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A small four pronged metal spike that when placed will always stand up. Due to its small size, it will not cause major damage, but has a chance to stagger whomever steps on the spike. A poisoned variety exists adding additional poison damage upon strike.
- The poisoned variety uses the same components, but requires Chemist rank 1 to utilize.
- When thrown, each caltrop (5 total) can be targeted in VATS individually, allowing you to stack your critical meter as well as queue up the three [caltrops] required for Gun Fu's free critical strike bonus to come into effect on your next VATS target(s).
- When thrown, it is possible that the caltrop might change its position when the map is respawned. May result in trader caravans accidentally stepping on them and turning hostile.
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