|For an overview of spear types in the Fallout series of games, see spear.|
|The following is based on Fallout Tactics and is not canon.|
Barbed spears are specifically designed to latch onto the opponent once penetrated for a more effective damage effect. The spearhead has three backward facing spikes on each edge that make removing the spear an excruciating task causing more damage. Its damage is not notably high even compared to a normal spear, but it is however the most reliable damage-wise. This spear can be used for standard melee attacks or as thrown weapon.
Commonly found on super mutants after the St. Louis mission.