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For an overview of Sugar Bombs in the Fallout series of games, see Sugar Bombs.

Sugar Bombs are a consumable item and crafting component in Fallout: New Vegas.


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Sugar Bombs is a pre-War breakfast cereal that can be found all around the Wasteland, packaged in white and blue boxes with a red ovoid logo at the top, fully labeled as "Sugar Bombs breakfast cereal." Numerous promotional posters can be found posted on walls around the wasteland, touting the Sugar Bombs' "explosive great taste!" and some supposedly contain a "free Captain Cosmos decoder ring," though one has yet to be found. The cereal pieces themselves are modeled after atomic bombs, resembling the Fat Man, or perhaps more relevantly, a mini nuke.


Within Fallout: New Vegas, Sugar Bombs are now individually distinct from most other "basic" food items. The most obvious difference from Fallout 3 is that they now provide a limited boost to maximum Action Points, similar to chems such as jet or rocket. Comparatively, this boost is small, but stacks with other similar effects while not carrying any risk of addiction.

Survival Skill effectEdit

SkillEffectHardcore effect
10+1 Hit Point for 7s, +6 Action points for 30s-36 Starvation 
20+1 Hit Point for 7s, +7 Action points for 30s-42 Starvation 
30+1 Hit Point for 7s, +8 Action points for 30s-48 Starvation 
40+1 Hit Point for 7s, +9 Action points for 30s-54 Starvation 
50+2 Hit Point for 7s, +10 Action points for 30s-60 Starvation 
60+2 Hit Point for 7s, +11 Action points for 30s-66 Starvation 
70+2 Hit Point for 7s, +12 Action points for 30s-72 Starvation 
80+2 Hit Point for 7s, +13 Action points for 30s-78 Starvation 
90+2 Hit Point for 7s, +14 Action points for 30s-84 Starvation 
100+3 Hit Point for 7s, +15 Action points for 30s-90 Starvation 
Note: Radiation is not affected by Survival skill level.

Other usesEdit

Sugar Bombs are used as ingredients in several crafting recipes:



Apart from appearing randomly in refrigerators and similar containers, there are numerous fixed locations where Sugar Bombs are certain to appear:

Map Location Description
Freeside 2 boxes can be stolen off the shelf at Mick and Ralph's store.
General store Gametitle-FNV HH 6 can be found at the end of the shelf on the right-hand side when first walking in.
188 Trading Post 4 boxes found next to the Forecaster directly underneath the bridge.
Goodsprings 1 box on a shelf in Doc Mitchell's house.
Novac 1 box on a bench in player's motel room.
Goodsprings gas station 1 box on a shelf.
East pump station 2 "owned" boxes on the shelf to the left when first walking inside, and must be stolen.
Nipton 1 box near Boxcars in the Nipton General Store.
Tribal village 2 boxes on shelves in the southern-most tent.
Brooks tumbleweed ranch 2 boxes inside the ranch's kitchen area on the shelves to the right.
Westside 4 boxes can be stolen off the shelf at Westside Co-op.
Westside 2 boxes can be stolen off the shelf at Klamath Bob's liquor store.
Z-9 Crotalus DNA preservation lab Gametitle-FNV OWB 3 boxes to the right of entrance in a box in a cabinet.
Camp McCarran 4 boxes can be found on shelves on the second floor of the terminal building.
Gibson Scrap Yard 1 box can sometimes be pickpocketed from Old Lady Gibson.


Related questsEdit

Come Fly With Me - If chosen to reveal to Chris Haversam that he is not a ghoul in the quest Come Fly With Me, he will request 3 boxes of Sugar Bombs along with the thrust control module and Isotope-239 igniting agent, in order to sabotage the Bright Brotherhood's journey to the Far Beyond.

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