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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 how the best Fortnite streamers in action.

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1
601 123
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
476 130
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 116

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 0.33

3
501 143
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
424 120
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
385 111
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 116

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

6
353 113
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.8s

Fire Rate: 0.33

7
368 132
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1

8
321 106
Rocket Launcher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Rocket Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

9
390 156
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 77

Reload Speed: 5.6s

Fire Rate: 1

10
313 109
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 0.33

11
316 113
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 73.5

Reload Speed: 5.9s

Fire Rate: 1

12
333 125
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 33

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 5.5

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13
287 102
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2.8s

Fire Rate: 1

14
344 143
Tactical Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Tactical Shotgun

Damage: 74

Reload Speed: 5.7s

Fire Rate: 1.5

15
313 126
Tactical Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Tactical Shotgun

Damage: 70

Reload Speed: 6s

Fire Rate: 1.5

16
329 137
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Guided Missile

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

17
298 124
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

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18
309 137
Pump Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Pump Shotgun

Damage: 95

Reload Speed: 4.6s

Fire Rate: 0.7    

19
266 115
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 1.8s

Fire Rate: 0.8

20
257 118
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
220 102
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 100

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 1

22
245 133
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 30

Reload Speed: 2.6s

Fire Rate: 1.75

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23
214 109
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
234 138
Hand Cannon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Hand Cannon

Damage: 78

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 6.75    

25
237 142
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle

Damage: 66

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 1.2    

26
197 108
Tactical Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Tactical Shotgun

Damage: 67

Reload Speed: 6.3s

Fire Rate: 1.5

27
212 125
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 13

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28
212 125
Assault Rifle (Scoped) is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Assault Rifle (Scoped)

Damage: 24

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 3.5

29
197 113
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 86

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.8

30
197 147
Suppressed Pistol is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Suppressed Pistol

Damage: 28

Reload Speed: 1.3s

Fire Rate: 6.75

31
179 131
Hand Cannon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Hand Cannon

Damage: 75

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 0.8

32
178 135
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle

Damage: 63

Reload Speed: 2.5s

Fire Rate: 1.2    

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33
165 148
Assault Rifle (Scoped) is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Assault Rifle (Scoped)

Damage: 23

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 3.5

34
145 128
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Tactical Submachine Gun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 2.4s

Fire Rate: 13

35
139 165
Pump Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Pump Shotgun

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 4.8s

Fire Rate: 0.7    

36
129 155
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 30

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 5.5

37
141 172
Minigun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Minigun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 4.5s

Fire Rate: 12

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38
130 163
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 29

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1.75

39
124 164
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
114 183
Minigun is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Minigun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 4.8s

Fire Rate: 12

41
109 195
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
98 183
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 27

Reload Speed: 2.9s

Fire Rate: 1.75

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43
93 185
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Revolver

Damage: 60

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 0.9    

44
87 175
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 19

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 9    

45
87 182
Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Submachine Gun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 15

46
95 203
Crossbow is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Crossbow

Damage: 75

Reload Speed: 2.6s

Fire Rate: 0.6    

47
84 183
Pistol is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Pistol

Damage: 25

Reload Speed: 1.4s

Fire Rate: 0.9    

48
66 178
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 18

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 9    

49
66 188
Pistol is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Pistol

Damage: 24

Reload Speed: 1.5s

Fire Rate: 6.75    

50
67 191
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Weapons In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Revolver

Damage: 57

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 0.9