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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)

    9,076
    2,260

    Damage: 35

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 5.5

  • 2

    Rocket Launcher

    7,140
    2,346

    Damage: 116

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 0.75    

  • 3

    Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

    6,622
    2,147

    Damage: 110

    Reload Speed: 2.8s

    Fire Rate: 0.33

  • 4

    Heavy Shotgun

    6,791
    2,363

    Damage: 73.5

    Reload Speed: 5.9s

    Fire Rate: 1

  • 5

    Tactical Submachine Gun

    4,838
    1,678

    Damage: 17

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 13

  • 6

    Tactical Shotgun

    4,906
    1,762

    Damage: 70

    Reload Speed: 6s

    Fire Rate: 1.5

  • 7

    Guided Missile

    4,192
    1,739

    Damage: 105

    Reload Speed: 2s

    Fire Rate: 0.75    

  • 8

    Grenade Launcher

    4,218
    2,041

    Damage: 105

    Reload Speed: 2.8s

    Fire Rate: 1

  • 9

    Assault Rifle (M4)

    4,116
    1,944

    Damage: 31

    Reload Speed: 2.2s

    Fire Rate: 5.5

  • 10

    Hunting Rifle

    4,334
    1,706

    Damage: 86

    Reload Speed: 1.9s

    Fire Rate: 0.8

  • 11

    Hand Cannon

    3,240
    1,555

    Damage: 75

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 0.8

  • 12

    Pump Shotgun

    3,163
    2,135

    Damage: 90

    Reload Speed: 4.8s

    Fire Rate: 0.7    

  • 13

    Assault Rifle (Scoped)

    2,578
    1,856

    Damage: 23

    Reload Speed: 2.3s

    Fire Rate: 3.5

  • 14

    Suppressed Submachine Gun

    2,585
    1,894

    Damage: 18

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 9    

  • 15

    Minigun

    2,485
    1,884

    Damage: 16

    Reload Speed: 4.8s

    Fire Rate: 12

  • 16

    Suppressed Pistol

    1,967
    2,090

    Damage: 26

    Reload Speed: 1.3s

    Fire Rate: 6.75

  • 17

    Assault Rifle (Burst)

    2,172
    2,481

    Damage: 29

    Reload Speed: 2.7s

    Fire Rate: 1.75

  • 18

    Submachine Gun

    1,701
    2,435

    Damage: 15

    Reload Speed: 2.1s

    Fire Rate: 15

  • 19

    Revolver

    1,528
    2,703

    Damage: 57

    Reload Speed: 2.3s

    Fire Rate: 0.9    

  • 20

    Crossbow

    1,441
    2,663

    Damage: 75

    Reload Speed: 2.6s

    Fire Rate: 0.6    

  • 21

    Pistol

    1,264
    3,053

    Damage: 24

    Reload Speed: 1.5s

    Fire Rate: 6.75