Fallout 76: Where To Find Rare Weapons Location Guide

 Fallout 76: Where To Find Rare Weapons Location Guide

In this Fallout 76 Weapons guide, we are going to list down a few Rare Weapons and where you can find them. The locations we have mentioned below are static spawn location i.e. every time you will go to these locations you will find something, and most of the time, it will be the weapon we have listed. Don’t panic if you don’t find anything because there might be a possibility that somebody else has looted the location. In this case, what you can do visit the place after 25-30 minutes, a couple of times and you will find the loot you are looking for. This 25-30 minute is the approximate time for the loot to reset and respawn.

Fallout 76 Where To Find Rare Weapons

Fallout 76 Rare Weapon Locations

Out of all the Fallout 76 Rare Weapons listed below, just a couple of them are of higher levels, and rest of them are good for a character level between 10 to early 30.

Where To Find Rare Weapon Locations in Fallout 76

NOTE: We have been told that Bethesda has patched the server hopping trick. This allowed players to visit a good loot spawn location as many time as possible by switching servers and continue to farm the loot.

1: 50 Caliber Machine Gun

To make use of 50 Caliber Machine Gun, the player character must be at least Level 25. There are three locations in Fallout 76 where you can find 50 Caliber Machine Gun, and we have listed them below. This weapon is also available as a random drop from Scorchbeasts.


  • Location 1: At Hemlock Holes. It will be in the back of a destroyed truck. South of the white warehouse, near a downed Vertibird.
  • Location 2: You will also find it in a destroyed truck on the road south of Clarksburg.
  • Location 3: At Abandoned Bog Town. It will be in the back of a truck on the main road in town.

50 Caliber Machine Gun Core Stats

  • Damage: 20
  • Fire Rate: 91
  • Range: 204
  • Accuracy: 47
  • Weight: 18
  • Value: 111
2: Black Powder Items (Pistol/Rifle)
  • Location 1: At the Philippi Battlefield Cemetery. You will find a total of 4 pistols spawn at the Museum. Look for them inside display cases. If you are at a high enough level then there is a possibility that you will get Black Powder Rifle.
  • Location 2: One pistol spawns at the North West of Helvetia.
  • Location 3: You can also get Black Powder Pistol as Vertibot Airdrops.


Black Powder Pistols Core Stats

  • Damage: 115
  • Fire Rate: 2
  • Range: 204
  • Accuracy: 67
  • Weight: 3
  • Value: 63
3: 10 MM Pistol (SMG)

This is available at Mama Dolce’s Food Processing, but you will have to access a secret area, so we have provided a video guide for it below. You character level needs to be at Level 10.


Fallout 76 10mm Submachine Gun Location

Fallout 76 10mm Submachine Gun Location

4: Guitar Sword

One of the best melee weapons in Fallout 76, and it can be found at the following three locations. Your character level needs to be at Level 15.

  • Location 1: Outside Pleasant Valley Ski Resort.
  • Location 2: At an unmarked house on top of the mountain, at the east of Vault 76, and south of the north Kanawha lookout.
  • Location 3: At Sons of Dane Compound. It will be in the main building on the stage.


Guitar Sword Stats

  • Damage: 45
  • Speed: Medium
  • Weight: 3
  • Value: 45

You can also get Guitar Sword as a reward for completing the quest Signal Strength. In addition to this, Guitar Sword is also sold by a vendor at Pleasant Valley Station.

5: Crossbow

At the following three locations you will find a Crossbow. Your character needs to be at Level 15.

  • Location 1: In the outside building at Belching Bettey, near Bernie.
  • Location 2: The Plan: On a table just outside a southwestern cabin of Pioneer Scout camp with a crossbow shooting range.
  • A crossbow can be found in the outside building at Belching Betty, near Bernie.
  • Location 3: Outside of the Palace of the Winding Path. Check out the video guide (from All Things Fallout) below.


Crossbow Stats

  • Damage: 100
  • Fire Rate: 4
  • Range: 186
  • Accuracy: 70
  • Weight: 8.4

Fallout 76 Crossbow Location

Fallout 76 Crossbow Location

6: Missile Launcher
  • Location: At the Top of the World. You will find Missile Launcher off the bodies of Mole Miner Foremen.
  • Missile Launcher Core Stats
  • Damage: 124
  • Fire Rate: 2
  • Range: 204
  • Accuracy: 69
  • Weight: 24


7: Laser Pistol
  • Location: At Morgantown Airport Hangar with the crafting benches downstairs. Go upstairs and the Laser Pistol will be on top of a chest of drawers at the back.
8: Minigun

You will find Minigun at the following locations in Fallout 76. Your character needs to be at Level 35.

  • Location 1: At the end of the tallest tower at Poseidon power plant.
  • Location 2: Outside area around Atlas Observatory
  • Location 3: At Camp Venture – Behind a level 3 lockpicking door in the armory.
  • Location 4: At Top of the World – On the mezzanine level at one of the shops.


Minigun Stats

  • Damage 11
  • Fire Rate: 273
  • Range: 204
  • Accuracy: 47
  • Weight: 21.6
9: Alien Blaster

We have a dedicated guide on where to Find the Alien Blaster in Fallout 76.

Did you know the location of any other Rare Weapons in Fallout 76? Tell us in the comment section below, and we will update this guide with it.