Killstreak/Sheen Kits and Fabricators Guide
EDIT: TF2 Update on April 1st let you unbox Killstreak-Kits (only Kits and not fabricators, all 3 types) from crate #83, this had a huge impact on the prices of the unboxable able ones, but also on most other kits.
See a list of unboxable kits here: http://wiki.teamfort...e/Active_series
So what are these new things you get from playing MVM with tickets (*unboxing now)....
All the new items have only one purpose, to create Killstreak-weapons (with effects), a link to the effects and how they look like is at the bottom.
There are kits for every weapon, you can use them like strangifiers or paints, just click on apply and choose your weapon (works for all types now, unique, strange, festive strange, botkiller, vintage etc).
Killstreak = With every kill you make with a Killstreak-weapon your Killstreak-number increases (just like the head counter for the Eyelander, there is just a total counter, it doesn't matter with which of your Killstreak-weapons you get the kills (if you have more equipped), if you die, it will reset to 0).
There are 3 different types: Killstreak only, Specialized Killstreak (weapon glowing) and Professional Killstreak (weapon glowing + eye effect).
Normal Kits: Specialized Kits: Professional Kits:
Specialized Killstreak Kit Fabricator: Professional Killstreak Kit Fabricator:
Usually you just get a Normal Killstreak Kit and a Specialized Killstreak Kit Fabricator from finishing a Tour = all 4 Missions (you get the random parts for completing a mission).
With the Fabricators you can "craft" the Kits, they are like Chemistry Sets. http://puu.sh/5GQdr.jpg - Here is a specialized Killstreak Kit Fabricator (for the Widowmaker) with all it's ingredients (they vary, but everyone requires an unique Killstreak Item) and at the bottom you see the effect of the weapon glowing (=sheen) which the Kit will have.
Unique Killstreak Weapon = Any unique weapon with a killstreak on it = it doesn't matter which weapon, as long as it is unique. You get those when you use normal Killstreak Kit on the weapon.
The only difference between the ingredients from specialized and professional killstreak kit fabricators is, that you need two unique specialized killstreak weapons and also rare parts for the professional ones (http://puu.sh/5GQXS.jpg).
Killstreak Kits for Primary weapons are the most expensive ones, because those are the weapons which everyone uses the most. But since you need unique killstreak weapons and unique specialized killstreak weapons for the fabricators they have all some kind of basic value, because none are really useless.
They specialized start at ~0.11 ref for most weapons. Some professional melee weapon fabricators are available for 1-2 ref already.
Kits: http://backpack.tf/c...fieds/?item=Kit (please look carefully at the colour before you add people)
The normal ones start at ~1 ref*, the specialized at ~1 key* and the professional ones start at 5 keys. However unique gru kits (they are unboxable) can be purchased on the scm for ~15 cents already, so I recommend using them for completing specialized fabricators.
*Exceptions to those prices are Kits for weapons which you need to craft, like the Ham-Shank etc. Ham Shanks cost 0.66 ref atm, so the prices for the Kits are usually 0.55-0.66 ref cheaper than for normal weapons.
How they look like:
http://steamcommunit...s/?id=201300820 - has videos of the sheens and effects.
The Community market for some more pricechecking: http://steamcommunity.com/market/ (use cheapest listing + past sales for a pricecheck)
Scrap.tf's Partswapping, to complete your Fabricators easier: http://scrap.tf/partswap
PS: If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to ask and tell me.