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Rocket launcher (Fallout)

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For an overview of rocket launcher models throughout the Fallout series, see Rocket launcher.
Rocket launcher
Fo1 Rocket Launcher.png
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Damage & attacks
Damage35 - 100
Damage TypeExplosion
Attack Modes
SingleAction pointsIcon action.png AP: 6
RangeIcon range.png Range: 40
Ammunition
Ammo TypeRocket
Capacity1
Requirements
Strength6
Hands2
Other
Weight15
Value$ 2300
weapon perkWeapon Long Range
Technical
Prototype id00000013
Message FilePRO ITEM.MSG
 
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The Rockwell BigBazooka is a Big Guns weapon in Fallout.

Background

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Manufactured by Rockwell, the BigBazooka is a shoulder-fired anti-tank and anti-armor missile weapon, firing an unguided, fin-stabilized rocket. It is a classic design, with the rocket loaded into a reusable launching tube with a shock absorber and launched using a deluxe 3 pound trigger and tracker mounted on the tube. It is a line of sight weapon, requiring the operator to manually acquire and fire the weapon.[1]

Characteristics

Excellent weapon against clusters of enemies, particularly super mutants.

Locations

Vendors

Behind the scenes

The first time I shot the rocket launcher, I used the wrong art for the missile, and instead of a rocket shooting out and exploding, a man appeared in front of me, ran to my target, and blew up into tiny pieces. We laughed so much that I replaced the man with a dog so we had a puppy launcher.

Tim Cain

The second was the first time the rocket launcher was demonstrated. The object ID number for the rocket shell was entered incorrectly. Instead of a rocket crossing the screen, a dog popped out, ran to the target and blew up. We came *this* close to keeping Puppy Ammo, but eventually decided that Vince DeNardo, a colleague and dog lover, probably wouldn't be too happy with us.

Chris Taylor

References

  1. Fallout and Fallout 2 item description: "{1300}{}{Rocket Launcher}"
    "{1301}{}{A Rockwell BigBazooka rocket launcher. With the deluxe 3 lb. trigger. Fires AP or Explosive Rockets. Min ST: 6.}"
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout), PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))