This is a sniping mech I made and which I'm comfortable with: I also use this mech in FW if I need a long range sniper. As the name suggests, it must be used for corner peeking or hill humping and man, this mech can punch pretty hard without heating too much. Try alway too peek from your right (where all your weapons are mounted) and shield with your left whenever you can. Modules: Gauss Cooldown, ER-LL range (nearly 750 meters optimal with both weapons) PROS: Can alpha while partially staying in cover Excellent range (around 750 with both gauss and lasers) Good alpha and pinpoint damage. Can pretty much always alfa with synchronized shots with "gauss colldown" module thanks to ballistic quirks CONS: Basically useless at shorter ranges IS XL engine makes you very vulnerable against pin point damage or if you can't torso twist or peek very quickly Low mounted ER-LL on your arm Not very good at hill-humping Feel free to adjust armor and Gauss ammo as you wish. Maybe I've actually stripped too much armor from the head and legs for additional gauss ammo (30 rounds are fine on most matches). Recommended weapon groups: 1) 3 x ER-LL 2) Gauss 3) 2 x ER-LL (arm mounted) How to use it: keep yourselves the furthest away from the enemy but the closest to your team mates (easier said than done, you must know where and how move). If your allies stop pushing, find a comfortable wall and hug it, peeking from time to time or whenever you can if it is going to be a free trade. Pre-heat your gauss before leaving cover, fire your gauss depending on target movement and range, only when the gauss shell has been fired use your ER-LL. If the target is slow or standing still, fire everything altogether. ALT: you can downgrade your engine to 280XL and fit a command console if you like the additional zoom and targeting boost bonus to pinpoint and strip enemy's weak or damaged components. I originally used this when I wasn't able to afford a 300XL engine, the improved zoom was usefull in many occasions, but never felt mandatory because I thought I could fit the "advanced zoom" module if I had one... Anyway, I felt I was way too slow because from time to time I was left behind and, in those cases, I often died alone.