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"Come into my parlor," said the Black Widow. You're charming... and dangerous to those of the opposite sex. Though the gender of the Commonwealth's population is about evenly split, this perk won't affect those sporting a similar undercarriage to you. Don't forget the Intimidation perk; both of these perks in unison allows almost any situation to be handled your way, without (or with) violence.Fallout 4 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide description

Black Widow is a perk for female player characters in Fallout 4.

Effects

Increased damage and easier Charisma checks against male NPCs.

Ranks

Rank Requirements Description Form ID
1 CH 2 You're charming... and dangerous. Men suffer +5% damage in combat, and are easier to persuade in dialogue. 0004A0D4
2 CH 2, LVL 7 Men now suffer +10% damage in combat, and are even easier to persuade in dialogue. They are also easier to pacify with the Intimidation perk. 00065E31
3 CH 2, LVL 22 Men now suffer +15% damage in combat, and are much easier to persuade in dialogue. They are now even easier to pacify with the Intimidation perk. 00065E32

Behind the scenes

Black Widow derives its name from the habit of female Latrodectus (black widow spiders) to cannibalize their mates during or after mating. It is also the official FBI designation for a woman who murders her husband(s), usually in a serial fashion and/or for monetary gain.

Bugs

PCPC Due to several scripting typos, ranks 2 and 3 provide no actual benefit to pacification success rates with Intimidation, and instead increase difficulty.[verified]

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