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Deathclaw Pro Hunter is a three-star (★★★) challenge added in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Gun Runners' Arsenal.

Challenge requirements

The player character must kill 5 adult Mojave Wasteland deathclaws with .22 pistols, switchblades, boxing tape, recharger rifles or dynamite.


Grants 1000 XP upon completion.


  • This challenge does not work on all adult deathclaws.
    • Deathclaws in the following locations count toward this challenge:
    • Regular adult deathclaws in the following locations do not count toward this challenge:
      • In the Divide
      • Outside or inside the Dead Wind Cavern.
      • Outside Vault 19.
      • In Gypsum train yard.
      • In the deathclaw promontory.
      • In the Thorn's animal cage rooms, shot through the chain link doors.
  • Since only the killing blow must be dealt with specified weapons, weakening them with other weapons is possible.
  • This challenge is not repeatable.
  • Using dynamite in The Thorn will likely cause guards to attack.
  • The starlet's hand wraps do not count toward this challenge.


  • Icon pc.png Icon ps3.png Icon xbox360.png Following a patch, most Mojave deathclaws have been altered to Quarry Junction's special deathclaws (identifiable by their 500HP), and will not count towards the challenge. Deathclaw mothers and alpha males will still count towards the challenge, as well as the adult deathclaws in Quarry Junction and those that fight in The Thorn. [verified]
  • Icon pc.png Icon ps3.png Icon xbox360.png If you kill a deathclaw with the recharger rifle, its kill count towards this challenge may stop at around three. [verified]
  • Icon pc.png Icon ps3.png Icon xbox360.png If you kill deathclaws with the silenced .22 pistol, the challenge will stop at 4/5. [verified]