Fortnite Comprehensive Weapons Guide for Helium Shotgun

Game: Fortnite
Time: 2023-02-13
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Fortnite Helium Shotgun is one of the Neon Weapons, which is divided into two versions: Helium Shotgun (legendary), Helium Shotgun (epic). Helium Shotgun can fire piercing energy slugs, offers high damage with a moderate rate of fire. With dealing energy damage, this weapon is productive for all form of elemental enemies. You will need 6 Planks, 24 Mineral Powder, 1 Active Powercell, 8 Ore, 10 Batteries to craft legendary Helium Shotgun. Now, let's get into this Helium Shotgun guide. For more weapons guide, please visit U4GM Fortnite Weapons Guide center.

Fortnite Helium Shotgun Guide

 

Basic Info

Helium Shotgun (legendary)Helium Shotgun (epic)
NameValueNameValue
Damage206Damage189
Crit Chance5%Crit Chance5%
Crit Damage+50%Crit Damage+50%
Fire Rate1.3Fire Rate1.3
DPS824.8DPS756.8
Magazine Size12Magazine Size12
Range2560Range2560
Durability375Durability280
Durability per Use0.48Durability per Use0.48
Reload Time4Reload Time4
Ammo TypeAmmo: Energy CellAmmo TypeAmmo: Energy Cell
Ammo Cost2Ammo Cost2
Impact300Impact275

 

Helium Shotgun (legendary)

 

Helium Shotgun (epic)

Trait Synergies

NameClassDescription
Adjustable ChokeSoldierIncreases critical rating with shotguns by 8/13/18.
Advanced TacticsSoldierRanged weapon damage increased by 10%. Health increased by 10%.
Critical BlastSoldierIncreases shotgun critical hit damage by 70%.
Debilitating ShotsSoldierDealing ranged damage applies one stack of Vulnerability, increasing damage taken from all sources by 5% on the target for 15 seconds. Stacks up to 3 times.
Enduring MachineConstructorYour weapon takes 60% less durability damage while on BASE.
Explosive RoundsSoldierKilling 10 enemies with a ranged weapon deals X damage in a 1 tile radius.
Eye on the PrizeOutlanderEvery 15 headshot kills grants 1 Charge Fragment.
Fragment GenerationOutlanderEvery 60 kills grant 1 Charge Fragment.
Grenade GenerationSoldierEvery 30 kills with a ranged weapon grants 1 Frag Grenade. Count resets after 15 seconds without a kill.
I Love to Reload!SoldierReloading the equipped weapon increases run speed by 30% for 3 seconds.
Improved HeadshotsSoldierIncreases headshot damage multipler of ranged weapons by 13%/20%/27%.
In a PinchSoldierIncreases weapon reload speed by 35% if the magazine is empty.
Locked and ReloadedSoldierAfter reloading, rate of fire is increased by 25% for 5 seconds.
Make It RainSoldierHeadshotting enemies increases ranged weapon rate of fire by 25% for 5 seconds.
Precision HandlingOutlanderHitting a headshot increases the speed of your next reload by 7%. Max 35%. Resets after reloading.
Pump It UpOutlanderIncreases shotgun rate of fire by 35%.
Quick ClipSoldierIncreases reload speed by 30%.
Shell ShockSoldierIncreases shotgun damage by 24%.
Start UpSoldierFiring with a ranged weapon increases rate of fire by 1.2% per shot for up to 20 shots. Resets on reload or weapon switch.
Steady AimSoldierReduces recoil by 29%.
SurvivalistSoldierKilling an enemy with an ability or weapon recovers 5 base health per second over 3 seconds. Kills reset the healing duration. Will not activate on full health.
There Are Many Like It...SoldierYour weapon takes 45% less durability damage while affected by War Cry.
War CrySoldierGive a War Cry, affecting friendly characters within 4 tiles for 10 seconds. Grants 45% more damage and 30% attack speed for ranged weapons and 45% more damage and 20% attack speed for melee weapons.
Waste Not Want NotSoldierIncreases ammo capacity of all weapons by 40%.

Availability

Helium Shotgun was accessible from Into the Storm Llamas inside the Vindertech Store through the Into the Storm Event.

Pros and Cons

Pros:

High damage per shot. 

Energy damage is powerful for all elemental enemies.

 

Cons:

Short range.

Limited magazine size. 

Ammo expensive.

Vs Other Weapons

Helium Shotgun VS The Bear

 

The Bear is really a Pump-Action Shotgun makes use of Shells 'n' Slugs, which bargains high damage and knockback at a moderate rate of fire. Like Helium Shotgun has a short range and restricted magazine size.

 

Helium Shotgun includes a greater DPS and range. Idk about dmg per shot, but in case you land every single shot the Helium shotty will give much more DPS.

 

The Bear hits a great deal tougher but does not pierce. Attempt both and see what you like. The bear is usually a very good smasher killer, in my opinion, I use it a great deal on the raider.

 

There is no clear winner as both do diverse things. Test them out for your self may be the finest tips everyone could give.

 

 

Helium Shotgun vs Argon Assault Rifle

 

Like the Helium Shotgun, Argon Assault Rifle is also a Neon Weapon and deals energy damage productive for all form of elemental enemies. Note that both guns are going to be extremely high priced in regards to ammo. 

 

The shotgun is definitely the clear winner (out of AR, Shotgun, and Pistol) if Ignore RNG with rolls (and modifiers like headshot, important hit).

 

When you compare just how much damage they every do when consuming two energy cells, the shotgun does 2.8 times additional damage than the AR and 2.3 times additional damage than the Pistol.

 

AR = 1 energy cell per attack.

Pistol = 1 energy cell per attack.

Shotgun = 2 energy cells per attack.

 

Even when you attacked twice with all the AR (two shots) so you consumed the same amount of ammo, you've nevertheless completed drastically much less damage than you would have for 2 ammo on the shotgun. This isn't even taking into consideration that the shotgun rounds penetrate, which means that you could primarily hit as quite a few husks as you line up in a row.

 

Pure energy kind weapons (like the event ones) are under no circumstances going to be your 'go-to' for boss killing. At most effective, they're 'fodder killing' weapons, because of the lack of damage and the 'expense' of running energy cell ammo. Fodder husks are generally found in swarms and have low overall health, all of this sets up a notion scenario for shotgun usage, the penetration is just icing on the cake.

 

 

Helium Shotgun vs Husk Buster

 

Helium Shotgun and Husk Buster both are shotguns, and both have bad rolls. The Helium Shotgun can pierce, so it'll go through the domes of the super shielders.

 

Considering that Husk buster had an extremely higher durability, it produced use of to develop into among the superior shotguns inside the game as a consequence of a bug. Right after they fixed the durability it is not as excellent it used to become but - nonetheless probably much better than Helium Shotgun.