TF2 Weapon Names

Team Fortress 2 features a lot of interesting weapons. There are 9 classes in total, each of which has multiple viable loadouts. This article will familiarize you with many TF2 weapon names and the options available for each class. 

For older players, some of them will sound familiar because they’ve been imported from Team Fortress classic. You can check the Team Fortress wiki to discover the entire list of guns for each character.

The Scout Class

This class excels at gathering information for the team. The bonus movement speed of the Scout greatly increases his survivability, and the weapons he can use are designed for hit and run tactics.

Primary Weapon List

  • Scattergun
  • Force-A-Nature
  • Shortstop
  • Soda Popper
  • Baby Face’s Blaster
  • Back Scatter

Secondary Weapon List

  • Pistol
  • Lugermorph
  • Bonk! Atomic Punch
  • Crit-a-Cola
  • Mad Milk
  • Mutated Milk
  • Winger
  • Pretty Boy’s Pocket Pistol
  • Flying Guillotine

Melee Weapon List

  • Bat
  • Frying Pan
  • Conscientious Objector
  • Freedom Staff
  • Bat Outta Hell
  • Memory Maker
  • Ham Shank
  • Necro Smasher
  • Crossing Guard
  • Prinny Machete
  • Holy Mackerel
  • Unarmed Combat
  • Batsaber
  • Saxxy
  • Golden Frying Pan
  • Sandman
  • Candy Cane
  • Boston Basher
  • Three-Rune Blade
  • Sun-on-a-Stick
  • Fan O’War
  • Atomizer
  • Wrap Assassin

The Soldier Class

TF2 Weapon Names

The Soldier class gives you a good mixture of offense and defense. This is one of the most versatile classes in TF2.

Primary Weapon List

  • Rocket Launcher
  • Original
  • Direct Hit
  • Black Box
  • Rocket Jumper (can be used for easier rocket jump)
  • Liberty Launcher
  • Cow Mangler 5000
  • Beggar’s Bazooka
  • Air Strike

Secondary Weapon List

  • Shotgun
  • Buff Banner 
  • Gunboats
  • Battalion’s Backup
  • Concheror
  • Mantreads
  • Reserve Shooter
  • Righteous Bison
  • BASE Jumper
  • Panic Attack

Melee Weapon List

  • Shovel
  • Equalizer
  • Pain Train
  • Half-Zatoichi
  • Disciplinary Action
  • Market Gardener
  • Escape Plan

The Pyro Class

The Pyro class excels at dealing AoE damage from close range.

Primary Weapon List

  • Flame Thrower
  • Nostromo Napalmer
  • Backburner
  • Degreaser
  • Phlogistinator
  • Rainblower
  • Dragon’s Fury

Secondary Weapon List

  • Shotgun
  • Flare Gun
  • Detonator
  • Reserve Shooter
  • Manmelter
  • Scorch Shot
  • Panic Attack
  • Thermal Thruster
  • Gas Passer

Melee Weapon List

Many of the melee weapons coincide with those of the other classes. But the primary weapons and secondary weapons of this class are almost unique. Some of the unique melee weapons that you can use as a Pyro are these:

  • Fire Axe
  • Axtinguisher
  • Postal Pummeler
  • Homewrecker
  • Maul
  • Powerjack
  • Back Scratcher
  • Sharpened Volcano Fragment
  • Third Degree
  • Lollichop
  • Neon Annihilator
  • Hot Hand

The Demoman Class

The Demoman is an expert at blowing things up. His weapons allow him to deal a lot of AoE damage with every rocket fired. You’ll often miss, but each successful hit will compensate for the misses.

Primary Weapon List

  • Grenade Launcher (this is the Demoman’s primary weapon)
  • Loch-n-Load
  • Ali Baba’s Wee Booties
  • Bootlegger
  • Loose Cannon
  • BASE Jumper
  • Iron Bomber

Secondary Weapon List

  • Stickybomb Launcher
  • Chargin’ Targe
  • Scottish Resistance
  • Sticky Jumper
  • Splendid Screen
  • Tide Turner
  • Quickiebomb Launcher

Melee Weapon List

  • Bottle
  • Scottish Handshake
  • Eyelander
  • Horseless Headless Horsemann’s Headtaker
  • Nessie’s Nine Iron
  • Etc.

The Heavy Class

The heavy class is the TF’s tank. The amount of HP allows the Heavy to stand in front of his teammates and take a lot of damage while the other members of the crew do their job.

The most important weapons for this class are the following:

  • Minigun
  • Family Business
  • Fists

In particular, Minigun is a devastating weapon that can deal a deadly blow to the enemy team if aimed correctly. While other classes are good at burning enemies or shooting them from afar with a sniper rifle, the Heavy is good at scattering them with the sheer number of bullets he shoots at them.

The Engineer Class

The Engineer class excels at building devices that can defend areas and aid his team. Some of the most important weapons and items of this class are these:

  • Shotgun
  • Frontier Justice
  • Widowmaker
  • Wrangler
  • Giger Counter
  • Short Circuit
  • Wrench

The Medic Class

The Medic class specializes in keeping teammates alive by constantly healing them. His key weapons and tools are the following:

  • Syringe Gun
  • Blutsauger
  • Medigun
  • Vita-Saw

The Sniper Class

This is the class that can kill enemies the fastest with one shot from afar. His weapons provide him with the ability to deal random critical hits with a crit boost. Each critical hit is almost a guaranteed kill. The long range provided by his weapons gives the Sniper an edge in the fight against most of the other classes.

Here are some of the key weapons to master when playing the Sniper class:

  • Sniper Rifle
  • AWPer Hand
  • Huntsman
  • Bazaar Bargain
  • Machina
  • Shooting Star
  • Hitman’s Heatmaker
  • Classic
  • SMG
  • Cleaner’s Carbine
  • Kykri

The Spy Class

The Spy class is the sneakiest of all. Playing this class requires you to be a masterful planner and understand the psychology and playstyle of all the other classes. If you know how to choose your target during the game and consistently ruin that player’s ability to do what he wants, you can easily win the game for your team.

Some of the key weapons and tools used by the Spy are these:

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