Buying Energy Mods

so i want to buy more mods, i never used to use them on my weapons, i tried them out in new caanan. it was hardcore so it wasn't too much fun.

i then got that mod nation achievement and so now i like to get as much mods as i can for my weapons.

so I'm playing a new save as an energy weapons guy instead of a guns guy this time though. were is the best place to get energy weapons mods and what are the best energy weapons to mod?.

so far:

my plasma rifle has the Mag accelerator, my Laser Rifle has a scope, a splitter, and the optics, my never used Laser RCW has the recycler.

i'm about level 9 since i started, so yeah, caps are a bit tight.

 

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Blake in Crimson Caravan, Cliff Briscoe in Novac, and Old Lady Gibson all sell low level energy weapon mods.  Dale Barton in Fortification Hill carries low and medium level mods.  Gloria Van Graff in Silver Rush located in Freeside and the Vendortron at Gun runners sell low, medium, and high level EW mods.

 

For info on what mods are available (and for the list of all vendors that sell mods) look here.

How do you mod a weapon? Is it just like repairing a weapon where if you buy the gun and the mod and hit  Y or is there more to it then that?

It is as simple as that, the Pip-Boy tells you what button to use.  You don't need any particular skills or anything.

[quote user="A Remington 870"]

so i want to buy more mods, i never used to use them on my weapons, i tried them out in new caanan. it was hardcore so it wasn't too much fun.

i then got that mod nation achievement and so now i like to get as much mods as i can for my weapons.

so I'm playing a new save as an energy weapons guy instead of a guns guy this time though. were is the best place to get energy weapons mods and what are the best energy weapons to mod?.

so far:

my plasma rifle has the Mag accelerator, my Laser Rifle has a scope, a splitter, and the optics, my never used Laser RCW has the recycler.

i'm about level 9 since i started, so yeah, caps are a bit tight.

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Pick up Veronica as a follower and make sure to do all the BoS quests , full rights to their armory is a must for energy weapons users . And once they become friendly the initiates will leave you EW ammo types in a crate by Ramos' office

Remember that flamers are considered energy weapons so expanded tanks count  . The Gatling laser can be modded with focus optics and a  CF frame ,though IMO it's still not worth it's weight . And the Van Graffs usually sell the HS electrode for the plasma caster that can be bought or stolen from them. Unfortunately, there isn't much modding to be done with energy waepons .

The YCS can't be modded but it's the best weapon in the game so far as I'm concerned, especially when paired with overcharges and the meltdown perk. Pure , beautiful, ranged  devastation.

[quote user="phyrian"]

Blake in Crimson Caravan, Cliff Briscoe in Novac, and Old Lady Gibson all sell low level energy weapon mods.  Dale Barton in Fortification Hill carries low and medium level mods.  Gloria Van Graff in Silver Rush located in Freeside and the Vendortron at Gun runners sell low, medium, and high level EW mods.

 

For info on what mods are available (and for the list of all vendors that sell mods) look here.

[/quote]   I've got an energy weapons build in this playthrough also.  There's a Gun Runner(?) rep under the 188 trade stop (where the psychic kid is at). If you've got Dead Money don't foget that the machines there sell weapon mods for the holorifle.  When I came back with it to the main game & fully repaired & modded it,I went to the quarry & just tore through Deathclaws.  

According to the fallout wiki, Alexander (the Gun Runners trader at 188) doesn't sell energy weapon mods.  I've not checked him out personally, so this may be an oversight.

[quote user="phyrian"]

According to the fallout wiki, Alexander (the Gun Runners trader at 188) doesn't sell energy weapon mods.  I've not checked him out personally, so this may be an oversight.

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I haven't checked with him in this playthrough admittedly, but I saw him quite a bit in my previous one (I was more focused on guns & HTH combat in that one though).

If you want that Achievement really quickly, why not just buy Varmint Rifles and upgrade those?