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This article is about the stock melee weapon for the Medic. For the map, see Bonesaw (map).
For other bonesaws, see Bonesaw (disambiguation).
I'm going to saw through your bones!
The Medic

The Bonesaw is the default melee weapon for the Medic. It is a worn, large-toothed medical saw with a thick grey handle, similar to those that were once used during operations and amputations.

Damage and function times

See also: Damage
Damage and function times
Damage type Melee
Ranged or Melee damage? Melee
Base damage 100% 65
Critical 195
Mini-crit 88
Function times
Attack interval 0.8 s
Values are approximate and determined by community testing.


Strange variant

Related achievements

Leaderboard class medic.png Medic

FYI I am A Medic
FYI I am A Medic
Use your bonesaw to kill a spy who has been calling for 'Medic!'.

Peer Review
Peer Review
Kill 10 Medics with your bone saw.
Hit enemies with your bonesaw 5 times in a row without dying or missing.

Update history

April 29, 2008 Patch (Gold Rush Update)
  • Added new swing animations.

February 14, 2011 Patch

  • Fixed melee attacks not destroying remote detonation pipes (Stickybombs).

August 18, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.

June 18, 2014 Patch (Love & War Update)

  • Converted the Bonesaw models to use the c_models system.

December 22, 2014 Patch (Smissmas 2014)

July 8, 2016 Patch

  • Fixed the Bonesaw not working properly while using viewmodel minmode.


See also