Legendary Effects in Fallout 76 are extremely powerful effects that can appear on Weapons to increase their performance in some manner. The table below will show what these are and what they do. Legendary Effects apply only to specific weapons, and are very valuable due to their strong effects. You can recognize a Legendary weapon because of the Prefix it gets


How to get Legendary Effects

  • Defeat stronger Enemies that have one or multiple Stars before their name
  • These special enemies have a chance to drop Legendary Weapons and Legendary Armor


Fallout 76 Legendary Effects


Fallout 76 Legendary Weapon Effects

Name / Prefix Effect Confirmed Weapons Modified
Anti-Scorched 25% more damage against Scorched, 20% less against everything else. 10mm Pistol
Anti-armor Ignores 50% of your target's armor  
Assassin +10% damage to players  
Berserker's Deal more damage to lower your Damage Resistance  
Bloodied Does more damage the lower your Health  
Concussive +33% V.A.T.S hit chance  
Double Doubles magazine capacity  
Executioner's +50% more damage when your target is below 40% health  
Explosive Bullets explode for 15 area damage  
Exterminator Does 50% more damage against Mirelurk and Bugs  
Furious Damage increase after each consecutive hit on the same target 10mm Pistol
Ghoul Slayer's Does 15% more damage against Ghouls  
Hunters Does 15% more damage against Animals  
Instigating Does double damage if the target is at full health  
Junkie's Deal more damage the more Chems withdrawal effects you currently have Fat Man
Medic's V.A.T.S. crits will heal you and your group .44 Pistol
Mutant's Damage increased by 10% if you are Mutated Super Sledge
Mutant Slayer +30% damage to Super Mutants  
Never Ending Infinite ammo supply  
Nocturnal Does increased amounts of damage as the night grows longer, but less damage during the day  
Quad Quadruples ammo capacity  
Stalker's If not in combat, +100% V.A.T.S accuracy at +50% AP cost  
Supperssor's Reduce your target's damage output by 20% for 3 seconds  
Sacrificial Blade Adds Poison and Bleeding Damage Machete
Somerset Special Ignores 50% of your targets armor  Somerset Special
Troubleshooter's  +30% Damage to Robots  
Two Shot Shoots an additional projectile  
Vampiric Periodically heals you after hitting an enemy  
Zealot +30% damage to Ghouls Combat Knife
Instigatiing Double damage if target is full health  


Fallout 76 Legendary Armor Effects

Name / Prefix Effect Found On
Acrobat’s Reduces falling damage by 50%.  
Assassins -8% damage from players  
Auto Stim Uses a Stimpack automatically when below 40% health every 60 seconds  
Bolstering The more damage you take the less damage you will receive up +35% damage and energy resistance  
Cavalier’s Reduces damage while blocking or sprinting by 15%.  
Chameleon Crouching will make you invisible  Combat Armor Chest
Cloaking When hit by a melee attack go invisible  
Duelist’s 10% change to disarm melee attacker on hit.  
Exterminator’s Reduces damage from Mirelurks and bugs by 15%.  
Ghoul Slayer's -15% damage from Ghouls  
Hunter's -15% damage from Animals  
Junkie’s Reduces damage proportional to the amount of withdrawal effects active  
Mutant Slayer 30% more protection vs Mutants  
  Increases each S.P.E.C.I.A.L Stats except Charisma when falling below a certain health  
Regenerating Slowly regenerate health while not in combat  
Sprinter’s Increases movement speed by 10%.  
Super Mutants -15% damage from Super Mutants  
Suppressor's Reduce your target's damage output by 20% for 3 seconds  
Troubleshooter's  Reduces damage from Robots by 15%.  
Undying 50% chance to use a Stimpack every minute while Downed  
Weightless -90% Carry Weight, does not affect the Chameleon mutation  
Vangaurd's Grants up to +35 energy and damage resistance , the higher your health  
Zealot's -15% damage from Scorched  


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