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The Swagman's Swatter is a community-created headwear item for the Sniper. It is a wide-brimmed, team-colored hat with a loose team-accented chin strap and corks dangling on strings around the edge of the brim.
- The Swagman's Swatter was added to the game.
- When taunting with a melee weapon, the Sniper does not take off this hat.
- The backpack icon shows a different texture compared to its original model.
- In Australia, a swagman was a man who traveled between farms looking for work during the Great Depression. He was often seen carrying a swag (bedroll) and a wide-brimmed cork hat. The corks were to keep flies and mosquitoes away from the swagman's face.