Thin red paste is a consumable item in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on .
Old World Blues
Thin red paste is a healing item which restores the
Courier's Hit Points when consumed, and also temporarily increases maximum HP by 5 points.
With the perk Them's Good Eatin', there is a 50% chance that one or more will be in the inventory of any creature killed by the player character.
Three can be found in X-13 research facility in the room where the player character finds the prototype boots, on a table at the room's south end.
Thin red paste is component of the more potent thick red paste.
It is considered a "banned" item by Caesar's Legion, and will be confiscated when the player character travels to the Fort.
In Hardcore mode, it has no effect on the player character's Food or H 2O meters.
Restoring health with this item does not count towards the Desert Survivalist challenge.
HP restoration is increased by Implant Y-7.
Thin red paste does not restore AP when using this implant.
The amount healed is not affected by the player character's Survival or Medicine skills, as it is not marked as a food or medicine item.
The duration of both effects is affected by the Logan's Loophole trait and the Chemist and Day Tripper perks.
Behind the scenes Edit
blood sausage, "thin red paste" is a term used in one of the graphic combat results featured in the combat prose of the Fallout series' spiritual predecessor, . As in, "you reduced your enemy to a thin red paste."
PC The in-game Pip-Boy description erroneously shows "+7 HP(30s)" instead of +5 Max HP for 240 seconds and +2 HP for 30 seconds. [verified]