The Paladin Toaster is a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas. It is a unique version of the zap glove.


The Paladin Toaster has a black and gray casing as opposed to the zap glove's blue and yellow as well as green lights along the wrist instead of blue. There are three coils along each side similar to the heating coils of an actual toaster. It inflicts more damage than the zap glove and does bonus damage against robots and enemies wearing power armor.

V.A.T.S. Special AttacksEdit

Icon attackIcon abilityIcon damageIcon actionIcon dapIcon effect
Stomp50164208.2Only on knocked down enemies
Cross7590.2204.512.5x damage to limbs
Note: Unarmed weapons do double normal damage in V.A.T.S.


The Paladin Toaster can successfully strike about 395 times from full condition before breaking.



Icon melee- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)Icon sequence- Attacks in V.A.T.S.
Icon gun- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)Icon action- Action point cost
Icon damage- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Icon dap- Damage per action point
Icon dps- Damage per secondIcon spread- Weapon spread
Icon explosion- Area of effect damageAssault carbine extended magazines- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)
Icon effect- Effect damage & durationIcon repair- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)
Icon bonus effect- Bonus effectsIcon weight- Weight
Icon attack- Attacks per secondIcon merchant- Value in caps
Icon chance- Critical chance % multiplierIcon ratio- Value to weight ratio
Icon critical damage- Critical damageIcon ability- Skill required
Icon crit effect- Critical effect damage & durationIcon fist- Strength required
Icon plus- With all mods attached
Icon meleeIcon damageIcon dpsIcon bonus effectIcon attackIcon chanceIcon critical damageIcon crit effectIcon actionIcon dapIcon repairIcon weightIcon merchantIcon ratioIcon abilityIcon fist
Ballistic fist 80
Two-Step Goodbye Gametitle-FNV GRA70
76.41.09x410175Icon explosion2853956200003333.31009
Displacer glove 50
Pushy 60
Zap glove 35
57.3+50Icon EMPRobots
+20Icon EMPPower armor
Paladin Toaster 41
67.1+50Icon EMPRobots
+20Icon EMPPower armor
Note: Unarmed damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.


The Paladin Toaster is located in Black Rock cave. It is lying on the body of a dead prospector and is guarded by nightkin.


  • Despite a small energy cell visible at the top of the glove, it does not require any ammunition.
  • The name "Paladin Toaster" stems from its ability to do bonus damage to power armor, which Brotherhood paladins often wear.
  • Does not do bonus damage to NCR salvaged power armor, as it is not classified as power armor.

Behind the scenesEdit

Sometime before release, zap gloves, as well as many other unarmed weapons, were supposed to use energy cells as ammunition, but it wasn't supported by the game engine and there was not enough time for implementation.[1]


  • PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 The Paladin Toaster uses the icon used for the Fallout 3 version of the power fist, despite the game files containing a specific icon for this weapon. [verified]
  • Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 While wearing the T-51b power armor or Remnants power armor, the weapon can clip inside your arm if viewed in 3rd person. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc If it is equipped by Veronica Santangelo and she disappears due to the known bug after her quest is completed, next time she joins back, this weapon may be gone from her inventory. [verified]



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