It is possible to execute Mauler outside of V.A.T.S. (without the required Melee skill of 50 to perform the move) by initiating a power attack (hold attack button) while moving forward.
The knife spear can successfully strike about 1995 times from full condition before breaking.
This weapon can be crafted by the player.
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- They can commonly be found on ghost people, particularly harvesters and seekers.
- One can be found in the area outside the Villa Police Station, impaling a skeleton by a fountain near the wide staircase leading to the station.
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- Enemy blood on the spear will be floating off of the surface.
- The player's palm will be stretched out. This happens with the baseball bat but because the bat is bigger than the knife spear, it can not normally be seen.
- xbox360 The knife spear can, due to an unknown bug, disappear in the third person point of view, but reappear in the first person point of view. Although the knife spear disappears in the third person point of view, it can still be usable in combat as if the knife spear is still there active. (Reloading a previous save doesn't fix this issue, nor does dropping the knife spear (even though in third person point of view, it appears on the ground, it will disappear again when equipping it). 表达式错误：未预料的<操作符Template:Navbox Dead Money