Scream Fortress 2016
This article is for content released in the update. For the patch itself, see October 21, 2016 Patch.
It's Friday night of the living dead! Let's lose our minds, here we go for Halloween!
Redmond Mann has risen from the depths of Hell and you must return him to that ghastly awful place! Do it, if you dare!
— Brimstone publicity blurb
Scream Fortress 2016 or Scream Fortress VIII was a Halloween event and a major update released with the October 21, 2016 Patch. The update added two new taunts, 3 new maps, 24 new cosmetics, as well as a new tool item, the Unusualifier. The update also brought the return of Merasmissions, originally introduced in the previous year's event.
The event began on October 21, 2016, and was originally slated to end on November 9, 2016. However, the event was extended and officially ended on November 16th, 2016.
Main article: List of maps
|Name||Picture||Game mode||File name|
|Maple Ridge Event||King of the Hill
|Pit of Death||Player Destruction
Main article: Cosmetic items
Main article: Taunts
|Second Rate Sorcery|
Main article: Tools
|Creepy Crawly Case|
|Creepy Crawly Key|
Main article: Unusual effects
|Scream Fortress VIII Unusual effects|
|Neutron Star||Tesla Coil||Starstorm Insomnia||Starstorm Slumber|
|Hellish Inferno||Spectral Swirl||Infernal Flames||Infernal Smoke|
- "Scream Fortress XIII has arrived!", TF2 Official Website, October 21, 2016