When you are tough, you take less damage. Each level of this Perk adds +10% to your general damage resistance.”— Fallout 2 description
Effects[edit | edit source]
Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics[edit | edit source]
+10% to basic damage resistance (+30% total). Useful, as protection is always good.
Fallout 3[edit | edit source]
+10% to the overall Damage Resistance (capped at 85%).
Fallout: New Vegas[edit | edit source]
+3 points to the player's Damage Threshold (+6 with both ranks).
This perk can neutralize the DT penalty of Kamikaze.
Fallout 4[edit | edit source]
The Toughness perk increases your Damage Resistance.”— Fallout 4 loading screen hints
- Rank 1: +10 damage resistance
- Rank 2: +20 damage resistance
- Rank 3: +30 damage resistance
- Rank 4: +40 damage resistance
- Rank 5: +50 damage resistance
Van Buren[edit | edit source]
Even tougher than the old Toughness! No longer just bullets and punches, now you can resist fire, plasma, and grenades!