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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 4 ...
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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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How do I access Bobbi's Terminal (Console?)

In Bobbi's Place located in Good Neighbor, Bobbi's Safe is accessible only through Bobbi's Terminal (on desk next to safe.) The terminal is unable to be accessed due to a bug. The PC has a current ...
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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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Voltaic armor parts do not increase my automatrons energy damage?

When I put on the parts, the energy damage number does not change. Bug?
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How can I rotate the camera around my character with my weapon out?

It's easy to rotate the camera around my character while not in combat mode in 3rd person, but how can I do it in combat mode? I have tried pressing F and using the Middle Mouse Button, but nothing ...
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How do you zoom in on a terminal?

On PC with a Steam controller if that's relevant. Questions's in the title, really. I can't figure out how to zoom in/out on a terminal. You can change the zoom on the Pip Boy using Back but that ...
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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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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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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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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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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 get more robotic parts?

I just got Ada as part of the Mechanist DLC for Fallout 4. So far, all I can seem to do for upgrades is some basic assaultron and protectron components. How do I give her more advanced parts like ...
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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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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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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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Can you shoot down nuclear projectiles mid-flight?

I saw this short video clip which depicts a player getting very disappointed at the sight of a nuke flying towards them, while scoped in a sniper rifle. The video is supposed to show how there is ...
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What are the repercussions of letting Skinny Malone live?

An insight from Mama Murphy told me that when the time came I could talk my way out of the confrontation with Skinny Malone. This allows us all to walk free with no deaths. During my first ...
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Where to get 2mm EC ammo?

I bought 2mm EC ammunition from Arturo in Diamond City, however he never sells it anymore. His caps supply have been restocked about 10 times now but still no 2mm EC ammunition. Is it really rare for ...
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How do I stop Brahmins from coming into my structures in Fallout 4?

This might not sound like a big deal but it's driving me nuts. A number of my settlements have Brahmins wandering around inside buildings, getting in the way and generally making a nuisance of ...
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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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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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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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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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What are the repercussions of giving chems to Mama Murphy?

Mama Murphy hangs out in Sanctuary, in the chair I built her, and asks me for chems so she can see the future. I happily obliged and gave her everything she asked for. As a result, Are there any ...
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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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Is there any disadvantage to selling a Bobblehead or a magazine in Fallout 4?

In Fallout 4 the Bobbleheads are back. Once you pick them up they stay in your inventory with a weight of 0 and a value of 300. Will I need them later ? Do I lose the bonus if I sell them or drop ...
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How do turrets level up in Fallout 4?

Yesterday, I was defending a settlement, and found that one of the turrets was firing incendiary bullets. When I went to fix it, I realized that it had "Mk 5" written on one of the wings, and even the ...
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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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Minutemen wandering in the wastes?

I know that when you shoot up a flare that the Minutemen will come if you're close to a settlement, but I want to know, how often do you find Minutemen just wandering around, and do the number and ...
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What's more efficient: lightened armor or pocketed armor?

I'm ashamed to admit this, but I feel like I can tell you guys this: I have a bit of a weight problem. As I've progressed through the game and my loadout has changed, the newer items seem to weigh a ...
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What is the use of Brahmins in settlements?

I was working in my settlements and found my first Brahmin in Starlight Drive In. After some research on the internet, I found a way to keep it in one spot using the feeding bathtub, but still, WHY do ...
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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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What are the consequences of settlements getting attacked?

My settlement was attacked by some Raiders and my defenses took care of them along with some of my NPC's. It seems like the Raiders didn't make it through to any of the buildings. What happens when ...
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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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Is it possible to make covenant city a settlement by capturing it forcefully?

I discovered covenant city but no quest related to it yet. Is it possible to kill all the inhabitants and make it one of my settlements?
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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 ...