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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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Can I find all X0-1 pieces without having the required level?

For example, the helmet you can steal from the Prydrwen. I'm curious if you can find all pieces of the X0-1.
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Why can't I interact with the radio transmitter at the Castle?

I have killed the Mirelurk queen, so now all I have to do is power up the transmitter. But it won't work. It said I wasn't allied to the settlement so I couldn't do anything. No one died in the ...
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How can I get the command or the Talk option for Dog meat

I have taken Dogmeat on several missions but now I want him to go back to the settlement but for some reason the option to talk with him doesn't come up. It used to come up but now all I get is go ...
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how do you take power armor off in fallout 4 [duplicate]

im trying to but it wont come off
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Fallout 4: bug in minutemen mission

I'm doing the minutemen missions in fallout 4 with hopes of unlocking the final mission. Unfortunately, I'm stuck in a mission where I'm supposed to eliminate raiders at olivia satellite station. I ...
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Unpredictable behaviour of Screen Settings in Fallout 4

I can set any usable screen settings in Fallout 4 on my Windows 10. Windowed mode can be stuck and it can be unable to turn it off. Next run it can be available, but resolution drop down can be ...
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Fallout 4 Sneak gear

Been trying to research this but can't find a concrete answer. If I'm trying a sneak build, am I better using the "shadowed" versions of the combat /leather armors, or not wearing armour and instead ...
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Power armour Problem

I was just playing Fallout 4 and happened to see that when I enter a power armour, some pieces are missing and it looks like I only have a few parts on, and the fusion core will just be hovering. ...
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Does Fallout 4 GOTY include add-ons on disc?

Does Fallout 4 GOTY Edition need to download add-ons after installation? Or does it include all of the add-ons on disc? I wanted to play it but I would want the entirety of the game.
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What happens if I get Mama Murphy off chems?

So I managed to get Mama Murphy off chems in a speech check. But seeing as the Sight warns you about alot of things such as when Murphy says "Something is coming, and it is angry" and having it become ...
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Why can't I see the Nuka-World map?

When I'm in Nuka World, I can't actually see the map. It's just maybe one or more icons crammed into one corner of the normal Commonwealth map. https://imgur.com/yrNM0tB that's what it looks like. I ...
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Do loading screen tips change depending on level?

I have a character that I think is below level 20 and while I was fast-traveling, I noticed the item on the loading screen was a modified pipe rifle. I realized that I never saw this loading screen ...
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Marowski will not die!

I'm currently trying to complete the "Kill Marowski" quest and it's infuriating! I have the level 3 Sandman perk. I've tried every type of weapon. As soon as he's asleep, I sneak into his room and ...
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Mama Murphy wont switch settlements

Mama Murphy is currently in sanctuary and I want her in the red rocket.In build mode, when I look at her it doesn't show anything different, so I can't command or move her. when I talk to her, she ...
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Fallout 4: Does killing the Nuka-World raiders prevent exploration of the park areas?

I'm going to play the Nuka-World DLC for a second time, this time as a good guy aligned with the Minutemen. When I do the quest "Open Season" and kill off the raider faction leaders, does it truncate ...
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Why are my settlers not doing their jobs and refusing to stay assigned?

One day I went back to my settlement and everyone was unassigned, I was fine with that, just a little glitch I have no problem reassigning 30 settlers. The problem is when I try, It says they are ...
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Fallout 4 - How do I change modes when manipulating objects?

I am one of those guys that has built my settlers a mansion with a fully-stocked kitchen, games room, and hospital bay. The problem is, stacking shelves and aligning objects is huge pain. Sometimes I'...
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How to stop health regen in Fallout 4?

Background: I'm playing on Very Hard (old Survival), and wanted to try a permadeath, no-health run. I have noticed a non-deterministic health bar regeneration in Fallout 4, but I cannot pinpoint ...
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Is there a way to populate settlements without befriending them?

I've been doing a playthrough where I'm not doing the Minutemen quests or doing anything with settlements. However, I would like to see the settlements built up as if I was doing those quests and ...
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Is having the right provisioner-type vital?

I read all across the communities, that people use sentry robots for some routes and ghouls for others. Or a Mr. Handy for spectacle island. Provisioners can ONLY die by your hand afaik and according ...
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Are basic armor mods compatible with their higher tiers?

For instance, "Leather left leg with studded leather". Can I remove the studded leather and apply it to a heavy leather left leg piece?
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Why am I locked at 20 settlers? [duplicate]

I am looking to use the "Sim Settlements" mod for Fallout 4, but I can't seem to get past 20 settlers. Is the settlement limit fixed based on any factors? I understand Charisma is a part of the ...
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Is there a way to unlock more crafting options for the home in Diamond City?

I just bought a home in diamond city and there’s very limited options on what I can build. Is it ever possible to get more building options for this place?
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So why does this happen?

Whenever I try to walk to Kellogg he gets hostile without me even talking to him. is it Nick or something else? I tried telling Nick to wait outside and I even dismissed him. Please help.
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How do I build power at the home in Diamond City?

I bought a home from the mayor of Diamond City, and the work bench won’t let me build generators but it’s saying I need one, it’s not that I don’t have the materials, the option will not show up?
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Why do Protectrons sometimes attack me? [duplicate]

Sometimes I activate the Protectron in Corvega Assembly plant, go to the side of the room and sneak as I watch it attack raiders. Then, all of a sudden, it would turn and start attacking me. Sure, ...
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What exactly are critical hits?

I know you can spare them in VATS, but from reading around, they can also appear during the use of VATS without noticing. Is this true? So guaranteed hits without triggering the critical-bar in VATS? ...
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BOS is hostile - Can I still do their quests?

I angered the Brotherhood of Steel by taking out a neutral squad (wanted to clap the legendary guy). Now wherever I go, they seem to remember it and try kill me. Can I resolve that without loading an ...
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Why do my settlers in Fallout 4 keep spawning their own armor?

So any time a settler comes to any of my settlements they come equipped with armour, that's normal. But in my save, when I try to remove that armour from their inventory they just spawn new armour to ...
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Is leveling VATS accuracy actually worth it compared to luck?

There are numerous perks that boost VATS accuracy. But wouldn't it be better to just push up your luck and and increase the critical hit damage? There won't be a hard-cap for accuracy at 95%, since ...
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Getting rid of dead ghouls

This might be a FAQ, but in searching around (and writing the Q) I haven't come across it. After cleaning out the Sunshine Trading settlement, there are persistent ghoul bodies littering the place. ...
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How to improve VATS weapon accuracy

What are the different options to improve weapon accuracy. And is it in all the cases capped at 95%?
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How can I explode the truck in front of Diamond City entrance without turning people hostile?

I set myself a goal long ago when I started playing Fallout 4 vanilla that I would explode every vehicle and every explosive item on the map. I have blown up canisters of gas. I have blown up the ...
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Why is Preston Garvey attacking me in Fallout 4

Preston and I were going to Diamond City when we some encountered raiders on the way. While fighting, it gave me the option on where to send Preston (like if I told him to go to Red Rocket or other ...
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How can I get my companion to not throw grenades at the mosquitos?

On Fallout 4 (on PC) I've given my companion (Hancock) my stash of fragmentation grenades. Since he's got a shotgun, and I've got a sword, I figure he's the better of us to be chucking them. I've ...
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How do I finish a main quest when I have to protect a settlement quest keep showing up?

So basically I am several hours already in Fallout 4 vanilla, over level 200, have too many legendary weapons and armor to count, modded everything and collected all the magazines and bobbleheads. I ...
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Do critical shots affect legendary mods?

For example, I have a combat rifle that shoots bullets which explode on impact. If I use a critical shot, does that affect just the bullet or would it affect the explosive modification as well?
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How can I get my settlers off the roof without a mod?

In Fallout 4, my Sanctuary Hills settlement has suddenly started having this problem where some of my settlers and Codsworth decide to throw a party on top of one of the abandoned buildings. They don'...
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Sanctuary Estates root cellar

In the Fallout 4 New Sanctuary Estates mod, Where is the root cellar location? I looked in the right location but it is not there. Either it has not been installed or it has been moved.
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Do I need to kill Railroaders when playing for Institute? How to avoid killing them?

I play for Institute and there is a quest "End of the Line" where the Institute wants me to kill Railroaders. There is a video where someone avoids killing them, but there is a lot of information ...
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Disable the Nightperson perk's nightvision in Fallout 4?

I am currently playing Fallout 4 vanilla on PC. I have just gotten the nightperson perk rank 2. The added perception is nice but the nightvision is giving me trouble. I can actually see better ...
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I accidentally replace vanilla Sequin Dress with a mod. Is there any way to get it back without reinstalling the game?

I recently installed ZGC Mary Dress using NMM, and somehow I downloaded and installed the replacer version of Sequin Dress. I tried to uninstall the mod and resulting in my character being naked. Is ...
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Is it possible to duck under melee attacks by crouching?

I'm wondering whether its possible to dodge melee attacks by crouching in Fallout 4? I know it works in other games like Dishonored and Resident Evil 7 so I'm curious.
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Goodneighbour warehouse crash while completing 'The Cleaner' quest in Fallout 4?

I've encountered a consistent crash while attempting to clear the Goodneighbour warehouses of Triggermen (Whitechapel Charlie's 'Miscellaneous' quest: The Cleaner). In one of the warehouses, killing ...
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Vertibird Signal Grenade sources other than Teagan?

Protor Teagan is glitching out and won't talk to me (similar to the Esbern glitch in Skyrim) so I can't buy the signals from him, is there another way to get them?
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Which Power Armor is the most cost effective in terms of repair?

I've been running into problems repairing my power armor because I don't have much aluminum and circuitry to repair it. I want to find a Power Armor that is cheap to repair, but is also strong in ...
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How do I exit a stuck/frozen crafting menu in Fallout 4?

I'm currently stuck in a crafting menu in Fallout 4, specifically the Cooking menu. I was attempting to craft Vegetable Starch, maybe I was pressing Enter too fast, as once I ran out of Corn I couldn'...
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The origins of the Railroad

I went through a couple of sources but could not find a solid statement on how exactly Railroad was founded and decided to stand up for the synths. Is there any more or less official info on this?
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Bluetooth headphone does not work in Fallout 4?

I have a bluetooth headphone - "JBL Wireless On-Ear Headphones T450BT" it works when I play music or watch movies. But if I start Fallout 4 , the Audio starts playing from the Laptop speaker and ...
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Can I safely sell the Nuka Cola recipes?

Once I've collected a Nuka Cola recipe, if I sell it to a vendor will I lose the ability to craft that recipe? Or can I safely sell the recipes that I've collected?