- "The only difference between medium range and long range is what equipment you're using."
- ―Unidentified individual
A scope, targeting sight, or sighting macroscope was a piece of optical enhancement technology that could be attached to a blaster in order to significantly increase the accuracy of the user's shots, particularly at longer ranges. Typical scopes were extensions of macrobinocular technology, where the visual-enhancement provided therein was reformed from a hand-portable device into a single, lightweight tube-like shape that could be easily mounted onto a weapon's upper surface.
Scopes were essential components for most types of sniper rifles and could also appear on customized weapons where they had been fitted. An example of this was the Tusken Cycler rifle.
"Scopes" or "'scopes" was also a slang term for a ships sensor systems.
Types of scopes[edit | edit source]
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords
- Star Wars: The Old Republic
- Darth Bane: Path of Destruction
- Star Wars: Battlefront
- Star Wars: Republic Commando
- Star Wars: Battlefront II
- Star Wars: Clone Wars – "Chapter 3"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "The Deserter"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Duchess of Mandalore"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Assassin"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Bounty"
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Eminence"
- Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron
- Han Solo at Stars' End
- Star Wars: Tiny Death Star (Non-canonical appearance)
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First appearance)
- Star Wars 7: New Planets, New Perils!
- "Enemies for Life"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 4 (As "telescopic sight")
- Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron
- Beyond the Rim
- (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided
- "Blaze of Glory"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 8 (as targeting sight)
- Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith
- Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
- Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
Sources[edit | edit source]
- Han Solo and the Corporate Sector Sourcebook
- "Wanted by Cracken"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 4
- Galladinium's Fantastic Technology
- Cynabar's Fantastic Technology: Droids (Picture only)
- Rules of Engagement: The Rebel SpecForce Handbook
- Gundark's Fantastic Technology: Personal Gear
- Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided Quick Reference Guide
- The New Essential Guide to Weapons and Technology
- Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords: Prima Official Game Guide
- Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game – Threat of the Conqueror (Card: Perception Scope)
- The Essential Guide to Warfare
- Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook
- Star Wars: Age of Rebellion Core Rulebook
- Star Wars: Imperial Handbook: A Commander's Guide