Icon info
This is an overview article which contains background information and cross-game comparisons. For game-specific information and stats, see the articles linked on the right.
Gameplay articles
Fallout 2Flamer
Improved flamer
Fallout 3Flamer
Rapid-torch flamer Gametitle-FO3 BS
Slo-burn flamer Gametitle-FO3 BS
Fallout: New VegasFlamer
Cleansing Flame Gametitle-FNV GRA
Fallout 4Flamer
Sergeant Ash Gametitle-FO4 FH
Fallout 76Flamer
Fallout TacticsFlamer
Fallout: BoSFlamethrower
Fallout ShelterFlamer (rusty, enhanced, hardened, pressurized)
Fallout: New CaliforniaFlamer
Van BurenFlamethrower
Hand flamer

A flamer or flamethrower is a large weapon that projects an ignited stream of flammable liquid, and requires a source of fuel to operate. In Fallout 3, flamers use the Big Guns skill, whereas in Fallout: New Vegas, they are moved to the Energy Weapons skill.


Flambe 450 flamerEdit

Fo1 Flamer
Gameplay articles: Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics

A Flambe 450 model flamethrower, varmiter variation that fires a short spray of extremely hot, flammable liquid. It requires specialized fuel to work properly.

Improved Flambe 450 flamerEdit

Fo2 Improved Flamer
Gameplay article: Fallout 2

A Flambe 450 model flamethrower, varmiter variation. Fires a short spray of extremely hot, flammable liquid. Requires specialized fuel to work properly. This model has been modified to fire a hotter mixture which causes greater combustibility.

Backpack flamerEdit


An unnamed flamer with a backpack for the flamer fuel.

FT13 model flamerEdit

FO76 Flamer
Gameplay articles: Fallout 4, Fallout 76

An industrial, brightly-colored FT13 flamer[1] with a large propellant tank located directly below the main body. Fuel is stored in a detachable fuel canister on the right side of the barrel.

Mentioned and cut contentEdit

Unnamed flamerEdit

Gameplay article: Van Buren

An unnamed cylindrical flamer set to appear in Van Buren. Unlike previous flamers, the unnamed model wouldn't have a fuel tank backpack.


  1. Labeled as "FT13" on the left side of the frame. (FO76 Flamer.png)
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.