Kukri

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A little of the ol' 'chop-chop'!
The Sniper

The Kukri is the default melee weapon for the Sniper. It is a large, curved knife based on and named after the actual Kukri, the famous Nepalese knife.

Damage and function times

See also: Damage
Damage and function times
Damage type Melee
Ranged or Melee damage? Melee
Damage
Base damage 100% 65
Point blank 55-75
Critical 195
Mini-crit 75-101
Function times
Attack interval 0.8 s
Values are approximate and determined by community testing.

Demonstration

Strange variant


Related achievements

Leaderboard class sniper.png Sniper

Be Polite
Be Polite
Provide an enemy with a freezecam shot of you doffing your hat.


Jarate Chop
Jarate Chop
Use your Kukri to kill 3 enemies doused in your Jarate.
Kook the Spook
Kook the Spook
Kill 10 Spies with your Kukri.

Update history

April 29, 2008 Patch (Gold Rush Update)

  • New swing animations were added to this weapon.

May 20, 2010 Patch (Second Community Contribution Update)

  • Updated the Kukri's model to use c_models.

January 19, 2011 Patch

  • Updated the Kukri's model with optimizations and new LOD.

February 14, 2011 Patch

  • Fixed melee attacks not destroying remote detonation pipes (Stickybombs).

June 19, 2013 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.

Trivia

  • The kukri is a knife made famous by the Indian and Nepalese Gurkha warriors. It originated in Nepal and was used as a weapon, a general tool, and for religious purposes.
  • Multiple kukris can be seen hanging as ornaments from the Christmas tree behind the Engineer in the Australian Christmas 2011 comic "True Meaning".

Gallery

See also