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Fallout 2YK42B pulse rifle
Fallout TacticsYK42B pulse rifle
Pulse rifle prototype
Van BurenPulse rifle

The pulse rifle is an energy weapon in Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics.


YK42B pulse rifleEdit

Fo2 YK42B Pulse Rifle
Gameplay articles: Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics

The YK42B is an electrical pulse weapon that was developed by the Yuma Flats Energy Consortium. It is considered a far superior weapon to the YK32 pulse pistol, having a greater charge capacity and range.

Pulse rifle prototypeEdit

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Tactics pulse rifle prototype
Gameplay article: Fallout Tactics

This is the prototype for a modified electromagnetic pulse weapon. It was developed by the Reavers, who offered it to the Brotherhood of Steel in exchange for rescuing the main Reaver camp in Newton from the Calculator's robotic forces.

Unnamed pulse rifleEdit

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Gameplay article: Van Buren
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