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 a saved game be carried over between editions?

I was hoping to buy a copy of Fallout 4 GOTY (Game of the Year Edition), and I wanted to know if my save states and data would carry over from my original copy of Fallout 4, or if I had to start a new ...
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Does Fallout 4 have a color filter like Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas?

Previous 3D Fallout games Fallout 3 (green) and Fallout: New Vegas (orange) both have a color filter (filter enabled on left, disabled on right): Fallout 3: New Vegas: By looking at Fallout 4 ...
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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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How do I build a dog house for Dogmeat?

When I dismiss Dogmeat in Fallout 4 I have to search for him if I send him to a settlement. I would love to give him a place to chill and wondered if a constructed dog house would enable me to find ...
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Finding MacCready

I previously sent MacCready away, but now I need to find him to complete the Long Road Ahead mission. He is not in the VIP rooms at The Third Rail. How can I find him on Xbox?
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Railroad questline: House Divided - no next mission from Father?

I'm doing a playthrough with the Railroad. "Keep working with Father" is a main quest objective for now, and during that you go through the usual institute steps: Libertalia, etc. Problem: After ...
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Why did the Institute pick Shaun?

My question is why do the institute pick Shaun. Could they not have picked anyone else? I mean they could have taken the guy you control in the game instead of Shaun or one of the other vault ...
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Surnames that Codsworth supports

I was playing fallout 4. The first round I named my character 'John The Duvahkiin' (I just moved to Fallout from ES) and Codsworth called me 'Sir'. The second time I named my character 'Alex Johnson' ...
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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. That's what it looks like: I do have mods but none of ...
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Can't play modded Fallout 4 due to crash to desktop

Here's my problem: I want to play a heavily modded Fallout 4. Once I start a fresh game I can, strangely enough, play just fine without any issues and any crash. However, once I exit the game, and ...
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Is there a way to fix the Level 4 Merchant glitch

I'm playing Fallout 4 on Xbox, and there is this glitch that I've found to be quite common, but no one knows how to fix it. It's concerning the Merchants who can come to your settlement and are level ...
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What happens when you unlock all the perks?

When playing Fallout 4, what happens if you get all the perks? Do you get an achievement or are you just not able to get any more perks?
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Fallout 4 VR's graphical nightmare just won't be fixed

Fallout 4 VR's graphical errors are astonishing. Here's a link to a youtube video showing my issue Machine specs: Intel i7 8700 32 GB RAM Nvidia RTX2070 GPU Windows 10 Pro 1803 HTC Vive Things I'...
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Is there any benefit to having multiple recruitment radio beacons?

I want to populate my settlements faster, is there any purpose in placing multiple recruitment radio beacons in them?
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Is my Piper broken?

I'm playing Fallout 4, and I maxed out Affection with Piper, and got her perk. She frequently repeats the last bit that lets me try to choose Romance, but always shoots it down. I have max Charisma (...
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Is it possible to tell the stealth value of my current armor?

I'm evaluating different armor types and mods to figure out what works best as for my stealthy character. Unfortunately, in comparing one armor set with another I've only found anecdotal advice: ...
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Why does my Castle settlement show insufficient power?

My settlement at the Castle has 32 power for three people and it's still showing up as red. What gives? Is there some hidden object that I need to power in order to satisfy the Workshop? Because I ...
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How can I find Dogmeat after I've made him stay in Fallout 4? [duplicate]

I told Dogmeat to stay outside this raider building because even though he has armor I don't want him to die. After I came out I searched the area and I couldn't find him. I think if he's told to stay ...
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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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Where can I find Copper?

So it seems that most of the electrical items I need to craft require copper resources, which means that I'm going through a lot of copper and it's quickly becoming a very important resource. I'm ...
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Fallout 4 - I can't find Paladin Danse

I've had problems with companions before (like Dogmeat not wearing anything I give him or Strong just running away) but this problem has to be the worst. Ironically, Paladin Danse went missing after ...
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How do I get to the Nuka World transit?

I am attempting to enter Nuka World, but every entrance to the transit is considered out of the map, and there is an invisible barrier. How do I get into Nuka World?
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Can I create settlements without workstations?

I have at least one settlement without a workshop. How do I make one without being able to build it? I have cleared the settlement, so no there are no monsters.
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Where can I find Paladin Danse after dismissing him to Boston Airport?

Light spoilers ahead, be advised. I killed Kellogg in the main story and had the Brotherhood of Steel arrive in the Prydwen. Paladin Danse became a companion and I was tasked to wipe out a castle ...
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Can my settlers (especially the supply line units) die?

I recently found one of my supply units (provisioner) at another settlement that means they apparently travel the wastes. Does this mean that they can actually die if they run into some enemies while ...
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Is it possible to settle the Boston Airport?

I've settled every settlement in the main Fallout 4 game. Except the Boston Airport. I can't seem to figure this one out. I can't craft a beacon radio here and it doesn't even give me an option to ...
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Fallout 4: Can I redeem the institutes reputation?

I went with the institute in fallout 4 and everyone’s making me feel like shit about it. Nobody in the commenwealth trusts the institute, and are very weary about synths roaming around. Is there a way ...
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Why does this Power Armor appear as X-01 but the parts state T-45?

I am level 53. When I go to S Boston Military Checkpoint, I can look through the cage and see that the power armor is X-01. When I unlock the terminal and open the cage it still appears as X-01 armor, ...
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How do I change turret targeting parameters?

I remember in Fallout 3 and New Vegas that you could hack terminals controlling turrets to change a turret's targeting parameters (i.e. shoot your enemies and not you) but it seems that they've ...
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Fallout 4: The Molecular Level Bug

I've just started The Molecular Level mission and I chose to go through the BoS. I just built the stabilized reflector platform, but it doesn't show it as built. It still has the hovering marker above ...
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Is there an easy way to route power to the inside of buildings?

I like all of my smog machines (i.e.: power generators) to be outside of my structures, so as not to suffocate the inhabitants. (Yeah, I know there's not an actual mechanic for that. But stick with me ...
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Combating Fallout 4 radiation illness in survival

Before I start, let me make it clear that I'm not talking about radiation sickness, but rather about contracting illnesses from being irradiated in survival mode. To be succinct, is it normal to ...
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Can I rename Dogmeat?

As much as I like the original Fallout, I can think of a few better names for my dog than Dogmeat. Is it possible to rename Dogmeat, either in-game or through the console?
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Why is Kellogg automatically hostile to me?

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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Ronnie Shaw stole my power armor, how to get it back

So I was in the castle and then I realized my power armor was gone. I looked around and bam, Ronnie Shaw had on my X01 power armor. I tried talking to them but no dice, and I tried pickpocketing but ...
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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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Problem: BOS Fallout 4

So I'm having a very annoying problem: Paladin Danse won't give me the next Brotherhood of Steel quest (the one that has me go to the prydwen, via vertibird), and he won't have cognitive conversation, ...
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Is it possible for the Player Character to become immune to radiation poisoning?

So, I recently found myself in the Crater of Atom where there appear to be some otherwise-normal humans who are immune to radiation poisoning. Is this something I can achieve as well? Please put ...
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Where can I find Heavy Combat Armor?

So I have found Military Fatigues and Combat Armor but I don't know where to find Heavy Combat Armor. I have looked at the places that Gunners spawn, but I can't find Heavy Combat Armor. I have the ...
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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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Can you continue to do 'Quartermastery' and 'Cleansing the Commonwealth' missions after finishing 'Reunions'?

Those two types of missions seem like decent ways of obtaining experience, even for a Survival character. I'm looking forward to being able to use a Vertibird around the Commonwealth for faster travel,...
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fallout 4 nuka world shooting raiders

I've been playing nuka world, and I know that raiders are gang locked and that killing one pack raider wont set of operatior or disciple raiders hostile. My question is; If i shoot raiders outside the ...
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Mama Murphy won't 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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Can Preston Garvey's perk still be obtained if he cannot be your companion?

I've unfortunately fallen into the glitch scenario with Preston Garvey, described in a few other questions, where dialogue can't be initiated, and therefore he cannot be my companion. I don't have any ...
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Fallout 4: Putting DiMA on trial

I'm having an issue with one of Far Harbor's two main quests, so here's a spoiler-free description of what's happening: Playing on PC, have done all quests for Far Harbor, have all four settlements ...
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Do companions drain fusion cores?

If I tell a companion to wear power armor, will they drain the fusion core? If not, I could have the companion wear the armor to save energy when I'm walking places. When I get two suits, I can just ...
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How many extra pellets are fired from a Two Shot Prefix Shotgun?

I was looking at the legendary weapon effects wikia page and came to the two shot entry. It says that it "fires an additional projectile." I remembered that I recently found a two shot combat shotgun. ...
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How to count and group items on a line in the Fallout 4 Contraptions DLC?

I have been trying to set up a line with two ammunition factories. I'm using 3 hoppers to drop 1 fertilizer, 1 lead, and another lead on a single conveyor to make 10mm rounds. I've been googling and ...
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Some power armor pieces are missing until I hop in?

When I entered a power armour suit, I noticed that some pieces were missing, it looks like I only have a few parts on, and the fusion core will just be hovering. However, when I exit, I find that ...
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How can I avoid being killed by Subway Stewards/Ticket Inspectors?

Whenever I power up the Protectrons in the College Square Station subway (in 'Subway Steward' mode), they ask me for my token. If I attempt to show them my subway tokens however, they immediately try ...