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Elite Riot Gear

Elite Riot Gear is a medium armor in Fallout: New Vegas. Read further to learn about what protection it offers, special effects, and locations where to find it.

Elite Riot Gear - General Info

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Type Medium Armor
Damage Threshold (DT) 22
Effects Critical Chance +5
Guns +10
Charisma +1
Weight 23
Value 12500
Variations Advanced Riot Gear
Riot Gear
Form ID xx00885B
The elite riot gear bears a high level of protection for its weight. It is among the best medium armors, while being available at almost any point in the game, and equivalent to T-45d power armor with the benefit of lower weight and higher item HP. 


Elite Riot Gear - Variations

  • Advanced Riot Gear
  • Riot Gear

Elite Riot Gear - Locations

Requires Lonesome Road DLC

Third Street Municipal Building

Reach the top floor of the building via a Sewer pipe. The pipe can be accessed from the second floor. The gear is found on a dead, ghoulified NCR riot control officer

third street municipal building location fallout new vegas

You have to do some progress through the DLC to get the access to this area, so don't worry that you cannot reach it in the beginning

Elite Riot Gear - Notes

  • Comparatively light and high damage threshold armor.
  • One of the rare armors to increase Critical Chance.