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Destiny Sniper Rifle 1

Example of a sniper rifle.

Sniper rifles are a class of special weapons in Destiny. They are outfitted with long-range scopes and deal tremendous precision damage.



The following table illustrates the performance of each sniper rifle archetype in the Crucible:[1][2]

Archetype Damage Per Hit Time-to-Kill (seconds)
Crit Body Crit Body
Very-High-Impact 452 181 0 1.00
High-Impact 417 167 0 0.83
Medium-Impact 334 134 0 0.68
Low-Impact 267 107 0 0.53
Very-Low-Impact 250 100 0 0.53
Extremely-Low-Impact 217 87 0 0.43


  1. Reddit "In-depth weapons sats spreadsheet 2.0 (Time To Kill, Damage, RPM), featuring all new weapons from The Taken King Expansion!". Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  2. Reddit "Mercules' Massive Breakdown Weapon Stats Spreadsheet, Including Stats and Times-to-Kill". Retrieved June 12, 2016.

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