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For the Fallout 4 weapon, see Institute laser.
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Show them you mean business. Institute business.— In-game description

The Institute rifle is a weapon that is added to Fallout Shelter with the 1.4 update.


This weapon is the normal variant of the Institute rifle. It does the fifth lowest damage of all the Institute weapons and the lowest damage of any Institute laser rifle variant.



Icon rifle Icon damage Icon merchant Icon rarity
Institute rifle 14-16 100 rare
Excited Institute rifle 15-18 100 rare
Long Institute rifle 16-20 500 legendary
Night-vision Institute rifle 17-22 500 legendary
Targeting Institute rifle 18-24 500 legendary
Virgil's rifle 19-26 500 legendary



A high Intelligence statistic is needed to effectively create the Institute rifle.

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Institute rifle (1)



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