Radscorpions are mutated, enlarged versions of the North American Emperor Scorpion. The North American Emperor Scorpion was a popular pet when they were dosed with large amounts of radiation in the war.
Radscorpions have been in the Fallout series since the original game and have continued through all the rest of the games in the series.
Throughout the Fallout series there have been different variations of the Radscorpions. Some of these Radscorpions are specific characters while others have been mutated differently in some way.
The Radscorpion is the original and most commonly encountered version of the Radscorpions. These basic Radscorpions can vary greatly in size, speed, and color.
The Radscorpion has appeared in the following games:
These Radscorpions are much larger in size and power than their basic counterparts. The Giant Radscorpions will most often be found in pairs of two. These Radscorpions can grow to be the size of a car.
The Giant Radscorpion has appeared in the following games:
The Small Radscorpion is a developing Radscorpion. These Radscorpion appear the same as the basic Radscorpion, but much smaller and weaker.
The Small Radscorpion has appeared in the following games:
Albino Radscorpions are a very strong variant of the Radscorpion. Albino Radscorpions are white in appearance instead of the usual color. Radscorpions were first added into the Broken Steel DLC in Fallout 3.
The Albino Radscorpion appears in the following games:
The Queen Radscorpion is the most powerful variation of the Radscorpion. On top of being the most powerful, the Queen Radscorpion is also the largest in physical size. Only two Queen Radscorpions exist, both of which are in Fallout: New Vegas. Beside the size and power difference, the Queen Radscorpions appearance is similar to the Giant Radscorpion.
The Queen Radscorpion has appeared in the following games:
The Professor's Radscorpion is a special form of Radscorpion that only appears in Fallout 2. This Radscorpion has been genetically altered to be super intelligent. Professor's Radscorpion can speak to the player, a feat which no other Radscorpion can accomplish. On top of being able to speak, this Radscorpion can also play chess.
The Professor's Radscorpion has appeared in the following games:
The Bark Scorpion was mutated from a North American Striped Bark Scorpion rather than the North American Emperor Scorpion. the Bark Scorpions are native to the Mojave Wasteland rather than the Capital Wasteland. The Bark Scorpion variant has a brownish color to it, which is quite different from the average Radscorpion. The Bark Scorpions and the Radscorpions are enemies and will fight each other if in a close proximity to one another. Bark Scorpions are smaller and much more tactical in their combat approach and will try to outmaneuver its prey. Bark Scorpions are much weaker physically, which they make up for with stronger venom.
The Bark Scorpion has appeared in the following games:
Bark Scorpion Hunter
The Bark Scorpion Hunters look almost identical to the normal Bark Scorpions except they are larger in size. These Scorpions are stronger and more aggressive than the normal Bark Scorpions.
The Bark Scorpion Hunter has appeared in the following games: