Heavy Assault Rifle

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Heavy Assault Rifle
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Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced Patch 6.22
Last Adjustment Patch 8.10

Heavy Assault Rifle is an Assault Rifle in Battle Royale. It was available in Rare, Epic, and Legendary variants, but was changed to Common, Uncommon and Rare in Patch v8.10. The weapon should be tap-fired for maximum accuracy and damage. It uses Medium Bullets.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Heavy Assault Rifle
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Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 135
Damage 36
Fire Rate 3.75
Magazine Size 25
Reload Time 2.8
Structure Damage 36
Heavy Assault Rifle
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Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 142.5
Damage 38
Fire Rate 3.75
Magazine Size 25
Reload Time 2.66
Structure Damage 38
Heavy Assault Rifle
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Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 150
Damage 40
Fire Rate 3.75
Magazine Size 25
Reload Time 2.52
Structure Damage 40

Availability[edit | edit source]

Heavy Assault Rifle has a chance to appear among same weapon class in the following circumstances:[1]

Class Chest Loot Floor Loot Supply Drop Supply Llama
Rare 8.5% 8.5% n/a n/a
Epic 3.2% 3.2% n/a n/a
Legendary 0.8% 0.8% 23.5% n/a

Heavy Assault Rifle has a chance to appear among all weapons in the following circumstances:

Rarity Chest Loot Floor Loot Supply Drop Supply Llama
Rare 1.63% 0.42% n/a n/a
Epic 0.61% 0.16% n/a n/a
Legendary 0.15% 0.04% 5.88% n/a


Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch 8.10
Weapons + Items
  • Heavy Assault Rifle
    • Adjusted rarity from Rare/Epic/Legendary to Common/Uncommon/Rare
      • Base damage scaling for Common/Uncommon/Rare 36/38/40

7.10 Patch Notes (December 19, 2018 )

Weapons + Items
  • Heavy Assault Rifle Changes:
  • Reduced the effectiveness of the Heavy Assault Rifle while not aiming down sights; aiming down sight gameplay remains roughly the same
  • Increased ADS accuracy bonus by 10%
  • Increased accuracy while standing still by 10%
  • Reduced vertical recoil by 6%
  • Base accuracy reduced by 30%
  • Reduced accuracy while jumping and falling by 60%

6.22 Patch Notes (November 6, 2018, November 6, 2018 )
Weapons + Items
  • Heavy Assault Rifle
  • Can be found in floor loot, chests, Vending Machines, and Supply Drops
  • Available in Rare, Epic and Legendary Variants
  • Deals 44 / 46 / 48 damage
  • 3.75 Fire Rate
  • Has a magazine size of 25
  • Update 11/6 - We've made the following balance adjustments to the Heavy AR shortly after its release
  • Increased accuracy by 20%
  • Decreased recoil by 20%

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Heavy Assault Rifle seems to be inspired by the Zastava M70B3 based on the world-famous Russian AK-47 or AKM assault rifles, although it appears to have an AK-103-style muzzle brake.
  • The Heavy Assault Rifle is the first Heavy Weapon to have a common, uncommon, and rare variant.
  • It was once the most powerful Assault Rifle with it's Legendary variant dealing 48 damage, but it's rarity was changed to Rare, decreasing the damage from 48 to 40, making the Rare Infantry Rifle the most powerful Assault Rifle, dealing 45 damage.

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