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Sith Empire Sniper Sith Empire
Faction: Sith Empire
Starting planet: Hutta
Base class: Imperial Agent
Advanced classes: Operative
Republic Counterpart: Gunslinger

The most elite sharpshooters in the galaxy, Snipers use their extensive training to eliminate sensitive targets and turn the tide of the battle in their favor.

  • Sniper Rifle
  • Cover, Ambush, Orbital Strikes
  • Ranged DPS

Skill trees[]

  • Marksmanship - Teaches the Sniper to strike down targets from long distances and from the safety of cover.
  • Engineering - Empowers the Sniper's droids and probes to weaken enemies and give the Empire an advantage.
  • Virulence - Leverages the toxic power of poisons to debilitate enemies over the course of a long fight.


Ability Level
Takeportablecover [Hold Position] 10
[Imperial Targeting] 10
Riflerangefinderdevice [Spotter] 10
Barrage [Suppressive Fire] 10
Imperialagent [Takedown] 10
Rifles [Weapon Proficiency: Sniper Rifle] 10
Cripplingfire [Leg Shot] 12
[Energy Tanks] 15
Concussionmissiles [Cover Pulse] 16
Perforatingshot [Shatter Shot] 18
Entrench [Entrench] 20
[Diversion] 22
[Steady Shots] 25
Lazetarget [Laze Target] 28
Reactiveshots [Series of Shots] 36
Ballisticshield [Ballistic Shield] 42
[Orbital Strike] 48
Assassinate [Target Acquired] 50
Disengagesniper [Covered Escape] 51