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Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR gif.gif
Details
Category Battle Royale Weapons
History
Introduced Patch 3.1.0
Last Adjustment Patch 13.00
Vaulted Patch 9.20, Patch 10.31, Patch 14.00

Hunting Rifle was a Sniper Rifle in Battle Royale. It is available in Uncommon, Rare, Epic and Legendary variants and has a head shot multiplier of 2.5x. It uses Heavy Bullets.

The Hunting Rifle has been added to the Vault on Patch 9.20, making it exclusively available in Creative, Playground, One Shot, and Sniper Shootout. It was vaulted to reduce the amount of Sniper Rifles in the game. However on 10.00 Content Update, the Hunting Rifle was unvaulted but could only be found in Tilted Town. With the removal of Tilted Town in the Batman Update, the Hunting Rifle has been added back to the vault.

The Hunting Rifle's Rare variant has been unvaulted once again on Patch 11.3. It can only be found from Presents!. However the Hunting Rifle has been added to the vault on 11.31 Content Update #3 once again because of Winterfest ending and the Presents! being vaulted.

On Patch 12.00, the Epic and Legendary variants have been added to the game. It is currently only obtainable in Battle Lab if you set the loot pool to Sniper Shootout or One Shot and the actual Sniper Shootout and One Shot LTM.

On Patch 13.0, the Hunting Rifle has been unvaulted, replacing the Heavy Sniper Rifle and Suppressed Sniper Rifle in the main modes (in Team Rumble, the Suppressed Sniper is still there), and the Epic and Legendary variants received a brand new look.

On Patch 14.0, the Hunting Rifle has been vaulted again. However, it remains unvaulted on iOS and macOS devices due to them being stuck on Patch 13.40

Before Patch 15.50, the Epic and Legendary Hunting Rifle was obtainable in Creative trough a glitch.

Now only the Uncommon and Rare variants are avaliable in Creative

Stats

Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 68.8
Damage 86
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.9
Structure Damage 86
Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 72.8
Damage 91
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.8
Structure Damage 91
Hunting Rifle
LegendaryHuntingRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 76.8
Damage 96
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.7
Structure Damage 96
Hunting Rifle
LegendaryHuntingRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 80
Damage 100
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.6
Structure Damage 100

Former Stats

Patch 12.00 - Patch 13.00

Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 68.8
Damage 86
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.9
Structure Damage 86
Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 72.8
Damage 91
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.8
Structure Damage 91
Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 76.8
Damage 96
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.6
Structure Damage 96
Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 80
Damage 100
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.5
Structure Damage 100

From Patch 12.00 to Patch 13.00, the Epic and Legendary variants shared the same icon as the Uncommon and Rare variants. The Chapter 2 - Season 2 update increased the Rare variant's base damage from 90 to 91.

Patch 8.00 - Patch 12.00

Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 68.8
Damage 86
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.9
Structure Damage 86
Hunting Rifle
Hunting Rifle BR.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 72
Damage 90
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.8
Structure Damage 90

With Patch 8.00, the icon for the Hunting Rifle has been made smaller.

Patch 3.10 - Patch 8.00

Hunting Rifle
Bolt-action rifle icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 68.8
Damage 86
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.9
Structure Damage 86
Hunting Rifle
Bolt-action rifle icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 72
Damage 90
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.8
Structure Damage 90


Sound

  • Hunting Rifle Pullout

  • Hunting Rifle Shooting

  • Hunting Rifle Reload

  • Hunting Rifle Pickup

  • Hunting Rifle Drop

Availability

Chapter 1

Rarity Chest Floor Loot
Uncommon
Rare

Chapter 2, Season 3

Rarity Chest Rare Chest Floor Loot Upgrading Fishing (Spots) Eliminating GHOST Henchman GHOST Henchman Chest
Uncommon
Rare
Epic
Legendary

Textures

Patch Uncommon Rare Epic Legendary
After 13.0 Hunting Rifle BR.png LegendaryHuntingRifle.png
Before 13.0
Before 12.0 Hunting Rifle BR.png "Didn't exist"
Before 8.0 Bolt-action rifle icon.png "Didn't exist"

Strategy

  • Since the Hunting Rifle doesn't have a scope, it is hard to hit long shots (+150 Meters for example), but it is very effective in medium ranged combats. You can try to start a fight with a hit, so the opponent starts with a significant lower health.
  • The bullet drop of the Hunting Rifle is very low, starting to fall at approximately 150 meters, similar to the Heavy Sniper Rifle, consider this while trying to go for a long shot.
  • Because of its bullet spread, reload time, and decent damage, it is the go-to-weapon for most players in sniper only modes and noscoping.
  • The Epic and Legendary Hunting Rifles has much better accuracy than the Uncommon and Rare variants, so you can hit noscopes with a way better chance of hitting that shot.

Changes

Patch Notes

Patch 14.00
  • Vaulted ALL variants.

Patch 13.00

10.00 Content Update

  • Unvaulted both variants
    • Though, they can only be found in Tilted Town.

Patch 9.20

  • Vaulted both variants.

Patch 8.00

  • Texture got changed to be less blurry

Patch 4.00

  • New reload animation
    • Still the same in Save the World

Vault Log

Patch Vault Unvault
9.2 Uncommon & Rare
10.0 Uncommon & Rare

(Only found in Tilted Town)

10.31 Uncommon & Rare

(Tilted Town being gone)

13.0 Uncommon & Rare
14.0 Uncommon, Rare, Epic & Legendary
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