crit % mult
Bonus critical chance
Nuka Breaker is a unique weapon added with the Fallout: New Vegas add-on .
Gun Runners' Arsenal
It is a
Nuka-Cola sign, now re-purposed as a devastating melee weapon. It consists of a partially functioning Nuka-Cola neon sign which is mounted on a pole with an electric cord wrapped around the top, and tape at the bottom. The weapon uses a self-contained power supply. It does bonus electrical damage when a Critical Hit occurs.
It has a
special attack that does regular damage in Nuka-Break V.A.T.S., but at the cost of 7 more action points (requires a Melee skill of 50).
Legend - Type of attack - Skill required - Damage per attack in V.A.T.S. - Action point cost - Damage per action point - Additional effects
Normal 0 100 35 2.86 Nuka-Break 50 100 42 2.38
Note: Melee weapons do double normal damage in V.A.T.S.
It is possible to
execute Nuka-Break outside of V.A.T.S. (without the required Melee skill of 50 to perform the move) by initiating a power attack (hold attack button) while moving forward.
The Nuka Breaker can successfully strike about 995 times from full
condition before breaking.
Legend - Weapon name (melee or unarmed) - Attacks in V.A.T.S. - Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive) - Action point cost - Damage per attack (damage per projectile) - Damage per action point - Damage per second - Weapon spread - Area of effect damage - Magazine capacity (shots per reload) - Effect damage & duration - Durability (number of attacks before breaking) - Bonus effects - Weight - Attacks per second - Value in caps - Critical chance % multiplier - Value to weight ratio - Critical damage - Skill required - Critical effect damage & duration - Strength required - With all mods attached
Rebar club 42 50.4 1.2 x0.5 24 40 2.1 1245 9 500 55.6 50 9 Nuka Breaker 50 75.8 1.52 x2 50 35 2.9 995 8 7800 975 50 9
: Note Melee damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.
The critical electrical damage may come from the electrical wiring around the pole leading to the semi-functioning neon sign which keeps it self-sufficient.
The Nuka Breaker was created as a nod to the 2011 fan-made short film and webseries
. The Fallout: Nuka Break Fallout: Nuka Break team put the Nuka Breaker in episode 3 after seeing it in a pre-release screenshot of Gun Runners' Arsenal before they knew that Obsidian was referencing their series. 
 The Nuka Breaker was also featured briefly in the 5th and 6th episode of the second season of Nuka Break. The overall design of the Nuka Breaker sign is similar to traditional neon Coca-Cola signs. The use of a stylized cursive for the word 'Nuka' and the bottle tilted next to it. The slogan itself "Take a Nuka Break!" is similar to an old Coca-Cola slogan "Pause...Drink Coca-Cola".
A pre-release shot of the Nuka Breaker.
The Nuka Breaker as seen in Season 1, Episode 3 of
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J.E.Sawyer on Formspring
↑ Zack Finfrock, lead actor of the fan-made short film and webseries
Fallout: Nuka Break: "In a recent trip to Obsidian, we were luck enough to find out the sign was a nod to us. But we put it in the episode as a nod to them, before we knew that. It's all a big circle of nodding."
Confirmed by J.E. Sawyer on Formspring
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