Rad-X is a chem in Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics.
A potent anti-radiation medicine
that bolsters the user's natural radiation resistance
. Taking it prior to exposure is recommended, as it can greatly reduce irradiation
, particularly when combined with advanced radiation suits
Rad-X increases resistance to radiation by 50% per dose, maxing out at 100%. Further doses have no effect. Apart from travelling to the Glow, Rad-X has no additional use and can be safely sold.
- Hub: Children Hospital, inside the locked storeroom.
- Boneyard: In an ice chest in the library.
- ↑ Vault Dweller's Survival Guide p.5-18: "Rad-X is a preventive medication. Take Rad-X before exposure to radiation, and the total amount of radiation you receive will be reduced. Rad-X bolsters your bodies own Radiation Resistance. The stronger you are to start with, the more effective Rad-X will be."
- ↑ Fallout Official Survival Guide p.124: "Rad-X: A radiation prophylactic. Use this drug before you enter a radioactive area, and the total amount of radiation you receive will be reduced. Rad-X increases your body's natural Radiation Resistance."