Conquistador

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We have commandeered my point!
The Soldier conquering a point

The Conquistador is a community-made headwear item for the Soldier. It is a morion that was typically worn by Spanish conquistadors.

The Conquistador was contributed to the game via the Steam Workshop, under the name "Morium".

Update history

February 2, 2012 Patch

  • The Conquistador was added to the game.

March 26, 2012 [Item schema update]

  • The Conquistador can now be found in random drops and unboxed with unusual quality.

July 23, 2012 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Lowered the price of the Conquistador in the Mann Co. Store.

Trivia

  • The term conquistador mostly refers to Spanish adventurers, who journeyed to conquer lands in America. Additionally, "conquistador" translates literally from Spanish and Portuguese as "conqueror".
  • The hat was originally based on a conquistador hat featured in the movie Pirates of the Caribbean. Though originally intended for the Demoman, the hat fit badly with the Demoman's default hat. The creator subsequently chose the Soldier to wear the hat, citing his adventurous and up-front position in battle as well as the similarity of his nature with historic conquistadors.[1]

Gallery

References

  1. Interview with nilouco.qc