Winger

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With this mean pistol no one runs from the Scout.
Winger publicity blurb

The Winger is a community-created secondary weapon for the Scout. It is a bluish pistol with a black inset trefoil on its grip and a small pair of stylized yellow wings emblazoned on the slide over the magazine. A yellow and red radiation hazard sign can be seen on the inset trefoil.

This weapon deals 15% more damage than the default Pistol, but only loads 5 rounds at a time. This makes the Winger superior at finishing off injured targets at close range, but not for prolonged combat. It also grants a +25% jump height bonus when active, which can be used to access more map routes that require jumping.

Damage and function times

See also: Damage
Damage and function times
Shot type Hitscan
Damage type Bullet
Ranged or Melee damage? Ranged
Damage
Maximum ramp-up 150% 26
Base damage 100% 17
Maximum fall-off 50% 10
Point blank 26
Medium range 15-19
Long range 10-12
Critical 52
Mini-crit 23-35
Function times
Attack interval 0.17 s
Reload 1.25 s
Spread recovery 1.25 s
Values are approximate and determined by community testing.

Item set

The #1 Fan
Item icon Timbuk-Tuesday Bundle.png
Winger
Winger
Effect

No effect

Demonstration

Strange variant


Crafting

See also: Crafting

Blueprint

Reclaimed Metal Shortstop Winger
Item icon Reclaimed Metal.png + Item icon Shortstop.png = Item icon Winger.png
Class Token - Scout Slot Token - Secondary Scrap Metal Possible Results
Item icon Class Token - Scout.png + Item icon Slot Token - Secondary.png + Item icon Scrap Metal.png =
Item icon Bonk! Atomic Punch.png Item icon Crit-a-Cola.png Item icon Mad Milk.png Item icon Winger.png
Item icon Pretty Boy's Pocket Pistol.png Item icon Flying Guillotine.png

As a crafting ingredient

Refined Metal #1 Fan weapon Bonk Boy
Item icon Refined Metal.pngx4 + Item icon Soda Popper.pngItem icon Winger.pngItem icon Atomizer.png = Item icon Bonk Boy.png
Reclaimed Metal Mad Milk Winger Pretty Boy's Pocket Pistol
Item icon Reclaimed Metal.png + Item icon Mad Milk.png + Item icon Winger.png = Item icon Pretty Boy's Pocket Pistol.png

Related achievements

Leaderboard class scout.png Scout

Gun Down
Gun Down
Destroy an active sentry gun using your pistol.

Update history

June 23, 2011 Patch (Über Update)
  • The Winger was added to the game.

June 25, 2011 [Item schema update]

  • Reduced crafting recipe from 1 Refined and Shortstop to 1 Reclaimed and Shortstop.

June 27, 2011 Patch

  • Fixed a problem that prevented the Winger from being used in crafting recipes.

June 28, 2011 Patch

  • Added/Refined recoil/draw/crit/reload forces for the Winger.

July 22, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] The damage bonus attribute was changed from "+15% damage done" to "+15% damage bonus".

February 9, 2012 Patch

  • Fixed first-person clip reloading.

July 10, 2013 Patch

  • Changed attribute:
    • Added: +25% Jump Height bonus while Winger is active.

November 12, 2013 Patch

June 18, 2014 Patch

  • [Undocumented] Fixed the clip sticking out of the gun after reload.

February 11, 2015 Patch #1

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

  • Added new sounds for the Winger.

December 13, 2017 Patch

  • Fixed the Winger not counting towards the Scout achievement "Gun Down".

December 21, 2017 Patch (Smissmas 2017)

Trivia

  • Unlike the default Pistol, the Winger does not feature a hammer in the back which would strike the firing pin. During development, the creator originally included a hammer, but later removed it to differentiate it from the Pistol, stating that the Winger operated on an internal-pin. [1]

Gallery

References

  1. Original development thread

See also