For the perk magazine issue "Lasers & Hunting: Acceptable Overkill", see Guns and Bullets.
Acceptable Overkill is a unique laser rifle in the Fallout 76 update Nuclear Winter.
The weapon was made available as a reward for completing the weekly challenge of "Kill different kinds of critters" in
Survival mode from July 9 - 15, 2019. The weapon was then made available again from September 17 - 24, 2019.
Acceptable Overkill has no visual difference to a standard
laser gun. Its legendary effects are 30% more damage against animals, V.A.T.S. critical shots do +50% damage, and +1 Perception. Along with a calibrated capacitor being on it by default, the weapon is geared towards utilizing V.A.T.S and critical shots.
Acceptable Overkill was a reward for completing the "Kill different kinds of critters" weekly challenge in
Survival mode. The requirements were as follows:
The name of this weapon alludes to the cover of one of the issues of the
magazines. Guns and Bullets Affected by the Grounded mutation.
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