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For more background information about the T-45d and its appearances in other games, see T-45d Power Armor.
T-45d Power Armor
T-45d Power Armor
DR: 40
item HP: 1000
weight: 45
value: 739
effects: ST +2, AG -2, Radiation Resistance +10
repair: T-45d Power Armor and variants
variants: Linden's Outcast Power Armor
Ashur's Power Armor (The Pitt add-on)
Tribal Power Armor (The Pitt add-on)
base id: see IDs
T-45d Power Helmet
DR: 8
item HP: 75
weight: 5
value: 110
effects: Radiation Resistance +3
repair: T-45d Power Helmet and variants
variants: (Brotherhood/Outcast)
base id: see IDs

The T-45d Power Armor was the first version of Power Armor to be successfully deployed in battle by the United States in 2067 during the Sino-American War and is the most basic model of Power Armor in Fallout 3.

Originally developed and manufactured for the United States Army by American defense contractor West Tek, it is currently employed by several factions, including the Brotherhood of Steel and the Brotherhood Outcasts. Each of these factions have their own variants of Power Armor.



Main article: T-45d Power Armor

In 2067, the first suit of T-45d Power Armor was deployed in Alaska during the start of the Anchorage Reclamation in the midst of the Sino-American War. This Power Armor was incredibly effective against Chinese tanks and infantry. Nearly two centuries later in 2277, around one hundred T-45d suits were discovered by the Capital Wasteland Brotherhood of Steel in the ruins of the Pentagon and were extensively used by Brotherhood Knights and Paladins.

The T-45d lacks the mobility of later Power Armor models (such as the T-51b Power Armor) because of its less advanced servo design; as a result it limits the wearer's agility. While the T-45d armor is similar in its overall shape to the more advanced T-51b Power Armor, it is significantly less advanced than its later counterpart, and uses riveted steel plates instead of plastic composite materials in its construction.


Wearing Power Armor requires the player to receive Power Armor Training by talking to Paladin Gunny in the Citadel, by completing the Anchorage Reclamation simulation (Operation: Anchorage), or having acquired Ashur's Power Armor and left The Pitt (The Pitt (add-on)). In addition, it can be unlocked via console commands in the PC version with setpccanusepowerarmor 1.

T-45d Power Armor can be repaired using components from the T-51b Power Armor, but the reverse cannot be done. This might be the result of a bug or it might be the fact that the T-51b Power Armor is simply more advanced that its counterpart and uses parts that cannot be substituted with T-45d parts.


Power Armor

Regular Power Armor can be acquired from the Capital Wasteland's merchants, although they rarely appear in stock. You also receive a complete suit of Power Armor in 100% condition from Sarah Lyons at the beginning of the game's final quest, Take it Back!. It can also be acquired from some fallen Brotherhood of Steel members. Power Helmets can be found from merchants and fallen Brotherhood of Steel members.

Brotherhood Power Armor

This variant is found on most fallen Brotherhood of Steel members and has the same appearance and attributes as regular Power Armor. There are no differences other than the name and that it will not appear in a merchant's stock (This armor is very rare since most Brotherhood members' inventories are placed with "normal" T-45 Power Armour).

Outcast Power Armor

Brotherhood Outcast Power Armor can be acquired from the corpses of fallen Outcasts and from Fort Independence. However, having Outcast variants in your inventory (equipped or not) when speaking to Protector Casdin will cause him to confiscate the armor unless you have gained the Outcasts' trust. Outcast Power Helmets can be acquired from fallen Outcasts.

Lyons' Pride Power Armor

Lyons' Pride Power Armor is the same as regular Power Armor, except that the Lyons' Pride insignia is on the shoulder instead of the standard Brotherhood of Steel insignia. It can be acquired from the corpses of dead Lyons' Pride members or reverse-pickpocketing: Sentinel Lyons, Knight Captain Gallows, Paladin Vargas, Paladin Glade, Paladin Kodiak and Knight Captain Dusk.

Army Power Armor

Army Power Armor & Helmet can only be acquired on the PC version using console commands or modified save files through Hex modding. It has a US Army band on each shoulder.

Unique variants

Linden's Outcast Power Armor

A unique Outcast Power Armor obtained as a quest reward for completing the quest Oasis in Leaf Mother Laurel's favor.

Prototype Medic Power Armor

This is a variation of the Army Power Armor and can only be found in the Old Olney sewers. This suit automatically applies Med-X and can alert you about threats in the area.

Ashur's Power Armor

Main article: Ashur's Power Armor

Ashur's Power Armor is a unique version of the Tribal Power Armor and is only found with The Pitt add-on. It is worn by Ashur, leader of The Pitt.

Tribal Power Armor

Main article: Tribal Power Armor

Tribal Power Armor is only found with The Pitt add-on. It can be acquired by giving 100 Steel Ingots to Everett for the unmarked side quest Mill Worker.


There are several variants of this armor model; each of these variants have a different Base ID as given in the following table.

Version Body armor Base ID Helmet Base ID Appearance
Power Armor 00014E13 00014C08 Brotherhood of Steel insignia
Brotherhood Power Armor 00075201 00075203 Brotherhood of Steel insignia
Lyons' Pride Power Armor 00061A73 00075203 Lyons' Pride insignia
Outcast Power Armor 00060C70 00060C72 Black and red, Outcast insignia
Army Power Armor 00061A72 00014C08 US Army insignia


Power Armor in the Fallout games
Armor of Fallout 3

This article uses material from the "Power Armor (Fallout 3)" article on the Fallout wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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