The M-99 Sniper is a sniper rifle that appears in Spec Ops: The Line.


The M-99 Sniper appears only once in the campaign, in Chapter 13: Adams. It is being used by the first sniper encountered during the level, and can be taken from them after they have been killed. Due to its rarity, ammo can only be acquired from Ammo Crates or Executions. However, while loading screens state that it will kill every enemy in one hit, Heavy Troopers are the exception, requiring multiple shots to kill.


The M-99 Sniper is unlocked at level 41. Although it only is capable of a single shot before reloading, a single successful hit will kill any target reguardless of damage reduction or resistance. The only execptions to this rule are players under the effect of spawn protection or a Medic's Adrenaline Shot.


  • It is the only single shot weapon in the game.
  • The M-99 Sniper is the real-world weapon Barrett M99. The name of the arms maker was likely excluded for copyright purposes.


  • In the multiplayer lobby, if the character is holding an M-99 Sniper, it may have glitched textures and appear to be a very light beige rather than the dark gun metal it is supposed to be.