Wielding auto sniper rifles capable of firing 3 consecutive shots, they can kill most infantry units, even crouched ones, and deal heavy damage to bosses. However, their minimal HP, AP and Defense make them extremely vulnerable in close to mid-range combat.
Gallian Sniper Elites
Sniper Elites first appear in Valkyria Chronicles after training your Snipers up to level 11. The rumour that Sniper Elites can zoom in more is untrue, because max zoom is decided by the equipped sniper rifle.
Valkyria Chronicles 2
Valkyria Chronicles 3
When a sniper classes up to a sniper elite, they are able to equip anti-tank sniper rifles, replacing the role of AT sniper from Valkyria Chronicles 2.
GRA Sniper Elites
The GRA have no known Sniper Elites.