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Fallout Shelter is a free-to-play game released by Bethesda Softworks, in 2015 for iOS and Android, in 2016 for PC. The player takes the role of a Vault Overseer, tasked with expanding the vault and managing its dwellers.

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Fallout Shelter save files location on Windows 10

How do you find the fallout shelter vault save file on windows 10?
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What happens to unpowered living quarters and storage rooms?

Food/Water Next to Power Plants Rooms like living quarters, med bays, and training facilities should never touch a power plant. Such rooms do not belong next to, underneath, or on top of a ...
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Do equipment bonuses count if it exceeds 10 in a S.P.E.C.I.A.L. stat? [duplicate]

For example, if I have a dweller with max Perception (level 10) and I give him/her armor that boosts Perception by 3. Is his/her Perception level then counted as 13 or is it capped at 10?
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Why can’t I buy items in the store

When I try to buy a lunchbox or some Nuka-cola. It says purchases aren’t allowed and can’t purchase this item right now. Why is this?
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Can I attack a raider I just lied to?

I'm on a mission against the pencil pushers, and accidently asked the leader for supplies.... I'd rather like to erase their bad work (see what I did there?!) and take the leader out after all, but ...
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Does using ranged vs non-ranged guns matter?

If I have a shotgun and a rifle of equal damage, they appear to fire at the same rate yet my settlers will often stand 'near' an enemy when using a shotgun, and sometimes move further away when using ...
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Does health/radiation recover automatically?

Simply put, does the health of occupants recover automatically when not under attack etc, or does it only recover when you use a stimpak/radaway on them? If it does recover, does it do so when the ...
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Why did my dwellers become unhappy when I left the game unattended for an hour? [closed]

I left my computer on to go out for ice cream. And I came back and 4 of my dwellers where very unhappy. They are at the bottom of my vault so it couldn't have been a deathclaw. And one of them died so ...
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How to know what difficulty I am playing on?

I seemed to have skimmed past this when creating my vault. How can I check what difficulty I am on after creating the vault?
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Fallout Shelter: Recover from bad start?

I'm new to Fallout Shelter, and I'm not doing well. If I start over, I may make the same mistakes, so I'd rather learn how to pull myself out of my hole (no pun intended.) I've got 19 Dwellers, 3 ...
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Mysterious Stranger Appearance [duplicate]

can I ask for a hint on when do the mysterious stranger appears. I hardly spotted it in my vault or should i say Im confused about the time of its appearance is it once a day? Or just random
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How to attract vault members?

I have 13 vault members but no other ones seem to be coming. What can I do to fix this? I’ve tried the crates but I’ve only gotten one person from there.
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Damage obtain during attack

How can i lessen the damage obtain by my dwellers during the mole rats or radroaches attack? Do I need to boost the Endurance Stat of every dweller I have?
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Does Critical Damage Carry Over to Secondary Enemies in Fallout Shelter

In-game I have noticed what appears to be a carry-over of damage on a second enemy after a critical hit one the first enemy. I'm thinking it might just be a coincidence, but if it is a coincidence, it ...
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Are Certain Fallout Shelter Enemies More Susceptible to Certain Weapon-Types?

At first I had hoped this question was the same one I was asking, but it was asking specifically about the weapons' damage (i.e. Fat Man doing AoE damage versus other types of damage), rather than ...
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How do I get more pet chests in Fallout Shelter?

I have Fallout Shelter on two devices- PC and phone. At some point on both of these devices I received a free kind of Lunchbox which gave me one pet. This was before I got 13 people in my Vault. No ...
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Rearranging Inventory in Fallout Shelter

Is there a way to rearrange the items in your inventory in Fallout Shelter? For example, I would like to put all of my single-stat outfits at the beginning, then two-stat and three and so-on. I ...
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What has happened to my dwellers armour when I sent him to the wasteland?

When I sent my dweller to the wasteland he was wearing raider armour. When I looked at him to see how he was going he was wearing hardened leather armour and I couldn’t see any raider armour in my ...
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Why are Deathclaws attacking my vault so much? [duplicate]

My vault seemed to be doing okay, I guess. I mean, I’m questing 24/7 and that gives me tons of stuff! That’s good, right? But then I got some Deathclaws and I thought: “Well, it’ll pass. My dwellers ...
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Pets and conceiving twins

If I place a male and a female in a living room together, and gave the male or the female a pet that increased the chance of twins before conception, would either or both increase the chance of twins, ...
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Increasing Wasteland Carry Capacity for Stimpacks/Radaway

Currently when sending dwellers into the Wasteland, the maximum Stimpack and Radaway carry capacity is twenty-five each. Is there a way to raise this capacity? Reading on the GameFAQs forums here and ...
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Can't rearrange vault because of Living Quarters/dweller limit

So first of all, I know one obvious solution to this problem is to allow enough dwellers to die so that I can destroy a living quarters, but since they're almost all maxxed out I'd rather not do that ...
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My dwellers keep getting injured, even when they're not going out

My dwellers keep getting injured and I'm not sure why. I thought it was radiation, so I checked and nobody in the whole vault has it. Even if I heal them, their health goes down without even being ...
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My vault just deleted itself, can I get it back?

I was playing the game and it suddenly crashed. I got back on and my vault had deleted itself, how do I get it back? I was playing on pc with Steam.
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I can't pick up the weapon I just crafted

I crafted a weapon but can't collect it. I have no weapons in my storage either. Where can I get it?
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Is it possible to have a dweller exploring the Wasteland for more than ~3 days?

I sent a dweller with maxed S.P.E.C.I.A.L. stats in the Wasteland, but she returned automatically after filling her inventory, which took about three days. I really wanted to explore the Wasteland ...
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Body in the water treatment plant, I don't see it

I'm playing Fallout Shelter and my dwellers see a body in the water treatment plant. They want me to get rid of it, but i don't see ANYTHING! What do I do?
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Why does my radio station not boost my dweller's charisma

So, I bought a radio room recently and its not boosting my dweller's charisma
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Is it possible to transfer a game to another device?

I'm assuming the answer is no, but I wanted to try anyway. I have a long-standing vault on my phone, but it's getting increasingly difficult to manage due to the small phone screen. (May or may not be ...
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What should an explorer's “Day Job” be?

I'm working on developing some vault dwellers as dedicated explorers, but it looks like their happiness affects the overall vault score. What's an ideal "day job" for them to be assigned when not in ...
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Are multi attribute outfits garbage and only useful for recycling?

(This question is regarding survival mode.) As we know most of the outfits we find are multi attribute outfits, e.g. the legendary Minuteman Uniform that has S+2, P+2, I+2, A+2. I have always ...
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MY dweller isnt happy [duplicate]

So, one of my dwellers just came back from exploration and his happiness is only at 10%. I put him back to full health, reduced his radiation and even made him have sex. But he is still at 10% and I ...
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Do Deathclaws stay unlocked if your population declines?

I recently had a vault effectively destroyed by Deathclaws in Survival mode. I have seen it suggested to prepare for Deathclaws by growing your vault to 35 to unlock Endurance training and then ...
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When do raiders start attacking your vault?

I'm pretty sure I've never been attacked by raiders until I have a dozen or so vault dwellers, although I haven't tested this properly yet (I normally grow my vaults quite quickly). I'm aware ...
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Do Poppy & Cappy affect wasteland events?

When I would send people out into the wasteland to explore they would come across locations/events fairly regularly (i.e. Red Rocket). After getting Poppy & Cappy these events don't seem to ...
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Fallout Shelter typical amount of time before finding Red Rocket location

I've noticed that when I sent out people into the wasteland they almost always, if not always, stumble upon the Red Rocket event first. Is there a typical or average amount of time that it takes to ...
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Dweller happiness in fallout shelter

I have 2 legend dwellers and both are at 30% happiness and won't raise higher. They arnt hurt. I've put them in live quarters with girls and both have made 2 babies. I put them to work with there ...
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Tools icon in recipes in Fallout shelter

I wonder, what means tools icon on recipe image in armory. Here for example. Can anybody tell me what this icon means?
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My wastland glitched [closed]

I tried the skip ahead glitch where you skip ahead under date and time. I had a dweller out in the wasteland and then I reverted it back to the recent day and then when I came back I checked what he ...
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Can't Destroy Storage room

I am trying to rearrange my vault into a better lay out and am having trouble destroying a storage room. I have over 300 storage from 4 rooms, and only 100 items currently, so I should have more than ...
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Can't sync saves between devices (iOS)

I have been playing on my iPhone and have Cloud save checked. Today I got my iPad and I can't get it to sync. My iPad has an older version (about 24h diff) of my saves and they don't update. I have ...
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How to Repopulate my Vault?

I lost all of my people except for 3 girls. How can I get more people? I had 38 before they died. I have a Radio station but I know that takes a very long time.
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Mr. Handy is missing

Well, I had Mr. Handy on the 1st floor and it seems he was killed - but there is no body on the floor. I restarted the game, but still - nothing I could revive. Do you have any idea how to get him ...
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Is My Female Dweller Glitched? [duplicate]

My female dweller is pregnant and is ready to give birth because she has the baby icon above her head signaling the child is ready to be born but when I click on it, it doesn't respond. My dweller ...
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How to build 643 rooms in Fallout shelter?

How to build 643 rooms in Fallout shelter? I filled all the space and I build just 129 rooms? EDIT: I see 643 score for section Rooms in Global Ranking
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Rush cooldown time

Is there a formula? I want to know how long should I wait (online? offline?) E.g. if I want to rush with lowest risk to fail, how long should I wait after each rush? Or if I rush multiple times and ...
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Can I send multiple dwellers out together?

I have a good group of dwellers and I was wondering this if I send a group of dwellers together. If so, how?
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What happens when you deliver a baby offline?

Do I need to be online for it to deliver? If not, does it name itself automatically? Does anything else happen such as growing up if I am not online?
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Errors with Fallout Shelter time glitch?

There are many videos which explain how to do a time glitch in Fallout Shelter. The problem is, when I do it, my dwellers stop picking up items and my radio station time doesn't reset. How do I make ...
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In Fallout Shelter, is it better to send max equipment Level 1 dwellers over Level 50 into the Wastelands?

Starting out in Fallout Shelter, we got lucky and opened a MIRV in one of our first few packs. We equipped it on a Level 1 character and sent him into the Wastelands. We discovered that every time he ...