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For the Mentats that appear in the various Fallout games, see Mentats.
Need to get smart, quick? Mentats will boost both your Perception and Intelligence for a limited period of time.— Loading screen hint

Mentats is a consumable item in Fallout 4.


A metal tin with the word 'Mentats' stamped on the front. It boosts Intelligence and Perception with +2 for 5 minutes and like most of its variants, it has an addiction withdrawal of -1 to Charisma.


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  • Sold by most chem dealers.
  • A minimum of 26 Mentats can be found in Shaw High School. Thirteen of which can be found in Principal Tanner's locked closet, located immediately to the left as you walk in the building. There are additional Mentats in the back room of the library, and a few more scattered through the school.
  • Gametitle-FO4 NW Sold at the Nuka-Cade for 2500 Nuka-Cade tickets (items rotate every couple of days).

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