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The Heavy

The Family Business is a secondary weapon for the Heavy. It is a pump-action shotgun with a stock attached to its receiver.

The weapon has a 40% increased ammo magazine compared to the Shotgun, for a total of 8 shots, at the cost of doing 15% less damage.

Contents

Damage and function times

See also: Damage
Damage and function times
Shot type Hitscan
Damage
Maximum ramp-up 150% 7.65 / pellet
Base damage 100% 5.1 / pellet
Maximum fall-off 50% 2.55 / pellet
Pellet count 10
Point blank 74-76
Medium range 20-52
Long range 3-22
Critical hit 15.3 / pellet
Mini-crit 6.9 / pellet
Function times
Attack interval 0.625 s
Reload (first) 1.0 s
Reload (consecutive) 0.5 s
Values are approximate and determined by community testing.

Item set

Black Market Business
Item icon Mobster Monday Bundle.png
[[File:|100px|alt=Tomislav]]
Family Business
[[File:|100px|alt=Family Business]]
[[File:|100px|alt=Eviction Notice]]
[[File:|100px|alt=Capo's Capper]]
Effect

No effect

Weapon Demonstration

Crafting

See also: Crafting

Blueprint

Reclaimed Metal Frontier Justice Homewrecker Family Business
Item icon Reclaimed Metal.png + Item icon Frontier Justice.png + Item icon Homewrecker.png = Item icon Family Business.png

As a Crafting Ingredient

Family Business Refined Metal Capo's Capper
Item icon Family Business.png + Item icon Refined Metal.pngx4 = Item icon Capo's Capper.png

Related Achievements

Leaderboard class heavy.png Heavy

Rationing
Rationing
Kill an enemy with your Shotgun while you're out of Minigun ammo.

Update history

June 23, 2011 Patch (Über Update)

  • The Family Business was added to the game.

June 28, 2011 Patch

  • Added/Refined recoil/draw/crit/reload forces for all of the new weapons in the Uber Update.

July 22, 2011 Patch

  • [Undocumented] The damage penality attribute was changed from "-15% damage done" to "-15% damage penalty".

Bugs

  • The Heavy pumps the entire weapon when reloading and shooting.
  • Spent shells eject out of the center of the screen in first person view.
  • There is no muzzle flash when firing.
  • Due to the addition of a stock onto the Shotgun, the Family Business will clip through the Heavy's left hand when taunting.
  • In world view, the ejection port is invisible.

Trivia

  • The phrase "Family Business" often refers to crime families operating within the Mafia.
  • The Family Business was previously named the Soviet Stampede and the Russian Riot. Concept art shows it also had a hammer and sickle inside a red star on the stock, a common symbol for the Soviet Union.
  • The design of the Family Business is based on the Benelli M3 Super 90.

Gallery

See also


Weapons
Scout
Leaderboard class scout.png
Soldier
Leaderboard class soldier.png
Pyro
Leaderboard class pyro.png
Demoman
Leaderboard class demo.png
Heavy
Leaderboard class heavy.png
Engineer
Leaderboard class engineer.png
Medic
Leaderboard class medic.png
Sniper
Leaderboard class sniper.png
Spy
Leaderboard class spy.png
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