Weapon Stats & Strategy for Grenade Launcher in Fortnite. Read here to find information about the damage(DPS), rarity, and reviews for Grenade Launcher!
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Grenade Launcher - Stats & Strats
Grenade Launcher: Weapon Overview
|Weapon Type||Rocket Launcher|
|Where to Find||On Floor, Chests,|
Supply Drops, Vending Machine
Grenade Launcher: Stats & Damage(DPS)
Grenade Launcher: Weapon Review
Weapon Rating per Game Mode
*Weapons are rated from Rank "D" - Rank "S".
Grenade Launchers are highly powerful in the right hands. Their high damage to buildings & explosive splash damage make it effective in all game modes.
*Effective range is rated by ◎ (Excellent), ◯(Good), △(Mediocre), ×(Bad).
|Close Range||Middle Range||Long Range|
This weapon is effective in mid-range fights. Short fuse time of grenades render it ineffective in long distances. Using it in short-range combat can cause grenade bounce back & self-damage.
Grenade Launcher: Traits & Tips
Grenade Launcher: Weapon Traits
Heavy Structure / Building Damage
The Grenade Launcher dishes out an insane amount of damage to enemy forts. They can topple structures with just a couple of shots.
3-4 Second Detonation Time
Grenades detonate in 3-4 seconds when shot from a Grenade Launcher. Take this in consideration when in the middle of combat.
Difficult To Aim Due To Grenade Trajectory
With this weapon, aiming can be hard. Knowledge & effective implementation of the weapon's grenade arc trajectory is needed to smartly use this weapon.
Hard To Find
Grenade Launchers can be found on the floor, treasure chests, and vending machines but come in Rare, Epic, & Legendary, making them rare to find in-game.
Grenade Launcher: Weapon Tips
Always aim above enemy buildings
Aim up and shoot above the roofs of enemy forts instead of its walls. Your grenades will land inside the fort to deal massive damage to walls and surrounding enemy players.
Keep grenade trajectory in mind
Grenades launched travel in an arc trajectory. Keep this in mind and you'll avoid having grenades ricocheting and causing self-damage.
Not advisable for close range
Grenade Launchers work best in mid-range combat. It is not advisable to use this weapon when encountering enemies in close range due to possible splash damage & detonation time.