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Buffout is a highly advanced steroid that was popularized before the Great War by professional athletes and their clandestine use of the drug. Using too much buffout causes cardiac arrest, or even death.
The pill-shaped drug, typically contained in small bottles, increases Strength and reflexes, with the disadvantage of being highly
addictive. Buffout is similar to real life steroids.
Buffjet: Introduced in , this variant is made in a Fallout 4 chemistry station and is a combination of Buffout and Jet. Effect: Slows time for 15 seconds.
Psychobuff: Another Buffout variant introduced in Fallout 4. Made in a chemistry station using Psycho and Buffout. Effect: +25% damage dealt, +3 Strength, and +3 Endurance.
Bufftats: Another Buffout variant introduced in Fallout 4, this variant is made in a chemistry station using Buffout and Mentats. Effect: +3 Strength, +3 Endurance, +65 HP, and +3 Perception.
Fallout 2 Official Strategies & Secrets, p. 66