They do eat humans . They eat many of the creatures of the wasteland. Super mutants eat animals.
A common trait of all super mutants is that they are completely sterile and cannot reproduce (one variety is even explicitly asexual, i.e. devoid of primary sexual characteristics).
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Super mutants are mutated humans, products of infection by the Forced Evolutionary Virus (FEV). They are much taller, bulkier and muscular than pure strain humans, have (mostly) green, gray, or yellowish skin, are immune to disease and radiation , and are gifted with superhuman strength and endurance.
But yes, there are Super Mutants who are female or arguably used to be female (this is actually a good discussion for a whole other day). Some examples would be Lily and Tabitha in New Vegas.
Cannibal is a perk in Fallout 3, Fallout : New Vegas , Fallout 4 and Fallout 76 that allows the player character to engage in cannibalism .
It depends on a number of factors. Rad level, mental strength, and how they were mutated seem to be the big factors. The Master used his psychic powers to guide many super mutants though it so they didn’t go insane. Smart Super Mutants will have to be exposed to very little radiation, they have to be Vault Dwellers.
Physical. Super Mutants retains many human physical characteristics that have been exaggerated due to mutant . On average, they stand over 10 feet tall and weigh around 800 pounds of hardened muscle and bone structure, giving them incredible strength.
Super mutants are mutated humans, products of infection by the Forced Evolutionary Virus (FEV). Although they are completely sterile, the rapid regeneration of their cells caused by FEV makes them biologically immortal (but not immune to death from injury).
Super Mutant Behemoths are larger and stronger versions of standard Super Mutants . They not only have larger health bars, but also devestating power in all of their attacks. You will find Super Mutant Behemoths in some areas of the Commonwealth where there are groups of Super Mutants in open areas.
FEV was synthesized and used by Weston Lesko in the Capital Wasteland around 2277, in an attempt to return giant ants to their normal size through genetic manipulation.
The nightkin were an elite warrior caste in the Master’s super mutant army and the apex of his creation of super mutants . When the Master’s super mutant army was defeated in 2162, many began wandering the wasteland or banded together into groups of varying sizes and with varying ends.