For an overview of flare, see flare.


The flare is a type of ammunition in Fallout 4.


The flare is an ammo type that is specifically used in the flare gun. The round has a familiar look of a shotgun shell but with red paint on the sides. As this is a type of ammo, it has no weight, except in Survival mode.

Weapons using this ammunition



  • Needs to be within the range of an allied settlement to summon help.
  • For full information on the use of flares, see flare gun.

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