| ||本文介紹的是the mutant creature that appears in Fallout and Fallout 2. 關於the cut content creature that appears in the game files of Fallout: New Vegas，參見floater。|
The gasses that allow them to float also make them highly flammable when attacked with fire, but prevent electrical attacks from harming them. While they are not very intelligent, they move fast and can be difficult to kill, especially if a group of them surrounds you.
The Art of Fallout 3 book available with the collector's edition of the game includes many versions of floaters but the basic version was not provided in Fallout 3. The floater versions that would have appeared are:
Profiles for floaters, budding floaters (listed as "floater budding") and evolved floaters (listed as "floater evolved") appear in the data files for Fallout: New Vegas, although they do not appear in game, and use the centaur model when viewed in the GECK.