This guide contains the locations of all unique weapons in Fallout New Vegas. This guide does not include the locations of unique weapons added by DLC. This guide may include some minor quest spoilers.
Guns – Pistols
3.57 Magnum Revolver
DAM: 30 | DPS: 82.5 | ROF: 2.75 | CRIT: x2.5 | ACC: 0.3 | DUR: 1120
Base ID: 000e2c86
Found inside the Bison Steve Hotel in Primm. It’s in the locked safe in the gift shop. Lockpick 75 will be required to open the safe.
DAM: 20 | DPS: 75 | ROF: 3.75 | CRIT: x2 | ACC: 0.2 | DUR: 995
Base ID: 000e7655
Carried by Benny. Benny can be found inside The Tops in the New Vegas Strip during the quest “Ring-a-Ding-Ding!” or in The Fort during “Render Unto Caesar”. You will need to loot the gun.
- Mysterious Magnum
.44 Magnum Revolver
DAM: 42 | DPS: 102.4 | ROF: 2.44 | CRIT: x1 | ACC: 0.5 | DUR: 745
Base ID: 00127c6c
Carried by The Lonesome Drifter. The Lonesome Drifter can be found sitting under a billboard just north of El Dorado Gas & Service if the quest “Talent Pool” is not completed, or in The Aces theater at The Tops on the New Vegas Strip after the quest “Talent Pool” has been completed. You can be given the gun by passing a Barter 50 check during the quest “Talent Pool”. You can also loot the weapon.
- That Gun
DAM: 30 | DPS: 90 | ROF: 3.0 | CRIT: x2.5 | ACC: 0.5 | DUR: 1120
Base ID: 00133058
Found in the Dino Bite Gift Shop in Novac. It’s on a shelf in the locked storage room. The key for the storage room can be pickpocketed or purchased from Cliff Briscoe during the quest “Come Fly With Me”. You can also buy the gun directly from Cliff Briscoe.
Guns – SMGs
- Vance’s 9mm SMG
DAM: 17 | DPS: 221 | ROF: 13 | CRIT: x0.05 | ACC: 1.5 | DUR: 3745
Base ID: 000e32f4
Found in Wins Hideout near Westside. It is inside a locked safe. Lockpick 100 can be used to open the safe. You can also obtain the safe combination from Sammy Wins using Speech 55.
Guns – Shotguns
- Big Boomer
DAM: 8.6×14 | DPS: 34.2 | ROF: 2.58 | CRIT: x1 | ACC: 3.5 | DUR: 395
Base ID: 001673cd
Carried by Old Lady Gibson. Old Lady Gibson can be found in living in the hut in the Gibson Scrap Yard. You will need to loot the weapon.
- Dinner Bell
DAM: 10.7×7 | DPS: 125 | ROF: 1.67 | CRIT: x1 | ACC: 1.2 | DUR: 745
Base ID: 000f0b12
Reward for the quest “Bleed Me Dry”. The quest is initiate by Red Lucy in The Thorn.
Guns – Rifles
- Abilene Kid LE BB Gun
DAM: 4 | DPS: 6.2 | ROF: 1.54 | CRIT: x1.5 | ACC: 0.5 | DUR: 495
Base ID: 0015ff5d
Found inside Fields’ Shack. If you took the Wild Wasteland trait, instead of being located inside Fields’ Shack it will be located inside a well outside of Field’s Shack. This well will only appear after asking Rex if Jimmy fell down a well during a random event.
DAM: 26 | DPS: 156 | ROF: 6 | CRIT: x1 | ACC: 0.035 | DUR: 1995
Base ID: 00106feb
Found inside the Vault 34 Armory in Vault 34.
- Gobi Campaign Scout Rifle
DAM: 48 | DPS: 102.9 | ROF: 2.14 | CRIT: x2 | ACC: 0.018 | DUR: 795
Base ID: 001429e1
Found in a locked chest at Sniper’s Nest. Lockpick 100 will be required to open the chest.
- La Longue Carabine
DAM: 35 | DPS: 75.4 | ROF: 2.15 | CRIT: x1.5 | ACC: 0.05 | DUR: 745
Base ID: 000f56f5
Carried by Corporal Sterling. Corporal Sterling can be found in Camp McCarran if the quest “Three-Card Bounty” is not completed, or in Camp Forlorn Hope after the quest “Three-Card Bounty” has been completed. You will need to loot the weapon.
DAM: 23 | DPS: 30 | ROF: 1.3 | CRIT: x5 | ACC: 0.0225 | DUR: 995
Base ID: 000e5b17
Found inside the Broc Flower Cave. The weapon is located in the small lab overlooking the cave chambers. The cave is populated by giant rats.
- This Machine
DAM: 55 | DPS: 117.9 | ROF: 2.14 | CRIT: x1 | ACC: 0.5 | DUR: 2995
Base ID: 000f062b
Reward for the unmarked quest “Dealing with Contreras”. The quest can be initiated by either Contreras or Lt. Carrie Boyd in Camp McCarran. You will have to side with either Contreras or Lt. Carrie Boyd during the quest to receive the weapon. Siding with Keller will not give you the weapon.
Guns – Heavy Weapons
- CZ57 Avenger
DAM: 13 | DPS: 390 | ROF: 30 | CRIT: x0.5 | ACC: 0.55 | DUR: 7995
Base ID: 001629b6
Found at The Devil’s Throat. It’s inside the blue truck at the bottom of The Devil’s Throat. The weapon is guarded by centaurs.
Energy Weapons – Pistols
- Alien Blaster
DAM: 75 | DPS: 131.3 | ROF: 1.8 | CRIT: x100 | ACC: 0 | DUR: 2495
Base ID: 00004322
Carried by an alien captain. The alien captain can be found north of Horowitz Farmstead. You will need to loot the weapon. Can only be found with the Wild Wasteland trait.
- Euclid’s C-Finder
DAM: 0 + 150 AoE | DPS: 20.6 | ROF: 0.2 | CRIT: x50 | ACC: 0.5 | DUR: 3995
Base ID: 0014eb3c
Purchased from Max. Max can be found playing in Freeside. In order to activate the weapon, you will need to configure the power grid to divert power to the ARCHIMEDES II during the quest “That Lucky Old Sun”. The quest is initiated by Fantastic inside HELIOS One.
- Pew Pew
DAM: 75 | DPS: 150 | ROF: 2.0 | CRIT: x2.5 | ACC: 0.1 | DUR: 395
Base ID: 00103b1d
Looted from the corpse of Allen Marks. The corpse of Allen Marks can be found inside the reward room of the Sunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters after presenting 50 Sunset Sarsaparilla Star Bottle Caps to Festus for the quest The Legend of the Star.
- Pulse Gun
DAM: 5 + 250/100 EMP | DPS: 5.17 | ROF: 1 | CRIT: x1 | ACC: 0.1 | DUR: 495
Base ID: 00090a6b
Found in a locked chest inside the Vault 34 Armory in Vault 34. Lockpick 100 can be used to open the chest, or Col. Blackwell’s Key can be used if it was taken from Pearl’s Barracks at Nellis Air Force Base.
Energy Weapons – Rifles
- AER14 Prototype
DAM: 35 | DPS: 105 | ROF: 3 | CRIT: x2 | ACC: 0.0225 | DUR: 495
Base ID: 001479b3
Found near the Common Area on the fifth floor of Vault 22. You will need to lockpick a door to access the weapon. The Lockpick skill required to lockpick the door varies with player level.
- Q-35 Matter Modulator
DAM: 40 | DPS: 96 | ROF: 2.4 | CRIT: x2 | ACC: 0.2 | DUR: 1245
Base ID: 000e6064
Found in storeroom in REPCONN Headquarters. Either Lockpick 100 or Science 100 will be needed to unlock the storeroom door. The storeroom door can also be unlocked using a keycard found in a suitcase on the third floor of REPCONN Headquarters.
DAM: 140 | DPS: 52.5 | ROF: 3 | CRIT: x2 | ACC: 0.0275 | DUR: 495
Base ID: 0015b38d
Carried by a mercenary. The mercenary can be found north of Horowitz Farmstead. You will need to loot the weapon. Cannot be found with the Wild Wasteland trait.
Energy Weapons – Heavy Weapons
- Tesla-Beaton Prototype
DAM: 90 + 25/2s Shock | DPS: 145.8 | ROF: 1.34 | CRIT: x2 | ACC: 0.08 | DUR: 195
Base ID: 0015a47f
Found at the Crashed Vertibird. The weapon is guarded by hardened sentry bots and hardened mister gutsies.
Explosives – Launchers
DAM: 10 + 200 AoE | DPS: 77.3 | ROF: 1.89 | CRIT: x0 | ACC: 0.02 | DUR: 495
Base ID: 00162019
Carried by a nightkin sniper. The nightkin sniper can be found keeping watch at the radio tower in Black Mountain. You will need to loot the weapon.
DAM: 5 + 100 AoE | DPS: 325.5 | ROF: 3.1 | CRIT: x0 | ACC: 1 | DUR: 2495
Base ID: 0015fff4
Found inside Dead Wind Cavern. The weapon is guarded by deathclaws.
DAM: 2 + 100 AoE | DPS: 43.2 | ROF: 2.79 | CRIT: x0 | ACC: 0.8 | DUR: 620
Base ID: 001429e2
Inside the generator building at Nellis Array. It’s lying next to a skeleton at the bottom level. The weapon is guarded by exploding giant ants.
Explosives – Grenades
- Holy Frag Grenade
DAM: 1 + 800 AoE | DPS: 522.4 | ROF: 0.65 | CRIT: x0 | ACC: 0.0 | DUR: 20
Base ID: 0014ea5a
Found in the Searchlight Church Basement of Camp Searchlight. The weapon is guarded by golden geckos. Can only be found with the Wild Wasteland trait.
Melee – One-Handed
- Chance’s Knife
DAM: 22 | DPS: 91.4 | ROF: 4.15 | CRIT: x2 | DUR: 445
Base ID: 00162c92
Found in Chance’s grave near the Tribal Village. A shovel will be needed to rob the grave and loot the weapon. Cazadores frequent the area around the grave.
DAM: 14 (x1.5 Limb) | DPS: 54.9 | ROF: 3.92 | CRIT: x2 | DUR: 1245
Base ID: 0014d2aa
Found in the Wolfhorn Farmhouse in the Wolfhorn Ranch. It’s on top of the stove.
DAM: 8 | DPS: 33.2 | ROF: 4.15 | CRIT: x4 | DUR: 445
Base ID: 0014d2a7
Carried by Sergio. Sergio can be found in The King’s School of Impression in Freeside. You will need to loot the weapon.
DAM: 18 (x2.5 Limb) | DPS: 62.3 | ROF: 3.46 | CRIT: x3 | DUR: 370
Base ID: 00127e45
Reward for the quest “We Are Legion”. The quest is initiated by Dead Sea in Camp Nelson. Alternatively, you can loot the weapon off of Dead Sea during the quest “Restoring Hope”.
- The Humble Cudgel
DAM: 26 | DPS: 72 | ROF: 2.77 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 370
Base ID: 00157bca
Found in the Sealed Sewer. To access the Sealed Sewer you will need to loot the Luke’s Find key from either “Blind” Luke or “Sweet” Jill. The corpse of “Blind” Luke can be found in the Central Sewers. The corpse of “Sweet” Jill can be found in the East Central Sewers. The weapon is guarded by feral ghouls.
Melee – Two-Handed
- Blade of the East
DAM: 65 + 2/10s Fire | DPS: 104.6 | ROF: 1.58 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 3995
Base ID: 00143fba
Carried by Legate Lanius. Legate Lanius can be found in Legate’s Camp during the quests “No Gods, No Masters”, “All or Nothing”, or “Eureka!”. You will need to loot the weapon.
DAM: 66 | DPS: 118.8 | ROF: 1.8 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 545
Base ID: 00156f7c
Found in the Searchlight Fire Station at Camp Searchlight. It’s in a bathroom stall. To unlock Camp Searchlight Fire Station you will need to either loot the key from Logan or be on the quest “Wheel of Fortune”, which is initiated by Logan. Logan can be found inside Searchlight NCR Storage in Camp Searchlight.
- Nephi’s Golf Driver
DAM: 30 | DPS: 71.1 | ROF: 2.37 | CRIT: x1.2 | DUR: 245
Base ID: 000f56f6
Carried by Driver Nephi. Driver Nephi can be found near South Vegas Ruins East Entrance. You will need to loot the weapon.
- Oh, Baby!
DAM: 80 | DPS: 138.8 | ROF: 1.74 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 495
Base ID: 00156968
Found inside the Charleston Cave. It is next to the corpse of a nightkin. The weapon is guarded by night stalkers.
- Cram Opener
DAM: 28 | DPS: 47.5 | ROF: 1.7 | CRIT: x2 | DUR: 295
Base ID: 00151d0c
Carried by Little Buster. Little Buster can be found in Camp McCarran if the quest “Three-Card Bounty” is not completed, or his corpse can be found on some railroad tracks in Freeside a few days after the quest “Three-Card Bounty” has been completed. You will need to loot the weapon.
- Golden Gloves
DAM: 1 + 50 Fatigue | DPS: 1.3 | ROF: 1.26 | CRIT: x2 | DUR: 1245
Base ID: 000e58bb
Found on the Casino Floor of the Lucky 38 Casino in the New Vegas Strip. It’s sitting on a bookshelf.
- Love and Hate
DAM: 30 | DPS: 75.8 | ROF: 2.53 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 1495
Base ID: 001568e6
Carried by a Viper Gang Leader. The Viper Gang Leader can be found in Bonnie Springs. You will need to loot the weapon.
- Paladin Toaster
DAM: 41 + 50/20 EMP | DPS: 67.1 | ROF: 1.64 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 395
Base ID: 0015ba72
Looted from the corpse of a Prospector in Black Rock Cave. The corpse is guarded by nightkin.
DAM: 60 | DPS: 88.4 | ROF: 1.47 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 595
Base ID: 00155e6d
Looted from the corpse of a Jackal Gang Member in Ruby Hill Mine. The corpse of the Jackal Gang Member is near one of the entrances to the underground lake chamber. The weapon is guarded by lakelurks.
- Recompense of the Fallen
Dog Tag Fist
DAM: 25 | DPS: 47.4 | ROF: 1.89 | CRIT: x1 | DUR: 745
Base ID: 0012adb8
Found in Aurelius of the Phoenix’s Office in Cottonwood Cove. It’s in Aurelius of the Phoenix’s desk.
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