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For an overview of dog meat in the Fallout series of games, see dog meat.

Dog steak is a consumable item in Fallout: New Vegas.


The dog steak is a food item which restores health, but also increases the player character's radiation level by a small amount. Additionally, it reduces starvation in Hardcore mode.

Survival Skill effectEdit

SkillEffectHardcore effect
10+2 Hit Point for 10s-42 Starvation 
20+2 Hit Point for 10s-49 Starvation 
30+3 Hit Point for 10s-56 Starvation 
40+3 Hit Point for 10s-63 Starvation 
50+4 Hit Point for 10s-70 Starvation 
60+4 Hit Point for 10s-77 Starvation 
70+4 Hit Point for 10s-84 Starvation 
80+5 Hit Point for 10s-91 Starvation 
90+5 Hit Point for 10s-98 Starvation 
100+6 Hit Point for 10s-105 Starvation 
Note: Radiation is not affected by Survival skill level.


This item can be crafted by the player from dog meat.

Creation requirements

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Dog steak (1)