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I've shot the canopy on the Atlas with the sniper rifle several times, and have not seen the canopy shatter. Do you need a piercing mod attached to you weapons to shatter the canopy?

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I've shattered the canopy with the Graal spike Launcher... – Raven Dreamer Mar 11 '12 at 23:08
I've heard this is easier on harder difficulties, since they have more health, it might be a fixed, low chance that they shatter. – Ben Brocka Mar 11 '12 at 23:17
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no. all you need is a higher powered sniper rifle. here's a video:

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I've been using the Black Widow. I'll keep trying. – CaulynDarr Mar 9 '12 at 19:53

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