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Fortnite Weapon Rarity Explained

There are 5 Rarities in total that can be found in the game. Each rarity in ascending order increases the weapons stats. The higher the rarity the stronger and accurate the weapon will be.

NOTE: These are weapons that can only be found in the battle royale mode excluding creative and playground.

Common

These are the weapons that can be found almost anywhere. They are located mostly on floor spawn but can also be found in treasure chests. They are white in color.

The weapons that fall in this category are (Tactical Shotgun, Assault Rifle(M4), Assault Rifle(AK-47), Suppressed SMG, Flintknock Pistol, Pistol.)

Common Rarity

Uncommon

These are the slightly more powerful weapons than the common ones and they have a lesser spawn percentage. They are green in color and can be found in floor spawn and chests.

The weapons that fall in this category are (Tactical Shotgun, Pump Shotgun, Infantry Rifle, Assault Rifle(M4), Assault Rifle(AK-47), Hunting Rifle, Suppressed SMG, Flintknock Pistol, Pistol, Clinger, Dynamite, Silenced Pistol.)

Uncommon Rarity

Rare

Rare weapons are tough to find as they are mostly found in chests, vending machines and sometimes on floor spawn. They are blue in color and deal a hefty amount of damage.

Weapons that fall in this category are (Tactical Shotgun, Pump Shotgun, Infantry Rifle, Assault Rifle(M4), Assault Rifle(AK-47), Hunting Rifle, Suppressed SMG, Pistol, Boogie Bomb, Stink Bomb, Impulse Grenade, Grenade Launcher, Dual Pistols, Silenced Pistol.)

Rare Rarity

Epic

These weapons pack quite a punch as they have a very less chance of being found. Almost all of them are found in chests and vending machines but are very scarce in floor spawn. They are purple in color and they have a high damage rating making some of them almost a one-hit kill weapon.

The weapons in this category are (Pump Shotgun, Assault Rifle(Scar), P90, Hand Canon, Scoped Revolver, Minigun, Heavy Sniper, Grenade Launcher, Rocket Launcher, Dual Pistols)

Epic Rarity

Legendary

Lastly, this rarity of weapons is the most powerful among all the 5 rarities. They have a very high damage rating making them very deadly at any range. They are golden in color and have the least spawn rate. They can be found in chests and vending machine and rarely seen in floor spawn.

This list consists of (Heavy Sniper, Hand Canon, Minigun, Assault Rifle(Scar), Pump Shotgun, P90, Scoped Revolver, Rocket Launcher, Grenade Launcher.)

Legendary Rarity

 

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