How to craft weapons in Fallout Shelter

Fallout Shelter has a new feature where you can customize and craft clothes, weapons, armor, and many other items. Crafting weapons and armor is an important skill for every Fallout Shelter gamer. You can make weapons that are inaccessible or very difficult to find. 

Considering the latest update, you may find it difficult to find your way through the new features and rooms. If you are interested in this skill, this article will guide you. Read more to learn how to craft weapons in Fallout Shelter and answer some questions you have regarding it.

How do I build a weapons workshop in Fallout Shelter?

Before you start crafting anything, you first need a workshop. For weapon crafting, you need a weapons workshop. For the best experience, ensure that the game is updated to the latest version.

Next, open the Vault and tap on the hammer icon on the top right corner of the screen, where you will get to see the rooms that you can build.

In the Build category, you will see the Weapon Workshop between the Radio Studio and the Weight Room. To acquire it, you require approximately 22 dwellers and it costs 800 caps.

Can you craft rare weapons in Fallout Shelter?

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Yes, you craft rare weapons in Fallout Shelter as long as you have enough caps and materials for them. They are crafted by upgrading the weapon crafting room to the second tier with 35 dwellers and 8,000 caps.

Examples of rare weapons include Junk Jets, Flamer, Sniper Rifle, Assault Rifle, Plasma Rifle, and the Railway Rifle.

Crafting legendary weapons in Fallout Shelter

You can craft legendary weapons by upgrading the weapon workshop to the third tier with 60,000 caps and 75 dwellers. You will find crafting recipes through exploration on quests or exploration quests.

Examples of legendary weapons include Alien Blaster, Enhanced Minigun, Fat Man, Gatling Laser, and the Lone Wanderer. 

Best weapons to craft in Fallout Shelter

It is fun to craft weapons in the Weapons Factory, but here are the ten best weapons to craft in Fallout Shelter:

  • Mean Green Monster
  • MIRV
  • Dragon’s Maw
  • Fire Hydrant Bat
  • Destabilizer
  • Relentless Raider Sword
  • Miss Launcher
  • Vengeance
  • Virgil’s Rifle
  • Technician’s Revenge

How to use weapon workshop in Fallout Shelter

The weapon workshop is necessary to craft weapons for protecting your Vault against Raiders and Radroach infestations within your Vault.

Below is the procedure on how to craft a weapon in the Weapon Workshop:

  • Drag one dweller in the workshop.
  • Initially, the game will give you crafting recipes and spare junk, but later on, in the game, you will need to find them on your own. You can find the junk in Wastelands and dead raiders.
  • Tap on the crafting room where you will see a wrench at the bottom of the screen that displays a menu of the weapons you can craft.
  • Select the weapon that you want to craft.
  • The dweller that you drag on the workshop will get started on it.
  • You can add more dwellers to the Weapon Workshop to reduce the crafting time.