Sniper is the title of a group of common sniper rifles in Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. They are 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 5 shots at the cost of 2 in a "V" pattern.

Borderlands 2

  • SlothUnique sniper rifle with increased damage but slow moving bullets.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

  • Wet WeekUnique sniper similar to the Sloth.


  • The Sniper is obtained randomly from any suitable loot source.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.