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Watch out for flying eyeballs! Though more of an aesthetic at the initial rank, this becomes increasingly more potent, especially as the damage bonus is available to any weapon you’re wielding. Spectacular gore-balls are also a real treat to watch explode.Fallout 4 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide

Bloody Mess is a perk in Fallout 4.


Increased damage with all weapons, and enemies can explode upon death.


Rank Requirements Description Form ID
1 LCK 3 +5% bonus damage means enemies will sometimes explode into a gory red paste. Watch out for flying eyeballs! 0004A0BB
2 LCK 3, LVL 9 You now inflict +10% damage in combat. 001D2453
3 LCK 3, LVL 31 You now inflict +15% damage in combat. 001D2454
4 LCK 3, LVL 47 When an enemy explodes, nearby enemies may suffer the same fate. 001F418E


Bloody Mess is the only perk which universally increases damage. All other forms of damage improvement are limited to either one class of weapons or to specific conditions.