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Rad Resistance

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Rad Resistance
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Vault Boy image, as first appeared in Fallout.
Fallout
RequirementsLevel 6, Endurance 6, Intelligence 4
Ranks3
Effects+15% Radiation Resistance
Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics
RequirementsLevel 6, Endurance 6, Intelligence 4
No ghoul (Fallout Tactics)
Ranks2
Effects+15% Radiation Resistance
Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas
RequirementsLevel 8, Endurance 5
Ranks1
Effects+25% Radiation Resistance
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Fallout 4
RequirementsEndurance 6
Ranks4
Effects+10 resistance per rank
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You are better able to avoid radiation, and the bad effects radiation causes. Each level of this Perk will improve your Radiation Resistance by 10%.

Fallout description

You are better able to avoid radiation and the bad effects radiation causes. Each level of this Perk improves your Radiation Resistance by 15%.

Fallout 2 description

Rad Resistance is a perk in Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4, and Fallout Tactics.

Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics[edit | edit source]

+15% to radiation resistance (+45% with three ranks). Functionally useless, as radiation is not a concern, with only the Glow posing a problem (which can be rectified with two doses of Rad-X).

Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas[edit | edit source]

+25% to radiation resistance. The perk is functionally useless, as it is trivially easy to temporarily boost radiation resistance to the maximum with Rad-X, various radiation-resistant armor and other perks with more benefits, and a general absence of heavily irradiated areas.

Fallout 4[edit | edit source]

  • Rank 1: +10 radiation resistance
  • Rank 2: +20 radiation resistance
  • Rank 3: +30 radiation resistance
  • Rank 4: +40 radiation resistance

Actually useful, due to the way radiation reduces the maximum health. However, it's more comfortable to avoid irradiation in the first place.