Skill Books in Wasteland 3 is one of the Item categories of the game. Skill Books are special one-time use items that grant 1 permanent Skill Points to the character that consumes it.  This page covers a list of all the Skills Books found in Wasteland 3 and where to find them.

Skill Books are best used at higher levels, as they provide 1 Skill Point no matter the Skill Point cost. This means that you can upgrade a Skill from level 9 to level 10 using a Skill Book instead of consuming 6 Skill Points.

 

 

Wasteland 3 Skill Books

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Name
Effect
Where to Find

Pup Scout Funtime Camping Guide
Pup Scout Funtime Camping Guide

Survival: +1
  • Can be purchased from Opie the merchant in Aspen

Tippy Toes
Tippy Toes

Sneaky Shit: +1
  • While you’re in the casino to free Inspector Delgado, search the chest in the very next room to find the skill book.

The Shade Tree Mechanic
The Shade Tree Mechanic

Mechanics: +1
  • This skill book can be found inside a locker in the Machine Shop in Colorado Springs. You will visit this shop during the main quest.

The Legend of Bazooka
The Legend of Bazooka Jim

Big Guns: +1

Fix It!
Fix It!

Toaster Repair: +1

The Infantrymen's Bible
The Infantrymen's Bible

Automatic Weapons: +1
  • Side with Hoon Homestead during Hoon vs. Arapaho debacle, you’ll receive this skill book as a reward from the Hoons. After saving the Homestead and completing the mission, visit the Homestead to find the Skill book on a corpse.

Negotiated Settlement
Negotiated Settlement

Kiss Ass: +1

The Red Wire or the Blue
The Red Wire or the Blue Wire

Explosives: +1
  • Visit Arapaho Caravan and head inside the right-side building to find the skill book inside a chest.

The Drill Sergeant's Phrase Book
The Drill Sergeant's Phrase Book

Hard Ass: +1
  • Complete Nightmare in the Bizarre mission in The Bizarre to acquire this skill book as a reward.

Kumite: A History
Kumite: A History

Brawling: +1

Weinberger Guide to Body Armor Customization
Weinberger Guide to Body Armor Customization

Armor Modding: +1

The Locksmith's Companion
The Locksmith's Companion

Lockpicking: +1
  • To find this skill book, visit the jail after you recruit Hope Emerson the Jailer. The Skill book will be inside a desk there.

It Just Works
It Just Works

Weird Science+1

 

  • South of Clown Museum in a Cache, Need weird science 4(?) 

 

Grey’s Anatomy
Grey’s Anatomy

First Aid +1
  • This skill book can be found in a bunker during the Lords of War mission. The skill book is in a pile of books inside a flooded room in the bunker.

Be the Dog
Be the Dog

Animal Whisperer +1

The Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge

Barter +1
  • This skill book is present in a mine that can be accessed by finding a world map from a side mission after completing Denver’s main mission.

Neural Net Processor Manual
Neural Net Processor Manual

Nerd Stuff  +1

book

You'll Just Die Tired

Sniper +1
  • Found in Union Station, inside a locker in the hall just before Morningstar.

The Bleeding Edge
The Bleeding Edge

Melee Combat +1

Best Boss
Best Boss

Leadership +1

Make My Day
Make My Day

Small Arms +1

Forewarned is Forearmed
Forewarned is Forearmed

Weapon Modding +1
  • Inside a bunker just east from Ghost Town.

 




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    • Anonymous

      20 Oct 2020 07:57  

      I found 2 brawler skill books and 2 automatic weapons skill books the extras came from bunkers in the world map I needed lock picking mechanics sneaky shit etc other wise the bunkers would collapse with only scap as a reward has anyone else found multiple skill books of the same type?

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