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This page is about the weapon that appears in Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel. For appearances in other games, see Shiv.
FOBoSLogoThe following is based on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

A home-made knife made out of sharpened metal scraps and wrapped with tape to create a handle. Cheap, basic, but better than nothing.

FOBOS Manual page 26, "Melee"

The shiv is a melee weapon in Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel.


It's the weakest weapon in the game and, ironically, also the rarest. No vendor sells it and it is found only on hostile Los ghouls very rarely.


  • Los - Very rarely, the ghouls here equip this weapon.