Tank Buster

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The Tank Buster
Basic Information
Used by: Soldier
Contributed by: Larolaro
Released: September 30, 2010 Patch
(Mann-Conomy Update)
Items: Black Box, Battalion's Backup, Grenadier's Softcap
Effect: Leave a calling card on your victims
Hmm? "Where are the tanks?", I hear you cry? Gentlemen, I'll have you know I blasted each and every one of those overweight metal sonsofbitches back to their mothers!
The Soldier in the Tank Buster set description

The Tank Buster is a community-created item set for the Soldier.

The set includes the following items:

The Tank Buster
Backpack The Tank Buster Bundle.png

Leave a Calling Card on your victims

Equipping all items in the set leaves a Calling Card on your victims.

The Tank Buster was contributed as part of the Polycount contest.


Weapon Kill icon Ammo
Damage Range Notes / Special Abilities
Black Box
Black Box
Killicon black box.png 3 20 Base: 90

Crit: 270

Pictogram plus.png On hit: restores up to 20 health points.

Pictogram minus.png -25% clip size

Battalion's Backup
Battalion's Backup

Pictogram plus.png Increases max health by 20 points (220 total) on wearer.

Pictogram info.png Provides a defensive buff that protects nearby team members from Critical hit and Mini-crits, blocks 35% of incoming damage and blocks 50% of Sentry Gun's damage.

Pictogram info.png Rage increases through damage dealt.


Update history

September 30, 2010 Patch (Mann-Conomy Update)

  • The Tank Buster was added to the game.

July 10, 2013 Patch

  • Changed attributes:
    • Removed +20% Sentry damage resistance on wearer.
    • Added Leave a calling card on your victims.