How to Get Legendary Cores in Fallout 76

One of the big talking points from the Steel Reign update is the addition of Legendary Cores to Fallout 76.

Legendary Cores are a crafting component in that allow for legendary effects to be added to non-legendary weapons, armor and power armor.

You're probably asking how you can get your hands on these cores, so let us fill you in on how the obtain them.

How To Get Legendary Cores In Fallout 76

Getting Legendary Cores in Fallout 76 is actually a lot simpler than you may think. They're not a random low percentage item drop from high-level monsters. Instead, you can complete any of the following actions to increase your chances of getting one.

  • Take Part In Or Complete Public/Seasonal Events
  • Complete Daily Ops
  • Can Be Obtained Through Scoreboard/Seasons Rewards

Completing public events to get Legendary Cores in Fallout 76 is the most effective method so far. Depending on performance in the events, the drop rate on Legendary Cores can be as high as 48%. Some Seasonal Events have a slightly better drop rate, increasing to 60%.

Certain public events, like Free Range, A Colossal Problem and Campfire Tales have guaranteed drops if certain criteria is met.

You can also get Legendary Cores in Fallout 76 through scoreboard/season rewards. By reaching level 47 and 97 of the Season 5 rewards pass, you can get 5 and 10 Legendary Cores respectively.

Finally, the last way to get Legendary Cores in Fallout 76 is through completion of Daily Ops. Only for the most experienced of wanderers, the Daily Ops are randomized and challenging dungeons which change daily.

The Daily Ops are repeatable and come with a range of potential rewards. Legendary Cores have been added to the possible rewards gained for completing your Daily Ops.

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