Combat armor (Fallout)

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For an overview of combat armor variants in all games, as well as background information, see Combat Armor.
Combat armor
AC bonus20
weight20 pounds
6,500 fo1Gametitle-FO1
6,500 fo2Gametitle-FO2
normal40 DR5 DT
laser60 DR8 DT
fire30 DR4 DT
plasma50 DR4 DT
electrical50 DR2 DT
explosive40 DR6 DT
prototype id00000017

The combat armor is a piece of armor in Fallout and Fallout 2.

High tech armor, made out of advanced defensive polymers


Main article: Combat armor
First created in 2051, the military-grade combat armor was designed to protect key sections of the human body from ballistic trauma with hard armored plates made from complex polymers and ceramics, with a flexible body suit interwoven with thermal-dissipative membranes and bulletproof material. The earliest models of the combat armor were manufactured as specific plates mounted on combat webbing, although as the technology improved, body-enclosing suits of armor were created and entered active combat duty, though in limited quantities. The armor came with a matte-finish olive drab coloring by default, making it suitable for woodland and/or urban camouflage.

Prior to the Great War, combat armor was nearly exclusively the property of military forces and special police units. Currently-available historical documentation shows users only in the North American continent, but allied nations were likely to possess identical or similar systems. Combat armor was the de facto armor of the United States military, issued to all combat soldiers not in the powered armor units. Additionally, at least one Canadian partisan was caught on camera wearing a suit of combat armor.

Civilian ownership of combat armor was highly restricted. A special permit was required from the Bureau of Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco, Firearms and Lasers for private ownership of the combat armor (though it was marketed to US citizens without mentioning this fact).


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Map Location Description

The Hub - Old Town Sold by Jake, found on Chris Avellone corpse
The Glow Locker in the Secure Testing Labs.
Boneyard Sold by Zack
Boneyard On the body of a Gun Runner guarding the outside of the factory
Cathedral Locker in the Los Angeles Vault Level 2
Lost Hills Given to you if you request equipment

Fallout 2

Map Location Description

Vault 15 Footlocker in the Living Quarters.
Vault 13 Supply room locker.
Sierra Army Depot Locker in the Barracks, level one.
Sierra Army Depot Locker in the High security armoury, level two.
Sierra Army Depot Locker in the High security armoury, level two.
San Francisco Locker in the Hubologist compund.
Navarro Locker in the workshop, near Quincy.

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