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Free Fire 2022 Weapons Tier List: Ranking the best to worst

Choose what suits you the best!

Garena Free Fire is consistently gaining popularity among the online gaming community. With high graphics, multiple game modes, and regular events, it has become one of the most downloaded battle royale games in not only India but across the world. And every battle royale game gets competitive as you Climb up the ranking ladder. To help you out, we have categorized all Weapons Tier List available in a Garena Free Fire that can be used to get an advantage while playing any map and mode. Also, a point to remember for the players, the weapons discussed below fall under the following categories: Assault rifle, Marksman rifle, Machine gun, Smg, Shotgun, Sniper, Pistol, and Melee.

Free Fire Weapons Tier List

Weapon TiersFirearms
Overpowered (S) AK,
Scar,
Aug, 
UMP,
MP40,
M1014,
Mag, 
Woodpecker,
M82B,
Desert Gun,
Scythe,
Pan                                            
Good (A)Famas,
G36,
Groza,
M60,
VSS,
MP5,
M1887,
Kar98k,
AWM,
G18,
Mini Uzi,
Katana  
Average (B)M14,
Kingfisher,
M249,
Thompson,
MAC10,
Spas12,
M24,
M1917,
M1873,  
Parang, Bat  
Poor (C)  Plasma,
Parafal,
SKS,
Kord,
CG15,    
Vector,
Charge Buster,
Treatment Sniper,
M500,
Ff knife
Free Fire Weapons Tier List

Free Fire 2022 Weapons Tier List: Explanation for Classification of the Weapons

Overpowered Weapons

Assault Rifle

AK

AK Free Fire
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This gun has a good fire rate and damage per bullet and is effective regardless of the distance between the user and the target. However, the other side of this gun is that it has significant recoil, making it difficult to control in some situations as if at close range.

Groza

Groza Free Fire
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The Groza is among the best assault rifles in Free Fire. It gives significant damage per hit and best in class fire rate. The weapon can also be used in mid-range and long-range combats in the game.

AUG

AUG Free Fire
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The AUG has pretty impressive stats, which makes it a good option. The magazine size of the gun is up to 35 bullets. This firearm is available in Classic Battle Royale and Clash Squad (both ranked and classic modes).

SMG

UMP

SMG UMP Free Fire
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UMP is a Submachine Gun with SMG Ammo. UMP has a high accuracy which makes it a stable weapon. The weapon has a damage of 48 and a fast rate of fire and is best for Medium-range.

MP40

SMG MP40
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The MP40 provides a stable and high fire rate in Short Range, the weapon cannot use any attachments other than a magazine and a stock. This gun due to its high firing speed is the most preferred short-range SMG-based weapon in the free fire.

Shotgun

M1014

M104 Shotgun Free Fire
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M1014 is a Shotgun with SGAmmo. M1014 has a damage of 94 and a good accuracy but the weapon has a slow rate of fire. The weapon is good for Short-range only. The Weapon doesn’t have any Attachable. This makes the gun useful in close-range combat.

MAG

MAG Free Fire
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Looking at this firearm’s status, it’s unlike most other shotguns in the game. The gun’s versatility is greater than most other shotguns. However, when the target is more than 5 meters away, it’s not very effective since the weapon is most vigorous over close ranges.

Marksman Rifle

Woodpecker

Woodpecker Free Fire
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This weapon uses AR ammo, has high armour-piercing abilities, and is known to be “precise and deadly“. The gun has a good accuracy and fire rate and is used while fighting over a long range.

Sniper

M82B

M82b Sniper Free Fire
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This gun has one of the best snipers in the game and it has many special capabilities as well. Sniper rifles are typically damage loaded but this gun has a good mixture of accuracy and has a magazine of 8 bullets with it can give damage to enemies behind Gloo walls.

Pistol

Desert Gun

Desert Eagle Pistol Free Fire
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Desert Eagle is a hand pistol that uses HG ammo. The weapon has a damage of 90 at short-range and 53 over medium range, with an average rate of fire and high accuracy. The weapon is very useful for close range in Free Fire and is used in Cs mode only or Lone wolf mode.

Melee

Scythe

scythe melee free fire
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Scythe is one of the melee weapons in Free Fire that has the furthest striking range. If you compare it with other melee weapons, then you can see that the scythe is capable of killing the enemy from a longer distance. This is due to the length of the weapon itself.

Pan

pan free fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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Pan is a Melee Weapon without Ammo. The Pan can be used as a shield that protects the user from taking damage from behind. The pan has a damage of 62 and high accuracy but has also a slow rate of fire and a Melee-Range.

Good Weapons         

Assault Rifle

SCAR

SCAR Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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SCAR is an Assault Rifle with AR Ammo. The gun has decent damage and it has a medium range. It has also a medium accuracy and medium rate of fire which makes it a balanced weapon. SCAR is usually the most preferred weapon in a battle royale as it has a long-range and fixed scope.

Famas

Famas Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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FAMAS is an Assault Rifle with AR Ammo. It fires 3 bullets at a time with 53 damage for each and a fast rate of fire with medium accuracy. The weapon is good for Long but not so far range.

G36

G36 Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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The gun is quite good to choose from as it provides the users with a better advantage in long and mid-range combats because of its good range and fire rate.

Marksman Rifle

SVD

SVD Free Fire
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SVD (as of now) or Dragunov is a powerful sniper rifle that comes pre-equipped with a 4x scope. With quite strong damage and a higher fire rate makes this weapon a reliable choice.

Machine Gun

M60

M60 Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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M60 is an Assault Rifle with AR Ammo. M60 has decent damage and a good range. The weapon has low accuracy but a fast rate of fire. M60 is similar to Submachine Guns.

M249

M249 Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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M249 is a Machine Gun with AR Ammo. This weapon has high damage along with a long range. The weapon also has medium accuracy and a fast rate of fire. The weapon has a very high amount of magazine, that is 100 Ammo.

SMG

MP5

MP5 SMG Free Fire
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MP5 is categorized under Submachine Gun but with SMG Ammo. The weapon has a damage of 48 and a fast rate of fire as a Submachine Gun. The weapon has high accuracy and a Medium range.

VSS

Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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VSS is a Submachine Gun with an SMG weapon but It’s mostly described as a Sniper Rifle because of its high range. The weapon has a damage of 50 along with good accuracy and a medium rate of fire. If attached with joint then it gives a continuous firing with damage.

ShotGun

M1887

M1887 Shot Gun Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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M1887 is a Shotgun with SG ammo. The weapon has very high damage but a slow rate of fire. The weapon has the highest range among all shotguns but with a short range. However,  the weapon has a very fast reload time. The disadvantage of this weapon is, that it carries only 2 bullets.

Sniper

AWM

AWM Sniper Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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This gun has the highest damage of any gun in the game of 150 and a medium accuracy but with a slow rate of fire. The weapon is good in Long-Range. It can be the most deadly if you best know the switch techniques.

Kar98K

Kar98K sniper rifle Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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The Kar98K sniper rifle is one of the most powerful weapons in Free Fire. It is capable of eliminating or killing an opponent in a single shot.

Melee

Mini Uzi

Mini Uzi Melee Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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It is similar to the MP40 in a lot of aspects. The UZI has a high rate of fire but with lower damage, range, and accuracy.

Katana

Katana Free Fire
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Katana is a Melee Weapon without Ammo. Katana has a damage of 66 with high accuracy. The weapon has a decent Range but a slow rate of fire. The weapon can be used as a shield to protect the user.

G18

G18 Free Fire
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G18 is a Pistol with HG Ammo. G18 has low damage of 20 per bullet and is at a close range. However, the weapon also has high accuracy and a fast rate of fire. Mostly useful in Cs mode.

Average Weapons

Assault Rifle

M14

M14 Assault Rifle Free Fire
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M14 is an Assault Rifle with AR ammo. M14 has high damage of 71 and high accuracy which makes it stable and has a medium rate of fire. The weapon is good for Long-range. If equipped with M14 Rage Core, increase the rate of fire by 25% and accuracy by 25%.

Kingfisher

Kingfisher Free Fire Rifle
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Kingfisher Assault Rifle to the game. The weapon comes with a 2x scope already attached and accepts muzzle, scope, foregrip, and stock attachments. The weapon is a good choice in Clash Squad and Battle Royale modes.

Marksman Rifle

AC80

AC80 Rifle Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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The AC80 gun is a Marksman Rifle, which means it is a weapon for mid-range to long-range combats. It has high penetration power with a low rate of fire. The damage of the AC80 is high enough to give a one-shot on the head, regardless of their helmet.

SMG

MAC10

MAC10 SMG Free Fire
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This is a balanced gun as it has good range, and most importantly, good damage and rate of fire. However, this gun deals 132 damage in Headshot and 24 damage to the body by one shot, without vests or any armor.

Thompson

Thompson Free Fire Rifle Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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Thompson is a Submachine Gun with SMG Ammo. Thompson has a damage of 50, medium to close range. It also has an average accuracy along with a high rate of fire. The weapon also has a good magazine level.

Shotgun

SPAS12

SPAS12 Free fire
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SPAS12 is a shotgun with SGAmmo. As a shotgun, it has a very high damage of 97 but for a very short range. The gun also has high accuracy and a medium rate of fire.

Sniper

M24

M24 Sniper Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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The M24 is a light sniper rifle that has a base damage of 88 and a decent fire rate with the magazine being able to hold 15 bullets. Good choice in classic mode.

Pistol

M1917

M1917 Pistol Free Fire
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A new pistol gun has been added to the Free Fire game similar to USP-2. The unique thing is that this pistol is available as a Double M1917 in the game. This pistol has high damage and a low magazine count.

M1873

M1873 Pistol Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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M1873 is a Pistol With SGAmmo. This gun is mostly described as a Shotgun because of its Close-Range and slow rate of fire and high damage and accuracy.

Parang

Parang melee Free Fire
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Parang is not such a popular melee weapon in the Garena Free Fire though all Free Fire players prefer to use this parang when they don’t find a pan or katana because this melee weapon can be used as a sword or a shield that protects the wearer.

Bat

Bat melee weapon free fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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Bat is a Melee Weapon without Ammo. The bat has a damage of 63 and good accuracy but it also has a slow rate of fire and close range.

Poor Weapons

Assault Rifle

Plasma

Plasma Rifle Free Fire
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A plasma gun doesn’t use any ammo to fire but it gets overheated very quickly, and since you can’t reload it, you will be stuck with a gun and no bullets.

Parafal

Parafal Free Fire
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This gun has good damage and a decent accuracy over long-range and also high stopping power but the slow rate of Fire will give opponents opportunities to attack once you miss a few shots.

Marksman Rifle

SKS

SKS Rifle Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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The SKS is quite average when compared to other Marksman Rifles in Free Fire. It has an average damage of 82, and an average rate of fire of 35. The weapon comes with a pre-attach x4 scope, which cannot be replaced by other scopes.

Machine Gun

KORD

Kord Free Fire
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The KORD has a significantly greater firing rate, which does make up for the lower damage per shot. Beyond 30 meters, the damage is reduced, dealing only 77 damage to the head, 31 to the body, and 26 to the legs.  This gun is usually not used in a match when a user finds another machine gun like the M60.

SMG

CG15

CG15 SMG Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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CG15 can be used as a normal Submachine Gun with a Medium Range.  The weapon has a fast rate of fire and a high accuracy only when it is charged.

Vector

Vector Free Fire
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The Vector is the first Akimbo weapon in Free Fire, it has a short effective range, but devastating power in close range. The weapon can be useful in short-range combat but due to its high recoiling and average damage, it’s not preferable that much. 

Shotgun

Charge Buster

Charge Buster Free Fire
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The Charge Buster has a base damage of 15, and a decent rate of fire along with a three-unit magazine. This gun also requires charging to enhance its capabilities.

Sniper

Treatment Sniper

Treatment Sniper Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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Treatment Sniper provides HP to the teammates and damages the enemies. It also works similar to a PLASMA gun as it fires while it’s charged and makes you wait until it’s overheated.

Melee

M500

M500 Melee Free Fire
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M500 is a Pistol with HG Ammo. M500 has a damage of 47 and good accuracy with a medium rate of fire. The weapon is good for Long-range. The M500 is also the only piston with a scope but can only be useful if the player knows how to give one- shot on the head.

FF Knife

FF Knife Melee Free Fire Free Fire Weapons Tier List
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FF Knife is a weapon in the shape of a knife. This weapon is different from other Free Fire weapons as it is obtained with three knives attached and can be thrown one at a time. After all, is used, players need to find the other. 

That’s the Free Fire Weapons Tier List, folks! Let us know in the comments if you have any suggestions on improving the Free Fire Weapons Tier List, feel free to send them our way! 

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