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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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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?
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Does Fallout 4 for PS4 limit the number of saved games?

I just upgraded my PS4 with a 2TB internal hard drive, yet I cannot create more saved games because of some limit. I think I had 40 game saves (not including the game's few auto-saves) and Fallout 4 ...
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In Fallout 4, Mysterious Stranger does not appear any more?

I'm playing Fallout 4 and I've had the Mysterious Stranger perk for a while, recently I noticed he completely stopped appearing, earlier he used to appear quite often. I haven't added any new MODS ...
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Does Greygarden need beds for happiness?

Greygarden has only Mr Handy occupants, however the number of beds shown for the settlement is in red font, indicating that I should build some beds there. Is this simply based on the number of ...
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Does the power armor near Murkwater Construction Site spawn as X-01 at high levels?

I'm playing at level 90+ and am trying to locate spare parts for a set of X-01 power armor. I have come back to the power armor beside the crashed vertibird near Murkwater Construction Site several ...
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Generating caps with Trading Post

I have always tend to build useful posts such as Weapons for ammo, Clinics and healing/stimpaks etc. But I wonder how efficient can they be if used to generate caps. So I am asking for three things: ...
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Macready uses ammo supply differently when equipped in power armor

I just told Macready to equip some power armor, and now he appears to use his ammo supply differently than when out of the armor. Specifically, when out of the armor, I can equip him with a weapon ...
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Are the SPECIAL video clips available to view other than during game loading? [duplicate]

I'd like to view the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. video clips that are randomly shown during the initial game load. Are they available to view elsewhere in the game?
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How to craft walls together at a corner when snap-in-place keeps attaching the new wall at the end?

I'm simply trying to attach two walls together to form a corner around a floor board. Instead of snapping in place at 90 degrees around the floor board, the new wall keeps attaching long-wise to the ...
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Where could my Fusion Cores possibly have gone to?

Ok, a bit annoyed; I had around 86 unused Fusion Cores in my Sanctuary Hills workshop. I was keeping them there as I don't see any real advantage in using Power Armour other than for aesthetic reasons....
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Fallout 4 Nuka World - Home Sweet Home quest no target

After reading here that if you complete the Nuka World main quest before rescuing Preston from Concordia you might stay friendly with him while also running the Nuka Whole gangs, I started a new game ...
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Can stolen supplies be used to craft reactor coolant?

In Fallout 4, one of the repeatable quests is to craft reactor coolant for Proctor Ingram on the Prydwen. Because the supplies are rare, is it possible to use stolen items for crafting the coolant?
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How to equip the white winter-wonder-wasteland Pip-Boy?

I just obtained the white Pip-Boy and Power Armor paint jobs during the Creation Club free giveaway promotion. I upgraded some power armor with the new paint, however don't know how to change the Pip-...
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Nexus mod manager the path is not of legal form

i moved my game from one drive to another. brought up mod manager clicked on settings button and changed the locations there. (note: also copied the mod manager (mod files ) to the same path on the ...
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Can I play a hard copy of a game expansion with a game bought on Steam?

I have Fallout 4 on Steam. I just saw a good deal in a physical store for the DVD expansion Far Harbor. Can I activate that on Steam or even play the expansion with my Steam copy?
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How to get around a progress-breaking bug in 'Powered Up'?

In the mission 'Powered Up' I'm asked to attend the directorate meeting to conclude the mission, but sitting down on the chair fails to trigger the event. Here is a youtube video (behind donotlink ...
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Is it possible to complete 'Underground Undercover' without 'Synth Retention'?

I'm on my first play-through (so, please no spoilers). My character is through-and-through a Railroad agent and believes in Synth Rights (this is a role-playing game, after all). I find it, from a ...
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Fast Travel glitch in fallout 4

I joined the BOS and took out the Institute, but after I teleported onto the roof of Mass Fusion,I blew it up but afterwards I couldn't fast travel. It said " You cannot fast travel from the location."...
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Switch to Nora mid game?

In Fallout 4 (PC), is there a way to switch to play as Nora, mid game, after you've already been playing as Nate? Will this break anything?
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Persistent supply line, with provisioner reassigned, won't disappear or allow reassignment

I met a provisioner at his "home" town, then assigned him to a guard post to break the line; however, the line is still in my map, and I can't reassign a provisioner to run the route again from either ...
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What happened to my Power Armor?

I hadn't had any fusion cores and I prefer sneak/sniper build during this (my first of F4) run so after defeating the first Deathclaw, I just left it there. Now that I'm supposed to find Virgil in the ...
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Do vendors ever have any information to share?

For as long as I can remember whenever I'd have the option to ask 'What's new?' to a vendor in Fallout 4, they'd always say they haven't heard anything and insist we go back to talking about bartering....
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Quick way of increasing MacCready's affinity?

I am playing the PS4 version of the game, and have completed most of the main quest. I play a lawful character, so I'd have a hard time increasing MacCready's affinity through my normal playthrough. ...
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Is it possible to break a mirelurk's shell to make it more vulnerable

In Fallout 4 you can focus on limbs/body parts of the enemy to cripple them. Each body part has a health bar and it is crippled whenever the bar is depleted. I was wondering if you can cripple any ...
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Is it possible to destroy factions?

When I heard I thought that since I'm Level 30 and have good stuff I could go in and absolutely wreck that place but I'm wondering if it's even possible?
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Paladin Danse came back to Boston Airport after Blind Betrayal. What do I do?

While doing Blind Betrayal I decided to let Danse live. He is my favorite character in the game, so I couldn't let him die. However, somehow, Danse made his way back to Boston Airport and now the ...
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Molecular Level missing items

I recently started playing Fallout 4 again in hopes of actually finishing the game. I'm at a point in the game where you need to build the Signal Interceptor. Except the only item I have is the pad ...
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Fallout 4 Settlement loosing its resources

Just got back to one of my settlements (Starlight Drive-In) where at first everything is normal Water is at 220 Food is at 108 Power is at 250 Defense is at 447 After about 1 minute in the ...
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vertibird signals with all three factions

I've sided with the Minutemen for the end game and have managed to remain at peace with the Railroad and the BoS, but by doing so I've somehow failed the "Show No Mercy" quest which allows the ...
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Fallout 4 - am I a Synth?

Is the player character in Fallout 4 a synth? The game doesn't answers this question directly, as far as I know. It would feel kinda like it makes sense, the Institute making Synths and you Is the ...
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How much damage do I have to inflict onto an enemy to still get XP even if a companion/someone other than me finishes them off?

Sometimes I put quite a few bullets into an enemy, someone/something else kills them, and I still get XP for it. Other times I put quite a few bullets into an enemy, someone/something else kills them, ...
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Fallout 4 DLC Items in Base Game

With Far Harbor and Nuka World installed, are any items added to the game's loot table from the beginning, or are they only available after traveling to the DLC locations?
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Does charisma affect buying prices for items in book return terminals?

It affects bartering with vendors, but does it affect buy prices for book return terminals? I'm using a character who can have up to 17 charisma, but said charisma doesn't seem to affect the prices ...
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Why does my gun reload slowly sometimes even with Quick Eject Mag?

Sometimes when I reload, it's nice and quick, but the majority of the time, it's as slow as not having a Quick Eject Mag. Is taking damage the cause of the problem, or does it depend on if it's night ...
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Can I still get ballistic weave in fallout 4?

I already killed all of the people in the railroad as a BOS quest, and my armor is trash.
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Fallout 4 window is too small. How do I change the size of my screen?

My Fallout 4 wasn't loading so I switched it to windows mode but it's really small. Is there anyway I can make the window bigger?
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How do I get more raiders at my Nuka-World raider outposts?

So, I'm playing Fallout 4 as a bad guy and went the Nuka-Cola Overboss route. Now I've got several outposts located in the Commonwealth, each one set up with a Nuka-World radio transmitter, amplifier, ...
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In survival mode, does tending to needs before they reach critical levels make any difference?

I've been playing survival mode and it frustrates me to no end that I can't keep an eye on how thirsty, hungry, or tired I am. There is no way to know just how bad off my needs are until I am so ...
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Which settlements allow the largest number of triangles and draw size?

I am wondering which settlements have the biggest item size to build in. Since this question determines that the size is calculated in polygons, I'm wondering if this amount is the same for every ...
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Fallout 4 - Where are the quests

I'm stuck in Fallout 4 for PSX4. I have done almost all quests that I found (both main and side ones). I finished the main quest. Now I am lost completely. I do not have any more quests. BoS Maxon ...
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How do I get these costumes for my companions?

Hey so in a lot of videos I see the companions wearing costumes. I know for codsworth you just equip the a bowlers hat. But for the companion costumes I know cait has that n7 armour, Preston looks ...
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How far can I make a wire go?

Simple question, how far can a wire go from a power source to any object in one line? And/or are there any tricks (not mods) to make them go further?
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Can I still use paladin Danse?

So I have just finished Blind Betrayal for the Brotherhood of Steel story arc. I chose to defend Danse. I passed all the charisma checks and everything. Even left Elder Manson alive. However, whenever ...
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Fallout 4 brotherhood and railroad returning after game completion with Institute

So I completed the game with the Institute, destroyed the Brotherhood blimp and everything, and killed everyone in the Railroad. I've been playing the game for like 50 hours since then, and every so ...
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Limit of Purified Water produced in settlements?

I got some Water Purifiers in Sanctuary, where I go very unfrequently. But always when I arrive there, the amound of Purified Water is around 26 or so. Is this amount capped (like the amount of ...
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Can you bypass stealing something if you have your companion inspect it?

I was in Diamond City at night with Strong and had him inspect an owned ammunition container belonging to Arturo. He took the items inside, and I traded with him and put them in my inventory. I then ...
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I'm stuck fighting Colter in Nukaworld, how do I beat him?

I'm stuck on Colter. I have tried everything, but I can't kill him. I have no recent saves, so reloading is not an option. I also have no missiles or a Fat Man, however, I do have a shotgun and a ...
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Can I calm down a settlement with an instigator synth in it without killing anyone else?

My Red Rocket settlement has become hostile. I've narrowed down the reason to a synth instigator. All my weapons and my super buff custom-made automatron are there and I can't get my automatron out ...
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Can you revert a save to an earlier point in time?

Hey so I've just realised how much I dislike the option I chose. Is there a way to revert your save (Including your items and possibly companion affinity) back to when you had a choice to join the ...