Lucky No. 42
That's what I'm talking about!
— The Scout on lounging in the shade on a summer day
Lucky No. 42 is a cosmetic item for the Scout. It is an old gold-colored beach towel with a pale-yellow sun design and a team-colored parasol. Both are wrapped around the Scout's standard messenger bag with grey straps and team-colored fasteners.
This item was available for purchase until July 12, 2011, during the Summer Camp Sale.
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July 1, 2011 Patch #1 (Summer Camp Sale)
- Lucky No. 42 was added to the game.
July 12, 2011 [Item schema update]
- Removed the Lucky No. 42 from the Mann Co. Store.
- Fixed the Lucky No. 42 not being able to be used in the Rebuild Headgear recipe.
- Added the Limited attribute to the Lucky No. 42.
- This item is twice a reference to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, written by Douglas Adams. Throughout the course of the book and its sequels, always carrying a towel is a running theme. The book also states that the number 42 is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything.