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Template for creating a special VATS attack table for Fallout: New Vegas melee and unarmed weapons.

Usage

{{VATS attack table
<!-- insert parameters -->
}}

Parameters

Required
ap
Required for
  • all
Disabled for
  • none

"Action Points" in GECK ("Edit" window -> "Game Data" tab -> "Action Points").

Sometimes required or at least one required
attack
Required for
  • "melee"
Disabled for
  • "unarmed"

Special VATS attack in GECK ("Edit" window -> "Game Data" tab -> VATS attack "Name").

Sometimes required or at least one required
attack ap
Required for
  • "melee"
Disabled for
  • "unarmed"

Action point cost of the special VATS attack ("Edit" window -> "Game Data" tab -> VATS attack "AP").

Required
damage
Required for
  • all
Disabled for
  • none

"Damage" in GECK ("Edit" window -> "Game Data" tab -> "Damage").

Sometimes required or at least one required
damage mult
Required for
  • "melee"
Disabled for
  • "unarmed"

Damage multiplier of the special VATS attack ("Edit" window -> "Game Data" tab -> VATS attack "Dam mult").

Optional
effect
Required for
  • none
Disabled for
  • "unarmed"

Added extra effect of the special VATS attack ("Edit" window -> "Game Data" tab -> VATS attack "Effect").

Required
type
Required for
  • all
Disabled for
  • none

Type of weapon. Available options:

  • unarmed: An unarmed weapon.
  • melee: A melee weapon.

Example

{{VATS attack table
|type        =melee
|damage      =10
|ap          =28
|attack      =Mauler
|damage mult =.5
|attack ap   =38
|effect      =Knockdown chance
}}

results in:

Type of attackSkill requiredDamage per attack in V.A.T.S.Action point costDamage per action pointAdditional effects
Normal020280.71none
Mauler5010380.26Knockdown chance
Note: Melee weapons do double normal damage in V.A.T.S.

Copy/paste

Melee weapon

{{VATS attack table
|type        =melee
|damage      =
|ap          =
|attack      =
|damage mult =
|attack ap   =
|effect      =
}}

Unarmed weapon

{{VATS attack table
|type        =unarmed
|damage      =
|ap          =
}}
Documentation transcluded from Template:VATS attack table/doc.
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