Snipe was once a happy baby snake living in the shadows of metru nui then was carried away to be sold at a toy store (sad but true). He was then set free by Hunter. After this happened Sniper acquired a liking to Hunter and became his pet. Hunter named his new pet snake after his favorite gun the sniper. Hunter then found out the he now has two hunting animals that he can take with him when he's hunting a dangerous criminal, toa, etc; After teaching Snipe how to hunt, squeeze, and strangle, Snipe was ready for battle along with Kalidon.