A customized version of the elusive Snipetron, with metallic finish and Lotus decal.

The Snipetron Vandal is the Vandal version of the CorpusSniperRifle.png Snipetron, sporting an increase in magazine size and reload speed, but sacrifices Impact b.svg Impact and Slash b.svg Slash damages in order to boost its Puncture b.svg Puncture damage.

This weapon can be sold for Credits64.png7,500

Manufacturing Requirements
Time: 12 hrs
Rush: Platinum64.png 35
MarketIcon.png Market Price: Platinum64.png N/A Blueprint2.svg Blueprints Price:N/A

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

This weapon was awarded as a special-edition reward for killing 20 Informers in the Informant Event, complete with a free weapon slot and a pre-installed Orokin Catalyst.

The blueprint and parts were formerly a reward from the Sixth Season of Sorties; they can now be found as an Invasion reward. All components can be traded, although players must have a Mastery Rank of at least 5 to acquire the blueprint.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This weapon deals primarily Puncture b.svg Puncture damage.


  • High Puncture b.svg Puncture damage – effective against health.
  • Innate 3 meter punch through.
  • High accuracy.
  • Zooming in increases headshot damage by +25% at 2.5x zoom or +50% at 6x zoom.
  • Innate Madurai Pol.svg polarity.


  • Low Impact b.svg Impact and Slash b.svg Slash damage – less effective against shields.
  • Linear damage falloff from 100% to 50% from 400m to 600m target distance (distances are affected by Projectile Speed).
  • High recoil.
  • Small magazine size.
  • Inaccurate beyond short range when fired from the hip.


  • Snipetron Vandal, compared to Snipetron:
    • Lower base damage (104.0 vs. 132.0)
      • Lower Impact b.svg Impact damage (5.2 vs. 13.2)
      • Lower Puncture b.svg Puncture damage (93.6 vs. 105.6)
      • Lower Slash b.svg Slash damage (5.2 vs. 13.2)
    • Larger magazine (6 rounds vs. 4 rounds)
    • Larger max ammo capacity (24 rounds vs. 20 rounds)
    • Faster reload speed (2 s vs. 3.5 s)
    • Higher Mastery Rank required (5 vs. 0)

Weapon Loadouts[edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Originally came pre-installed with its own Orokin Catalyst and its own weapon slot.

Media[edit | edit source]

Snipetron Vandal Skins

Patch History[edit | edit source]

Update 22.12

  • Mastery Rank increased from 0 to 5
  • Status chance increased 15% to 16%
  • Critical chance increased from 25% to 28%

Hotfix 22.0.6

  • Conclave: Reduced the headshot damage of the Vulkar series, Snipetron series and Vectis series in Conclave.

Update 22.0

General Sniper Changes:

  • Reticle sway removed from all zoom levels!
  • 1 meter punch through added to all snipers without any to start with (snipers with innate punch through unchanged).
  • 1 combo count removed at a time when duration runs out instead of all of them (decay vs. cooldown).
  • 1 combo count removed on miss instead of all of them
  • Additional bullets from multishot will each count as their own hits and misses in the combo counter
  • Combo duration reduced to 2 seconds for all snipers apart from Lanka which is reduced to 6
  • Damage fall off begins at 400 meters and ends at 600 meters with damage reduced to 50% past 600 meters.

Specific Sniper Weapon Changes: Snipetron Vandal

  • Fire rate increased from 1.5 to 2
  • The Snipetron Vandal has received the PBR Treatment.
  • Wraith and Vandal weapons can now be colored.
  • First level zoom +10% Damage replaced with +30% Head Shot Damage
  • Second level zoom 15% Damage replaced with +50% Head Shot Damage

Update 18.8

  • Snipetron Vandal Blueprint is now tradable.

Update 18.5

  • Conclave: Reduced the damage of the Snipetron Vandal.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Snipetron to skip reload animations.

Hotfix 18.0.4

  • Conclave: Reduced the damage of the Snipetron series in PvP.

Hotfix 17.6.2

  • Conclave: The Snipetron weapon series is now available in PvP.

Update 14.2

  • Added 3 puncture depth.
  • Increased damage from 125 to 150.
  • Reduced reload time from 4s to 3.5s.

Update 13.5

  • Fixed issue with Shock Camo skin not working on Snipetron Vandal.

Hotfix 9.6.1

  • Updated reload sound effects for Snipetron Vandal.

Update 9.3

  • Updated fire sounds for Snipetron Vandal.

Update 9.0

  • Revisions to Snipetron Vandal sounds.

Hotfix 8.3.3

  • Updated Snipetron Vandal sound FX.

See also[edit | edit source]

  • CorpusSniperRifle.png Snipetron, the original counterpart of this weapon.
  • CorpusSniperRifle.png Lanka, a weapon that uses the model of the original Snipetron.
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