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The '''Spellbook Magazine''' is a default [[Action items|action item]] for [[Classes|all classes]]. This item was originally obtained by logging on to ''Team Fortress 2'' anytime during the [[Scream Fortress 2013]] or [[Scream Fortress 2014]] Halloween events.  
 
The '''Spellbook Magazine''' is a default [[Action items|action item]] for [[Classes|all classes]]. This item was originally obtained by logging on to ''Team Fortress 2'' anytime during the [[Scream Fortress 2013]] or [[Scream Fortress 2014]] Halloween events.  
  
This item is the Stock [[Spell Book|Spellbook]], available to all players. With this item equipped in the action slot, the player's hand emits green flames in the [[Customize items#Functions|Loadout view]], and the player can [[Pickup]] and cast [[Magic spells]]. When a player starts or joins a round on a [[Halloween map]] that has magic spells without a Spellbook equipped, a notification is displayed allowing the player to equip it or another Spellbook they may own, or cancel the notice by the using the keys<!-- the keys are not the same for every player --> given the notification. The notification repeats until the player equips a Spellbook or leaves the Halloween map.
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This item is the Stock [[Spell Book|Spellbook]], available to all players. With this item equipped in the action slot, the player's hand emits green flames in the [[Customize items#Functions|Loadout view]], and the player can [[Pickup]] and cast [[Magic spells]]. When a player starts or joins a round on a [[Halloween map]] that has magic spells without a Spellbook equipped, a notification is displayed allowing the player to equip it or another Spellbook they may own, or cancel the notice by the using the keys given in the notification ([[List of default keys|Default key]]: {{Key|J}} for accepting) <!--K used to be assigned to decline by default-->. The notification repeats until the player equips a Spellbook or leaves the Halloween map.
  
 
== Update history ==
 
== Update history ==
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* The backpack icon for the Spellbook Magazine is a screenshot of its model. The texture is also present in the game files.
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* The backpack icon for the Spellbook Magazine is a screenshot of its model, the model comes from a "Halloween prop" that is not used in any Valve-made maps (but it later used for the [[Payload]] carts on [[Gravestone]]), despite the cosmetic having no visual appearance when equipped.
** Inside the folded tip, the [[:File:Halloween 2012 Teufort Reader.png|Teufort Reader Page]] from the [[Spectral Halloween Special]] can be seen, however, formatted differently. The part of the page that can be seen is the end of the "Magician's Familiar for Sale" article.
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* Inside the folded tip, the [[:File:Halloween 2012 Teufort Reader.png|Teufort Reader Page]] from the [[Spectral Halloween Special]] can be seen, however, formatted differently. The part of the page that can be seen is the end of the "Magician's Familiar for Sale" article.
** A part of the "The Wizardcon MCLVI" article can also be seen in the back of the model.
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* A part of the "The Wizardcon MCLVI" article can also be seen in the back of the model.
  
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
File:Casters Quarterly.PNG|Texture of Spellbook Magazine
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File:Casters Quarterly.PNG|Texture of Spellbook Magazine.
File:Spellbook Magazine Loadout.png|The green flame effect
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File:Spellbook Magazine Loadout.png|The green flame effect.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  

Latest revision as of 13:12, 15 September 2019

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The Spellbook Magazine is a default action item for all classes. This item was originally obtained by logging on to Team Fortress 2 anytime during the Scream Fortress 2013 or Scream Fortress 2014 Halloween events.

This item is the Stock Spellbook, available to all players. With this item equipped in the action slot, the player's hand emits green flames in the Loadout view, and the player can Pickup and cast Magic spells. When a player starts or joins a round on a Halloween map that has magic spells without a Spellbook equipped, a notification is displayed allowing the player to equip it or another Spellbook they may own, or cancel the notice by the using the keys given in the notification (Default key: J for accepting) . The notification repeats until the player equips a Spellbook or leaves the Halloween map.

Update history

October 29, 2013 Patch (Scream Fortress 2013)

  • The Spellbook Magazine was added to the game.

October 20, 2014 Patch

  • Made the Spellbook Magazine a base action slot item for players to equip and use when playing on a server that uses Halloween Spells

February 14, 2017 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Updated the description of the Spellbook Magazine.

Trivia

  • The backpack icon for the Spellbook Magazine is a screenshot of its model, the model comes from a "Halloween prop" that is not used in any Valve-made maps (but it later used for the Payload carts on Gravestone), despite the cosmetic having no visual appearance when equipped.
  • Inside the folded tip, the Teufort Reader Page from the Spectral Halloween Special can be seen, however, formatted differently. The part of the page that can be seen is the end of the "Magician's Familiar for Sale" article.
  • A part of the "The Wizardcon MCLVI" article can also be seen in the back of the model.

Gallery

See also