|| For an overview of shovels in all games, see Shovel.
The shovel is a weapon which is added to Fallout 3 with the Point Lookout add-on.
It is commonly used by the swampfolk. Shovels can only be repaired with other shovels and the alien epoxies found in the Mothership Zeta add on.
The shovel can successfully strike about 500 times from full condition before breaking.
- Fertilizer shovel Point Lookout (add-on)- Used by Croatoa, the fertilizer shovel deals poison damage over time to any target it hits.
|Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)||- Weapon name (melee or unarmed)||Attacks in V.A.T.S.||- Attacks in V.A.T.S.|
|Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)||- Weapon name (gun, energy or explosive)||Action point cost||- Action point cost|
|Damage per attack (damage per projectile)||- Damage per attack (damage per projectile)||Damage per action point||- Damage per action point|
|Damage per second||- Damage per second||Weapon spread||- Weapon spread|
|Area of effect damage||- Area of effect damage||Magazine capacity (shots per reload)||- Magazine capacity (shots per reload)|
|Effect damage & duration||- Effect damage & duration||Durability (number of attacks before breaking)||- Durability (number of attacks before breaking)|
|Bonus effects||- Bonus effects||Weight||- Weight|
|Attacks per second||- Attacks per second||Value in caps||- Value in caps|
|Critical chance % multiplier||- Critical chance % multiplier||Value to weight ratio||- Value to weight ratio|
|Critical damage||- Critical damage||Skill required||- Skill required|
|Critical effect damage & duration||- Critical effect damage & duration||Strength required||- Strength required|
|With all mods attached||- With all mods attached|
|Weapon name (current weapon is highlighted)||Damage per attack (damage per projectile)||Damage per second||Effect damage and duration||Attacks per second||Critical Chance % multiplier||Critical damage||Action Point cost||Damage per action point||Durability (number of attacks before breaking)||Weight||Value in caps||Value to weight ratio|
|Fertilizer shovel fo3pl||15||25.4||+4poison/10s||1.43||x3||30||20||3.5||533||3||55||18.3|
- Note: Melee damage is doubled in V.A.T.S.
A shovel is required to dig up the buried treasure on the Dove Delta.