Icon info
This is an overview article which contains background information and cross-game comparisons. For game-specific information and stats, see the articles linked on the right.
Gameplay articles
cutIcon cut Old knife
Fallout 2Knife
Fallout 3Knife
Ant's Sting
Slasher knife
Point LookoutRitual knife
Toy knife
Fallout: New VegasKnife
Dead MoneyCosmic knife
Cosmic knife clean
Cosmic knife super-heated
Fallout TacticsKnife
Van BurenKitchen knife

A knife is any cutting edge or blade, handheld or otherwise, with or without a handle. Most modern-day knives follow either a fixed-blade or a folding construction style, with blade patterns and styles as varied as their makers and countries of origin.


Survivalist knifeEdit

Fo1 Knife
Gameplay articles: Fallout, Fallout 2

A survivalist type knife, issued to Vault-Tec vaults in New California. Rather light and easy to handle, it is often the beginner's first real melee weapon.

Kitchen knifeEdit

Knife FO3

A knife designed for culinary uses. This one looks to be an old chef's knife.

Cosmic knifeEdit


Cosmic knife A cooking knife made from an alloy called Saturnite. Thanks to the properties of Saturnite, the cosmic knife is exceptionally sharp in comparison to an average knife.

Old knifeEdit

Icon cut contentThe following is based on Fallout cut content and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

An old knife with an rusty ornament.

Gameplay article: Fallout

Ceramic knifeEdit

Mini-FOT LogoThe following is based on Fallout Tactics and some details might contradict canon.
Tactics knife
Gameplay article: Fallout Tactics

A large ceramic knife, designed for use by Brotherhood of Steel operatives.