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

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Do Scout achievements regarding 'stun' mechanics still work following changes to The Sandman?

In TF2, a good bit of the Scout's achievements involve stunning enemies. With the change to the Sandman, do these achievements still work? An example of one of these achievements is "Brushback," ...
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How to counter Pyro as a Scout?

I feel that Scout against Pyro is perhaps the most difficult confrontation between classes. Scout has the lowest amount of health in the game (alongside Engineer, Sniper and Spy) and Pyro's ...
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Why does the Soda Popper take 2 bullets when I have 1 loaded?

I was playing with the Soda Popper and noticed something interesting - if I reloaded when I had 1 bullet, I lost 2 from my off-hand ammo anyways. I made sure mods were disabled on the server I was ...
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Strategies on flanking enemies as Scout

Whenever I play TF2, I tend to main Scout a lot, and the way I play it is more like a fast stealth class, by flanking enemies. However, sometimes I find that I don't fully know my way around some ...
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Why do my single-jumps sometimes count as double-jumps?

As a Scout using the Baby Face's Blaster, I need to conserve my double jumps for when I really need them. Now, sometimes, I've noticed that, when I do a single jump off the edge of a ledge, that jump ...
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How do I play well as a scout?

Being fairly new to TF2 (about 100 hours play time) I am becoming steadily proficient in most classes, and am having a great time with them. However, one class, the scout, is eluding me. When I play ...
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How does the Soda Popper's Hype ability work?

I've recently unlocked the soda popper for the scout class. I love the weapon and use it as my go-to scattergun. In the weapon description it mentions that when hype has been built up, pressing alt+...
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How close do I have to be to get mini-crits with the BackScatter?

Scout's new primary, the Backscatter, proports to do Mini-Crit damage when shots are made to the back and at close-range. So far, I've gotten plenty of mini-crit experience from backshots, but not ...
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What is the splash range for Jarate and Mad Milk?

The wiki doesn't seem to have much on the two splash weapons in game, Mad Milk and Jarate, in terms of splash radius. What's the splash radius on these two weapons in terms of units? Is the splash ...
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Does "Bonk! Atomic Punch" cancel out fall damage?

When under the effect of "Bonk! Atomic Punch" will the player still take fall damage?
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Do Mini-Sentry Guns count for the Gun Down achievement?

The Gun Down achievement is a Scout achievement that says: Destroy an active sentry gun using your pistol. Does the sentry have to be full-sized though? Would a Mini-Sentry work too?
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How do I deal with turrets as a Scout?

Playing as scout I try to flank my enemies. My biggest problem is turrets. I cant get close enough to take them out with a scattergun, but I cannot ignore them as they kill me so quickly. What ...
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Does bleeding damage stack?

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 ...
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What should I be doing as a scout in the opening seconds of an arena match in Team Fortress 2?

I absolutely love playing arena. One class that I don't end up playing very much is the scout. Since arena maps are smaller, running to the front lines once the round starts and finding all twelve ...
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What is an effective way to use the Sandman?

I recently unlocked the Sandman for the Scout and have been using it but I don't really see the advantages. The -15 health does not seem to make up for the fact that I am just able to stun a player ...
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How do you triple jump with the Force of Nature?

How does one accomplish this while avoiding skyboxes?
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