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.

1
4,942 914
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
3,859 907
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
3,887 951
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
3,666 966
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
3,087 804
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
2,706 667
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
2,787 786
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
2,710 769
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
2,288 706
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
2,215 642
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
2,464 792
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
2,203 643
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
2,613 866
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
2,094 606
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 0.33

15
2,249 663
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

16
2,078 609
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
1,927 670
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
2,396 812
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
1,929 760
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

20
1,657 656
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
1,569 602
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
1,623 644
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 100

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 1

23
1,510 594
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
1,729 747
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
1,450 623
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
1,534 745
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
1,491 753
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
1,497 827
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
1,499 837
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
1,266 705
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
1,233 756
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 19

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 9    

32
1,228 839
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
1,360 891
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
1,233 836
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
1,254 878
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
1,164 839
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
868 1,034
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

38
925 1,038
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
815 941
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 18

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 9    

40
826 1,010
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
779 1,053
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
776 1,073
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
884 1,245
Crossbow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Crossbow

Damage: 79

Reload Speed: 2.5s

Fire Rate: 0.6    

44
793 1,145
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
719 1,274
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
675 1,239
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
635 1,182
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
602 1,154
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
557 1,264
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
550 1,261
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