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Gameplay articles
Fallout 2Fruit
Fallout 3Fresh apple
Fresh pear
Crunchy mutfruit
Fallout: New VegasBarrel cactus fruit
Fresh apple
Fresh pear
Prickly pear fruit
Irradiated mutfruit
Crunchy mutfruit
Irr. crunchy mutfruit
Fallout 4Mutfruit
Wild mutfruit
Fallout 76Mutfruit
Fallout TacticsFruit

Fruit are food items found in Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4 and Fallout 76.

Most fruits, such as apples, pears, and cacti fruits had survived the Great War unmutated, although there were exceptions, such as the mutfruit.


Barrel cactus fruitEdit

Barrel cactus fruit
Gameplay article: Fallout: New Vegas

Barrel cactus fruits can be found growing on cacti across the Mojave Wasteland. They are used as an ingredient in several crafting recipes.

Unnamed fruitEdit

Chem fruit
Gameplay articles: Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics

A strange piece of fruit that appears to be an apple. No preservatives and no additional food coloring added. This fruit has been infected with the radiation of the wasteland, and passes on a few rads to anyone that consumes it.

Fresh appleEdit

FO3 fresh apple
Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

A rare food item that can restore some Hit Points without irradiating the player. Additionally, in Fallout: New Vegas' hardcore mode, it can reduce Starvation and Dehydration.

Fresh pearEdit

FO3 fresh pear
Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Fresh pears are rare food items in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, usually cultivated in temperate areas before the War and are an ingredient for various food items.

Prickly pear fruitEdit

Gameplay article: Fallout: New Vegas

Prickly pear fruits can be found growing on cacti throughout the Mojave Wasteland. They can be used by the player as a recipe ingredient.


FO3 mutfruit

Mutfruit can restore some of your Hit Points, but also gives you a small amount of radiation. In Fallout: New Vegas it's an ingredient for the super stimpak and Cass's moonshine. The first syllable is pronounced to rhyme with "mute".

Crunchy mutfruitEdit

Crunchy mutfruit
Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Crunchy mutfruit is a fruit of a slight purple tinge that resembles an apple. It has a different appearance from the standard mutfruit.

Irr. crunchy mutfruitEdit

Crunchy mutfruit
Gameplay article: Fallout: New Vegas

A more radiation filled version of the crunchy mutfruit with the same effects as its not as irradiated counterpart except that it will give you even more radiation.

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