|The following is based on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel 2 and has not been confirmed by canon sources.|
The shadier player can sneak up to a Ghoul,In-game spelling, punctuation and/or grammar take him by the throat and slice open the jugular.”— Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel 2 design document
Backstabbing allows the player character to perform special stealth-based attacks, specifically maneuvers with bladed weapons. This skill was added as part of a new "Sneak Mode" and is unique to Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel 2.
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In Fallout 4, Backstabbing is an in-game combat stat. Backstabs are stealth-based kill animations achieved by attacking an enemy with a melee weapon, while undetected, and dealing enough damage to kill the target.
- The stat will not update in the Pip-Boy unless done in V.A.T.S.