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For an overview of brass knuckles in the Fallout series of games, see brass knuckles.

 
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The spiked knuckles are a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

These have the same design as the brass knuckles, but are made from a darker metal and have spikes attached to each knuckle, enabling the knuckles to puncture and slash open the skin of an opponent.

V.A.T.S. Special Attacks[edit | edit source]

Type of attackSkill requiredDamage per attack in V.A.T.S.Action point costDamage per action pointAdditional effects
Normal050192.63
Stomp50100205Only on knocked down enemies
Uppercut5057.5202.88
Cross7555202.752.5x damage to limbs
Note: Unarmed weapons do double normal damage in V.A.T.S.

Durability[edit | edit source]

The spiked knuckles can successfully strike about 1495 times from full condition before breaking.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Comparison[edit | edit source]

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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 pointDurability (number of attacks before breaking)WeightValue in capsValue to weight ratioSkill requiredStrength required
Brass knuckles 18
36.92.05x1181829951120120252
Love and Hate 30
75.82.53x130193.214951750750503
Spiked knuckles 25
59.22.37x125192.614951500500503
Note: Unarmed damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Bugs[edit | edit source]

PCIcon pc.png Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Spiked knuckles do not use a higher resolution texture when used by the player, despite one being available in the game's resources. [verified]

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