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Pre-War businesswear
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Dirty pre-War businesswear (female version)
Item HP100
12 (Power-Suit armor)
EffectsSpeech +5
pre-War businesswear
base id000b1056 (grimy)
0005c682 (dirty)
000cb60c (Power-Suit Armor)

Pre-War businesswear is a type of clothing found in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. It comes in two variants, which have identical stats and can be used to repair each other.


The pre-War businesswear comes in dirty or grimy varieties and provides a Damage Resistance of 3. It also provides a +5 bonus to Speech.


Grimy pre-War businesswear

Grimy pre-War businesswear consists of a full black suit with a red tie. The suit was also to appear in Fallout: New Vegas however the wrong texture was used and it is actually the dirty pre-War outfit on male characters.

Dirty pre-War businesswear

Male: A light grey, pinstriped business suit that also happens to be a bit dirty.
Female (New Vegas only): A dark blue pinstriped business suit that happens to be a bit dirty. The left neck collar has an NCR lapel pin adorning it.

Power-Suit Armor

Icon cut content.pngThe following is based on Fallout 3 cut content and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

Power-Suit Armor is a piece of Fallout 3 cut clothing that is visually identical to grimy pre-War businesswear, but has a damage resistance of 2 and weighs 4 pounds.


Fallout 3

Fallout: New Vegas

  • All the members of the Omertas wear the dirty variant.
  • All the members of the Chairmen are set to wear the grimy variant, but due to the misplaced texture appear to wear the dirty variant.
  • You can find it in a suitcase in a blown out car in Ivanpah Dry Lake.
  • You can find a couple of them (grimy or dirty) in average locked suites of the 13th floor in The Tops casino.
  • Often found in dressers in various vaults.
  • Many can be found in the wardrobes in the Ultra-Luxe hotel rooms.


  • There are no "clean" variants of pre-War businesswear; they are all dirty or grimy.

Behind the scenes


Fallout: New Vegas

  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png The male version of the Grimy Businesswear accidentally uses the same texture as the Dirty version.
  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png The female version of the Dirty Businesswear accidentally uses the same texture as President Kimball's suit
  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png The male version of the Grimy businesswear still looks the way its suppose to look when dropped and when put on it looks exactly like the Dirty businesswear.