Fortnite Battle Royale - All You Need to Know: The Heavy Shotgun!

This is it! The day you have all been waiting for! Epic Games have finally added a new shotgun – The Heavy Shotgun! Why is this so special? Because everyone loves the shotgun, and now there is a new member to the family. Here, you will learn all you need to know about the newest Battle Royale weapon.

The Heavy Shotgun

This masterpiece is presented to us as either epic, or legendary. Aside from the increased damage, players are choosing the Heavy Shotgun over the Tactical Shotgun because of the added range. This makes you a greater threat, at an even greater distance. While it's no Hunting Rifle, you will still be able to beat down opponents from the next house over at Retail Row.

However, it appears that the old “Double Pump” tactic is once again viable with the Heavy Shotgun. Players are able to switch back and forth between two Heavy Shotguns in order to cancel the fire rate delay. If you ask me, this provides an unfair advantage that is potentially worse than it was with the Pump Shotgun.

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Overall, even with the possible Double Heavy being viable, I am still excited to have a new shotgun in the game. If you have had the opportunity to test the Heavy Shotgun for yourself, tell us what you think in the comments below!