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For an overview of all gauntlets in the Fallout series of games, see Gauntlets.
 
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The mantis gauntlet is a unarmed weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

CharacteristicsEdit

Visually, the weapon consists of a severed mantis foreleg, fitted to the wielder's forearm and reinforced with metal bars and leather straps. A handle on the "blade" allows stability.

V.A.T.S. Special AttacksEdit

Icon attackIcon abilityIcon damageIcon actionIcon dapIcon effect
Normal060222.73
Stomp50120206Only on knocked down enemies
Uppercut5069203.45
Cross7566203.32.5x damage to limbs
Note: Unarmed weapons do double normal damage in V.A.T.S.

DurabilityEdit

The mantis gauntlet can successfully strike about 245 times from full condition before breaking.

VariantsEdit

ComparisonEdit

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Icon melee- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)Icon sequence- Attacks in V.A.T.S.
Icon gun- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)Icon action- Action point cost
Icon damage- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Icon dap- Damage per action point
Icon dps- Damage per secondIcon spread- Weapon spread
Icon explosion- Area of effect damageAssault carbine extended magazines- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)
Icon effect- Effect damage & durationIcon repair- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)
Icon bonus effect- Bonus effectsIcon weight- Weight
Icon attack- Attacks per secondIcon merchant- Value in caps
Icon chance- Critical chance % multiplierIcon ratio- Value to weight ratio
Icon critical damage- Critical damageIcon ability- Skill required
Icon crit effect- Critical effect damage & durationIcon fist- Strength required
Icon plus- With all mods attached
Icon meleeIcon damageIcon dpsIcon attackIcon chanceIcon critical damageIcon actionIcon dapIcon repairIcon weightIcon merchantIcon ratioIcon abilityIcon fist
Mantis gauntlet 30
60.72.02x330222.72451075075754
Embrace of the Mantis King! Gametitle-FNV GRA42
65.71.57x364253.4395128500708.3754
Note: Unarmed damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.

LocationsEdit

The mantis gauntlet is found very commonly at higher levels in the Honest Hearts add-on, often used by the White Legs.

Outside of Honest Hearts, the mantis gauntlet is rarely sold by certain weapons vendors, particularly those dealing in very rare items:

NotesEdit

Icon cut contentThe following is based on Fallout: New Vegas cut content and has not been confirmed by canon sources.
  • The mantis gauntlet was to be a crafted weapon, similar to the deathclaw gauntlet from Fallout 3. Several resources, including an item called schematics - mantis scythe point to this, though the inconsistency of the remaining resources as well as their only partial implementation make the specifics unclear.
Icon cut contentEnd of information based on Fallout: New Vegas cut content.
  • The mantis gauntlet had its DT bypassing effect removed in a patch.
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