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Sniper is the title of a group of common sniper rifles in Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel manufactured exclusively by Dahl. The Sniper can spawn with Dahl or Maliwan barrels.

Usage & Description[]

Snipers with the Maliwan barrel gain bonuses to their elemental damage and fire in three-round bursts, while with the Dahl barrel they gain bonus recoil reduction and burst-fire.

Notable Variants[]

  • PitchforkLegendary sniper rifle that fires a group of 5 projectiles at the cost of 2 ammo per shot.

Borderlands 2[]

  • SlothUnique sniper rifle with increased damage but reduced projectile velocity.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel[]

  • Wet WeekUnique sniper increased damage but reduced projectile velocity.


  • The Sniper is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.