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Ammunition
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Ammunition is used in all weapons other than melee and consumables. In Save the World, it can be crafted either from the inventory view or any time by holding down the reload button as long as the player has the resources needed. It can also be found in many locations on mission maps, sometimes hidden in plants or trash. Often, ammo can be found rather openly in ammunition boxes.[1] In Battle Royale, ammunition can be found from floor loot, chests, ammo boxes and supply drops, but unlike in Save the World, it can't be crafted. In addition, players can carry up to 999 ammo of any kind, with a few exceptions. You can only carry 12 rocket ammo in pubs and you can only carry 60 in Creative and Battle Lab/Playground.

Every ranged weapon needs a certain kind of ammo. Players should check their Inventory and which ammo will fit their current equipment.

During v7.20, all ammo types (excluding Hooks and Arrows) have been re-textured to match the design of when dropped on the ground (for example, rockets will now show a rocket with the angry eyes and mouth).

Battle Royale[edit | edit source]

Light bullets icon.png Light Bullets[edit | edit source]

Light Bullets are generally used in SMGs or Pistols, to a few exceptions like the Minigun or Tactical AR. They are usually found in stacks of 18 (formerly 12 before Patch 4.3) in their corresponding loot types, except for Miniguns, where stacks of 90(formally 60)are provided instead.

Light Bullets
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Details
Max. Stack 999

Medium bullets icon.pngMedium Bullets[edit | edit source]

Medium Bullets are generally used by Assault Rifles. The Automatic Sniper Rifle and some Pistols use this ammo.

Medium Bullets
Medium Bullets.png
Details
Max. Stack 999

Heavy bullets icon.png Heavy Bullets[edit | edit source]

Heavy bullets are typically used in Sniper Rifles, though the Hand Cannon and the Flint-Knock pistol also uses this ammo too. This is the highest caliber in weapons and is effective from long range. They are typically used by weapons with low fire rate and very high damage per shot. The lowest damage is 75 and the highest firerate's 0.8.

Heavy Bullets
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Details
Max. Stack 999

Shells 'n' slugs icon.png Shells 'n' Slugs[edit | edit source]

Shells 'n' Slugs are used by Shotguns only (with the Boom Bow being an exception). They are usually found in stacks of 4 or 8 (previously 5 or 10) in their corresponding loot type.

Shells 'n' Slugs
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Details
Max. Stack 999

Rockets icon.png Rockets[edit | edit source]

Used by rocket launchers. Unlike other ammo in BR, you cannot carry up to 999 of the same kind, which would make explosive weapons too overpowered if you do, so the max you can carry is 12, while on creative it can go up to 60.

Rockets
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Details
Max. Stack 12 (Battle Royale)
Rockets
Rockets.png
Details
Max. Stack 60 (in Creative)

Energy cells icon.png Energy Cells[edit | edit source]

This ammo is not really used in Battle Royale. The first ever weapon to include this ammo is the Zapotron, while 7 seasons later with a promotion for Avengers: Endgame, it was used for Chitauri's rifles. In the Star Wars promotion event during the first season of Chapter 2, it was also used in First Order Blaster Rifles and this gun was the second gun being in core gamemodes (Solo, Duos & Squads), the Zapotron being the 1st. This ammo is infinite, which means you do not have to hold this ammo for those guns to work.

Energy Cells
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Details
Max. Stack

Guns associated :

Zapotron
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Details
Bullet Type Energy cells icon.png
DPS 150
Damage 150
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 4
Reload Time 2.1
Structure Damage 1000
Chitauri Energy Launcher
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Details
Bullet Type Energy cells icon.png
DPS 100
Damage 100
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size Infinite
Reload Time 1.2
Structure Damage 25
Chitauri Laser Rifle
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Details
Bullet Type Energy cells icon.png
DPS 337.5
Damage 75
Fire Rate 4.5
Magazine Size Infinite
Reload Time 2.4
Structure Damage 25
First Order Blaster Rifle
First Order Blaster Rifle icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Energy cells icon.png
DPS 108
Damage 30
Fire Rate 3.6
Magazine Size Until blaster needs to cool down
Reload Time 3
Structure Damage 30

Arrows icon.png Arrows[edit | edit source]

Arrows are a kind of ammunition that are infinite. They are used for Crossbows.

Arrows
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Details
Max. Stack

Guns associated

Crossbow
Crossbow icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Arrows icon.png
DPS 45
Damage 75
Fire Rate 0.6
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 2.6
Structure Damage 1
Crossbow
Crossbow icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Arrows icon.png
DPS 47.4
Damage 79
Fire Rate 0.6
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 2.5
Structure Damage 1
Cupid's Crossbow
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Details
Bullet Type Arrows icon.png
DPS 47.4
Damage 79
Fire Rate 0.6
Magazine Size 5
Reload Time 2.6
Structure Damage 1
Fiend Hunter Crossbow
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Details
Bullet Type Arrows icon.png
DPS 72
Damage 40
Fire Rate 1.8
Magazine Size 7
Reload Time 2.5
Structure Damage 1

Party Royale[edit | edit source]

Arrows
Arrows icon.png
Details
Max. Stack 99 (Party Royale)

In Party Royale, you don't have infinite ammo but you have 99. You can replenish ammo by constantly using the Plunger Bow vending machine.

Plunger Bow[edit | edit source]
Plunger Bow
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Details
Bullet Type Arrows icon.png
DPS 5
Damage 5
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.25
Structure Damage 0

OnTheHookEmote.png Hooks[edit | edit source]

Hooks are the ammunition type used by Grapplers & Harpoon Gun. It is unobtainable because each gun that uses this ammo has their own uses. Generally, every weapon that uses this ammo has 10 hooks. Guns associated

Harpoon Gun
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Details
Bullet Type OnTheHookEmote.png
DPS 75
Damage 75
Fire Rate 1.0
Magazine Size 10
Structure Damage 150
Grappler
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Details
Bullet Type OnTheHookEmote.png
Fire Rate 1.0
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 1.3
Jules' Glider Gun
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Details
Bullet Type OnTheHookEmote.png
Fire Rate 1.0
Magazine Size
Reload Time 1.3
Batman Grapnel Gun
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Details
Bullet Type OnTheHookEmote.png
Fire Rate 1.0
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 1.3

Save the World[edit | edit source]

Light bullets icon.png Light Bullets[edit | edit source]

Light Bullets are generally used in weapons that use low caliber bullets such as the Siegebreaker and Bobcat. It is typically used in weapons with a high rate of fire. You can carry up to 6000 light bullets at a time.

Light Bullets
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Details
Max. Stack 6,000
Crafting
Wood Metal Nuts' n bolts Result
10x Wood icon.png 4x Metal icon.png 2x Nuts 'n' bolts icon.png 60x Light Bullets.png

Medium bullets icon.pngMedium Bullets[edit | edit source]

In Save the World, up to 4000 medium bullets can be carried. Medium Bullets are used by weapons using mid-range caliber bullets, typically with balanced firepower and rate of fire. Some weapons that use Medium Bullets are the Grave Digger, Wraith, Lynx and many more.

Medium Bullets
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Details
Max. Stack 4,000
Crafting
Wood Metal Nuts' n bolts Result
10x Wood icon.png 4x Metal icon.png 2x Nuts 'n' bolts icon.png 40x Medium Bullets.png

Heavy bullets icon.png Heavy Bullets[edit | edit source]

Heavy bullets are typically used in slow and powerful weapons. You can carry up to 1000 heavy bullets at a time.

Heavy Bullets
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Details
Max. Stack 1,000
Crafting
Wood Metal Nuts' n bolts Result
10x Wood icon.png 4x Metal icon.png 2x Nuts 'n' bolts icon.png 10x Heavy Bullets.png

Shells 'n' slugs icon.png Shells 'n' Slugs[edit | edit source]

Shells 'n' Slugs, as the name suggests, are used by weapons that use all types of shells, such as buckshot or slugs. A maximum of 1200 shells 'n' slugs can be held at a time.

Shells 'n' Slugs
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Details
Max. Stack 1,200
Crafting
Wood Metal Nuts' n bolts Result
10x Wood icon.png 4x Metal icon.png 2x Nuts 'n' bolts icon.png 12x Shells.png

Rockets icon.png Rockets[edit | edit source]

Rockets are mainly used in explosive weapons such as the Trash Cannon Launcher or Santa's Little Helper. A maximum of 150 Rocket Ammo can be held at a time.

Rockets
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Details
Max. Stack 150
To be filled.
Ingredient 1 2 3 Result

Energy cells icon.png Energy Cells[edit | edit source]

Energy cells are primarily found in Save the World, used in weapons that use a power source instead of traditional bullets. You can carry up to 3000 energy cells at a time.

Energy Cell
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Details
Max. Stack 3,000
Crafting
Nuts n' Bolts Batteries Blast Powder Result
5x Nuts 'n' bolts icon.png
1x Batteries icon.png
1x Blast powder icon.png
100x Energy Cell.png

Charges[edit | edit source]

Charges are not like ammo. Those "ammo" are rechargeable and mostly used by Consumables like the TNTina's Ka-Boom Bow, Bandage Bazooka, Creepin' Cardboard or every consumable that made it into Spy Games.

Instead of having a set amount of items in your inventory and when used it gets rid of the item in your inventory, charges does the opposite.

All items that uses charges as their "ammo" are dropped in stacks of 5. Once used, a reload icon will show up on top of the items' icon slot in your inventory, and if used five times, the item stays in your inventory, but you have to wait for another charge to reload, taking around 20 seconds.

TNTina's Ka-Boom Bow
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Details
Bullet Type Tntina's ka-boom bow icon.png
DPS 115
Damage 115
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 5 Charges (Recharges automatically)
Reload Time 1.25
Structure Damage 50
Bandage Bazooka
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Details
Magazine Size 5 (Recharges automatically)
Total Healing 15-100
Max. Stack 1 (2 slot)

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Note those are not external links, they just bypass redirects

  • Light bullets icon.png Light Bullets
    • They represent the 9mm calibers or smaller calibers than the 9mm caliber, probably the 9x19 "Parabellum", or "Luger" ammunition.
  • Medium bullets icon.png Medium Bullets
    • The mid-caliber ammo would be based on the NATO 7.62x51mm ammo, or it can alternatively be called the .308 Winchester, as both calibers have basically no difference in between them.
    • What is unusual in-game is that while the new UI icon for the mid-calibre bullets shows them as regular ammo, the old UI icon shown them as being hollow-point.
  • Heavy bullets icon.png Heavy Bullets
    • The icon for heavy bullets probably resembles a colourless-tip .50 BMG round.
  • Shells 'n' slugs icon.png Shells 'n' Slugs (also knows as Shells in BR)
    • As the description in Save the World suggests, it is for weapons that use all types of shells, such as buckshot, birdshot, or slugs. The only weapon that is not a Shotgun that uses Shells 'n' Slugs is the Boom Bow. Based on a 12-gauge round filled with #00 buckshot for shotguns.
  • Rockets icon.png Rockets
    • In Save the World, rocket launchers instead of launching 1 rocket and use 1 rocket ammo, they still fire 1 rocket but uses 3 rocket ammo at a time.
  • Energy cells icon.png Energy Cells
    • In Battle Royale, the Zapotron was the first gun to use this ammo. However, due it being extremely overpowered it was vaulted in the same day.
    • Battle Royale will most likely add weapons with this ammo in promotions. Furthermore, it cannot be seen in a player's inventory.
  • Arrows icon.png Arrows
    • In Party Royale you can only get 99, unlike in Battle Royale & Creative you have an infinite amount.
    • Cannot be seen in a player's inventory.
    • It's the only Uncommon ammo.
      • When dropped using glitches, on the ground they look like Medium bullets icon.png Medium Bullets, when pinged however the ping symbol will have the Arrows icon.png icon.
  • OnTheHookEmote.png Hooks

Changes[edit | edit source]

Patch Notes[edit | edit source]

4.3 Content Update (June 5, 2018)
  • Battle Royale
    • Ammo availability adjusted
    • Light Ammo stack sizes increased from 12 to 18.
    • Explosive Ammo availability decreased 50%.

References[edit | edit source]