The Legendary bloatfly
|Appearances||Fallout: New Vegas|
The Legendary Bloatfly is a hostile Arthropod, found in Big MT in 2281.
Melee (Ranged): 450 DMG
50 Bloatfly Meat
Upon death the Bloatfly grants 500 Experience points.
The most efficient weapons, based upon required shots to kill and damage overhead, for defeating the Legendary Bloatfly are as follows (Note: Damage is based on the minimum skill requirement of that weapon being met):
Holy Frag Grenade¹
¹ Due to limitations of quantity, the Holy-Frag Grenade cannot be used 4 times. It is recommended to use the Nuka-Grenade in its place.
|Thrown||Protonic Inversal Throwing Axe||42||16|
The legendary Bloatfly is found in the Big MT in the location marked Mysterious Cave. It is considerably larger than the normal bloatfly and has a pale green aura, making it easier to spot in the cave. Unlike normal bloatflies, it fires an extremely high damage plasma-like projectile from its tail and will explode like a plasma grenade when killed, leaving a goo pile instead of a corpse. If killed with a laser weapon critical it will leave a pile of goo and ash (both searchableI Its a good idea to have plenty of stimpacks, some chems (Buffout for mobility, Med-X for damage resistance) as well as Ghost Sight/Cateye for improved visibility.
When you start to attack the Legendary Bloatfly the best way is to get in between the crevice so that it may deflect some of its projectiles. Otherwise the boulder to the right offers great cover to reload and healing.
V.A.T.S. may not be a good idea as it makes your player an open and easy target.
The Legendary Bloatfly will down a high level player in 2 to 3 hits, even with a high damage threshold.