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The mining helmet is a piece of headwear in Fallout 4.


It provides a Damage Resistance of 3 and has a value of 51. The design is a hard hat with a flashlight on the front. There are a variety of color combinations that can be found including:

  • Blue with a lime interior
  • Gray with a yellow interior
  • Black with a white interior
  • Pink with a green interior
  • Red with a gray interior
  • Green with a beige interior
  • Yellow with a green interior
  • White with a yellow interior

When equipped, the mining helmet's headlamp can be activated by pressing and holding the Pip-Boy button. This can also be replaced with different colors at an armor workbench.



Copper (1)
Mod Description Value Form ID Mod ID
Mining headlamp Default headlamp. 100 0022DD2D 0022DD28
Mining headlamp blue Adds blue headlamp. 100 0022DD2E 0022DD27
Mining headlamp bright Adds bright headlamp. 100 0022DD2F 0022DD29
Mining headlamp purple Adds purple headlamp. 100 0022DD2B 0022DD2C
Mining headlamp red tactical Adds red tactical headlamp 100 0022DD31 0022DD33
Mining headlamp Vault Boy Adds Vault Boy headlamp. 100 0022DD32 0022DD34



  • If equipped by a companion or settlers, they will automatically turn it on any time it becomes dark unless sneaking.
  • If a suit of power armor lacks a helmet, the mining helmet may be equipped and used as an external light source.
  • If equipped, helmet's flashlight will replace the Pip-Boy light when activated.
  • When equipped on an armor rack, the helmet's flashlight will automatically be activated.


  • PCPC Playstation 4Playstation 4 Xbox OneXbox One A glitch may occur where the mining headlamp will be moved to the ground below the wearer's feet, and the light will shine from there. To fix this, simply quit out of the game or reload a save before the mining helmet was equipped. [verified]
  • PCPC Playstation 4Playstation 4 Xbox OneXbox One Unlike the power armor helmet mod, no Vault Boy figure appears when using the Vault Boy headlamp mod. [verified]
    • This may be fixed by saving and reloading.