Total Nerd 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
7,418 1,400
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
5,795 1,421
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 121

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

3
5,804 1,473
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 77

Reload Speed: 5.6s

Fire Rate: 1

4
5,259 1,438
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 116

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 0.33

5
4,400 1,203
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
3,957 1,134
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
3,839 1,125
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.8s

Fire Rate: 0.33

8
3,872 1,076
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 73.5

Reload Speed: 5.9s

Fire Rate: 1

9
3,391 1,004
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

10
3,219 1,007
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
3,599 1,232
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
3,381 1,135
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 1.8s

Fire Rate: 0.8

13
3,031 937
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 0.33

14
3,561 1,245
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1

15
3,132 1,001
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

16
2,905 958
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
2,683 1,038
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
2,467 954
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

19
3,288 1,217
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

20
2,532 992
Pump Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pump Shotgun

Damage: 95

Reload Speed: 4.6s

Fire Rate: 0.7    

21
2,651 1,152
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

22
2,264 909
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

23
2,393 1,047
Hand Cannon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hand Cannon

Damage: 78

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 6.75    

24
2,140 887
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 31

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 5.5

25
2,202 986
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 100

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 1