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Room restrict limitsniperA sniper rifle is a category of primary weapons available in Counter-Strike Online.

Overview

Sniper rifles are categorized in "Rifles" section by pressing 4 button in buy menu for the shortcut key. Sniper rifles are divided into two types of it: Bolt-action and semi-auto sniper rifles. They are reliable for players for beginners or experts in order to cut down their opponents in few shots, making a small but the best efficient in every matches.  Most of expert players use bolt-action sniper rifles instead semi-auto but it also depends on the situation.

Sniper rifles

There are different types sniper rifles in Counter-Strike Online:

Bolt-action

Scout gfx
Main article: Scout

This 10 rounds, 7.62mm sniper rifle is fast and accurate during firing. But it has a weak penetration rate, so it has to be aimed at the head to be maneuvered right.

M24 gfx
Main article: M24 sniper rifle

This 10 rounds, 7.62mm sniper rifle boasts excellent mobility as well as accuracy. Its accuracy in moving shot is highly respectable, while its firepower is sufficient enough to neutralize a human target in mid-range.

Awp
Main article: AWP

This 10 rounds, .338 Lapua Magnum sniper rifle boasts an excellent penetration rate which makes all Kevlar useless.

Awpr93
Main article: R93

This is a straight bolt action method sniper rifle which holds 5 rounds for each round with .338 Lapua magnums. It has both advantages of bolt action and recoil.

Awpaw50
Main article: AW50

This sniper rifle is an upgraded version of AW which holds 5 rounds for each round with .50 BMG. It boasts a strong destruction power which can even pass through gloves.

M400 gfx
Main article: Cheytac M200

M200 holds 10 rounds for each round with .338 Lapua. It boasts vast destructive power and great accuracy that can neutralize all armor items.

Trg42
Main article: Sako TRG

This 10 rounds, .338 Lapua TRG-42 boasts an excellent penetration rate which makes all kevlar useless.

Xm2010
Main article: Remington XM2010 ESR

This sniper rifle holds 5 rounds for each round with 7.62mm. It has excellent mobility and a good accuracy rate while moving. It also has a power to kill enemy in a middle range with one shot.

Barrett m95
Main article: M95

This is a bullpup design single shot sniper rifle which holds 5 rounds for each round with .50 calibers. It has been designed to maximize its high accuracy rate as well as a great power with .50 calibers.

M82
Main article: Parkerhale M82

This sniper rifle holds 10 of 7.62mm NATO rounds for each magazine. It possesses a constant high accuracy even in movement. The first stage of scope allows you to react quickly and effectively to adapt to any situations.

Awpz
Main article: AWP-Z

This Z-Virus infected sniper rifle holds 10 .338 Lapua bullet rounds. The virus gives its user high speed and accuracy. The following effect will only apply to Zombie Escape, Zombie Scenario and Human Scenario modes.

Mosin
Main article: Mosin-Nagant

This is a bolt-action rifle originated from Russian Empire and Soviet Union fed with 5 rounds of 7.62 NATO. It was firstly introduced in 1891 and involved in many wars including World War I and World War II. It is equipped with a sniper scope for long range combat.

Pgm
Main article: PGM Hécate II

Firstly introduced in 1993, PGM Hécate II is a 7-round .50 BMG caliber anti-material bolt-action sniper rifle. Its efficient muzzle brake greatly reduces the outcoming percussion.

Falcon
Main article: Falcon

Firstly build in 1998, Falcon is a Czech single-shot sniper rifle fed with 1 round of .50 BMG. It has a very high destructive and penetration power, making it reliable even in a very long range.

Buffawp
Main article: AWP Elven Ranger

A sniper rifle fed with 20 rounds of .338 Lapua Magnum specially designed to battle against the zombies. By zooming in, the user can charge up the shots to deal higher damage. If in possession, the user will be granted the following buffs:

  • Increases the duration of Sprint skill in Zombie Hero by 1 second.
  • Armor is increased 5 levels at the start of the round for all players in Zombie Scenario mode (max level does not increase).
  • +200% EXP to the owner.
  • +50% EXP to the other players in the room.
  • Unlimited spare ammo in Scenario modes.
  • Hit-markers function.

Destroyer icon
Main article: Destroyer

A special sniper rifle fed with 3 rounds of 20mm Special HE cartridge. The ammunition is loaded with explosives that explodes after hitting a target, causing additional damage.

Semi-automatic

Wa2000
Main article: Walther WA2000

This is a rapid fire bullpup sniper rifle which holds 12 7.62mm rounds for each magazine. It boasts an excellent performance for damage and accuracy with its luxury body.

As50
Main article: AS50

This is a rapid sniper rifle which holds 5 rounds for each round with .50 calibers. It has strength with .50 calibers as well as a quick consecutive fire power. It is recommended to pay close attention for each fire to control the recoil.

Psg1
Main article: PSG-1

PSG-1 is a German semi-automatic sniper rifle that is fed with 5 rounds of 7.62 NATO caliber based on HK G3SG-1. Its high damage and accuracy makes it known as the world's most sophisticated semi-automatic sniper rifle.

Icon svd cso
Main article: SVD

This 10 rounds, 7.62mm semi-automatic sniper rifle is cheap and versatile beginning from middle range, having good accuracy and penetration power.

Bandita
Main article: Bendita

Bendita is a modified version of AI AS50, it features 7 rounds of .50 BMG Holy. This weapon was purposely designed for zombie combat.

Automatic

Vsk94
Main article: VSK-94

This 20 rounds, 9mm submachine gun can be used as a sniper rifle when you attach the sniper equipment and the silencer, and is a fast weapon for middle distance.

G3sg1 icon
Main article: HK G3SG-1

This 20 rounds, 7.62mm sniper rifle is more suitable for assault support rather than sniping.

Icon sl8 cso
Main article: H&K SL8

A sniper rifle that carries 20, 5.56mm rounds per clip. With a high rate of fire, this weapons suppression is lethal at mid distances. It can be upgraded to SL8 Custom via Upgrade Event.

Skull5
Main article: SKULL-5

This is a remodeled version of M14 EBR which allows consecutive shots by equipping a scope. It holds 24 rounds for each round with a special bullet of 5.56mm. The special bullet which is developed and invested by the government delivers a vital damage to zombie with its excellent penetration rate.

Sg550 gfx
Main article: SIG SG550 Sniper

This 30 rounds, 5.56mm sniper rifle is more suitable for assault support rather than sniping.

Others

Savery rifle icon
Main article: Savery

Savery is a United Kingdom sniper rifle fed with 7 rounds of .338 Lapua Magnum. It has short reload time and boasts excellent firepower due to the steam-powered mechanism of the weapon and composed of a cylindrical magazine, as used by revolvers. However, Savery can only be obtained from Code Box.

Thunderbolt
Main article: Thunderbolt

This rail gun fires bullets that are accelerated by the electromagnetic effect. With its destructive power, it can penetrate and kill any obstacles and enemies in one shot.

Lightningrail
Main article: Lightning Rail

A rail gun that fires electromagnetic energy projectiles at supersonic speeds. It has an incredibly destructive force but is very heavy and can't be fired continuously.


Gameplay

Sniper rifles are widely used in Original or Basic mode. In Zombie modes, most of semi-auto sniper rifles are used with few bolt-action users. On the other side, Zombie Scenario mode has rare sniper-rifle users as it has low fire rate unless they know the risk and how to use it efficiently.

Specials

If a player purchases the Sniper Set, he/she will get Scout, AWP, SG550, G3SG1, SVD, VSK-94 and the Desert Eagle pistol as an extra weapon.

Tactics

  • If wielding bolt-action sniper rifles, always perform a quick switch (by pressing the default key Q) to ease your movement if you miss the shot or hit opponents but still alive. Use your "Secondary" to finish him/her.
  • Hiding behind boxes sometimes isn't safe. Some players will penetrate your guard by throwing Flashbangs or HE Grenades.
  • Some players will shoot the material that hides your position. Be careful! Not every material in the map is reliable to protect you. They will shoot any materials that can be penetrated by using their strong weapons.
  • It is recommended to fire semi-auto sniper rifle in bursts and stand still or crouching as they lose accuracy if player is moving for a bit and scoped.
  • Try practicing your quick-scope ability with bots.

Update sequence

  1. AWP
  2. G3 SG/1
  3. Scout
  4. SG550
  5. SVD
  6. VSK-94
  7. TRG-42
  8. M200
  9. R93
  10. AW50
  11. SL8
  12. M24
  13. WA2000
  14. M95
  15. SKULL-5
  16. XM2010
  17. AS50
  18. M82
  19. Thunderbolt
  20. PSG-1
  21. AWP-Z
  22. Savery
  23. Bendita
  24. Mosin-Nagant
  25. Lightning Rail
  26. PGM Hécate II
  27. Falcon
  28. AWP Elven Ranger
  29. Destroyer

Comparison

  • Just like in real life. Pull the bolt to fire it again. Deals good to epic damages with great accuracy makes it reliable for experts but it costs expensively and most of them are heavy with low magazine size, causes a player to force his/her better tactics frequently while train his/her favourite bolt-action sniper rifle. (except Scout which is increase the player's speed for 5%)
Sniper Price Damage Accuracy Recoil Fire Rate Speed reduction Magazine size Ammunition Affiliation Reload time
Scout gfx
$2,750
65
88%
30%
36%
-5%
10 / 90
Hud 7.62 cs Ct icon small Tr icon small 2.0 seconds
M24 gfx
$4,500
99
92%
30%
24%
0%
10 / 90
Hud 7.62 cs Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Awp
$4,750
100+
100%
30%
26%
18%
10 / 30
Hud .338 cz Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Awpr93 $4,750 100+ 99% 37% 29% 16% 5 / 30 Hud .338 cz Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Awpaw50 $5,000 100+ 100% 52% 24% 23% 5 / 50 .50bmg Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
M400 gfx
$4,750
100+
100%
22%
23%
15%
10 / 30
Hud .338 cz Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Trg42
$4,750
100+
100%
34%
27%
16%
10 / 30
Hud .338 cz Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Xm2010 $4,800 100+ 92% 30% 27% 14% 5 / 90 Hud 7.62 cs Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Barrett m95 $5,000 100+ 100% 60% 24% 23% 5 / 50 .50bmg Ct icon small Tr icon small 4.0 seconds
M82 $4,700 99 94% 42% 21% 9% 10 / 90 Hud 7.62 cs Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Awpz $4800 100 100% 30% 26% 18% (-10% in Zombie Escape) 10 / 30 Hud .338 cz Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds

  • They are good to snipe opponents in larger capacity, firing it while crouching gives more chance to hit the target.
Sniper Price Damage Accuracy Recoil Fire rate Speed reduction Magazine size Ammunition Affiliation Reload time
Icon svd cso $4,100 96 12% 61% 67% 9% 10 / 90 Hud 7.62 cs Tr icon small 3.7 seconds
Psg1
$4,750
98%
98%
56%
65%
14%
5 / 90
Hud 7.62 cs Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Wa2000 $4,600 96 92% 55% 69% 18% 12 / 90 Hud 7.62 cs Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
As50 $5,000 100 69% 71% 75% 20% 5 / 50 .50bmg Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds

Sniper Price Damage Accuracy Recoil Fire Rate Speed reduction Magazine size Ammunition Affiliation Reload time
Skull5
$6,000
  • 80 (Human)* 160 (Zombie)
36%
36%
80%
20%
24 / 240
5.56mmaz hud3 Ct icon small Tr icon small 2.0 seconds
G3sg1 icon
$5,000
70
45%
28%
83%
18%
20 / 90
Hud 7.62 cs
Tr icon small

3.5 seconds

Sg550 gfx
$4,200
61
38%
24%
83%
18%
30 / 90
Hud 5.56 cs
Ct icon small
3.8 seconds
Vsk94
$3,750
28
10%
21%
90%
0%
20 / 120
Icon 9mm
Ct icon small
3.3 seconds
Icon sl8 cso
$4,600
54
39%
20%
85%
18%
20 / 90
Hud 5.56 cs
Ct icon small Tr icon small
3.4 seconds

Sniper Price Damage Accuracy Recoil Fusillade Speed reduction Clip capacity Ammunition Affiliation Reload time
Thunderbolt $6500 1000 100% 30% N/A 27% 20 Battery Ct icon small Tr icon small 2.5 seconds
Savery rifle icon $5500 100 99% 74% 86% 18% 7 / 30 Hud .338 cz Ct icon small Tr icon small 3.0 seconds
Lightningrail $5500 100 100% 30% N/A 29% 20 Battery All 2.5 secconds

Trivia

  • If you zoom-in using any sniper rifle, a sound can be heard. This would attract any alerted opponents.
  • In some maps, there are corners where it can't hide snipers completely. Causing an attention for patrolling opponents because the half of the muzzle can be seen.
Zoom

The zoom sound


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