|The following is based on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel and has not been confirmed by canon sources.|
The first glove upgrade you find provides a far better whack bare knuckles, but you should look for better gloves that offer groovy, deadly attachments.”
Iron gloves are a starting weapon in Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel.
Damage-wise, it's the second (the first is the shiv) weakest weapon in the game, but acceptable for the beginning. With the skill Special Attack, taking the second rank, can be charge and do much more damage.