Wiki Sniper

![Sniper](http://classicfortress.net/images/sniper.png "Sniper") The Sniper can one-shot kill any class from a large distance using his [Sniper Rifle](Sniper-Rifle) with zoom, and makes a great support player to aid both the offense and defense of his team. Property | Rating --- | --- **Role** | Support **Damage** | ![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png) **Armor** | ![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-empty.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-empty.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-empty.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-empty.png) **Speed** | ![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-gold.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-empty.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-empty.png)![](http://classicfortress.net/images/star-empty.png) ## Class specific bindings Key | Command | Description --- | --- | --- **1** | `slot1` | *Equip the [Sniper Rifle](Sniper-Rifle)* **2** | `slot2` | *Equip the [Sniper Rifle on Full Auto](Sniper-Rifle-on-Full-Auto)* **3** | `slot3` | *Equip the [Nailgun](Nailgun)* **4** | `slot4` | *Equip the [Axe](Axe)* **e** | `special` | *Toggle zoom mode* **mousewheel up** | `zoomin` | *Zoom in (while in zoom mode)* **mousewheel down** | `zoomout` | *Zoom out (while in zoom mode)* **mouse2** | `+gren1` | *Throw a [Hand Grenade](Hand-Grenade)* **f** | `+gren2` | *Throw a [Flare](Flare)* ## Class specific aliases Alias | Description --- | --- `zoomtoggle` | *Toggle zoom mode* `zoomin` | *Zoom in (for adjusting zoom while in zoom mode)* `zoomout` | *Zoom out (for adjusting zoom while in zoom mode)* ## Class specific settings Command | Description --- | --- `cf_zoomfov ` | *The default zoom fov which zoomtoggle
zooms to (defaults to 30)* `cf_zoomsteps ` | *The fov increments/decrements used by
zoomin/zoomout (defaults to 5)* The default zoom fov is applied on map change. As soon as you alter your zoom during a game, the default zoom fov will be replaced with a temporary zoom fov setting for the duration of the map. ## Class tips The following are in-game class tips that are displayed when spawning as a Sniper. >Position yourself strategically so you can easily take cover from incoming fire. >The sniper rifle (1) does more damage the longer you hold down fire (mouse1). >Use full auto mode sniper rifle (2) to pick off a weak enemy. >Head shots with the sniper rifle (1) deal double damage. >Leg shots with the sniper rifle (1) slow your enemy. >Throw flares (f) to illuminate a dark area. >Zoom in (e) to get a better view of your enemies. >Use the mouse wheel to adjust zoom while zoomed in. >Your mouse sensitivity will automatically adjust to your zoom level.