Halloween Contracts

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Halloween Contracts
ConTracker Halloween 2017.jpg
Root directory for the Halloween Contracts in the 2017 Event.


Halloween Contracts are a set of Contracts for use with the ConTracker during Halloween Events. The Contracts were introduced in the Scream Fortress 2017 Event and were expanded in the following Halloween Events. These contracts are free for every user, similar to the Pyroland Contracts, but are active only for a limited time during the Events. The Halloween Contracts can be contributed by friends through the Friendly-Fire system.

These contracts are navigated, selected, tracked, and turned in using the ConTracker. Every contract completed and turned in earns a Halloween Package, an Action Item that opens to give out any single Halloween-restricted item from the previous updates, similar to the Goodie Cauldron or the Gift Cauldron. The items granted will be non-tradable and non-marketable, meaning they cannot be sold on the Community Market, nor be Traded to others. Also, when completed and turned in, Halloween Contracts count as Merasmissions on the Soul Gargoyle.

From the starting Scream Fortress contract, players can unlock and choose from contracts for the bosses, official maps, and community maps. The boss contracts are unlocked in the order each boss was added to the game; Horseless Headless Horsemann, MONOCULUS, and Merasmus. From the first official map contract, Harvest Event, the three boss map contracts can be unlocked in order of their release into the game, while the contracts for the last two official release Halloween maps are unlocked from the first. The community maps are arranged in lines by year of release, and are unlocked in alphabetical order in each line.

Strategy

  • Be polite: Don't greedily pick up Crumpkins if some other player needs them for Contracts (or the Candy Coroner achievement) or can make better tactical use of them.
  • Be efficient: If there is a Bonus Objective that a player can accomplish reasonably quickly (there are several in the Halloween set), the souls collected while focusing on that Bonus first can simultaneously completely fulfill the Primary Objective.
  • Have a plan: It is possible to turn in all Halloween Contracts in the set by completing only one Objective per Halloween Contract; however, once a last Star has been used to activate a Halloween Contract, at least one Objective must be completed and turned on that Contract before activating any other. Turning in a few extra Bonus Objectives gives more flexibility in queuing up for maps.
  • Mmph mmmph mph-mph mmph mmmmph! Several Halloween Contracts have a Bonus Objective of collecting Halloween pumpkins, with enough souls collectible in the effort to complete the Primary Objective at the same time.
    • The Spyro technique (augmented with the Powerjack for flanking) is particularly effective at this, both creating and immediately picking up the pumpkins.
    • Alternatively, discharging an Mmmph into an enemy crowd can easily drop one or more Crumpkins, which can be quickly picked up to continue the crit-kill spree (if you survive).
    • Follow the Boss around during a truce; Boss kills have a much higher rate of dropping Halloween pumpkins.
  • C'mere, Crumpkill! To score Crumpkin kills, the Spy, Scout, or Pyro can set up rear ambushes on multiple players that are close to each other, picking up any Halloween pumpkin that drops from the first kill to kill the others nearby. Look for narrow passages from the enemy spawn or for pushes on a KOTH Capture point for group ambushes.
  • Y'all know what, you're not scary, you're just weird. The Boss contracts are completed simply by playing one entire round, from Setup time to completely through Humiliation, in which the player contributed to the defeat of the Boss.
  • I make it look easy! If the player's objective is to complete only a few easy Bonus Objectives, then "Escape from Loot Island" (Eyeaduct) and "Stun Merasmus with a Bomb Head" (Ghost Fort) are high-scoring, easy actions that can be done many times in a round, rapidly completing both the Bonus and Primary Objective.
  • And these bodies. Do they have to be under the circus? Picking up a Soul Gargoyle adds 10 Contract Points all at once to the Primary Objective of the active Halloween Contract!

List of contract objectives

Name Objectives
Scream Fortress
  • Primary: Collect a soul: 2 CP
  • Bonus: (x15) Crumpkin Kill: 4 CP
  • Bonus: (x3) Pumpkin Bomb kill: 10 CP

Community Maps

Name Objectives
Brimstone
  • Primary: Collect souls on Brimstone: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Cauldron
  • Primary: Collect souls on Cauldron: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Cursed Cove
  • Primary: Collect souls on Cursed Cove: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x15) Deposit a soul in Davy Jones' Locker: 2 CP
Gorge Event
  • Primary: Collect souls on Gorge Event: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x12) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 5 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Gravestone
  • Primary: Collect souls on Gravestone: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Hellstone
  • Primary: Collect souls on Hellstone: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Laughter
  • Primary: Collect souls on Laughter: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a TNT bomb: 5 CP
Maple Ridge Event
  • Primary: Collect souls on Maple Ridge Event: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Monster Bash
  • Primary: Collect souls on Monster Bash: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x15) Deposit fallen body parts on Monster Bash: 2 CP
Moonshine Event
  • Primary: Collect souls on Moonshine Event: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Precipice
  • Primary: Collect souls on Precipice: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Sinshine
  • Primary: Collect souls on Sinshine Event: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Slasher
  • Primary: Collect souls on Slasher: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill with a pumpkin bomb: 5 CP
Pit of Death
  • Primary: Collect souls on Pit of Death: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x30) Collect haunted souls: 2 CP
  • Bonus: (x10) Deposit haunted souls in the Underworld: 3 CP

Official Maps

Name Objectives
Harvest Event
  • Primary: Collect souls on Harvest Event: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x20) Collect a Halloween Pumpkin on Harvest Event: 3 CP
  • Bonus: (x10) Kill a scared enemy on Harvest Event: 3 CP
Helltower
  • Primary: Collect souls on Helltower: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x12) Kill an enemy in Hell on Helltower: 5 CP
  • Bonus: (x2) Reach the Bombinomicon in Helltower: 15 CP
Carnival of Carnage
  • Primary: Collect souls on Carnival of Carnage: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x30) Revive a teammate during bumper cars: 2 CP
  • Bonus: (x10) Bump an enemy to death: 3 CP
Mann Manor
  • Primary: Collect souls on Mann Manor: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Tag a player as 'IT' on Mann Manor: 10 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Capture or Defend an objective on Mann Manor: 4 CP
Eyeaduct
  • Primary: Collect souls on Eyeaduct: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x12) Escape from Loot Island: 5 CP
  • Bonus: (x6) Kill an enemy in Purgatory: 5 CP
Ghost Fort
  • Primary: Collect souls on Ghost Fort: 1 CP
  • Bonus: (x12) Stun Merasmus with a Bomb Head: 5 CP
  • Bonus: (x3) Escape Skull Island on Ghost Fort: 10 CP

Bosses

Name Objectives
Horseless Headless Horsemann
  • Primary: Kill the Horseless Headless Horsemann on Mann Manor: 100 CP
Monoculus
  • Primary: Kill Monoculus on Eyeaduct: 100 CP
Merasmus
  • Primary: Kill Merasmus on Ghost Fort: 100 CP

Update history

October 26, 2017 Patch (Scream Fortress IX)

  • Free Halloween Contracts and rewards added to the ConTracker!

October 19, 2018 Patch (Scream Fortress X)

  • Added 5 new Contracts for the featured maps.

October 10, 2019 Patch (Scream Fortress XI)

  • All Halloween Contracts have been reset, allowing them to be completed again.
  • Completing a Halloween Contract will give players a classic Halloween item and the chance for a Spooky Spoils Case.
  • [Undocumented] Added 2 new Contracts for the featured maps.

Bugs

Bugs affecting and significantly accelerating Contract completion:

  • In the Pit of Death Contract, dropping a soul counts identically to picking one up; so, dropping and picking up souls repeatedly counts rapidly towards the Collect haunted souls Bonus Objective.
  • In the Harvest Event Contract, killing a player with a weapon that causes stun (such as the Natascha, Loose Cannon) counts as killing a player scared by a ghost.

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