Total Nerd The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked  

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While the best pickaxes in Fortnite: Battle Royale don't serve as the greatest weapons, they're certainly a necessity in the game. Primarily used for mining resources and hacking down structures, possibly those of opponents, there's a broad range of pickaxe skins to choose from. Whether you earn them in the Battle Pass or buy them with V-bucks, your pickaxe can go a long way. Not only that, but much like other items, like the best outfit skins, they can make you look much cooler—and tougher. 

As mentioned, there is quite the array of pickaxe skins available in the Cash Shop (or Season Shop). As with any items, you have the choice of rare pickaxes, epic pickaxes, as well as holiday options. While they all range in cost, one isn't necessarily going to be better than the other, outside of aesthetics of course. So, whether it's the legendary pickaxes you like, or the common ones, it's really up to you and how you want to look. 

Considering this, you can help decide which pickaxes are the best in Fortnite, from the most intimidating to the coolest and most badass. Check out the complete list below and vote for your favorites. 

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1
5,306 2,106
Reaper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Reaper

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 800 V-Bucks.

2
3,578 1,485
Candy Axe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Candy Axe

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

3
4,616 1,970
Rainbow Smash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Rainbow Smash

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

4
3,509 1,683
AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
AC/DC

Requires the player to reach Tier 63 in Season 2 Battle Pass.

5
2,536 1,297
Trusty No. 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Trusty No. 2

Requires the player to reach Tier 79 in Season 3 Battle Pass.

6
3,222 1,753
Party Animal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Party Animal

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

 

7
3,139 1,729
Chomp Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Chomp Jr.

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

 

8
2,190 1,174
Raider’s Revenge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Raider’s Revenge

Can be bought from Season 1 Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

 

9
2,285 1,267
Rift Edge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
spamjack2018 added Rift Edge

10
422 133
Skull Sickle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
JuuzouSuzuya added Skull Sickle

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,200 V-Bucks.

11
2,618 1,528
Oracle Axe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Ahmad Hasan added Oracle Axe

12
1,407 698
Thunder Crash is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
trogenhorsepizza added Thunder Crash

Part of the thunder set for dark bomber 1200 v-bucks

13
2,778 1,653
Plunja is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Plunja

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 800 V-Bucks.

 

14
2,059 1,209
Axecalibur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Axecalibur

Requires the player to reach Tier 35 in Season 2 Battle Pass.

 

15
1,050 527
Thunder Crash is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
lakshaysoin added Thunder Crash

16
1,709 1,019
Permafrost is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
ImALlama added Permafrost

17
2,148 1,389
Pick Squeak is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Pick Squeak

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

18
2,164 1,450
Onslaught is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Onslaught

Complete the Omega Challenges.

19
213 48
Stellar Axe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
JuuzouSuzuya added Stellar Axe

Can be obtained along with the Galaxy skin by purchasing Samsung Galaxy Note 9

20
1,740 1,236
Pot O’ Gold is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Pot O’ Gold

Buy it from the Cash Shop (1,200 V-Bucks).

21
1,710 1,336
Disco Brawl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Disco Brawl

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

 

22
1,528 1,233
Pink Flamingo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Pink Flamingo

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,500 V-Bucks.

23
1,575 1,302
Bitemark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Bitemark

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 1,200 V-Bucks.

24
882 631
Crowbar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Thanasis Papanikolaou added Crowbar

25
1,394 1,125
Spectral Axe is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pickaxes In Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ranked
Spectral Axe

Can be bought from Cash Shop with 800 V-Bucks.