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Reinforced Spine
Old World Blues
RequirementsComplete Old World Blues
Re-insert spine
EffectsSTR +2
DT +2
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xx015bb0Cut contentIcon cut.png (Spine-full)
xx01604bCut contentIcon cut.png (Reinforced Spine mirror)
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Your spine is back in your body, but some advance technologies remain: Your torso can now be crippled again, but your Strength (STR) and Damage Threshold (DT) bonuses have doubled! (+2)

— In-game description

Reinforced Spine is a perk in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Old World Blues.


This perk will replace Spineless if you opt to have the Sink Auto-Doc re-insert your spine when the option becomes available.


Your Strength and Damage Threshold have been permanently raised by 2 points.

Behind the scenes

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

Apparently, the original counterpart to Spineless was to be called 'Spine-full', and the description implies it would provide +1 Agility, +5 Sneak, and +1 Charisma. Additionally, there is also a mirror of Reinforced Spine with a different description and the effects from Spineless.

It's good to have your own spine again. You're more agile now (+1 AGL), a bit sneakier (+5 Sneak Skill) and you've gain more confidence in your posture and movement (+1 CHA).

— Spine-full description

Your spine has been augmented with advanced technologies: Your torso can no longer be crippled and your Strength (STR) and Damage Threshold (DT) have been increased (+1).

— Reinforced Spine mirror description
Icon cut content.pngEnd of information based on Fallout New Vegas cut content.

See also