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Where to find screws in Fallout 76 (for days)

So, you’re looking for screws in Fallout 76 eh?

This guide contains all the most popular locations to farm screws. This guide is accurate as of Patch 9, which was released on 5/7/19.

Screws are a very common item and used for crafting, repairing, and modifying your gear. Some CAMP items require screws also, so it’s a critical item. Thankfully, you can find them in many areas all over the map.

This guide is a location list for the most common places you can farm them, and the most common enemies that drop them.

But first, let’s start with the right items to look for in order to scrap for screws.

Items to scrap for screws

Here are the most common items you can scrap to get some screws out of it:

  • Giddyup Buttercup
  • Giddyup Buttercup Body
  • Desk Fans
  • Hot Plates
  • Antique Globe
  • Carlisle Typewriter
  • Clean Globe
  • Clean Pepper Mill
  • Globe
  • Handcuffs
  • Hubcap
  • New Toy Car
  • New Toy Truck
  • Office Desk Fan
  • Chez Vivi Typewriter
  • Tongs
  • Toy Truck
  • Typewriter
  • MiniNuke Stabilizer Fins
  • Loose Screws
  • Pepper Mill
  • Souvenir Toy Car

Locations to find screws

And here are some locations to find screws in Fallout 76:

  • Sugar Grove (Fans, Globes, Clipboards)
  • Amusement Parks
  • Grafton Steelworks
  • Workshops
  • Bog Town
  • Cranberry Bog
  • Astronomy Research Center
  • Enclave Bunker
  • Winterspring
  • Wendigo Caves
  • Seneca Rocks Visitor Center

Enemies that drop screws

And here are some enemies that drop screws:

  • Wendigos
  • Super Mutants
  • Yao Guai

Other tips for finding screws

Here are some helpful pointers to maximize your screw hunt:

  • Be sure to use the “tag” feature. This way if you find a ton of junk, you can easily farm screws.
  • Make a route for your screw routine so you can hit many location in a short time.
  • Server hop to maximize chances of finding screws.


Here’s a helpful video showing off some screw strats:

Credits to Ratty Star.

Farming screws for days

There you have it. A list of enemies, locations, and junk that you can scrap for screws. If you have any other tips to share, leave a comment!