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The Vault - Fallout Wiki
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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
FalloutScout Handbook
Fallout 2Scout Handbook
FO TacticsScout Handbook

The Scout Handbook is a skill book.


A thick, yellow book with topics necessary for survival in the wilderness (or, at least, on the trekking trail).[1]


Standard edition

Gameplay articles:

The book increases the Outdoorsman skill when read, up to a maximum of 91%.


  1. Fallout 2 Official Strategies & Secrets p.87: "Scout Handbook
    Both girls and boys will always be prepared for whatever the Wastes have in store, since this book increases Outdoorsman Skill and helps you earn merit badges at the same time. You won't be a tenderfoot for long if you read this helpful handbook.
    Cost: $200"