Fire Axe

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This article is about the stock melee weapon for the Pyro. For other axes, see Axe.
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The Pyro

The Fire Axe is the default melee weapon for the Pyro. It is a firefighter's axe with a red axe-head, unpainted blade, and a plain wooden handle.

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 pyro.png Pyro

Kill 6 people with your axe in one life.
Kill 3 people with your axe in one life.

Update history

December 20, 2007 Patch

  • Fixed occasional misreporting of Fire Axe damage distances to the stats system.

April 29, 2008 Patch (Gold Rush Update)

  • Added swing animations.

February 14, 2011 Patch

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

March 12, 2013 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.

June 18, 2014 Patch (Love & War Update)

  • Converted the Fire Axe models to use the c_models system.

December 21, 2016 Patch (Smissmas 2016)


See also