Super Scope

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Super Scope
Release year

NA: 1992
EU/JP: 1993

Manufactured by


For use with


Model no.

NA: SNS-013
EU: SNSP-013
JP: SHVC-013

The Super Scope, released in PAL territories as the Nintendo Scope, is a light gun accessory for the SNES. The accessory was largely released in North America in 1992 and in Europe in 1993; it also saw a limited release in Japan in 1993. The accessory was bundled with a game titled Super Scope 6.


Features and functionality

The Super Scope comes with three pieces: the device itself (called the Transmitter), the Receiver (SNS-014), and a detachable scope. It requires six AA batteries to operate. The device uses a bazooka-like design, with a handle on the front and a shoulder mount on the back. On the top of the gun are three buttons: a power button for the Super Scope, a Pause button, and a Fire button. The handle on the front also features a "Cursor" button, to enable an on-screen targeting reticle. The power button has three settings: Off, On, and Turbo.

The sight attaches to the top front of the gun, which features two sets of clips for either left or right-handed players, and behind the clips is a release button to detach the sight. The Receiver connects to the console's second controller port.

Compatible games published by Nintendo

Appearances in games

Title Year Description
Super Smash Bros. Melee 2001 The Super Scope appears as an item that shoots a limited number of projectiles, and can be charged to fire a larger projectile for more damage.
Super Smash Bros. Brawl 2008 The Super Scope item returns in this game, keeping its functionality from the previous games.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U 2014 The Super Scope once again returns as an item.


External links

Super Scope on other NIWA Wikis:
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Controllers and accessories
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