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How To Master The Charge Shotgun In Fortnite Season 3

How to get better at using the Charge Shotgun in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3? Get some essential tips in this guide.

The Charge Shotgun in Fortnite is a new introduction that lets you power up and fires your shots for added damage. A lot of players have been preferring to use this weapon over the other options. If you want to get better at using this weapon, read this guide on how to master the charged shotgun in Fortnite.

How To Master The Charge Shotgun In Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3

The Charge Shotgun, while phenomenal, is still a shotgun so use it as one for starters. You will need to be precise but with the additional benefit of the spread, you do not have to have your opponents straight down the barrel.

You can find the Charged Up Shotgun on the floor, this makes finding the gun easy and available to a lot of players that will

Shotguns have always been overpowered and we have seen in the past players obliterating others with the tactical shotgun and the pump shotgun as well.

So it makes sense to know that the Charge Shotgun is going to outperform most of the guns available in the game, but to master the shotgun you will have to keep a few things in mind when wielding this weapon.

Always Keep The Shotgun Charged Up

If you have a weapon that you can charge up, it makes sense that you keep it charged up all the time.

  • All you have to do to charge it up is hold down your aim button and you will see the gun’s meter charge up quickly.
  • You can cause a total of 120 damage this is good if you are looking to one-shot kill your opponents.

Use this to destroy take down structures quickly. Keep in mind that there is a considerable cool down after you pull the trigger so make those shots count.

Charge Shotgun damage stats

Like all weapons in Fortnite, the rarity of the Charge Shotgun determines the power it can wield and as you go up from Common to Mythic you will see a considerable difference in damage.

Rarity                               Damage (per pellet)                          Reload time (Seconds)
Common                                      8                                                                         5.5
Uncommon                                8.5                                                                      5.3
Rare                                               8.9                                                                      5
Epic                                               9.3                                                                      4.8
Legendary                                 9.8                                                                       4.5
Mythic                                         10.2                                                                      4.3

Where To Find The Mythic Charge Shotgun In Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3

Like all Mythic weapons in Chapter Season 3, the Mythic Shotgun can only be acquired by taking down Midas or Skye, Kit. This means that you will have to put up a fight against them and the best gun to take them down is a good SMG.

Hopefully, Epic Games won’t nerf this weapon and players can exploit this gun for a long time. This is all there is to know about how to master the Charge Shotgun in Fortnite.

Make sure that you check out our guide on How To Level Up Quickly In Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3.