Deathclaw hand (Fallout 3)
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This item is relatively valuable in comparison to its weight.
In Fallout 3, it is the principal component of the deathclaw gauntlet. Deathclaw hands can also be used as Rock-It Launcher ammunition, albeit with no special benefits. When a deathclaw hand is harvested it is always the left hand, and yet the gauntlet is worn on the right arm.
In Fallout: New Vegas, since the deathclaw gauntlet cannot be constructed, it serves only as a miscellaneous item and has no others uses.
- Deathclaw hands are almost exclusively obtained from defeated deathclaws. A good place to start finding them is at the Deathclaw Sanctuary or Old Olney.
- A single hand can be found in the Trapper's Shack in Point Lookout, in the basement, on an open freezer.
- Another hand can be found on the Mobile Base Crawler, in a bathroom stall, that is much smaller than a normal deathclaw hand.
Fallout: New Vegas
Deathclaws spawn only in specific locations in Fallout: New Vegas (the following list is not a complete one)
- "Deathclaw promontory", an unmarked area due east of the Cliffside Prospector Camp
- Quarry Junction, northwest of Sloan
- Dead Wind Cavern (Only location with the legendary deathclaw)
- Gypsum Train Yard
- Primm Pass
- Taking a deathclaw hand from a deathclaw corpse does not cause the corpse to visibly lose either of its hands.
- In Fallout: New Vegas, it is sometimes possible to take three hands from a single dead deathclaw.