There's not much interest about Snipers, but they still can be useful. Make sure they are contributing to a good cover fire, and guarded by a tower or two, preferably a Cannon. They have a really long range, defending almost every part of the yard. When used with an NEC, this tower can do a lot of damage. At higher levels, they can easily kill low health monsters in 1 hit, ignoring any Zafreeti's healing. The sniper tower is pretty good if you use it right. Putting a high leveled sniper, say a level 6 or 7 sniper, next to your Town Hall with a mixture of Cannon Towers , Laser Towers and Railguns at the side of it. It makes a good defense for both your Sniper and your Town Hall, but mainly it's to protect your Town Hall. Sniper Towers make good distractions in some cases, so if that is the case, put them in wide areas. It is best also not to put them in clumps with other towers so that people do not use Pebbles in their Catapults to destroy your defenses. Also, if your yard is a locked-down type, put Snipers in the corners of your yard.If you have bases that are stornger,put them far in the town hall and place some blocks (black diamond) then it was very effective.