Spy taunts

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The Spy

Taunts are character-specific animations that can be manually triggered in-game. The Spy has several taunts, all of which are listed below with applicable voicelines and a description of the animation. This does not include voice responses or voice commands.

Primary

Spytaunt1.PNG Associated items Description
The Spy brushes his suit, fixes his tie, and says:
"Oh dear, I've made quite a mess."
"Ahem."
"I never really was on your side."
"Well, this was a disappointment!"
"You got blood on my suit."

Melee

Spytaunt2.PNG Associated items DescriptionKill Icon
Main article: Fencing

The Spy assumes a Fencing position and makes two quick slashes dealing 25 damage each and one thrust for 500 while saying:

"I'm going to gut you like a Cornish game hen."
"Just lay your weapons down and walk away."
  • Killicon fencing.png
SpyCicleTaunt.png Associated item Description
The Spy brushes his suit, fixes his tie, and says:
"Oh dear, I've made quite a mess."
"Ahem."
"I never really was on your side."
"Well, this was a disappointment!"
"You got blood on my suit."

Disguise Kit

Spytaunt3.PNG Associated item Description
The Spy flicks away his used cigarette and takes a new one from the case, then says:
"Oh, please!"
"Fine job."
"Hahahaha."
"Huhuhuhuh."
"Cheers."
Spytaunt05.PNG Associated item Description
The Spy activates his crab-walking kit, grins, and does a short dance while clicking his fingers and cigarette case like pincers. There is approximately a one-tenth chance of this occurring when taunting with the disguise kit active.

Action

Spy-exclusive

Taunt Box Trot.png Associated item Description
The Spy will hide in a cardboard box and will start sneaking around inside of it until the player finishes the taunt.

Hiding under the box

"Hahaha!"
"Aha huhuhu..."
"Oh hohoho."
"Hahahaha."
"Huh huh huhu..."
"Oh hohoho!"

If the player disables the taunt, the Spy will lift his cardboard box away, while grunting:

"Nnngh!"
"Huuh!"
"Eeegh!"
"Uuuh!"
"Aigh!"
"Huuoh!"
Taunt Buy A Life.png Associated item Description
The Spy will bring out a wad of Mann Co. dollars from his suit pocket and throw some bills while saying:
"Here. Buy yourself some talent."
"Here. Go buy a nicer hat."
"Here. That's what you're worth!"
"Here. Keep the change."

Associated sound effects

[thumbing through bills]
[throwing cash]
Taunt disco fever.png Associated item Description
The Spy will execute a series of disco moves to the beat of some groovy music.
[background music]

Start

"Whoo hoo hoo hoo!"
"Let us dance!"
"Ha hah!"
"Hah hah!"
Let's begin!"
"Let us commence!"
"Incomiiing!"

Middle

"Oh yeah! Haha! Mmm hmm heh heh hah hah!"
Evil laugh
Evil laugh 2
Evil laugh 3
Happy laugh
"Yes!"
"Hon hon hon hon hon! Yes!"

Finish

"Your move!"
"Oh yeah!"
"Well, that was idiotic!"
"Very nice!"
"I make it look easy!"
"I feel très bon!" (Translation: "I feel very good!")
"Mission accomplished!"
"Well, the moment has passed, back to work!"
Luxury Lounge.png Associated item Description
A chair appears behind the Spy. He sits on it before pulling out a white mug of coffee and a book in each separate hand. The Spy begins reading, sipping from the mug and saying a few lines, which loops indefinitely. When the player ends the taunt, the Spy casually throws the mug and book away before getting up from the chair, which falls back and disappears.

All-Class

Burstchester Spy.png Associated item Description
A Bread monster partially comes out of the Spy's chest. He looks at the monster, which bites the air and quickly goes back inside, then shrugs and brushes his suit.
Conga Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy bounces in rhythm to the Latin beats while saying:

Initiating a Conga line

"Let us dance!"
"Dancing! It is the forbidden dance!"
"Let us dance, gentlemen! Dance like no one's shooting at us!"

Dancing to the Conga

"Whoo hoo hoo hoo!"
"Ahhh! Ho ho ho ho ho hah"
"Alright!"
"Ah, c'est magnifique!" (Translation: "Ah, This is magnificent!")
"Ooh, ha ha ha!"
"Eh hoo hoo!"
"Oh ho ho ho ho!"
"Oh yeah!"
(singing) "Dum dum dum tom!"
(singing) "Bum ba bum bum ba bum bum bum!"
"Bum bum boom bum, bum bum boom bum, bum bum boom!"
The player will continuously move forward during this taunt, only being able to turn left and right.
Spy Director.png Associated item Description
The Spy puts his arms out and forms a square with his fingers, mimicking a camera lens.
Flippin Awesome Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy will bend down a bit and interlock a few of his fingers to form a platform for another player to flip off of.

Preparing to flip

"Flipping!"
"Flipping!"
"Flipping!"
"Ugh, flipping!"
"Time to flip!"
"Flipping time!"
"Flipping time!"
"To me!"
"Ugh, fine!"
"Ugh, fine, let's flip!"

Flipping another player

"Hmmugh!"
"Uugh!"
(strained) "Up you go!"
"Up you go!"
"And flip!"
"Like so!"

Being flipped

"Ha hah!"
"Hah hah!"
"Watch and learn!"
"La jeté!"
"I fly!"
"I take to the air!"

After flipping

"And then this!"
"Big finish!"
"I make it look easy!"
"Pirouette!"
"Very nice!"
"Teamwork!"
"Alright, take it easy."
"Ok, don't get too excited."
"Your move!"
"Ha ha!"
Spy highFiveSuccessFull.png Associated item Description
The Spy raises his hand while saying:
"Slap my hand."

He then turns to the right, adjusts his suit's sleeves by throwing his arms forward, and slaps the other player's hand. After that he nods to the other player, looks at his wristwatch, and nods again while saying:

"Yes!"
"Well, the moment has passed; back to work!"
Kazotsky Kick Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy puts one arm over the other in front of him while bending his knees and kicking to the sides. The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.
Mannrobics Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy will go through an aerobics routine with the option of a class-specific animation.
"Oh yeah! Haha! Mmm hmm heh heh hah hah!"
"Mmm. *heavily breathing* Ha ha ha ha hah hah!"
"Ah! Huh huh huh!"
*exhales heavily* "Hmmph! Heh ha ha ha ha ha!"
"Huh! Hoo, hoo, huh!"
"Ha, hoo! *heavily breathing* Magnifique!"
*heavily breathing* "Time to assassinate some calories!"
"Ha hah! Yes!"
*heavily breathing* "The moves! I have all of them!"
*exhales* "And ze Spycrab!"
"Ah hah hah! And ze Spycrab!"
"Ah! Ze moves, they just sneak up on you! Ah ha ha!"
*heavily breathing* "Feel ze burn! Be ze burn! Ah hah, ha ha!"
*exhales heavily* "You want it, Spy! You want it!" *heavily breathing*
*exhales heavily* "I believe it! So I can achieve it!" *heavily breathing*
The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.
Spy rock paper scissors.png Associated item Description
The Spy engages in an intense battle of Rock, Paper, Scissors.

Initiating a throw

"Rock, paper, scissors!"
"Let us play!"
"Who will play me?"
"My hands against your hands!"
"Anyone?"
"Let us play!"

Starting the throw

"On three!"
"One!"
"Two!"
"Three!"
"Un!" (Translation: "One!")
"Deux!" (Translation: "Two!")
"Trois!" (Translation: "Three!")
"Rock!"
"Paper!"
"Scissors!"
"Rock!"
"Paper!"
"Scissors!"
"Allez!" (Translation: "Go"!)
"Shoot!"
"Shoot!"

Win

"I am the winner."
"I am victorious!"
"Behold, your winner!"
"I am the champion!"
"I am the champion."
"Ah ha ha!"
"Ha ha ha!"
"Yes!"
"Yes!"
"Perfect!"
"Perfect!"
"Excellent!"
"Excellent!"
"Magnificent!"
"Magnificent!"
"I am the best."
"Excellent."
"I am victorious!"

Condition-specific

"Paper obfuscates Rock!"
"Paper envelopes Rock!"
"Paper smothers Rock!"
"Rock obliterates Scissors!"
"Scissors cuts Paper!"

Loss

"Ridiculous."
"Burn in hell!"
"Unbelievable!"
"Impossible!"
"This is outrageous!"
"I should have won!"
"You got lucky!"
"Awww."
"Awwwww."

Condition-specific

"Paper! I should have chosen Paper!"
"Rock! I should have chosen Rock!"
"Scissors! I should have chosen Scissors!"
Spy taunt laugh.png Associated item Description
The Spy bends over to point and laugh, then stands and leans back a little with his arms to his side, now snorting.
Second Rate Sorcery Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy takes out a staff with a skull on its top and a tag reading "99¢". He attempts to cast a Flame Storm spell, fails to create anything but green sparkles, and then reacts before putting the wand away or destroying it.
Spy Shred Alert taunt.png Associated item Description
The Spy summons a guitar and plays an intense solo as flames and lightning spout from behind.
Skullcracker Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy will gesture towards his head and then perform a head butt with another player while saying:

Initiating a head butt

"Let us butt heads!"
"Right here!"
"Butt my head!"
"Bottez la tête!" (Translation: "Butt the head!")
"Bottez la tête!" (Translation: "Butt the head!")
"Come on!"
"Come on!"
"Let's begin!"
"Over here!"
"Let us commence!"

Head-butting

"Huhyeah omph!"
"Owww!"

After a head butt

"Ow ow ow!"
"Oh, good. A concussion!"
"Didn't feel a thing!"
Square Dance Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy will swing his partner 'round and 'round while saying:

Starting a dance

"Uuugh!"
"Uuuuugh!"
"Uuuuyeuh!"
"Ugh, the do-si-do!"
"Ugh, the do-si-do!"
(with consternation) "The do-si-do!"
"Oh, come on!"
"Ugh, come on!"
"I will never live this down!"
"Yes, yes, spinning! Happy memories!"
"I feel like an idiot!"

Dance's end

"Yes! Good! Well done."
"If you speak of this, I will kill you!"
"Well, that was idiotic!"
"I will stab this memory out of my skull!"
"Hmmmeah!"
"Nyeauh!"
"Nuuugh!"
"Yes, good times for all."
"And we're done! Time to shower."
"And we're done! Off to hang myself!"
"Kill. Me."
"Kill me!"
Victory Lap Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy jumps into a team-colored bumper car similar to the ones seen in Carnival of Carnage. Pressing MOUSE1 will make him honk the car's horn. The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.
Spy yetipunch.png Associated item Description
A wooden cutout of a Yeti appears in front of the Spy. The Spy turns his back to the cutout while arranging his right glove, putting his left arm behind his back aftewards. He glances back at the cutout and, with a spinning motion, slaps it with the back of his hand, destroying it. He takes a few steps back and returns to his original position.

Before hitting the yeti

"Just lay your weapons down and walk away"
Spy yetismash.png Associated item Description
The Spy turns into a Yeti, beats his chest while roaring, and slams the ground with his fist; he then turns back to normal and stands up while checking himself, disgusted by the transformation.

After turning back

"What the hell?"
"Uhg."
"Ugh.."
"Uugh."
Zoomin' Broom Spy.png Associated item Description
The Spy pulls out a witch's broom and proceeds to ride it, hovering above the ground. The player can freely move around, albeit slowly, during this taunt.

Unused content

Backpack High Five!.png  Initiating High Five! taunt
Backpack High Five!.png  Successful High Five! taunt

Note: The following voicelines have been retroactively added to the Disco Fever taunt.

Backpack Square Dance.png  Square Dance

Starting a dance

Trading
Miss Pauling Kill Taunts
Backpack Rock, Paper, Scissors.png  Rock, Paper, Scissors tie
Knife stabbing kill taunt
"Tie taunts"
"Nut kick"

Update history

May 21, 2009 Patch (Sniper vs. Spy Update)
  • [Undocumented] Added a taunt used by the Disguise Kit.

June 23, 2009 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Being attacked while taunting with the Dead Ringer out no longer triggers a Spy's Cloak, but instead keeps the damage reduction for the remaining duration of the taunt.

June 25, 2009 Patch

  • Fixed the Dead Ringer's damage reduction exploit involving Spy taunting.

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

  • [Undocumented] Added an unused "high-five" taunt.

May 5, 2011 Patch (Replay Update)

June 23, 2011 Patch (Über Update)

  • Added Schadenfreude taunt.
  • [Undocumented] Added laughing animations.

October 13, 2011 Patch (Manniversary Update & Sale)

December 23, 2011 Patch

February 18, 2013 Patch

June 18, 2014 Patch (Love & War Update)

July 2, 2015 Patch (Gun Mettle Update)

October 6, 2015 Patch (Invasion Community Update)

October 28, 2015 Patch (Scream Fortress 2015)

November 3, 2015 Patch

  • Updated taunts to prevent movement during the pre-round period when players are frozen

December 17, 2015 Patch (Tough Break Update)

July 7, 2016 Patch #1 (Meet Your Match Update)

October 21, 2016 Patch (Scream Fortress 2016)

October 20, 2017 Patch #1 (Jungle Inferno Update)

December 21, 2017 Patch (Smissmas 2017)