Butch's Toothpick is a weapon in Fallout 3.


Butch's Toothpick is a unique switchblade. It is owned by Butch DeLoria, a resident of Vault 101. It is roughly twice as powerful as an ordinary switchblade. It can be repaired using regular switchblades.


Butch's Toothpick can successfully strike about 300 times from full condition before breaking.



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
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Switchblade 5
Butch's Toothpick 10
Note: Melee damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.



  • Sometimes Butch can actually be seen picking his teeth with it at the Muddy Rudder bar in Rivet City, although it cannot be pickpocketed.
  • The weapon cannot be acquired if you kill Butch on your Escape from Vault 101. It shows up on his corpse as a regular switchblade.