A common consumable, harvested from vines or available for purchase from Mojave vendors. The vines can be found on roadways and in the open desert, visible by their light green color.
Survival skill effect
|10||+1 Hit Point for 2s||-12 Starvation|
|20||+1 Hit Point for 2s||-14 Starvation|
|30||+1 Hit Point for 2s||-16 Starvation|
|40||+1 Hit Point for 2s||-18 Starvation|
|50||+2 Hit Point for 2s||-20 Starvation|
|60||+2 Hit Point for 2s||-22 Starvation|
|70||+2 Hit Point for 2s||-24 Starvation|
|80||+2 Hit Point for 2s||-26 Starvation|
|90||+2 Hit Point for 2s||-28 Starvation|
|100||+3 Hit Point for 2s||-30 Starvation|
- Mojave Outpost - Four plants are located in the picnic area behind the headquarters building, and three across the road by the brahmin pen.
- Primm - Two plants are located right outside Deputy Beagle's residence.
- Several vines are scattered among the ruined houses and streets in the neighborhood to the west of H&H Tools Factory.
- A giant version of the plant can be found to the southeast of Monte Carlo Suites.
- Lucky 38 - Seven can be found on a shelf behind the bar on the east side of the casino.
- Goodsprings - Three seeds are found in Doc Mitchell's house at the beginning of the game. They have no ownership and can be taken without the player character losing Karma. There are several other plants located around Goodsprings.
- HELIOS One - Several can be found in the power plant building's last room next to the observation room door.
- On the road between the 188 trading post and Boulder City.
- They were previously used to make gecko kebabs, but as of patch 188.8.131.52x, they are no longer one of the ingredients.
- In the Big MT, there are terminal entries describing how one of the scientists choked to death on one and was reanimated by his trauma harness. After a botched attempt to get rid of him, he acquired a K9000 cyberdog gun and can be found and killed. However, his inventory does not contain any seeds.
Behind the scenes
The buffalo gourd seed is a real world plant, known as Cucurbita foetidissima.
If a buffalo gourd seed is dropped, and then viewed, the weight will be displayed as 0.00.[verified]