How to Effectively Use the Reserve Shooter on Pyro

Ever wanted to know how to effectively use the Reserve Shooter for Pyro? Follow these steps and with a little practice you'll be able to use the Reserve Shooter too!

Steps

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    Equip the Reserve Shooter. This may seem like a given, but remember you can't use the reserve shooter if it's not equipped.
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    Burn the enemy. Hold M1 to burn your enemy for about two seconds to make sure they have taken some damage before you shoot them with the Reserve Shooter. This also causes the target to become panicked and confused.
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    Air blast the enemy in the air. After your target is burning, air blast them up into the air by clicking M2.
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    Pull out your reserve shooter and shoot them. While they are up in the air shoot them with the reserve shooter. If done correctly the target should take mini-crit damage.
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    Success! If all steps have been correctly followed you should have killed the enemy! Good work!

Tips

  • Remember to shoot the enemy around the stomach area to maximize the amount of bullets that hit them.
  • Don't give up if you don't get it at first. Practice makes perfect!
  • Pinning the enemy to a wall with your airblast may make it easier for you to hit the enemy with your gun.

Warnings

  • Do not try to use this technique on most over healed classes like soldiers, demos or heavies. You will almost always lose the fight.
  • Do not try to kill targets that you aren't confident about. It is OK to run away from the fight if it seems too hard.

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