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What is Critical Damage in Fortnite?

Can you focus enough on the head?

The battle royale game Fortnite, which is well-known and constantly changing, never ceases to delight players with intriguing new features. With the launch of Fortnite Web Battles, a number of captivating quests with alluring rewards based on the Spider-Verse have emerged. But completing these quests can be challenging, especially if you're unfamiliar with Critical Damage. We've created this guide to help you understand what is Critical Damage in Fortnite.

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I've learned from playing the game that it's essential to aim as accurately as possible. It's crucial to practice your aim and concentrate primarily on hitting targets in the head if you want to finish this quest more quickly and deal critical damage. You greatly improve your chances of dealing critical damage and dispatching your opponents quickly by aiming for the head. You'll play the game better overall and be able to move through the quest more quickly if you can master this skill.

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How to calculate the multiplier for Critical Damage in Fortnite?

Critical Hits deal more damage to enemies and are denoted by yellow numbers rather than the more common white numbers. In Fortnite, each weapon has a unique Critical Hit multiplier that controls how much extra damage is dealt during a Critical Hit. A weapon with a Critical Hit multiplier of 2 will, for instance, deal twice as much damage on a critical hit as it would on a regular hit. Simply multiply the base damage of your weapon by the Critical Hit multiplier to determine the actual Critical Damage.

These are the multiplier for the most used weapons in Fortnite right now:

  • DMR Combra 1.65x
  • Heavy Sniper Rifle 2.5x
  • Combat Shotgun 1.75x
  • Overclocked Pulse Rifle 1.5x
  • Havoc Pump Shotgun 2x
  • Twin Mag SMG 1.5x

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Raul Cosmin is a Contributing Writer at Pro Game Guides who has been immersed in gaming for over a decade. He is a passionate gamer, a die-hard fan of Fortnite, and an expert in mechanics and strategies for multiple titles in the competitive FPS scene. Though Raul has only been writing professionally for less than a year, his love for gaming—and the industry broadly—are long-standing and infectious. Raul is thrilled to continue his exciting gaming career here at PGG, and he hopes you follow along to see his latest and greatest guides!

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