|For a cross-game overview of this perk, see Toughness.|
“With the Toughness perk, you gain +3 to overall Damage Threshold. This perk may be taken twice, with the second rank granting an additional +3.”— In-game description
With each rank of this perk, you gain a permanent +3 to your Damage Threshold.
- This perk is ideal for players using light armor. It is also noted that the perks Travel Light, and Light Touch go well with this perk for those who are using light armor.
- This perk can neutralize the Kamikaze trait.
- Despite not being the Fallout: New Vegas version of the perk, Stella gains a 10% damage resistance exactly like the Fallout 3 version.
- In each respective game, the chest emblem has a number signifying a vault. Fallout and Fallout 2 each have a 13 on them, representing Vault 13. In Fallout 3, the chest emblem has a 101, representing Vault 101. In Fallout New Vegas it is a 21, representing Vault 21. And in Fallout 4, the Vault Boy's chest emblem has a 111 on it, signifying Vault 111.