The Best Weapons in Apex Legends

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The Best Weapons in Apex Legends

Apex Legends is a very popular game that is known for its unique guns. Hence, here is a tier list of the best weapons in Apex Legends, according to us

Apex Legends is a game renowned for its movement and gunplay. The guns in the game are unlike the ones in any other game. Apex is unique because gun battles are longer than most other games. Skill on a particular weapon can be more important than the enemies’ weapon stats. Therefore knowing which guns are good and easy to master will always be very important.

Apex Legends is a battle royale that is at Season 19 currently. Being a game renowned for its gunplay, it is important to know what guns are best for dominating the game. This tier list shows the ranking of each weapon and its viability in the game.

We’ll be ranking and breaking down the top ten guns in the game.

The Best Weapons In Apex Legends – The Tier List

Apex currently has 29 guns in the game. Each gun is unique from the other. They have different recoil curves to learn and different forms of damage output. They also feature the satisfaction of shooting influencing the ranking of weapons. No gun in the game is F-tier as none of them are unusable and all of them have some function in the game.

The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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S R-301, Flatline, Car SMG, EVA-8 Auto, Wingman, Prowler
A+ Havoc, Peacekeeper, R-99, Kraber
A L-Star, Sentinel, Mastiff,  Nemesis, Hemlock,30-30 Repeater, Volt SMG, Triple Take, Bocek Bow
B Spitfire, Longbow, Alternator, Charge Rifle, Rampage, G7 Scout
C Mozambique, Devotion LMG, RE-45
D P2020


The A+ tier represents guns a little better than the A tier but is not good enough to be an S tier.


Apex Legends is a game where close-range encounters reign supreme. The guns in this tier allow versatility in both ranged combat and close-quarters tussles.

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The R-301

The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • DPS: 176
  • RPM: 810
  • Magazine: 18/20/25/28

The R-301 is the granddaddy of all assault rifles in Apex. It is a light gun and has the most widely available ammo type. The gun has an easy-to-master recoil pattern and does solid damage on all ranges. The gun also features a single-shot mode which allows enemies to be gunned down from long ranges.


The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • DPS: 180
  • RPM: 600
  • Magazine: 20/25/28/30

The Flatline is the heavier version of the R-301. It has a harder recoil pattern but a larger mag size. It can do more damage than the 301 once it is mastered but it is not as reliable.


The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • DPS: 202
  • RPM: 930
  • Magazine: 19/21/23/26

The C.A.R. is the first Sub-Machine Gun (SMG) to make our list. It is a unique gun as it allows both light and heavy ammo to be used in it. Therefore it has more versatility. Adding to that, it has a great DPS and is easy to learn making it a top-tier gun.

EVA-8 Auto

The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • DPS: 134 / 146 / 155 / 167
  • RPM: 144 / 156 / 166 / 179
  • Magazine: 8

The EVA-8 is a full auto shotgun in Apex Legends. A shotgun does not follow the traditional DPS form in the game as the kind of bolt used has a lot to do with it. However, the gun being full auto provides a unique advantage to it over the other shotguns. It is easier to use while hip firing and does consistent damage to an enemy.


The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • RPM: 156
  • DPS: 130
  • Magazine: 9/Boosted Loader 12

The Wingman is a care package weapon in Apex Legends. It is the best pistol in the game. While difficult to aim, the gun has unparalleled power providing 45 damage with each shot. The gun also has a boosted loader feature which gives it additional ammo in its magazine when reloaded at the right time.

Prowler SMG

The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
Credit: Z League
  • DPS: 167 Burst/ 212 Auto
  • RPM: 627 Burst/ 795 Auto
  • Magazine: 35

The Prowler is another care package weapon. The gun features an auto and burst mode. Each mode has its viability in combat. The gun can shred through enemies in both mid and close range.

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A+ Tier


The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • DPS: 202
  • RPM: 672
  • Magazine: 24 / 28 / 32 / 36

The Havoc is the first energy weapon to be featured. The Havoc is a gun that does high damage with each bullet it fires. It is extremely easy to get a handle on and once mastered, it is one of the strongest guns in the game. The gun also has a turbocharger mod which gets rid of its wind-up time and makes it the strongest gun in the game.


The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • DPS: 73 / 78 / 83 / 84/
  • Disruptor Rounds 89 / 95 / 101 / 103
  • RPM: 44 / 47 / 50 / 51
  • Magazine: 5

The peacekeeper is the strongest shotgun in the game. The only reason why it's not an S-tier gun is that it is a little difficult to learn. Getting consistent shots from it is difficult. However, the shots hit like a truck. With the addition of disruptor rounds, the gun shreds through body armor. It can also choke its bullets allowing for a tighter more damaging shot.


The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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  • DPS: 216
  • RPM: 1080
  • Magazine: 17 / 20 / 23 / 26

The R-99 is one of the best guns Apex has to offer. It has consistently been an S-tier weapon over the years. The gun was knocked down to A+ this season because of a nerf it got for being too good. The gun has a smaller magazine size now. The gun also has crazy recoil and every single shot counts because of the lower mag size.


The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
Credit: Z League
  • DPS: 58
  • RPM: 25
  • Magazine: 4

The Kraber is the most damaging gun in the game. A headshot can take down enemies with one shot if they are not at the highest armor tier. The gun is only in A+ because it used to one-tap enemies before. The gun is already difficult to master and one-tapping enemies was the ultimate reward for getting good at the game.

This covers the top guns in the game as it is right now. All the guns are extremely viable and depending on the situation, some of the A-tier guns can also be as good as the A+ tier guns.

The Best Weapons in Apex Legends
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