'Far Cry 5' Sharp Shooter Live Event Guide: How to Get the Armstrong Airplane and Hunter Outfit Awards

The seventh Far Cry 5 live event, Sharp Shooter, has begun. If you want to take part, grab a sniper rifle and set up shop far away from enemies. The event launched Tuesday, May 15 at 12 p.m. EDT and continues for a full week. If you've heard about the challenge but aren't sure how to participate or meet community goals, we've put together a complete guide to everything you need to know.

The Sharp Shooter live event is ready to go in Far Cry 5 Ubisoft

Far Cry 5 Live Event Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Sharp Shooter Event

The latest Far Cry 5 event includes both a personal goal and a community goal which must be completed by May 22. The event requires players to kill enemies with a sniper rifle from at least 160 meters away. That's really tricky. It's hard to even see enemies from that far away, so get ready for a challenge.

Far Cry 5 Sharp Shooter Live Event Personal Goals & Rewards: How to Get the Armstrong Airplane

The rewards for the Sharp Shooter live event include the Armstrong airplane and Hunter outfit Ubisoft

As with the previous events, there are two separate reward pools players work towards in the Sharp Shooter event. The first is a set of personal goals which you complete alone. To unlock these rewards, use a sniper rifle to kill enemies from at least 160 meters away.

  • Kill 3 enemies - 100XP and 50 Silver Bars
  • Kill 6 enemies - 100XP and Armstrong airplane

Far Cry 5 Sharp Shooter Live Event Community Goals & Rewards: How to Get the Hunter Outfit

Live Events also feature community level rewards received by everyone if they reach specific goals. Here are the goals the community must reach by May 22 to receive the group rewards:

  • Kill 175,000 enemies - 100XP and 50 Silver Bars
  • Kill 350,000 enemies - 100XP and "Hunter" Outfit

Note: You need to have signed up for the event to receive rewards.

How to Sign Up For Far Cry 5 Sharp Shooter Live Event: Do You Need a Season Pass?

Far Cry 5 Live Events are open to all players. Anyone can sign up, regardless of whether they have a season pass or not. To access the event, follow these steps:

  • Open your saved game.
  • Navigate to the in-game menu where you find your map, inventory and other important info.
  • Go to the tab for Online play and select Live Events.
  • You'll see information there about the current event and the objective. Once you accept the quest, you can go back to your game to complete it.

How Do I Know When the Personal and Community Goals Have Been Met?

Far Cry 5 's Live Events screen shows your personal goal progress and the community's progress. In the future, Ubisoft plans to bring more individual and community Live Events to the game. Make sure you are signed into your Ubisoft account to see your progress.

So what do you think? Do you have the sniper skills to kill enemies from that far away in Far Cry 5? What do you think next week's event will include? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.