Scoped Assault Rifle

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The Scoped Assault Rifle has been downgraded from Epic and Rare to Rare and Uncommon

Disambig.png This article is about the Battle Royale weapon. For Save The World scoped assault rifles, see Surgical Rifles.
Scoped Assault Rifle
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Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced Patch 1.6.3
Last Adjustment Patch 8.11
Vaulted Patch 11.0

Scoped Assault Rifle (Formerly Assault Rifle with Scope until Patch 4.4) was an Assault Rifle in Battle Royale that is available in Uncommon and Rare variants. It uses Medium Bullets, has a head shot multiplier of x2.0, and a scope that magnifies by 2x. The Scoped Assault Rifle is 100% accurate, and fires moderately damaging bullets continuously. Its damage never changes no matter what range it is shooting from.

The Scoped Assault Rifle used to be available in Rare and Epic variants, but was demoted to Uncommon and Rare following Patch 7.20.

The Scoped Assault Rifle has now been vaulted in Patch 11.0 along with a huge amount of items, all of which have been removed from Playground mode. However in Patch 11.10, the damage has been buffed from 26/27 to 34/36 with the Uncommon variant now only having 15 ammo magazine size. This was shortly reverted in Patch 11.11, It is unknown why it has been reverted.

In the Patch 11.20, the Scoped AR has recieved a new texture, meaning that it hints towards it's unvault in the future.


Stats[edit | edit source]

Scoped Assault Rifle
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Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 91
Damage 26
Fire Rate 3.5
Magazine Size 20
Reload Time 2.3
Structure Damage 34
Scoped Assault Rifle
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Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 94.5
Damage 27
Fire Rate 3.5
Magazine Size 20
Reload Time 2.2
Structure Damage 36

Former Rarity[edit | edit source]

Scoped Assault Rifle
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Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 98
Damage 28
Fire Rate 3.5
Magazine Size 20
Reload Time 2.1
Structure Damage 38

Classic Textures (before 11.20)[edit | edit source]


Availability[edit | edit source]

Scoped 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 4.2% 4.2% n/a n/a
Epic 1.6% 1.6% n/a n/a

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

Rarity Chest Loot Floor Loot Supply Drop Supply Llama
Rare 0.81% 0.21% n/a n/a
Epic 0.31% 0.08% n/a n/a


Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • Scoped Assault Rifles give players of the Mobile version a big advantage due to a large amount of aim assist present on the mobile version.
  • The fast and accurate damage output of the gun makes it viable at ranges where assault rifles and sniper rifles are typically used.
  • Carrying a Scoped Assault Rifle and a normal Assault Rifle can be a beneficial tactic as the player will have a 100% accurate long-range weapon and a slightly less accurate medium-range weapon, giving them an advantage against players who only carry one of the same kind.
  • Despite its ability to fight at medium range, carrying only a Scoped Assault Rifle is not recommended as it fires slowly, giving opponents who use a faster firing weapon an advantage at closer ranges.
  • Its magazine size of 20 is slightly limiting if holding down the trigger. This is generally advised against, as the gun is best used when carefully aiming shots as a long-range weapon rather than firing haphazardly, which is often effective and costly in ammo.
  • Its damage makes it unsuitable for destroying buildings at anything below very long ranges.
  • The gun's damage against players should not be underestimated, as it can eliminate a non-shielded enemy in four shots.
  • It is generally not advised to use the gun without aiming down sights, as it is extremely inaccurate if fired without aiming.

Pros and Cons[edit | edit source]

Scoped Assault Rifle
Pros Cons
When aimed down, the weapon has 100% accuracy. It is slow for an extremely accurate weapon
Barely any recoil is present, even when going to full auto mode. Close range fights are not worth it.
It can be a substitute for a Sniper Rifle or other Scoped Weapon It cannot knock buildings fast enough.

Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch 8.11 (March 20, 2019)
  • Scoped Assault Rifle adjustments
    • Increased base damage from 24/23 to 27/26.

Patch 7.20 (January 15, 2019)

  • Rarity color adjustments
Scoped AR decreased from Rare/Epic to Uncommon/Rare

Patch 4.4 (June 12, 2018)

Renamed ‘Assault Rifle with Scope’ to ‘Scoped Assault Rifle’

4.3 Content Update (June 5, 2018)

  • Damage fall-off vs. structures removed for Rifles, SMGs, Pistols, and LMGs.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The rifle is loosely inspired by the CZ 805 BREN rifle, with some duct tape on the front, and also bears some resemblance to the Galil ACE. The sides have a skull and some lines on it indicating it eliminated 12 enemies.
    • Its configuration would make the weapon a Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR), a dedicated type of weapon that bridges the capabilities of a general-purpose combat rifle with a sniper rifle.
    • The Scoped Assault Rifle could also be loosely based off of the HK416 rifle.
  • The Thermal Scoped Assault Rifle was an upgraded Epic and Legendary version of this weapon, but was vaulted on the initial patch of Fortnite Season 9.
  • The Epic variant or the weapon is the same as the current Rare variant.
  • In the 11.10 update, The Uncommon variant now have 15 Magazine and the damage was buffed to 34, While the Rare deals 36 damage which is the same damage of the Epic Thermal Assault Rifle, This might be a hint that the weapon may be unvaulted. There are Common and Epic and Legendary leaked varaints of the weapon. If the weapon releases, the current Uncommon and Rare will be converted to Rare and Epic.

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