One of the biggest hits in 2019, in the game arena, especially in PvP (Battle Royale), is Apex Legends which is developed by Respawn Entertainment. Apex legends broke all records of all time high for user participation and comes out the true Legendary game of 2019.
So, what are the different best weapons present in the Apex Legends which you can use to weed out competition and comes out to be last man standing? Let drill out some of the legendary guns and their other specification such as headshot damage; body shot damage, kind of ammunition used, fire type and Availability in the game.
Apex Legends Weapons Categories
All the weapon has been categories as
- Assault Rifles
- Sub Machine Guns
- Light Machine Guns
- Sniper Rifles
All these weapons respond great when you use them as they are built like machine guns are built to fight close quarter to mid- range only, you cannot use them for long distance range. Similarly, shotguns cannot be used for mid-range and long distance. You should know the exact specification of your weapon and how to use them when you are in the middle of the battlefield.
List of Best Weapons used in Apex Legends with all Specification
|Weapon||Ammo||Fire Rate Type||Mag Size||Body Dmg||Headshot Dmg||Availability|
|Sub Machine Guns|
|Prowler||Heavy||Burst of 5||20||14||21||Standard|
|Light Machine Guns|
So, let’s start drilling on different types of weapons and how they fair against each other on different specification.
1. Assault Rifles
One of the best in the pack for close to medium range fighting is VK-47 Flatline. Assault Rifles are used to kill an enemy in medium to long range distance; these rifles are not very effective in case of close range as you need more burst in close quarter fighting.
VK-47 Flatline assault rifle comes with 20 round magazines, which makes this very attractive proposition to hit the enemy without being a worry for reloading. It has decent damage capacity with a headshot – 32 damage and body shot damage – 16 hits. This is a multi-purpose gun, which can be used for mid-range to long range when the situation arises.
Hemlok Burst AR
Another gem in the Assault category is Hemlok Burst AR, which has enough firepower to take down any enemy within mid-range to long range. The damage capacity of this gun is maximum in the category and gives headshot damage- 36 and body shot damage – 18 hits in a single round.
Hemlock Burst AR as name indicate uses heavy ammunition and fires in 3-round burst, which gives an advantage, as the damage preposition increase when hit by 3-round at a time. Hemlok Burst has a magazine capacity of 18 and has a fast reloaded capacity which helps you in the battlefield.
R-301 Carbine is a least preferred Assault rifle, as it uses light ammunition and has less damage capacity as compare to other two in the category. R-301 Carbine uses magazine size of 18 and gives headshot damage – 18 and body shot damage -14 during a single round of fire.
If you did not find any Assault rifle, then you can rely on R-301 Carbine to save your life, as it can give you some accurate headshot if used properly with optic attachment.
The EVA-8 Auto is the most commonly found shotgun in Apex legends; this can be used for close combat as shotguns do not have the range to shoot the enemy.
You can use this in close range with a bust of multiple shells punching your enemy. Shotguns are used to kill an enemy within two to three shots, that why it houses magazine of 8 rounds only. You can inflict damage of headshot -90 and body shot – 63 using EVA-8 Auto.
Peacekeeper is the Shotgun which can change the course of the game if used wisely. It has the damage capacity of headshot- 165 and body shot- 110 making to third highest in the list after Mastiff and kraber.
Also, peacekeeper shotgun can be found in the game without waiting for the supply pod. You should keep this gun for a close quarter fight and can be a winning weapon when the enemy surrounds you.
Mastiff shotgun are not commonly found in the game, and you need to wait for the supply pod to get these legendary guns. These guns are extremely limited in the game, and whoever own this gun, clears his enemy with ease.
Mastiff is known for its sheer damage capacity which can inflict damage of headshot- 288 and body shot – 144 with magazine holding capacity is 4 only.
The joker of the pack is Mozambique Shotgun which is a pistol and fires a 3-round shell to the enemy. No one wants to pick this gun, and you also did not expect to kill an enemy using this gun.
Mozambique shotgun in poor man gun, if you don’t have any close quarter gun to fight with, you can use this gun to inflict some damage to your enemy. It has a magazine capacity of 3 housing and inflicts damage as headshot- 66 and body damage-45.
One more thing you need to remember is, this pistol uses shotgun ammo which did not travel a long distance, so to kill or inflict some damage to your enemy, you need to be very close to using this gun to hit your enemy.
3. Sub Machine Guns
Submachine guns are used in close quarters and spay hundreds of rounds in short span. Alternator falls in the submachine guns category and inflicts damage as headshot – 19 and body shot -13 which magazine housing capacity of 16. You need to be very accurate with a headshot if you are using this weapon in close range.
R-99 is another submachine gun which has awesome killing capacity if used properly in close range combat. You need to point R-99 to the enemy head and shoot all the bullet. R-99 can be used only in close range and has damage capacity of headshot- 18, body shot – 12 with magazine holding capacity – 18.
Prowler Burst PDW
The best in the Submachine guns is Prowler Burst PDW, which can inflict damage to the enemy as headshot- 21, body shot – 14 and has a magazine capacity of 20. You can use this weapon for mid-range also if you don’t have any assault rifle. This weapon uses heavy ammo and uses a burst of 5-round at a time.
4. Light Machine Gun
Devotion guns fall under the category of Light machine gun and being the favorite guns when it comes to hitting multiple targets within close quarters to mid-range fight. You will find devotion gun very handy when you start firing at close quarter with damage capacity of headshot -34, body shot -17 and magazine holding capacity -44.
M600 Spitfire is another light machine gun, which uses heavy ammo and can hit multiple targets as effective as Assault Rifle. Player use M600 Spitfire for its sheer power of hitting the target with fair damage capacity. It can cause headshot- 40 bodyshot- 20 and have a magazine capacity of 35.
The pistol is used for the early access only or can be used when you don’t have any other weapon such as machine gun or assault rifle. P2020 is average pistol which has damage capacity of headshot -18 and body shot -12 and magazine capacity of 10. Do not use this weapon if you have any other weapon like a machine gun or assault rifle.
Re-45 is the weakest pistol in the category and did not have enough damage capacity; it can inflict damage as headshot -16, body shot – 11 and house 15 magazine. It can only use in the close combat and the early brawl when no player gets any weapon.
Wingman is a good weapon in the pistol category and used heavy ammo; it can inflict damage headshot -90, body shot -45 and magazine capacity -6. If you can use this weapon in the close quarter fight and can kill an enemy with ease.
6. Sniper Rifles
G7 Scout is the low performing Sniper Rifles which players used when they did not get any Assault rifle. G7 Scout damage capacity is also low; it can inflect headshot-60, body shot- 30 and houses 4 ammo in the magazine casing. With lots of time for reloading, it is not ideal for mid-range fight; you can use it if you don’t get any Assault rifle in the game.
Longbow DMR is an upgrade version of G7 Scout, which has some damage power associated with it. Longbow DMR can cause headshot – 110, body shot – 55 damage and is fair enough for the long-distance flight. It had some decent headshot capability and did not shake while shooting. Players are using this gun for taking down an enemy who is hiding behind any wall.
One of the best in the class of Sniper Rifles which can take down an enemy with a single shot is Triple take. It has damage capacity of headshot – 138 and body shot -69 and uses energy ammo to kill its enemy. It has a magazine capacity of 5 and has taken some time to reload ammo. Use this weapon for long range and kill your enemy with a single bullet.
Kraber .50-Cal Sniper
One of the rare and most effective guns of the game, which can kill the enemy with a single bullet is Kraber Sniper. It can inflict damage of headshot -250 and body shot – 125 and uses special ammo with a magazine capacity of 4 can turn any outcome of the battle.
It came with 6x to 10x optic scope and did not shake when you take a long-distance shot. Kraber is known for its killing performance and was the main weapon to win any match. Kraber sniper gun is extremely difficult to get in any match and can be acquired only by supply pod.
These are the best weapon for Apex Legends which you can use for getting ahead in the competition.