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Your intimate knowledge of gadgets and explosives have combined to make you... the Mad Bomber! At Workbenches, you have special Explosives recipes unlocked for use.Gun Runners' Arsenal description

Mad Bomber is a perk added by the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Gun Runners' Arsenal.


Specialized training is now available for wastelanders with a talent for Repair and a love of Explosives. Crafting tin grenades, fat mines, and even devastating nuka-grenades are a snap with this handy perk.

Crafting weapons

Weapon Skill required Components
Bottlecap mine, efficient¹ Explosives 85
Fat mine Explosives 80
MFC cluster Explosives 70
MFC grenade Explosives 50
Nuka-grenade Explosives 60
Time bomb, high yield Explosives 70
Tin grenade Explosives 25
¹ Creates a normal bottlecap mine from fewer components.


  • All explosives made with the perk have Mad Bomber in parentheses after the weapon name in addition to the GRA in parentheses.
  • All explosives made with this perk require an explosives skill higher than that required for the perk, except for the tin grenade.