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The Elite Sniper is a stronger version of the regular Swarm Sniper. These Swarms are armed with an EMBAR Railgun and Shock Grenades.

Like the normal sniper, they only have one eye, however it is compensate by an armored cybernetic eye that covers the empty left eye socket.

The cybernetic eye is possibly what allows the Elite Sniper to aim the scopeless EMBAR with accuracy.[1]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Elite Snipers have more health than the regular sniper, making them on par with Drones.

Other than that, they function the same as a sniper; preferring hard to reach places that are in a covered, elevated position, where they can fire their EMBARs from afar.

They will stay behind cover until they take aim; the shine from their cybernetic eye betrays their position.[2]

If you have a precision weapon, such as an EMBAR or your own Longshot, exploit their low health and aim for the head.

Multiplayer[edit | edit source]

  • The Elite Sniper is a playable multiplayer character for the Swarm in Gears 5.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Hollow and Enemy Creatures
Locust Horde
Queen
Berserker (Matriarch) · Boomer (Butcher, Flame Boomer, Grinder, Mauler, Mauler Elite, Savage Boomer, Tremor) · Drone (Beast Rider, Bolter, Cleaver Theron, Cyclops, Disciple, Flame Drone, Flame Grenadier, Grappler, Grenadier, Grenadier Elite, Gunner, Hunter, Hunter Elite, Miner, Palace Guard, Rager, Savage Drone, Savage Grenadier, Savage Grenadier Elite, Savage Hunter, Savage Marauder, Savage Theron, Sniper, Spotter, Theron Elite, Theron Guard, Theron Sentinel) · Kantus (Armored Kantus, Savage Kantus, Zealot) · Sire
Hollow Creatures
Bloodmount · Brumak · Corpser (Shibboleth) · Digger · Gas Barge · Heart Leech · Kraken · Kryll · Leviathan · Mangler · Nemacyst (Ink Grenade) · Nemacyte · Reaver (Assault Barque, Hydra) · Riftworm · Rockworm · Seeder · Serapede · Siegebeast · Tempest (Shrieker) · Ticker · Torture Barge · Wretch
Lambent
Imulsion
Former · Lambent Berserker · Lambent Brumak · Lambent Bull · Lambent Dog · Lambent Drone (Lambent Drudge) · Lambent Gunker · Lambent Leviathan · Lambent Polyp · Lambent Stalk · Lambent Wretch
Swarm
Queen
Canker · Carrier · DeeBees (Bastion, Reject, Stump) · Drone (Elite Drone, Grenadier, Elite Grenadier, Hunter, Elite Hunter, Imago, Sniper, Elite Sniper) · Flock (Leech) · Hive Beast · Juvie (Screamer, Popper) · Kraken · Locust Drone · Matriarch · Pouncer · Scion (Armored Scion, Heavy Scion, Scion Elite, Warden) · Sire · Snatcher · Swarmak
DeeBees
DR-1 · Shepherd (Deadeye) · Tracker (Shock Tracker) · Watcher (Guardian, Sentinel)
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