In Fortnite there is a ranking where we know that a weapon is better or worse depending on its rarity. This ranking, from best to worst, is as follows:
- Exotic (turquoise)
- Mythisch (gold)
- Legendary (orange)
- epic (lilac)
- Rare (blue)
- Uncommon (green)
- Common (grey)
With this classification in mind, we can draw a conclusion: the same weapon, for example the assault rifle, is better in orange than in purple, blue, green or gray. However, there are weapons that can be exotic that we may not like or find useful for our gameplay.
Best melee weapons
In each game we must carry a weapon suitable for melee combat and the best for this is a shotgun. An epic or legendary Pump Shotgun can take out an opponent with a single headshot, and if we don’t hit them in the head but in the body, at least we’ve done a lot of damage.
The Pump Shotgun can be eliminated with a single shot to the head.
If we don’t have a sliding shotgun, we can combine any other shotgun (tactical, combat, lever-action…) with a later submachine gun or rifle. There are also some shotguns that can impale and kill very quickly, such as B. the primitive shotgun and the barrel shotgun.
Best mid-range weapons
If the opponent is several tens of meters away, then we should think about using a rifle. Among the wide range of rifles, the most versatile is this assault rifle (Assault Rifle) itself, which can take out an opponent in less than a second if we have one of epic or legendary rarity and hit a bullet in the head.
The assault rifle is the most versatile weapon in Fortnite.
If the distance is medium but still large, we can use the Volley Assault Rifle. Aside from being more accurate than the regular assault rifle, a single shot can inflict massive damage on an enemy.
Best Long Range Weapons
For long distances, the best weapons are the sniper rifles. Almost all of them are capable of a single headshot. If you’re a good shot, you can count on that heavy sniper rifle (Heavy Sniper Rifle) because if you hit the body, you’ll at least do more damage than you would with a bolt-action rifle.
The Assault Rifle is the rifle that deals the most damage per shot
The hunting rifle, like some bows, can also perform a headshot, but these weapons don’t offer us the range and accuracy that we have with bolt-action rifles.