Robot Chicken Hat

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The Robot Chicken Hat is a promotional cosmetic item for all classes, based on the titular chicken of the Adult Swim television program Robot Chicken. The hat is a partial metal lid that covers the upper right half of the head, with team-colored spikes on top which jiggle, representing a comb, and one eye with a colored light for a pupil, connected to the hat via a pair of team-colored and yellow wires. An orange beak is placed at the very front of the hat, next to the eye.

The Robot Chicken Hat was originally redeemed through a promotional code, unique to each player, that was received through signing up for the free Adult Swim newsletter, e-mailed to participants who signed up before June 27, 2012. The e-mail was sent to players on June 28, containing a picture of the Pyro wearing the hat in a chicken pose, a thank-you note about signing up for the newsletter, the code required to redeem the hat, and a link to the Meet the Pyro video. Players who did not sign up for the newsletter still had a chance to receive the code by signing up before July 4, 2012, and received the e-mail on July 5. It was later added to the Mann Co. Store during the Mecha Update.

This item was awarded in Genuine quality to players who redeemed their code.

The Robot Chicken Hat has two unique styles, aptly named "Normal", which is the regular style retaining the hat's beak, and "Beakless", which removes the beak, and make the comb slightly taller.

This item was later contributed to the Steam Workshop, at Valve's request.

Painted variants

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An Extraordinary Abundance of Tinge Color No. 216-190-216 Peculiarly Drab Tincture Aged Moustache Grey
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A Distinctive Lack of Hue After Eight Radigan Conagher Brown Ye Olde Rustic Colour
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Muskelmannbraun Mann Co. Orange Australium Gold The Color of a Gentlemann's Business Pants
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Dark Salmon Injustice Pink as Hell A Deep Commitment to Purple Noble Hatter's Violet
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A Color Similar to Slate Zepheniah's Greed Drably Olive Indubitably Green
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The Bitter Taste of Defeat and Lime A Mann's Mint
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Waterlogged Lab Coat (RED) Waterlogged Lab Coat (BLU) Balaclavas Are Forever (RED) Balaclavas Are Forever (BLU)
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Team Spirit (RED) Team Spirit (BLU) Operator's Overalls (RED) Operator's Overalls (BLU)
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The Value of Teamwork (RED) The Value of Teamwork (BLU) An Air of Debonair (RED) An Air of Debonair (BLU)
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Cream Spirit (RED) Cream Spirit (BLU) Unpainted (RED) Unpainted (BLU)
Main article: Styles
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An Extraordinary Abundance of Tinge Color No. 216-190-216 Peculiarly Drab Tincture Aged Moustache Grey
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A Distinctive Lack of Hue After Eight Radigan Conagher Brown Ye Olde Rustic Colour
Painted Robot Chicken Hat A57545 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat CF7336 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat E7B53B Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat F0E68C Beakless.png
Muskelmannbraun Mann Co. Orange Australium Gold The Color of a Gentlemann's Business Pants
Painted Robot Chicken Hat E9967A Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat FF69B4 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 7D4071 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 51384A Beakless.png
Dark Salmon Injustice Pink as Hell A Deep Commitment to Purple Noble Hatter's Violet
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A Color Similar to Slate Zepheniah's Greed Drably Olive Indubitably Green
Painted Robot Chicken Hat 32CD32 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat BCDDB3 Beakless.png
The Bitter Taste of Defeat and Lime A Mann's Mint
Team colors
Painted Robot Chicken Hat A89A8C Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 839FA3 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 3B1F23 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 18233D Beakless.png
Waterlogged Lab Coat (RED) Waterlogged Lab Coat (BLU) Balaclavas Are Forever (RED) Balaclavas Are Forever (BLU)
Painted Robot Chicken Hat B8383B Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 5885A2 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 483838 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 384248 Beakless.png
Team Spirit (RED) Team Spirit (BLU) Operator's Overalls (RED) Operator's Overalls (BLU)
Painted Robot Chicken Hat 803020 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 256D8D Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 654740 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat 28394D Beakless.png
The Value of Teamwork (RED) The Value of Teamwork (BLU) An Air of Debonair (RED) An Air of Debonair (BLU)
Painted Robot Chicken Hat C36C2D Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat B88035 Beakless.png Painted Robot Chicken Hat UNPAINTED Beakless.png
Cream Spirit (RED) Cream Spirit (BLU) Unpainted

Styles

Main article: Styles
Styles
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Update history

June 27, 2012 Patch (Pyromania Update)

  • The Robot Chicken Hat was added to the game

June 28, 2012 Patch

  • Fixed the second style for the Robot Chicken Hat

July 5, 2012 Patch

  • Fixed not seeing the blue team skin for the Robot Chicken Hat.

December 20, 2012 Patch

January 25, 2013 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Allowed the Robot Chicken Hat to be traded and gift wrapped.

Trivia

  • The description is both a reference to the classic "Why did the chicken cross the road?" joke and the intro to the show Robot Chicken prior to its sixth season.
  • Team Fortress 2 was later referenced in the Robot Chicken episode "Choked on Multi-Colored Scarves", which features a sketch in which Robot Chicken's Nerd character is depicted as a class.

Gallery

Normal

Beakless

See also