For an overview of collar models, see collar.
explosive collar is a piece of headwear in .
Fallout: New Vegas
Most commonly used on
slaves as an incentive to be obedient and not try to leave without a say-so. They explode via remote trigger, but will also explode if someone attempts to interfere with the collar's wiring as it will activate a self-destruct function.
Brotherhood of Steel will force the Courier to equip one when they first meet in the Hidden Valley bunker as a way to make sure the Courier does not reveal their location to the enemy (unless the Courier is accompanied by Veronica Santangelo). The captives in , as well as Dead Money Mrs. Weathers and her two children, Kenny Weathers, and Sammy Weathers from the quest Left My Heart are also equipped with them.
Elijah hypothesizes that they may have been made pre-War, used by corporations that had "compliance issues."
There are various kinds of explosive collar; see the overview for a breakdown.
Spawning this item in the console then fast traveling to another location will cause one's head to explode instantly after the loading sequence. This will happen even if you are not equipped with the collar. Giving the collar to a companion will still cause this result.
If you cause Elijah to explode the collar in Dead Money, one is awarded credit for the kills of the other collars, contributing to perks such as Lord Death.
During the Still in the Dark, one can repair pieces of light headgear with the collar. This will not remove the explosive collar, requiring the Jury Rigging perk.
Power armor Broken power armor · Remnants power armor ( Gannon family Tesla armor) · T-45d power armor ( Brotherhood T-45d power armor, ) Scorched Sierra power armor · T-51b power armor ( Brotherhood T-51b power armor) Other armor Armor of the 87th Tribe · ( Assassin suit ) Stealth suit Mk II · Chinese stealth armor · Combat armor ( Combat armor, reinforced, Combat armor, reinforced mark 2, , US Army combat armor Van Graff combat armor) · Desert Ranger combat armor · Joshua Graham's armor · Leather armor ( , Lightweight leather armor, Gecko-backed leather armor Gladiator armor) · Leather armor, reinforced ( ) Gecko-backed leather armor, reinforced · Marked patrol armor · Marked scout armor · Marked tribal armor · Marked trooper armor · Metal armor ( , Lightweight metal armor ) Gecko-backed metal armor · Metal armor, reinforced ( ) Gecko-backed metal armor, reinforced · Raider armor ( ) Tribal raiding armor · Recon armor ( Broken recon armor) ( Christine's CoS recon armor) · ( Riot gear , Advanced riot gear ) Elite riot gear · ( Sierra Madre armor ) Sierra Madre armor, reinforced
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