Hello there! We are conducting a survey to better understand the user experience in making a first edit. If you have ever made an edit on Gamepedia, please fill out the survey. Thank you!

YK32 pulse pistol (Fallout 2)

From The Vault - Fallout Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Icon disambig.svg
For an overview of pulse pistol models throughout the Fallout series, see Pulse pistol.
YK32 pulse pistol
Fo2 YK32 Pulse Pistol.png
Damage & attacks
Damage32 - 46
Damage TypeElectrical
Attack Modes
SingleAction pointsIcon action.png AP: 4
RangeIcon range.png Range: 15
Ammunition
Ammo TypeSmall energy cell
Capacity5
Requirements
Strength3
Hands1
Other
Weight5
Value$ 12500
weapon perkWeapon Penetrate
Technical
Prototype id00000396
Message FilePRO ITEM.MSG
 
Gametitle-FO2.png
Gametitle-FO2.png

The YK32 pulse pistol is an energy weapon in Fallout 2.

The YK32 Pulse Pistol is an electrical pulse weapon that was developed by the Yuma Flats Energy Consortium. Though powerful, the YK32 was never considered a practical weapon due to its inefficient energy usage and bulky design.

In-game description, Fallout 2

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

While named similarly to the pulse grenade and pulse rifle prototype, it is not actually an electromagnetic pulse weapon, but instead shoots electrical pulses effective against all targets, not just electronic devices.

Locations[edit | edit source]

  • This weapon may be found after gaining access to the Brotherhood of Steel Bunker in San Francisco. It can be found in one of the lockers in the lower level.
  • It may also be found on random Enclave units, such as the patrols around Navarro.

Notes[edit | edit source]

The pulse pistol is considered a powerful, light weapon, and as it uses pulse technology, it is popular as it negates most armors. However, the problem with this weapon arises from the fact that it can hold limited ammunition and it has quite a low range. This limits its functionality to quick, close encounters.