Laser Sniper Rifle (EU2012)

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Description
Laser Sniper Rifle

The Laser Sniper Rifle provides a greater chance of inflicting critical damage to enemy targets. However, due to the unwieldy nature of this rifle, our soldiers will suffer a penalty when attempting to strike targets at close range.

  • An improvement on the Sniper Rifle
  • Unlike other weapons, Sniper Rifles are less accurate as the shooter's range to target decreases
  • Snipers cannot move and fire in the same turn, unless trained appropriately
  • Consider equipping snipers with the best pistols in XCOM's arsenal
Source: XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2012)

Notes

Research Required Precision Lasers
Base Costs §35
25 Alloys
12 Engineers
Base Damage 5-7
Critical Damage 9 or 10
Critical Chance 30%
Range Long
Abilities None
  • The Laser Sniper Rifle is the first major weapon upgrade for Snipers.
  • While the listed Critical Damage (on the EW DLC) is 9-11, the actual values are either 9 (66% of the shots) or 10 (33%) due to a bug.


See Also

EU2012 Badge XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2012): Soldier Equipment
Armor:
Light:Body Armor
Medium:Carapace ArmorSkeleton SuitGhost ArmorPsi Armor
Heavy:Titan ArmorArchangel Armor
MEC Suits:MEC-1 WardenMEC-2 SentinelMEC-3 Paladin
Weapons:
Conventional:PistolAssault RifleShotgunSniper RifleLMGRocket Launcher
Laser:Laser PistolLaser RifleScatter LaserLaser Sniper RifleHeavy Laser
Plasma:Plasma PistolLight Plasma RiflePlasma RifleAlloy CannonPlasma Sniper RifleHeavy PlasmaBlaster Launcher
EXALT Weapons:EXALT Assault RifleEXALT Sniper RifleEXALT LMGEXALT Rocket LauncherEXALT Laser RifleEXALT Laser Sniper RifleEXALT Heavy Laser
MEC Weapons:MinigunRailgunParticle Cannon
Items:EU: Alien GrenadeArc ThrowerChitin PlatingCombat StimsFrag GrenadeMedikitMind ShieldNano-Fiber VestS.C.O.P.E.
EW DLC: Flashbang GrenadeGas GrenadeGhost GrenadeMimic BeaconNeedle GrenadeReaper RoundsRespirator Implant