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For an overview of this item's appearances in the Fallout series of games, see Nikola Tesla and You.

Nikola Tesla and You is a skill book in Fallout: New Vegas.


Reading this book permanently increases the player's Energy Weapons skill by 3 points (4 with Comprehension).


With the add-on Old World Blues, this skill book can be crafted by the player.

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Nikola Tesla and You (1)
Note: the recipe is consumed as part of the crafting process, meaning only one book can be crafted.


Other than being crafted, the skill book can be found in the following locations.

Closest map markerLocation description
Hidden ValleyLocated in the first floor of the Hidden Valley bunker building, in the white plastic bin by the desk in Schuler's office (west of the central hub corridor junction) (must be stolen)
Hopeville Missile Base Headquarters Gametitle-FNV LRLocated in the first room, on the wooden shelf directly on the right after you enter the place, hidden underneath a burned book
Old nuclear test siteInside the Nuclear test shack on the small table opposite to the exit
REPCONN headquarters1st Floor, past the 100 Lock/Security door on top of the safe. (Or sneak up to the 3rd floor and get the key from the suitcase next to the skeleton). The room can also be accessed through a hole in the floor of a room on the west side of the 2nd floor (Must pick the Hard (75) lock on the door).
REPCONN headquarters2nd Floor, turn left, first door; on the desk with the lit computer
Sierra Madre vault Gametitle-FNV DMRight before you enter the vault door turn around and jump down to the pipes below the walkway, there is a duffle bag with the book inside. The only way back is to go east from the bag and jump on the valved pipe then back to main platform.


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