Good for a low-mid level melee player. The beauty of the ripper is that the attack button can be held down and it will dismember anything in front of the player. This makes it very good for large hordes or large, slow creatures
- One is carried by Legionary Assassin.
- One is available after passing a speech check at Mick & Ralph's with Mick.
The ripper appears in Fallout: New Vegas.
- Rippers do more damage in one action in VATS than in normal combat.