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The Ranger Sequoia is a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

Ranger Sequoia expanded

This large, double-action revolver is a rare, scopeless variant of the hunting revolver. It is used exclusively by the New California Republic Rangers and is carried only by an NCR Veteran Ranger after 20 years of service. This revolver features a dark finish with intricate engravings etched all around the weapon. Engraved along the barrel are the words "For Honorable Service," and "Against All Tyrants." The handgrip bears the symbol of the NCR Rangers, a bear, and a brass plate attached to the bottom that reads "20 Years."

Despite being a one-handed revolver, this is not a holdout weapon, meaning that, even at a Sneak skill of 100, it will not pass a search when entering a weapon-free location, such as a casino, where one is asked to turn over their weapons.

Durability[edit | edit source]

The Ranger Sequoia can fire a total of about 745 standard rounds, the equivalent of 149 reloads, from full condition before breaking.

Ammunition typeDurability
ShotsReloads
Standard & HP745149
SWC24549

Variants[edit | edit source]

  • Hunting revolver - A less powerful, yet more valuable scoped variant of the Ranger Sequoia.
  • Gun Runners' Arsenal Hunting revolver (GRA) - The same as the regular hunting revolver, except for its potential to be modded.

Comparison[edit | edit source]

Legend
Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)Attacks in V.A.T.S.- Attacks in V.A.T.S.
Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)Action point cost- Action point cost
Damage per attack (damage per projectile)- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Damage per action point- Damage per action point
Damage per second- Damage per secondWeapon spread- Weapon spread
Area of effect damage- Area of effect damageMagazine capacity (shots per reload)- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)
Effect damage & duration- Effect damage & durationDurability (number of attacks before breaking)- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)
Bonus effects- Bonus effectsWeight- Weight
Attacks per second- Attacks per secondValue in caps- Value in caps
Critical chance % multiplier- Critical chance % multiplierValue to weight ratio- Value to weight ratio
Critical damage- Critical damageSkill required- Skill required
Critical effect damage & duration- Critical effect damage & durationStrength required- Strength required
With all mods attached- With all mods attached
Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)Damage per attack (damage per projectile)Damage per secondAttacks per secondCritical Chance % multiplierCritical damageAction Point costDamage per action pointWeapon spreadMagazine capacity (shots per reload)Durability (number of attacks before breaking)WeightValue in capsValue to weight ratioSkill requiredStrength required
Hunting revolver 58
871.5x158311.90.35554543500875756
Hunting revolver Gun Runners' Arsenal58
871.5x158311.90.35554543500875756
Hunting revolver With all weapon mods attached Gun Runners' Arsenal58
871.5x158311.90.26545460001500756
Ranger Sequoia 62
104.61.69x1.562302.10.1574541200300756

Locations[edit | edit source]

  • Camp Golf - owned by Chief Hanlon. It can be picked up off of his remains if he passes away, but is marked as stealing.
  • It can also be obtained from NCR Veteran Rangers once the player character has reached level 16.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Despite being a very powerful and exceedingly rare weapon, it is actually worth very little in the way of caps.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

The Ranger Sequoia is based on the Magnum Research BFR with elements taken from the Bison Bull as well.[1]

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Sometimes the hammer will get stuck and appear pulled back, like the hammer on the .357 Magnum revolver and Lucky. It will return to normal after reloaded or shot. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc.png Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png The cylinder may sometimes glitch when reloading and not open or release bullets, but it is merely an aesthetic glitch. Unequipping and reequipping the weapon can fix the glitch. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc.png Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png If loading a saved game from the main menu in which you have the Ranger Sequoia equipped and drawn, the reload animation takes twice as long as normal. This can be solved by simply switching to another gun and then back again. [verified]
  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Equipping this gun after wielding the Gatling laser in 3rd person mode shows the electron charge pack on the sequoia. [verified]
  • Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Even after stealing the ranger sequoia, dropping it and picking it back up will result in Karma loss. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc.png Occasionally, drawing the weapon from your hip or equipping it will cause it to show up without the rounded back portion of the cylinder or the hammer, instead there will be a silver knob on the back of the gun. Only switching ammunition types will fix this, and then only until the next time you unequip and reequip or reholster and redraw the weapon. [verified]
  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png In some games, a glitch will happen when Hanlon's dead body and Ranger Sequoia will disappear, leaving you unable to retrieve the sequoia in this fashion. They can still be received from NCR Veteran Rangers though. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc.png Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Occasionally, the weapon's model file may turn it invisible when dropped, making it difficult to find. It can, however, still be looted and used.[verified]

Sounds[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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