Pistols are a type of weapon in Fortnite: Battle Royale. The purpose of these weapons is for short range to medium range combat. Pistols use a variety of ammo types.

Functionality

Pistols fill the role of a short to medium range weapon and are often used for up close engagements or medium range gunfights. Pistols are the most versatile weapons in Battle Royale, as they have a range of uses across all ranges. Some pistols are for closer ranges, have high fire-rate caps and good hipfire, whilst others are for long range, have slow fire-rates and deal high damage at distance. Depending on the Pistol in your hand, the uses it will have in combat have great variation across the board.

List of Weaponry

This list does not include Collaboration or LTM exclusive weaponry.

Name Image Ammo Type Vault Status
Deadpool's Hand Cannons
Deadpool-Pistols.png
Heavy Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngHeavy Ammo Vaulted
Dual Pistols
Icon Dual Pistol - Battle Royale.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Dual Pistols
Icon Dual Pistol - Battle Royale.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Dual Pistols
Icon Dual Pistol - Battle Royale.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Flashlight Pistol
Flashlight Pistol - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Creative Exclusive
Flint-Knock Pistol
Flint-Knock Pistol - Pistol - Fortnite.png
Heavy Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngHeavy Ammo Vaulted
Flint-Knock Pistol
Flint-Knock Pistol - Pistol - Fortnite.png
Heavy Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngHeavy Ammo Vaulted
Hand Cannon
Hand Cannon Reskin.png
Heavy Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngHeavy Ammo Vaulted
Hand Cannon
Hand Cannon Reskin.png
Heavy Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngHeavy Ammo Vaulted
Hop Rock Dualies
Hop Rock Dualies - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Unvaulted
Pistol
Pistol (Chapter 2) - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Unvaulted
Pistol
Pistol (Chapter 2) - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Unvaulted
Pistol
Pistol (Chapter 2) - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Unvaulted
Pistol
Legendary) - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Unvaulted
Pistol
Legendary) - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Unvaulted
Revolver
Revolver - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Revolver
Revolver - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Revolver
Revolver - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Revolver
New Revolver.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Revolver
New Revolver.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Scoped Revolver
Scoped Revolver.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Scoped Revolver
Scoped Revolver.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Night Hawk
Night Hawk - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Unvaulted
Six Shooter
Icon Six Shooter.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Six Shooter
Icon Six Shooter.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Six Shooter
Icon Six Shooter.png
Medium Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngMedium Ammo Vaulted
Suppressed Pistol
Icon Suppressed Pistol - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Vaulted
Suppressed Pistol
Icon Suppressed Pistol - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Vaulted
Shadow Tracker
Shadow Tracker - Weapon - Fortnite.png
Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo Unvaulted

Strategy Guide

Calculated - Emote - Fortnite.png
The risk was calculated... but man I'm bad at math.
This section outlines a strategy. Feel free to add tips, tricks and general advice about the topic.


  • When in close quarters with a Light Ammo - Icon - Fortnite.pngLight Ammo pistol, aiming down sights may not be beneficial as these pistols have excellent hipfire accuracy.

Trivia

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