Best Mouse for Fortnite

Based on 140 Pro Players

Introduction


Fortnite needs no introduction. The game has been a cultural phenomenon that far surpassed its gaming roots to the point where it felt like everyone was talking about it at one point in time. The game’s popularity in the mainstream entertainment market might be past its highest point, but the game itself certainly isn’t. Fortnite is constantly being kept fresh, and with the rather recent addition of a no-build mode we’re seeing new players flock to this game in droves, with a lot of players wondering what’s the best mouse for Fortnite.

Whether you’re a veteran or a complete newbie; there’s one thing that doesn’t change and that’s the fact that you need good gear in order to play to your full potential. To help you with that we’ve analyzed the mice that our pro players are using, and we’ve come up with a list of the best Fortnite mice. A mouse is obviously something subjective and largely comes down to personal tastes, but using this list as a guideline can be a great start when choosing a new mouse.

Our Guide

The Pro Usage Top 5 below gets updated continuously and instantly so that you can always get an accurate overview of what the pros are using at any given time. In the body of the article itself, we go over the five most popular pro products in no particular order and, when relevant, we also give you some extra options in the form of products that fall just outside of the top 5 or are otherwise relevant.

The most used mice by Fortnite players

The most popular mice are calculated based on 140 professional players.

What makes a mouse good for Fortnite?


Fortnite is a relatively simple game, in the sense that you don’t have a metric ton of abilities and buttons to press. It can be handy to have a few extra input options if you’re someone who likes to have everything bound to your mouse, but generally a regular mouse with the regular two side buttons should be fine. 

Since it’s a shooter and you’ve got to be able to aim well it’s important to choose a mouse which suits your grip style and hand size too. After all, you will want your mouse to be comfortable for you if you’re going to be using it for hours on end. There’s no need to go for a mouse that has all the top tier components but doesn’t fit your hand and grip style at all. 

What’s interesting is that large sections of Fortnite professionals are rather keen to adopt or at least try out new gear. This willingness to switch out gear makes it difficult for any given product to achieve a notable market share, since it might be replaced by a newer offering once it starts getting a bit of a foothold. For this reason, there are a number of older products in this list. These are from the time when the mouse market moved a bit slower, and are still being used by players who aren’t as switch-happy. All of the products in this list are still great gaming mice today, but we will note when newer alternatives are available.

Fun Facts

~%
of analyzed Fortnite pros use a mouse that weighs less than 70g
~%
of analyzed Fortnite pros use a wireless mouse

Logitech G Pro X Superlight


When the Logitech G Pro Wireless released, it was the undisputed king of (wireless) gaming mice, and the technology behind that product was so impressive that it remained in that position for many months after its release. In fact, the tech was so impressive that it’s still consider to be a good mid-tier gaming mouse to this day. Competitors did catch up after a while though, prompting Logitech to release the Superlight: an updated version of the well-loved G Pro Wireless.

The main differences between the two (aside from the fact that the Superlight only has side buttons on the left) lie in the fact that the Superlight is a lot lighter (as the name would imply) at just 62 grams, and that the Superlight has better stock feet and new switches that are supposed to eliminate the risk of accidental double clicking.

The updates made the G Pro X Superlight (commonly known as ‘GPX’) the benchmark to beat yet again, and that solidified the mouse line’s grasp on the competitive gaming market. The Superlight is undisputedly gaming mouse royalty, and thanks to its safe shape and finely tuned features (the clicks aren’t too heavy, nor too light; the same goes for the scroll wheel) it can be picked up and used effectively by almost any gamer.

If you’re not completely sure about your preferences or you would like to get ‘the standard competitive gaming mouse’ then the GPX is the one to look at. It’s a reliable piece of kit that’s been used by dozens of tournament winning players at this point in time and thanks to its safe shape it can be picked up and used by just about anyone. If you do know what you’re looking for it can pay off to shop around a bit more for something a bit more specialized, but as a ‘do it all’ kind of mouse, the Superlight is virtually unmatched.

Logitech G Pro X Superlight

Used by 51 Fortnite players (Jun, 2023)
  • Sommerset
    Sommerset
  • TaySon
    TaySon
  • aqua
    aqua
  • Bugha
    Bugha
Staff’s Choice
Pro’s Choice

❝If you’re looking for an ultra lightweight wireless mouse with a safe shape this is a top option.❞

Read review (11/2020)

Specs

SensorHERO
DPI100-25600, in steps of 50
Polling Rate125 / 250 / 500 / 1000 Hz
Button SwitchesOmron
Button Force65g
ConnectionWireless
ShapeAmbidextrous
Length12.42cm
Height3.96cm
Weight62g
Width6.06cm

Pros

  • Fits most hands and grip styles
  • Good battery life
  • Flawless wireless performance
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Micro USB charging port
  • High price

Logitech G Pro Wireless


Wireless mice are completely mainstream and accepted today, but that hasn’t always been the case. It used to be that a wireless mouse was, by definition, subpar for competitive gaming. When Logitech came up with their LIGHTSPEED tech, all of that changed. It was clear that the competition would take a while to catch up, and the mouse quickly skyrocketed to being the most used gaming mouse in the professional shooter scene.

It has a battery life of over 40 ingame hours, packs their flawless HERO sensor (which is an in-house version of the 3366) and is capable of charging through their POWERPLAY technology, meaning that if you use this mouse with a POWERPLAY mousepad you’ll never have to plug in the mouse. All of that combined leads to a mouse that’s, even years after its release, very impressive.

Logitech has been working with professionals in order to come up with the best mouse they could make, and it really shows. The shape is great and should suit a very wide variety of grip types (which is something that arguably couldn’t be said about the G403 and ‘OG’ G Pro shapes) and the fact that it’s a truly ambidextrous mouse (you’ve got modular side buttons, which means lefties can easily use this mouse to its full potential as well) is just icing on the cake.

The G Pro Wireless is an older mouse at this point in time, but it’s still a very capable one. If you’re looking to buy into the Logitech G Pro line of mice and you don’t have the money for the Superlight (or you don’t really care for the weight savings) then the G Pro Wireless is still a viable option.

Logitech G Pro Wireless

Used by 12 Fortnite players (Jun, 2023)
  • ops
    ops
  • EpikWhale
    EpikWhale
  • Martoz
    Martoz
  • Reet
    Reet
Staff’s Choice
Pro’s Choice

❝Logitech has set out to create the ultimate gaming mouse with the G Pro Wireless, and as far as I’m concerned they have succeeded in that task. It’s without a doubt one of the most hyped up releases of the past few years, and for good reason too.❞

4.5 of 5
Read review (03/2019)

Specs

SensorHERO
DPI100-16000, in steps of 50
Polling Rate125 / 250 / 500 / 1000 Hz
Button SwitchesOmron
ConnectionWireless
ShapeAmbidextrous
Length12.5cm
Height6.3cm
Weight81g
Width6.3cm

Pros

  • Fits most hands and grip styles
  • Flawless wireless performance
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • High price
  • Micro USB charging port is getting outdated

Razer Viper Ultimate


The Viper Ultimate is an older mouse, but it’s still a very capable one.

At the time when the Viper Ultimate came out, Razer was struggling a bit in the pro player mouse market segment. Logitech’s G Pro Wireless was the undisputed king of gaming mice, and the Viper Ultimate was the first mainstream release to make a credible challenge for the crown. With a flawless wireless connection, Optical mouse switches, an advanced sensor, an added charging dock, and a low weight of 74 grams it was a more than adequate reply to Logitech’s offering.

The Viper Ultimate is still a great choice today, but is has been followed up by the Viper V2 Pro. The V2 Pro has a lighter weight, better feeling switches, a better sensor, making it a better choice for competitive gamers. If you want to use the dock or you need side buttons on the right side you have to go for the Ultimate version, though, as those features have been cut from the V2, so if you’re looking for slightly more luxurious Viper experience then the Ultimate might be the one for you.

Razer Viper Ultimate

Used by 6 Fortnite players (Jun, 2023)
  • Deyy
    Deyy
  • Drakonz
    Drakonz
  • Kreo
    Kreo
  • Jordan
    Jordan
Staff’s Choice
Pro’s Choice

❝The fact that this is a wireless mouse with a lag-free connection and flawless sensor, complete a rechargeable battery (with a life of around 70 hours) at a mere 74 grams is impressive enough on its own but Razer has managed to get over the proverbial bar and then set it even higher with a number of interesting upgrades.❞

5 of 5
Read review (10/2019)

Specs

SensorFocus+
DPI100-20000, in steps of 50
Polling Rate125 / 250 / 500 / 1000 Hz
Button SwitchesRazer Optical
Button Force82g
ConnectionWireless
ShapeAmbidextrous
Length12.93cm
Height3.75cm
Weight74g
Width5.85cm

Pros

  • Great wireless performance
  • Lightweight design
  • Optical switches are more reliable than mechanical ones
  • Great stock feet
  • Charging dock is an amazing addition

Cons

  • Optical switches aren’t as snappy as mechanical switches
  • Scroll wheel feels ‘buried’ between the buttons
  • Scroll wheel feels inconsistent

FinalMouse Starlight-12


FinalMouse has a lot of rather vocal opponents for the way they only release their mice in very limited quantities and are extreme followers of the ‘hype marketing’ style of advertising their products, but it cannot be denied that they know how to make an interesting product. The defining feature of this Starlight-12 is that it’s made out of magnesium, making it extremely durable and very lightweight. The small version of this mouse comes in at just 42 grams, while the medium edition weighs in at around 45 grams.

On the inside you’ll find a top tier flawless sensor, powered by a battery that lasts ~160 hours. All of this makes it an extremely impressive product, and if you’re on the hunt for a lightweight, yet very strong wireless mouse then the Starlight-12 could be one to look at, if you can find one at retail.

If you want a small wireless mouse that’s just about the lightest it can possibly be (without going for a fingertip-only design) then the Starlight-12 is a mouse that you have to look at. 

FinalMouse Starlight-12

Used by 5 Fortnite players (Jun, 2023)
  • Pulga
    Pulga
  • Nate Hill
    Nate Hill
  • Vorwenn
    Vorwenn
  • Stable Ronaldo
    Stable Ronaldo
Pro’s Choice

The FinalMouse Starlight-12 is a truly impressive release. This mouse is made out of magnesium and weighs only 45 grams, making it one of the lightest wireless gaming mice in the world.

Specs

SensorFinalsensor
DPI400, 800, 1600, 3200
Polling Rate1000 Hz
Button SwitchesKailh GM 8.0
ConnectionWireless
ShapeAmbidextrous
Length11.5cm
Height3.5cm
Weight45g
Width2.3cm

Pros

  • Extremely lightweight
  • Very sturdy build quality
  • Flawless wireless performance

Cons

  • Very hard to get
  • Expensive
  • Honeycomb style is getting outdated, depending on who you’re asking
  • Micro USB port is outdated
  • QC issues

FinalMouse UltraLight 2


Disclaimer

The UltraLight 2 was released in limited quantities and availability is very limited these days. We only recommend going for this mouse if you can buy it at retail price.

The UltraLight 2 was one of the most interesting releases in FinalMouse’s stable of products, and this one aims to innovate by having a shape that you can customize yourself. The ‘base mouse’ is a smaller version of their now famous UltraLight, but this one comes with their INFINITYSKIN (it’s written in all caps in their marketing so we do the same) which is a malleable synthetic foamy material that you can add to your mouse in order to shape it exactly how you want it.

It’s definitely an interesting idea, and it’s a great solution for people who like to have a mouse that’s shaped exactly like they want it, but even if you don’t plan on using the INFINITYSKINS it’s a good gaming mouse. Under the hood you’ve got the flawless 3360 sensor as we all know, and you also get a decent mouse wheel and cable. Combine that with a low (base) weight and you’ve got an interesting wired gaming mouse.

This is a smaller version of the UltraLight, so if you found that one to be too large this could also be a great product for you.

Finalmouse Ultralight 2

Used by 6 Fortnite players (Jun, 2023)
  • Sceptic
    Sceptic
  • Commandment
    Commandment
  • Milan
    Milan
  • Rehx
    Rehx
Pro’s Choice

Thanks to the INFINITYSKINS you can tweak the shape of this mouse somewhat in order to fit your exact preferences, and aside from that the UltraLight 2 is an extremely lightweight ambidextrous gaming mouse with a flawless ingame performance.

Specs

SensorPMW 3360
DPI400, 800, 1600, 3200
Polling Rate500 Hz
Button SwitchesOmron
ConnectionWired
ShapeAmbidextrous
Length11.6cm
Height3.7cm
Weight53g
Width5.3cm

Pros

  • Very lightweight
  • Customizable shape due to INFINITYSKIN

Cons

  • Pretty much impossible to buy
  • Expensive
  • Sensor runs at 500Hz only

FinalMouse Air58 Ninja


Disclaimer

The FinalMouse Air58 Ninja isn’t available for purchase anymore.

When the FinalMouse Air58 Ninja was first released, it was a very big deal. Firstly because it was co-developed with one of the most popular streamers during that time (Ninja) but it was also hyped because of the (at the time) insane specs. A weight of 58 grams, complete with a flawless sensor was very revolutionary, leading the Air58 to become one of the most coveted mice out at the time.

We say ‘out’ instead of ‘available’ because FinalMouse always release their mice in extremely limited quantities, leading the Air58 to be sold on the grey market for ridiculously inflated prices. The Air58 isn’t officially available anymore, and due to its age the specs also aren’t revolutionary any longer, so even if you find this mouse at around MSRP we would only recommend it to collectors. We absolutely do not recommend paying (way) over MSRP for any mouse, unless you absolutely know what you’re getting into and/or you just want it as a collection piece.

FinalMouse Air58 Ninja CBR

Used by 6 Fortnite players (Jun, 2023)
  • Fresh
    Fresh
  • Cizzorz
    Cizzorz
  • Animal
    Animal
  • Reverse2k
    Reverse2k
Pro’s Choice

The FinalMouse Air58 Ninja was co-developed with Fortnite professional/influencer Ninja. It is not officially available for purchase anymore.

Specs

SensorPMW 3360
DPI400, 800, 1600, 3200
Polling Rate500 Hz
Button SwitchesOmron
ConnectionWired
ShapeAmbidextrous
Length12.8cm
Height4cm
Weight58g
Width6cm

Pros

  • Very lightweight
  • Flawless gaming performance

Cons

  • Extremely limited availability
  • Some QC concerns
  • Polling rate is limited to 500Hz
  • Design won’t suit everyone

Razer Viper V2 Pro


If you’re thinking of performance-focused gaming mice, you’re thinking of the Viper V2 Pro. This successor to the Viper Ultimate comes with Razer Gen 3 Optical Switches, a flawless and cutting edge sensor, and a reduced weight when compared to its predecessor.

The Viper V2 Pro did have to cut some corners in order to achieve its extremely light weight of just 58 grams, though. The charging dock that you got with the Viper Ultimate is gone, and this V2 Pro isn’t even compatible with said dock. It also loses the side buttons on the right side, so if you’re a left-handed gamer you’re out of luck with this one.

All of this aside, the Viper V2 Pro is definitely one of the best performance-focused gaming mice out there right now. If you want a flat, very neutral ambidextrous gaming mice for your Fortnite grinding adventures then this mouse should be near the top of your list.

Razer Viper V2 Pro Black

Used by 3 Fortnite players (Jun, 2023)
  • Setty
    Setty
  • LOLiTO FDEZ
    LOLiTO FDEZ
  • Andilex
    Andilex
Staff’s Choice
Pro’s Choice

❝All in all, the Razer Viper V2 Pro is an impressive release, and if you’re looking for a very lightweight wireless ambidextrous mouse you should take a look at this one. It’s packed full of exciting tech, performs flawlessly, and it feels rock solid despite weighing less than a tennis ball.❞

4.5 of 5
Read review (05/2022)

Specs

SensorFocus Pro 30K
DPI50-30000, in steps of 50
Polling Rate125 / 250 / 500 / 1000 Hz
Button SwitchesRazer Optical
Button Force75g
ConnectionWireless
ShapeAmbidextrous
Length12.57cm
Height3.77cm
Weight59g
Width6.14cm

Pros

  • Grip tape included
  • Lightweight
  • Gen 3 optical switches feel and perform great
  • Flawless wireless performance
  • Removed right side buttons make for a more consistent grip, but makes the mouse unusable for lefties
  • Capable of 4KHz polling rate in wireless mode (with separate dongle)

Cons

  • A bit too much post travel on the main buttons
  • High price
  • Loses the dock functionality that the V1 had
  • 4KHz polling rate not achievable out of the box (you need a separate dongle)

Best Mouse for Fortnite – Conclusion


Best Mouse for Fortnite - product lineup

When it comes to aiming, Fortnite is a rather hyperactive game, so it makes sense to see pros generally move towards lightweight and nimble mice as opposed to heavier, more stable ones. If you’re a new Fortnite player who doesn’t yet have a pinned down set of preferences when it comes to your mouse, we would recommend you to go for a lighter ambidextrous mouse to start off with. If you do already know exactly what you want, you can of course just use this list as an informative tool.

If you have any questions or remarks, please feel free to reach out to us!