Sniper Rifle

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Sniper Rifle
  • Sniper Rifle.png
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TypeGun Overhaul
Knockback8 (Very Strong)
Critical chance29%
Use time52 Extremely Slow
Reload time3 seconds
Magazine Size8
Ammo per use1
TooltipShoots a powerful, high velocity bullet
Right click to zoom out
RarityRarity Level: 8
Sell2 Gold Coin
Content Overhaul (Terraria Overhaul).pngThis is a page about an overhaul of a vanilla gun. The page on that gun itself can be found here.

The Sniper Rifle is a Hardmode, post-Plantera ranged weapon that fires a bullet with extremely high damage and velocity, though at a far slower rate of fire than most ranged weapons, and cannot auto-fire. It also has a "zoom" ability. The Sniper Rifle has a 7.64% / 11.46% chance to be dropped by Skeleton Snipers, who only spawn in Dungeon areas with Slab Walls during Hardmode after Plantera has been defeated.

Its best Modifier is Unreal; however, due to its already-high critical strike chance, the Ruthless modifier may be preferred to maximize damage instead.

Changes in Overhaul[edit | edit source]

This gun gets a severe nerf when Overhaul is installed:

  • Now has a 8 round magazine and long reloading, which takes 3 seconds with no speed modifiers.
  • Use time is around x1.5 times longer than in Vanilla (~52 ticks in comparison to 35).
  • Damage dealt is reduced by 20% (~148 damage dealt in comparison to 185).
  • The Zoom-In ability of the Sniper Rifle is way more effective.