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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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Fallout 4: Semper Invicta (Spoilers) Can't complete quest

So I followed the main quest line throughout the game without completing the quest: Semper Invicta, (Spoilers ahead, don't read if you haven't done most of main story) I killed Paladin Danse after ...
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Is a molotov cocktail a grenade?

Got lots of molotov cocktails that I use often, and want to get the Demolitions Expert perk so they do more damage, but is a molotov cocktail a grenade or no?
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How many times do I need to do likable actions to get max affinity?

I noticed that all my companions liked me healing Dogmeat, so I gathered them all in Sanctuary, damaged Dogmeat and gave him stimpaks. But I ran out of stimpaks. Does anyone know how many times you ...
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Where are the Fallout 4 screenshots saved? [closed]

I cannot find any file of screen shots in My Document and game folder for Fallout 4. Where are those files?
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How does vendor restocking work in Fallout 4?

I've been looking for 2mm EC ammo and according to the wiki it is supposed to restock every 48 hours at Arturo. However he has not gotten any new 2mm EC ammo for at least 10 restocks. Do vendors ...
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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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Fallout 4 saves are scrambled up in the load list xbox one…how do I fix it?

Ok so...I cant make it to lv 25 to upgrade my deliverer to its fullest potential....and it's because every new save I make vanishes to the bottom of the list or somewhere besides the top...not only ...
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Fallout 4: Do I really need the Institute to continue and complete fallout 4?

I don't think I'm going to move forward anymore with the Institute, as a glitch has occurred in my previous question! But is it worth actually trying to fix this? Do I really need the Institute or do ...
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How to get Father off the roof?

I need Father for the meeting in Mankind Redefined, as well as Underground Undercover. Unfortunately, Father is standing on top of a building near Boston library precinct. I have tried killing him and ...
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Can I get addicted to the mysterious serum?

During the missions Special Delivery and The Secret of Cabot House, some choices may lead to me being given a Mysterious Serum. Is it possible for my character to become addicted to using it? On a ...
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Do companions aim down sight or hip fire?

I'm going to start modding a gun for a companion soon, and I'm thinking about long barrels, stocks, etc. But then I realized that maybe they hip-fire all the time, and that would make the long barrel ...
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Will the Combat Shotgun do More Critical Damage at my Level?

I'm playing through fallout 4 on survival, and just got access to combat shotguns; they do more damage than the double-barreled shotgun, but they lack the sawn-off upgrade to increase critical damage. ...
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Does the damage of the Overseer's Guardian include one bullet or both?

For example, I have the calibrated power receiver on my Overseer's Guardian, and it does about 140 damage. Since it fires two bullets each time the trigger is pulled, does each bullet do about 70 ...
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Fallout 4 on Steam not launching?

Ok. So I bought Fallout 4 again on another account on Steam. It downloaded and installed and what have you. When I went to launch the game, the launcher appeared as normal, but when you clicked play. ...
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Piper won't stop being naked

Piper is my companion, and I got her to stay in the Starlight Drive-in. I did the interview for her, went and did some quests, came back and she is running around in my power armour (should have taken ...
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Can you build anywhere on Fallout 4?

Can I build in, say, one of the forests and get people to join my settlement so we can grow? Or do I need to join the settlements that I already own / already placed? I want to design the whole thing ...
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Fallout 4 PS4: Are the character outfits bugged?

I have had to load a previous saved game (again), only this time Kellogg's outfit, the minute men General's Uniform, and the Silver Shroud outfit have vanished from my workbench. Is this another bug?
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how to fix explosive minigun blowing away enemies in V.A.T.S

I am playing Fallout 4 vanilla survival level 50+ and I found a legendary Explosive Minigun. I like using frag grenades so I maxed my Demolition perk before. Now when I use the minigun in Vats, the ...
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Why can't I interact with Danse?

I sided with the Brotherhood of Steel and got Danse to stay alive after the Blind Betrayal quest. However every time I go to see him at Listening Post Bravo (where he hides out) it won't let me fully ...
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I somehow scrapped Nick Valentine, is my game broken?

So I was scrapping some junk, and Nick Valentine walked by in front of me. I didn't pay attention to him and continued scrapping. I scrapped a pile, then turned to another. I was trying to scrap all ...
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How does the Pack Alpha perk from Nuka World work?

The perk description states: Your damage resistance is greatly increased (25% less damage) and you deal more damage (25%) while unarmed or using melee weapons. Does it increase the damage resistance ...
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Pickman's Blade is a Nuka Cola?

At the top of a tool box I was looting, I saw 'Pickman's Blade' with a star next to it. Currently running a sniper build in the game, I was super excited because this was an easy find for something ...
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Can the Vacuum hopper pull items out of the Tribute chest in Nuka World?

Can the Vacuum hopper pull items out of the Tribute chest ? The chest has to be activated before it can be looted by the played, so wondering if the hopper can loot the items inside instead of the ...
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Are game add ons disabled upon xbox live gold membership expiration?

I bougth 2 Fallout 4 addons to play in my Xbox One console when I had Xbox live gold membership and about 1 week after the membership expiration, I cannot play them anymore. On the game's start screen ...
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NMM Error “Error loading the following mods” Fallout 4

when I try to open the NMM it shows me an error window saying "Error loading the following mods:" then it lists the path to every mod ( http://prnt.sc/czljvv ). I have an option to choose just OK and ...
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Need Help fallout 4 keeps crashing

So last night I got on fallout 4 on my ps4. I get about 25 minutes in the game and it crashed turning my whole system off. At first I thought maybe its a bug or something but it crashed a second time ...
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How to defend a settlement against charred feral ghouls?

This is the Fallout 4 Vanilla version on PC in Survival mode. This is pretty late in the game so I had lots of resources and could make a lot of stuff. I have a settlement in Kingsport Lighthouse ...
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Fallout 4 starts in Small Window at Top Left Hand Corner of Screen?

I bought Fallout 4 recently (finally more like it), and wanted to play the game. So I launched it, and popped up in a small window on the top left hand side of my screen. I went into to game settings ...
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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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Will my romanced companion still be romanced if I join the Institute? (Fallout4)

So I romanced Maccready in Fallout4. I also just joined the Institute. But I'm wondering, if the institute is so secret, will Maccready still be romanced with me? To be honest, I just really want to ...
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How do I get the Splattercannon in Nuka-World?

I looked on the wiki and it said that I should get the Splattercannon through a quest that I have already done, but I still don't have it. I looked everywhere trying to find it, as I thought that ...
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Where is the castle located in Fallout 4?

I have been looking for the castle for awhile and I haven't found it yet. I have looked at the top right and top left of the Commonwealth map.I haven't been to the bottom part of the commonwealth.If ...
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How do I find more resources?

I have built some settlements but I need help. I can not find supplies that I need. I know that you can break stuff down and all that other good stuff. I'm specifically looking for copper and aluminum....
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Is it possible for Red Rocket Truck Stop to get raided?

I can't afford Home Plate in Diamond City, so Red Rocket Truck Stop seems like the next best thing. Is it possible for Red Rocket to get attacked by raiders? I have another character that put tons of ...
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Proctor Ingram Is Bugged

When I talk to Proctor Ingram about the teleportation device, she says, "Teleporation", and my game turns off. I've tried disabling mods and going back to an old save, but I get the same response for ...
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I can't pacify a Wild Mongrel?

I have the Wasteland Whisperer perk, and I went to try and pacify a wild mongrel, but when I got close and ADS, I didn't get any option to pacify it. What am I doing wrong?
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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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Why does the Railroad want to destroy this faction?

Spoiler question, do not read if you didn't complete the game at least once! After reading this answer to another question, I was intrigued by one of the spoilers: While I understand that they want ...
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Can I avoid destroying one or more factions in Fallout 4?

Alright, so far in my four playthroughs (one for each faction), I've always had to destroy another faction such as The Railroad for The Institute and vise versa. Is there any way to avoid this?
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Smallest settlement weapons shop which sells .50 cal ammo?

I found out the smallest weapons shop does not carry .50-cal. Does tier 2 carry it? Does Weapons Emporium carry it?
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Improve FPS in Fallout 4

My PC has integrated graphics, an AMD Radeon HD 7660D APU (3.4 GHz). I've done a clean install of the latest driver for it, but I still get atrocious FPS in Fallout 4. It stutters so much that it is ...
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Can I spin the minigun without firing bullets?

I own an Explosive Minigun, and anyone using Explosive guns can testify, shooting things at point blank range is rather bad for your well being. Is there a way to spin up the minigun without shooting ...
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How does a Combat Rifle beat a Sniper Rifle? Does the Marksman perk increase sniper rifle damage?

I was watching a stealth build setup for Fallout 4 and noticed the player was using a Combat rifle instead of a Sniper rifle. If you put the .308 receiver on the Combat rifle it has the same damage as ...
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Is there any way to get the combat rifle very early in Fallout 4?

Apparently, the combat rifle with mods and marksman perk is a beast, and I've wanted to try a sniping setup. How do I get a combat rifle early on?
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Why is Fallout 4 delivering infinite loading upon new game?

I recently bought a copy of Fallout 4 via Steam. The game launches successfully, but when I select new game the loading gets stuck there. The screen doesn't freeze, it just doesn't load. Obviously ...
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Nick is invisible in Fallout 4?

While clearing a building of raiders, I turned to Nick, and he was invisible, like you'd be with the chameleon armor. I can see where he is, but I see through him. I don't think he equipped armor. How ...
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What is the duration of the effects that the mysterious serum gives?

It removes 36000, or 10 radiation a second for 3600 seconds, which would last for an hour, but is that in-game hour, or a real-life hour? How much time does it give 5 strength and 50 damage ...
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Is Lorenzo dangerous after he kills his family?

I let Lorenzo live and he killed his family when he got back to his house. Will he remain at the house, doing nothing, or is there any chance he will attack the Commonwealth or one of my settlements?
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How do I persuade Edward Deegan to join my side before fighting Lorenzo?

After I finished fighting the Cabot family with Lorenzo, I noticed that Edward Deegan died as well, but I wanted him to live. How do I convince him to join my side so that he lives through the ...
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Free or kill Lorenzo?

What will happen as a result of the choice to free/kill Lorenzo? Will he just attack me if I free him? I watched a video where he was freed and when he went to kill his family, he attacked the player ...