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For an overview of 9mm ammunition types in varios Fallout games, see 9mm.
9mm round
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9mm round
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9mm, hollow point
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9mm round, +P
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9mm round, jacketed hollow point Gun Runners' ArsenalGametitle-FNV GRA
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9mm round is a type of ammunition manufactured by Donaustahl GmbH in Fallout: New Vegas.

Background

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Before the Great War, 9mm was the preferred type of ammunition for small weapons in the Southwest Commonwealth, while the military and the Eastern and Western seaboards tended to favor 10mm ammunition.

Characteristics

The 9mm is a medium caliber auto-pistol round, suitable for use in handguns and submachine guns. While significantly rarer in more northern places of the United States, the southern states of Nevada and Arizona do enjoy widespread use of 9mm chambered weapons, compared to the more powerful, popular, but expensive 10mm firearms.

Weapons using this ammunition

Production

Standard and JHP 9mm rounds can be crafted at a reloading bench. A single cartridge requires the following ingredients:

Name Skill Requirement Produced on Items Required
Case Lead Powder Primer
9mm round Repair: 25 Reloading bench Case, 9mm (1) Lead (13) Powder, pistol (6) Primer, small pistol (1)
9mm round, JHP (hand load) Repair: 50 Reloading bench Case, 9mm (1) Lead (15) Powder, pistol (7) Primer, small pistol (1)

Breakdown

Breaking down a standard 9mm round yields:

Name Skill Requirement Produced on Items Produced
Case Lead Powder Primer
9mm round Repair: 25 Reloading bench Case, 9mm Lead (11) Powder, pistol (5) Primer, small pistol

Variants

9mm, hollow point

Hollow point bullets mushroom and break up on impact, causing massive trauma on fleshy, unarmored targets. However, this also means they break up when they hit things like armor plate, drastically reducing the weapon's penetrating power.

9mm round, +P

Designed to fire at a higher internal pressure than standard ammunition to ensure higher velocity, stopping power and a slight armor piercing ability but at the cost of requiring more maintenance than usual. +P Ammunition can be bought at most vendors in small quantities, but can be purchased in mass quantities from Bardon at Hoover Dam.

9mm round, JHP hand load

A new ammunition added with the add-on Gun Runners' Arsenal, JHP, or jacketed hollow point, uses a metal-clad bullet which retains most of the damage bonus of ordinary hollow point rounds, but with a less severe armor penalty.

Comparison

Name DMG DT CND SPRD Other Craftable Empty Casing
9mm round x 1 x 1 x 1 x 1 Yes 25% Chance
9mm, hollow point x 1.75 x 3 x 1 x 1 No 25% Chance
9mm round, +P x 1.1 - 2 x 1.2 x 1 No 20% Chance
9mm round, JHP Gun Runners' ArsenalGametitle-FNV GRA x 1.65 x 2 x 1 x 1 Yes 25% Chance

Bugs

  • pcIcon pc xbox360Icon xbox360 ps3Icon ps3 Although +P rounds are available from most vendors, their scarcity from some vendors, particularly Gun Runners, appears to be unintentional. Specifically, +P rounds are not included in a vendor list which contains all other non-standard types of bullet ammunition.

Behind the scenes

The 9mm ammunition is comparable to the real world 9x19mm Luger/Parabellum/NATO.[1]

References

  1. http://www.formspring.me/JESawyer/q/215950431191328082

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