A render of the Drum Gun as it appears in Fortnite BR.
A render of the Midas' Drum Gun as it appeared in Fortnite BR.
A render of the Jules' Drum Gun as it appeared in Fortnite BR.

The Drum Gun is a Weapon in Fortnite Battle Royale.


A hybrid SMG / rifle weapon. High rate of fire with a large magazine.

Where to find[edit]


Type Ranged Weapon
Name Drum Gun Midas' Drum Gun Jules' Drum Gun
Rarity Uncommon Weapon Rare Weapon Mythic Weapon
Class Assault
Ammo Medium Bullets
DPS 168.0 176.0 250.0 204.0
Damage 21 22 25 24
Fire Rate 8.0 10 8.5
Magazine Size 50 40
Reload Time 3.2 3.0 2.7

Inventory Icon[edit]

FortniteBattleRoyaleUncommonDrumGunInventoryIcon.jpg FortniteBattleRoyaleRareDrumGunInventoryIcon.jpg




Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • The Drum Gun takes the suppressive abilities and fire rates of SMGs and combines them with the stopping power of rifles.


  • The Drum Gun was introduced in the V4.5 content update.
  • This weapon also corresponds to the "film noir" theme, along with which several skins were released.
  • This gun's model is shared with the Typewriter in Fortnite: Save the World.
  • In the v12.00 update, the Drum Gun was unvaulted as a mythic variant, called Midas' Drum Gun.

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