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The Sniper VLA is an unique sniper rifle that appears in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.

Differs from the basic model in its ability to add an optical sight PSO-1.
- Inventory description, -v1.4005
Differs from the basic model in integrated electronic optical sights.
- Inventory description, v1.4007


  • Unique variant of the VLA Special Assault Rifle.
  • Main differences are:
    • Durability increased by factor 4 (-v1.4002)
    • Option to attach a Warsaw Pact scope (v1.4005)
    • Scope permanently attached, upgrades 1A, 1D, 1F preinstalled, accuracy slightly increased (v1.4007)
  • In-built, non-detachable, silencer.


Lost Alpha

  • Not upgradeable in Lost Alpha

Developer's Cut


  • Does not need to be upgraded in order to equip the scope attachment.
  • Weapon can be bought from Arnie in Pripyat (v1.4005+), in earlier versions also from other Traders on random basis.
  • Weapon is not changed by the v1.4007 PRM Weapons Pack.