Soldier (Classic)

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Soldier (Classic)
Soldier (Classic)
Basic Information
Health: 100 / 150
Armor: 200
Armor type: Heavy
Speed: 80% (240 units/s)

The Soldier is a playable class in Team Fortress Classic. He possesses the highest health and has access to the most powerful armor. His Rocket Launcher is a very powerful and versatile weapon. His main weaknesses are his slow speed and long reload time with the Rocket Launcher. With his health, damage output potential, and rocket jumping ability, he is well-suited for most roles on a team.

Basic Strategy

  • Rocket Jump to get to higher areas inaccessible by other classes.
  • Ensure that your Rocket Launcher is always fully loaded.
  • Aim for your opponent's feet in order to reduce their ability to retaliate.
  • Use splash damage to hit enemies outside your visible range.

Special Abilities

Class Skill: Reload.

Abilities: Rocket Jump


Weapon Ammo Damage
per hit
Notes / Special Abilities
Type Loaded Carried
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Weapon 1
Crowbar N/A N/A N/A 18
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Weapon 2
Single-Barrel Shotgun Shells 8 100 4-22 Fires six pellets.
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Weapon 3
Double-Barrel Shotgun Shells 16 100 4-51 Fires fourteen pellets.
HUD rocket launcher TFC.png
Weapon 4
Rocket Launcher Rockets 4 50 1-100 Damage splash can be utilized to cause damage around corners. Can be used to rocket jump to reach higher areas.


Grenade Grenades
Damage Range Notes / Special Abilities
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Hand Grenade 4 High Deals massive damage on a four second fuse.
Nail Grenade TFC.png
Nail Grenade 2 Medium-High Releases nails in 360 degrees for a short time before detonation.


  • According to the Team Fortress 2 comic The Naked and the Dead, the Soldier from Team Fortress Classic's name is Ross.


See also