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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Stealing my own powerarmor

Ok, so I got a powerarmor suit from far harbor, a few hours later I put Nick in it, and about 2 hours have past since he got in. Now whenever I tell him to get out and he does, it says "Steal&...
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Does sprinting in Fallout 4's Survival mode accelerate the rate at which I will become thirstier?

When I do not fear danger or have a long distance to travel I will sprint to reach the destination faster. Survival mode, to some extent, relates more to real life than the other modes, which makes me ...
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Is there a way to make Trudy and Patrick non hostile after accidental friendly fire?

I agreed to help Trudy at the Drumlin diner with killing some raiders. In the process, I accidentally shot Patrick while we were fighting the raiders. Both characters are now hostile. I tried to leave ...
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How can I progress with the Brotherhood of Steel quest line after “The Lost Patrol”?

I have completed The Lost Patrol mission and it is in the completed part of my journal. I also completed the side missions (The radiant ones you get to collect tech for Rhys and Haylen) but nothing ...
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Deacon refuses to board Vertibird in 'Rockets' Red Glare' quest

I think I have the same bug as described here: "A glitch may occur if Deacon is wearing power armor where he won't board the Vertibird". I think Deacon is injured. He is just sitting by the door. ...
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Fallout 4 crashes after loading in

Briefly after loading into a save, the game will crash (between 15 seconds to a minute or two after I've loaded in), and crashes to desktop. There is no message in Event Viewer or any kind of logs. I ...
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How can I improve Commonwealth load time in Fallout 4 (PC)? [duplicate]

I love Fallout 4 but I absolutely loathe going into buildings because every time I come out, re-loading the Commonwealth takes a very long time (a minute or more). This can't be an issue w/ my PC ...
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Built items stored in workbench are deleted

I used to be able to store floors, walls, etc. in the workbench, and I would see a number next to the item stating how many I have available (this is different from the 'how many you can build' count)....
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How to remove countertops in Fallout 4?

I took over the Covenant and turned it into a settlement. I wanted to renovate the store, and build it as a bar or a room for settlers. I tried clicking the countertop and tried the commands disable ...
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Do stacked boxes get stored in the workbench?

I've noticed in Fallout 4 while building settlements sometimes you will encounter stacked boxes. Often when you decide to scrap the bottommost box in the stack, all of the boxes stacked above it will ...
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How does the Fire Rate stat in Fallout 4 translate to shots per second?

In Fallout 4, every weapon has a "Fire Rate" statistic. How does this statistic translate to rounds fired per second?
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What does this symbol mean in Fallout 4?

I've come across this symbol a few times in Fallout 4. It's reminiscent of the shadow marks in Skyrim, so I assume there's an actual meaning behind the symbol, but I can't figure it out. Does anyone ...
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Why won't vendors restock? [duplicate]

Vendors in my current game of Fallout 4 wont restock their items. I've been waiting for weeks for a mini nuke to be restocked. Why don't they restock? Would it have anything to do with the mods I ...
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Disabling Fallout 4 “Creation Club” item/mod

I've started playing Fallout 4 on PC again after a few months away. As I've been fighting, I've noticed that the dead NPCs I kill will despawn/disappear immediately when the battle ends, with the ...
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How do Sneak Attacks affect damage in Fallout 4?

This question acts as a followup to How is incoming damage calculated in Fallout 4? I have the formula for how damage is calculated normally, but I know that damage is modified when the condition "...
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How to Transfer Steam to a Different Harddrive on the Same Computer

so, my fiance bought a SSD(solid state drive) to run my games better. But the thing is, I already downloaded and have been playing 2 games on Steam prior to getting that drive. So I was wondering how ...
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How much damage does the Assaultron head laser do?

While looking at armor, I attempted to pick out a series of representative weapons and damaging effects that one could encounter out in the wasteland. Deathclaw claw attacks, mininukes, and super-...
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How does Range affect damage in Fallout 4?

This question acts as a followup to How is incoming damage calculated in Fallout 4? I have the formula for how damage is calculated normally, but I am under the impression that at least ballistic ...
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How is incoming damage calculated in Fallout 4?

I'm attempting to analyze the armor of Fallout 4 to have some baseline to determine the "best" set or mix of sets of modular, non-powered, non-legendary, non-specific armor, but I need to know how ...
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What quests do you need to stop at before you make an enemy of a faction for each faction?

When completing faction/main quests in Fallout 4, you can eventually get to a point where you make a permanent enemy of a particular faction by completing a particular quest for another faction. I'd ...
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Can't fail Underground Undercover

I wanted to go through the Railroad and Brotherhood quest as much as possible without killing each other before beating the game with the Minutemen. I can't start the Minutemen quest until I've failed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Fallout 4 VR's graphical nightmare just won't be fixed [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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