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Snipetron
Snipetron
Statistics
Weapon Slot Primary
Weapon Type Sniper Rifle
Trigger Type Semi-Auto
Utility
Projectile Speed Hit-Scan
Firing Rate 1.5 rounds/sec
Accuracy 13.3
Magazine Size 4 rounds/mag
Max Ammo 72 rounds
Reload Time 4.0s
Normal Attacks
10
80
9
Crit Chance 20.0%
Crit Damage 150%
Miscellaneous
Currently impossible to obtain.


CODEX Entry: SnipetronCodexbw
Manufactured by the Corpus, the Snipetron is a powerful and accurate rifle that sports optical zoom capabilities. Perfect for long range engagements.

The Snipetron is a high quality sniper rifle with immense zoom. It is extremely useful for support gameplay.

As of Update 8, the Snipetron was removed from the game's Market and can no longer be obtained. According to the developers, the Snipetron's use of standard bullets as opposed to being a railgun or energy weapon did not fit the lore of the Corpus, and it was removed as a result.

Players were able to obtain a Snipetron Vandal and a Blueprint for the normal Snipetron through the Informant Event after killing 20 Informers.

This weapon can be sold for Credits 32px ‍7,500.

Characteristics

This weapon deals mostly Puncture damage.

Advantages:

  • One Vslot.
  • High accuracy.
  • Good critical chance.
  • Infested Volatile Runner won't explode on death by this weapon.

Disadvantages:

  • Deals little Impact or Slash damage.
  • Small magazine size.
  • Long reload time.
  • Draws from the sniper ammo pool, which is among the rarest of all ammo drops.
  • Unobtainable since Update 8.

Acquisition

As of Update 8 the Snipetron is no longer available though the Market, though a blueprint was given out along with the Vandal variant to players who participated in the Informant Event, provided the player killed at least 20 drones.

Manufacturing Requirements
Credits 32px
20,000
Morphics
5
Plastids
900
Salvage
1,200
AlloyPlate
900
Time: 12 hr
Rush: Platinumicon 35
Market Price: N/A Blueprint Price: N/A

Snipetron BP

Weapon Loadouts

Main article: Category:Snipetron Build

See the user build section for builds using this weapon.

Tips

  • The Snipetron is great for headshots and is very useful against the Grineer.
  • Always ensure that Snipetron is fully loaded before heading on to further combat.
  • Use melee or sidearm against close foes instead of using Snipetron.
    • The Bronco, Brakk, and Detron all make for an excellent compliment to the Snipetron, covering close range battles where the Snipetron suffers.
  • Adding a rank 2 Wildfire will give you 1 extra bullet, a rank 2 Magazine Warp will give you 1 extra bullet. Combine Magazine Warp and Wildfire for a total of 6 bullets in the magazine.
  • As a general note, ammo consumption should not be too big of an issue as long as players make full use of their abilities and melee weapons in conjunction with Snipetron. 
  • It works well in conjunction to a Loki, Zephyr, or Nova on the edge of open air maps.
  • Use the Sniper Ammo Mutation mod to greatly relieve the low total ammo and ammo drop chance for sniper rifles.

Notes

  • The Snipetron can break Reinforced glass.
  • This weapon's model looks exactly like Lanka.

Media

  • This is what the zoom-HUD looks like in Corpus Snipers.
  • Snipetron deafult skin(Taken by Soulswipe)
  • Snipetron altered color(Taken by Soulswipe)
  • The colour customization of the Snipetron

See Also

  • Snipetron Vandal, an exclusive Lotus counterpart of this sniper.
  • Lanka, an unknown counterpart of the Snipetron which is available in the Energy lab.

Start a Discussion Discussions about Snipetron

  • How many old members do we have ?

    26 messages
    • I Have both Snipetrons with addiction of Boar and others removed weapons. Miss the Braton Vandal by two days. Ingame Alias: Aquinom
    • I have both Snipetrons and a Snipetron BP. Lol, my clan has 140 members, and only 6 of them have a Svandall.
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