The spiked knuckles are a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.
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
|- Type of attack||- Skill required|
|- Damage per attack in V.A.T.S.||- Action point cost|
|- Damage per action point||- Additional effects|
|Stomp||50||100||20||5||Only on knocked down enemies|
|Cross||75||55||20||2.75||2.5x damage to limbs|
- Note: Unarmed weapons do double normal damage in V.A.T.S.
The spiked knuckles can successfully strike about 1495 times from full condition before breaking.
|- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)||- Attacks in V.A.T.S.|
|- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)||- Action point cost|
|- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)||- Damage per action point|
|- Damage per second||- Weapon spread|
|- Area of effect damage||- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)|
|- Effect damage & duration||- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)|
|- Bonus effects||- Weight|
|- Attacks per second||- Value in caps|
|- Critical chance % multiplier||- Value to weight ratio|
|- Critical damage||- Skill required|
|- Critical effect damage & duration||- Strength required|
|- With all mods attached|
|Brass knuckles ||18||36.9||2.05||x1||18||18||2||995||1||120||120||25||2|
|Love and Hate ||30||75.8||2.53||x1||30||19||3.2||1495||1||750||750||50||3|
|Spiked knuckles ||25||59.2||2.37||x1||25||19||2.6||1495||1||500||500||50||3|
- Note: Unarmed damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.
Spiked knuckles do not use a higher resolution texture when used by the player, despite one being available in the game's resources.