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Psycho addiction

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Psycho addiction
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Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics
Caused ByPsycho
Risk20%
Starts After7 days
Duration1 week
Effects-2 Intelligence
Fallout 3
Caused ByPsycho
Risk10%
Duration108000
Effects-1 Endurance
-1 Perception
Fallout: New Vegas
Caused ByPsycho
Risk20%
Duration108000
Effects-1 Endurance
-1 Perception
 
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You have a chem reliant. If you do not take Psycho on a regular schedule, you will suffer. If you do, others will suffer.

Fallout 2 in-game description

Psycho addiction is a form of addiction which can occur in Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas and Fallout Tactics.

Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics

You feel light-headed.

Fallout and Fallout 2 description

Using Psycho carries a 20% chance to become addicted. Once addicted, the character suffers a -2 penalty to Intelligence. The addiction lasts for 1 week.

  • In Fallout Tactics, the player can gain the Psychotic Perk which reduces the severity of Psycho Withdrawal.
  • In Fallout this addiction is refereed to as "Psycho Craving" while in Fallout 2 it is refereed to as "Psycho Reliance".

Fallout 3, Fallout New Vegas

Using Psycho carries a 20% chance to become addicted and reduces Endurance and Perception by -1 each.

Chances of addiction are reduced by the Chem Resistant perk in Fallout 3. Addiction can be cleared by doctors or by Fixer (Fallout: New Vegas only).

Known Psycho addicts


Behind the scenes