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Your skin has been toughened by the NEMEAN Sub-Dermal Armor, increasing your total Damage Threshold by 4.— In-game description

The Nemean implant, also known as Sub-Dermal Armor, is a recurring element in the Fallout series which increases the player character's overall resistance to damage.

Fallout: New Vegas[edit | edit source]

Nemean Sub-Dermal armor[edit | edit source]

The Nemean Sub-Dermal Armor implant can be purchased for 8000 bottle caps at the New Vegas medical clinic from Doctor Usanagi, a member of the Followers of the Apocalypse. It adds 4 points to your total Damage Threshold.

Van Buren[edit | edit source]

Gametitle-VB.pngThe following is based on Van Buren and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

In the canceled Fallout title Van Buren, a series of unfinished Enclave/Poseidon projects were planned to appear, one of them being the Nemean implants. These were available for science-oriented characters to complete.

J.E. Sawyer's Fallout RPG[edit | edit source]

Nemean Armor Implants[edit | edit source]

Nemean Armor Implants increase the subject's Ballistic and Hard DTs by 5. This implant adds 10 lbs. of weight to the subject's inventory permanently.

Nemean Armor Implants, Stg. II[edit | edit source]

Stage II Nemean Armor Implants increase the subject's Ballistic and Hard DTs by 10. This implant adds 15 lbs. of weight to the subject's inventory permanently.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

  • The implants' name is a reference to the Nemean lion, a monster in Greek mythology whose hide could not be pierced by any mortal weapon.
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