Halloween map

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Halloween map
Koth harvest event mid.jpg
The original Team Fortress 2 Halloween map, Harvest Event.


A Halloween map, also known as Halloween-themed map, Haunted map, or Event, is any one of a series of Team Fortress 2 maps released specifically for activation during annual Halloween events, during which these maps are hosted by Valve's Team Fortress 2 servers with Halloween mode activated by Valve in celebration of the Halloween season. There is no particular Halloween game mode. Rather, a Halloween map is usually a Halloween version of a previously released map with added Halloween-themed decorations and active map elements (like pumpkin bombs and monsters). In all such cases, the game mode of the Halloween version is the same as the game mode of the original map. However, with Halloween events activated, the Halloween versions can provide some event-specific game mechanics that are active only during the events (such as Haunted Halloween Gift or Soul Gargoyle tracking).

The first released Halloween map was Harvest Event, which is the Halloween version of Harvest. Both the original and the Halloween version are King of the Hill maps; however, Harvest Event introduced Pumpkin bombs, Halloween pumpkin pickups, and the wandering ghost of Zepheniah Mann that haunts any player that gets too close to him.

Harvest Event was released in the Haunted Hallowe'en Special of 2009. Additional Halloween maps are released each Halloween season in Halloween Updates and Events, which often introduce a new monster spawn or other new game mechanic, and often are accompanied by a comic or other media explaining the "Halloween storyline" for the map.

Naturally, Halloween maps may be activated year-round on individual community servers. However, certain mechanics such as the soul count of the Soul Gargoyle are restricted to the duration of specific events.

Maps

The following table is a list of Halloween maps released to date in order of their release dates. The notable monster spawns, hazards, and notable Halloween features of each map are listed.


Note: Official release maps are identified in bold. Community maps are identified in italics.
Note: All Halloween maps feature Pumpkin Bombs or exploding reskins (Explosive Barrels and Dynamite Balloons) except Ghost Town and Monster Bash.
Halloween Map
(Original Map)
Map Type
File Name
Date Added
Event
Spawns
Features
Hazards
Developer(s)
Koth harvest event mid.jpg Harvest Event
(Harvest)
King of the Hill
koth_harvest_event
2009-10-29October 29, 2009 Patch
(Haunted Hallowe'en Special)
Ghost Sean "Heyo" Cutino
Mann manor event.jpg Mann Manor
(Mountain Lab)
Attack/Defend
cp_manor_event
2010-10-27October 27, 2010 Patch
(Scream Fortress Update)
Horseless Headless Horsemann
Pitfall
zzzzzzzaValve
Tim "YM" Johnson
Alex "Rexy" Kreeger
Eyeaduct 1.png Eyeaduct
(Viaduct)
King of the Hill
koth_viaduct_event
2011-10-27October 27, 2011 Patch
(Very Scary Halloween Special)
MONOCULUS, Ghost
Underworld, Loot Island
zzzzzzzzValve
Ghost Fort.png Ghost Fort
(Lakeside)
King of the Hill
koth_lakeside_event
2012-10-26October 26, 2012 Patch
(Spectral Halloween Special)
Merasmus, Ghost
Skull Island, Wheel of Fate
Pitfall
zzzzzzzzValve
Mvm coaltown event.jpg Ghost Town
(Coal Town)
Mann vs. Machine
mvm_ghost_town
2012-10-26October 26, 2012 Patch
(Spectral Halloween Special)
Voodoo-Cursed Soul Robots
Pitfall
zzzzzzzzValve
Plr hightower event3.png Helltower
(Hightower)
Payload Race
plr_hightower_event
2013-10-29October 29, 2013 Patch
(Scream Fortress V)
Skeletons, Ghost
Magic spells, Hell
Lava
zzzzzzzzValve
Carnival of Carnage.png Carnival of Carnage
(Doomsday)
Special Delivery
sd_doomsday_event
2014-10-29October 29, 2014 Patch
(Scream Fortress VI)
Horseless Headless Horsemann
Magic spells, Bumper Cars
Pitfall, Necro Smasher
zzzzzzzzValve
Cp gorge event.png Gorge Event
(Gorge)
Attack/Defend
cp_gorge_event
2015-10-28October 28, 2015 Patch
(Scream Fortress VII)
Skeletons
Pitfall
Paul "puxorb" Broxup
Pl millstone event.jpg Hellstone
(Millstone)
Payload
pl_millstone_event
2015-10-28October 28, 2015 Patch
(Scream Fortress VII)
Ghost, Skeletons, MONOCULUS,
Horseless Headless Horsemann
Magic spells, Underworld
Lava
Tomi "ICS" Uurainen
Koth moonshine event.png Moonshine Event
(Moonshine)
King of the Hill
koth_moonshine_event
2015-10-28October 28, 2015 Patch
(Scream Fortress VII)
Ghost
Wheel of Fate, Magic spells, Underworld
Gator
Josh "Hey You" Harris
Harlen "UEAKCrash" Linke
Jake "Jukebox" Jackubowski
Psyke
Cp sunshine event.jpg Sinshine
(Sunshine)
Control Point
cp_sunshine_event
2015-10-28October 28, 2015 Patch
(Scream Fortress VII)
Lava Rebecca "phi" Ailes
Kimberly "iiboharz" Riswick
Harlen "UEAKCrash" Linke
Pl fifthcurve event.png Brimstone
(Fifthcurve)
Payload
pl_fifthcurve_event
2016-10-21October 21, 2016 Patch
(Scream Fortress VIII)
Ghost, Skeletons, MONOCULUS, Merasmus,
Horseless Headless Horsemann
Magic spells, Underworld
Lava
Tomi "ICS" Uurainen
Koth maple ridge event.png Maple Ridge Event
(Maple Ridge)
King of the Hill
koth_maple_ridge_event
2016-10-21October 21, 2016 Patch
(Scream Fortress VIII)
Berry
TheoF114
Pd pit of death event.png Pit of Death Player Destruction
pd_pit_of_death_event
2016-10-21October 21, 2016 Patch
(Scream Fortress VIII)
Magic spells, Underworld
Pitfall
DeRosaJ
Flip
Michael "::Egan::" Egan
FissionMetroid101
Roll
Koth bagel event.png Cauldron
(Bagel)
King of the Hill
koth_bagel_event
2018-10-19October 19, 2018 Patch
(Scream Fortress X)
Skeletons
Wheel of Fate, Bubbling Cauldron, Underworld
Fire pit, Fireballs
Lauren "Yrrzy" Godfrey
Harlen "UEAKCrash" Linke
Zach "Exactol" Matuson
Sebastian "Seba" Grus
Rebecca "phi" Ailes
Freyja
Pd cursed cove event.png Cursed Cove Player Destruction
pd_cursed_cove_event
2018-10-19October 19, 2018 Patch
(Scream Fortress X)
Underworld, Shrinking Water, Explosive Barrels
Pitfall
Louie "bakscratch" Turner
Juha "Jusa" Kuoppala
Sean "boomsta" Troehler
Jordan "Hex" LeBlanc
EmNudge
Zach "Exactol" Matuson
Nick "Bobby BodyOdor" Baker
Duncan "Magnus" Welch
Nathan "Yacan1" Dadey
Roniña "Py-Bun" Rodriguez
Stiffy360
Deacon
Pl rumble event.png Gravestone
(Rumble)
Payload
pl_rumble_event
2018-10-19October 19, 2018 Patch
(Scream Fortress X)
Ghost, Skeletons, MONOCULUS,
Horseless Headless Horsemann, Merasmus
Magic spells, Bumper Cars, Bubbling Cauldron, Underworld
Pitfall
Tomi "ICS" Uurainen
Riley "Sheltr" Aanestad
Michał "AsG_Alligator" Byczko
Zach "Exactol" Matuson
Liam “Diva Dan” Moffitt
Pd monster bash.png Monster Bash Player Destruction
pd_monster_bash
2018-10-19October 19, 2018 Patch
(Scream Fortress X)
Magic spells
Pitfall, Pendulum Blades
Aeon "Void" Bollig
Fuzzymellow
PEAR
Donhonk
Harlen "UEAKCrash" Linke
Tim "SediSocks" BL
Liam "Diva Dan" Moffitt
Jennifer "NeoDement" Burnett
Erik Colteh
Koth slasher.png Slasher King of the Hill
koth_slasher
2018-10-19October 19, 2018 Patch
(Scream Fortress X)
Ghost, Skeletons, MONOCULUS, Merasmus, Horseless Headless Horsemann
Magic spells, Underworld
Andrew "Rogue13" Risch
Aeon "Void" Bollig
Lauren "Yrrzy" Godfrey
Martin "Chaofanatic" Ellis
Fuzzymellow
Tim "SediSocks" BL
Killohurtz
Laughter main.jpg Laughter
(Slaughter)
King of the Hill
koth_slaughter_event
2019-10-10October 10, 2019 Patch
(Scream Fortress XI)
Underworld, Dynamite Balloons
Crocodiles
Aeon 'Void' Bollig
"Diva Dan"
"juniper"
Zoey Smith
Precipice main.jpg Precipice Payload
pl_precipice_event_final
2019-10-10October 10, 2019 Patch
(Scream Fortress XI)
Ghost, Skeletons
Magic spells
Pitfall
"MrTwoVideoCards"
Sam "TanookiSuit3"

See also