The fusion core is an ammunition type in Fallout 76.


Fusion cores are used to power and activate suits of power armor and as ammo in certain weapons, such as the Gatling laser, which utilizes fusion cores as its ammunition; each core provides 500 shots.


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Fusion core (1)

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Fusion cores can be found or created. There are currently 5 ways to obtain them:

  • Scavenge for power armor: On every suit of power armor, one will find a fusion core at half charge.
  • Search for fusion generators: Every once in a while, player characters will stumble on a fusion generator, inside there may be a fusion core, if not, they may wait for one to spawn.
  • Craft them: Player characters can craft fusion cores at chemistry stations if they have the right components.
  • Create them: Providing 100 power to a fusion core processor found at one of the power plants generates 1 fully charged fusion core every 10 minutes.
  • Destroy robots: certain models of robot, such as sentry bots, will always drop a fusion core on death.


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