This item guide will cover the following ammo types in Fallout New Vegas; 25mm Grenade, 40mm Grenade and the Missile ammunition. Ammunition is used for the vast majority of ranged weapons in Fallout New Vegas, with each ammo type working for a specific set of guns. Ammo like the 25mm Grenade, 40mm Grenade and the Missile is one of the most valuable resources in Fallout New Vegas and should be treated as such. The Scrounger perk can help offset the general scarcity of ammunition, although certain types will always be hard to find. Unlike most of the other ammo types, the 25mm Grenade, 40mm Grenade and the Missile ammo cannot be crafted in any way shape or form. All rounds you will be able to attain of these ammo types will either be through scavenging or purchasing from weapon vendors.
Fallout New Vegas Ammo Types: 25mm Grenade
Basic – Cap Value: 2, Weight: 0.2500, Base ID: 00096c40
Has a small blast radius but is countered by this with a high rate of fire.
25mm Grenade High Explosive – Cap Value: 20, Weight: 0.2500, Base ID: 0013e449
Very expensive but worth the price considering this ammo type gives a 35% damage bonus without any penalty whatsoever.
Weapons that use the 25mm Grenade: Grenade Machinegun
Fallout New Vegas Ammo Types: 40mm Grenade
Basic – Cap Value: 5, Weight: 0.5000, Base ID: 0007ea26
Has a larger blast radius than the 25mm with a slower rate of fire. Much more widely used.
40mm Grenade Incendiary – Cap Value: 8, Weight: 0.5000, Base ID: 00158307
Causes the 40mm Grenade to light enemies on fire, making the weapon incredibly more effective, especially against cluster of weaker enemies.
Weapons that use the 40mm Grenade: Grenade Launcher, Grenade Machinegun: Mercy, Grenade Rifle, Grenade Rifle: Thump-Thump
Fallout New Vegas Ammo Types: Missile
Basic – Cap Value: 50, Weight: 3.000, Base ID: 00029383
Has a poor rate of fire but has heavy damage with a wide area of effect. Dangerous to use in close quarters fighting.
Missile High Explosive – Cap Value: 100, Weight: 3.000, Base ID: 0013e44b
Increases the damage caused by the weapon by 35% making the missile even more deadly to all sorts of targets.
Missile High Explosive – Cap Value: 100, Weight: 3.000, Base ID: 0013e44c
Increases the speed to make the missile more than 3 times as fast, making it much more effective at hitting targets at long range, or ones that move quickly.
Weapons that use the Missile: Missile Launcher, Missile Launcher: Annabelle