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For the various forms of water that appear in the Fallout series, see Water.

Irradiated water is a consumable item in Fallout: New Vegas.


Basically dirty water, but a more potent rad content. It adds 10 more rads than dirty water, bringing the total up to 16 rads.

Survival Skill effectEdit

SkillEffectHardcore effect
10+2 Hit Point for 5s-60 Dehydration 
20+2 Hit Point for 5s-70 Dehydration 
30+3 Hit Point for 5s-80 Dehydration 
40+3 Hit Point for 5s-90 Dehydration 
50+4 Hit Point for 5s-100 Dehydration 
60+4 Hit Point for 5s-110 Dehydration 
70+4 Hit Point for 5s-120 Dehydration 
80+5 Hit Point for 5s-130 Dehydration 
90+5 Hit Point for 5s-140 Dehydration 
100+6 Hit Point for 5s-150 Dehydration 
Note: Radiation is not affected by Survival skill level.



  • 17 bottles can be found inside the Searchlight fire station, in the room with other irradiated food and drinks.
  • One can be found on the dead body of Doctor Rotson at Mesquite Mountains crater, inside the shack called "Hell's Motel." One more may also be found in the fridge within the shack.
  • Three can be found in Horowitz farmstead inside the building where the Vipers gang members are camping out. There are 3 in total, found on an empty crate at the back of the building on the ground floor, along with various other items.
  • Gametitle-FNV LR 2 can be found in The Courier's Mile.


  • This item is quite rare, there are at maximum only 15 irradiated waters to be found in the Mojave Wasteland.
  • Irradiated water healing stacks with the other water types, drinking one bottle each of purified, dirty and irradiated water will heal three times as fast.


PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 Irradiated water will display and apply a reduction to the player's dehydration level while Hardcore mode is not enabled. [verified]

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