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Warzone Season 3 – What Sniper Rifles Are One-Shot Headshot Kills?

The Warzone Season 3 update has nerfed the damage of plenty of sniper rifles – here is a list of every sniper rifle that can get one-shot kills now!

Warzone Season 3 is finally here and it is one of the biggest seasonal updates yet. It has changed almost every aspect of the game from weapon balancing to the map itself.

Of course, the huge Caldera map changes in Season 3 as well as the upcoming Godzilla vs Kong Operation Monarch event will have gotten all of the attention. However, there are some gameplay changes that will really shake up Warzone too.

In addition to players being able to find Perks as ground loot in Warzone, there have been some huge weapon balancing changes. These have shifted the Warzone meta already and removed the one-shot headshot ability of many Warzone snipers!

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Luckily, we know exactly how many headshots each sniper in Warzone takes to down an enemy. Make sure to use one that

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Warzone Season 3 – What Sniper Rifle Should You Use For One-Shot Headshots?

After the Warzone Season 3 update, the sniper and marksman rifles in Warzone can be split up into three categories. This is dependent on how many headshots you need to get to down an enemy.

Two or More Headshots Required

These sniper rifles need two or more headshots at any range to down an enemy in Warzone – avoid using these:

  • Rytec AMR
  • Dragunov
  • M82

Also Read: New Warzone Season 3 Battle Pass Trailer Reveals Godzilla & King Kong Gameplay

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One-Shot Headshot Within First Damage Range

These sniper and marksman rifles can still be viable in Warzone, but they can only get a one-shot headshot up to their first damage dropoff. JGOD has found their rough damage dropoffs too:

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One-Shot Headshot at Any Range – Best Warzone Season 3 Snipers

These are the five best snipers you’ll want to use in Warzone Season 3 as a headshot at any range will down an enemy:

Check out the Best Sniper Loadouts & Attachments in Warzone Season 3!

And those are all of the snipers that have the damage for a one-shot headshot in Warzone Season 3. Make sure you update your loadouts before you drop into a game!

In other news, the Warzone 2 reveal will happen later this year. Let’s hope to see the “groundbreaking innovations” in action!

What’s more, an Activision employee has said that Verdansk will return to Warzone next year! Let’s hope this is true.

Finally, be sure to check out JGOD’s new video for some more information on the sniper changes in Warzone Season 3!

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