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Swine of the Sunken Galley
Cosmetic icon Swine of the Sunken Galley.png
Techies icon.png
Rarity: Arcana
Slot: Cart

After months of work, Techies Demolitions proudly unveiled their latest commission: The Swine, the most powerful cannon ever designed. Yet during its first frantic use aboard a homebound galley, the Swine's awesome blast tore its host ship asunder, rocketing the cannon itself backwards toward the shore. It was found days later, deeply embedded in a rocky cliffside just below its makers' workshop.
Created By
Valve logo.svg
Swine of the Sunken Galley Bundle
Swine of the Sunken Galley
Swine Arsenal
Swine Helmet
Swine Powder Barrel
Swine Visor
Mark of the Taunting Swine
Swine Sappers
Techies Emoticon

Set Items

This item contains a Prismatic Gem, which tints the color of its effects, as well as an Inscribed Gem gem that tracks and displays the number of kills made with Blast Off!.

Editions purchased before September 30, 2014 come in Exalted quality.



  • Effects with an asterisk (*) are colorable by socketing Swine of the Sunken Gallery with Prismatic Gems.
  • The following previews were captured with Prismatic: Explosive Burst, the default Prismatic Gem.
  • Minor custom animations are played when using Taunt: Techies Squint and Laugh and Taunt: We Have Liftoff while Swine of the Sunken Galley is equipped. They can be seen on the taunts' respective pages.
Customization Type Preview
Loadout Effect1
Spawn Animation
Loadout Spawn Animation
Ambient Effect*
Loadout Animation
Idle Animation
Idle Injured Animation
Attack Animation
Run Animation
Run Injured Animation
Haste Animation2
Disabled Animation
Flail Animation3
Channel Animation4
Victory Animation
Proximity Mines Animation
Stasis Trap Animation
Death Animation
Blast Off! Animation
(No Kills)
Remote Mines Animation

1 Customizes the light beam emanating from the bottom left on the loadout screen.
2 Haste animation is the same as run animation, but played faster.
3 Used for Force Staff icon.png Force Staff and other forms of forced movement.
4 Not used for Town Portal Scroll icon.png Town Portal Scroll.
5 Counter only displays kills if Inscribed: Suicide Kills is socketed.

Kill Cam Mini-Taunt (Removed)[]

  • When an enemy steps on a mine, Squee, Spleen, or Spoon appears above the enemy's minimap to perform a taunt. Rubick minimap icon.png Rubick appears if Spell Steal is used.
  • This feature was removed in the Reborn update.
Squee Spleen Spoon Rubick minimap icon.png Rubick*
Swine of the Sunken Galley Minitaunt Squee.gif Swine of the Sunken Galley Minitaunt Spleen.gif Swine of the Sunken Galley Minitaunt Spoon.gif Swine of the Sunken Galley Minitaunt Rubick.png

* Rubick did not have an animation when taunting, just a static image.

Hero Icons[]

Customization Preview
Minimap icon Swine of the Sunken Galley Techies minimap icon.png
Top icon Swine of the Sunken Galley Techies icon.png
Portrait Swine of the Sunken Galley Portrait.png

Ability Icons[]

Remote Mines
Swine of the Sunken Galley Remote Mines icon.png


Customization Preview
Attack launch
Blast Off!
Remote Mines



  • This item's internal name is Bigshot.

Patch History[]

  • Fixed item screen text.
  • Fixed item kill counter.
  • Fixed item looking incorrect in the in-game hero picker screen.
  • Fixed various bugs with item equipped.
  • Fixed issues with item effects not being applied in loadout and hero selection.
  • No longer comes in Exalted quality.
  • Fixed Arcana particles not showing in portrait.