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The Vault - Fallout Wiki
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Man Opener
AutoAxeRender copy.png
Auto axe icon.png
SkillMelee Weapons
Attack statistics
35 (50.5)
35 (50.5)
Crit Dmg
Crit % Mult
EffectIgnores enemy damage resistance
Item HP800
Auto axe
Steel saw
QuestsMill Worker
Editor ID?
Base IDxx00b66c
Perk Effects
Perks (dam.)
Gametitle-FO3 TP.png
Gametitle-FO3 TP.png

The Man Opener is a unique auto axe found in the Fallout 3 add-on The Pitt.


Though the Man Opener deals less damage than The Mauler, it ignores normal damage resistance, similar to the deathclaw gauntlet. This property makes it more useful in some situations; for example, when going up against a mirelurk hunter or Enclave Hellfire trooper.


  • Auto axe, a modified and stronger version of the steel saw made out of old car parts
  • Steel saw, a weaker version of the auto-axe that can be found on certain slaves.
  • The Mauler, the strongest variant of auto-axe.


Name Dmg/att DPS Att/sec Crit mult Crit dmg AP cost Weight Item HP Value Notes
Auto axe 35 35 1 x0 0 65 20 800 200 -
Steel saw 16 16 1 x0 0 65 20 500 200 -
Man Opener 35 35 1 x0 0 65 20 800 200 Ignores enemy damage resistance
The Mauler 45 45 1 x0 0 50 20 800 200 -


The weapon is found on a bed in the back of the supply plant in The Pitt steelyard close to a single steel ingot.

Enter the supply plant, then go east through the hallway. Turn north and continue until you reach two exits. Take the left. Continue through the passage, climb the stairs, and eventually exit into a large room. There's a bed on the left as you enter. The Man Opener is on the bed.

Behind the scenes

  • The name is a pun on the common kitchen tool, a can-opener.