Engineer taunts

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The Engineer

Taunts are character-specific animations that can be manually triggered in-game. The Engineer has several taunts, all of which are listed below with applicable voicelines and a description of the animation. This does not include voice responses or voice commands.

Primary

Engineertaunt1.PNG Associated items Description
The Engineer performs a hoedown while yelling:
"Woooo hoo!"
"Heeeey ya!"
"Yippee ki yaa he yay kyaaah kayo!"
"Hee hee! Yeehaa!"
EngyGuitarSmash.png Associated item DescriptionKill Icon
Main article: Dischord

The Engineer takes out his trusty guitar, plays a chord, then smashes the area in front of him.

(Smash sound 1)
(Smash sound 2)
(Smash sound 3)
  • Killicon dischord.png

Secondary

Engineertaunt2.PNG Associated items Description
The Engineer twirls the item in his hand while chuckling menacingly and blows over the barrel (or the side of the barrel, in the case of the Lugermorph) of the gun.
Engineertaunt3.PNG Associated item Description
The Engineer laughs evilly, slaps his knee and points.

Melee

Engineertaunt3.PNG Associated items Description
The Engineer laughs evilly, slaps his knee and points.
EngyGunslinger.png Associated item DescriptionKill Icon
Main article: Organ Grinder
The Engineer revs his Gunslinger which starts spinning, then thrusts it forward.
  • Killicon organ grinder.png
EngyEurekaEffect.png Associated item Description
The Engineer throws his arm into the sky, which gets struck by lightning. He then teleports back to spawn, or his teleporter exit.

Action

Engineer Director.png Associated item Description
The Engineer puts his arms out and forms a square with his fingers, mimicking a camera lens.
Engineer taunt laugh.png Associated item Description
The Engineer, standing firmly with his fists on his hips, lets out a hearty laugh; he laughs a little too hard, soon coughing into one of his arms.
Engineer hifiveSuccessFull.png Associated item Description
The Engineer gives a high five and says "Heck yes!".
Engineer Shred Alert taunt.png Associated item Description
The Engineer summons a guitar and plays an intense solo as flames and lightning spout from behind.
Conga Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer bounces in rhythm to the Latin beats while saying:

Dancing to the Conga

"Yuh duh doo doo!"
"Woo! Yeah yee yah!"
"Ho ho, dee diga dee!"
"Ho ho, yee hah!"
"Ho ho, woowhee!"
"Yehaw, yehaw, yehaw!"
"Ye-eah!"
"Ho ho!"
"Oom bah, oom bah, omm bah, oom bah! Yeah ye-yeah!"
"Yeah, giddiyup, giddiyup, giddiyup!"
"Yeah, that's living!"
"Mmmh, garsh, go!"
"Yeah, yeah!"
"Oh hee, hee, hee, hee, hee!"
"Doon dookaloon dookloon doon doon!"
"Mmmmmhmmmn!"
Taunt Rancho Relaxo.png Associated item Description
The Engineer unfolds a toolbox, which contains a lawn chair, a small umbrella, and several beer bottles. He then sits down, drinks beer, belches, and occasionally says:
"[glugging, smacks lips]"
"[Burps]"
"[glugging] Ahhh!"
[loud slurp]
"[Belch] Ooh, mmmh that's good!"
"Ahhhh!"
"[gluggin]. Aaaah, life of Reilly! Mmm." (See: living the life of Reilly)

This continues until the player presses the taunt button again.

Associated sound effects

[beep]
[steam hissing and gears clanking]
[settling into a comfortable position]
[electric crackling and clanking]
Square Dance Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will swing his partner 'round and 'round while saying:

Starting a dance

"Do-si-do time!"
"Let's do-si-do!"
"Do-si-do, boys!"

Dance's end

"I'm a dancing fool!"
"Yeeehaw!"
Skullcracker Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will gesture towards his head and then perform a head butt with another player.

Initiating a head butt

"Let's do this!"
"Let's do this!"
"Let's do this."
"Alright!"
"Alright!"
"Alright."
"Alright..."
"Alright."
"Let's go!"
"Let's go!"
"Let's go."
"Let's go..."
"Let's go."
"Let's GO."
"Let's do this!"
"Come on now!"
"Come on now!"
"Come on now!"
"Come on now."
"Come on now..."
"Who's with me?"
"Who's with me?"

After a head butt

"Whoo!"
"Yeah!"
"All right!"
Flippin Awesome Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will bend his knees slightly with his hands interlocked to form a platform for players to flip themselves off. If he is being flipped, the Engineer will perform a somersault in mid-air.

Preparing to flip

"Flippin' time!"
"Let's get some air!"
"Who wants a flip?"
"Who wants a flip?"
"Get a foot in!"
"Get a foot in!"


Flipping another player

(strained) "Uhhh, up you go!"
(strained) "Uuuup ya go!"
(strained) "Get up there!"
"Get up there!"
"Ughh!"
"Urgh!"
"Urgh rah!"
"Uragh!"


Being flipped

"Woooo!"
"Wooo!"
"Woo hoo!"
"Up I go!"
"Hee-yah!"
"Zah!"
"Urgh!"
"Ooh, dosido!!"
"Hoowhoo!"
"Yeehaw!"
"Whoowhew!"
"Yeeehaaaw!"
"Whoo hoo!"

After flipping

"Giddyup!"
"Giddyup!"
"Ha hah!"
"Yah yah!"
"Yee haw!"
"Yah, yah, yah!"
"Yah, giddiyup!"
"Hyup, yah spur, spur!"
"Yeah!"
"Ah, hyup! Perfect landing!"
"Hmm, hah! Nicely done"
"Nicely done!"
"Hah!"
"All right!"
"Ha! All right!"
Engineer rock paper scissors.png Associated item Description
The Engineer engages in an intense battle of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

Initiating a throw

"Rock, paper, scissors!"
"Rock, paper, scissors, boys!"
"Who's up for a throw?"

Starting the throw

"One!"
"Two!"
"Three!"
"On three!"


Win (Condition-specific)

"Scissors cut paper, hoss!"
"Paper covers rock, boss!"
"Rock beats scissors, son!"
"Like a hog to slaughter!"
"You're all wore out boy!"
"All hat, no cattle!"
"Quit your belly-aching!"

Loss

"Damn this game to blazes."
"You low-down scoundrel."
"Well, that sours my milk."
"Well, that sours my milk."
"Nice work."
Kazotsky Kick Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will kick from side to side.
Burstchester Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will appear surprised and carefully examine the alien.
Zoomin' Broom Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer pulls out a witch's broom and proceeds to ride it and hover above the ground.
Taunt Bucking Bronco.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will mount and ride a mechanical bull until it bucks him off.
"Yee-haw!"
"Woo hoo! Hoo hoo! Yeah! Yee-haw!"
"Yeeeeeee-haw!"
"Yeeeeee-haw!"
"Yeeeee-haw!"
"Ah hah!"
"Whew! Hoo hoo!"
"Mmh! Huh ha hoo! This is not doing my spine any favors!"
"Ha ha! Come on, spinal column, don't let me down now!"
Mannrobics Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will go through an aerobics routine with the option of a class-specific animation.
"Hmm hmm hmm! Hmm hmm hmm! (panting)"
"Hoo! Hoo! Hoo! Hoo! Yeah! Hooyah! Go doggie! Hmm!"
"Hmm hehehehe! Hmm ha ha ha ! Light as a feather!"
"Heh heh! Feel the burn now!"
"Haha! Ya'll ain't ready for this!"
"Hah, this is all self-taught!"
"Yes, sir! I'm all fired up!"
"I'm running hotter than Hell's basement!"
"Le's see a sentry track this!"
"All right, time to take it to Level 3!"
"Okay body, time to Teleport you to a world of physical fitness! Phew!"
(While Gunslinger is equipped):"Haha! I don't even need my good hand for this!"

Unused

EngyGuitarPlay.png Associated item Description
None The Engineer takes out his guitar and plays a long tune on it.
EngyVomit.png Associated item Description
None The Engineer wiggles around uncomfortably, then vomits.

Update history

July 8, 2010 Patch (Engineer Update)
  • [Undocumented] Added 2 taunts used by the Frontier Justice and Gunslinger
  • [Undocumented] Added unused "high-five" and "guitar playing" taunts

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

  • [Undocumented] Removed the unused "high-five" and "guitar playing" taunts from game files

May 5, 2011 Patch (Replay Update)

  • Added Director's Vision taunt.
  • [Undocumented] Re-added the unused "high-five" taunt back to the game files

June 23, 2011 Patch (Über Update)

  • Added "Schadenfreude" taunt.
  • [Undocumented] Added laughing animations.

October 13, 2011 Patch (Manniversary Update & Sale)

  • Wrangler taunt now performs the Pistol taunt animation
  • Added High Five! taunt.

December 15, 2011 Patch (Australian Christmas 2011)

  • Added a taunt used by the Eureka Effect.
  • [Undocumented] Added an unused "vomit" taunt.

February 18, 2013 Patch

  • Added Shred Alert taunt.

January 23, 2014 Patch

  • Updated the Short Circuit to use the Engineer's melee taunt

June 18, 2014 Patch (Love & War Update)

July 2, 2015 Patch (Gun Mettle Update)

  • The Kazotsky Kick was added to the game.

October 6, 2015 Patch (Invasion Community Update)

  • The Burstchester was added to the game.

October 28, 2015 Patch (Scream Fortress 2015)

  • The Zoomin' Broom was added to the game.

November 3, 2015 Patch

  • Updated taunts to prevent movement during the pre-round period when players are frozen

December 17, 2015 Patch (Tough Break Update)

  • Bucking Bronco and Mannrobics were added to the game.