The Hitman's Heatmaker is a primary weapon for the Sniper. It is a somewhat stubby Sniper Rifle, fitted with a sleek scope, a wooden stock with a brown leather rest, and a suppressor attached to its barrel.
The Hitman's Heatmaker's Focus system is similar to the Bazaar Bargain's Headshot system, but the bonus is gained simply on kills or assists, rather than successful headshots. In addition, successful headshot kills will decapitate the target. However, bodyshots deal 20% less damage, and fully-charged bodyshots will not be able to one-shot any class, dealing only 120 damage.
The weapon requires 3 kills, or 9 assists (or any combination of those), in order to fill the Focus bar entirely. It triggers automatically if it is filled with a killing shot. While focused, the weapon will charge 25% faster, fire tracer darts similar to the Machina, and will not unscope after firing. This does not increase rate of fire, but the weapon will still charge while reloading.
Damage and function times
|Damage and function times|
|Attack interval||1.5 s|
|Maximum charge time||
|Zoom-in charging delay||1 s|
|Zoom-in headshot delay||0.2 s|
|Values are approximate and determined by community testing.|
|Reclaimed Metal||Machina||Bazaar Bargain||Hitman's Heatmaker|
|Class Token - Sniper||Slot Token - Primary||Scrap Metal|
- The Hitman's Heatmaker combines the stock of the WA2000 with the general shape of the VSS Vintorez.
- The item's description, "Heads will roll," is an idiom meaning that someone will be punished. The phrase alludes to decapitation as a historical punishment.
- Similar to the Demoman's swords, the Hitman's Heatmaker shrinks the victim's head and spawns a head gib upon decapitation.