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I realize this is a bit of a philosophical question regarding the game but that's not my intent.

I'm purely interested in whether or not my shotgun that does 50% more damage to humans will do extra damage to synths when applied to their face.

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  • If I had to take a guess, I'd say the gen 1 and gen 2 synth aren't human, but the gen 3 ones possibly are. I have no idea if that's correct, though. – Nolonar Nov 16 '15 at 4:02
  • @Nolonar It is, weapons which apply bonus dmg to robots affect gen 1 and 2, but not 3 – Realitätsverlust Nov 16 '15 at 8:53
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    Just curious: Did you playtest the accepted answer before giving it the check-mark? Just because a Synth doesn't count as a robot, doesn't mean that it will count as a human. – Iszi Nov 16 '15 at 20:56
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Unfortunately I believe so. "General Chao's Sword" (+50% bonus damage to robots) does NOT affect gen 3 synths due to some bizarre oversight, so it is safe to assume that +damage to humans will affect them.

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    According to a comment above, gen 1 and 2 are robots, and gen 3 are humans. If that's correct, could you clarify your answer? – DCShannon Nov 16 '15 at 12:37
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    Gen 3 are probably human clones with implants. The whole synth story is silly. Synths are probably just cyborgs. – SkyHiRider Nov 16 '15 at 14:34

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