Scalpel Sniper Rifle

Sniper rifle manufactured by Kastak Arms
Scalpel - On gun crate - Back Right.jpg
Scalpel Sniper Rifle
ManufacturerKastak Arms (KSAR)
ClassificationSniper rifle
Mass3.2 kg
Production stateIntroduced in Alpha 3.2
Damage typeBallistic
Effective range120 m
Fire rate600 rpm (burst), 60 rpm (single)
Fire modeBurst, single
Caliber7.62 mm
Muzzle velocity800 m/s
MagazineScalpel Sniper Rifle Magazine (8 cap)
OpticsBlack Prism (8x Telescopic) (S3 max)
UnderbarrelEmpty (S2 max)

The Scalpel Sniper Rifle is a 7.62 mm, selective-fire sniper rifle manufactured by Kastak Arms. It has an effective range of 120 meters and can be fired in burst or single mode. It comes with the Black Prism (8x Telescopic) optics in default loadout. Its barrel can be collapsed when used.[1]

In-game description

The Scalpel is a unique and versatile sniper rifle from Kastak Arms. Designed with two barrels stacked atop of each other, it has two fire modes so you can adapt your shot to the situation. It can deliver a single, powerful shot from a long distance, or fire both barrels in quick succession to create a double-shot burst.


Damage drop 0.02 / m
Max range 1600 m
Damage over distance
Type 0 m 100 m 200 m 400 m 800 m
Alpha* 16 16 15.02 12.02 3.02
Double (2) 32 32 30.04 24.04 6.04
  • At 60 rpm, Alpha equals DPS

Buyable at

Last updated with info from patch 3.17.0.

Weapon no longer purchaseable at in-game shops.


Image Name Description
Scalpel - Default - InGame Cutout - Mesh BG.jpg
(Default) Classic Kastak Arms dark grey colouring with red accents


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The Scalpel was originally named Reaper, as seen in the gallery images. It is the second playable sniper available in game.[2] It is introduced in Alpha 3.2.[3]


  1. In-game survey in Alpha 3.12
  2. Around the Verse - Vulture Views and Weapons 2(Relay icon.svg transcript by Relay)
  3. Star Citizen Alpha 3.2.0 patch notes. Comm-Link. Retrieved 2021-02-12
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