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...)

  • 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

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.


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.

  • "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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