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Best weapons in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7: definitive gun tier list

Fortnite Season 7 has a massive loot pool allowing players to choose the weapons that best fit their play style. This definitive tier list shows what the best weapons in Fortnite really are.

Like many of the seasons in Chapter 2, Season 7 has introduced its own unique weapons. Season 6 had primal weaponry. Season 4 featured Marvel-themed weapons. Now, Season 7 has a mix of alien and IO tech weapons that shake up the gameplay.

Not only are these weapons new versions of preexisting classes, but they also have unique functionalities that players haven’t seen before. The ray gun shoots a continuous beam and never runs out of ammo. The Rail Gun shoots through walls, but has to charge up before shooting. Season 7 has introduced some of the best weapons in Fortnite.

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Best weapons in Fortnite Season 7

Our approach to ranking the weapons in Fortnite Season 7 is a traditional tier list with S tier being the highest ranking, and D tier being the lowest. These rankings are formed using each weapon’s stats, community opinions, and personal in-game experience.

As new weapons are added, and statistics are changed, this tier list will fluctuate. We are already aware of multiple weapons that will be added to Season 7 but won’t be placed on the list until they’re released. With that being said, here is the definitive Fortnite Season 7 weapon tier list.

S Tier Weapons

S Tier weapons are undeniably the best weapons in Fortnite. The new Rail Gun has quickly become a fan favorite due to its deadly accuracy, ability to shoot through walls, and countering capabilities to UFOs. When paired with another S Tier weapon, the Recon Scanner, picking off enemies is easier than ever.

The Recon Scanner is in S Tier, not because of its raw damage output, but because of its utility. If knowing where your enemy is located is half of the battle, the Recon Scanner has that half covered. The SCAR and Rocket Launcher have been faithful S Tier weapons since the beginning of Fortnite, and…