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For an overview of .44 revolver models in the Fallout series of games, see .44 magnum revolver.

The .44 pistol is a weapon appearing in Fallout 4.


The .44 pistol is a double-action revolver, chambered in the .44 magnum cartridge, with a blued finish and wooden grips. It doesn't have as many customization options as most pistol frames, but these firearms boast considerable ballistic damage.

These pistols are relatively common, and they can be found or purchased throughout the Commonwealth. Aiming down sights is ill-advised for close encounters due to the strong recoil, and with the proper mods it can be made quite accurate for firing from the hip.

The Nuka-World add-on adds an additional barrel to this weapon's available modifications.

Weapon modificationsEdit

Slot Mod Description Weapon prefix Damage per shot changeIcon damage
Fire rate changeIcon attack
Range change Accuracy changeIcon spread
Weight changeIcon weight
Weapon value change in capsIcon merchant
Perk needed Components Base ID
Receiver Standard receiver Standard Nuclear material x1
Screw x2
Steel x2
Hardened receiver Better damage. Hardened +14 +0.5 +27 Adhesive x3
Crystal x2
Nuclear material x2
Screw x3
Steel x8
Powerful receiver Superior damage. Powerful +27 +0.9 +44 Gun Nut 3 Adhesive x5
Aluminum x10
Crystal x2
Nuclear material x3
Screw x4
Advanced receiver Exceptional damage. Improved rate of fire. Advanced +40 +1 +1.8 +70 Gun Nut 4 Adhesive x6
Aluminum x12
Crystal x3
Nuclear material x4
Screw x5
Barrel Snubnose barrel Improved hip-fire accuracy. Inferior range and sighted accuracy. Snubnosed Adhesive x1
Screw x2
Steel x2
Standard barrel Standard. +36 +1 +1 +6 Adhesive x2
Screw x4
Steel x6
Bull barrel Improved hip-fire accuracy. Bull barrel +36 +2 +10 Gun Nut 3 Adhesive x5
Aluminum x8
Screw x4
Bladed bull barrel Superior bash. Improved hip-fire accuracy. Inferior range. Bayoneted +? +2 +1 +27 Gun Nut 3 Adhesive x7
Aluminum x8
Screw x6
Steel x4
Grips Standard grip Standard. Screw x4
Steel x6
Comfort grip Improved recoil and hip-fire accuracy. Comfort grip +4 +0.1 +6 Adhesive x1
Screw x2
Steel x2
Sights Standard sights Standard. Adhesive x1
Steel x1
Short scope Improved magnification. Superior sighted accuracy. Scoped +12 +0.8 +15 Adhesive x3
Glass x2
Screw x2
Steel x4
Reflex sight Better focus and sighted accuracy. Tactical +3 +0.3 +19 Adhesive x4
Aluminum x6
Glass x4
Nuclear material x3
Screw x3
Recon scope Tracks targets. Improved magnification. Superior sighted accuracy. Recon +12 +1.3 +83 Gun Nut 4
Science! 1
Adhesive x6
Aluminum x8
Circuitry x3
Crystal x6
Fiber optics x3
Nuclear material x5
Screw x4



  • Can be looted from dead Triggermen.
  • A snubnosed version of this revolver can be found in an unmarked location lying beside a skeleton close to the shore of the lake near Sanctuary, but before Concord is reached. The skeleton is leaning against a deactivated water pump not far from an unmarked small raider camp. Cross the bridge leaving Sanctuary then follow the shore left, past a dock until you come to the water pump. Follow the pump pipe, it leads directly to the skeleton with the gun.
  • A snubnosed .44 pistol may be found in Hardware Town on a table with a box and wine bottle in a room upstairs.
  • A snubnosed .44 pistol might be found inside a drawer in the Federal surveillance center K-21B in the south part of the map.
  • A snubnosed .44 pistol may be found in an open safe in the upstairs rooms of the National Guard barracks.
  • Multiple snubnosed .44 pistols may be found on some of the bodies of Raiders in and around Dunwich Borers.
  • Can be looted from Railroad Heavies during The Battle of Bunker Hill along with the required ammo.


  • Despite likely being a double-action revolver the Sole Survivor and any NPC's equipped with the weapon only ever use it as a single action weapon; meaning the user must manually cock the hammer before firing another shot and giving the weapon a very low rate of fire.
  • Despite the standard barrel being considered the "standard" barrel for the weapon, the .44 pistol is more frequently found with the snubnose barrel. This anomaly is shared with the Deliverer and 10mm pistol.


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