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The Shem Drowne sword is a unique revolutionary sword found in Fallout 4.

Characteristics

Targets take radiation damage, although less than a simple legendary sword with an Irradiated effect. However, the effect applies radiation damage from two sources - pure radiation damage of 5, as well as a three second radiation damage over time effect, behaving akin to a poison.

Weapon modifications

Slot Mod Description Weapon prefix Damage per shot change Weight change Weapon value change in caps Perk needed Components Base ID
Upgrade No upgrade Steel x2 ????????
Electrified Adds Electrical damage. Electrified +15 Energy +50 Blacksmith 2
Science! 1
Adhesive x2
Aluminum x2
Circuitry x2
Rubber x1
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Stun pack Adds Electrical damage, and chance to stun. Stunning +25 Energy +100 Blacksmith x3
Science! 1
Adhesive x2
Aluminum x2
Circuitry x3
Gold x2
Rubber x2
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Variants

Location

Notes

  • Unlike its common counterpart, the Shem Drowne sword does not have access to the serrated blade modification at weapon workbenches.
  • The Pip-Boy interface sums up both the direct and the overtime damage, leaving no hint that part of the damage is dealt over time.
  • Radiation damage bonus from perks is only applied to direct radiation damage.
  • The Shem Drowne sword has a unique legendary effect texture and is the only other weapon aside from the 2076 World Series baseball bat and the Rockville Slugger to have such.

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