That snuffed yer fire, ya filthy arsonist!
— The Sniper on Pyro's toy being scrapped
The Baleful Beacon is an unreleased melee weapon for the Pyro. It was added during the Very Scary Halloween Special. This weapon had backpack icons and a candle texture added to the game files, but the model and the rest of the weapon textures weren't added. Its backpack icon was an unlit lantern hung at the end of a large wooden pole.
October 27, 2011 Patch (Very Scary Halloween Special)
- [Undocumented] Added a backpack icon and a texture for the Baleful Beacon
June 27, 2012 Patch (Pyromania Update)
- [Undocumented] Removed the backpack icon for the Baleful Beacon from the files.