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Fallout 76 Gear Farming – How to Get More Gears

Becoming an expert in Fallout 76 gear farming means you’ll never ask yourself how to get more gears because, frankly, you’ll be drowning in the crucial crafting component. To help you on your way, we’ve listed all of the major gear locations in Fallout 76 as well as a run-through on how to get gears quickly because if there’s one thing you don’t have in the West Virginia wastes, it’s time.

What Items to Scrap for Gears in Fallout 76

With Fallout 76 seemingly taking the exact same route as Fallout 4, down to its materials and items found in-game, we’re suitably confident that the following can net you a serious amount of gears if you scrap them at a workbench, just like its predecessor:

  • Adjustable Wrench (Gear x1)
  • Antique Pocket Watch (Gear x2)
  • Bone Cutter (Gear x2)
  • Camera (Gear x2)
  • Carlisle Typewriter (Gear x6)
  • Desk Fan (Gear x2)
  • Fishing Rod (Gear x2)
  • Gear (Gear x1… obviously)
  • Giddyup Buttercup (Gear x3)
  • Giddyup Buttercup Back Leg (Gear x2)
  • Giddyyp Buttercup Front Leg (Gear x2)
  • Gold Watch (Gear x2)
  • High Powered Microscope (Gear x2)
  • Restored Desk Fan (Gear x2)
  • Typewriter (Gear x3)
  • Undamaged Camera (Gear x2)

Gear Locations in Fallout 76 – Where to Find Gears

If it’s just plain ol’ Gears you’re looking for, then be sure to head to the following locations and poke around but, remember, not being able to find the resource you’re looking for isn’t the end of the world. Just switch servers:

fallout 76 gear location

  • Big Bend Tunnel (West)
  • Poseidon Energy Plant Yard
  • Pylon V-13 (pictured)
  • Riverside Manor
  • WV Lumber Co.

Typewriters are an abundant resource for gears. Here’s where to find them, guaranteed:

  • Becker Farm (pictured)
  • Crevasse Dam
  • Gorge Junkyard
  • Mountainside Bed and Breakfast
  • Seneca Rocks Visitor Centre
  • Southampton Estate
  • Wixon Homestead

Still want more gear locations in Fallout 76? These Giddyup Buttercup locations will net you some more gears in no time:

Fallout 76 gear location

  • Bolton Greens (pictured)
  • Overlook Cabin
  • Sunnytop Ski Lanes Base Lodge
  • Tangara Town
  • Treehouse Village
  • Vault-Tec University
  • Whitespring Resort

A quick once-over of each of these locations above should get you anywhere between 50 to 75 gears within 10-15 mins, if you’re quick about it. Don’t forget to hop between servers if things are looking a little threadbare.