Legendary Info

This page is the definitive guide for all legitimate legendary variations. Any legendary not possible according to the lists and explanations below was created through exploiting/cheating and the trading of them in Market76 is thus a violation of our 2nd rule.

For the non-conclusive list of legendary effect abbreviations click here.

1 star legendaries have 1 prefix.

2 star legendaries have 1 prefix and 1 major.

3 star legendaries have 1 prefix, 1 major, and 1 minor.

An item can have an added effect via a unique modification such as the sacrificial blade for the machete, and scorchkiller receiver and prime receiver for various guns.


Ranged Effects

Prefix

  • Anti-armor
  • Assassin’s
  • Berserker’s
  • Bloodied
  • Double1
  • Executioner’s
  • Exterminator’s
  • Furious
  • Ghoul Slayer’s
  • Hunter’s
  • Instigating
  • Junkie’s
  • Medic’s
  • Mutant Slayer’s
  • Mutant’s
  • Nocturnal
  • Quad
  • Stalker’s
  • Suppressor’s
  • Troubleshooter’s
  • Two Shot
  • Vampire’s
  • Zealot’s

1 Legacy prefix

Major

  • +10% damage while aiming
  • +33% VATS hit chance
  • +50% limb damage
  • 25% faster fire rate
  • Bashing damage increased by 40%
  • Bullets explode for area damage.
  • V.A.T.S. critical shots do +50% damage

Minor

  • +1 Agility
  • +1 Perception
  • +50 Damage Resistance while aiming
  • +250 Damage Resistance while reloading
  • 15% faster reload
  • 25% less V.A.T.S. Action Point cost
  • 90% reduced weight
  • Faster movement speed while aiming
  • Your V.A.T.S. critical meter fills 15% faster

Melee Effects

Prefix

  • Anti-armor
  • Assassin’s
  • Berserker’s
  • Bloodied
  • Executioner’s
  • Exterminator’s
  • Furious
  • Ghoul Slayer’s
  • Hunter’s
  • Instigating
  • Junkie’s
  • Mutant Slayer’s
  • Mutant’s
  • Nocturnal
  • Stalker’s
  • Suppressor’s
  • Troubleshooter’s
  • Vampire’s
  • Zealot’s

Major

  • 40% more power attack damage
  • 40% faster swing speed
  • +50% limb damage
  • Reflects 50% of melee damage back while blocking

Minor

  • +1 Agility
  • +1 Endurance
  • +1 Strength
  • 90% reduced weight
  • Take 15% less damage while blocking
  • Take 40% less damage while power attacking

Armor Effects

Prefix

  • Assassin’s
  • Auto Stim
  • Bolstering
  • Chameleon
  • Cloaking
  • Exterminator’s
  • Ghoul Slayer’s
  • Hunter’s
  • Life Saving
  • Mutant’s
  • Mutant Slayer’s
  • Nocturnal
  • Regenerating
  • Troubleshooter’s
  • Unyielding
  • Vanguard’s
  • Weightless
  • Zealot’s

Major

  • +1 Agility
  • +1 Charisma
  • +1 Endurance
  • +1 Intelligence
  • +1 Luck
  • +1 Perception
  • +1 Strength
  • +25 Poison Resistance1
  • +25 Radiation Resistance
  • +25% Environmental Disease Resistance
  • Increases Action Point refresh speed2

1 Can give the “Poisoner’s” item name prefix

2 Can give the “Powered” item name prefix

Minor

  • 50% more durability than normal
  • 75% chance to reduce damage by 15% while sprinting.
  • 75% chance to reduce damage by 15% while standing still3
  • Ammo weight reduced by 20%
  • Become harder to detect while sneaking
  • Food, drink, and chem weights reduced by 20%
  • Grants the ability to breathe underwater
  • Increases size of sweet-spot while picking locks4
  • Junk item weights reduced by 20%
  • Receive 15% less limb damage
  • Reduces damage while blocking by 15%
  • Reduces falling damage by 50%5
  • Weapon weights reduced by 20%

3 Can give the “Sentinel’s” item name prefix

4 Can give the “Safecracker’s” item name prefix

5 Can give the “Acrobat’s” item name prefix


Ranged Weapons

NameLevels
.44 Pistol515253545
10mm Pistol515253545
10mm Submachine Gun51020304050
50 Cal Machine Gun5253545
Assault Rifle304050
Auto Grenade Launcher454050
Black Powder Pistol451020304050
Black Powder Rifle4515253545
Bow124515101520253035404550
Broadsider253545
Combat Rifle20304050
Combat Shotgun20304050
Compound Bow1245101520253035404550
Crossbow2615253545
Cryolator3253545
Double-Barrel Shotgun15253545
Fat Man25253545
Flamer35304050
Gamma Gun215253545
Gatling Gun520304050
Gatling Laser35253545
Gatling Plasma35304050
Gauss Minigun1245894550
Gauss Pistol124891520253035404550
Gauss Shotgun13489253035404550
Gauss Rifle33545
Handmade15253545
Harpoon Gun3304050
Hunting Rifle151020304050
Laser Gun3515253545
Lever Action Rifle253545
Light Machine Gun5304050
M79 Grenade Launcher4515253545
Minigun53545
Missile Launcher4520304050
Pipe Bolt-Action Gun151020304050
Pipe Gun151020304050
Pipe Revolver151020304050
Plasma Caster12489404550
Plasma Gun215253545
Pump Action Shotgun515253545
Radium Rifle34050
Railway Rifle304050
Salvaged Assaultron Head3253545
Single Action Revolver1020304050
Submachine Gun515253545
Tesla Gun34050
The Dragon4573545
The Fixer1420304050
Ultracite Gatling Laser253545
Ultracite Laser Gun3304050
Western Revolver20304050

1 Legendary variants only obtainable if the player learned that item’s plan

2 Explosive variants never dropped, all explosive variants are a result of cheats

3 Explosive variants no longer droppable, considered “legacy”

4 Double variants never dropped, all Double variants are a result of cheats

5 Quad variants never dropped, all Quad variants are a result of cheats

6 Quad variant no longer drops

7 Legendary variants no longer droppable, considered “legacy”

8 Legendary variants are craftable

9 Cannot be traded, dropped, or sold at player vendors

Melee Weapons

NameLevels
Assaultron Blade253545
Baseball Bat1515253545
Baton515253545
Bear Arm120304050
Board1515253545
Bone Club15253545
Bone Hammer15253545
Bowie Knife515253545
Boxing Glove515253545
Cattleprod18951015202530354045
Chinese Officer Sword515253545
Combat Knife151020304050
Cultist Blade71020304050
Cultist Dagger15253545
Death Tambo15253545
Deathclaw Gauntlet304050
Fire Axe515253545
Gauntlet1894050
Golf Club1515253545
Grognak’s Axe304050
Guitar Sword15253545
Hatchet151020304050
Knuckles151020304050
Lead Pipe151020304050
Machete151020304050
Meat Hook515253545
Mole Miner Gauntlet20304050
Mr. Handy Buzz Blade15253545
Multi-Purpose Axe1515253545
Pickaxe515253545
Pipe Wrench151020304050
Pitchfork1515253545
Pole Hook1020304050
Pool Cue1515253545
Power Fist304050
Revolutionary Sword1020304050
Ripper40
Rolling Pin151020304050
Sheepsquatch Club11020304050
Sheepsquatch Staff11020304050
Shepherd’s Crook11020304050
Shishkebab3545
Shovel1515253545
Sickle151020304050
Ski Sword15253545
Sledgehammer1020304050
Spear15253545
Super Sledge304050
Switchblade1020304050
The Tenderizer50
Tire Iron151020304050
Walking Cane151020304050
War Drum15253545

1 Legendary variants only obtainable if the player learned that item’s plan

7 Legendary variants no longer droppable, considered “legacy”

8 Legendary variants are craftable

9 Cannot be traded, dropped, or sold at player vendors

Armor

NameLevels
Combat Armor Left Arm20304050
Combat Armor Right Arm20304050
Combat Armor Left Leg20304050
Combat Armor Right Leg20304050
Combat Armor Chest Piece20304050
Leather Left Arm151020304050
Leather Right Arm151020304050
Leather Left Leg151020304050
Leather Right Leg151020304050
Leather Chest Piece151020304050
Marine Left Arm3545
Marine Right Arm3545
Marine Left Leg3545
Marine Right Leg3545
Marine Chest Piece3545
Metal Left Arm1020304050
Metal Right Arm1020304050
Metal Left Leg1020304050
Metal Right Leg1020304050
Metal Chest Piece1020304050
Raider Left Arm515253545
Raider Right Arm515253545
Raider Left Leg515253545
Raider Right Leg515253545
Raider Chest Piece515253545
Robot Left Arm1020304050
Robot Right Arm1020304050
Robot Left Leg1020304050
Robot Right Leg1020304050
Robot Chest Piece1020304050
Scout Left Arm4050
Scout Right Arm4050
Scout Left Leg4050
Scout Right Leg4050
Scout Chest Piece4050
Secret Service Left Arm124050
Secret Service Right Arm124050
Secret Service Left Leg124050
Secret Service Right Leg124050
Secret Service Chest Piece124050
Trapper Left Arm15253545
Trapper Right Arm15253545
Trapper Left Leg15253545
Trapper Right Leg15253545
Trapper Chest Piece15253545
Wood Left Arm1515253545
Wood Right Arm1515253545
Wood Left Leg1515253545
Wood Right Leg1515253545
Wood Chest Piece1515253545

1 Legendary variants are craftable

2 Cannot be traded, dropped, or sold at player vendors

Armor Legendary Sets

NameLevels
Solar Armor Chest Piece14050
Solar Armor Left Arm14050
Solar Armor Left Leg14050
Solar Armor Right Arm14050
Solar Armor Right Leg14050
Thorn Armor Chest Piece14050
Thorn Armor Left Arm14050
Thorn Armor Left Leg14050
Thorn Armor Right Arm14050
Thorn Armor Right Leg14050

1 Cannot be traded, dropped, or sold at player vendors


Power Armor

NameLevels
Secret Service Helm1250
Secret Service Chest Piece1250
Secret Service Left Arm1250
Secret Service Left Leg1250
Secret Service Right Arm1250
Secret Service Right Leg1250

1 Legendary variants are craftable

2 Cannot be traded, dropped, or sold at player vendors

Power Armor Legendary Sets

NameLevels
Strangler Heart Helm150
Strangler Heart Chest Piece150
Strangler Heart Left Arm150
Strangler Heart Left Leg150
Strangler Heart Right Arm150
Strangler Heart Right Leg150

1 Cannot be traded, dropped, or sold at player vendors


Unique Legendary Weapons

NameLevels
Acceptable Overkill145
All Rise304050
Anti-Scorched Training Pistol15101520253035404550
Black Diamond15253545
Blade of Bastet253545
Bunker Buster20304050
Civil Unrest515253545
Commander’s Charge150
Crusader Pistol230354550
Crushing Blow145
Daisy Cutter253545
Disorderly Conduct145
Final Word253545
Hellstorm Missile Launcher2404550
Kingfisher150
Mechanic’s Best Friend150
Medical Malpractice145
Meteoric Sword20253035404550
Mind Over Matter15253545
Nailer1520253035404550
Night Light150
Oathbreaker2304050
Perfect Storm1020304050
Plasma Cutter2304050
Pyrolyzer304050
Resolute Veteran150
Salt of the Earth145
Slug Buster304050
Sole Survivor145
Somerset Special515253545
The Action Hero145
The Fact Finder3253545
The Farmhand304050
The Guarantee145
The Quick Fix150
The V.A.T.S Unknown20304050
Unstoppable Monster150
Voice of Set253545
Whistle in the Dark150

1 Rewards from the now-removed Survival mode challenges, considered “legacy”

2 Non player tradeable

3 Any weapon level under 25 was obtained by exploits, and is not permitted to be traded

Unique Legendary Armor

NameLevels
Last Bastion4050
Silver Lining15101520253035404550
Stand Fast20304050
Trail Warden1020304050