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For an overview of BB gun variants, see BB gun.

The BB gun or Raider BB rifle is a low-powered gun in Fallout: New Vegas.


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As an airgun designed for children, the BB gun is the weakest gun in the game, even when boosted with the Cowboy perk. However, it is considered a silenced weapon.


The BB gun can fire a total of about 245 BBs, the equivalent of 2.5 reloads, from full condition before breaking.


Perk wild wastelandThe following is based on the Wild Wasteland trait and has not been confirmed by canon sources.
  • With the Wild Wasteland trait, the Abilene Kid gun will instead be located inside a well that appears in front of the shack. The well appears after talking to Rex upon him saying "aroo" and asking him if someone fell down a well. Doing this will cause the Courier to receive a map marker denoting the location of Jimmy's well.
Perk wild wastelandEnd of information based on the Wild Wasteland trait.


Icon melee- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)Icon sequence- Attacks in V.A.T.S.
Icon gun- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)Icon action- Action point cost
Icon damage- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Icon dap- Damage per action point
Icon dps- Damage per secondIcon spread- Weapon spread
Icon explosion- Area of effect damageAssault carbine extended magazines- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)
Icon effect- Effect damage & durationIcon repair- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)
Icon bonus effect- Bonus effectsIcon weight- Weight
Icon attack- Attacks per secondIcon merchant- Value in caps
Icon chance- Critical chance % multiplierIcon ratio- Value to weight ratio
Icon critical damage- Critical damageIcon ability- Skill required
Icon crit effect- Critical effect damage & durationIcon fist- Strength required
Icon plus- With all mods attached
Icon gunIcon damageIcon dpsIcon attackIcon chanceIcon critical damageIcon actionIcon dapIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon repairIcon weightIcon merchantIcon ratioIcon abilityIcon fist
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It will still ignite flammable fumes, such as the ones inside the biodiesel refinery.




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