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How To Farm Ammo In Fallout 76

How to Farm Ammo In Fallout 76

There are some great ways to farm ammo in Fallout 76, we are going to show you 3 ways we think are the best. Following this guide will make sure you have enough ammo to take down any monster Fallout 76 has to offer. Now lets get some ammo.

Crafting Ammo In Fallout 76

Crafting ammo in Fallout 76 is a great way to get ammo. One key ingredient to crafting that is hard to come by is lead. These two locations will take care of that lead problem, and are decently repeatable, if you’re lucky enough that no one else has already farmed it. The two locations below are really easy to get to at low levels, and have very little enemies in or around them. 

Location : Charleston Fire Department
Charleston fire department location on fallout 76 map

This area is great for lead, you will get around 70 lead per run at this location. We think this is the best location to get lead quickly in the game, and we rarely bump into other players here. 

How to FarmĀ 

To Farm this location, after you have unlocked it all you have to do is go though the front door. Now continue straight, passing the sign that says “Knowledge, Examination, and Regulation” Then Take a right, into the gym. There will be around 200 pounds of weights in this area. After grabbing all of the weights go out the left door and to the firehouse, you will find a area to scrap these weights and you’ll receive around 70 lead for the troubles. This should be a few hundred rounds.

Location : Green Country Lodge
green country lodge location on map in fallout 76
How to Farm

Once you have located this area, all you have to do is find the gym to the right of the pool at the very end of the right side of the hotel. After finding the gym, grab all of the weights. Now, you’ll want to walk deeper into the town in order to scrap these items. This should give you around 50 lead per run.

Perk :
Ammosmith perk card in fallout 76

You’re going to want this perk if you’re crafting ammo. It gives up to a 80% boost on how many bullets you get back. If you’re crafting something like .50 rounds then you can get around 180 per craf. This makes following the two methods above, well able to give you 1000+ rounds.

Workshop Farming Ammo

Location : Converted Munitions Factory
Map picture of the location converted munitions factory in fallout 76

This place will allow you to create ammo as a resource. Its usually a few hundred per hour, but really depends on what type of ammo you are producing. This area has its downfalls, due to the amount of high level players who will actively be looking to take this area over. 

How to Farm

All you have to do is claim the workshop, and following the tutorial to power up the ammunition producer. After this you can use the terminal to choose which type of ammo you want to produce. Beware, people will try to take this area over. So best you be in a team and have plenty of resources to defend it while in that session.

Trade For Bullets

A great way to get ammo in this game is to find a melee character, or soeone who uses a certain type of weapon and offer to trade the ammo you do not use for the ones you do. Most people only use 1-2 types of ammo, meaning they don’t need the rest so it tends to add up for them. This is a good way to get bullets, but is dependent that you pick up ammo you wont use.


The above methods are the 3 best ways to get ammo In Fallout 76. Any of these 3 methods will give you more than enough ammo to survive the wasteland. If you want to see more guides for Fallout 76, check out our guides section.

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