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A gun, fresh like a pixelated sunset. Capable of breaking walls and opponents' armor.

—Weapon's description in Gallery

The Digital Sunrise is a Sniper weapon introduced in the 16.7.0 update. It is part of the Digital Hero Event Set.

Description

It is a retrowave/synthwave styled weapon that possesses a 4x scope. It shoots a yellowish-orange beam that can Wall Break. It has the ability to inflict the Bleeding attribute upon hitting an enemy. Its fire rate is quite fast for a sniper with high capacity and low mobility. With its Bleeding attribute, it is almost certain to kill an enemy with 1 shot to the body.

Appearance

It is a retrowave/synthwave styled weapon that features its distinctive neon yellowish-orange and purple colors. Behind the scope is the famous sort of cut out the sun from the bottom half with the top having red and fading to a more yellow down the bottom. The magazine is similar to the Impulse Sniper Rifle/Eva.

The scope lens is colored yellow like the Photon Sniper Rifle which isn't typical for any sort of scope lens. It has purple streaks running along the base of the gun. It looks like the weapon has a suppressor attached, which might explain why its shooting sound is somewhat muffled. The magazine of the weapon has streaks of yellow in the middle and orange to the left and right end of the magazine. The front and back are colored purple.

Performance

The player holds the weapon with both of its hands like most Sniper Rifles, and when shot, it emits a yellowish-orange laser beam, the exact same as the Thunderer's with the ability to pierce through walls. It also has the Bleeding attribute which is rather strong and can finish players off after just one shot to the body.

When spawning, two extra magazines are given despite having an already hefty 14 bullets per magazine. When the player reloads, the magazine at the bottom is taken out and replaced with another one.

It gives delay on some weapons that are associated with Three Category Spam like the Thunderer and the Reflector. It also receives a delay if those weapons were shot, then quickly switched to this weapon.

Strategy

It has very high damage, a fast fire rate, a good capacity, and slow mobility. This weapon is capable to one-shot people if count bleed with level 7-8 modules even with max armor.

Tips

  • Use the scope as your advantage for long-range combat.
  • Switch to any weapon with 85 mobility when running as this weapon's mobility is very low.
  • Use the wall-break attribute to get some kills behind walls. But keep in mind that the damage reduces when you hit someone through a wall.
  • Deal headshots to maximize damage.
  • Since it is a sniper with no travel time, it will perform well on medium and long range maps.
  • It is a very useful weapon for Three Category Spam when paired with a non-delay weapon in either the Special Category or Backup.

Counters

  • Strafe around the user so you don't get hit.
  • Outrun the user with any weapon with 85 mobility.
  • Try to attack the user when they're reloading. But be careful when doing so as the reload speed is quite fast.
  • Attack the user with area damage weapons or fast firing Primaries to disorient or outmatch its user.
  • Get in close with a shotgun or melee weapon to overwhelm the user.
  • When engaged in a sniper battle, use a one shot sniper to win

Recommended Maps

Equipment Setups

Popularity

This weapon is actually popular, despite this weapon not being used very often in matches. The reason why it is considered as popular is because of the fact that in the Pixel Gun 3D Discord and in other Pixel Gun 3D social media, players often talk about this weapon, mainly due to the fact that they claim that it is one of the most powerful sniper weapons in the game.

Changelog

16.7.0

  • Initial release.

Trivia

  • The name considers it a digital version of the "Sunrise", although the design is nowhere near related to the latter.
    • The name is a reference to the art style of the sunrise from the 1980s.
  • This is probably, if not, one of the most accurate snipers in the game.
  • This weapon may represent the typical sunrise and their usual neon pink grids and neon backgrounds from synthwave/retrowave backdrops.
  • This weapon has almost the same firing sound as the Deadly Tail.

Gallery

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