Engineer (Classic)

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Engineer (Classic)
Engineer (Classic)
Basic Information
Type: Defensive
Health: 80
(130 when overhealed by a Medic)
Armor: 50
Armor type: Medium
Speed: Medium

The Engineer is a class in Team Fortress Classic. His primary skill is erecting various Buildings in order to support the team. He can upgrade and repair these items with his Wrench, which serves as his unique melee weapon that can also repair his teammates' Armor. He is equipped with a Railgun and Double-Barrel Shotgun, along with two powerful Grenades to engage enemies. However, his low health and armor prevent him from being a true offensive powerhouse.


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Basic Strategy

  • Stay on defense.
  • Repair your teammates' armor.
  • Protect your buildings with EMP Grenades.
  • Your Dispenser will damage enemies upon detonation according to how much is in it. You can use this as an improvised bomb.
  • Your Sentry Gun is very susceptible to Nailgun fire. Try to kill any Medics close to your Sentry Gun before their Super Nailgun rips it to pieces.
  • Teleporters are invaluable to your team. Try to make them so they are not easily found or destroyed and can provide your team with another route of movement.
  • Your Railgun is not as effective as your Shotgun, use it sparingly.
  • Use Grenades to grenade-jump to areas inaccessible by normal means and build Sentry Guns in difficult to reach locations.
  • Your EMP Grenade can be the most devastating grenade in the game. It detonates any ammunition carried on the victim. The EMP Grenade can do more damage if there is packs lying on the ground as it will detonate the ammo in them. They are also extremely useful in destroying enemy buildings and Demoman pipe traps. A player can also remove any excess ammo they are carrying to minimize the damage they receive from EMP grenades. EMP grenades will also make a Demoman's Detpack detonate instantly.

Special Abilities

Class Skill:Opens build menu.

Abilities

  • Build Sentry Gun.
  • Build Dispenser.
  • Repair armor.
  • Create ammunition.
  • Build Teleporters
  • Can rotate your Sentry in 45 degree or 180 degree intervals after it's built.

Weapons

Weapon Ammo Damage
per hit
Notes / Special Abilities
Type Loaded Carried
HUD Wrench TFC.png
Weapon 1
Wrench N/A N/A N/A
HUD railgun TFC.png
Weapon 2
Railgun Nails 50 N/A
HUD double shotgun TFC.png
Weapon 3
Double-Barrel Shotgun Shells 16 50

Grenades

Grenade Grenades
Carried
Damage Range Notes / Special Abilities
Frag tfc.png
Primary
Hand Grenade 2 High
Emp tfc.png
Secondary
EMP Grenade 2 Varies

Trivia

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