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Bottlecap mine (Fallout: New Vegas)

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For an overview of mine models used throughout the Fallout series, see Mine.
Bottlecap mine
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Requirements
SkillExplosives 0
Strength Req.1
Attack statistics
Dmg/Attack
1 (1.2) + 200 (358) ExplosionIcon explosion.png
Crit Dmg
0
Crit % Mult
x1
Attacks/Sec
0.3 (0.4)AP35
Other
Weight0.5Value150
Item HP5
Editor ID?
Base ID0000433a
Perk Effects
Perks (dam.)
Demolitions Expert
( +120 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Lord Death
(+0 +8 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Bloody Mess
(+0.1 +10 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Thought You Died
(+0.1 +20 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Perks (Att.)
 
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The bottlecap mine is an explosive weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

Characteristics

The bottlecap mine is a powerful improvised weapon. It functions like other proximity mines, activating when any land-based target approaches within 4.6 feet[1] and detonating within 3 seconds, though the target's explosive skill (or lack thereof) will modify the timer. The explosion will maim and kill anything within its 12-foot[2] blast radius once the timer runs out. Like other placed explosives, it cannot be used in V.A.T.S.

Alice McLafferty mentions that some individuals use caps inside explosives, in reference to the bottlecap mine, though she also dismisses such individuals as damn fools.

Crafting

Bottlecap mine

ComponentsRequirementsProducts

Bottlecap mine, efficient (Gun Runner's Arsenal)

ComponentsRequirementsProducts
Note: this item is also craftable via a dialogue option with Veronica, or with ED-E (with at least 1 rank of the Camarader-E perk).

Locations

References

  1. 100 unit proximity, 128 units = 6 feet.
  2. 256 unit radius.