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.

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3,203 628
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

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2,450 627
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

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2,551 672
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    

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2,465 646
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

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2,129 559
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

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1,925 544
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    

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1,809 463
Heavy Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Heavy Shotgun

Damage: 73.5

Reload Speed: 5.9s

Fire Rate: 1

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1,858 538
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

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1,864 595
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1

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1,644 521
Tactical Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Tactical Shotgun

Damage: 74

Reload Speed: 5.7s

Fire Rate: 1.5

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1,478 452
Hunting Rifle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Hunting Rifle

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 1.8s

Fire Rate: 0.8

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1,475 430
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    

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1,491 441
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 13 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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1,527 448
Tactical Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 14 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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1,436 418
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

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1,430 414
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 3s

Fire Rate: 0.33

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1,733 562
Guided Missile is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Guided Missile

Damage: 110

Reload Speed: 1.9s

Fire Rate: 0.75    

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1,351 463
Grenade Launcher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Grenade Launcher

Damage: 105

Reload Speed: 2.8s

Fire Rate: 1

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1,372 484
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    

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1,111 432
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

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1,147 427
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

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1,059 400
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

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1,025 416
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

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1,224 546
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    

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981 435
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

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1,046 528
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 26 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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1,034 517
Assault Rifle (Scoped) is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Scoped)

Damage: 24

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 3.5

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984 606
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    

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1,018 603
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    

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836 506
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

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824 598
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

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780 564
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 19

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 9    

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879 612
Suppressed Pistol is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Pistol

Damage: 28

Reload Speed: 1.3s

Fire Rate: 6.75

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837 594
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

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896 644
Minigun is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Minigun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 4.5s

Fire Rate: 12

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772 610
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    

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598 728
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

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608 747
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

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567 726
Assault Rifle (M4) is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (M4)

Damage: 30

Reload Speed: 2.3s

Fire Rate: 5.5

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524 676
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 18

Reload Speed: 2.1s

Fire Rate: 9    

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562 787
Pump Shotgun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pump Shotgun

Damage: 90

Reload Speed: 4.8s

Fire Rate: 0.7    

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536 750
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 29

Reload Speed: 2.7s

Fire Rate: 1.75

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509 769
Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Submachine Gun

Damage: 16

Reload Speed: 2s

Fire Rate: 15

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568 890
Crossbow is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Crossbow

Damage: 79

Reload Speed: 2.5s

Fire Rate: 0.6    

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467 907
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    

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426 847
Suppressed Submachine Gun is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Suppressed Submachine Gun

Damage: 17

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 9    

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441 877
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Revolver

Damage: 60

Reload Speed: 2.2s

Fire Rate: 0.9    

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395 815
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

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375 863
Pistol is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Pistol

Damage: 25

Reload Speed: 1.4s

Fire Rate: 0.9    

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379 886
Assault Rifle (Burst) is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Weapons In 'Fortnite: Battle Royale'
Assault Rifle (Burst)

Damage: 27

Reload Speed: 2.9s

Fire Rate: 1.75