Hunting Rifle (Battle Royale)

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Hunting Rifle
Bolt-action rifle icon.png
Details
Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced Patch 3.1.0
Last Adjustment Patch 4.0

Hunting Rifle is a Sniper Rifle in Battle Royale that is available in Uncommon and Rare variants. It uses Heavy Bullets.

Stats[edit | edit source]

Hunting Rifle
Bolt-action rifle icon.png
Details
Rarity Uncommon
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 68.8
Damage 86
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.9
Structure Damage 86
Hunting Rifle
Bolt-action rifle icon.png
Details
Rarity Rare
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 72
Damage 90
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.8
Structure Damage 90

Availability[edit | edit source]

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

Class Chest Loot Floor Loot Supply Drop Supply Llama
Sniper 7.9% 1.2% 14.6% n/a
Uncommon 30.8% 30.8% n/a n/a
Rare 11.5% 11.5% n/a n/a

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

Rarity Chest Loot Floor Loot Supply Drop Supply Llama
Uncommon 2.43% 0.37% n/a n/a
Rare 0.91% 0.14% n/a n/a

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • The Hunting Rifle is best used in medium to long distances against targets, capable of dealing great damage. However, it requires great aim to sort the arc trajectory at much longer distances.
  • The non-scoped nature also gives ample vision on the environment, making it easier to look around when aiming, while providing greater zoom than most basic firearms, but not as much as scoped rifles.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch 5.20 (August 7, 2018)
Weapon + Items
  • Added a higher accuracy penalty to jumping and sprinting for Dual Pistols, Submachine Guns, and Hunting Rifles.

Patch 5.0 (July 7, 2018)

  • Reduced Hunting Rifle aim assist when targeting to match that of other Sniper Rifles with projectile bullets.

Patch 4.0 (May 1, 2018)

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Hunting Rifles from auto reloading if it was fired immediately after a reload.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Battle Royale version of the Hunting Rifle uses the same model as the Save the World Bolt-Action Rifle.
  • The Hunting Rifle is inspired by various bolt-action hunting rifles, such as the Mauser M12.
  • Originally, the Hunting Rifle featured a magazine with a charging handle. However, at some point, it changed to feature a proper bolt handle.
    • Despite this, the icon still has the old model.

References[edit | edit source]

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