This cosmetic item has two styles, named "Uninhibited" and "Conspicuous". "Uninhibited" is the kevlar helmet with goggles, while "Conspicuous" adds a paintable team-colored bandana that covers the Soldier's mouth.
The War Pig was contributed to the game via the Steam Workshop.
- The War Pig was added to the game.
- [Undocumented] Fixed team colors.
- [Undocumented] Added War Pig to the Mann Co. Store.
- [Undocumented] The War Pig can now be unboxed in unusual quality.
- [Undocumented] Added the War Pig to the item drop system.
- Updated The War Pig with the latest changes from the authors
- Added Strange quality.
- "War Pigs" is a 1970 anti-war song by the English heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
- War pigs were pigs or boars used in ancient warfare as a countermeasure against war elephants. They were often set on fire, causing the enemy's elephants to bolt in terror from the flaming, squealing pigs, often killing great numbers of their own soldiers.
- Some TF2 fans have used the term 'War Pig' to refer to a tool or weapon that is conceptually impressive but realistically unreliable or even pathetic. This refers to the item's description of Soldier adding goggles; conceptually this would improve his vision, but in practice it utterly failed.