Flare Gun

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Flare Gun
Backpack Flare Gun.png
Kill Icons
Killicon flaregun.png
Killicon taunt pyro.png
Basic Information
Used by Pyro
Slot Secondary
Ammo loaded 1
Ammo carried 16
Loadout Stats

The Flare Gun

Flare Gun

100% critical hit vs burning players

This weapon will reload when not active

The Flaregun is an alternative secondary weapon for Pyro.

It fires a projectile flare that ignites enemies, and deals critical damage to burning players.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Bulgarian Сигналният пистолет Flare Gun
Spanish Pistola de Bengalas Flare Gun
English Flare Gun -
French Pistolet de détresse Flare Gun
German Signalpistole Flare Gun
Italian Pistola lanciarazzi Flare Gun
Brazilian Portuguese Arma Sinalizadora Flare Gun
Romanian Pistol de semnalizare Flare Gun
Russian Ракетница Flare Gun


  • The Flare Gun was added to Team Fortress 2 in the 2008 "Pyro Update", and was the first unlockable to be an almost entirely different type of weapon from it's stock alternative.
  • Unlike the Fire Axe, which is the color red on every team, the Flare Gun is team-colored.