狙击手卡德尔·鹰眼是一个远程 敏捷 核心从眼距离造成大量伤害的专家。虽然他没什么逃生能力，机动能力也差，身板也不厚实，狙击手在面对冲脸的敌人时比较脆弱。不过他的技能让他能保持足够的距离并从远方摧毁敌人。榴霰弹是一个强力远距离范围技能，能提供视野并持续伤害敌人。这一技能可以充能三次，狙击手能利用它们来完全封锁敌人的路径。爆头能提高狙击手的伤害，并在触发时短暂打断敌人，而较高的触发几率也能让敌人难受。三技能瞄准让狙击手有了傲视所有英雄的射程，让他能从安全的远处输出大量伤害并灵活决策。而终极技能暗杀是一个强力的收割技能，能在段时间瞄准后从超远的距离造成客观的伤害。随着游戏的推进，狙击手很依赖装备，无论是提高生存能力还是提高输出能力。而高手玩家们在使用或对阵狙击手时都会明白合理的选位将是你最需要注意的事情。
|+5 ||25||+100 攻击距离|
|+24 ||20||+28 |
|-14% ||15||+30 攻击速度|
|+15 攻击力||10||15% 冷却时间减少|
|玩法风格：||With a single bullet, Kardel Sharpeye pierced the steepstalker's central eye from the valley floor, an ominous act that resulted in his ritual exile. He would win acclaim on a field of battle, or never return. Like his mountain kin, the Sniper is one with his firearm. He Takes Aim from great distances, and scores Headshots that stop his targets dead. Armed with a modular rifle, Kardel launches incendiary rounds to rain burning Shrapnel over entrenched positions. No enemy is safe within the range of the Sniper's scope. Kardel pauses to line up his crosshairs, compensating for every variable before he Assassinates his mark in one fatal shot.|
- One of Sniper's lines while bottling a rune is ▶️ "Jarate!", which is a reference to Team Fortress 2 in-game weapon for Sniper class, Jarate.
- One of Sniper's lines while casting his ultimate is ▶️ "Boom headshot!", which is a reference to the Pure Pwnage mockumentary series.
- Incidentally, his voice actor, Gary Schwartz, also voices the Heavy Weapons Guy and Demoman in Team Fortress 2.
- Sniper's line, "▶️ Inconceivable!" is likely a reference to Vizzini's catchphrase in the film The Princess Bride due to the similarities in both the appearance and voices of the two.
- Sniper's name, Kardel Sharpeye, is a reference to professional Counter-Strike player Kyle "Ksharp" Miller of team 3D, who is regarded for his skillful AWP (Sniper rifle) use.
- Sniper's fun name in DotA was Vasily Zaitsev, a highly skilled Russian sniper who was active during World War 2.
- Sniper's line, "▶️ What a dum-dum!" is a pun on the Expanding bullet, also known as a dum-dum. It is designed to expand on impact in order to limit penetration and create a wound larger in diameter.
- Sniper's line, "▶️ Oh, a few bullets more!" is a reference to the film For a Few Dollars More.