The Soldier's Stogie is a cosmetic item for the Soldier. It is a brown, half smoked perfecto cigar with a team-colored banderole, that the Soldier is smoking in the right corner of his mouth with "Genteel Smoke" particle effect. The end of it glows as if it was recently lit.
- The Soldier's Stogie was added to the game.
- [Undocumented] Added the Soldier's Stogie to the item drop system.
- Fixed seeing the fire texture on The Soldier's Stogie in DirectX 8.
- Added the smoke effect.
- Fixed cosmetic items with an ambient particle effect (i.e. Soldier's Stogie, Nine-Pipe Problem) erroneously reporting that they had the Genteel Smoke unusual effect
- [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.
- The Soldier's Stogie was first seen in the Mann vs Machine Trailer.
- The phrase "Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar" is a reference to a quote commonly attributed to Sigmund Freud.