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Does the Soldier's Black Box heal multiple times for +15 a piece if it hits multiple people, or is it only +15 if it hits anybody at all?

Can this effect crit? (can any healing crit in TF2 or have I played WoW too long...)

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Both (mutually exclusive) answers are posted, but for some reason the one that offers a testing method isn't voted as highly. What is the correct answer? –  Nick T Oct 14 '11 at 17:47
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Yes, you heal more if you hit multiple people. I just tested this. However the GUI displays the +15 over each other.

If you want to try it yourself, I can recommand using tr_walkway. Just set constant resupply off and bot movement speed to zero.

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Yes. The more people caught in the splash damage, the better.

The healing effect can't crit, but will heal the full amount even if you barely deal damage to them.

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"It can't crit" Even now after Valve removed "No critical hits" from a bunch of weapons and replaced it with -25% damage? –  user2974 Apr 21 '11 at 4:24
    
@Powerlord I'm referring to the healing effect. Let me edit that clarification. –  Raven Dreamer Apr 21 '11 at 5:39
    
I don't think this is right, are you saying if your rocket hits 3 people, you'd get healed 45? Because I think you only get healed 15 regardless of how many people it hits. –  Dunhamzzz Apr 21 '11 at 11:26
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I agree with Dunhamzzz - If the black box hits anyone, regardless of how much damage it does (or how many people it hits) it will heal 15. –  Dave McClelland Apr 21 '11 at 13:43
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