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Utilizing Weapon Combos

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Utilizing Weapon Combos

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What are Weapon Combinations?

What are Weapon Combinations

Weapon Combo is done by switching between weapons during combat to deal as much damage as possible or to compensate for the drawbacks of a certain weapon.

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Selecting Weapons

Selecting Weapons

Not all weapon works well together. Pick weapons with the similar range and can work together in terms of fire rate and damage.

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Weapon Combo Examples


Weapon Combo Short Range


A quintessential weapon combo in Fortnite. Use the SMG to melt the shield of the enemy and finish them off with 1-3 shotgun blasts.

Hand Cannon/SMG

Begin the combat by shooting with the Hand Cannon. Swap it out immediately with the SMG to knock down and eliminate the enemy.

Rocket Launcher/SMG

This is perfect for jumpy enemies. Shoot the Rocket Launcher where they will land to get them with the splash damage, then finish it off their remaining health and shields with the the SMG.


Weapon Combo Mid Range

Assault Rifle/Bolt Action Rifle

Sneak around and use the Bolt Action Rifle to headshot the enemy. Don't give them time to heal by pressuring them with the assault rifle.

Minigun/Assault Rifle

Use the Minigun to destroy covers used by an enemy. Once you have an opening, use the Assault Rifle to eliminate them.

Drum Gun/Shotgun

Unable to find a Minigun? A Drum Gun is also effective in destroying cover and the Shotgun is a great at eliminating enemies who are running off.


Weapon Combo Long Range

Rocket Launcher/Assault Rifle

Destroy Forts in a matter seconds. Shoot the Rocket Launcher and before it hits a fort wall, use the Assault Rifle to create an opening so the Rocket will explode on the inside of the fort.

Scoped Assault Rifle/Sniper Rifle

Engage enemies with cheeky shots from the Sniper Rifle before switching to the Scoped Assault Rifle. As it's hit scan, it can easily land shots on enemies trying to run for cover.

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