Lock On Pistol in Fortnite: Where to find and how to use cover image

Lock On Pistol in Fortnite: Where to find and how to use

Having trouble aiming? Look no further than this Fortnite weapon.

The Lock On Pistol has returned to Fortnite in a quiet update on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. First introduced in Chapter 4 Season 2, the Lock On Pistol has appeared in no other seasons until now. In Chapter 4 Season 4, it received a massive adjustment but remained vaulted. It is now back in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 with its original stats, and here's everything you need to know.

Lock On Pistol unvaulted in Fortnite Chapter 5 hotfix

Epic Games has officially returned from its extended winter break. Today, the January 9 hotfix reintroduced the Lock On Pistol into the loot pool. The stats remain identical to this weapon's appearance following its launch in Chapter 4 Season 2.

The Lock On Pistol in Fortnite offers decent damage with a generous magazine size and reload time. However, nothing stands out more prominently than its Lock On capability. It tracks your enemies while aiming down sights, making it much easier to hit your target.

Here is a look at the stats for the Lock On Pistol:

  • DPS: 375
  • Damage: 25
  • Fire Rate: 15
  • Reload Time: 1.76 seconds

Where can I find this weapon in Fortnite?

The Lock On Pistol only comes in Fortnite's "Rare" rarity, meaning you will not find any Epic, Legendary, or Mythic versions with inflated stats. To find this weapon, you can look virtually anywhere, including in regular Chests, Floor Loot, Supply Drones, and Fishing Spots.

Here's a look at the Lock On Pistol in action:

It can be an effective weapon in medium to long-range battles, so be sure to carry a Lock On Pistol if you find one in all game modes. Although it took us quite some time to finally locate the weapon, we were able to pick up some easy eliminations.

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