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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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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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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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Can I still complete the mission Mass Fusion after killing Elder Maxson?

I killed Elder Maxson before the Mass Fusion mission and now when I try to relay to Mass Fusion there is no prompt that asks me to be the Brotherhood's enemy (because I already am) so I am unable to ...
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Editing Contents of Fallout 4 .ba3 Files

Is it possible to change the contents of Fallout 4's .ba3 data files? I understand that there is a utility to view the contents, but they cannot be edited (such as removing files from inside the ...
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Problem powering up the signal in interceptor

I did this whole set up but it still says I need to power up the signal interceptor but I don't know who can anyone help me please.
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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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How is damage calculated for weapons that can be charged?

In Fallout 4, there are a couple weapons that can be 'charged' before being shot. Namely, I can think of the Gauss Rifle and the Laser Musket. How is the damage calculated for these? More specifically:...
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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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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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I try to relay to Mass Fusion but there is no pop-up. I'm already enemies writhe BoS Xbox

I try to relay to Mass Fusion from the Institute but there is no pop-up since I am already enemies with BoS so it will not let me start the quest. I have no previous save point to go to. I'm about 40 ...
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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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Permanent and unprovoked BOS hostility?

If I travel with Danse, complete any quest/ wander around for a while, dismiss him, then fast travel to any Brotherhood occupied location (i.e. Boston Airport, The Prydwen), everyone within the ...
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Why is vault 75 quest not activating upon discovery?

I find the school and enter the vault but when I take the elevator down the quest does not start. Therefore the boss gunner at the end does not spawn the access card required to get the bobble head ...
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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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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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How can I get my game progress back?

I deleted the game applications for Fallout 4 and The Witcher 3 to conserve memory. Then, upon re-downloading the games, I was not able to locate my previous saved games. I still had all my trophies....
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Fallout 4 quests with workbench tasks

I've got 2 quests now ("A New Threat", where you have to build a robot workbench) and "The Molecular Level", where you have to build a bunch of things and hook them together) that have the same issue ...
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Best strategy for defending last Institute mission

At the end of the campaign and siding with the Institute... I'm playing on Survival difficulty, and my character uses full-auto guns with Commando. What is the best way to complete the quest?
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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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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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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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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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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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Cryolator disappears after using Dogmeat glitch (PS4)

Inside Vault 111, I asked Dogmeat to fetch items near where the Cryolator is stored. However, when Dogmeat retrieves the Cryolator, it disappears when he drops it. Is the Cryolator lost, or can I ...
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Fallout 4 Conveyors

I've spent quite some time putting together a factory in my main settlement. I've got the manufacturing expanded mod installed and I'm using the recycler as the start point, then some component ...
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Fallout 4 - selection in settlement

I was just wondering if there is a way to customize selections in settlements by using console, mod or something. By selection I mean when in build mode I hold "E" key while aiming at object, it will ...
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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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The Molecular Level bug

Xbox1, mods enabled, no mods that are stated to affect any questlines. At the point where you begin building the signal interceptor you speak to your engineer (in my case, Ingram) and are given the ...
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My X-01 power armor keeps appearing in different parts of my settlement but i dont have any settlers

My X-01 Power Armor in Fallout 4 keeps moving to different places at the Redrocket Truck Stop where you find dog meat but I don't have any followers or settlers
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How to load Fallout 4 saves from my PC?

The title might be a little confusing, I will try to elaborate on it here. So I have Fallout 4 on Steam, and I had been (Now disabled) using Steam Cloud to sync my saved games. I kinda like ...
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Quest markers stuck on settlement workbenches

I went over to help two settlements as part of the Form Ranks quest, one to build a recruitment beacon, and another to secure a workbench. I did just those, but the quest markers were still stuck on ...
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Vendor won't sell X-01 armor

I've been playing the game for a while (level 64) and I cannot buy x01 power armor for rowdy at the atom cats garage anymore. I have bought some pieces from her in the past but cannot do so anymore. I ...
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Problem with Food and Drink store not showing up in my build menu

I'm having a weird random problem where just the Food and Drink store is not showing up in the build menu-Sommerville in particular. I have the bar set up at various other settlements, so I don't get ...
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Preston is giving me endless quest

I have done the mass fusion with the brotherhood and then went to the railroad to see how to beat the institute after i got banished then they told me to talk to the minutemen(Preston Garvey)but when ...
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Do settlers need access to the ground to farm?

I usually make a tree house sort of thing, get my settlers in it, and cut off access to the ground. Do I need someone on the ground to farm, or can they do it from the tree house?
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Fallout 4 patch - Reunions mission

I'm on PS4 and still waiting for the patch release, but the announcement says: Fixed issue where equipped weapons become locked after completing Reunions Reunions is the first main mission that I ...
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Question about the quest “From Within”

SPOILERS. The hidden text below assumes that you have made to the quest "From Within". Note that this is as far as I have made it in the game, so please do not post spoilers about things that occur ...
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Future Retro Achievement does not activate

I played the Red Menace game in Vault 111 and the Grognak game on my PipBoy, but didn't get the achievement, is there any way to get the achievement if it's not giving it to me now? I've attempted to ...
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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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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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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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Fallout 4 Launcher Loop

I've recently come back to playing Fallout 4 after a while. After playing around 10 hours or so (4th day of playing), my Fallout 4 Launcher is stuck in a loop. I've searched online for solutions (...