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AKA Mule. You can carry an additional 50 lbs. of equipment for each level of this Perk.

— in-game description, Fallout

Strong Back is a Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4, Fallout Tactics, J.E. Sawyer's Fallout Role-Playing Game and Lionheart perk.

Fallout, Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics and J.E. Sawyer's Fallout Role-Playing GameEdit

With each level of this perk, you can carry an additional 50 lbs. of equipment.

Fallout 3 and Fallout: New VegasEdit

With this perk, you can carry an additional 50 lbs. of equipment.


  • This perk also stacks with Burden to Bear.
  • With this perk and 10 Strength, you can carry up to 300 lbs. before becoming overencumbered.
  • In Fallout: New Vegas with the add-on Honest Hearts, this perk allows you to bring 100 lbs. of equipment with you through a dialog check with Jed Masterson.
  • In Fallout: New Vegas with the add-on Lonesome Road, when combined with a Strength of 10, Burden to Bear, the NCR Courier duster and the Hoarder trait, you can achieve a carrying weight of 400 pounds.

Fallout 4Edit

Rank Requirements Description Base ID
1 STR 6 What are you, part pack mule? Gain +25 to carry weight 0004b24e
2 STR 6, LVL 10 You now have +50 to carry weight. 00065e5b
3 STR 6, LVL 20 When overencumbered, you can use Action Points to run. 00065e5c
4 STR 6, LVL 30 (Normal Mode) When overencumbered, you can fast travel.

(Survival Mode) When overencumbered, you will not become injured.

5 STR 6, LVL 40 fo4fhGametitle-FO4 FH When overencumbered, running costs 50% less action points. xx0423a3



Gametitle-LHThe following is based on Lionheart and is not considered canon.

With each level of this perk, you can carry an additional 50 lbs. of equipment.

Gametitle-LHEnd of information based on Lionheart.


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