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|This is a lore summary, presenting intradiegetic or in-universe information about the subject. For game characteristics and similar data, consult the table on the right.|
Background[edit | edit source]
An essential component of baseball, the great American sport of the pre-War times, especially in Boston, each bat is a smooth club made from wood or metal, used to hit the ball thrown by the pitcher. Although intended as a sporting tool, the ruggedness and simplicity of the bat has made it an excellent melee weapon, before and especially after the Great War. A variety of modifications have been developed over the years, including special cores from cork, aftermarket maple bodies, and of course, nails, blades, and chains that can be attached to it to make it a lot more efficient at breaking bones and mangling flesh.
Variants[edit | edit source]
Baseball bat[edit | edit source]
A standard, run-of-the-mill baseball bat.
- For the unique baseball bat in Far Harbor, see Fencebuster.
- For the unique baseball bat in Fallout 4, see Rockville Slugger.
- For the unique baseball bat in Fallout 4, see 2076 World Series baseball bat.
Louisville Slugger[edit | edit source]
A limited edition hardwood baseball bat. Knocks balls and heads with equal efficiency.
Spiked slugger[edit | edit source]
|The following is based on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel and has not been confirmed by canon sources.|
A standard wooden bat that has had metal spiked affixed to it. If the target isn't killed by being bludgeoned to death, the spikes should make quick work of them.