Mutated Milk

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Well, that sours my milk.
The Engineer finding a Bread Monster in his breakfast beverage

The Mutated Milk is a secondary weapon for the Scout. It is a jar of "milk" with a Bread Monster suspended inside. The bread monster struggles and squirms inside the jar while growling.

This weapon functions identically to the Mad Milk, however, upon a direct hit on a target, a bread monster appears squirming and biting the target's head on the side they were hit from for 10 seconds. If hit more than once, it is possible to accumulate several bread monsters on a single victim, which additionally stack with any from the Self-Aware Beauty Mark. If the target is killed, all of the bread monsters on them persist on their corpse for 10 seconds, regardless of how long they have been soaked. This is a cosmetic effect and does not damage the player.

If the Mutated Milk is crit boosted when the projectile is thrown, the Bread Monster's size on targets it hits directly is drastically increased.

Function times

Identical to: Mad Milk
Function times (in seconds)
Effect Any damage dealt to affected enemies
will come back as healing by 60% of damage done.
Recharge time 20 s / 16 s
Effect duration 10 s / 2.5 s
Values are approximate and determined by community testing.

Item set

Main article: Item sets
The Special Delivery
Backpack The Special Delivery Bundle.png

Leave a Calling Card on your victims


Strange Variant

Related achievements

Leaderboard class sniper.png Sniper

Jarring Transition
Jarring Transition
Use Jarate to reveal a cloaked Spy.
Number One Assistant
Number One Assistant
Score 5 Assists with the Jarate in a single round.

Update history

June 18, 2014 Patch (Love & War Update)
  • The Mutated Milk was added to the game.

July 8, 2014 Patch

September 17, 2014 Patch

  • Added the Limited attribute to the Mutated Milk.

October 6, 2015 Patch (Invasion Community Update)

October 8, 2015 Patch

  • Jarate and Mutated Milk will collide with friendly teammates that are on fire at close range.

December 17, 2015 Patch (Tough Break Update)

  • Changed attribute:
    • Extinguishing an ally will now reduce the cool down by 20%.

January 7, 2016 Patch

  • Changed attribute:
    • Updated Mutated Milk so it grants a 20% cooldown reduction when used to extinguish a burning teammate.

January 12, 2016 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Fixed Mutated Milk attribute listed with incorrect cooldown rate.

December 16, 2020 Patch

  • Fixed the Strange Count Transfer Tool not being able to transfer stats between Mad Milk and Mutated Milk


  • Taunting while holding the Mutated Milk causes the Bread Monster inside the jar to stop moving for some seconds. This can be fixed easily by switching to another weapon.[1]
  • The Mutated Milk has slightly different physics compared to Mad Milk, making it fly at a higher arc, and thus land slightly farther.[2]
  • If the player switches weapons immediately after the Mutated Milk is thrown, the projectile is the Mad Milk instead.
  • Taunting while holding the Mutated Milk uses the BLU version of the item, regardless of the team.[3]


See also