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Channel your chi to unleash devastating fury! If you're the pugilistic sort and favor unarmed weaponry to inflict pain and suffering to an ever-more impressive degree, this is the perk for you! Let's not dwell on the slight shortfall of the difficulty in fighting multiple opponents at once; this focuses all your muscle on one hapless fall. Consult the Weapons chapter for the variety of punching weapons available.Fallout 4 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide description

Iron Fist is a perk in Fallout 4.

Effects

Punching attacks do more damage.

Ranks

Rank Requirements Description Form ID
1 STR 1 Channel your chi to unleash devastating fury! Punching attacks do 20% more damage to your opponent. 0001DAFE
2 STR 1, LVL 9 Punching attacks now do 40% more damage and can disarm your opponent. 0001DAFF
3 STR 1, LVL 18 Punching attacks now do 60% more damage. Unarmed Power Attacks have a chance to cripple one of your opponent's limbs. 0001DB00
4 STR 1, LVL 31 Punching attacks now do 80% more damage. Unarmed Power Attacks have an increased chance to cripple one of your opponent's limbs. 00065E42
5 STR 1, LVL 46 Punching attacks now do double damage. Criticals in V.A.T.S. will paralyze your opponent. 00065E43


The second rank grants a 10% chance to disarm enemies. The third rank grants a 10% to cripple the target's limbs, the fourth rank increases that chance to 15%.

Affected weapons

Weapons affected by this perk:
Base weapon Variant(s)
Boxing glove -
Deathclaw gauntlet -
Knuckles -
Meat hook Far Harbor (add-on) Butcher's Hook Far Harbor (add-on)
Power fist -
Unarmed -

Bugs

PCPC Upon unlocking rank five, critical hits in V.A.T.S. while wearing power armor will no longer function; the Sole Survivor will simply stand idle while no animation is played or AP is consumed.[verified]

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