A render of the Pistol as it appears in Fortnite BR.

The Pistol is a Weapon in Fortnite Battle Royale.


A Semi-Automatic Handgun. Low damage and medium fire rate.


Type Ranged Weapon
Name Pistol
Rarity Common Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
Class Pistol
Ammo Light Bullets
DPS 162.0 168.7 175.5 189.0 195.7
Damage 24 25 26 28 29
Fire Rate 6.75
Magazine Size 16
Reload Time 1.5 1.4 1.3

Inventory Icons[edit]

Common-pistol-icon.png Uncommon-pistol-icon.png Rare-pistol-icon.png Epic-pistol-icon.png Legendary-pistol-icon.png


Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • Aim for the head! Headshots do significantly more damage and can you can kill enemy players quickly even with a pistol.


  • This weapon was previously called "Semi-Auto Handgun". The name was changed to "Pistol" in the 1.7.1 patch.

All Pistols[edit]

See also[edit]