Fortnite Burst Assault Rifle (Famas) Damage, Stats, Clip Size, Rarities, Where-to Find!

The new burst assault rifle adds the two missing rarities to the burst rifle!

The burst rifle is a new addition to Fortnite: Battle Royale. We cover all of the information about this weapon with damage, stats, magazine size, rarities, where-to find it, and tips and tricks that should help you master this gun.

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Release Date: May 16th, 2018 (Was delayed and rescheduled for the 16th)

Keep in mind that this weapon is unconfirmed right now. It was first rumored when it was found in a patch by Fortnite Tracker, and then the official Fortnite Twitter account tweeted the following:

A new week, a new patch! v4.2 is gliding in May 15, with downtime beginning at 4am ET (08:00 GMT). Burst onto the battlefield, tomorrow. - Source

I think this is going to be a really good weapon and will compete against the SCAR for end game viability. The blue burst assault rifle was already a solid choice and could at times compete with the purple SCAR. Once assault rifles got damage drop off and had their headshot damage reduced, it fell back a bit in popularity. Now with purple and gold versions of a likely more accurate gun coming out, this will for sure be a popular choice.

Burst Assault Rifle Ammo Type & Magazine Size

The burst assault uses medium ammo and has a 30 round magazine with a 2.5 second reload time for epic and 2.5 seconds for the legendary version.

Burst Assault Rifle Damage & Stats

The burst assault rifle does 32 / 33 (Epic/Legendary) to the body and 64 / 66 (Epic/Legendary) damage for each head shot.

Burst Assault Rifle Where-to Find

The burst assault rifle comes in epic and legendary versions. You'll be able to find these in Floor Loot, Treasure Chests, Supply Drops, and Vending Machines.

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  1. I would take a blue burst over a purple scar any day

  2. Wait so the burst fires in bursts of three right? So, if you think about it the gold bullpup can pretty much kill some one with no shield in in one burst of 3. So if someone was behind a tree and their peeking even if your aim isn’t that good you could basically kill someone with no shield, then go back into cover.

    1. Also can pretty much kill people with three head shots for people with good aim, kind of overpowered.

      1. Pretty much. I’d take a burst over normal assault rifle. It’s much better.