What are the best Fortnite pickaxes?

Whatever this melee weapon in Fortnite lacks in terms of speed, it makes up for in impact. Pickaxes are known for their aesthetic and efficiency in crowd control. Looking through all Fortnite pickaxes and finding the best ones can get tricky. Here are the best ones according to the community.

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    #1 AC/DC


    Released exclusively for the second season premium battle pass, the tool is rated Epic in terms of rarity. It has the appearance of a thick coil with two prongs that have a sphere on each end where the electric current runs.

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    Ronald Meyer
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Legit this is the rarest pickaxe in fortnite. Not to mention the one with the coolest names too. 👌😁"
  2. 15

    #2Astral Axe

    Astral Axe

    Players can acquire the pickaxe in the item shop. It has an Epic rarity rating. It is designed for gathering resources but can also be used in combat. The tool has a cosmic design featuring a moon-like crescent surrounded by bright stars.

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    Laura Luna
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Harvesting tools are all for looks or the aesthetics as they say, but I really love me a good looking melee weapon! My pick in all fortnite pickaxes out there 🤓"
  3. 7



    Players can get this rare pickaxe in the game's cahs shop. It has a long wooden rod with bondage around the middle and a metal scythe blade on the end. It was released as a limited edition harvesting tool around Halloween of the year 2017.

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    Jeremy Fox
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "It's not even important to have the best fortnite skins and emotes, you just need this rare axe to impress! "
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    #4Thunder Crash

    Thunder Crash

    The long handle ends with a trojan-inspired metal unicorn head. The handle of this Epic-rated harvesting tool ends with spiky metal thorns. When the weapon is wielded, it lets out a dark aura as well as contrasting particles.

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    Beverly Matthews
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Reminds me of Adventure Time's Marceline and Princess Bubblegum for some reason. Sick aesthetics! "
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    #5Candy Axe

    Candy Axe

    Coming from the Merry Christmas set, the harvesting tool resembles a sharpened candy cane with Christmas lights wrapped around it. The rarity of this pickaxe is considered to be Epic. Players can get this in the item shop.

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    Rakesh Chauhan
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Fortnite pickaxe skins tend to be short of memorable for me. But when they relased this during the holidays I really felt like I had to have it. I love Christmas so that's probably why I'm biased 😝"
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    Described in the item shop as being chiseled from ice, this Epic harvesting tool has a long handle with ice blades on both ends. One of its blades is partly made of metal. This pickaxe is a part of the Harbinger set.

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    Roy Fernandez
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "My best pick in the fortnite pickaxe list 💪 It looks so RAD"
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    #7Oracle Axe

    Oracle Axe

    Fortnite's cash shop offers this harvesting tool. The Oracle Axe has a glowing orb emanating purple current inside it and a blade that converges around it. Its shaft has a fork-like shape. The rarity of this pickaxe is considered to be Epic.

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    Linda Zhong
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Nothing super special but man does it look good 👍"
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    #8Rainbow Smash

    Rainbow Smash

    Released in the game in 2018, the pickaxe comes in the Sunshine & Rainbows set. This harvesting tool is Epic in rarity. It has a vividly colored unicorn on its end and is described as a weapon for beating the stuffing out of enemies.

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    Rigoberto Padilla
    Written on June 11, 2019
    "Underrated! I love dressing my character up as grim as possible and I equip this cute melee weapon for that dramatic contrast LMAO love this pickaxe!"


Best What are the best Fortnite pickaxes
1 AC/DC Game Elements 16 Paid
2Astral AxeGame Elements 15 Paid
3ReaperGame Elements 7 Paid
4Thunder CrashGame Elements 3 Paid
5Candy AxeGame Elements 3 Paid
6PermafrostGame Elements 2 Paid
7Oracle AxeGame Elements 1 Paid
8Rainbow SmashGame Elements 1 Paid

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