Sniper Rifle (Battle Royale)

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Disambig.png This article is about the Battle Royale version. For the Save the World version, see Sniper Rifles.

Sniper Rifles are a specific class of gun in Battle Royale. They all do extremely high damage with a low fire rate. With the exception of the Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle and Zapotron (Battle Royale), they also are a one-shot headshot, even with full health and shields. They are one of the few weapons in the game that are not Hitscan. Instead, they fire projectiles, and therefore have travel time and bullet drop.


Obtaining[edit | edit source]

All sniper rifles can be found from chests and as floor loot. All gold snipers can be found from Supply Drop (Battle Royale). The Zapotron was the rarest sniper in game and could only be found in Supply Drop (Battle Royale).

Ammuntion[edit | edit source]

Most sniper rifles use Heavy Bullets, while the Zapotron uses Energy Cells as ammo and the Automatic sniper rifle which uses Medium Bullets instead.

Magazine Clip Sizes[edit | edit source]

All sniper rifles have a clip size of magazine from 1 bullet to 16 bullets, typically 1. The Automatic sniper rifle has the highest magazine size as a sniper holding 16 bullets, followed by the Semi-automatic sniper rifle, with a mag size of 10. Then the Zapotron, with a mag size of 4.

Fire Rate[edit | edit source]

All sniper rifle fire rates are quite slow. The fastest firing weapon is the Uncommon and Rare Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle at 1.2 bullets per second, while the slowest firing weapon is the Epic and Legendary Heavy Sniper Rifle with only one shot and a reload time of nearly 5 seconds.

ADS (Aim Down Sight)[edit | edit source]

Most sniper rifles appear with a scope when zooming in or holding the default ADS button. The Hunting Rifle and Zapotron ADS however don't appear with a scope and instead just zooms in the view.

Current Weapons[edit | edit source]

Heavy Sniper Rifle[edit | edit source]

Heavy Sniper Rifle
Obliterator icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 49.5
Damage 150
Fire Rate 0.33
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 4.2
Structure Damage 1050
Heavy Sniper Rifle
Obliterator icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 51.81
Damage 157
Fire Rate 0.33
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 4.1
Structure Damage 1100

Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle[edit | edit source]

Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
Scoped dragonfly icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 34.65
Damage 105
Fire Rate 0.33
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 3.0
Structure Damage 105
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
Scoped dragonfly icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 36.3
Damage 110
Fire Rate 0.33
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 2.8
Structure Damage 110

Automatic Sniper Rifle[edit | edit source]

Automatic Sniper Rifle
AutomaticSniperRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 160
Damage 40
Fire Rate 4.0
Magazine Size 16
Reload Time 3.8
Structure Damage 31
Automatic Sniper Rifle
AutomaticSniperRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 168
Damage 42
Fire Rate 4.0
Magazine Size 16
Reload Time 3.6
Structure Damage 33
Automatic Sniper Rifle
AutomaticSniperRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 176
Damage 44
Fire Rate 4.0
Magazine Size 16
Reload Time 3.4
Structure Damage 35

Unused Weapons and Rarities[edit | edit source]

Automatic Sniper Rifle
AutomaticSniperRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Medium bullets icon.png
DPS 120
Damage 30
Fire Rate 4.0
Magazine Size 16
Reload Time 4.0
Structure Damage 30

Vaulted[edit | edit source]

Storm Scout Sniper Rifle[edit | edit source]

Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
StormScoutSniperRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 72.9
Damage 81
Fire Rate 0.9
Magazine Size 6
Reload Time 2.85
Structure Damage 81
Storm Scout Sniper Rifle
StormScoutSniperRifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 76.5
Damage 85
Fire Rate 0.9
Magazine Size 6
Reload Time 2.7
Structure Damage 85

Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle[edit | edit source]

Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle
Automatic sniper icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 90
Damage 75
Fire Rate 1.2
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 2.5
Structure Damage 75
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle
Automatic sniper icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 93.6
Damage 78
Fire Rate 1.2
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 2.3
Structure Damage 78
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle
Automatic sniper icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 97.2
Damage 81
Fire Rate 1.2
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 2.1
Structure Damage 81
Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle
Automatic sniper icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 100.8
Damage 84
Fire Rate 1.2
Magazine Size 10
Reload Time 1.9
Structure Damage 84

Suppressed Sniper Rifle[edit | edit source]

Suppressed Sniper Rifle
Suppressed Sniper Rifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 33
Damage 100
Fire Rate 0.33
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 2.85
Structure Damage 100
Suppressed Sniper Rifle
Suppressed Sniper Rifle.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 34.65
Damage 105
Fire Rate 0.33
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 2.7
Structure Damage 105

Zapotron[edit | edit source]

Zapotron
Laser rifle icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Energy cells icon.png
DPS 150
Damage 150
Fire Rate 1
Magazine Size 4
Reload Time 2.8
Structure Damage 150

Hunting Rifle[edit | edit source]

Hunting Rifle
Bolt-action rifle icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 68.8
Damage 86
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.9
Structure Damage 86
Hunting Rifle
Bolt-action rifle icon.png
Details
Bullet Type Heavy bullets icon.png
DPS 72
Damage 90
Fire Rate 0.8
Magazine Size 1
Reload Time 1.8
Structure Damage 90

Strategy[edit | edit source]

  • The projectile takes time to hit the opponent so you will have to lead your shot.
  • They are very powerful at medium to long ranges if you have time to line up your shot. However, they are not recommended for close range fights because they have few rounds in the magazine and if you miss a shot, you most likely have to wait for a long reload (except the Semi-Auto Sniper Rifle).
  • If you miss or do not kill the opponent with the sniper rifle, it is recommended to follow up with an Assault Rifle of some sort.
  • Practice aiming for the body first, as it is much easier to miss while aiming for the head.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • As with all projectiles, it is possible to "ride" the sniper bullet.
  • When not scoping in, Sniper Rifles have a huge amount of bloom.
  • The Zapotron (Battle Royale) was the only sniper to have Hitscan.
  • All sniper rifles have been vaulted at least once.