It appears much darker in color than the normal bladed gauntlet. It deals marginally more regular damage and has 10% greater critical hit damage than the bladed gauntlet. It has 25% more durability and identical weapon critical hit multipliers and AP costs, when compared to the bladed gauntlet as well.
It is held by Little Buster in Camp McCarran. He can typically be found working a practice dummy just before the tents. It can be obtained by killing Little Buster and looting it from him or pickpocketing it from him.
If you completed the Three-Card Bounty for Major Dhatri, then Little Buster won't be found at the camp. Instead, he ran away to Freeside via the North Gate. His body can be found by following the railroad tracks upon entering Freeside via this gate.
PlayStation 3Xbox 360 This weapon has the icon of a melee weapon when you assign it to the D-pad, even though it is an Unarmed weapon. This also happens with the regular bladed gauntlet.
PC Tested on Giant radscorpions (36 DT), the armor penetration does nothing on normal attacks (deals about 6 out of 38 heavy handed damage) and the unbroken shield icon shows up. On power attacks or in V.A.T.S. attacks, the weapon deals an average of 30 damage, so perhaps the penetration is only working in V.A.T.S. mode.
Xbox 360 If worn while entering the interrogation room Silus is being held in during Silus Treatment quest, the model will still be shown on your hands. This will continue after you have been returned your weapons, no matter what you currently have equipped. This also happens with the Recompense of the Fallen, and boxing tape.
PCPlayStation 3Xbox 360 If you pickpocket the Cram Opener from Little Buster, then complete the bounty hunter missions, you can loot a second Cram Opener from his body in Freeside.