Questions tagged [fallout-4]

An open world action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda and the sixth game in the main Fallout series. Use this tag for questions about the mechanics and story of Fallout 4 specifically. Use the [fallout-series] tag for questions that span multiple games.

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Does the Creation Club eventually present all mods for free?

Throughout the years I tend to regularly reinstall and play Skyrim Special Edition and Fallout 4 (sometimes only to answer questions here). I've noticed that the Creation Club offers new content for ...
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Where is the online help text located in Fallout 4?

A while ago, I extracted the actual Online Help Texts (in-game help strings accessible from the Help menu when the game runs) from Fallout 76 from the main .ba2 file for better readability. I've used ...
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Do Squirrel Bits Actually Come From Squirrels in Fallout 4?

There are two main things that led me to this question: 1) I've never seen a squirrel in the Commonwealth, and 2) I learned that some meat sources are intentionally mislabeled (see Longneck Lukowski's ...
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Is the Combat Knife in Fallout 4 a 1219C2 KA-BAR knife?

Knives come in many shapes and sizes, but I noticed that the combat knife looks particularly similar to a KABAR that I own. So I started comparing images, particularly noticing the blade profile, ...
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Fallout 4 chemistry workstation - background image used for reflections

I've only noticed this today: when the chemical station appeared in the grey-backed loading screen, there appeared to be a transparent image used on the inside of the Florence flask (the big round one ...
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Does an active radio aid stealth in Fallout 4?

To be clear: I am not asking about listening to the radio on the Pip-Boy. I am also not asking about the HAM radios. I am asking about stationary radios, already activated, found throughout the ...
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What does the embossed text say on the "empty milk bottle" in Fallout 4?

I know its a trivial detail, but I'm genuinely curious and struggling to find the answer. Screenshot from in-game: Fandom page's image: The Fandom page had a better, larger picture, but I still ...
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Where's Codsworth?

I'm playing Fallout 4 on PC, on survival difficulty. I have all of the DLCs. I don't play with mods except for a few free 'Creation Club' items. I took Codsworth with me to clear out USAF Satellite ...
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What literature did Nate and Nora keep on their shelves?

A few preliminary in-game details: Nate is a military veteran. Nora is (was) a lawyer. Both were new parents. They also have a newly (or semi-newly) acquired Mr. Handy. There are two named texts in ...
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Who are the Moyers in Fallout 4?

At first I wasn't sure if October 6 said Dinner with the "Mayors" or Dinner with the "Moyars", but after exiting the vault and being able to crouch, looking closer I could tell ...
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Officially, what was Bethesda's inspiration for the Atom Cats in Fallout 4?

I have found a fair amount of information, but I have not yet managed to find any official declaration by Bethesda as to the inspiration for the Atom Cats. Summary While the sources referenced below ...
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Fallout 4 shuts down my computer?

Something very very odd has been happening to me. Whenever I run Fallout 4, within minutes of loading any savefile, my computer suddenly shuts off and restarts. Not even a clean reboot. This is ...
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Installing Fallout 4 broke other games

I received Fallout 4 for Christmas and installed it through Steam. I fired it up and found I'm getting <10 FPS. I tried a few things (see below) and then, in my sadness, fired up Subnautica, only ...
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How do I combine weapons with special characteristics?

I have a "Suppressed Hardened 10mm Automatic Pistol" with the following parts: Hardened Automatic receiver Long Light Barrel Comfort Grip Large Magazine Reflex Sight Suppressor I like this ...
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Make Trashcan Carla friendly again using commands

Is there a way to make Trashcan Carla friendly again after you rob her? I tried things like disable and markfordelete but it didn't work.
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What percentage do specific foods add to the disease risk pool on survival difficulty?

I would love to know the exact percentage values that each individual food item adds to the Disease Risk Pool (DRP) when playing on the survival difficulty. The wiki states the following: Food always ...
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How can I unlock Vault-88 quest items with console commands?

"This post may contain what can be considered spoilers!" I have Fallout4 with all DLCs installed on my PC. When I started Vault-88 quest and I saw the ghoul overseer ordering me around. I ...
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Why won't the Vault 81 gear-shaped door open? [duplicate]

When I walk into the cave containing Vault 81, after I pass the persuasion check, the main vault door (I'm not talking about the one after you finish talking face-to-face with the Overseer, I'm ...
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Can anyone identify what the name of this outfit?

I've looking for this armor for a long time, but i can't find a name, please tell me.
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Can Raider Power Armour have a Jetpack?

I'm playing Fallout 4 for the first time. I've just got the Overboss armour from Nuka-World and would like to add a jetpack to it. Is this possible? The mods list doesn't seem to list it, but I don't ...
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Fallout 4 Fast Travel Unavailable Glitch

I joined the BOS ad destroyed the Institute on top of the big building by pressing the button. I had my power armor so I jumped off the building because I realized I couldn't fast travel on top of ...
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How do I make an XNOR gate work in Fallout 4? [duplicate]

By the way, I am currently on a phone, so please excuse any formatting issues, typos, or grammatical errors. For reference: I have already looked at this thread, which seems to be the only thread on ...
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Fallout 4 - Cannot Select Base SPECIAL Perks

Fallout 4 universe. I started a new playthrough of Fallout 4, one of my favorite games in the Fallout series, (despite me having to send Marcy Long to the pillory all the time,) and everything was ...
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Fallout 4 - Materials not being shared

I have the Local Leader perk installed and have been enjoying building up settlements all over the Commonwealth & the Island, sharing the resources though supply lines. Recently I noticed though ...
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Fallout 4: That damn dogmeat [duplicate]

The pup everyone hates and loves. Dissapears and reapears. After using him to track Kelog, Valentine dismissed him and I have no idea where to. I looled at every settlement, used bells, used dog ...
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Equipping clothes with other commands won't equip the clothes

I created several .bat files to equip some clothes in my settlers, modded clothes, this way: equipitem 51000d0f 1; suit 1 equipitem 51000xb4 1; suit 2 At first I was just equipping the clothes, so ...
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How can I get better at building in Fallout 4?

I build quite decent in Fallout 4, but I would like some tips and Xbox mods for better building or more resources, please.
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How to get past a locked door in Fort Hagen Command Center?

I’m playing through Fallout 4 again, and I’ve come across a bug in the game that’s preventing me from proceeding. While playing the quest “Reunions”, I fought my way through Fort Hagen, all the way ...
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Is there a way to disable the hit marker?

I have Fallout 4 on the PlayStation 4 and although I have found the option to disable the crosshairs entirely, I have not been able to find an option to disable the hit marker effect. Is it possible ...
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Are enemies more willing to throw explosives at me if I throw some at them first?

Occasionally when I enter combat with enemies they will throw one or two explosives at me whether they are molotov cocktails or frag grenades. I recently fought the Raiders in Hangman's Hallway and ...
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What makes Raiders retreat from a fight with me?

Occasionally when I enter combat with a Raider after a few seconds they will verbally express their fear of the situation (sometimes saying something along the lines of "Screw this, keep your ...
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Who voiced Nuka-Girl?

A quick Google search seemingly answered the question: Courtenay Taylor, right? Not quite. Clicking on the immediately listed link, the voice actress' Fandom page lists her as voicing the Sole ...
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F4SE isn't launching on the right monitor

So I've recently started playing Fallout again. I installed the latest f4se build and set it to launch through MO2. Before I launched it, I launched the normal Fallout 4 via Steam, everything was ...
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Stealing my own powerarmor

Ok, so I got a powerarmor suit from far harbor, a few hours later I put Nick in it, and about 2 hours have past since he got in. Now whenever I tell him to get out and he does, it says "Steal&...
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Does sprinting in Fallout 4's Survival mode accelerate the rate at which I will become thirstier?

When I do not fear danger or have a long distance to travel I will sprint to reach the destination faster. Survival mode, to some extent, relates more to real life than the other modes, which makes me ...
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Is there a way to make Trudy and Patrick non hostile after accidental friendly fire?

I agreed to help Trudy at the Drumlin diner with killing some raiders. In the process, I accidentally shot Patrick while we were fighting the raiders. Both characters are now hostile. I tried to leave ...
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How can I progress with the Brotherhood of Steel quest line after "The Lost Patrol"?

I have completed The Lost Patrol mission and it is in the completed part of my journal. I also completed the side missions (The radiant ones you get to collect tech for Rhys and Haylen) but nothing ...
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Deacon refuses to board Vertibird in 'Rockets' Red Glare' quest

I think I have the same bug as described here: "A glitch may occur if Deacon is wearing power armor where he won't board the Vertibird". I think Deacon is injured. He is just sitting by the door. ...
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Fallout 4 crashes after loading in

Briefly after loading into a save, the game will crash (between 15 seconds to a minute or two after I've loaded in), and crashes to desktop. There is no message in Event Viewer or any kind of logs. I ...
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How can I improve Commonwealth load time in Fallout 4 (PC)? [duplicate]

I love Fallout 4 but I absolutely loathe going into buildings because every time I come out, re-loading the Commonwealth takes a very long time (a minute or more). This can't be an issue w/ my PC ...
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Built items stored in workbench are deleted

I used to be able to store floors, walls, etc. in the workbench, and I would see a number next to the item stating how many I have available (this is different from the 'how many you can build' count)....
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How to remove countertops in Fallout 4?

I took over the Covenant and turned it into a settlement. I wanted to renovate the store, and build it as a bar or a room for settlers. I tried clicking the countertop and tried the commands disable ...
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Do stacked boxes get stored in the workbench?

I've noticed in Fallout 4 while building settlements sometimes you will encounter stacked boxes. Often when you decide to scrap the bottommost box in the stack, all of the boxes stacked above it will ...
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How does the Fire Rate stat in Fallout 4 translate to shots per second?

In Fallout 4, every weapon has a "Fire Rate" statistic. How does this statistic translate to rounds fired per second?
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What does this symbol mean in Fallout 4?

I've come across this symbol a few times in Fallout 4. It's reminiscent of the shadow marks in Skyrim, so I assume there's an actual meaning behind the symbol, but I can't figure it out. Does anyone ...
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Why won't vendors restock? [duplicate]

Vendors in my current game of Fallout 4 wont restock their items. I've been waiting for weeks for a mini nuke to be restocked. Why don't they restock? Would it have anything to do with the mods I ...
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Disabling Fallout 4 "Creation Club" item/mod

I've started playing Fallout 4 on PC again after a few months away. As I've been fighting, I've noticed that the dead NPCs I kill will despawn/disappear immediately when the battle ends, with the ...
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How do Sneak Attacks affect damage in Fallout 4?

This question acts as a followup to How is incoming damage calculated in Fallout 4? I have the formula for how damage is calculated normally, but I know that damage is modified when the condition "...
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How to Transfer Steam to a Different Harddrive on the Same Computer

so, my fiance bought a SSD(solid state drive) to run my games better. But the thing is, I already downloaded and have been playing 2 games on Steam prior to getting that drive. So I was wondering how ...
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How much damage does the Assaultron head laser do?

While looking at armor, I attempted to pick out a series of representative weapons and damaging effects that one could encounter out in the wasteland. Deathclaw claw attacks, mininukes, and super-...
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