“Who needs armor when you've got so much junk?”
|1||Carry junk to gain up to 10 Damage and Energy Resistance. (No Power Armor)||003e21e6|
|2||Carry junk to gain up to 20 Damage and Energy Resistance. (No Power Armor)||003e21e8|
|3||Carry junk to gain up to 30 Damage and Energy Resistance. (No Power Armor)||003e21ea|
- The perk is affected not by junk weight, but junk quantity carried.
- A base Junk Shield perk while carrying no junk will not give any damage resistance. Carrying 1 to 5 pieces of junk will give 1 point of damage resistance, carrying 6 to 10 will give 2 points, 11 to 15 will give 3, and so on until the max resistance of 10 points at 46 or more pieces of junk carried.
- The damage resistance will be additionally multiplied based on the level of the perk; level 1 will be a 1x multiplier, while level 2 & level 3 would be 2x and 3x multipliers, respectively.
- Junk Shield is not the only Damage and Energy Resistance perk in Fallout 76, and similar perks may be used instead of or in addition to it, including:
- Barbarian (Strength perk): up to +80 Damage Resistance for having a high Strength.
- Bodyguards (Charisma perk): up to +36 Damage and Energy Resistance for having teammates.
- Bullet Shield (Strength perk): up to +60 Damage Resistance while firing a heavy weapon.
- Evasive (Agility perk): up to +45 Damage and Energy Resistance for having a high Agility.
- Ironclad (Endurance perk): up to +50 Damage and Energy Resistance for wearing non-power armor.
- Moving Target (Agility perk): up to +45 Damage and Energy Resistance while sprinting.
- Refractor (Perception perk): up to +40 Energy Resistance.
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