— The Heavy-bot approving of this hat
The Tungsten Toque is a community-created cosmetic item for the Heavy. It is a robotic version of the Tough Guy's Toque. It is a metallic tuque or chullo with two hinges that fasten the ear flaps to the main body of the hat. A spring-mounted light bulb replaces the pom-pom.
The Tungsten Toque was contributed to the Steam Workshop.
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May 17, 2013 Patch #1 (Robotic Boogaloo)
- The Tungsten Toque was added to the game.
July 7, 2016 Patch #1 (Meet Your Match Update)
- [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.
- The Tungsten Toque is worn by Giant Heal-on-Kill Heavy (Type 1 and 2) in Mann vs. Machine.
- Tungsten, the 74th element in the periodic table, is commonly used in light bulbs as the heated filament which produces light. It is also an alloying agent used in steel, and has applications in weapon projectile design.
- The item's description references Pierre Trudeau, 15th Prime Minister of Canada, Optimus Prime, the name of various leaders of the Autobot faction in the Transformers franchise, Star Trek's character Data, and the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine TV series.