They are generic junk that are often found on and in desks.
While their value is only 1 cap each (so you will get less than that if your Barter skill is below 100), pencils have no weight, so it might be worth the few extra caps to pick them up. Note that they cannot be loaded into the Rock-It Launcher, unlike the also weightless pre-War money.
- A considerable amount of pencils can be found in your Tenpenny suite after purchasing the Vault theme, and on Irving Cheng's desk in Tenpenny Tower.
- You can find 4 pencils on the desk in your Megaton house with the pre-War theme.
- 19 in Raven Rock - Level 2
- There are 12 pencils in shelter.
- fo3pl There are 12 pencils on a shelf in the underground lab in Point Lookout.
- There are many pencils on counters in the Museum of Technology.
Fallout: New VegasEdit
- 32 spread throughout the REPCONN test site facility
- 30 in Oliver's compound
- 28 in Aerotech suite 300
- There are pencils where Doc Mitchell lives, as well as where Easy Pete lives, both in Goodsprings.
- Basically any office building or residential area will have pencils.
- Daniel Contreras indefinitely respawns two pencils in his shop's inventory every time trade is opened.