Tumblers Today (Fallout: New Vegas)

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Tumblers Today is a skill book in Fallout: New Vegas.


Main article: Tumblers Today

Tumblers Today is a book containing information about the art of lockpicking or rather information of the latest in mechanical locks found in safes, footlockers and doors.


Reading this book permanently increases the player's Lockpick skill by 3 points (4 with the Comprehension Perk).


With the add-on Old World Blues, this skill book can be crafted by the player.

Name Requirements Components
1 Tumblers Today
Note: the recipe is consumed as part of the crafting process - meaning only one book can be crafted.


Other than being crafted, the skill book can be found in the following locations.

Closest map markerLocation description
Bitter Springs recreation areaInside the office shack to the west, on the desk in the smaller of the two rooms
Hopeville Missile Base Lonesome Road (add-on)Gametitle-FNV LRInside the Hopeville men's barracks, in the toilets underneath an upturned box
Sierra Madre Casino Dead MoneyGametitle-FNV DMIn the casino floor area, 3rd floor office room to south east with the auto doc, on top of a tool cabinet in room's northeast corner
Silver Peak MineInside the shack, behind the two small tables, on the ground in an open locker, right of the entrance
The Crow's Nest Lonesome Road (add-on)Gametitle-FNV LRIn a box between the duffle bag and metal box; (replaced by 2 skill magazines in the patch
The Prospector's DenInside the caves, in the subterranean den structure, in the large barracks room, on the floor in the far right corner
Wolfhorn RanchInside the farmhouse, partially under the fridge without a door

Behind the scenesEdit

The word "tumblers" comes from the term used when describing a pin tumbler lock, which is a lock mechanism that uses pins of varying lengths to prevent the lock from being opened without the correct key.


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