If a player hits an enemy twice with the same bleeding weapon in TF2 will they take damage from both hits or simply the last hit?

Does the multiple sources of bleeding damage add together, or is it merely the highest bleed value of all sources?

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Bleed damage does not stack.

Confirmed via testing as of 12/20/10.

If someone is hit once with a bleeding weapon, they sustain initial damage and then bleed for the specified amount of time (for example, six seconds for the Tribalman's Shiv). If they are struck again with that weapon, they sustain initial damage again, and the bleed counter resets.


I would suggest it is likely to be that the bleed damage is sustained by additional hits, but not increased. I think it is the same for fire damage. Time to get out a Kukri and prove it though..

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