In Fallout 4 Contraption, the player is free to build machines, conveyer belts, scaffolding kits, complex gadgets and much more to improve the Wasteland Settlements. You must have the required resources in order to build this machinery and if you are planning to build weapons, armor and ammo then they demand something more. You need to unlock the certain Hidden Perks required in order to manufacture them. This guide will show you all the perks and ranks required to unlock the higher level builds.
Rank and Perk Required to Make Weapons, Armor, and Ammo
You should be happy that there are no perk requirements for clothing, weather change shells, food, fireworks and junk. I’m not sure if you are already aware of these hidden perks, but this is just a reminder if you’re having trouble in manufacturing them. So without any further ado, let’s begin with the Hidden perk Requirements.
Weapons and Ammo
First things first, there are no specific perks required to build the base terminal, but they change as per the terminal type. Like the weapons and ammo terminal(Energy Weapon) require Gun Nut and Science perks. Here are the perks required to manufacture the weapons and ammo.
Gun Nut 2
- Flamer – Combat Shotgun
- .45 Round Shotgun Shell
Gun Nut 3
- .44 Caliber Pistol – Combat Rifle
- .44 Round – .56 Round
Gun Nut 4
- Assault Rifle
- .50 Round – 2mm Electromagnetic Cartridge
Certain Gun Manufacturing requires Hidden Science perks.
- Science 1 – Gauss Rifle
- Science 3 – Plasma Gun
- Science 4 – Gatling Gun
Armor and Explosives
Armor Manufacturing depends on which Rank of Armor you have unlocked, but don’t expect to manufacture synth armor.
- Leather Armor Medium – Combat Armor Light
- Metal Armor Medium – Combat Armor Medium
- Leather Armor Heavy – Metal Armor Heavy – Combat Armor Heavy
Explosives do not require the rank system as they are unlocked through the Demolition Expert and Science, but as you progress in the game the Higher-tire make a demand for certain rank.
Demolition Expert 1 – Bottle Cap Mine
Demolition Expert 2 – Fragmentation Grenade and Mine
- Science 1 – Cryogenic Grenade and Cryo Mine
Demolition Expert 3
- Science 2 – Pulse Grenade and Mine
Demolition Expert 4
- Science 3 – Plasma Grenade and Mine
- Science 4 – Nuke Mine
These were all about the hidden perks and rank requirements for manufacturing in Fallout 4 Contraction. If you have any doubts then do let us know in the comments below or you can also check out our Console Command Cheat Guide to get the resources for free.