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Fallout 76: How to Get Radiation

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Fallout 76: How to Get Radiation

How to Get Radiation in Fallout 76

It should come as no surprise that as you traverse the wasteland of Fallout 76 you’re often in danger of radiation poisoning. It’s one of the many hazards of the map, and it’s been a feature of every previous game. Here’s how to get radiation in Fallout 76.

How to Get Radiation

Most areas of West Virginia are free from radioactive activity. In fact, it’s probably the lushest and healthy-looking Fallout map we’ve ever seen in terms of vegetation and greenery. But there are still dangerous, and moving near anything that’s radioactive will see your character suffer.

You’ll get radiation if you move anywhere near the source, which will set off a crackling alarm sound. As soon as you hear that you know you’re entering a radioactive zone. Most water sources in the wasteland tend to be contaminated.

Barrels of nuclear waste are obviously something to certainly stay aware from, as are any radiated bodies you discover (if you search them and they crumble, be careful!).

How to Get Rid of Radiation

As has been the case for virtually every notable Fallout game ever, to get rid of radiation you’ll want to use RadAway. This can be purchased from most vendors across the map, and it’s also an item you’ll frequently pick-up as a drop from enemies.

You can find out more information about how to get rid of radiation here. You definitely don’t want to suffer from the condition for too long.

That’s all you need to know about how to get radiation in Fallout 76. For more useful information and guides on the game, be sure to check out our wiki page.

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Alex has a BA in Political Science and English Writing, but he's also a self-proclaimed history and meteorological expert. He loves cyberpunk and fantasy, and RPGs are kind of his thing too.

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