Fallout: New Vegas

RPG

A spinoff of the main Fallout series by Bethesda developed by Obsidian Entertainment. Set in a Post-Nuclear Apocalypse America, the player takes control of the “Courier” who is ambushed, mugged of a package they were meant to deliver, shot and left for dead in a cemetery. After miraculously surviving the ordeal, the Courier goes on a journey to find out why.

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GUIDES

How To Get The Unique “Annabelle” Missile Launcher in Fallout: New Vegas

Annabelle is a unique Missile Launcher that can be obtained from the Nightkin Sniper at Black Mountain. Here are a few quick tips before I get into the guide: Acquisition To get this weapon, make your way to Black Mountain. To get there, you can either go from the Hidden Valley location to the southwest…

How To Get The Unique “Mercy” Grenade Machine Gun In Fallout: New Vegas

Mercy is a unique fully automatic grenade launcher that can be found deep within the Deathclaw-infested Dead Wind Cavern. Quick tips before you set off to grab the gun: Acquisition To acquire the Mercy grenade machine gun, go to the Dead Wind Cavern, located southwest of Ranger Station Charlie. Once there, look for the cave…

How to get the Euclid’s C-Finder in Fallout: New Vegas

The Euclid’s C-Finder is a unique weapon in Fallout: New Vegas that can be used to summon an orbital laser strike. It can be found on a kid called Max, found outside of Mick and Ralph’s in freeside. Here are a few quick tips before I get into the guide: Acquisition Finding Max To find…

A Guide To The “That Lucky Old Sun” Quest In Fallout: New Vegas

“That Lucky Old Sun” is a quest in Fallout: New Vegas that revolves around reactivating the Helios One solar power plant. Your choices in this quest lead to several different outcomes for both you the player, as well as to the region of New Vegas.  A few quick tips before I get into the guide:…

How to get the Hazmat Suit in Fallout: New Vegas

The Hazmat Suit is a unique armor suit from the Old World Blues DLC that provides the wearer with 85% poison resistance and night vision. It can be found inside a forcefield pod in the Hazmat Testing Ground. The pod must be unlocked with a special security code or with an upgraded Sonic Emitter. A…

Fallout: New Vegas Cowboy Build Guide

At its core, Fallout: New Vegas is a post-apocalypse cowboy game, which means that trying out a cowboy build is one of the best of experiencing the game. In this build guide, I’ll go over all of the perks, skills, traits, and equipment you’ll need to experience the game as a wasteland cowboy. Quick tips…

How To Get The Unique “Ranger Sequoia” Hunting Revolver In Fallout: New Vegas

The Ranger Sequoia is a rare version of the Hunting Revolver used by veteran NCR Rangers. Unlike the Hunting Revolver, the Ranger Sequoia doesn’t have a scope and comes with a small boost to almost every single stat. In this guide, I’ll go over how to acquire this weapon, compare it to its base variant,…

How To Get The Unique “La Lounge Carabine” Lever-Action Rifle In Fallout: New Vegas

The La Longue Carabine is a unique Cowboy Repeater that comes with a scope and its magazine is reloaded all at once, rather than round by round. In this guide, I’ll go over how to acquire this weapon, compare it to its base variant, and give you a few tips on how to use it….

How To Get The Unique “Medicine Stick” Brush Gun In Fallout: New Vegas

The Medicine Stick is a unique version of the Brush Gun that can be easily acquired early on in the game while being one of the most powerful weapons the player can acquire. In this guide, I’ll go over how to get the gun, compare it to its non-unique counterpart, and give you a few…

How to get the Chinese Stealth Armor in Fallout: New Vegas

The Chinese Stealth Armor is a rare set of armor that can be found within one of Hoover Dam’s storage closets. Its effectiveness has been largely decreased compared to the Fallout 3 version, however, it still makes for a great collector’s piece. In this guide, I’ll go over how to get the armor. Additionally, I…

How To Get The Unique “Thump-Thump” Grenade Rifle In Fallout: New Vegas

Thump-Thump is a unique Grenade Rifle that can be found inside the locked Nellis Array building located within the Nellis Air Force Base, the key to which can be obtained from Raquel. Quick tips before I get into the guide: Acquisition First things first, you must obtain the key to get inside the Nellis Array….

How To Easily Kill Benny And Get His “Maria” Pistol In Fallout: New Vegas

Warning! This guide contains spoilers for the main story quest “Ring-a-Ding-Ding!” Maria is a unique 9mm pistol used by Benny, the man who shot you in the opening cutscene of the game. In this guide, I’ll go over the easiest way to kill Benny and get his pistol. Quick tips before you follow the guide:…

“Maria” Unique 9mm Pistol Guide in Fallout: New Vegas

Maria is the signature weapon of Benny, the man who shot you in the opening cinematic of the game. In this guide, I’ll go over its unique effects and quirks, as well as some important tips on how to make the best use of it. Quick tips before I go over the weapon in more…

How To Get The Mysterious Magnum In Fallout: New Vegas

The Mysterious Magnum is one of the most interesting weapons in Fallout: New Vegas, thanks to it playing the Mysterious Stranger jingle whenever you draw/holster it. It also has some of the best starts of any revolver in the game. In this guide, I’ll go over how to get the gun, explain how it differs…

How to perform the “ghost dupe” glitch and buy every item a merchant has in Fallout: New Vegas

The ghost dupe glitch is a bug in Fallout: New Vegas that allows you to get infinite store credit with any merchant in the game, allowing you to completely clear out their inventory while getting all of their caps.  Quick tips before you do the ghost dupe glitch: Performing the glitch To perform the ghost…

How to get infinite 5.56mm ammo, armor-piercing 5.56 ammo, and Service Rifles in Fallout: New Vegas

5.56 ammunition is a very popular ammunition type in Fallout: New Vegas, being usable by almost any gun build in the game. This guide will show you a glitch that will show you how to acquire an infinite amount of 5.56 ammunition, both its regular and armor-piercing variants. Quick tips before you perform this glitch:…

Where to find every Speech skill book in Fallout: New Vegas

There are 4 Speech skill books in the base game of Fallout: New Vegas, and 2 more in the Old World Blues and the Dead Money DLC respectively. Quick tips before you start: Location 1: Cerulean Robotics Cerulean Robotics is an abandoned robot factory located in Freeside. To find it, you’ll have to walk past…

How to get the best ending in the Boulder City Showdown quest in Fallout: New Vegas

Boulder City Showdown is a sidequest in Fallout: New Vegas that involves de-escalating the conflict between a group of NCR soldiers and Great Khans in Boulder City. Quick tips before you start the quest: Starting the quest To start the quest, head to Boulder City, located just down the highway from Novac. Once there, look…

How to easily raise your Speech skill in Fallout: New Vegas

The Speech skill is one of the most important skills in the game, allowing the player to complete many quests in different ways and even unlocking new endings for certain characters or locations. This guide will show you how to temporarily raise your Speech skill by the highest number possible. Method 1: Clothing The player…

How to get the unique “Rebreather” apparel piece in Fallout: New Vegas

The Rebreather is a unique piece of apparel that allows the wearer to breathe underwater. It can be obtained during the “Volare!” quest if you complete an optional objective. Quick tip before you get the rebreather: Obtaining the Pressure Cooker There is a location called “Fields’ Shack” right outside of the Nellis Air Force Base,…

How to get past the artillery barrage outside the Nellis Air Force Base in Fallout: New Vegas

The Nellis Air Force Base is an important settlement. To enter it, the player must get past an artillery barrage. This guide will go over the safest method to get into the artillery base and enter the settlement. Quick tip before you go to Nellis: Entering the Nellis Air Force Base Entering the Nellis Air…

The easiest way to complete the Volare! quest with the best ending in Fallout: New Vegas

Volare! Is a main quest that you’ll have to tackle in one way or another in all 4 main story branches. While it can be skipped entirely, it will result in a worse ending. However, there is a strategy that you can use to completely skip most of the quest, while still getting the best…

How to get the Best Ending in the Young Hearts quest in Fallout New Vegas

Young Hearts is a sidequest given to you by Jack, a member of the Boomers faction, at the Nellis Air Force Base.  This guide only contains minor spoilers for the sidequest. Quick tips before starting this quest: Quest Walkthrough Starting the quest To start the quest, speak to Jack inside the Nellis Hangars, located inside…

“I Don’t Hurt Anymore” Side Quest Guide in Fallout: New Vegas

The sidequest “I Don’t Hurt Anymore” is a sidequest in Fallout: New Vegas that is started by speaking to Lt. Gorobets at Camp McCarran. Quick tips before you start the quest: I Don’t Hurt Anymore Starting the quest To start the quest, you will have to enter Camp McCarran, located south of the Strip. Once…

Ballistic Ammo Crafting Guide in Fallout: New Vegas

Ammo crafting is a mechanic that allows the player to recycle parts of their ammunition after it has been fired, in addition to creating their own, more powerful ammo that cannot be purchased anywhere else in the game. This guide will only focus on the crafting of ballistic ammo, another guide focused on the crafting…

Energy Ammo Crafting Guide in Fallout: New Vegas

Ammo crafting is a mechanic that allows the player to recycle parts of their ammunition after it has been fired, in addition to creating their own, more powerful ammo that cannot be purchased anywhere else in the game. This guide will only focus on the crafting of energy ammo, another guide focused on the crafting…

Complete Traits Guide for Fallout: New Vegas

When you create your character, you get to pick up to 2 traits. Traits are a type of ability that has both a positive and a negative effect. This guide will go over every trait in detail, explaining its function, positives, and negatives, in addition to recommending where each trait makes sense. The guide is…

Complete Hacking Guide for Fallout: New Vegas

Hacking is a minigame within Fallout: New Vegas. It’s used to access terminals, which often contain useful information, or have the ability to unlock containers or doors. The guide is separated into 2 parts- Basic and Advanced. The “Basic” section details the basics of how the minigame is to be completed, while the “Advanced” section…

Complete Crafting Guide for Fallout: New Vegas

Crafting is a mechanic that allows the player to create many different types of items, weapons, consumables, and armor. This guide will not cover crafting ammunition. Ammunition crafting will be separated into its own guide in the future. Basics of Crafting To begin crafting, you must find either a workbench, a reloading bench, or a…

How to find Lindsay’s Teddy Bear in the “Bear Necessities” unmarked quest in Fallout: New Vegas

Lindsay is a girl at the Nellis Air Force Base that lost her teddy bear. The teddy bear can be found in the aircraft hangar between several metal crates. Quick tips before you start the unmarked quest: Speaking to Lindsay Lindsay is usually found inside the Nellis Schoolhouse. If she’s not there, simply wait for…

How to get the Black Combat Armor in Fallout: New Vegas

The Black Combat Armor, also sometimes referred to as the Van Graff Combat Armor, is a variant of the standard Combat Armor that provides some extra protection. It can be found in the location “Durable Dunn’s Sacked Caravan”. Quick tips before you head off to grab the armor: Acquisition of the armor To get the…

Comprehensive Lockpicking Guide for Fallout: New Vegas

Lockpicking is a minigame within the game. Finishing it will usually lead to caches of loot, pieces of lore (such as diary entries, service logs, etc.), quest items, and more. The guide is separated into 2 parts- Basic and Advanced. The “Basic” section details the basics of how the minigames are to be completed, while…

Bottlecaps and XP Guide (No Gambling) in Fallout: New Vegas

The easiest way to farm lots of caps in the early game is to kill Legion hit squads, loot their weapons, repair them between one another, and then sell them to a vendor. Legion hit squads start to spawn at specific locations after the player reaches a Shunned reputation (or worse) with the Caesar’s Legion….

How to get the Compliance Regulator in Fallout: New Vegas

The Compliance Regular is a unique Laser Pistol that can be found in the Fallen Rock Cave in Fallout: New Vegas’s Honest Hearts DLC. Quick tips before you set out to get the weapon: Acquiring the weapon To acquire the weapon, you’ll first have to make your way to the Falled Rock Cave, located down…

How to get the Desert Ranger Combat Armor in Fallout: New Vegas

The Desert Ranger Combat Armor is a unique armor set that can be found in the Stone Bones Cave (one of the caves located in the Sorrows camp), in the Honest Hearts DLC. Quick tips before you head off to get the armor: Acquisition of the armor To acquire the armor, make your way to…

How to get the Survivalist’s Rifle in Fallout: New Vegas

The Survivalist’s Rifle is a unique service rifle that can be found in an unmarked location near a location called “The Red Gate” in the Honest Hearts DLC. Tips before you set off to get the gun. Acquiring the gun To acquire the gun, you’ll first have to get to a location called “The Red…

How to unlock Boone’s companion quest in Fallout: New Vegas

To unlock Boone’s companion quest, you must complete several different tasks that hurt the Legion in some meaningful way. Finishing these tasks gives you history points with Boone. You must obtain 5 or more history points to unlock his quest. Tips before starting Boone’s quest: Task #1: Killing Vulpes Inculta Vulpes Inculta is a legion…

How to complete Raul’s companion quest “Old School Ghoul” Fallout: New Vegas

Raul’s companion quest, “Old School Ghoul”, can be unlocked by exhausting the dialogue options of several characters while Raul is in your party around the wasteland. Those characters are Ranger Andy, Corporal Sterling, and Loyal. Quick tips before you head out: Person #1: Ranger Andy Ranger Andy is an ex-NCR Ranger that lives in Novac,…

How to unlock ED-E’s companion quest in Fallout: New Vegas

ED-E’s companion quest, “ED-E My Love” can be unlocked by talking to specific people about the Enclave, old-world technological wonders, or other high-tech items in ED-E’s presence. Quick tips before you start the quest: Activating Audio Log #1 To activate the first audio log, you can speak about either history or the Enclave/Brotherhood of Steel…

How to recruit Boone in Fallout: New Vegas

Boone is an ex-NCR sniper who can be recruited as a permanent companion by finishing the quest “One For My Baby”. Quick tips before you go recruit Boone: Recruiting Boone To recruit Boone, you’ll have to make your way to Novac, located south of the 188 Trading Post. Getting the Bill of Sale After you’re…

How to recruit Rex in Fallout: New Vegas

Rex is a pet companion that is given to you by the King after finishing the quest “Nothin’ But a Hound Dog” at the King’s School of Impersonation, which is located in Freeside. Quick tip before you go recruit Rex: Recruiting Rex G.I. Blues To recruit Rex, you’ll have to finish a short quest for…

How to recruit Raul in Fallout: New Vegas

Raul is a ghoul gunslinger that can be recruited as a permanent companion by breaking him out of the Prison Building in Black Mountain. Quick tips before you go recruit Raul. Recruiting Raul To recruit Raul, you’ll need to go to Black Mountain, a location situated between the El Dorado Gas Station and the Hidden…

How to get the unique “Recompense of the Fallen” Dog Tag Fist in Fallout: New Vegas

The Recompense of the Fallen is a unique version of the Dog Tag Fist that can be found in Aurelius of Pheonix’s office in Cottonwood Cove. Quick tips before you set out to get the weapon: Acquiring the Recompense of the Fallen To acquire the Recompense of the Fallen, you must first make your way…

How to get the unique Golden Gloves in Fallout: New Vegas

The Golden Gloves are a unique pair of boxing gloves that can be acquired inside the Lucky 38 casino.  Quick tips before you go get the gloves. Acquisition of the Golden Gloves To get the Golden Gloves, you must enter the Lucky 38, a casino located on the Strip. If this is your first time…

How to get the Naughty Nightwear in Fallout: New Vegas

The Naughty Nightwear is a unique piece of clothing that increases the player’s Luck. It can be acquired from Mick’s Special Stock. Tips before setting out to get the Naughty Nightwear: Acquisition of the Naughty Nightwear To get the Naughty Nightwear, you’ll first have to make your way to Mick & Ralph’s, which is located…

How to get the unique “Love and Hate” Spiked Knuckles in Fallout: New Vegas

Love and Hate are a unique pair of spiked knuckles that are wielded by a Viper Gang Leader in Bonnie Springs. Quick tips before we get into the guide: Acquisition of Love and Hate To acquire the Love and Hate spiked knuckles, you’ll first have to make your way to Bonnie Springs, which is located…

How to recruit Rose of Sharon Cassidy in Fallout: New Vegas

Rose of Sharon Cassidy, or Cass for short, is a companion that can be found at the NCR-controlled Mojave outpost, however, to recruit her as a companion, you will first have to progress far enough in the quest “You Can Depend On Me”. Quick tips before recruiting Cass. Recruiting Cass Starting the Quest “You Can…

How to recruit ED-E in Fallout: New Vegas

ED-E is an eyebot pet companion that can be found in a broken state in the Nash residence in Primm. He can also be repaired. Quick tips before you go repair ED-E: Gathering the materials In case you have a Repair skill of 65 or higher (or a Science skill of 55 and a repair…

How to get the unique “Chopper” Cleaver in Fallout: New Vegas

The Chopper is a unique Cleaver that can be found at the Wolfhorn Ranch. Quick tips before getting the Chopper: Acquisition of the Chopper To acquire the Chopper, you must make your way to Wolfhorn Ranch, which is located by the intersection northeast of Nipton. Once there, you should see a shack made of sheet…

How to get to New Vegas early using the Black Mountain Shortcut in Fallout: New Vegas

The Black Mountain Shortcut is a community-given name for a route that you can take at level 1 to get to New Vegas. Unlike the other path (guide for that one here), it does not require you to use Stealth Boys, on the other hand, it doesn’t finish any quests along the way, which may…

How to get the unique “Ratslayer” Varmint Rifle in Fallout: New Vegas

The Ratslayer is a unique Varmint Rifle with a night vision scope, a suppressor, and an extended magazine attached. It can be found in the Broc Flower Cave. It’s considered one of the best early-game weapons. It boasts the third-highest critical hit chance multiplier in the entire game, which is a 5x multiplier. The only…

How to get powerful weapons early in Fallout: New Vegas

There are 2 Super Mutants located in Jack Rabbit Springs, which always spawn with high-quality weapons. One of these two Super Mutants always spawns with a powerful melee weapon, like the Super Sledge, while the other spawns with a potent automatic weapon, like a Light Machine Gun or a Minigun. Quick tips before you go…

How to get the unique “Big Boomer” Sawed-Off Shotgun in Fallout: New Vegas

The Big Boomer is a unique sawed-off shotgun carried by Old Lady Gibson, who lives at the Gibson Scrap Yard. Quick tips before getting the gun: Acquisition of the Big Boomer To get the Big Boomer, you must head to Gibson Scrap Yard, located north of Novac and southeast of Helios One. Once you’re there,…

How to get the unique “YCS/186” Gauss Rifle in Fallout: New Vegas

The YCS/186 is a unique Gauss Rifle that can be found carried by a mercenary at an unmarked camp north of Horowitz Farmstead. Quick tips before we get into the guide. Acquisition of the YCS/186 To get the YCS/186, you must first go to the Horowitz farmstead, which is located by the road that leads…

How to get the Alien Blaster in Fallout: New Vegas

The Alien Blaster is a unique energy weapon that can only be acquired if the player has the Wild Wasteland perk and can be found at the UFO crash site, which is an unmarked location found north of Horowitz farmstead. Quick tips before you set out to get the Alien Blaster: Acquisition of the Alien…

How to get the unique Vance’s 9mm Submachine Gun in Fallout: New Vegas

Vance’s 9mm submachine gun is a unique 9mm Submachine Gun that can be found in Vance’s Safe, which can be found in an unmarked house called “Wins Hideout” located to the west of the H&H Tools Factory. Quick tips before getting to the guide. Acquiring Vance’s 9mm Submachine Gun To start, you’ll have to go…

How to get Infinite XP / Max Level before leaving Goodsprings in Fallout: New Vegas

There is a glitch in Fallout: New Vegas that allows you to repeat a dialogue choice an infinite number of times. This allows the player to get an infinite number of XP, Leather Armor, and 9mm ammunition. A few notes before you go to perform the glitch. Performing the Glitch To perform the glitch, you…

The Fastest Way to get to New Vegas in Fallout: New Vegas

The quickest way to get to New Vegas is to get the 2 Stealth Boys hidden around Goodsprings and take the highway north. Quick tips before you read onward: How to get the two skill-boosting magazines Locksmith’s Reader If you have a lockpick skill of 15 or more, you can open the safe by lockpicking…

The Best Unarmed Power Armor Tank build in Fallout: New Vegas

This guide will explain the perks, traits, armors, and weapons necessary to get the most out of Unarmed weapons, while providing the player with the highest Damage Threshold that the player can actively maintain. The build also comes with some critical hit elements, as they allow it to out-damage nearly every other build in the…

How to get the unique “Fist of Rawr” Deathclaw Gauntlet in Fallout: New Vegas

Note: the weapon is called “Fist of the North Rawr” if the player has the Wild Wasteland trait. The Fist of Rawr is a unique Deathclaw gauntlet, crafted from Rawr’s Talon, which can be acquired by killing the optional boss enemy Rawr, located in a cave past the Boxwood Hotel Roof in the Lonesome Road…

How to get the unique Super-Heated Saturnite Fist in Fallout: New Vegas

The Saturnite Fist Super-Heated is a unique variant of the Saturnite Fist that can be obtained by getting a regular Saturnite Fist and upgrading it through a dialogue option with the Toaster in the Sink, located within the Old World Blues DLC. The Saturnite Fist Super-Heated is unique in that it attacks much more quickly…

How to get the unique “Pushy” Displacer Glove in Fallout: New Vegas

Pushy is a unique Displacer Glove found in Ruby Hill Mine. A note about Pushy: In addition to having the highest DPS of all the Unarmed weapons available in the base game, Pushy also has a special effect that knocks enemies back on successful hits. This is primarily helpful while dealing with more than 1…

How to get Dr. Klein’s Glove in Fallout: New Vegas

Dr. Klein’s glove is a unique scientist glove that decreases enemy Strength, Energy Weapons skill, and Damage Threshold that can be acquired in house #101 in Higgs Village. Quick tips before you head out to get the glove: Acquiring Dr. Klein’s Glove To get this unique weapon, you must first make your way to Higgs…

How to learn the Scribe Counter special unarmed move in Fallout: New Vegas

The Scribe Counter is a special unarmed move that you can learn from Veronica while she’s your companion by giving her a dress. Quick tips before you go learn the move: How to learn the Scribe Counter To get the Scribe Counter move, you’ll have to do 2 things, in any order:  The easiest way…

How to learn the Legion Assault special unarmed move in Fallout: New Vegas

The Legion Assault is a special, unarmed move you can learn from Lucius, located in The Fort. Quick tips before you go learn the move: You also need an “Accepted” reputation or above with Caesar’s Legion. You can avoid having to raise your reputation by wearing a Legion disguise. Learning the Legion Assault Once you’ve…

How to learn the Khan Trick special unarmed move in Fallout: New Vegas

The Khan Trick is a special unarmed move that you can learn from Jack, who’s located in Red Rock Canyon. Quick tips before you go learn the move: Learning the Khan Trick To learn the Khan Trick, head to Red Rock Canyon, located southeast of Jacobstown, and look for the drug lab, which is located…

How to learn the Ranger Takedown special unarmed move in Fallout: New Vegas

The Ranger Takedown is a special, unarmed move you can learn from Ranger Andy, located in Novac. Quick tip before you go learn the move: Learning The Ranger Takedown To learn the Ranger Takedown, you must first make your way to Novac, located south of the 188 Trading Post. Once there, head into the Motel…

How to get the unique “Paladin Toaster” Zap Glove in Fallout: New Vegas

The Paladin Toaster is a unique version of the Zap Glove that can be found in Black Rock Cave. The Paladin Toaster is arguably the best unarmed weapon to use against robots and opponents wearing power armor, due to its high bonus damage against these enemies. This is balanced by the weapon’s low durability and…

How to get the unique Holy Hand Grenade in Fallout: New Vegas

The Holy Hand Grenade is a devastating unique throwable that can be acquired in Camp Searchlight’s south-eastern church. Quick tips before you go to get the grenades: Acquisition of the Holy Hand Grenade First, the player must travel to Camp Searchlight, located west of Cottonwood Cove and south of Novac. Second, the player must make…

How to get the Atomic-valence tri-radii-oscillator in Fallout: New Vegas

The Atomic-valence tri-radii-oscillator is a unique piece of headgear in Fallout: New Vegas’s Old World Blues DLC that passively regenerates the player’s HP. It can be acquired in either the Z-14 Pepsinae DNA Splicing Lab or in the X-7b “Boom Town” Target Zone. Quick tips before you get the Atomic-valence tri-radii-oscillator: Option 1: Z-14 Pepsinae…

The Ultimate Heavy Ballistic Weapon HP-Regen Tank Build in Fallout: New Vegas

This guide will explain the perks, traits, armors and weapons necessary to get the most out of heavy ballistic weapons, while also providing the player with incredible survivability during battles. Quick notes and tips before we get into the build: Starting Stats S.P.E.C.I.A.L. The build requires high HP and its weapons have high strength requirements…

How to get the unique FIDO K-9000 Cyberdog Gun upgrade blueprint in Fallout: New Vegas

FIDO is a unique version of the K-9000 cyberdog gun that can be acquired by crafting it after getting the FIDO blueprint, which can be found in the laboratory X-8 Kennels. Quick tips before getting the blueprint: Acquiring the FIDO Blueprint While the Kennels are located in the Laboratory X-8, they are actually locked behind…

How to assemble the full Stealth Suit MK2 in Fallout: New Vegas

The Stealth Suit MK2 is found in the X-13 Research Facility and is one of the best outfits for stealth-focused builds in all of Fallout: New Vegas. It was added with the Old World Blues DLC.  It comes with numerous benefits and is also required to finish the main questline of the DLC. Finishing a…

How to get both of the K-9000 Cyberdog Gun Upgrades in Fallout: New Vegas

The upgrades to the K-9000 Cyberdog Gun are found in the X-13 Research Facility. These upgrades are unique in that they upgrade the gun into two very different styles of weapon, making it one of the most unique weapons in all of FNV. Quick tips before setting off to get the upgrades: Where to find…

How to get two K-9000 Cyberdog Guns in Fallout: New Vegas

WARNING: This article contains minor spoilers for the opening of the Old World Blues DLC. The K9000 Cyberdog Gun is a unique heavy machine gun added with the Old World Blues DLC obtainable during the “Think Tank Prologue Conversation” at the start of the game and at the X-12 Research Center. It uses ammunition that…

The easiest way to get the Shoulder Mounted Machine Gun in Fallout: New Vegas

The shoulder mounted machine gun is an interesting and rare heavy weapon found in a few locations added with the Lonesome Road DLC. Despite its appearance resembling that of a Minigun, it actually fires 10mm ammunition at high damage per shot, but a low rate of fire when compared to weapons like the Minigun. Quick…

How to get the unique CZ-57 Avenger minigun in Fallout: New Vegas

The CZ-57 Avenger is found in “The Devil’s Throat”, which is located east of Ranger Station Bravo. It’s a unique minigun that is superior to non-unique Miniguns in almost every single way. It also has the highest damage per second of any weapon in all of Fallout: New Vegas. Tips before getting the weapon: How…

How to get the only Nuka Cola Quantum in Fallout: New Vegas

Unlike in Fallout 3, where Nuka Cola Quantum was a common find, it’s actually incredibly rare to find one in Fallout: New Vegas.  In FNV, there is only a single location where the rare beverage can be found. Despite the actual item being in the base game’s data, it actually doesn’t spawn anywhere outside of…

Where to find all the Eyebot upgrade circuit boards in Fallout: New Vegas

Warning: This article contains very minor spoilers for the final quest of the DLC Lonesome Road. The 5 Eyebot upgrade circuit boards were added as a part of the Lonesome Road DLC for Fallout: New Vegas. Each one grants a single rank of the Camarader-E perk regardless of the order in which you pick them…

How to get the Industrial Hand unarmed weapon in Fallout: New Vegas

The Industrial Hand unarmed weapon was added as a part of the Lonesome Road DLC for Fallout: New Vegas, with the earliest one obtainable at Ashton Silo Control Station. While it’s not technically a unique weapon, only a handful are scattered throughout the Divide. Its greatest strength comes from the ability to completely ignore Damage…

Where to find all Ulysses’ Logs in Fallout: New Vegas

Warning: This article contains very minor spoilers for the final quest of the DLC Lonesome Road. Ulysses’ Logs are collectible items found in Fallout: New Vegas’ fourth DLC- Lonesome Road. They can be played back after being collected, revealing some information about both Ulysses, the main antagonist of the DLC, and the plot of all…

The Best Critical Hit Build in Fallout: New Vegas

Critical hit builds are one of the strongest types of build in the game, having the ability to decimate even the strongest of enemies within a couple of shots. This is mostly thanks to several key perks that stack well with features of specific pieces of equipment that, when combined, allow you to critically hit…

How to get the Elite Riot Gear in Fallout: New Vegas

Elite Riot Gear is a unique set of armor found in the Lonesome Road DLC. It is the most protective non-power armor in all of Fallout: New Vegas. It also provides the wearer with a +5% bonus to Critical Hit chance and is one of only two suits of armor with this trait. Tips before…

How to get Chance’s Knife in Fallout: New Vegas

Chance’s Knife is an outstanding unique combat knife that can be acquired at level 1 that has some of the highest DPS of any melee weapon in the game, matching that of the unique Oh, Baby! supersledge.  Tips before getting Chance’s Knife. How to get the Chance’s Knife This guide starts you off from Doc…

How to get “That Gun” revolver in Fallout: New Vegas

“That Gun” is a unique 5.56mm pistol that uses 5.56mm ammunition (which also means that it can utilize armor piercing and hollow point ammunition, unlike almost every other pistol/revolver in the game) and has the second highest possible critical chance multiplier.  This, coupled with the ease of acquisition, makes it one of the best pistols…

How to get the 1st Recon Beret in Fallout: New Vegas

The 1st Recon Beret is a rare headgear that grants the wearer a +1 bonus to Perception as well as a +5% Higher Crit Chance. This unique combination of bonuses makes it the best piece of headgear for all players other than those who cannot live with the DT loss due to not being able…

How to get the Paciencia Hunting Rifle in Fallout: New Vegas

Paciencia is a unique hunting rifle that was introduced with the Gun Runners’ Arsenal DLC. It can deal tremendous damage with the right build with the potential to deal the highest single shot damage of any ranged weapon in the game, out-damaging even an Anti-Material rifle loaded with High Explosive Ammunition. Tips before going to…

How to get the Christine’s CoS Silencer Rifle in Fallout: New Vegas

The Christine’s CoS Silencer Rifle is a unique high powered sniper rifle found in the Fallout: New Vegas DLC Old World Blues. It boasts the highest damage per shot and the highest critical hit chance multiplier of any sniper rifle in the game. As the name implies, it also comes with a suppressor and is…

How to get the Gobi Campaign Scout Rifle in Fallout: New Vegas

The Gobi Campaign Scout rifle is a unique sniper rifle that deals nearly double the critical hit damage, has 1 more round in the magazine, decreased spread, and fires faster. These characteristics make it one of the best weapons in the game for a critical hit build. In the base game, it’s one the best…

How to get the Scorched Sierra Power Armor in Fallout: New Vegas

The Scorched Sierra Power Armor is one of the two unique pieces of Power Armor in Fallout New Vegas. It requires the Lonesome Road DLC and is found at “Ulysses Temple”. You can be locked out of getting this armor permanently if you make the wrong decision during the end of the questline.  Warning: This…

How to get Remnants Power Armor in Fallout: New Vegas

Outside of the For Auld Lang Syne quest line, the only other way to get a Remnants Power Helmet is in Silver Peak Mine, and the only way to get the armor is in the Deathclaw Promontory. Although it is not classified as a unique armor, the Remnants Power Armor can be unofficially classified as…

How to get all the non-unique Power Armors in Fallout: New Vegas

There are four non-unique Power Armor type equipment in Fallout: New Vegas that you can get in the game without needing to fulfill any specific quest. Aside from looting them from specific enemies, some of them can be purchased from specific faction vendors or scavenged in specific places in the Wasteland. Keep in mind that…

How to get Power Armor Training in Fallout: New Vegas – Enclave Route

Spoiler Warning: The following article contains spoilers for Arcade Gannon’s story and his companion quest “For Auld Lang Syne”, as well as for Doctor Henry’s quest “Guess Who I Saw Today”. The Power Armor Training perk is required to wear any power armor other than the NCR Salvaged Power Armor.  If you cannot complete this…

How to recruit Arcade Gannon in Fallout: New Vegas

Arcade Gannon is a companion that can be recruited at Old Mormon Fort located in the northern part of Freeside. It is necessary to have him join you if you want to learn the Power Armor Training Perk through the quest “For Auld Lang Syne” (quest guide here), although if you cannot recruit him for…

“Still in the Dark” Quest Guide in Fallout: New Vegas – Power Armor Training Perk Prerequisite Quest

“Still in the Dark” is the prerequisite quest towards getting the Power Armor Training Perk that allows you to wear Power Armor. Once it is complete, the quests “Eyesight to the Blind” or “Tend to your Business” will become available, either of which will reward you the Power Armor Training Perk upon completion. Tips before…

How to get Power Armor Training in Fallout: New Vegas – “Eyesight to the Blind” Quest Guide

SPOILER WARNING: This guide has spoilers for the Brotherhood of Steel quests “Still in the Dark” and “Eyesight to the Blind”, which, depending on your choices, can also be a part of the main quest. It also has minor spoilers for the quest “Things That Go Boom“. The Power Armor Training perk is required in…

How to get the Unique “Lucky” .357 Revolver in Fallout: New Vegas

The Lucky revolver is a unique .357 Magnum revolver that deals medium damage, has a high critical hit chance and has the lowest AP cost of any revolver. Tips on getting and using the Lucky revolver: Differences between Lucky and the .357 Magnum revolver Without any perks, Lucky has the following benefits over a base…