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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 character'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 Courier.

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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 on 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
Hopeville Missile Base Headquarters Gametitle-FNV LRLocated in the first room, on the wooden shelf directly on the right upon entering, hidden underneath a burned book
Old nuclear test siteInside the nuclear test shack on the small table opposite to the exit
REPCONN headquartersOn the first floor, past the Very Hard locked door, on top of the safe. The key is on the third floor from a suitcase next to a skeleton. The room can also be accessed through a hole in the floor of a western room on the second floor, past a Hard locked door. A second copy can be found on the second floor, through the first door on the left, on the desk with the very easy locked terminal.
Sierra Madre vault Gametitle-FNV DMIn the pipes below the vault, in a duffle bag


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