Here is everything you need to know about the new Lock On Pistol!

Fortnite has officially introduced the Lock On Pistol—the game’s newest weapon. Are you having trouble aiming? Thanks to Fortnite's Lock On Pistol, that issue has become a thing of the past. The new Pistol locks directly onto your target and deals considerable damage. 

Here’s everything you need to know about Fortnite’s new Lock On Pistol, including how to use it and where to find it. 

Fortnite Lock On Pistol: How does it work?

The Fortnite Lock On Pistol is a powerful weapon, considering its ability to target opponents that give you a clear line of sight. After finding one, you will want to carry it due to the accuracy it offers. The Lock On Pistol targets enemies when you aim down sight. Then, it is straightforward to deal damage to that opponent.

Image via Epic Games
Image via Epic Games

As you can see in these screenshots, we landed two precise shots on an enemy despite having to fire through a window. You can imagine how quickly you could send another player to the lobby with Fortnite’s new Lock On Pistol.

Here are some stats worth considering per Fortnite leaker HYPEX

  • Magazine: 12
  • Damage: 20
  • Fire Rate: 15
  • Reload Time: 1.8 seconds

How to find the new Pistol

Image via Epic Games
Image via Epic Games

Now that we have covered how to utilize the Lock On Pistol in Fortnite, here is how to locate it. It took us only one game to find the weapon lying in the open. You can also find the Lock On Pistol in Chests around the map or by eliminating a player possessing it. 

Overall, the new Pistol is a powerful tool and one of the more unique weapons we have seen recently. Drop into a public match, check out the Pistol, and see if it fits your gameplay style.

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