The Pyro

  • As a Pyro, your flamethrower does more damage the closer you are to the enemy.
  • As a Pyro, ambush enemies to catch them in the short range of your flamethrower. Use corners to your advantage.
  • As a Pyro, your flamethrower chews up a lot of ammo. Pick up fallen weapons to refill your supply.
  • As a Pyro, switch to your shotgun if enemies retreat beyond the short range of your flamethrower.
  • As a Pyro, you can often set enemies on fire and retreat, leaving them to die from the burning.
  • Hit E to call for a Medic if you get hurt. Nearby Medics will be notified of your need.
  • As a Pyro, you are a Spy’s worst nightmare. Your flame thrower can ignite enemy Spies disguised as your team. Spy check teammates that act suspicious!
  • As a Pyro, utilize the bonus damage on the Axtinguisher by igniting your foes.
  • As a Pyro, help protect an Engineer’s sentries by pushing away sticky bombs and checking for Spies.
  • As a Pyro, you can neutralize an √úberCharge by pushing the Medic or his heal target out of range of each other using the Flame Thrower’s compression blast with MOUSE2!
  • As a Pyro, push enemies out of your way using the flame thrower’s compression blast with MOUSE2.
  • As a Pyro, the flame thrower’s compression blast MOUSE2 can extinguish burning teammates.
  • As a Pyro, you do not ignite from fire. Use your shotgun or fire axe against enemy Pyros to counter this.
  • As a Pyro, the Backburner is more useful for ambushing the enemy as it gets bonus damage when attacking from behind!
  • As a Pyro, the Flare Gun can do mini-crits if fired at enemies who are already burning if hit at medium to long range. (Incorrect, it does crits)
  • As a Pyro, your flame thrower or Flare Gun will not work underwater.
  • As a Pyro, hit MOUSE2 with your default flame thrower to let out a blast of compressed air. Use it to reflect incoming projectiles, put out burning teammates, and push enemies back!
  • As a Pyro, use your flame thrower on friendly Snipers to light their Huntsman arrows on fire. Flaming arrows can ignite the enemy.
  • As a Pyro, use MOUSE2 to reflect projectiles back at the enemy team! This includes rockets, grenades, Jarate, and more!
  • As a Pyro, remember, the flame thrower’s compression blast MOUSE2 can use up a lot of ammo. Use it when you need to!
  • As a Pyro, utilize the flame thrower’s compression blast MOUSE2 to push sticky bombs out of the way. Help out your Engineers or clear a Control Point!