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5mm round (Fallout 3)

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The 5mm round is a type of ammunition in Fallout 3.


5mm rounds are used by the high capacity minigun, which loads 240 rounds at once and fires them rapidly. They are typically sold in higher quantities and found in higher quantities compared to other ammunitions.

Used in


  • Often carried by Super Mutants, especially brutes and masters.
  • Members of the Brotherhood of Steel tend to carry miniguns along with a small quantity of 5mm ammo.
  • Lucky Harith carries this ammunition (up to 1000 rounds) when fully invested in.
  • The Pitt (add-on) Found in abundance throughout the Pitt.


  • In The Pitt, 5mm rounds can be used to make other ammunition types in large quantities in the ammo press due to their abundance and low value per round.
  • When dropped, the world object for 5mm rounds has the largest size out of any other ammunition in the game.