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Cowboy is a perk in Fallout: New Vegas, and a perk in the Nuclear Winter battle royale mode.

Fallout: New VegasEdit

You do 25% more damage when using any revolver, lever-action firearm, dynamite, knife, or hatchet.


This perk increases damage dealt with dynamite, lever-action firearms, hatchets, knives and revolvers by 25%, as well as any unique variants of the weapons.


Nuclear WinterEdit

You're a close-quarters gun warrior!

This perk requires 3 SPECIAL points to equip.


Rank Description Base ID
1 All of your pistols now do +40% damage. 003f45f2


  • Despite being a revolver, the police pistol is not affected by the Cowboy perk.
  • The sawed-off shotgun is curiously not one of the weapons boosted by this perk, despite being a common wild west firearm.


PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 This perk does not affect the high yield-variant of time bomb. [verified]

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