Best Heavy Weapons TF2 [TOP 10 List] – Primary, Secondary & Melee

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The Heavy is a burly and robust character who came to TF2 from the USSR. If you were to ask what is the strongest and most dangerous class in Team Fortress 2, no doubt most community players will answer the Heavy. The Heavy is considered the best class due to his high health and devastating firepower using a minigun. In today’s article, we wanted to talk about the best Heavy weapons in TF2.

By the way, of course, you can’t expect such a big and strong character to be fast. The most significant disadvantage is the low movement speed. However, because of this, players don’t care much about movement speed, as the Heavy can deal heavy damage at high fire speed.

In our article, we mentioned that we will list the most popular heavy weapons by the community. Likewise, we will try to talk about the prices of the guns and the year they were added to the game. Let’s get started if you’re ready.

1. Tomislav

  • Slot: Primary
  • Released: June 23, 2011 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.11

In appearance, Tomislav resembles a fully automatic weapon from the First World War. The gun has two handles to hold and grasp and also has an extra-large strap. In short, the Tomislav is a gigantic Thompson submachine gun.

Tomislav is named Svetlana by the Heavy and has a 20% shorter muzzle rotation time. In addition, it is possible to shoot 20% more accurately. However, when this Heavy starts wielding this weapon, he will negatively have a 20% slower fire rate.

2. Brass Beast

  • Slot: Primary
  • Released: December 17, 2010 Patch
  • Price: $0.03 – $1.00
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One of the best weapons used by Heavy in TF2 is Brass Beast. The Heavy calls this weapon “Oksana” because it resembles a classic machine gun. It is likened to the 1862 Gatling gun because of its antique appearance.

When Brass Beast is cast, it provides +20% bonus damage. And when your health drops below 50%, you gain -20% damage immunity while your minigun is spinning at full speed. Of course, this weapon has its drawbacks. The first is that it has a 50% longer muzzle rotation time. The second is that you have a -60% slower movement speed during cast.

When you start using the weapon entirely, you can quickly destroy your opponents by using one or two bullets. You can also buy it very cheaply as the price is meager. You can get Brass Beast Kit Fabricator on the Steam Community Market if you want. Or, if you wish, you can complete your purchase at a price far below the market by browsing without any hassle.

3. Natascha

  • Slot: Primary
  • Released: August 19, 2008 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.09

Natascha is a primary weapon for the Heavy. It is similar to the classic minigun in terms of appearance design. It has a jet black look and heavy ammunition carrier with an additional chain strap. The first bullet you fire with Natascha has the effect of slowing the opponent. The further away your enemies are, the less effect the slow will have.

If we look at Natascha’s other effects, you will receive -20% damage stun when your health is below 50%. In addition, there are also negative effects. First of all, you can take -25% damage while using the weapon. Secondly, it has a 30% longer muzzle rotation time.

4. Huo-Long Heater

  • Slot: Primary
  • Released: August 2, 2012 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.26

The Huo-Long Heater is a community-designed primary weapon for the Heavy. The Heavy named this weapon “Sheila.” It is made of colorful wood and metal due to its antique look. The rifle features a traditional Chinese dragon head mounted on the barrel. The Huo-Long Heater is a fire-breathing weapon we’re used to from the Pyro. It spreads rings of fire, allowing you to deal certain levels of damage to your opponent.

If you’re looking for a different weapon concept for the Heavy, Huo-Long Heater may be what you’re looking for. For this, you may want to buy directly. All you have to do is register on and buy the gun for a very low price. Then you can get your weapon in your Steam inventory within minutes.

Finally, we would like to talk about some features of the weapon. You deal 25% more damage against burning players. You also take -10% damage as negative. And when you start keeping it ready to shoot, it starts to consume 4 ammo per second. This means it runs out of ammo fast.

5. Family Business

  • Slot: Secondary
  • Released: August 2, 2012 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.10

Family Business is the community-created secondary weapon for the Heavy. According to community players, it is also considered the best secondary weapon for TF2 Heavy. Because it has the ability to inflict high damage at close range, we can say that it is among the choices. It looks like a classic shotgun in appearance.

Family Business has 33% more ammo if you compare it to the default shotgun. In addition, it is very important to have a +15% faster ignition feature. On the negative side, it deals -15% damage.

6. Killing Gloves of Boxing

  • Slot: Melee
  • Released: August 19, 2008 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.10

Killing Gloves of Boxing, K.G.B for short is a melee weapon that can be unlocked for the Heavy. It is red in appearance and is a pair of large, padded boxing gloves. Although it may seem funny, you can have deadly punches for your opponents. Killing Gloves of Boxing deals the same damage on hit as the default punches.

Those who want to own these melee weapons designed for the Heavy must complete 22 heavy achievements. If you don’t want to waste your time with this, you can buy this item for extremely low prices.

7. Warrior’s Spirit

  • Slot: Melee
  • Released: December 17, 2010 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.14

Warrior’s Spirit is one of the community-created melee weapons for the Heavy. A claw that attaches to the Heavy’s in-game fists with three strips of his team’s color. The claw is coarse and sharp in appearance and resembles a grizzly bear claw.

When you start using Warrior’s Spirit, you get a +30% damage bonus. Likewise, every time you kill the opponent with Warrior’s Spirit, you gain +50 health points. Its negative feature is that you start taking 30% more damage when you equip it.

If you want to get this item, you can wait for the drop or craft it. In addition, you can try to buy directly from the market. However, as you know, Steam Community Market prices can be high. If you want, you may want to take a look at third-party trading sites like

8. Buffalo Steak Sandvich

  • Slot: Secondary
  • Released: December 17, 2010 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $2.32

The Buffalo Steak Sandvich is a community-created secondary weapon for the Heavy. When we look at its image, we can see a slice of raw rib meat. Maybe one of the weirdest items in TF2. Because of its strange appearance, we wanted to add the Buffalo Steak Sandvich to 8th place on our TF2 best Heavy weapons list.

Buffalo Steak Sandvich temporarily increases its movement speed to 299 when consumed by the Heavy. That is, he will walk 30% faster than his normal walking speed. Additionally, if the Heavy uses the melee weapon after consuming the Buffalo Steak Sandvich, he deals with mini-crits, and his damage is increased. Also, after eating this sandwich, the Heavy can only use melee weapons.

Since the Buffalo Steak Sandvich is a rare item, we recommend that you do detailed research if you want to buy it.

9. Panic Attack

  • Slot: Secondary
  • Released: December 22, 2014 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.75
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Panic Attack was created by the community and is a primary weapon used by the Engineer and Soldier. However, it is used as a secondary weapon for Pyro and Heavy. It is a pump-action shotgun with a massive front-mounted drum magazine and an external firing hammer.

By the way, you might be bored with the Heavy. Then we invite you to take a look at our list of Hats used by the Engineer.

Now let’s continue our guide with the features of Panic Attack. If you compare the item with the default shotgun, you can see that Panic Attack is used 50% faster. Likewise, each shot has more than +50% ammo. It can deal massive damage as it can fire in a wide and specific scatter pattern. Negative traits are -20% damage. Finally, successful shots are formed with less hit rate.

10. Eviction Notice

  • Slot: Melee
  • Released: June 23, 2011 Patch
  • Price: $0.02 – $0.15
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Eviction Notice is one of the melee weapons designed for the Heavy. It has a classic brass knuckle appearance. However, when you look at it with a straight grip, you can see that the fists have pointed ends at the tip.

Eviction Notice can be used +40% faster. And in case of hitting the enemy, an extra speed increase is provided. When you are finally equipped, your character will gain +15% movement speed. There are two disadvantages to using Eviction Notice. The first is that it deals -60% damage. The second is that once you start using the item, you will experience a decrease in maximum health.

Final Words

In today’s article, we have listed the best weapons for the TF2 character Heavy. In our list, you can find three types of weapons as primary, secondary, and melee. We also regularly publish updated guides about CSGO, TF2, and Dota 2 every week. Keep following us, and feel free to leave your critical comments if you have any.

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William Westerlund

William is an author, editor, and an avid gamer with over 10.000 hours in CS:GO (Counter-Strike 2). He also enjoys playing Rust, Dota 2, and TF2 but never became a top 1% player in any of those games.