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M-97 Viper

M-97 Viper

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Type Sniper Rifle
Recoil Low
Accuracy High
Fire Mode Semi-Automatic
Fire Rate 240 RPM
Clip size 12
Base Damage 81.9
Armor Damage 1.35x
Shield Damage 1.15x
Barrier Damage 1.15x

M-97 Viper is a Sniper Rifle. It is an effective weapon for long-range combat. Snipers usually have a slow fire rate and very high damage. They also have a scope for precise targeting.

M-97 Viper - Description

Rapid-fire military sniper rifle. Incredibly accurate and deadly at long range, these weapons are popular amongst infiltrators and assassins. Very effective against armor; somewhat effective against shields and biotic barriers. Upgrades the Mantis Sniper Rifle.

Rosenkov Materials developed this deadly weapon in response to the rising prevalence of kinetic barriers. While kinetic barriers still offer some protection from this weapon, its sheer power and rapid rate of fire make it capable of quickly killing almost any target, regardless of its defenses.

M-97 Viper - Can be used by

  • Thane
  • Garrus
  • Zaeed
  • Legion
  • Infiltrator
  • Soldier

M-97 Viper - How to obtain

  • Awarded during Thane's Recruitment mission. The mission becomes available after finishing Horizon mission
  • It is available at multiple places during the quest. However, if not picked you wil automatically obtain it as a reward.

M-97 Viper - Notes

  • The weapon does not perform as well on companions as they cannot utilize its fast fire rate.