How to get easy Resources from Scrap in Fallout 4

Fallout 4

Resources in Fallout 4 are very useful for crafting recipes, upgrading melee for automatic machine guns turrets to modification of new weapons. Resources can be obtained through various activities and quests, but this Fallout 4 Guide will provide you details on how to obtain unique resources from the world scrap.

Fallout 4

How to Get Resources from Workbench

From a beginners point of view, you must know how to scrap buildings, furniture and different level actors like wood, steel and concrete which are into the base building blocks. You must be a range in the Workbench in order to grab the resources from this blocks. If you are a Range in Workbench then try Holding 'V' to access the workbench mechanics. 

Once you do it check out the item you need to grab from the scrap and then press 'R' to bring down the menu which will prompt you about the scrapping the specific item. If you press yes after selecting the item, it will disappear from the world and get can be now found in the Workbench.  

How to get Resources from Weapons and Armor

All you need to do is drop the item(Weapon/Armor) to be scraped within the boundaries of Workbench. Then press 'V' and look at the item and then press 'R', a screen will appear and take the weapons and place it into the workbench.

How to Access the Workbench/Scrapped Resources  

Simply Press the 'Transfer' key('R' default) in the Workbench menu to transport the scrapped resources.

List of all the Scrapped Resources:

Acid
Batteries have acid and insect parts like bloat flies, bloodsuckers to contain Acid.

Adhesive
Wonder glue and duct tape are the only items that can provide you the Adhesive.

Aluminum
Look out for the Aluminum cans

Antiseptics
Antiseptics can be obtained from Abraxo Cleaners

Asbestos
Abraxo Cleaners, rat poison, loot shops and super duper marts for Abraxos. The  Industrial abraxo cleaners offers 2x loot.

Bone
Skulls, teeth from insects and animals.

Ceramic
Try Scrapping dinner plates, cups and mugs.

Circuitry
Shoot machine gun turrets, and scrap their advanced circuits and targeting cards.

Cloth
Kill raiders and scrap their leather or basic clothing, sofas and cloth chairs.

Concrete
Try with and ruined houses as this are pretty hard to get in large amounts, buy bags of plaster or scrap cinder blocks.

Copper
Various metal items, broken light bulbs from scrapping lamp posts. 

Fertilizer
Check the Bag of Fertilizer

Fiberglass
Scrap the weapons and Rat poison.

Gears
Scrap toasters

Glass
Empty glass bottles like Nuka cola, and other drinks

Gold
Gold pocket watches, jewelry drop from ghouls, this is the only easiest way to acquire gold.

Lead
Pencils and batteries.

Leather
Scrap raider costume

Nuclear material
Only use it when you have more in stock otherwise, be on the lookout for any board game, as there is a specific board game in Shawn’s room that provides one nuclear material per game.

Oil
Used oil items like to flip lighters of any kind, gas canisters

Rubber
Rubber tires on the road

Screws
Check out for mechanical items and toys like the toy car and toasters.

Silver
Silver forks, silver spoons, silver knives and light, unless you aren’t short on caps. Make sure you don’t use the silver pocket watch as it has more value.

Springs
Flip lighters, various mechanical items.

Steel
Ruined cars, Ruined houses, chairs, furniture, in general, toasters, toolboxes, lamp posts, rubble and metal melee weapons like tire irons.

Wood
Scrapping trees, common furniture in houses, Picket fences, trees with branches should provide more than enough to make this the most common resource in the game.

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