How to Zoom in With Anti Materiel Sniper Rifle in Helldivers 2

Helldivers 2 screenshot ofAnti Materiel Sniper Rifle zooming in

There is only one dedicated high-caliber sniper rifle in the game. To learn how to properly use it, read this article to see how to zoom in with an Anti Materiel Sniper Rifle in Helldivers 2.

There are so many weapons to choose from in Helldivers 2. Apart from Primary and Secondary Weapons, you can call in special Support Weapons. Having the right weapon for the job is crucial for mission success. You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing a weapon for short-range firefights. But, concerning long-range weapons, the choice is somewhat limited. There are several Marksmen Rifles that you can take, but only one dedicated sniper rifle exists as a Support Weapon. This article explains how to zoom in with the Anti Materiel Sniper Rifle in Helldivers 2, and how to get it.

Helldivers 2: How to Zoom in With Anti Materiel Sniper Rifle

To zoom in with an Anti-Materiel Sniper Rifle, press the Switch Aim Mode button (middle mouse button for PC users). This will enable you to properly aim and fire the Sniper Rifle.

Additionally, the Anti-Materiel Sniper Rifle has three scope levels. While holding the Sniper, press and hold the Reload button (R) to open the weapon options menu.

Helldivers 2 screenshot of weapon options for Anti Materiel Sniper Rifle
Image via N4G Unlocked

It will give you the option to choose the zoom distance, and the options in question are 50 meters, 100 meters, and 200 meters. Scroll the mouse wheel up to change the selected zoom. Once you’ve chosen which option you’d like, release the R button. 

Helldivers 2 zoom distance comparison
Image via N4G Unlocked

How to Get the Anti-Materiel Sniper Rifle in Helldivers 2

Anti-Materiel Sniper Rifle is a Support Weapon Stratagem. To unlock it, you have to be at least Level 2, and it costs 5000 Requisition to do so. Once unlocked, remember to select it as one of your four Stratagems before deploying on a mission. 

Additionally, you can find dropped Sniper Rifles during a mission, for example at POIs or extraction zones.

For more Helldivers 2 articles, take a look at Best Sentries, How to Leave Squad, and How to Destroy Buildings.


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