The empty syringe is a miscellaneous item in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.


The syringe is a type of pre-War hand-held medical equipment used for injecting or withdrawing fluid or gases from body tissues. This item is made of metal and glass. Known as a hypodermic syringe, this syringe has a glass barrel for containing substances, a metal housing for the barrel, a metal needle for delivery, and a plunger for controlling the flow of substances into or out of the syringe. Empty syringes are often found with other hand-held medical equipment on a compartment tray in various locations, including the Vault-Tec vaults. The Pip-Boy 3000 categorizes the empty syringe as a junk item.

The syringe is used as Rock-It Launcher ammunition in Fallout 3, and as a component for crafting a stimpak in Fallout: New Vegas.


Fallout 3Edit

  • Vault 101 clinic
  • Pirate Pely
  • Fort Independence - Two abnormally large/oversized empty syringes (about as long as a power armor helmet) can be found on one of the medical trays and on one of the bottom shelves in the medical lab across from the weapons research room.

Fallout: New VegasEdit


  • An empty syringe's actual weight is 0.005, but it is listed as weightless in the Pip-Boy because the game only shows weight to two decimal places.
  • It uses the same world model as Med-X.
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