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Cryptochromatic spectacles
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DR1Item HP150
EffectsLet's you see the unseeable
Glasses, Doctor Li's glasses, Three Dog's glasses
QuestsThe Velvet Curtain
base idxx00de12
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The cryptochromatic spectacles are a pair of unique tortiseshell glassesQuoted verbatim, error appeared in the original sourceIcon sic.png in the Fallout 3 add-on Point Lookout.


The cryptochromatic spectacles are an invention of Chinese government, used by Chinese saboteurs and spies. Their purpose was to enable the wearer to see secret hidden messages that appeared invisible to the naked eye. This would prove useful when accessing the secret safehouse bunker in Point Lookout.


They provide a damage resistance of 1 and can be repaired with glasses. They allows you to see the hidden markings on the four vases in the Calvert Mansion pavilion, allowing you to access the Chinese intelligence bunker.


The cryptochromatic spectacles are found in the toilet tank in the Homestead Motel's room 1D.

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  • PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png If you have these glasses in your inventory when you begin the Operation: Anchorage simulation they will still be in your inventory during the simulation.