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Biography and appearance
LocationAround New Reno
Dialogue FileEcyakuza.msg
SPECIALStrength: 10
Perception: 7
Endurance: 8
Charisma: 4
Intelligence: 5
Agility: 6
Luck: 5
Derived StatsHit Points: 80
AC: 26
Carry Weight: 275
Normal resistance: 3/25%
Laser resistance: 1/20%
Fire resistance: 1/25%
Plasma resistance: 1/10%
Explosion resistance: 1/25%
Unarmed Damage: 1-10
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Yakuza is a mafia faction operating around New Reno in 2241 and based on the remains of the pre-War Yakuza.


Yakuza were known as the pre-War Japanese mafia. Nowadays, the descendants of the Yakuza are around New Reno, perpetuating the tradition of their expertise in swordplay and throwing weapons. They have no known headquarters and travel in small bands, fighting against New Reno's mobsters and scouting the Wasteland around the city.

Interactions with the player

The Yakuza raiding parties can be sometimes encountered by the player. They are armed with a wakizashi and throwing knives. They can be encountered in random encounters around New Reno.


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Leather jacket
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Wakizashi or some throwing knives
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Carried items
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Drops on death


  • Despite their seemingly weak equipment, they are quite strong in melee as well as ranged combat, threatening even a character or companion in power armor.
  • Wakizashi swords are used only by the Yakuza and thus can only be obtained from a slain Yakuza member.

Notable quotes

  • "Killing is an art form."
  • "Life and death are the same."
  • "Die with honor!"
  • "It is your karma to die."
  • "Fleeing is dishonorable. Dying would be worse."
  • "More study is required."
  • "Better a live coward than a dead hero."


The Yakuza appear only in Fallout 2.

See also