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For the perk magazine issue "Whistling in the Dark", see U.S. Covert Operations Manual.
 
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Whistle in the Dark is a unique weapon in the Fallout 76 add-on Nuclear Winter.

The weapon was made available as a reward for completing the weekly challenge of "Covert Action" in Survival mode from June 25 to July 1, 2019. The weapon was then made available again from August 20 to August 27, 2019.

CharacteristicsEdit

The assault rifle is a water cooled, gas operated rifle; featuring a side-mounted magazine firing 5.56mm rounds, anti-aircraft gun style sights, a telescoping wooden stock and charging handle as standard.

This unique legendary weapon does increasing amounts of damage as the night grows longer, but less damage during the day, has +33% VATS hit chance, and +1 Perception.

Weapon modificationsEdit

Receiver
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
Steadfast receiver0052501f
Barrel
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
Standard long barrelSuperior range.+84+1-0.8+9Adhesive x1
Screw x7
Steel x11
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Stock
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
Aligned stockImproved recoil and hip-fire accuracy.Marksman's+2+0.8+34Gunsmith 4Adhesive x3
Aluminum x5
Rubber x7
Screw x7
Spring x3
003128c7
Magazine
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
Piercing magazineImproved reload speed, armor penetration.Quick armor piercing+1.6+33Gunsmith 4Adhesive x3
Aluminum x2
Black titanium x2
Copper x4
Oil x2
Screw x3
Spring x5
0003128d
Sights
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
Short night vision scope00312922
Muzzle
ModDescriptionWeapon prefixIcon damageIcon attackIcon rangeIcon spreadAssault carbine extended magazinesIcon weightIcon merchantPerk(s) requiredComponentsBase ID
SuppressorSuppresses sound from firing. Improved per-shot recoil. Improved recoil control. Reduced range.Suppressed-30+1+2+68Adhesive x3
Aluminum x5
Plastic x5
Screw x3
003128ee

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Whistle in the Dark was a reward for completing the "Covert Action" weekly challenge in Survival mode. The requirements were as follows:

  • Kill a creature while using a Stealth Boy
  • Destroy a turret while sneaking
  • Hack a terminal at night
  • Pick a lock at night
  • Take a camera picture of a humanlike creature at night
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