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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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  • Assault Rifle (SCAR)
    1

    Assault Rifle (SCAR)

    Damage: 35

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 5.5

  • Rocket Launcher
    2

    Rocket Launcher

    Damage: 116

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 0.75    

  • Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
    3

    Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

    Damage: 110

    Reload Speed: 2.8s

    Fire Rate: 0.33

  • Heavy Shotgun
    4

    Heavy Shotgun

    Damage: 73.5

    Reload Speed: 5.9s

    Fire Rate: 1

  • Tactical Submachine Gun
    5

    Tactical Submachine Gun

    Damage: 17

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 13

  • Tactical Shotgun
    6

    Tactical Shotgun

    Damage: 70

    Reload Speed: 6s

    Fire Rate: 1.5

  • Guided Missile
    7

    Guided Missile

    Damage: 105

    Reload Speed: 2s

    Fire Rate: 0.75    

  • Hunting Rifle
    8

    Hunting Rifle

    Damage: 86

    Reload Speed: 1.9s

    Fire Rate: 0.8

  • Assault Rifle (M4)
    9

    Assault Rifle (M4)

    Damage: 31

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 5.5

  • Grenade Launcher
    10

    Grenade Launcher

    Damage: 105

    Reload Speed: 2.8s

    Fire Rate: 1

  • Hand Cannon
    11

    Hand Cannon

    Damage: 75

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 0.8

  • Pump Shotgun
    12

    Pump Shotgun

    Damage: 90

    Reload Speed: 4.8s

    Fire Rate: 0.7    

  • Assault Rifle (Scoped)
    13

    Assault Rifle (Scoped)

    Damage: 23

    Reload Speed: 2.3s

    Fire Rate: 3.5

  • Suppressed Submachine Gun
    14

    Suppressed Submachine Gun

    Damage: 18

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 9    

  • Minigun
    15

    Minigun

    Damage: 16

    Reload Speed: 4.8s

    Fire Rate: 12

  • Suppressed Pistol
    16

    Suppressed Pistol

    Damage: 26

    Reload Speed: 1.3s

    Fire Rate: 6.75

  • Assault Rifle (Burst)
    17

    Assault Rifle (Burst)

    Damage: 29

    Reload Speed: 2.7s

    Fire Rate: 1.75

  • Submachine Gun
    18

    Submachine Gun

    Damage: 15

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 15

  • Revolver
    19

    Revolver

    Damage: 57

    Reload Speed: 2.3s

    Fire Rate: 0.9    

  • Crossbow
    20

    Crossbow

    Damage: 75

    Reload Speed: 2.6s

    Fire Rate: 0.6    

  • Pistol
    21

    Pistol

    Damage: 24

    Reload Speed: 1.5s

    Fire Rate: 6.75