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| image              = Taunt MtM.png
 
| image              = Taunt MtM.png
 
| used-by            = [[Medic]]
 
| used-by            = [[Medic]]
| released          = [[Über Update]]
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| released          = {{Patch name|6|23|2011}}<br />([[Über Update]])
| availability      = {{avail|Drop|Purchase}}
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| availability      = {{avail|drop|purchase|unusual}}
 
| trade              = yes
 
| trade              = yes
 
| gift              = yes
 
| gift              = yes
 
| rename            = yes
 
| rename            = yes
| numbered          = no
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| numbered          = yes
 
| loadout            = yes
 
| loadout            = yes
   | level            = Level 5 Special Taunt
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  | item-kind        = Special Taunt
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   | level            = 5
 
   | item-description = Remind those ungrateful bastards how valuable your Medic skills are by striking a heroic pose accompanied by an angelic choir, beams of divine light, and a flock of doves.
 
   | item-description = Remind those ungrateful bastards how valuable your Medic skills are by striking a heroic pose accompanied by an angelic choir, beams of divine light, and a flock of doves.
  | loadout-name    = Taunt: The Meet the Medic
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| prefix            = Taunt:
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{quotation|'''Meet the Medic''' publicity blurb|Whatever the occasion, celebrate it with the Meet the Medic, a custom taunt that allows you to punctuate anything you do, no matter how trivial, with god rays, orchestral swells and an explosion of doves.}}
 
{{quotation|'''Meet the Medic''' publicity blurb|Whatever the occasion, celebrate it with the Meet the Medic, a custom taunt that allows you to punctuate anything you do, no matter how trivial, with god rays, orchestral swells and an explosion of doves.}}
 
The '''Meet the Medic''' is an [[action item]] for the [[Medic]]. Upon activation, the Medic takes a heroic pose with his secondary weapon, as a bright light and [[doves]] surround him to the tune of an angelic choir.  
 
The '''Meet the Medic''' is an [[action item]] for the [[Medic]]. Upon activation, the Medic takes a heroic pose with his secondary weapon, as a bright light and [[doves]] surround him to the tune of an angelic choir.  
  
The pose is similar to several shots in the ''[[Meet the Medic]]'' video, notably the closing shot of the Medic ontop a pile of Soldier corpses.
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The pose is similar to several shots in the ''[[Meet the Medic]]'' video, notably the closing shot of the Medic atop a pile of Soldier corpses.
  
 
{{Weapon Demonstration}}
 
{{Weapon Demonstration}}
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== Update history ==
 
== Update history ==
 
'''{{Patch name|6|23|2011}}''' ([[Über Update]])
 
'''{{Patch name|6|23|2011}}''' ([[Über Update]])
* Added the taunt to the game.
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* Added the Meet the Medic taunt to the game.
  
 
'''{{Patch name|6|27|2011}}'''
 
'''{{Patch name|6|27|2011}}'''
* Updated this item to be [[Name Tag|nameable]].
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* Updated the Meet the Medic to be [[Name Tag|nameable]].
  
 
'''{{Patch name|10|13|2011}}''' ([[Manniversary Update]])
 
'''{{Patch name|10|13|2011}}''' ([[Manniversary Update]])
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'''{{Patch name|1|23|2014}}'''
 
'''{{Patch name|1|23|2014}}'''
 
* Fixed the Meet the Medic taunt not releasing doves during the taunt.
 
* Fixed the Meet the Medic taunt not releasing doves during the taunt.
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'''{{Patch name|6|11|2014}} #1'''
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* {{undocumented}} Updated the backpack icon.
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'''{{Patch name|6|23|2014}}'''
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* {{undocumented}} Set all [[taunts]] to be [[Gift Wrap|giftable]], [[Name Tag|nameable]], and have [[Crafting|craft numbers]].
  
 
== Bugs ==
 
== Bugs ==
 
* Taunting while you are waist-high in water makes a loud sound from the dove entities colliding with the water.
 
* Taunting while you are waist-high in water makes a loud sound from the dove entities colliding with the water.
* Taunting in [[Medieval mode]] causes the Medic to perform the taunt with their currently equipped weapon. This causes clipping issues and has the associated effects of taunting with the [[Amputator]] or [[Übersaw]], if those are equipped.
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** The sound can be heard anywhere on the map.
* Owning the taunt may cause replay footage showing the aura as well as playing the sound around your player (regardless of the class in the replay).
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*** Doing this with enough people can crash the server.
*Doves can sometimes get stuck on doors such as resupply doors. They will only move out of the door when someone opens it.
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* Taunting in [[Medieval mode]] causes the Medic to perform the taunt with their currently equipped weapon. This causes clipping issues and has the associated effects of taunting with the [[Amputator]] or [[Ubersaw]], if those are equipped.
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* Owning the taunt may cause replay footage of the taunt to show the aura as well as play the sound around your player, regardless of which class is being played as.
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* Doves can sometimes get stuck on doors such as resupply doors. They will only move out of the door when someone opens it.
  
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
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File:MTMshot1.PNG|A shot seen in ''Meet the Medic''.
 
File:MTMshot1.PNG|A shot seen in ''Meet the Medic''.
 
File:MTMshot2.PNG|The concluding shot of ''Meet the Medic''.
 
File:MTMshot2.PNG|The concluding shot of ''Meet the Medic''.
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File:Meet the Medic (taunt) Dove.png|The dove model used in the taunt.
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File:Meet the Medic old icon.png|The old icon for the Meet the Medic taunt.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  

Latest revision as of 15:09, 10 April 2018

This article is about the taunt item. For the video, see Meet the Medic.
Whatever the occasion, celebrate it with the Meet the Medic, a custom taunt that allows you to punctuate anything you do, no matter how trivial, with god rays, orchestral swells and an explosion of doves.
Meet the Medic publicity blurb

The Meet the Medic is an action item for the Medic. Upon activation, the Medic takes a heroic pose with his secondary weapon, as a bright light and doves surround him to the tune of an angelic choir.

The pose is similar to several shots in the Meet the Medic video, notably the closing shot of the Medic atop a pile of Soldier corpses.

Demonstration

Update history

June 23, 2011 Patch (Über Update)

  • Added the Meet the Medic taunt to the game.

June 27, 2011 Patch

  • Updated the Meet the Medic to be nameable.

October 13, 2011 Patch (Manniversary Update)

  • [Undocumented] Meet the Medic can now be found in random drops.

January 23, 2014 Patch

  • Fixed the Meet the Medic taunt not releasing doves during the taunt.

June 11, 2014 Patch #1

  • [Undocumented] Updated the backpack icon.

June 23, 2014 Patch

Bugs

  • Taunting while you are waist-high in water makes a loud sound from the dove entities colliding with the water.
    • The sound can be heard anywhere on the map.
      • Doing this with enough people can crash the server.
  • Taunting in Medieval mode causes the Medic to perform the taunt with their currently equipped weapon. This causes clipping issues and has the associated effects of taunting with the Amputator or Ubersaw, if those are equipped.
  • Owning the taunt may cause replay footage of the taunt to show the aura as well as play the sound around your player, regardless of which class is being played as.
  • Doves can sometimes get stuck on doors such as resupply doors. They will only move out of the door when someone opens it.

Gallery

See also