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FO76 Quest Old Man Winter.pngThe following is based on Fallout 76 seasonal content.

The Mechanic's Best Friend is a unique pipe wrench in the Fallout 76 update Nuclear Winter.

The weapon was made available as a reward for completing the weekly challenge of "Destroy different kinds of robots" in Survival mode from July 2 to 8, 2019.


The pipe wrench is a heavy metal wrench, speckled with rust and covered in chipped red paint. Although other wrenches appear in the game, the pipe wrench is the only one used as a makeshift melee weapon.

Weapon modifications

ModDamage changeAP cost changeWeight changeValue changeRequiredComponents
Extra heavy+5+0.6+10Makeshift Warrior 2Adhesive x2
Lead x2
Screw x3
Steel x8



Mechanic's Best Friend was a reward for completing the "Destroy different kinds of robots" weekly challenge in Survival mode. The requirements were as follows: