Fallout: New Vegas achievements

Fallout: New Vegas

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There are a maximum of 75 Fallout: New Vegas achievements (50 without DLC) worth 2,810 (1,655)

148,229 tracked gamers have this game, 14,719 have completed it (9.93%)

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New Vegas Samurai in Fallout: New Vegas

New Vegas Samurai28 (15)

Cause 10,000 damage with Melee Weapons.

  • Unlocked by 43,641 tracked gamers (29% - TA Ratio = 1.84) 148,575  

Achievement Guide for New Vegas Samurai

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The Globalizer
Achievement won on 25 Oct 10
TA Score for this game: 2,810
Posted on 27 October 10 at 19:38, Edited on 27 October 10 at 19:39
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I got this achievement pretty quickly and easily by using a special weapon called the "Oh, Baby!". This is a special hammer weapon that is pretty fast and does a lot of damage. You can find the Oh, Baby! in the Charleston Cave, on/next to the corpse of a dead Nightkin (where you find the chewed Stealth Boy).

Insects are very vulnerable to blunt weapons -- one way to speed this up is to fast travel between the various dry lakes in the game, you'll encounter quite a few ants, fire ants, and smaller radscorpions at those locations. Just wail away, keep an eye on your health, and you'll get this in no time.

If you're going after fleshy enemies (human, ghoul, animals) I recommend using a standard combat knife. It will do a fair bit of damage but swings quite fast. You also don't have to go too far out of the way for this weapon -- you can steal one fairly early in the game at the Vikki and Vance Casino in Primm.

To track your progress, go into your PipBoy, press RT to go to "Data", left stick over to "Misc", press Y for "Challenges", and press X to show "Damage Challenges". Look for, of course, "New Vegas Samurai".
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