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This is a lore summary, presenting intradiegetic or in-universe information about the subject. For game characteristics and similar data, consult the table on the right.
Game-specific articles
Fallout 3Scalpel
FO: New VegasScalpel
FO TacticsScalpel

A scalpel is a small and extremely sharp bladed instrument used for surgery, anatomical dissection, and various arts and crafts (called a hobby knife).


Surgical scalpel

Gameplay articles:

Surgical scalpels consist of two parts, a blade and a handle. The handles are reusable, with the blades being replaceable. This item is portable, can be placed on any flat surface, and is made of stainless steel. The surgical scalpel is a pre-War hand-held medical equipment used for cutting flesh and tissue during surgery.

Hobby knife

Mini-FOT Logo.pngThe following is based on Fallout Tactics and some details might contradict canon.
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Gameplay article:

Scalpel with a nicely made surgical steel blade. Very sharp straight edged blade, round handles with textured grips. Mainly used for model-making pre-War.