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Gameplay articles
Fallout/Fallout 2Fruit
Fallout 3Mutfruit
Crunchy mutfruit
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Crunchy mutfruit (Irr. crunchy)
Fallout 4Mutfruit
Fresh mutfruit
Wild mutfruit
Fallout 76Mutfruit
Wild mutfruit
Fission fruit
 
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Mutfruit, short for mutated fruit appears in various forms throughout wastelands.[1]

Background

Mutfruit or Malus maatta, is a mutated species of apple and crabapple.[2][Non-game 1] The fruit can be found across the wasteland, such as in New California, Washington, D.C., Boston, the Mojave Desert, and in Appalachia. Consumed as food by humans and ghouls like, mutfruit can be used to create a variety of items ranging from omelets to super stimpaks.[3][4] There are several variants that can be found or grown after the war depending on geographical location, including irradiated, fresh, crunchy, and wild varieties.

Varieties

Fruit

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Gameplay articles: Fallout, Fallout 2

A green variant found in New California.

Regular

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

Commonly found throughout the Capital and Mojave wastelands.

Irradiated

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Gameplay article: Fallout: New Vegas

Mutfruit that has absorbed radiation, found in the Mojave.

Regular

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 4, Fallout 76

Commonly found throughout the Commonwealth and Appalachia.

Crunchy

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

A crunchy variant found in the Capital and Mojave wastelands.

Irradiated crunchy

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Gameplay article: Fallout: New Vegas

An irradiated variation of crunchy mutfruit, found in the Mojave.

Wild

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 4, Fallout 76

Grown throughout the Commonwealth and Appalachia.

Fresh

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Gameplay article: Fallout 4

A special type grown in Vault 81.

Wild fission

Gameplay article: Fallout 76

When affected by a blast zone, mutfruit and wild mutfruit will mutate into wild fission fruit, which can be harvested for raw cobalt flux.

Gallery

References

  1. SCRNAME.MSG (Fallout): "{339}{}{Mutated Fruit} # MutFruit"
  2. Botanical plants poster
  3. Underworld resident: "Doc says I should eat more Mutfruit. You guys got any?"
    (Generic Underworld residents' dialogue)
  4. Chosen One: "{1113}{}{Can you make super stimpacks?}"
    Myron: "{1135}{myn152}{Of course I could…'cept we ain't got what I need. Some of that mutated fruit for the citric acid…a splash a' Nuka Cola...and a normal stim pack.}"
    (Myron's dialogue)
Non-game
  1. Fallout 2d20 Rulebook p.156: "Pronounced “mute-fruit”, and short for mutated fruit, mutfruit is a mutated form of apple, which comes in several different varieties depending on where you are. These different varieties are cultivated for their sweet flavor, their use in cooking, and even medicinal properties in some rare cases."
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