Howitzer shell

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Howitzer shell
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Weight40
Value$ 20
QuestsFind a way into the Sierra Army Base.
Ant Misbehavin'
Prototype ID00000430
Message FilePRO ITEM.MSG
 
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A 75mm Howitzer shell. The casing has mostly corroded away, but you can make out these letters. EXP. 9-25-98.

The howitzer shell is a quest item in Fallout 2 and an environmental danger in Fallout: New Vegas.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

Fallout 2[edit | edit source]

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Fallout: New Vegas[edit | edit source]

They can't be picked up by the player and act as environmental dangers that can explode if accidentally (or intentionally) hit with guns, energy weapons or explosives. Compounding this danger is the fact the giant ants in the building have been eating gunpowder and explode if hit by explosives or energy weapons. The shells deal 500 damage in a radius of 12.5 yards—comparable to the effect of five 40mm grenades.

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Locations[edit | edit source]

Fallout 2[edit | edit source]

  • The shell is located in the small storage bunker on the west side of the Sierra Army Depot yard, near the base entrance. To gain access to the Sierra Army Base, the player must use the shell on the howitzer in the garage to blow the base doors open.

Fallout: New Vegas[edit | edit source]