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Spy RED.png
Spy BLU.png
Spy GRN.png
Spy YLW.png
Basic Information
Icon Leaderboard class spy.png
Type Support
Health 125 (185 with overheal)
Speed 100%

The Spy is a support-class. Using his Invis Watch and Disguise Kit, he infiltrates enemy lines to take out key classes like the Medic or dismantle an Engineer's nest.


Country of Origin: France

Job: Uncloak & Dagger

Motto: "..."

Contraptions: Disguise Kit / Cloaking Watch

He is a puzzle, wrapped in an enigma, shrouded in riddles, lovingly sprinkled with intrigue, express mailed to Mystery, Alaska, and LOOK OUT BEHIND YOU! but it is too late. You're dead. For he is the Spy - globetrotting rogue, lady killer (metaphorically) and mankiller (for real).



Weapon Kill icon
Backpack Revolver.png
Killicon revolver.png
Backpack Tranquilizer Gun.png
Tranquilizer Gun
Killicon tranq.png


Weapon Kill icon
Backpack Sapper.png
Killicon obj attachment sapper.png


Weapon Kill icon
Backpack Knife.png
Killicon knife.png


Backpack Invis Watch.png
Invis Watch
Backpack L'escampette.png


As a Spy…

  • …use your knife to backstab enemies from behind, killing them instantly.
  • …disguise yourself as an enemy with your disguise kit. Beware, attacking will remove your disguise.
  • …hit MOUSE2 to cloak and become fully invisible for a short period of time.
  • …try to act like an enemy while disguised. Observe where enemy team members are, and disguise as one of them.
  • …place your electro sappers on enemy sentry guns to destroy them. Disguises aren't lost when placing sappers.
  • …call for enemy Medics by hitting E while disguised.
  • …press Shift to run at normal speed while disguised as slower classes.
  • …use your tranquilizer gun in order to color-blind enemys. Disguises are lost when shooting tranquilizer darts.
  • …use your tranquilizer gun to slow down enemies that may be chasing you. This helps when running away from enemy Pyros.

Related achievements

Achievement Description
Tf2c achievement tranq melee kill.png Deep Sleep As a Spy, kill 10 tranquilized players with your melee weapon.

VIP achievements

Achievement Description
Tf2c kill civilian disguiseboost.png Fraudulent Transaction As a Spy, kill the Civilian using the boost given by him.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
Bulgarian Шпионин Spy
Spanish Spy -
English Spy -
French Spy -
German Spy -
Hungarian Kém Spy
Italian Spia Spy
Polish Szpieg Spy
Brazilian Portuguese Spy -
Romanian Spy -
Russian Шпион Spy
Turkish Spy -


  • The Spy in Team Fortress 2 has a slightly faster movement speed (107%) compared to Team Fortress 2 Classic (100%).
  • In TF2, Spy is canonically the father of Scout, however due to the comics being non canon to Team Fortress 2 Classic but Spy's Meet the Team video still within canon, it is still debatable whether or not Spy is still related to Scout.
  • In Team Fortress 2 Classic, Spy gets another line for his "Thanks!" voice command where he says "Prego." ("Translation: "You're welcome"), This voice line was lifted from Prerelease versions of Team Fortress 2.