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Disambig.png This article is about the Battle Royale weapon. For Save The World scoped assault rifles, see Surgical Rifles.
Scoped Assault Rifle
Legendary Scoped AR icon.png
Details
Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced Patch 1.6.3 Rare and Epic, Patch 7.20 Uncommon, Patch 14.00 Legendary.
Last Adjustment Patch 14.20
Vaulted Patch 11.0

Scoped Assault Rifle (formerly Assault Rifle with Scope until Patch 4.4) is an Assault Rifle in Battle Royale that is available in Epic and Legendary variants. The Uncommon and Rare variants currently are vaulted. 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 while scoping, and fires moderately damaging bullets continuously. Its damage has a drop-off at range (the minimum being about 22 with the Uncommon)

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

on the beginning of fortnite the Rareare and Epic scoped assault rifle were shooting fire rate 3.5 and it was overpowered until they fixed it on season 8 or 9

It was 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. Now it is more like a downgraded Thermal Scoped AR (similar fire rate, less damage, the same reload & magazine, no thermal view, damage drop-off)

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

In Patch 12.20, the Scoped AR was reintroduced for Spy Games, with changed stats. The Rare and the new Epic and Legendary Scoped Assault Rifle was unvaulted in the Spy Games LTMs during the Spy Games event in Chapter 2, Season 2, the Uncommon variant did not get unvaulted though.

The Epic and Legendary variants can be still obtained in Creative by a glitch.

In Patch 14.0, the Uncommon and Rare Scoped Assault Rifle has been unvaulted with the reintroduction of the Epic variant and a new Legendary variant. The Epic Scoped Assault Rifle's model and texture also has updated to look like the Legendary.

With Patch 14.20, the Uncommon and Rare variants of the Scoped Assault Rifle have returned to the Vault. It may have been vaulted because not a lot of people were using those variants of the Scoped Assault Rifle.


Stats[edit | edit source]

Scoped Assault Rifle
Legendary Scoped AR icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 72
Damage 36
Fire Rate 2
Magazine Size 20
Reload Time 2.2
Structure Damage 36
Scoped Assault Rifle
Legendary Scoped AR icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 74
Damage 37
Fire Rate 2
Magazine Size 20
Reload Time 2.1
Structure Damage 37

Vaulted Variants[edit | edit source]

Scoped Assault Rifle
New Scoped Assault Rifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 64
Damage 32
Fire Rate 2
Magazine Size 15
Reload Time 2.4
Structure Damage 32
Scoped Assault Rifle
New Scoped Assault Rifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 68
Damage 34
Fire Rate 2
Magazine Size 15
Reload Time 2.3
Structure Damage 34

Missing Variants[edit | edit source]

Scoped Assault Rifle
New Scoped Assault Rifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 60
Damage 30
Fire Rate 2
Magazine Size 15
Reload Time 2.5
Structure Damage 30
Scoped Assault Rifle
Legendary Scoped AR icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 76
Damage 38
Fire Rate 2
Magazine Size 15
Reload Time 2.0
Structure Damage 38

Former Stats[edit | edit source]

Patch 8.11 to Patch 11.00[edit | edit source]

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


Sound[edit | edit source]

  • Uncommon and Rare Scoped Assault Rifle Pullout

  • Uncommon and Rare Scoped Assault Rifle Shooting

  • Uncommon and Rare Scoped Assault Rifle Reload

  • Uncommon and Rare Scoped Assault Rifle Pickup

  • Uncommon and Rare Scoped Assault Rifle Drop

  • Epic and Legendary Scoped Assault Rifle Pullout

  • Epic and Legendary Scoped Assault Rifle Shooting

  • Epic and Legendary Scoped Assault Rifle Reload

  • Epic and Legendary Scoped Assault Rifle Pickup

  • Epic and Legendary Scoped Assault Rifle Drop

Textures[edit | edit source]

Patch Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
After 14.0 New Scoped Assault Rifle.png Legendary Scoped AR icon.png
After 12.1 New Scoped Assault Rifle.png Legendary Scoped AR icon.png
Before 11.0
Didn't Exist.

Availability[edit | edit source]

Chapter 1[edit | edit source]

Rarities/Ways to Obtain Chest Floor Loot
Uncommon
Rare
Epic

Chapter 2[edit | edit source]

Rarities/Ways to Obtain Chest Rare Chest Floor Loot Supply Drop
Uncommon
Rare
Epic
Legendary

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 15 or 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]

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 Notes[edit | edit source]

Patch 14.0

Unvaulted

  • Scoped Assault Rifle (All variants)

Patch 12.10 Spy Games

  • Added damage fall-off for all variants
  • Uncommon and Rare Scoped Assault Rifle magazine size decreased from 20 to 15
  • Fire rate decreased from 3.5 to 2.0
  • Damage increased from 26/27 to 32/34
  • Epic variant unvaulted (Spy Games)
    • Damage increased from 28 to 36
    • Fire rate decreased from 3.5 to 2.0
  • Legendary variant added
    • New model and icon
    • Magazine size of 20, fire rate of 2.0, 38 damage per bullet

Patch 11.20 (Date?)

  • Scoped Assault Rifle icon updated

Patch 11.00 (October 15, 2019)

  • Scoped Assault Rifle vaulted

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.

Vault Log[edit | edit source]

Update/Patch Vault Unvault
7.20 Epic
11.0 Uncommon & Rare
14.0 Uncommon, Rare, Epic & Legendary

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 Scoped Assault Rifle also resembles the QTS-11, A Chinese Scoped Assault Rifle which can shoot special Airburst Grenades. However, this version obviously cannot shoot grenades.
    • The Scoped Assault Rifle's Epic and Legendary version closely resembles the SL-8.
  • Although the Uncommon and Rare (And the Epic variant before version 14.00) icons changed into a new model of the Scoped Assault Rifle in the art design of Chapter 2, the weapon itself remains with the Chapter 1 styled model.
  • 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 Legendary Scoped Assault Rifle deals more damage than a Legendary Assault Rifle and the same damage of a Rare Heavy Assault Rifle and Legendary Burst Assault Rifle.
  • The Epic and the Legendary variants of the Scoped AR have the same equip sound as the Epic and Legendary Burst ARs.
  • The Scoped Assault Rifle is the second vaulted weapon to get a new texture. The first being the Compact SMG.
  • It has a little less damage drop off at range than the other assault rifles. The Legendary Assault Rifle and the Epic Scoped Assault Rifle has 36 damage, but the AR has 24 for + 100 metres and the Scoped AR has 25 for + 100 metres, the same with the Epic Suppressed Assault Rifle and the Uncommon Scoped Assault Rifle with 32 damage, but the Suppressed AR deals 21 for + 100 metres and the Scoped AR has 22 for + 100 metres.