Gecko-backed metal armor, reinforced

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For an overview of metal armor models that appear in the Fallout series of games, see metal armor.

The gecko-backed metal armor, reinforced is a type of armor in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Honest Hearts.


This armor provides a Damage Threshold of 20 as well as increased resistance to fire, poison and radiation, but also reduces Agility by -1 like all metal armors. It also provides +4 DT more than the normal version, at the cost of a 5 pound increase in weight.

Like all gecko-backed armor introduced in Honest Hearts, its appearance is unchanged from the original armor type.


  • This armor must be crafted by the player. It cannot be found on enemies or in containers.

Creation requirements

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Honest Hearts add-on
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Gecko-backed metal armor, reinforced (1)



Name DT WG Durability Value Armor class Effects
Metal armor, reinforced 16 30 250 3500 Heavy armor -1AGL
Gecko-backed metal armor, reinforced Honest HeartsGametitle-FNV HH 20 35 425 5750 Heavy armor -1 AGL
Fire resistance +15
Poison resistance +15
Rad resistance +15


  • Originally, when you made this armor it was always in 100% condition. Since the Old World Blues patch and add-on, it no longer is. Rather, it depends upon the condition of the armor used to craft it.


ps3Icon ps3 xbox360Icon xbox360 pcIcon pc If you are wearing the metal armor during crafting, you will retain a -1 AGL even when you take off the newly crafted piece. [verified] To fix this, equip another set of reinforced metal armor and unequip it.

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