A bolt action sniper rifle that use high caliber rounds as it was used and created by the COG during the Pendulum War and its successor, the Locust War. The long barrel and its scope helps to improve performance in long range combat, but they can be a hindrance depending on the situation. It made a appearance in all Gears of War games.

Powers and Abilities

Tier: 9-B

Name: Longshot Sniper Rifle, Longshot

Origin: Gears of War

Age: Unknown as it was never stated by any official sources, but it was made around the Pendulum War Era

Classification: Sniper Rifle

Wielders: Both COG and Locust can used it

Powers and Abilities: It fires primarily bullets and can be used as a melee weapon in a execution.

Attack Potency: Wall level (One shot most enemies with a headshot and normally take two shots to "down" a enemy)

Speed: Athletic Human (It has a fire rate of 130 per minute)

Durability: Wall level (It was used as a melee weapon during execution for it)

Range: Extreme long range for this weapon

Weakness: It can jam, harm both allies and enemies; it is not useful in close range combat and its barrel are exposed. Using the scope, you will have limited field of vision in combat.

Feats: None notable

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Execution: It involves flipping the sniper rifle so that the barrel is in the player's hands, then smashing the stock of the rifle onto the enemy's back, breaking it.