Engineer taunts

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The Engineer

Taunts are character-specific animations that can be manually triggered in-game. The Engineer has several taunts, all of which are listed below with applicable voicelines and a description of the animation. This does not include voice responses or voice commands.

Primary

Engineertaunt1.PNG Associated items Description
The Engineer performs a hoedown while yelling:
"Woooo hoo!"
"Heeeey ya!"
"Yippee ki yaa he yay kyaaah kayo!"
"Hee hee! Yeehaa!"
EngyGuitarSmash.png Associated item DescriptionKill Icon
Main article: Dischord

The Engineer takes out his trusty guitar, plays a chord, then smashes the area in front of him.

(Smash sound 1)
(Smash sound 2)
(Smash sound 3)
  • Killicon dischord.png

Secondary

Engineertaunt2.PNG Associated items Description
The Engineer twirls the item in his hand while chuckling menacingly and blows over the barrel (or the side of the barrel, in the case of the Lugermorph) of the gun.
Engineertaunt3.PNG Associated item Description
The Engineer laughs evilly, slaps his knee and points.

Melee

Engineertaunt3.PNG Associated items Description
The Engineer laughs evilly, slaps his knee and points.
EngyGunslinger.png Associated item DescriptionKill Icon
Main article: Organ Grinder
The Engineer revs his Gunslinger, which starts spinning, then thrusts it forward.
  • Killicon organ grinder.png
EngyEurekaEffect.png Associated item Description
The Engineer throws his arm into the sky, which gets struck by lightning. He then teleports back to spawn, or his teleporter exit.

Action

Engineer-exclusive

Taunt Bucking Bronco.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will mount and ride a mechanical bull until it bucks him off.
"Yee-haw!"
"Woo hoo! Hoo hoo! Yeah! Yee-haw!"
"Yeeeeeee-haw!"
"Yeeeeee-haw!"
"Yeeeee-haw!"
"Ah hah!"
"Whew! Hoo hoo!"
"Mmh! Huh ha hoo! This is not doing my spine any favors!"
"Ha ha! Come on, spinal column, don't let me down now!"
Taunt dueling banjo.png Associated item Description
A haystack appears behind the Engineer while he pulls out a banjo; he then sits down and begins playing it. Pressing MOUSE2 makes the Engineer play faster, causing smoke to come out of his hands; pressing MOUSE1 makes him return to normal speed. When the player ends the taunt, the Engineer will place the banjo next to the haystack and get up after which the props will disappear behind him.
Taunt jumping jack.png Associated item Description
he Engineer will pull a jackhammer out of his tool pocket and ride on it. When ending the taunt, the Engineer will jump off it and put it back in his tool pocket. While riding, the jackhammer will make a loud noise and create a smoke trail. The player can freely move around during this taunt.
Taunt Rancho Relaxo.png Associated item Description
The Engineer unfolds a toolbox, which contains a lawn chair, a small umbrella, and several beer bottles. He then sits down, drinks beer, belches, and occasionally says:
"[glugging, smacks lips]"
"[Burps]"
"[glugging] Ahhh!"
[loud slurp]
"[Belch] Ooh, mmmh that's good!"
"Ahhhh!"
"[gluggin]. Aaaah, life of Reilly! Mmm." (See: living the life of Reilly)

When the player ends the taunt, the Engineer stands back up and the chair folds itself back into a toolbox.

Associated sound effects

[beep]
[steam hissing and gears clanking]
[settling into a comfortable position]
[electric crackling and clanking]

All-Class

Burstchester Engineer.png Associated item Description
A Bread monster partially comes out of the Engineer's chest; he just looks at it, perplexed.
Conga Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer bounces in rhythm to the Latin beats while saying:

Dancing to the Conga

"Yuh duh doo doo!"
"Woo! Yeah yee yah!"
"Ho ho, dee diga dee!"
"Ho ho, yee hah!"
"Ho ho, woowhee!"
"Yehaw, yehaw, yehaw!"
"Ye-eah!"
"Ho ho!"
"Oom bah, oom bah, omm bah, oom bah! Yeah ye-yeah!"
"Yeah, giddiyup, giddiyup, giddiyup!"
"Yeah, that's living!"
"Mmmh, garsh, go!"
"Yeah, yeah!"
"Oh hee, hee, hee, hee, hee!"
"Doon dookaloon dookloon doon doon!"
"Mmmmmhmmmn!"
Engineer Director.png Associated item Description
The Engineer puts his arms out and forms a square with his fingers, mimicking a camera lens.
Flippin Awesome Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will bend his knees slightly with his hands interlocked to form a platform for players to flip themselves off. If he is being flipped, the Engineer will perform a somersault in mid-air.

Preparing to flip

"Flippin' time!"
"Let's get some air!"
"Who wants a flip?"
"Who wants a flip?"
"Get a foot in!"
"Get a foot in!"

Flipping another player

(strained) "Uhhh, up you go!"
(strained) "Uuuup ya go!"
(strained) "Get up there!"
"Get up there!"
"Ughh!"
"Urgh!"
"Urgh rah!"
"Uragh!"

Being flipped

"Woooo!"
"Wooo!"
"Woo hoo!"
"Up I go!"
"Hee-yah!"
"Zah!"
"Urgh!"
"Ooh, dosido!!"
"Hoowhoo!"
"Yeehaw!"
"Whoowhew!"
"Yeeehaaaw!"
"Whoo hoo!"

After flipping

"Giddyup!"
"Giddyup!"
"Ha hah!"
"Yah yah!"
"Yee haw!"
"Yah, yah, yah!"
"Yah, giddiyup!"
"Hyup, yah spur, spur!"
"Yeah!"
"Ah, hyup! Perfect landing!"
"Hmm, hah! Nicely done"
"Nicely done!"
"Hah!"
"All right!"
"Ha! All right!"
Engineer hifiveSuccessFull.png Associated item Description
The Engineer gives a high five and says "Heck yes!".
Kazotsky Kick Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer puts his right fist on his hip while bending his knees, then starts kicking forward, swinging his left fist from side to side. Eventually he swings both fists, claps once, swings both fists three more times, and puts his right fist back on his hip. The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.
Mannrobics Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will go through an aerobics routine with the option of a class-specific animation.
"Hmm hmm hmm! Hmm hmm hmm! (panting)"
"Hoo! Hoo! Hoo! Hoo! Yeah! Hooyah! Go doggie! Hmm!"
"Hmm hehehehe! Hmm ha ha ha ! Light as a feather!"
"Heh heh! Feel the burn now!"
"Haha! Ya'll ain't ready for this!"
"Hah, this is all self-taught!"
"Yes, sir! I'm all fired up!"
"I'm running hotter than Hell's basement!"
"Le's see a sentry track this!"
"All right, time to take it to Level 3!"
"Okay body, time to Teleport you to a world of physical fitness! Phew!"

(While Gunslinger is equipped):"Haha! I don't even need my good hand for this!"

The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.
Engineer rock paper scissors.png Associated item Description
The Engineer engages in an intense battle of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

Initiating a throw

"Rock, paper, scissors!"
"Rock, paper, scissors, boys!"
"Who's up for a throw?"

Starting the throw

"One!"
"Two!"
"Three!"
"On three!"

Win (Condition-specific)

"Scissors cut paper, hoss!"
"Paper covers rock, boss!"
"Rock beats scissors, son!"
"Like a hog to slaughter!"
"You're all wore out boy!"
"All hat, no cattle!"
"Quit your belly-aching!"

Loss

"Damn this game to blazes."
"You low-down scoundrel."
"Well, that sours my milk."
"Well, that sours my milk."
"Nice work."
Engineer taunt laugh.png Associated item Description
The Engineer, standing firmly with his fists on his hips, lets out a hearty laugh; he laughs a little too hard, soon coughing into one of his arms.
Second Rate Sorcery Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer takes out a staff with a skull on its top and a tag reading "99¢". He attempts to cast a Teleportation spell, fails to create anything but green sparkles, and then reacts before putting the wand away or destroying it.
Engineer Shred Alert taunt.png Associated item Description
The Engineer summons a guitar and plays an intense solo as flames and lightning spout from behind.
Skullcracker Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will gesture towards his head and then perform a head butt with another player.

Initiating a head butt

"Let's do this!"
"Let's do this!"
"Let's do this."
"Alright!"
"Alright!"
"Alright."
"Alright..."
"Alright."
"Let's go!"
"Let's go!"
"Let's go."
"Let's go..."
"Let's go."
"Let's GO."
"Let's do this!"
"Come on now!"
"Come on now!"
"Come on now!"
"Come on now."
"Come on now..."
"Who's with me?"
"Who's with me?"

After a head butt

"Whoo!"
"Yeah!"
"All right!"
Square Dance Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer will swing his partner 'round and 'round while saying:

Starting a dance

"Do-si-do time!"
"Let's do-si-do!"
"Do-si-do, boys!"

Dance's end

"I'm a dancing fool!"
"Yeeehaw!"
Victory Lap Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer jumps into a team-colored bumper car similar to the ones seen in Carnival of Carnage. Pressing MOUSE1 will make him honk the car's horn. The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.
150x150px Associated item Description
A wooden cutout of a Yeti appears in front of the Engineer. He dances while a banjo plays, then kicks the cutout, destroying it. He then leans forward while putting his right hand close to his chin, looks both sides, and returns to his original position while laughing.
Engineer yetismash.png Associated item Description
The Engineer turns into a Yeti, beats his chest while roaring, and slams the ground with his fist; he then turns back to normal and slaps his right knee while standing back up.
Zoomin' Broom Engineer.png Associated item Description
The Engineer pulls out a witch's broom and proceeds to ride it, hovering above the ground. The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.

Unused

EngyGuitarPlay.png Associated item Description
None The Engineer takes out his guitar and plays a long tune on it.
EngyVomit.png Associated item Description
None The Engineer wiggles around uncomfortably, then vomits.

Update history

July 8, 2010 Patch (Engineer Update)
  • [Undocumented] Added 2 taunts used by the Frontier Justice and Gunslinger
  • [Undocumented] Added unused "high-five" and "guitar playing" taunts

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

  • [Undocumented] Removed the unused "high-five" and "guitar playing" taunts from game files

May 5, 2011 Patch (Replay Update)

  • Added Director's Vision taunt.
  • [Undocumented] Re-added the unused "high-five" taunt back to the game files

June 23, 2011 Patch (Über Update)

  • Added Schadenfreude taunt.
  • [Undocumented] Added laughing animations.

October 13, 2011 Patch (Manniversary Update & Sale)

December 15, 2011 Patch (Australian Christmas 2011)

  • Added a taunt used by the Eureka Effect.
  • [Undocumented] Added an unused "vomit" taunt.

February 18, 2013 Patch

January 23, 2014 Patch

  • Updated the Short Circuit to use the Engineer's melee taunt

June 18, 2014 Patch (Love & War Update)

July 2, 2015 Patch (Gun Mettle Update)

October 6, 2015 Patch (Invasion Community Update)

October 28, 2015 Patch (Scream Fortress 2015)

November 3, 2015 Patch

  • Updated taunts to prevent movement during the pre-round period when players are frozen

December 17, 2015 Patch (Tough Break Update)

October 21, 2016 Patch (Scream Fortress 2016)

October 20, 2017 Patch (Jungle Inferno Update)