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X-12 research center
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Map MarkerX-12 Research Center
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Cell NameNVDLC03SLX12 (exterior)
NVDLC03SLX12INT (interior)
ref idxx000e9d (exterior)
xx00cc33 (interior)
TerminalsX-12 research center terminals
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X-12 is closed until further notice. On an unrelated note, whoever closed X-12, please report to the Dome.


The X-12 research center is a location in Big MT in 2281.


X-12 is directly southwest of The Think Tank. An upgraded sonic emitter is required to get past the force field blocking the stairs going down. On the bottom floor below, the Y-17 master trauma harness is wandering around. After disposing of it, three more Y-17 trauma override harnesses will spawn at the front door.

There are three levels. The middle level is accessed by going down the stairs and exiting on the peripheral catwalks. These lead to a round about hallway with some ammo boxes inside. The bottom level is a wide open area with a podium on one side with long counters hugging the walls. In the back are some tables and a deluxe chemistry set.

Notable loot

Related quests


  • On the left side of the staircase, a deluxe chemistry set will allow you to create stimpaks or various chems, as long as your Science skill is above 25.


The X-12 research center appears only in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Old World Blues.


  • PCIcon pc.png PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png The Y-17 master trauma harness may be able to shoot the player through the forcefield, but without the sonic emitter he cannot be killed.
  • PlayStation 3Icon ps3.png When outside the facility, the game may become painfully slow and crash.