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For the weapon appearing in Fallout 76, see Golf club.

 
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The 9 iron is a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

This old 9 iron is bent and battered after many years of exposure to the elements.

This item, or the unique variant Nephi's golf driver, are used for the Gun Runners' Arsenal challenge A Slave Obeys.

Special attack[edit | edit source]

It has a special Fore! attack that does regular damage in V.A.T.S., but at the cost of 13 more action points will knock down enemies (requires a Melee skill of 50).

Type of attackSkill requiredDamage per attack in V.A.T.S.Action point costDamage per action pointAdditional effects
Normal034221.55none
Fore!5034350.97Knockdown
Note: Melee weapons do double normal damage in V.A.T.S.

It is possible to execute Fore! outside of V.A.T.S. (without the required Melee skill of 50 to perform the move) by initiating a power attack (hold attack button) while moving forward.

Durability[edit | edit source]

The 9 iron can successfully strike about 295 times from full condition before breaking.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Nephi's golf driver - A stronger and cleaner variant used by Driver Nephi that delivers more critical damage, but with slightly less item health.

Comparison[edit | edit source]

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Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)Attacks in V.A.T.S.- Attacks in V.A.T.S.
Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)Action point cost- Action point cost
Damage per attack (damage per projectile)- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Damage per action point- Damage per action point
Damage per second- Damage per secondWeapon spread- Weapon spread
Area of effect damage- Area of effect damageMagazine capacity (shots per reload)- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)
Effect damage & duration- Effect damage & durationDurability (number of attacks before breaking)- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)
Bonus effects- Bonus effectsWeight- Weight
Attacks per second- Attacks per secondValue in caps- Value in caps
Critical chance % multiplier- Critical chance % multiplierValue to weight ratio- Value to weight ratio
Critical damage- Critical damageSkill required- Skill required
Critical effect damage & duration- Critical effect damage & durationStrength required- Strength required
With all mods attached- With all mods attached
Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Damage per secondAttacks per secondCritical Chance % multiplierCritical damageAction Point costDamage per action pointDurability (number of attacks before breaking)WeightValue in capsValue to weight ratioSkill requiredStrength required
9 iron 17
40.32.37x117221.529535518.3252
Nephi's golf driver 30
71.12.37x1.230212.92451500500252
Note: Melee damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

The Pip-Boy's display for the Vault Boy logo differs from this weapon's unique counterpart, Nephi's golf driver.

Sounds[edit | edit source]

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