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For an overview of all mines, see Land mine.
For an overview of all anti-personnel mines, see Anti-personnel mine.
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The gas bomb is a placed explosive weapon in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Dead Money.


The gas bomb is an improvised explosive incendiary device. It is constructed from sensor modules strapped to a fire extinguisher.

The weapon functions like other land mines, and will burst into a ball of fire and shrapnel, setting the target alight, causing explosive and fire damage.

It is thrown a short distance when placed, similar to the MFC cluster, instead of being dropped nearby like other mines. Like all other placed explosives, it cannot be used in V.A.T.S.


  • This weapon can be crafted by the player.

Creation requirements

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Dead Money add-on
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Gas bomb (1)

¹ Craftable without a workbench via a dialogue option with Veronica, or with ED-E once the add-on Lonesome Road is installed.



  • Ghost people are immune to the fire damage of the weapon; only the explosion hurts them.
  • Despite appearing to do fire damage, the weapon is actually unaffected by the Pyromaniac perk.
  • When thrown, the gas bomb will make noise, potentially alerting nearby enemies.
  • Ghost people will often throw them directly at the player character, but never in a path before one reaches it; in essence, they use them like grenades, as opposed to the mines they truly are.
  • Dropping one on the ground from inventory and shooting it point blank will not detonate this weapon. Using it as a weapon to place one will allow it to be shot and detonated.
  • Dean Domino mentions the gas bombs when the Courier passes a Guns check of 50 when talking to him about dealing with the ghost people.
  • The gas bomb is the only weapon added by the Dead Money add-on that can be produced outside the Sierra Madre without having visited the abandoned Brotherhood of Steel bunker.


  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360 Gas bombs do not ignite leaking gas pipes or other flammable sources. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 Gas bombs cannot be shot while being thrown by a Ghost Seeker, or while they're being held by them. [verified]


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