For an overview of microscopes, see microscope.

FalloutShelterAppleStoreLogo.pngThe following is based on Fallout Shelter or Fallout Shelter Online and some details might contradict canon.
Probably more useful in the Wasteland as a blunt weapon.— In-game description

A microscope is a rare junk item in Fallout Shelter.


The microscope is a standard laboratory microscope that can be used to craft themes, weapons and outfits.


Items Name Count
Weapons Miss Launcher 4
Smuggler's End 2
Vengeance 5
Apotheosis 4
Alien blaster 3
Armor piercing scoped .44 2
Victory rifle 2
Gauss rifle 3
Gatling laser 4
Pressurized flamer 3
Missile launcher 3
Long Institute rifle 4
Virgil's rifle 4
Wazer Wifle 2
Laser musket 3
Magnetron 4000 2
Tuned alien blaster 3
Tuned Gatling laser 4
Tuned plasma pistol 2
Flamer 2
Plasma rifle 3
Plasma pistol 2
Scattered Institute pistol 3
Rusty Gauss rifle 3
Rusty plasma rifle 3
Rusty Gatling laser 3
Rusty missile launcher 3
Rusty flamer 2
Focused alien blaster 3
Focused Gatling laser 4
Focused plasma pistol 4
Night-vision Institute rifle 2
Enhanced missile launcher 3
Enhanced flamer 2
Rusty plasma pistol 2
Guided missile launcher 4
Amplified laser rifle 2
Amplified Gatling laser 5
Hardened missile launcher 4
Hardened flamer 2
Hardened scoped .44 1
Targeting Institute rifle 3
Outfits Wasteland surgeon 4
Advanced lab coat 4
Theme Institute diner 4
Institute living quarters 6


  • Found by dwellers exploring the wasteland.
  • Finding them randomly during quests.
  • From breaking down weapons and outfits such as plasma weapons, flamers and Gauss rifles.


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