The Melee Weapons skill will increase the damage done when attacking with Melee Weapons, and will also increase your damage resistance when blocking. This skill affects weapons such as the Shishkebab, Sledgehammer, Ripper, Combat Knife and Chinese Officer's Sword. Your Melee Weapons level will increase depending on your Strength, each Strength level will increase your Melee Weapons skill by +2.
 Perks that require Melee Weapons skill
- Ninja - Level 20, Melee Weapons 80.
 Increasing Melee Weapons skill
- Little Leaguer - Increases Melee Weapons by +5.
- Melee Weapons Bobblehead - Melee Weapons +10
- Grognak the Barbarian - Each book increases Melee Weapons by +1 (+2 if you have the Comprehension perk)
|Fallout 3 Skills|
|• Barter • Big Guns • Energy Weapons • Lockpick • Medicine • Melee Weapons • Repair • Science • Small Guns • Sneak • Speech • Unarmed •|