Postal Pummeler

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The Postal Pummeler is a community-created melee weapon for the Pyro. It is a violently uprooted olive colored mailbox with the number 606 painted on the side.

This weapon functions identically to the Axtinguisher.

Damage and function times

See also: Damage
Identical to: Axtinguisher
Damage and function times
Damage type Melee
Ranged or Melee damage? Melee
Base damage 100% 44
191 - 371
86 - 167
Function times
Attack interval 0.8 s
Values are approximate and determined by community testing.



See also: Crafting


Class Token - Pyro Slot Token - Melee Scrap Metal Possible Results
Item icon Class Token - Pyro.png + Item icon Slot Token - Melee.png + Item icon Scrap Metal.png =
Item icon Axtinguisher.png Item icon Homewrecker.png Item icon Back Scratcher.png Item icon Powerjack.png
Item icon Sharpened Volcano Fragment.png Item icon Maul.png Item icon Postal Pummeler.png Item icon Third Degree.png
Item icon Lollichop.png Item icon Neon Annihilator.png Item icon Freedom Staff.png Item icon Ham Shank.png
Item icon Bat Outta Hell.png Item icon Conscientious Objector.png Item icon Hot Hand.png

Related achievements

Leaderboard class pyro.png Pyro

Kill 6 people with your axe in one life.
Kill 3 people with your axe in one life.

Update history

July 1, 2011 Patch (Summer Camp Sale)
  • Added the Postal Pummeler to the game.

July 12, 2011 [Item schema update]

July 18, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] The Postal Pummeler can now be crafted.

August 15, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Removed black bar from the top of the kill icon.

September 6, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Removed black bar from the top of the kill icon (again).

November 12, 2013 Patch

June 18, 2014 Patch (Love & War Update)

  • Changed attribute:
    • The Postal Pummeler now does mini-crit damage from the front and full crit damage from behind to burning targets.

December 17, 2015 Patch (Tough Break Update)

  • Changed attributes:
    • 100% Chance to crit against burning targets.
    • 33% Damage penalty. (previous was -50% damage vs non-burning players)
    • 20% Slower attack speed.
    • 75% Slower switch-to speed.

March 28, 2018 Patch

  • Changed attributes:
    • Attacks mini-crit and then extinguish burning targets
      • Receives a damage bonus based on the remaining duration of after-burn
    • Added: "Sketchek's Bequest: Killing blows on burning players grant a speed boost"
    • Base damage reduced by 33%
    • Holster speed 35% slower
    • No random critical hits

March 26, 2019 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Removed reference to Sketchek from the Postal Pummeler.


See also