|The following is based on Fallout Tactics and some details might contradict canon.|
The scalpel is a pre-War hand-held medical equipment used for cutting flesh and tissue during surgery. It has a sharp cutting edge and a handle for handling by one hand.
- When starting a new game, if the Doctor is chosen as a tag skill, the Warrior will begin with this weapon.
- There's one on a workbench in the hostage building in Brahmin Wood.