Weapon Stats & Strategy for Pistol! Read here to find information about the damage (DPS), rarity and gameplay video for Pistol!
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Pistol - Weapon Stats & Damage
Pistol - Weapon Overview
|Where to Find||On Floor, Chests,|
Supply Drops, Vending Machine
Pistol- Stats & Damage (DPS)
Pistol - Weapon Review
*Weapons are rated from Rank "D" - Rank "S".
Possessing good DPS, and a quick reload speed, the Pistol is an OK weapon in solos, and teams for adding consistent covering fire. However, there are better options to choose from when compared to other weapons.
*Effective range is rated by ◎ (Excellent), ◯(Good), △(Mediocre), ×(Bad).
|Close Range||Middle Range||Long Range|
The Pistol is best used in close range. However, if there are other weapons more effective in close range, use those instead.
Pistol - Traits & Tips
Pistol - Weapon Traits
High Fire Rate; Semi-Automatic
The Pistol fires one bullet per shot. Despite its semi-automatic nature, the Pistol's maximum fire rate is 6.75, meaning that it can deal damage quickly.
Quick Reload Speed
The Pistol only takes less than 2 seconds to reload. If you need to reload, and fire off shots quickly, use the Pistol!
Aiming down the Pistol's sights does not guarantee a hit. Bullets from the Pistol have a chance to fly off in a different direction from the point in your reticle.
Pistol - Weapon Tips
Viable Starting Weapon
After landing, if there are no other options, pick up that Pistol to eliminate other enemies in your area!
Use As A Secondary Weapon
If you run out of bullets while engaging an enemy in close quarters, don't waste time reloading! Quickly switch to the Pistol to finish them off!
What are Weapons?
Main Damage Dealer in Fortnite
Grab a gun and deal some damage! Although there are other ways to deal damage in Fortnite, it's through weapons that you can deal as much damage against your opponents during fights.
Requires Ammo to Use
Most weapons will require you to have their specific bullet type to be able to use. Familiarize yourself with which ammo goes with which gun to make the best of it.