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For the sonic emitter that appear in Fallout: New Vegas, see Sonic emitter (weapon).
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...8's sonic-soundwave-emitter-projecto-gun, able to broadcast sound at lethal frequencies. It also gives a great biogel massage.Doctor Dala

The sonic emitter - Gabriel's bark is a weapon in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Old World Blues.


The sonic emitter - Gabriel's bark is an Energy Weapons pistol with bonus damage against robots and power armor wearers, as well as a unique "critical strike knockback" effect, knocking enemies down on critical strikes. This sonic emitter is named after the cyberdog Gabriel, and the holodisk containing the upgrade is found in one of Gabriel's digging spots. This sonic emitter modulation has a burgundy oscilloscope.

As a one-handed Energy Weapon, the sonic emitter - Gabriel's bark is affected by The Professional perk, and counts as an improved holdout weapon.

The knockback effect, which is affected by Stonewall, will push targets away for a total of 15 game units.


The sonic emitter - Gabriel's bark can fire a total of about 495 times using standard cells, from full condition before breaking.

Ammunition typeDurability
Over charge32928
Max charge19517



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 gunIcon damageIcon dpsIcon bonus effectIcon attackIcon chanceIcon critical damageIcon crit effectIcon actionIcon dapIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon repairIcon weightIcon merchantIcon ratioIcon abilityIcon fist
Sonic emitter - Gabriel's bark Gametitle-FNV OWB55
56.9+20 Icon EMP1.03x125Knockback301.80.124(12)495235001750502
Sonic emitter - opera singer Gametitle-FNV OWB55
56.9+20 Icon EMP1.03x125Dismember301.80.124495235001750502
Sonic emitter - revelation Gametitle-FNV OWB31
32.1+20 Icon EMP1.03x118Paralyze/10s3010.124495235001750502
Sonic emitter - robo-scorpion Gametitle-FNV OWB65
67.2+20 Icon EMP1.03x130+100Icon explosion302.20.124(8)495235001750752
Sonic emitter - tarantula Gametitle-FNV OWB60
62.1+20 Icon EMP1.03x130+2Icon fire/5s3020.124(8)495235001750752



  • As with all sonic emitter modulations, it is necessary to install the Blind Diode Jefferson's personality chip before this remodulation can be applied to the sonic emitter.
  • All cyberdogs are affected by the additional EMP damage done by this weapon.


  • PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 The knockback effect modifies the script used by bighorners in order to make it work with the sonic emitter. This modification completely nullifies the effect when it is used by bighorners. [verified]
  • Playstation 3Icon ps3 Sometimes, after entering the testing area and killing Gabe, leaving while the think tanks are still talking, then returning to the testing area and acquiring the Gabriel's Bark holotape, even though the holotape was picked it up, it is missing from inventory. [verified]
  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360 In some playthroughs, Audio Sample - Gabriel's Bark will not spawn in any of the digging spots and there is no way to get the holotape to re-spawn through a previous reload or otherwise. [verified]



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