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Dog tag fist

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Dog tag fist
Dog tag fist.png
Dog tag fist icon.png
Requirements
SkillUnarmed 0
Strength Req.1
Attack statistics
Dmg/Attack
20 (27.8)
DPS
31 (64.6)
Crit Dmg
20
Crit % Mult
x1
Attacks/Sec
1.6 (2.3)AP35
Other
Weight3Value50
Item HP100
Repair
Dog tag fist
Unarmed
Editor IDWeapNVDogTagFist
Base ID00146c79
Perk Effects
Perks (dam.)
Lord Death
(+0.8)
Perks (Att.)
Slayer
(+0.5)
 
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The dog tag fist is a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

Characteristics

This weapon is a makeshift pair of knuckle-dusters. It consists of several NCR military dog tags clenched between the player's fingers on each fist with their chains wrapped around the knuckles. The dog tag fist is notable for its total lack of requirements: it only requires a Strength of 1 and no skill in Unarmed.

Crafting

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).

Variants

Comparison

Name Dmg/att DPS Att/sec Crit mult Crit dmg AP cost Weight Item HP Value Stat Req.
Dog tag fist 25 31 1.6 x1 20 35 3 100 50 Unarmed:0 Strength:1
Recompense of the Fallen 25 47 1.9 x1 25 35 3 150 50 Unarmed:0 Strength:1

Locations

  • Camp Guardian caves: The crafting recipe for this weapon is given to the player by Private Halford after clearing out the caves (or looted from his corpse).

Behind the scenes

  • Each dog tag belonged to Sgt. James Merish, from the 452nd Battalion in Irvine, California. Apparently, he had a blood type of O-negative.
  • Even though the requirement to build it is 20 Dog Tags, the player only uses three of them for each hand, six in total.