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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 2Mirrored shades
Spectacles
Fallout 3Eyeglasses
Lucky shades
Reading glasses
Child reading glasses
Sunglasses
Tinted reading glasses
Three Dog's glasses
Tortiseshell glasses
Lag-Bolt's shades Broken Steel
Cryptochromatic spectacles Point Lookout (add-on)
Desmond's eyeglasses Point Lookout (add-on)
Dr. Li's glasses Cut content
Fallout: New VegasAuthority glasses
Eyeglasses
Reading glasses
Child reading glasses
Lucky shades
Sunglasses
Tinted reading glasses
Tortiseshell glasses
Dr. Klein's glasses Old World Blues (add-on)
Dr. Mobius' glasses Old World Blues (add-on)
Fallout 4Black-rim glasses
Eyeglasses
Fashionable glasses
Liam's glasses
Patrolman sunglasses
Sunglasses
Bottlecap sunglasses Nuka-World (add-on)
Cappy glasses Nuka-World (add-on)
Fallout 76Eyeglasses
Patrolman sunglasses
Fashionable glasses
Fallout TacticsSpectacles
 
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Glasses are pieces of headwear in Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4, Fallout 76, and Fallout Tactics, and quest and miscellaneous items in Fallout 2.

Background[edit | edit source]

Glasses are frames bearing lenses, worn in front of the eyes either for vision correction or eye protection from light. Most are otherwise purely cosmetic, but some provide bonuses to players.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Authority glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Fallout: New Vegas

Large reflective glasses that are synonymous with NCR Rangers.

Eyeglasses[edit | edit source]

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"Sunco" eyeglasses are used to correct vision problems people may have. They have rounded square, black frames.

Reading glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Reading glasses are classic fabricated glasses for those who suffer from presobyopia, a condition that comes with age and makes focusing on near objects, specifically text, more difficult. From the ancient Greek, meaning "old eyes" or "elder eyes".

Child reading glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Child reading glasses are the children's version of reading glasses. When worn by adults, they are much larger and will hover in front of the wearer's forehead.

Sunglasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Slightly shaded glasses to protect the eyes from the sun.

Tinted reading glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Tinted reading glasses are similar to regular reading glasses, but have dark tinted lenses.

Tortiseshell glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

"Protoglo" tortiseshell glasses In-game spelling are dark, tinted spectacles, with frames made from a brownish orange flecked plastic. They are rather difficult to find.

Lucky shades[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Cosmetically identical to sunglasses, the shades add +1 to Luck.

Cryptochromatic spectacles[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Point Lookout

Special eye wear developed by the Chinese to decipher hidden encrypted messages, like the sequence needed in order to gain access to the Chinese intelligence bunker.

Desmond's eyeglasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Point Lookout

Worn by Desmond Lockheart, these glasses provide a bonus to Explosives and Small Guns.

Dr. Li's glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Fallout 3

Unique glasses that were cut from the final game, and were meant to be worn by Dr. Madison Li.

Dr. Klein's glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Old World Blues

Glasses that used to belong to Dr. Klein before he became a think tank. They provide a bonus to Intelligence and Repair.

Dr. Mobius' glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Old World Blues

Glasses worn by Dr. Mobius before he became a think tank. They provide a bonus to Intelligence and Explosives.

Lag-Bolt's shades[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Broken Steel

Unique sunglasses worn by Lag-Bolt. They provide a +3 bonus to Sneak and Lockpick.

Three Dog's glasses[edit | edit source]

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Gameplay article: Fallout 3

Unique glasses worn by Three Dog. They appear similar to reading glasses, but have extremely dark lenses.

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