Your heart is back in your body, but some advanced technologies remain: You are more resistant to poison (50%) and robots are only somewhat confused by you (25% less likely to score a critical hit) now. But on the bright side, healing items (chems) are even more effective!”— Fallout: New Vegas description
+50% bonus to poison resistance and healing items respectively, plus -25% to critical chance for robots against you.
- Cazadores are less of a threat with this perk as it becomes rarer to be poisoned by them.
- Compared to the Heartless perk, it gives an additional +25% bonus to healing items at the cost of +25% critical chance from robots and +50% poison resistance rather than immunity.
- Grants the full 85% resistance to poison when combined with 8 Endurance, the maximum achievable in derived statistics.
- Cardiac Arrest shares the same Vault boy image as Heartless.
pc xbox360 ps3 This perk grants -50% critical chance from enemy robots, rather than the listed -25%. [verified]
Both Cardiac arrest and Heartless do not affect healing from any items as they are missing the correct modifiers.