The Dweller Sniper Rifle is a ranged weapon exclusively available to the Recon class which sometimes drops in the Sonoran Desert and during related medium-security PvE missions. It is confirmed that the Elkas snipers found in the Sonoran Desert drop variations of this weapon. The weapon has variation mods of green and blue version. A blue Dweller Sniper Rifle [DD] being the most rare and sought after.
This Rifle excels at Sniper duels due to a knockback that freezes the redicule recovery of your targets briefly. And in [DD] it also prefered for Solo missions, due to its ability (in conjunction with a Lasting Damage consumeable) to one-shot Androids.