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The Heavy on maritime snack food

The Fishcake is a promotional secondary weapon for the Heavy. It is a thick, breaded fishcake in a team-colored wrapper.

This weapon functions identically to the Dalokohs Bar.

Healing and function times

Identical to: Dalokohs Bar
Healing and function times
Effect Adds +50 max health for 30 seconds
Healing amount 100
50 / 75
20.5% of max health
Function times
Consumption time 4.3 s
Recharge time 10 s / Instantly
Effect duration 30 s
Values are approximate and determined by community testing.


Main article: Health
Class Health Overheal Quick-Fix Overheal
Leaderboard class heavy.png Heavy 300 450 376
Under the effects of the Dalokohs Bar or Fishcake 350 500 426
With the Fists of Steel equipped 300 390 346
With the Fists of Steel equipped and while under the effects of the Dalokohs Bar or Fishcake 350 440 396

Theoretical value. Overheal does not exceed 150% of the classes' maximum health.



See also: Crafting


Moustachium Bar 'Fish' Fishcake
Item icon Moustachium Bar.pngx3 + Item icon 'Fish'.png = Item icon Fishcake.png

Related achievements

Leaderboard class scout.png Scout

Dodgers 1, Giants 0
Dodgers 1, Giants 0
Kill an enemy Heavy and take his Sandvich.

Leaderboard class heavy.png Heavy

Konspicuous Konsumption
Konspicuous Konsumption
Eat 100 sandviches.

Update history

April 28, 2011 Patch
  • [Undocumented] The Fishcake was added to the game.

May 6, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Removed the ability to craft the Fishcake using a secondary slot token.

May 25, 2011 Patch

  • Added the Fishcake to the list of weapons allowed in Medieval mode.

June 3, 2011 Patch

  • Added community contributed response rules to the Fishcake.

July 10, 2013 Patch

  • Changed attribute:
    • Increased amount of health restored per-bite from 15 to 25.

July 2, 2015 Patch #1 (Gun Mettle Update)

  • [Undocumented] Changed attributes:
    • Now has 10 second cool down on use.
    • Can now overheal up to 400hp.
    • Can be thrown (alt-fire) as a small medkit for other players to use.

July 8, 2015 Patch #1

  • [Undocumented] Fixed the Fishcake giving medium health kits when thrown. Now properly gives small health kits when thrown.

October 23, 2017 Patch

  • Fixed an exploit related to the Heavy's health and the G.R.U.

October 24, 2017 Patch

  • Fixed the charge meter not recharging for the Fishcake.
  • Fixed the Fishcake not honoring the viewmodel minmode setting.

October 30, 2017 Patch

  • Fixed the recharge rate for the Fishcake.

November 1, 2017 Patch

  • Fixed the bite bodygroup for the Fishcake.

November 7, 2017 Patch

  • Added the drop plate for the Fishcake.


  • Due to the October 23, 2017 Patch fixing an exploit with the Gloves of Running Urgently, the Fishcake does not overheal the Heavy if he is at full health.
  • The BLU texture is missing its normal map.
  • If the Fishcake is the active weapon during Humiliation, it can still be thrown by using alt-fire and eaten via taunting.
  • When items in the backpack are automatically sorted by type, the Fishcake is always sorted among tool items rather than weapons.


  • The description of the Fishcake mentions Vossler Industries, which was the parent company of SpaceChem before it folded into SpaceChem. Vossler Industries initially used SpaceChem to produce fishcakes.


See also

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