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Grand Theft Auto Online Best Weapons Tier List (July 2024)

We’ve ranked all of the best weapons to use in Grand Theft Auto Online
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If you’re hoping to rise up through the ranks of Grand Theft Auto Online, then you’ll want to know which weapons to carry. The good news is that the game offers many tools of destruction, the bad news is that this makes it even more difficult to know which to prioritize above others.

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To help you get started, we’ve created a tier list ranking all of the best weapons in Grand Theft Auto Online.

Grand Theft Auto Online Best Weapons Tier List (July 2024)

There are nearly 100 different weapons in Grand Theft Auto Online. From deadly melee weapons for those that like to get up close and personal to one-shot, one-kill sniper rifles to take your enemy out from a distance. Regardless of how you like to play, your choice of weapons is one of the most important aspects of the game.

The following tier list ranks all of the weapons in Grand Theft Auto Online according to their damage output, fire rate/speed, accuracy, range and overall effectiveness.

Without further ado, here’s our officially Grand Theft Auto Online best weapons tier list:

S Tier Weapons

  • Combat MG Mk II (Machine Guns) – $119,000
  • Combat Shotgun (Shotguns) – $295,000
  • Compact EMP Launcher (Heavy Weapons) – $525,000
  • Compact Grenade Launcher (Heavy Weapons) – $45,000
  • Double Barrel Shotgun (Shotguns) – $15,450
  • Heavy Rifle (Assault Rifles) – $450,000
  • Heavy Sniper Mk II (Sniper Rifles) – $165,375
  • Homing Launcher (Heavy Weapons) – $75,000
  • Pistol Mk II (Handguns) – $73,750
  • RPG (Rocket Launcher) – $26,250
  • Unholy Hellbringer (Machine Guns) – $449,000
  • Up-n-Atomizer (Handguns) – $399,000
  • Widowmaker (Heavy Weapons) – $449,000

A Tier Weapons

  • Combat MG (Machine Guns) – $14,800
  • Grenade Launcher (Heavy Weapons) – $32,400
  • Heavy Sniper (Sniper Rifles) – $38,150
  • Machete (Melee) – $8,900
  • Marksman Pistol (Handguns) – $4,350
  • Marksman Rifle Mk II (Sniper Rifles) – $149,000
  • Military Rifle (Assault Rifles) – $397,500
  • Perico Pistol (Handguns)
  • Railgun (Heavy Weapons)
  • Sawed-Off Shotgun (Shotgun)
  • SMG Mk II (Machine Guns) – $85,500
  • SNS Pistol Mk II (Handguns) – $79,575
  • Sticky Bomb (Thrown Weapons) – $600
  • Stone Hatchet (Melee)

B Tier Weapons

  • Assault Shotgun (Shotguns)
  • Bullpipe Rifle Mk II (Assault Rifles) – $105,750
  • Carbine Rifle Mk II (Assault Rifles) – $107,500
  • Double-Action Revolver (Handguns)
  • Grenade (Thrown Weapons) – $250
  • Heavy Pistol (Handguns) – $3,750
  • Heavy Revolver Mk II (Handguns) – $99,000
  • Minigun (Heavy Weapons) – $47,000
  • Navy Revolver (Handguns)
  • Pool Cue (Melee) – $6,250
  • Proximity Mine (Thrown Weapons) – $1,000
  • Remote Sniper (Sniper Rifles)
  • Sniper Rifle (Sniper Rifles) – $20,000
  • Special Carbine Mk II (Assault Rifles) – $135,000

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C Tier Weapons

  • Assault Rifle Mk II (Assault Rifles) – $98,750
  • Battle Axe (Melee) – $9,500
  • Ceramic Pistol (Handguns) – $20,000
  • Combat PDW (Machine Guns) – $11,750
  • Compact Rifle (Assault Rifles) – $14,650
  • Flare (Thrown Weapons) – $8,000
  • Gusenberg Sweeper (Machine Guns) – $14,600
  • Heavy Shotgun (Shotguns) – $13,550
  • Knuckle Dusters (Melee) – $7,500
  • Marksman Rifle (Sniper Rifles) – $15,750
  • Musket (Shotguns) – $21,400
  • Pipe Bomb (Thrown Weapons) – $500
  • Pump Shotgun Mk II (Shotguns) – $82,500
  • Stun Gun (Handguns) – $375,000

D Tier Weapons

  • Antique Cavalry Dagger (Melee) – $2,000
  • AP Pistol (Handguns) – $5,000
  • Advanced Rifle (Assault Rifles) – $14,250
  • Assault SMG (Machine Guns) – $12,550
  • Bullpup Rifle (Assault Rifles) – $14,500
  • Carbine Rifle (Assault Rifles) – $13,000
  • Heavy Revolver (Handguns) – $5,900
  • Machine SMG (Machine Guns) – $8,900
  • MG (Machine Guns) – $13,500
  • Pipe Wrench (Melee) – $7,150
  • Special Carbine (Assault Rifles) – $14,750
  • Sweeper Shotgun (Shotguns) – $14,900
  • Switchblade (Melee) – $1,950

E Tier Weapons

  • Assault Rifle (Assault Rifles) – $8,550
  • Baseball Bat (Melee)
  • Bullpop Shotgun (Shotguns) – $8,000
  • Combat Pistol (Handguns) – $3,200
  • Crowbar (Melee)
  • Flare Gun (Handguns) – $3,750
  • Flashlight (Melee) – $5,750
  • Golf Club (Melee)
  • Hatchet (Melee) – $750
  • Machine Pistol (Machine Guns) – $6,250
  • Molotov (Thrown Weapons) – $1,000
  • Pistol .50 (Handguns) – $3,900
  • SMG (Machine Guns) – $7,500

F Tier Weapons

  • Ball (Thrown Weapons)
  • Broken Bottle (Melee) – $300
  • Hammer (Melee) – $500
  • Knife (Melee) – $400
  • Micro SMG (Machine Guns) – $3,750
  • Nightstick (Melee) – $400
  • Pistol (Handguns) – $2,500
  • Pump Shotgun (Shotguns) – $3,500
  • Snowball (Thrown Weapons)
  • SNS Pistol (Handguns) – $2,750
  • Tear Gas (Thrown Weapons) – $150
  • Unarmed (Melee)
  • Vintage Pistol (Handguns) – $3,450

That concludes our Grand Theft Auto Online best weapons tier list. Before you go, don’t forget to check out some of our other GTA Online content here at Gamer Journalist. Like how to make money fast or how to fix GTA Online connectivity issues.

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