Irradiated whiskey is a consumable item in Fallout: New Vegas.
Irradiated whiskey is an addictive alcoholic drink which when consumed provides a minor status boost - increasing Charisma and Strength by one while reducing Intelligence by one. Irradiated whiskey, as the name suggests, is a radioactive variant of whiskey - presumably produced when normal whiskey has been exposed to large amounts of radiation for an extended period. Thus, it will also impart 10 units of radiation.
As with most alcoholic item in Fallout: New Vegas, irradiated whiskey's effects (both positive and negative) are altered by the player's Survival skill. With a Survival skill of 100 the player will receive +3 to Charisma and Strength, -3 to Intelligence, and +30 radiation.
In hardcore mode irradiated whiskey will increase the player's level of dehydration. This effect is also affected by the Survival skill, ranging from +25 at lower levels to +75 at 100 Survival skill.
Effects of Survival skill
|10||+1 Charisma, -1 Intelligence, +30 Dehydration||60||+2 Charisma, -2 Intelligence, +55 Dehydration|
|20||+1 Charisma, -1 Intelligence, +35 Dehydration||70||+2 Charisma, -2 Intelligence, +60 Dehydration|
|30||+1 Charisma, -1 Intelligence, +40 Dehydration||80||+2 Charisma, -2 Intelligence, +65 Dehydration|
|40||+1 Charisma, -1 Intelligence, +45 Dehydration||90||+2 Charisma, -2 Intelligence, +70 Dehydration|
|50||+2 Charisma, -2 Intelligence, +50 Dehydration||100||+3 Charisma, -3 Intelligence, +75 Dehydration|
- Note: radiation levels are not affected by the Survival skill level.
Whiskey Rose is a perk provided while Cass is serving as a Companion in the player's party. With this perk the penalty to Intelligence for consuming any type of alcohol is eliminated, as are the effects of alcohol addiction. However, it will still be considered radioactive, and will apply radiation to the player as normal.
- Irradiated whiskey can be found reliably in only one location: the kitchen area of the Searchlight fire station. Three bottles appear on the shelves near the door alongside several other types of irradiated food, including irradiated potatoes and irradiated gecko meat.
- A fourth bottle may be found inside a refrigerator inside Hell's Motel. This fridge is set to contain four of a random selection of irradiated foods, including irradiated whiskey. There is only a 29% chance of any specific food item appearing in that refrigerator, including irradiated whiskey.
- There is a refrigerator in an impact crater in the Big MT that may contain a bottle, along with some other irradiated food.
|Chems||Ant nectar · Ant queen pheromones · Antivenom · Auto-inject stimpak · Auto-inject super stimpak · Blood Shield · Buffout · Cateye · Coyote tobacco chew · Datura antivenom · Datura hide · Fire ant nectar · Fixer · Fiery purgative · Ghost Sight · Healing poultice · Healing powder (Legate healing powder) · Hydra · Jet (Dixon's Jet) · Med-X · Mentats (Berry Mentats, Grape Mentats, Orange Mentats, Party Time Mentats) · Psycho (Slasher) · Rad-X · RadAway · Rebound · Rocket · Rushing Water · Stimpak (Stimpak, Expired, Stimpak, Homemade) · Steady · Super stimpak · Turbo · Ultrajet · Weapon binding ritual|
|Drinks||Absinthe · Atomic cocktail · Beer (irradiated beer) · Battle brew · Black coffee · Blood pack · Bitter drink · Dirty water (irradiated water) · Large Wasteland tequila · Moonshine · Nuka-Cola (ice cold Nuka-Cola, Nuka-Cola Quartz, Nuka-Cola Victory, Nuka-Cola Quantum) · Purified water · Rum & Nuka · Scotch (irradiated Scotch, Jake Juice) · Sierra Madre martini · Sunset Sarsaparilla (irradiated Sunset Sarsaparilla) · Vodka · Wasteland tequila · Whiskey (Dixon's whiskey, irradiated whiskey) · Wine (drugged wine)|
|Edibles||Ant egg · Ant meat · Banana yucca fruit (irr. banana yucca) · Barrel cactus fruit (irr. barrel cactus) · Bighorner meat · Bighorner steak · Blamco Mac & Cheese (irr. Mac & Cheese) · Bloatfly meat · Bloatfly slider · Blood sausage (black blood sausage) · Brahmin meat · Brahmin steak · Brahmin Wellington · Broc flower · Bubblegum · Buffalo gourd seed · Caravan lunch · Cave fungus (mutant cave fungus) · Cazador egg · Cook-Cook's Fiend stew · Coyote meat · Coyote steak · Cram (irradiated Cram) · Crispy squirrel bits · Crunchy mutfruit (irr. crunchy mutfruit) · Dandy Boy Apples (irr. Dandy Boy apples) · Daturana · Desert salad · Dog meat · Dog steak · Fancy Lads Snack Cakes (irr. Fancy Lads) · Fire ant egg · Fire ant fricassée · Fire ant meat · Fresh apple · Fresh carrot · Fresh pear · Fresh potato (irradiated potato) · Gecko kabob · Gecko meat (irr. gecko meat) · Gecko steak · Ghost People flesh · Giant rat meat · Grilled mantis · Gum drops · Honey mesquite pod · Human flesh · Human remains · Iguana bits · Iguana-on-a-stick · Imitation strange meat pie · Instamash (irradiated InstaMash) · Jalapeño pepper · Junk food · Lakelurk egg · Lakelurk meat · Maize · Mole rat meat (mole rat wonder meat) · Mole rat stew · MRE · Mushroom Cloud · Mutfruit (irradiated mutfruit) · Nevada agave fruit · Nightstalker tail · Nightstalker squeezin's · Noodles · Pinto bean pod · Pinyon nuts · Pork n' Beans (irr. Pork N' Beans) · Potato Crisps (irr. Potato Crisps) · Pre-War steak · Preserved meat · Prickly pear fruit · Sacred datura root · Radroach meat · Rat meat · Ruby's casserole · Salient green · Salisbury Steak (irr. Salisbury Steak) · Spore carrier sap · Squirrel on a stick · Squirrel stew · Strange meat · Strange meat pie · Sugar Bombs (irr. Sugar Bombs) · Thin red paste (thick red paste) · Trail mix · Wasteland omelet · White horsenettle · Xander root · Yao guai meat · YumYum Deviled Eggs (irr. YumYum D. Eggs)|
|Venoms||Bleak venom · Cloud Kiss (weak) · Cloud Kiss (potent) · Cloud Kiss (lethal) · Dark datura · Mother Darkness · Silver sting · Tremble|
|Miscellaneous||Doctor's Bag · Stealth Boy · Snakebite Tourniquet · Weapon repair kit|
|Cut content||Focus · Scorpion poison · Scorpion poison grease · Testfx|