What are the best guns in Fortnite?

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    #1SCAR Assault Rifle

    SCAR Assault Rifle

    SCAR is an in-game weapon in Fortnite, categorized as a legendary assault rifle. It's powerful and well-balanced in terms accuracy, damage, and fire rate. It packs a massive 198 DPS output making it advantageous in almost any situation.

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    Jordan Carter
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "This gun is lit! 🔥🔥🔥 me and my friends play fortnite everyday after school and I always own in my lobbies every time I use this. trust me if you find this gun in-game, get ready to own in your pubs."
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    #2Heavy Assault Rifle

    Heavy Assault Rifle

    The Heavy Assault Rifle is an AR weapon in Fortnite that does highly significant damage. Although it has a slow fire rate, it's more rewarding for a player that is patient when it comes to shooting rather than someone who is prone to spamming.

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    Daniel Lewis
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "A beast of an assault rifle. Hands down the best assault rifle at pumping out damage however it does lack in fire rate compared to all the other ARs. If you're the type of player whose more methodical when it comes to firing your gun rather than the more common spray-and-pray strat, then definitely keep an eye out for this gun."
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    #3Heavy Sniper Rifle

    Heavy Sniper Rifle

    The Heavy Sniper Rifle is a sniper rifle in Fortnite that can one-shot opponents most of the time. It does 150 damage to the opponent when in Epic and does 157 damage with the Legendary. It also has the potential to one-shot structures.

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    Philip Gardner
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "This gun can literally one-shot people, and I mean LITERALLY. Find a guy peaking his head out of a building and watch him get one-shotted. Accuracy is key for any player using snipers. You really have to practice your aim when using this weapon, if not then you're better off not using it at all. It's also the best gun if you're into making trick shot montage videos."
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    #4Rocket Launcher

    Rocket Launcher

    The Rocket Launcher is a weapon in Fortnite that offers the opportunity to blow up your opponents through a massive Area of Effect (AOE) attack. It's useful for destroying structures and pressuring opponents into disadvantageous positions.

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    George Peterson
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "Easily the gun that I have the most fun playing. I just love blowing people up, especially when they just build and build and build rather than actually fight. I use it to destroy buildings but most of the time I just use it when I wanna fool around and have a good time."
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    #5Legendary Pump Shotgun

    Legendary Pump Shotgun

    The Legendary Pump Shotgun is a weapon in Fortnite that does a ton of damage and has a relatively tight spread. It can one-shot opponents if you hit them at very close range. However, it lacks accuracy when used in mid-to-long range combat.

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    Benjamin Harper
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "It has great damage, probably the best among all shotguns however the thing that I really hate about shotguns is their inconsistency. It's as if sometimes the hitbox registration on players is just pure garbage whenever I use a shotgun. Still, I would have to say that the legendary pump has the ability to one-shot opponents especially in closed quarters."
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    #6Compact SMG P90

    Compact SMG P90

    The Compact SMG or otherwise known as the P90 is a sub-machine gun weapon in Fortnite. It has a fast fire-rate that can overwhelm any opponent caught in its sights. It primarily excels at demolishing structures and is a strong secondary option to a shotgun.

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    Timothy Dixon
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "Spray and Pray. That's all you need to know about this gun. Builders easily hate this gun cause it shreds their structures before they can even build or edit. If you catch somebody hiding inside of a structure, whip out your P90 and watch how it demolishes structures and your opponents."
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    #7Tactical Shotgun

    Tactical Shotgun

    The Tactical Shotgun is a type of shotgun in Fortnite. It has a faster fire-rate compared to other shotguns and has a greater magazine size with a maximum of 8 shots. It's best used for close-range combat and can deal up to 74 damage upon hit.

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    Terry Gonzalez
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "A better alternative to the pump shotgun. Because of the increased clip and fire rate, you're more than likely to hit your enemies and you won't have to worry about running out of ammo during an engagement."
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    #8Suppressed Assault Rifle

    Suppressed Assault Rifle

    The Suppressed Assault Rifle (SCAR) is a type of assault rifle in Fortnite. Its best feature is that it does not give away your position when shot. It's a versatile weapon at all ranges that deals 33 to the body and 66 damage to the head.

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    Bruce Henderson
    Written on April 11, 2019
    "It's basically a SCAR but quieter. I mainly use it to catch my opponents off guard and by surprise. It's just as well-rounded as the SCAR but as soon as you start fighting with your opponents and they're aware of your position, it's no different than a regular AR."

Summary

Best What are the best guns in Fortnite
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SCAR Assault RifleGame Elements 16 Paid
2Heavy Assault RifleGame Elements 13 Paid
3Heavy Sniper RifleGame Elements 8 Paid
4Rocket LauncherGame Elements 4 Paid
5Legendary Pump ShotgunGame Elements 3 Paid
6Compact SMG P90Game Elements 3 Paid
7Tactical ShotgunGame Elements 2 Paid
8Suppressed Assault RifleGame Elements 2 Paid
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