Find out about damage, rarity, & magazine size of the Assault Rifle weapon class in Fortnite!
This article has been updated to the changes made in Chapter 2 Season 1. Read on to know what's been changed with this weapon type!
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Assault Rifle Overview
Versatile in Any Range
The Assault Rifles are effective in short, mid, and long ranges with some excelling more than others. It's that versatility that makes the Assault Rifles among the best weapons in game.
High Damage Output
With great damage output and relatively high fire rate, the Assault Rifles are capable of melting enemy shields and health in a matter of seconds.
Assault Rifles are among the easiest to use in the game and can be picked up by just about everyone. It's a simple aim and shoot weapon!
Fire in Short Bursts from Long Range
Shooting in bursts helps to suppress recoil and keep the accuracy of the weapon. When shooting in long range or using the the Scoped versions, fire in one to two shots.
Follow your Enemies Movements
Assault Rifles hit objects as soon as you shoot them. Keep your crosshairs on the enemy as much as possible in order to land shots!
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Assault Rifle - Weapon Traits
Assault Rifles are a great choice as a main weapon in Fortnite. It's high damage and versatile range can easily pressure enemies and take down cover.
Burst Assault Rifle
Burst Assault Rifle - Weapon Traits
Dealing a good amount of damage with low recoil, the Burst Assault Rifle is a great weapon to take with you. It can be used to hit targets from mid to longe range while you're alone, or while teammates provide cover for you.