

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 5.5

5
4,205 1,115
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 116

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 0.33

6
3,146 767
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 73.5

Reload Speed: 5.9s

Fire Rate: 1

7
3,196 887
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 116

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

8
3,110 873
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
2,671 846
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 1.8s

Fire Rate: 0.8

10
2,573 763
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 33

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 5.5

11
2,865 935
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
2,523 754
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

13
2,946 983
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1

14
2,581 764
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
2,420 711
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
2,381 708
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
2,203 774
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2.8s

Fire Rate: 1

18
2,689 955
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

19
1,917 757
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

20
2,172 907
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

21
1,807 699
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 86

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.8

22
1,721 690
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 31

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 5.5

23
1,831 749
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 100

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 1

24
1,963 839
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
1,650 714
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
1,729 868
Assault Rifle (Scoped) is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Scoped)

Damage: 24

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 3.5

27
1,695 862
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 30

Reload Speed: 2.6s

Fire Rate: 1.75

28
1,759 917
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
1,448 839
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 19

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 9    

30
1,440 795
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
1,687 958
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle

Damage: 66

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 1.2    

32
1,426 920
Hand Cannon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hand Cannon

Damage: 75

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 0.8

33
1,562 1,001
Minigun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Minigun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 4.5s

Fire Rate: 12

34
1,384 956
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
1,431 991
Suppressed Pistol is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Pistol

Damage: 28

Reload Speed: 1.3s

Fire Rate: 6.75

36
1,333 940
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
1,059 1,169
Minigun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Minigun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 4.8s

Fire Rate: 12

38
943 1,057
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 18

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 9    

39
981 1,176
Suppressed Pistol is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Pistol

Damage: 26

Reload Speed: 1.3s

Fire Rate: 6.75

40
930 1,152
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 30

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 5.5

41
1,046 1,384
Crossbow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Crossbow

Damage: 79

Reload Speed: 2.5s

Fire Rate: 0.6    

42
905 1,197
Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Submachine Gun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 15

43
872 1,203
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 29

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1.75

44
922 1,287
Pump Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pump Shotgun

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 4.8s

Fire Rate: 0.7    

45
839 1,423
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
799 1,369
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Revolver

Damage: 60

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 0.9    

47
731 1,325
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 9    

48
709 1,294
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
643 1,431
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 27

Reload Speed: 2.9s

Fire Rate: 1.75

50
638 1,441
Pistol is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pistol

Damage: 25

Reload Speed: 1.4s

Fire Rate: 0.9