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Best Sniper in Warzone 2: Which is the best Warzone 2.0 Sniper Rifle on offer?

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Looking for the best Sniper Rifle in Warzone 2? Sniper Rifles are perfect for cracking skulls from an incredible distance in Warzone 2, but they're not all equal.

Finding the best Sniper is essential if you want to come out on top in long-range engagements, but testing them takes time. Time that you'd probably rather spend scoring headshots and getting wins. That's why we've done all the testing for you!

In this guide, we'll reveal our pick for the very best Sniper Rifle in Warzone 2 at the moment. We'll also provide a ranked list of every Sniper Rifle in Warzone 2, and provide more information on each so that you understand why they've been ranked in their current position.

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Best Sniper in Warzone 2

The best Sniper in Warzone 2 is the Victus XMR. It has best in class damage range and incredible accuracy, making it exceptional for picking off enemies in the distance with one or two clean shots. It's incredibly similar to the MCPR-300, but with slightly higher chest damage that makes it the clear winner between the two.

Below, you can see our ranked list of the best Sniper Rifles in Warzone 2:

  1. Victus XMR
  2. MCPR-300
  3. Signal 50
  4. SP-X 80
  5. LA-B 330

5. LA-B 330

The player in Warzone 2.0 inspects their weapon, the LA-B 330.
The LA-B 330 is a formidable and lightweight sniper - it's just outclassed by its competitors.

The LA-B 330 is a great Sniper Rifle, with the remarkable damage and pinpoint precision that you'd expect from a gun of this class. It's also delightfully easy to handle, with a lighter frame giving you some extra speed that makes the LA-B 330 perfect for those quickscopes.

It takes the bottom spot on this list solely because it's outclassed by other Snipers, which all offer slight advantages that take them beyond the LA-B 330. The SP-X 80 is lighter, the Signal 50 fires faster, and the MCPR-300 offers top damage at range. If you're on the camo grind or just stuck using this Sniper Rifle after picking it up from the ground, though, you won't be in for a bad time.

4. SP-X 80

The player in Warzone 2.0 inspects their weapon, the SP-X 80.
Ideal for quickscoping, the SP-X 80 has the fastest ADS speed of any Sniper Rifle in Warzone 2.

The SP-X 80 is the snappiest Sniper in Warzone 2, offering the fastest ADS speed that'll help you with those fancy quickscopes. It does sacrifice some recoil control to achieve such speeds, but you should be able to easily correct it using a few attachments, making the SP-X 80 a formidable Rifle that'll serve you well in medium-long range situations.

Fortunately, the SP-X 80 doesn't lose out on damage. It's still going to offer easy kills from a distance if you can land two shots, making it an excellent weapon to have in your arsenal while roaming Al Mazrah.

If you're using this weapon and want a better setup, take a look at our guide on the best SP-X 80 loadout in Warzone 2.

3. Signal 50

The player in Warzone 2.0 inspects their weapon, the Signal 50.
The Signal 50's high fire rate makes it perfect for follow-up shots and quickly wiping out squads. | Image credit: Rock Paper Shotgun/Activision

The Signal 50 has the fastest refire rate among the Sniper Rifles in Warzone 2, hurtling it into second place. Since most enemies will be running around with full armour, the ability to quickly fire another round and score a second hit makes the Signal 50 incredibly reliable for easy long-range kills. It doesn't quite match the damage of other Snipers in Warzone 2, but you'll find that it delivers kills just as often.

That refire rate also makes the Signal 50 better for newer players, as it's a little more forgiving. If you're still trying to get to grips with sharpshooting in Al Mazrah, the Signal 50 is the weapon for you.

If you want to try this gun out, check out our guide on the best Signal 50 loadout in Warzone 2.

2. MCPR-300

The player in Warzone 2.0 inspects their weapon, the MCPR-300.
The MCPR-300's exceptional damage and range makes it extremely valuable for any sharpshooter. | Image credit: Rock Paper Shotgun/Activision

Slow and clunky it may be, but the MCPR-300's exceptional damage and accuracy make it perfect for dropping an enemy at incredible range, even when they're armoured up. With a single headshot dealing 275 damage, you'll find that the MCPR-300 is either able to kill your opponents in just one hit, or leave them so low that a quick follow up as they scramble for cover will finish them off. With 10 rounds in a clip, the MCPR-300 is perfect for not just picking off one target, but perhaps an entire squad. With this weapon in your arsenal, it'll be headshots galore.

If that sounds good, then make sure to check out our guide on the best MCPR-300 loadout in Warzone 2.

1. Victus XMR - best Sniper in Warzone 2

The player in Warzone 2.0 inspects their weapon, the Victus XMR Sniper Rifle.
Beating out even the MCPR-300 for raw damage, the Victus XMR is undoubtedly the best Sniper in Warzone 2 right now. | Image credit: Rock Paper Shotgun/Activision

The incredibly potent Victus XMR is almost identical to the MCPR-300, but crucially enjoys a significantly higher damage profile when it comes to chest shots. This alone makes it the clear pick as the best Sniper in Warzone 2 right now, and well worth the minor downsides of slightly lower handling speeds and a lower magazine size (5 compared with the MCPR-300's 10). That last point is by far the most noteworthy, but the extra damage should ensure that you've killed any opponents who are lurking nearby before needing to reload.

If you want to truly dominate the sniper meta in Warzone 2.0 right now, then look no further than our guide on how to create the best Victus XMR loadout in Warzone 2.

That wraps up our guide on the best Sniper in Warzone 2. You'll find it hard to survive with just a Sniper Rifle though, so take a look at our list of the best SMGs and best Assault Rifles in Warzone 2 to find something more suited to close-medium range. Our guide on the best STB 556 loadout in Warzone 2 makes the perfect medium-range laser, while our Warzone 2 FSS Hurricane loadout is ideal at shorter ranges.

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