U.S. Army: 30 Handy Flamethrower Recipes is a skill book in .
Reading this book raises the player's
Big Guns skill by 1, or by 2 with the Comprehension perk.
Closest map marker Location description
Anchorage Memorial In the Anchorage Memorial service entrance, in the utility room. It requires a Repair skill of 95, or a Repair skill of 35 with the door component from the Facility.
Arlington Cemetery North In the Arlington utility tunnels. From Arlington Cemetery north, go up a set of stairs on the left then right at the top. It's on a shelf on the right side of the room
Arlington/Falls Church Metro On a chair inside an open container on the way to the Arlington Cemetery exit
Bethesda ruins In Bethesda Offices East, on a raider with a flamer normally on the top floor. (Respawns every 73 'game time' hours.)
Corvega factory In a truck to the south under the unfinished highway
Dupont Northeast Found in the Sunken Sewers on a locked safe (average)
Evergreen Mills Second room in the southern shack, on a bookshelf
Fairfax ruins In the car dealership building to the east, on the upper level where there are smaller, ruined vehicles. You need to jump onto the coffee table in the corner to get to there. Its on a generator.
Falls Church/Mason Dst Metro In Franklin Metro utility, through an underwater section of the subway tunnels near a lot of radiation. On a shelf with missles and darts, etc. Can also be reached from the subway entrance next to Hubris Comics.
Farragut West Metro station Bottom of the room with the ghouls, behind a locked door (average)
Five Axles Rest Stop In the truck that serves as the main raider lair
Georgetown East In La Maison Beauregard, on the floor beside a desk with a cash register on your left when you enter the lobby
Grisly diner In the bus to the north
Jury Street Metro station In a truck located at the mid-point between Jury Street Metro Station and VAPL-84 power station
L'Enfant Plaza East of L'Enfant Plaza, the book is in a small camp in a northern corner underneath a partially-collapsed overpass.
Little Lamplight In Murder Pass, in the southwestern most tunnel
National Guard depot In the armory, next to the Experimental MIRV
Nuka-Cola plant To the north on a table in a Dot's Diner
Reclining Groves Resort Homes On top of a ridge to the north-northeast, directly northeast of the barn with the Scavenger's key, on the ground beside dead mercenary and Wasteland settler with bloatflies buzzing around them
Red Racer factory In a nearby raider shop, located in a dead-end alley to the east. It is at the foot of the bed.
Scrapyard In an ammunition container in the burned out bus near the red railroad car NW of the building that is north of the office (not the same red car where Dogmeat is found). You can get the key from the random encounter " More Than Just Scrap," or you can just pick the lock (hard).
Takoma Industrial In the auto shop by Takoma Industrial; watch out for the behemoth right outside.
The Capitol building In the Capitol Building West Entrance, on a table in the dome, where you fight the super mutant behemoth; this one is likely to have been knocked off in the firefight.
VAPL-58 power station On the roof, by the BB gun
Wheaton armory In a room full of weapons on the bottom floor behind a very hard door or a very hard terminal
Due to a bug in the PS3 version of the game, it is possible to obtain infinite copies of the book from a raider in the Bethesda East offices who respawns every 73 game hours.
An image of this book is copied onto a slide for the Vault Dweller's Survival Guide. The slide's identifying number is VDSG Plate #619-58.
It is likely that "recipes" is an analogy to combat tactics involving the flamer, presented in a humorous format of a cookbook.
This is the only skill book unique to , as it is not present in earlier games and does not return in Fallout 3 , due to the Fallout: New Vegas Big Guns skill being collapsed into Guns, Energy weapons and Explosives, as well as being replaced by Survival. Nonetheless, the item itself is still present in the resources of Fallout: New Vegas, but is not placed anywhere in game.
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