Fire bomb

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For an overview of Molotov cocktails throughout the Fallout series, see Molotov cocktail.
Fire bomb
Fire bomb.png
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Requirements
SkillExplosives 50
Strength Req.2
Attack statistics
Dmg/Attack
1 (1.7) + 20 (50.8) ExplosionIcon explosion.png + 4 (6.4) for 8s EffectIcon effect.png
Crit Dmg
0
Crit % Mult
x1
Attacks/Sec
0.4 (0.8)AP24
Other
Weight0.5Value200
Item HP5
Editor ID?
Base IDxx00bcb4
Perk Effects
Perks (dam.)
Demolition Expert
( +12 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Cowboy
( +5 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Pyromaniac
(+0.5 +10 ExplosionIcon explosion.png +2 EffectIcon effect.png)
Lord Death
(+0 +0.8 ExplosionIcon explosion.png +0.2 EffectIcon effect.png)
Bloody Mess
(+0.1 +1 ExplosionIcon explosion.png +0.2 EffectIcon effect.png)
Thought You Died
(+0.1 +2 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Perks (Att.)
Heave Ho!
(+0.2)
 
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The fire bomb is an explosive weapon in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Honest Hearts.

Background[edit | edit source]

A simple, inexpensive explosive, the fire bomb is simply a Molotov cocktail crafted out of an empty Sunset Sarsaparilla bottle, liquid flamethrower fuel, with a makeshift cloth fuse inserted into the neck of the bottle.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

A low yield incendiary weapon, the fire bomb has a small blast radius (3 yards or 2.74 meters) and deals a small amount of explosive damage, while also setting the target on fire.

Notably, the fire bomb has a 1.5 second fuse, rather than exploding on impact.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Loot
Vendors
Non-player characters

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

  • As the fire bomb uses the dynamite animation set, the model of the weapon isn't an exact match for the world model of Sarsaparilla bottles, including the dimensions and texture.
  • The fire bomb will work for assassinating characters by planting it in their pocket, except instead of exploding, it will set them on fire.
  • JSawyer.esp by Joshua Sawyer properly sets up the fire bomb to detonate on impact and adds a crafting recipe for them (1 Sunset Sarsaparilla Bottle and 175 flamer fuel).

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png The fire bomb's damage is affected by energy resistance instead of fire resistance.
  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Critical kills with the fire bomb will cause plasma gooification deaths.