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Questions tagged [tf2-heavy]

This tag should be used for any question that's about the Heavy class from Team Fortress 2, Valve's free-to-play team-based multiplayer shooter.

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Is there such a thing as a Strange Iron Curtain?

I love the Iron Curtain reskinned stock minigun (awarded via "Poker Night at the Inventory"), and have put a Professional Killstreak kit on it. I'd really like to strangify it too, though, and there ...
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Why can I sometimes not change weapons as a Heavy?

I know that the Heavy requires some cool-down time (before switching weapons) after spinning his Minigun, but, sometimes, even if I wait a good 10 seconds, I still get the can't-change-weapons sound, ...
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When is it a good idea to punch people?

As a Heavy, I have in my posession what is arguably the most powerful close-range weapon in the game. One that can shred through an enemy in fractions of a second. I am also in posession of the ...
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Which hand should I punch people with?

Heavies have the option to punch people with either their right or left hand. Does it make any difference which hand you punch with as a heavy?
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As a Heavy, who should I prioritize my fire at?

Based on this question. I'm aware that there are certian priorities in taking down particular classes in TF2. Medics obviously are to be taken out first. Engineers and their buildings are a high ...
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Tracking Aim As A Heavy [closed]

As a player going up against a Heavy, I find myself getting shredded to bits within seconds. As a Heavy going up against another player, I more often find myself completely unable to take down ...
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How do I obtain the Fishcake?

I've seen a few players who had the fishcake, and though I'm aware it is just a reskin of another food item, I still would like to have it. I checked the Mann Co. Store, but it's not available for ...
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POOTIS POW! But what is Pootis?

I always hear the word 'pootis' when someone is heavy. I know Heavy is of russian background, but is pootis even a real word? What is pootis supposed to mean? It's so dang fun to say I would like ...
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As Heavy, should I be aiming for the body or the head?

When playing as Heavy in TF2 and using the minigun, should I be going for body shots or head shots? Does the distance matter?
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What is the range of the Heavy's taunt kill?

I've seen videos where players kill others with the taunt kill from a couple meters away , kill others from on top of them, to killing them below them. Ex 1: Player A = Heavy Player B = Enemy Player ...
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What's so special about the Fishcake?

Recently I had bought SpaceChem and upon completing all the research challenges, I was able to craft 2 items in TF2 and one of them was the Fishcake. The stats of the Fishcake are identical to the ...
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TF2 - Shotgun vs Sandvich

I was wondering which one is the better choice for certain situations. Sandvich can heal me, but Shotgun is an able backup. Which one?
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What are standard weapon builds for a Heavy?

What are the standard equipment/weapon builds for a heavy (both offensive and defensive), when combined with a Medic?
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What use is the shotgun for the heavy?

Typically my loadout for the heavy is: Minigun Sandvich Gloves of Running Urgently However, some of the players I play with (a 32-player server, but I have a reasonably close knit group of people I ...
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The Dalokohs Bar - HP Buff calculation and mechanics

I just FINALLY received this item last night and seeing as I'm a fairly frequent Heavy player, I'm curious as to the mechanics of the HP boost. Does the HP boost stack with the medic-gun, giving you ...
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Of what use is the Heavy dropping a sandwich?

Recently I've accidentally discovered that you can Right-Click to drop a sandwich (Heavy's 2nd weapon), but then I can't pick it up again. Anyone know what's the point of dropping the sandwich apart ...