Model: Merr-Sonn 773 Firepuncher Rifle
Type: Sniper Rifle
Skill: Blaster: blaster rifle
Availability: 2, F, R or X
Fire Control: 1D+2
Damage: 5D (Normal), 6D (Wide-Beam Burning Mode)
Game Notes: The rifle’s fire control is due to built-in macroscopic sight and auto-steady gyrogimbals. Additional sighting modifications require removal of this sight.
Background: The 773 Firepuncher rifle was a model of sniper rifle manufactured by Merr-Sonn Munitions, Inc. that featured ablative coating and a wide-beam “burning” mode. During the Clone Wars, the 773 Firepuncher was the favored weapon of Republic snipers, including Clone Force 99 clone trooper Crosshair, who utilized a customized rifle and became a master in using the weapon in its many configurations