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Needler pistol (Fallout 2)

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For an overview of this weapon platform throughout the Fallout series, see Needler pistol.
Needler pistol
Fo2 Needler Pistol.png
Fo Pistol Sprite.png
Damage & attacks
Damage12 - 24
Damage TypeNormal
Attack Modes
SingleAction pointsIcon action.png AP: 5
RangeIcon range.png Range: 24
AimedAction pointsIcon action.png AP: 6
RangeIcon range.png Range: 24
Assault carbine extended magazines icon.png Burst size: rounds
Ammunition
Ammo TypeHN Needler cartridge
Capacity10
Requirements
Strength3
Hands1
Other
Weight4
Value$ 2200
weapon perkWeapon Penetrate
Technical
Prototype id00000388
Message FilePRO ITEM.MSG
 
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The Needler pistol is a small gun in Fallout 2.

Background

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This former scientific tool, the Bringham needler uses hypodermic darts manufactured from hard plastic and is excellent at defeating armor.[1]

Characteristics

AP ammo, coupled with the pistol's Weapon Penetrate perk and accuracy make it extremely useful against armored opponents, enabling very, very high criticals. Ammunition rarity is a problematic factor, however.

Weapon Ammo Performance vs. armor
None Leather jacket Leather armor Metal armor Combat armor Power armor Advanced power armor
Needler pistol HN cartridge

12 - 24

9.6 - 19.2

7.5 - 16.5

5.6 - 14

4.2 - 11.4

0 - 7.2

-1.35 - 4.05

Needler pistol HN AP cartridge

24 - 48

19.2 - 38.4

16.5 - 34.5

14 - 30.8

11.4 - 25.8

7.2 - 21.6

4.05 - 14.85

Locations

Behind the scenes

References

  1. Item description: "{38800}{}{Needler Pistol}"
    "{38801}{}{You suspect this Bringham needler pistol was once used for scientific field studies. It uses small hard-plastic hypodermic darts as ammo. Min ST: 3.}"
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))