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For an overview of 9mm pistol models throughout the Fallout series, see 9mm pistol.
9mm pistol
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Regular and fully modified
SkillGuns 0
Strength Req.2
Attack statistics
16 (23)
50 (100.8)
DPS (reload)
35.7 (71)
Crit Dmg
Crit % Mult
3.1 (4.4)AP17
Ammo & reloading
Ammo Type9mm round
Ammo Cap.13
Reload Time
1.7 (1.3)
Item HP150
9mm pistol
One-handed guns
Editor ID?
Base ID000e3778
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Perk Effects
Perks (dam.)
Lord Death
Perks (Att.)
Fast Shot
Perks (Rel.)
Rapid Reload

The M&A 9mm pistol is a weapon in Fallout: New Vegas.


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The M&A 9mm pistol is a semi-automatic handgun manufactured by M&A Guns Manufacturers.[1] It is a recoil operated, locked breech pistol with a linkless barrel-to-slide locking system and an external hammer. It is a single action pistol, meaning the slide must be pulled manually to cock the weapon and make it ready to fire. The most common wasteland variant of the weapon has a dark grey finish and checkered wooden grip panels, with staggered magazines offering a tremendous 13 round capacity.[2]

Thanks to its low price and ruggedness, it is the standard sidearm of the New California Republic Army and a common sight in the Mojave Wasteland in 2281.


M&A 9mm pistol expanded

The M&A 9mm pistol is one of the most common guns to be found early on in the game, being very cheap to buy, utilizing very common ammunition, has no Guns skill requirement and has a very low Strength requirement in order to handle it effectively. It has three-dot luminescent front and rear iron-sights for better low-light fighting, and a minor idle sway.

It can also be modified with a short range scope and an extended magazine for further improvements to performance. Furthermore, it is considered an improved holdout weapon, and can be concealed so long as your sneak skill is 50 or greater.



  • Maria, a unique version of the 9mm pistol used by Benny.
  • Dean's 9mm pistol, a unique non-playable 9mm pistol used by Dean Domino. There are two versions that are used: the first only differs from the standard pistol in its use of companion ammunition, while the second has increased level of damage (19 as opposed to 16).
Icon cut content.pngThe following is based on Fallout New Vegas cut content and has not been confirmed by canon sources.
  • There are also another four unused versions of Dean's 9mm pistol, that have a increased linear scale of damage.
  • Debug megapistol, a developmental tool that has a tremendous damage of 9999.
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Name Type Dmg/shot DPS Att/sec Crit mult Crit dmg Spread AP cost Ammo Ammo cap Weight Item HP Value Stat Req.
9mm pistol Semi-auto pistol 16 50 3.1 x1 16 0.7 17 9mm round 13 1.5 150 100 Guns:0 Strength:2
Maria Semi-auto pistol 20 75 3.8 x2 20 0.2 15 9mm round 13 1.5 200 998 Guns:0 Strength:2


Behind the scenes


  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png If loading a saved game from the main menu in which you have a 9mm pistol equipped and drawn, the reload animation takes twice as long as normal. This can be solved by simply switching to another gun and then back again.



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  1. "Crafted by M&A Guns Manufacturers" is engraved on the slide of the 9mm pistol and Maria in Fallout: New Vegas. [1]
  2. Weapon appearance and behavior.
  3. J.E. Sawyer on Formspring:

    In my opinion, the BHP is a timeless design and its form is quite distinctive when compared to Fallout's 10mm pistols. Also, since I knew we weren't going to implement an M1911-style .45, the BHP-based 9mm design gives an extremely similar aesthetic (so similar that a lot of people assume it IS an M1911) while fitting into the 9mm/10mm/12.7mm semi-auto handgun progression in F:NV.

    J.E. Sawyer, Formspring