100% damage to 400 m
50% damage past 600 m
Snipetron is a Corpus built sniper rifle. Its high focus on damage makes it an ideal weapon for bringing down heavily armored targets.
This weapon can be sold for
Characteristics [ ]
This weapon deals primarily
and Impact damage – less effective against Slash shields and health. Has linear damage falloff from 100% to 50% from 400m to 600m target distance (distances are affected by
Projectile Speed). Lowest
critical multiplier of all sniper rifles. Tied with
for the lowest Rubico status chance of all sniper rifles. Small magazine size.
reload speed. Draws from the rare sniper ammo pool.
Inaccurate beyond short range when fired from the hip.
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Acquisition [ ]
Originally available from the
Market, it was retired from it in (2013-05-23) due to lore issues where Corpus do not utilize weapons that fire bullets, but rely on Update 8.0 energy weapons or railgun technology.
Players were able to obtain a
and a Snipetron Vandal Blueprint for the normal Snipetron through the Informant Event after killing 20 Informers. The developers admitted that this was an apology for the Snipetron's sudden removal. Following the event, any piece of content to be removed from the market is now given a week's advance notice.
The Snipetron blueprint was added as a reward for the Project Undermine
Tactical Alert from the 2nd of October 2015 to the 5th of October 2015.
The blueprint occasionally returned as an offering sold by
Nakak in Cetus during the Operation: Plague Star event for 3,000 Operational Supply and .
The blueprint was available from
Ticker in Fortuna during the Star Days event for 10 Advances Debt-Bonds.
Notes [ ]
Using and Wildfire on their own will give you one bullet each, while using both at the same time will give you two extra bullets. Magazine Warp
Tips [ ]
Use your melee or your sidearm for close-quarters combat.
As a general note, ammo consumption should not be too big of an issue as long as players make full use of their abilities and melee weapons in conjunction with Snipetron.
mod to greatly relieve the low total ammo and ammo drop chance for sniper rifles.
Sniper Ammo Mutation Like all sniper rifles, the Snipetron works well with Warframes with mobility-boosting abilities such as or Zephyr . Nova
Trivia [ ]
As this was the first true sniper rifle in the game,
Grineer Ballista were equipped with this weapon before the was introduced. Vulkar The Snipetron shares an identical appearance with the , which effectively replaced it as the Corpus sniper rifle. Lanka
Media [ ]
Warframe Snipetron Basic Quick Setup (U17.5.4)
SNIPETRON BUILD - 720 NO SCOPE!!!! 4 forma - Update 17.8
Lets Max (Warframe) 96 - Snipetron + Sniper Discussion
Warframe - All Corpus Primaries - Weapon Animations & Sounds (2012 - 2019)
Warframe - All Corpus Weapon Reloads in 1 minute (2012 - 2019)
Patch History [ ]
Damage increased from 175 to 180
Status chance increased from 10% to 12%
Reduced the headshot damage of the Snipetron series in Conclave.
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
Fire rate increased from 1.5 to 2
First level zoom +10% Damage replaced with +30% Head Shot Damage
Second level zoom 15% Damage replaced with +50% Head Shot Damage
Conclave: Reduced the damage of the Snipetron series in PvP.
Conclave: The Snipetron weapon series is now available in PvP.
Added 2.5 puncture depth.
Increased damage from 100 to 125.
Reduced reload time from 4s to 3.5s.
Updated reload sound effects for Snipetron.
Updated Snipetron sound FX.
Changed price from (blueprint) to 50,000 . 225
Snipetron now has Armor Piercing damage by default, but with a slight increase to recoil.
Update 7.x Weapon Balance
Damage increased from 100 to 115
Reload time decreased from 5 to 3.8.
Tweaks to Recoil feel, added Rotation and Translation Spring values. Tweaks to aim while scoped and from hip. Added force feedback to its firing sound.
Nerfed Snipetron, added scope effects
Item introduced with game release.
See also [ ]
, the Vandalized counterpart of this sniper. Snipetron Vandal , the successor of Snipetron, which is available in the Energy lab. Lanka
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