Damage stats for all weapons in Apex Legends

Learn which weapons are the best (statistically).

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Apex Legends, despite principally being a character-based shooter, puts a large emphasis on weaponry and gunplay.

There are over 20 weapons to choose from in the battle royale, each with its own individual strength and unique set of stats. There are assault rifles, submachine guns, light machine guns, sniper rifles, shotguns, and pistols, along with a selection of ammo types and attachments.

Here are the damage stats for all of the weapons in Apex.

Assault rifle stats

WeaponAmmoBody damageHead damageLegs damageBase mag sizeFire modesAvailability
HAVOC RifleEnergy18361424AutoStandard
VK-47 FlatlineHeavy19381420Auto
single
Standard
G7 ScoutLight34602610Single burst (2)Standard
Hemlok Burst ARHeavy20351518Burst (3) SingleStandard
R-301 CarbineLight14281118Auto
Single
Standard

Submachine gun stats

WeaponAmmoBody damageHead damageLegs damageBase mag sizeFire modesAvailablity
Alternator SMGLight15231219AutoStandard
Prowler Burst PDWHeavy15231235Burst (5)
Auto
Standard
R-99 SMGLight1117920AutoStandard
Volt SMGEnergy16241319AutoSupply Pods

Light machine gun stats

WeaponAmmoBody damageHead damageLegs damageBase mag sizeFire modesAvailablity
Devotion LMGEnergy16321336
41
AutoSupply Pods
M600 SpitfireHeavy18361435
40
AutoStandard
L-STAR EMGEnergy183614AutoStandard

Sniper rifle stats

WeaponAmmoBody damageHead damageLegs damageBase mag sizeFire modesAvailability
Charge RifleSniper3 x 15 + 454 x 15 + 563 x 15 + 458Single (2)Standard
Longbow DMRSniper55110, 138446SingleStandard
Kraber .50-Cal SniperSniper1454351164SingleSupply Pods
SentinelSniper70
88
140
176
63
79
4SingleStandard
Triple TakeSniper23 x 346 x 321 x 36SingleStandard

Shotgun stats

WeaponAmmoBody damageHead damageLegs damageBase mag sizeFire modesAvailability
EVA-8 AutoShotgun7 x 910 x 96 x 98Auto, Burst (2)Standard
Mastiff ShotgunShotgun13 x 816 x 813 x 86SingleSupply Pods
Mozambique ShotgunShotgun15 x 3, 34 x 315 x 3, 34 x 314 x 3, 31 x 34AutoStandard
PeacekeeperShotgun10 x 1110 x 118 x 115SingleSupply Pods

Pistol stats

WeaponAmmoBody damageHead damageLegs damageBase mag sizeFire modesAvailability
RE-45 AutoLight13161016AutoStandard
P2020Light15
35
20
53
12, 3212SingleStandard
WingmanHeavy4590
101
415SingleStandard

Based on the charts above, the G7 Scout is the strongest assault rifle in terms of damage dealt per bullet to an enemy’s body and head. For SMGs, the Alternator SMG and Prowler Burst PDW both deal 15 damage per bullet to the body and 23 to the head, but the Volt SMG narrowly beats out both guns in damage.

The L-STAR EMG is slightly stronger than the Devotion LMG and M600 Spitfire, while the Kraber .50-cal is by far the most powerful sniper in the game. For shotguns, the Mastiff and Peacekeeper both deal a considerable amount of damage, and the Wingman is easily the strongest pistol in the game.


These weapon statistics could change if Respawn decides to nerf or buff certain guns. But for the time being, it's quite clear which weapons are the best in Apex.