Anything About Unusuals...

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PeekABoo

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Unusuals have been highly sought after ever since they came out. First was Vanilla TF2 - all stock weapons and no hats or misc items. Next, came the Weapons update where you could acquire new types of weapons. Then the game changer - Hats! Thus, the Birth of Hat Fortress 2! Hats were all the rage until Unusual Hats were introduced. The first 14 Unusual Effects were added to the game with the Mann-Conomy Update on September 30, 2010. And now the never-ending quest for Unusuals that has continued till the present. There are Unusual Hats, Unusual Metal, Unusual Weapons, and Unusual Taunts. Post anything about Unusuals here! :p

Here is a Video that showcases one player's version of the many types of Unusual Hat Effects as of 2014.

 
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PeekABoo

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UNUSUALS...



https://wiki.teamfortress.com/wiki/Unusual

Unusual quality is an Item quality used on cosmetic items, taunts and weapons. Unusual items have special attached particle effects and are considered to be some of the rarest items in Team Fortress 2.

There are currently 469 cosmetic items that can have one of 86 total effects,
56 taunts that can have one of 15 total effects,
and 10 weapons that can have one of 4 effects.


The only methods of obtaining an Unusual item are by unlocking a Mann Co. Supply Crate with a Mann Co. Supply Crate Key (at an about one in one hundred, or 1.00%, chance of unboxing), purchasing one on the Steam Community Market, getting a Taunt Unusualifier as a bonus for unboxing a case, or through trading.

Unlike regular items which can only be obtained from specific crates, any item obtainable in Unusual quality can be unboxed from any given crate. The particle effects obtained depends on the series of crate that the unusual item was obtained from. So, to unbox a cosmetic item with a "Series One" effect, a "Series One" crate must be opened, and so on. The hexadecimal color code for Unusual items is #8650AC.
 
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PeekABoo

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UNUSUALS...

It's possible to wear more than one Unusual Item at a time. Some Misc Items cover a different area of the body, for example... most hats cover the top of the Head Area but a Mask covers the Face area. This makes it possible to wear an Unusual Hat on top while wearing an Unusual Mask covering the Face.

Unusual Effects also have a height adjustment on the Particle Effect. It's possible to wear multiple Effects at different heights. This Video shows some possible Triple Combos of Unusual Effects. They also show some Particle Effects at different Heights or all at the same Height.



 
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PeekABoo

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This Video is a little slow but it gives you a good view of the 4 Possible Unusual Effects on a Weapon. Check it out.



 
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PeekABoo

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What Unusual Effect is King? Which one that you own is your Favorite ATM or Which one do you Wish you had for a Misc Item?

The Effects at a Glance are:



  • Burning Flames



  • Circling Heart



  • Circling Peace Sign



  • Circling TF Logo



  • Green Confetti



  • Green Energy



  • Haunted Ghosts



  • Massed Flies



  • Purple Confetti



  • Purple Energy



  • Scorching Flames



  • Searing Plasma



  • Sunbeams



  • Vivid Plasma



  • Blizzardy Storm



  • Bubbling



  • Nuts n' Bolts



  • Orbiting Fire



  • Orbiting Planets
 
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PeekABoo

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Continuing Unusual Effects to pick from at a Glance:




  • Smoking



  • Steaming



  • Stormy Storm



  • Aces High (RED)



  • Aces High (BLU)



  • Cloud 9



  • Dead Presidents



  • Disco Beat Down



  • Kill-a-Watt



  • Miami Nights



  • Terror-Watt



  • Cauldron Bubbles



  • Cloudy Moon



  • Eerie Orbiting Fire



  • Flaming Lantern



  • Harvest Moon



  • It's A Secret To Everybody



  • Knifestorm



  • Misty Skull



  • Stormy 13th Hour
 
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Continuing Unusual Effects to pick from at a Glance:




  • Arcana



  • Chiroptera Venenata



  • Darkblaze



  • Demonflame



  • Hellfire



  • Poisoned Shadows



  • Something Burning This Way Comes



  • Spellbound



  • Amaranthine



  • Bonzo The All-Gnawing



  • Ghastly Ghosts Jr.



  • Haunted Phantasm Jr



  • Stare From Beyond



  • Ooze



  • Death by Disco



  • It's a mystery to everyone



  • It's a puzzle to me



  • Ether Trail



  • Nether Trail



  • Ancient Eldritch
 
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Still Continuing Unusual Effects to pick from at a Glance:




  • Eldritch Flame



  • Neutron Star



  • Starstorm Slumber



  • Starstorm Insomnia



  • Tesla Coil



  • Anti-Freeze



  • Electrostatic



  • Green Black Hole



  • Memory Leak



  • Overclocked



  • Phosphorous



  • Power Surge



  • Roboactive



  • Sulphurous



  • Time Warp



  • Death at Dusk



  • Frostbite



  • Molten Mallard



  • Morning Glory



  • Abduction
 
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PeekABoo

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(You guessed it...) Continuing Unusual Effects to pick from at a Glance:




  • Atomic



  • Subatomic



  • Electric Hat Protector



  • Magnetic Hat Protector



  • Voltaic Hat Protector



  • Galactic Codex



  • Ancient Codex



  • Nebula


So... what Unusual Effect is King? Which one that you own is your Favorite ATM or Which one do you Wish you had for a Misc Item?
 
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PeekABoo

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These are all the Unusual Effects for Taunts and Weapons at a Glance:




Ghastly Ghosts




Haunted Phantasm




Spectral Swirl




Hellish Inferno




Infernal Smoke




Infernal Flames




'72




Fountain of Delight




Holy Grail




Mega Strike




Midnight Whirlwind




Screaming Tiger




Showstopper (RED)




Showstopper (BLU)




Silver Cyclone




Skill Gotten Gains




Isotope




Hot




Cool




Energy Orb
 
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