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Time bomb

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For an overview of dynamite throughout the Fallout series, see Dynamite. For the non-player character from Fallout 3, see Timebomb.
Time bomb
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Requirements
SkillExplosives 50
Attack statistics
Dmg/Attack
1 (1.2) + 150 (306) ExplosionIcon explosion.png
Crit Dmg
0
Crit % Mult
x1
Attacks/Sec
0.3 (0.4)AP24
Other
Weight0.5Value750
Item HP50
Editor ID?
Base ID0013d534
Perk Effects
Perks (dam.)
Demolition Expert
( +90 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Cowboy
( +37.5 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Bloody Mess
(+0.1 +7.5 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Lord Death
(+0 +6 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Thought You Died
(+0.1 +15 ExplosionIcon explosion.png)
Perks (Att.)
 
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The time bomb is an explosive weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

Background

The following section is transcluded from Dynamite. To modify, please edit the source page.

Strictly speaking, dynamite is nitroglycerin-soaked charcoal, pressed into sticks. A dynamite package is a collection of a few sticks, taped together, and wired in parallel to a simple timer. This timer can be set for as little as ten seconds of delay, or up to a few minutes. Dynamite is especially helpful for clearing cave-ins, and can blow most doors apart.

Characteristics

The time bomb is an improvised explosive weapon. Unlike a proximity mine, once activated it cannot be disarmed and will automatically detonate after 15 seconds. It is a placed explosive, and cannot be used in V.A.T.S.

Gun Runners' Arsenal buffs the explosion's damage to 300, from 150.

Crafting

ComponentsRequirementsProducts
Note: this item is also craftable via a dialogue option with Veronica, or with ED-E (with at least 1 rank of the Camarader-E perk).

Variants

Locations

Notes

  • Despite containing five sticks of dynamite, the time bomb deals only as much damage as two sticks.
  • Reverse-pickpocketing a live time bomb will cause it to detonate much faster than normal.
  • Despite being functional, the sticks of dynamite are labeled "Inert".

Bugs

  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png When exploded with a gunshot instead of the timer, the explosion only deals 75 damage.

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