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This article documents experimental content that was tested in the Team Fortress 2 Open or Closed Beta.
Ya ain't too fast for me and my machines now, are ya? Heh. Are ya?
— The Engineer
The P.D.Q. is a scrapped melee weapon for the Engineer that was tested in the Team Fortress 2 Closed Beta. It uses the Wrench model.
The P.D.Q. does not have the ability to be used to upgrade buildings, and instead increases the Engineer's rate of construction by 150% when hitting the building with this weapon.
While the P.D.Q. did not make it into the game, both of its concepts did. The Combat Mini-Sentry deployed by the Gunslinger cannot be upgraded and builds faster than a normal Sentry Gun. The faster build rate attribute materialized into the Jag, although the Jag is still able to upgrade buildings. Further, the animations used by the Jag are labeled
- The name is a reference to the abbreviated acronym for "Pretty Damn Quick", alternatively "Pretty Darn Quick" or "Please Do Quickly", sometimes appended to the end of an instruction or command to communicate urgency.