[Top 3] RDO Best Sniper Rifles (And How To Get Them)

Chasing a deer!

Here are some of the best snipers in the Wild West.

Knowing which weapon to use in a particular situation is an absolute game-changer. One set of weapons may suit your free-roaming while another may work better in PvP. PvE is also an important part of the game. So you should know what goes with what and how well. Here are our top 3 sniper rifles ranked.

3. Rolling Block Rifle


Price: $411
Unlock Level: 20
Do you enjoy sharpshooting? For those that believe close quarters combat is for the foolhardy and indeed short-lived, then the Litchfield Rolling Block Rifle is a wonder to behold. IT IS A COURAGEOUS MAN WHO SHOOTS FROM AFAR. It is a coward who drops a man from mere feet away.


  • Highest damage among snipers.
  • The most precise rifle.
  • Has a very high effective range.


Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Rolling_Block_Rifle

How to get it
It can be purchased from all gunsmiths or via the Handheld Catalog.

2. Carcano Rifle


Price: $456
Unlock level: 50

RIFLE OF CHOICE FOR BOTH HOLY AND UNHOLY AMBITION. It has been said that discretion is the better part of valor, and no more valor is exhibited than that of a man hiding behind a rock and taking out his enemies when they least suspect it. You can find no better rifle than the Carcano Rifle.


  • The most powerful weapon in the whole game.
  • Great range.
  • Great for hunting.


Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Carcano_Rifle_(RDR_2)

How to get it
It can be purchased from all gunsmiths or via the Handheld Catalog.

1. Bolt-Action Rifle


Price: $216
Unlock Level: 7
Look downrange through the sights. Feel the gunstock. Friend, there is no better Bolt Action Rifle in any store or outfitter available than the B.D & Co. Rest assured that it will not hesitate to fill the recipient full of equal amounts of lead and dread.


  • The most versatile sniper.
  • Great range.
  • Best rate of fire among snipers.
  • Best sniper rifle for PvP (arguably, for everything).


Details: https://reddead.fandom.com/wiki/Bolt_Action_Rifle_(RDR_2)

How to get it
It can be purchased from all gunsmiths or via the Handheld Catalog.

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