Best Team Fortress 2 Sniper Weapons


The Top Ten

1 Huntsman

MVP with huntsman makes any noob rage case... HE can't USE IT and thinks you hack

It has a good taunt, since it's a fast killing taunt. Also, it's funny when you pin somebody to the wall.

You wouldn't think a bow and arrow would be good against guns, but this weapon proves the contrary. - psychiclion

Its very good. but u need a good aim to use it

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2 Jarate

Throw a jar of piss at a scout, you can now instantly kill a scout from a shot in the foot, LOGIC.

People using this weapon against me makes me pissed... Get it?

Who knew a jar of your own piss could be so helpful. - DapperPickle

I hate this item... it just stinks

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3 Hitman's Heatmaker

If you can bag head shots like crap, this thing is the best. More head shots, more charge, more damage. - Storm

I use this weapon and if you are good at getting head shots then your focus will fill up and then it charges quicker for more head shots, plus the focus doesn't go down if you don't headshot.

Best weapon hands down got some of the sickest headshot cabins that would only be possible with this weapon. And requires actual skill. Unlike huntsman


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4 Sniper Rifle

It does what a sniper needs and it does it without gimmicks, it's reliable and it kills.

Its is good compared to classic where you basically just no scope

This thing is a beast

Nothing can beat it

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5 Machina

I mean, come on. What is the Huntsman doing up at the the top while this awesome rifle can double headshot and shoot though people. Even though it fires tracer rounds, no taunt kill and you have to scope in order to shoot, I still think this is one of the best sniper items in the game.

I'M NOT GOING TO START. First of all, it does high damage to players and you can pretty much not miss a shot. Killing everyone, people will think you are a hacker. But the weapon can't no scope, so you better have an SMG equipped, because you can't always rely on your kukri.

I really enjoy playing with this gun. That satisfying moment when you get a double head shot. I like to have the razorback equipped so I might be scoped in, a spy comes along, I here him breaking my shield so I whack him with the tribal mans shiv. Easy!

I can take out enemies in one shot or at least take away 90% of their health while fully charged, which is annoying when you come out of spawn with full health. And I got kicked for cheating because I was too good with this gun

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6 Darwin’s Danger Shield

More health? Perfect! Bullet resistance? Even better! Who cares about more damage taken from explosives? They are slow and easy to dodge. - Storm

Really awesome how it can block 1 headshot.

R.I.P every spy ever who was unfortunate enough to go up against whoever using this

annoying to play against. Pain in the ass when you headshot someone, they don't die, and then they full charge bodyshot you.

7 Awper Hand

Looks awesome with the same amazing stats as stock

Its just awesome... and its really OP



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8 Cozy Camper

20% damage vulnerability. So what? Snipers are usually out away from combat, and if he is in combat, most likely he would die anyway. Lets you regenerate 1 health every second, and no flinching on aiming. A wonderful secondary weapon. - Storm

9 Tribalman's Shiv

Its cool jagged and you bleed after someone hits you

Basically the southern hospitality for sniper

Yo SO what if it does more damage, you still use the normal becuase it is faster... but this is pretty op in terms of SPYCHECK, but we had the damn razor back for that (yes I am a noob) so. BYE BYE

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10 Submachine Gun

A mini gun with a lot less spin-up with normal movement speed. How good is that? - Storm

Hey I just killed spy with this, its alright. AS LONG AS I DON'T RUN AT HEAVIES WITH IT

Ok no you are a sniper you should be sniping not running in to battle and cleaners carbine is no apologie.

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11 Razorback

A lot of people don't like this weapon, but if you find yourself on a server with its fair share of spies going around camping on your team's snipers, it helps a lot

Of course, when you jarate them and you hit them, it does CRITICAL HIT!

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12 Bushwacka

There are still random critical hits, and mini-crits will turn into crits! Great with Jarate. You would most likely be dead anyway if a Pyro ambushes you, and if you still lived, you can use Jarate to extinguish the fire. So no worries about the 20% fire damage vulnerability. - Storm

Actually dudes, its meant to be with syndey sleeper and crocodile sheild blabla (Darwin danger)..

Honestly, I think the reason this isn't higher on the list is becuase it is really only good with Jarate. Of course, if you have Jarate, IT IS INSANE WITH JARATE. Otherwise, the normal Kukri is better.

13 Sydney Sleeper

Good for when using a good smg, but not given enough credit for, sorry piss rifle

Who doesn't like a gun that shoots out piss bullets?

Good for support. You set up mini crits for teammates across the map. Fully charge it does 400 damage.

Great for getting assists and really good for head shots. it can kill them at less charge because of the Jarate.

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14 Bazaar Bargain

This weapon is good if you are a good sniper if not then this weapon might not be the best choice

Brilliant gun

The weapon for a pro sniper.

15 Fortified Compound

A nice reskin of the hunts man, with new metal details, plus the time you can hold and arrow while still being on point seems to be extended

Huntsman is FIRST
I mean I ain't wailing but isn't Fortified a BETTER reskin?

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16 The Classic

Fun, but it's simply not a good weapon to depend on. The no-scope thing is useless for good snipers since they aren't going to be scoped 100% of the time, and not being to headshot until fully charged just kills this weapon as a large part of sniper shots aren't going to be 100% charged, but rather just scoping and headshotting (uncharged) for a quick kill on squishy units. The 10% less damage on bodyshot just adds insult to injury.

I am not saying it is the best. But you gotta admit its fun.

People always say that this is a terrible weapon, but the no-scope function is very very useful. If you are a sniper it is a good thing to always be able to see the entire battlefield. If you know how to use it, it'll always be charged.

Classic is the best.

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17 Cleaner's Carbine

Same as the normal Smg, but gives you crits.. Still there are better choices

It has a silencer so you can sneak up on people and fill up your damage meter to get dem minicrits

100 damage for 8 secs of Mini-Crits? That's not demanding at ALL - Daemonbomb


18 The Shooting Star

Hang on. Why is this one getting no attention.

It looks awesome

19 Flamethrower

Not a sniper weapon,but when you have the huntsman, the arrow burns and if you shoot your target will burn in hell.

What people don't think about is that you can actually get headshots with a flamethrower. Its as easy as reflecting a huntsman arrow back into that wankers head.

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20 Force-A-Nature

It may not be a sniper weapon, but still, you can get more kills with this than any sniper weapon, trust me, sniper sucks.

Nah, 1 fully charged body shot to the Scout and he's dunzo, trust me, bodyshots are easy.

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1. Sniper Rifle
2. Huntsman
3. Darwin’s Danger Shield
1. Huntsman
2. Jarate
3. Bushwacka
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