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The machete is a melee weapon in Fallout 4.


The machete is a broad, single-edged blade with a wooden grip wrapped in cloth. It has a medium swinging speed and is swung in alternating diagonal slashes.

Weapon modifications

Slot Mod Description Weapon prefix Damage per hit change Weight change Weapon value change in caps Perk needed Components Form ID
Blades No upgrade
Serrated blade Targets bleed. Exceptional damage. Serrated +16 +12 Blacksmith 2 Adhesive x1
Steel x2


  • One can be found near Abernathy farm; follow the powerlines eastward and there will be a pile of rocks containing a skeleton with a machete, suitcase, dirty water, and stimpak.
  • Two can be found in Concord Speakeasy, upstairs being held by mannequins in a bathroom.
  • One can be found in the Shamrock Taphouse, on top of a filing cabinet in the room with the safe on the second floor.
  • One can be found in the waystation along the train tracks west of Hangman's Alley.
  • One can be found inside the deathclaw pit in Kendall Hospital, in a cage next to a dead Railroad agent.
  • One can be found at the Starlight Drive In, on a red grill next to the cooking station.
  • Being frequently used by raider gang members, machetes are often dropped by them, but can also be found in raider outposts across the Commonwealth.
  • Rarely carried by Brotherhood soldiers.
  • Five inside Fizztop Mountain. Nuka-World (add-on)


The sacrificial blade is a unique modification applied to Kremvh's Tooth. This mod can be removed at a weapons bench and applied to any machete, including ones that already boast another legendary effect.