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    Fallout 2: A Post Nuclear Adventure v.1.02d (NA)
    Game Guide, revision 2.24 (25 May 2004)
    Written by Omkar Namjoshi
    homepage: http://falloutnext.cjb.net
    e-mail:   omk_489@hotmail.com
    Copyright (c) 2001-2002 Omkar Namjoshi.
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    1. Legal Disclaimer
    2. About this guide
    3. Character Creation Guide
    4. Walkthrough
    5. Combat Tactics Guide
    6. Appendix
    7. Credits
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    This project was started in early August 2001 to complement my full-length
    Fallout game guide. So far, the walkthrough is about 85% complete and has
    enough information to beat the entire game (it's 85% because I know I have
    missed several things...). There is a complete character creation guide
    (yes, with a complete listing for every perk, trait, skill, etc.) as well
    as a combat tactics guide. An appendix replete with armor and guns is
    present, but regular items (e.g, chems, tools, etc) haven't been added.
    The format is largely retained from the version 1.x guide with some distinct
    changes. Experience information is given in the first section of the
    walkthrough (i.e., before the 'Details' section) as opposed to a seperate
    appendix section. Information about guns and NPC's is also given in context,
    again eschewing the format of the appendix.
    If you have any extra information for the walkthrough or have characters
    (please, no hacked ones) that you're willing to share, I would gladly
    appreciate your information - your name will go in a 'Credits' section
    and the information that you submitted will go in its correct section.
    A list of abbreviations and just some stuff that needs to be noted is included
    in this section.
    xp:   Experience (general)
    kxp:  Experience from kills
    NCR:  New California Republic
    BOS:  Brotherhood of Steel; technocrats from Fallout 1
    Fallout 2 begins in July 2241, about 80 years after Fallout 1 started.
    It shares the same game engine with the original Fallout and, like its
    predecessor, is just as engaging, original, and violent.
    Unlike Fallout 1, Fallout 2 is a much more "mature" game. Take, for
    instance, New Reno. New Reno is filled with self-described pimps and
    prostitutes, and your character can even become a porn star. Likewise,
    there are many more chances to "score" in Fallout 2 to Fallout 1.
    These details make the main plot much more contrived (though it's a lot
    better than many of games out there) and also make it lose a lot of its 
    The plotline begins when the Vault Dweller was exiled from Vault 13 (end-
    game movie in Fallout 1). The Vault Dweller was followed by a few other
    dwellers, and together, they trudged northward in the wastelands of
    North California.
    The small group founded a community, Arroyo. It was (and still is) a
    primarily agragrian community and is quite primitive, but the villagers
    later turned it into a thriving community.
    The Vault Dweller vanished from Arroyo and was presumed dead. His daughter
    became the Elder of the village. 35 years after the Elder received the
    title of Elder, the economy of Arroyo slowly began to deteriorate and
    needed the Garden of Eden Creation Kit (G.E.C.K) to survive. Your character
    was chosen for that role and now has been sent to retrieve the G.E.C.K from
    the holy Vault 13.
    This walkthrough contains a lot of spoilers; read it only if you're
    stuck in a certain part of the game and need some help to get out.
    I hope you have as much fun as playing Fallout 2 as I have had. Best of
    luck to you, Vault Dweller!
    This walkthrough is different in its approach, and a special "highly-tuned"
    character is used to maximize effectiveness. The walkthrough will walk you
    through in getting the Power Armor early on in the game (or at least after
    Vault City), and that is largely responsible for high and low stats featured
    in the selected character.
    The pre-selected characters can finish the game. Chitsa is the best, as her
    intelligence will enable her to finish most of the quests in the game.
    Narg is a melee fighter, which is pretty ineffective since virtually all
    of the good weapons are ranged attacks. And Mingan, well...a thief-type
    is horrible at combat and really isn't great. The character included below
    can be considered a heavily modified Chitsa (I used that character as a
    base for this one).
    Now, here are two very conspicious traits that need to be acknowledged,
    though they don't have a big impact on the game:
    1. Yes, in Fallout, you can choose whether to be female or male. For the
       most part, it really doesn't matter what your gender is, but there
       are subtle differences that will be taken in account:
       - In the Den, females can screw a bartender in The Hole for $200.
         They can also screw Joey, the gangster, (though apparently for
         nothing). One major advantage is that females can screw Metzger
         to buy Vic for half the price.
       - In Modoc, females can marry either Miria or Davin.
       - In New Reno, females will have difficulty convincing Stuart to
         sign you up for the boxing championships. Also, females can screw
         T-Ray (the chop-shop mechanic) to get the car back (he'll steal it)
         and screw him again to get upgrades.
       - In the Den, males can screw a prostitute, although they have to
         pay to get that service done.
       - In Modoc, males can only marry Miria.
       - In Vault City, it's possible to date Phyllis for experience. Males
         can also donate sperm to diversify the genetic base in
         Vault City.
       - In New Reno, males have to pay the car mechanics to get the car
         back without violence. In addition, males are able to screw
         Angela, bishop's daughter.
    2. Age will also have a slight bearing on what you'll be able to do and
       what you won't be. I haven't really had any problems with this, as this
       one is more so about personal preference.
    Character sheet (used to beat the game):
    Gender: Female
    Age:    19 years
    Primary Skills      Traits         Tagged Skills
    --------------      ------         --------------
    Strength:     4     Gifted         Small Guns
    Perception:   6     Small Frame    Melee Weapons
    Endurance:    6                    Speech
    Charisma:     8
    Intelligence: 9
    Agility:      10
    Luck:         5
    Now, here are details about each of the skills and, in some cases, will
    describe why the skill levels were chosen for this character.
    They're pretty self explanatory, but on the descriptions it tells what
    each skill modifies. All skills are important, but try to keep Luck,
    Strength, and Perception at least at 4. Characters with Intelligence
    values of three or less face a totally different game...the only
    options that you'll receive in dialogue are "Ruk" and "Eeg," as
    well as the occasional "Yah," "Uh-Huh," and "want morE." The average
    level for all skills is 5.
    Strength: It modifies carry weight, hit points, weapon handling, 
              and some weapon skills.
              In this case, Strength is set at 4. The Power Armor will
              easily offset the penalty from having low strength.
    Perception: It modifies some skills and increases accuracy at range.
                A Perception of 6 will allow your character to shoot at
                decent range. If you take mentats, you will be able to get
                the Sniper perk later on.
    Endurance: Toughness. It modifies some skills, hit points, and 
               resistance to poison and radiation.
               An Endurance of 6 was simply chosen to offset the hit point
               penalties incurred from the low strength.
    Charisma: Looks. It modifies speech and barter, as well as NPC reactions.
              If you divide it by two and round down, that is the number of
              NPC's you can have. It decreases if you get second-level armor
              Having a Charisma of 8 will be beneficial for some dialogue
              options and will allow your character to have 4 NPC's. If you
              get armor implants, it'll go down to 7 or 6, which is still
              a respectable level.
    Intelligence: It modifies dialogue options (gives you more), skill points
                  given per level, and 'science' skills. High intelligence is
                  important and will enable you to complete most of the game's
                  An Intelligence of 9 won't give every dialogue option, but
                  will be able (I think) to finish every quest available (although
                  you'll have to repeat the game many many times; i.e., side
                  with Hubologists in one game, the Shi in the other, etc.).
    Agility: Speed. It modifies many skills, armor class, and action points.
             It is one of the most important combat skills.
             An Agility of 10 will give you 10 action points, which in turn
             will enable you to shoot twice per round, up to 5 with the right
             perks and traits.
    Luck: It modifies critical chance, some skills, and the outcome of the
          A Luck of 5 was chosen - this is "neutral" and will buffer out
          most random encounters.
    Here is a list of other skills that you'll face. Whenever you create
    a character, you have to choose three tag skills. Tagging a secondary
    skill gives you an instant 20% bonus for that skill and 2% increase
    for each skill point used to increase the tag skill.
    Small Guns: The use of rifles, pistols, and various small arms. Be sure
                to tag this one, since most combat will take place with small
                arms. This skill can be increased by reading the popular 
                magazine 'Guns and Bullets.'
                * This skill was tagged because most of the game's more practical
                  weapons are small guns. Small guns are composed of a very
                  diverse group of guns, from the weak pipe-rifle (pea-shooter)
                  as well as the extremely powerful G11E and M72 guns.
    Big Guns: The use of miniguns, rocket launchers, and flamethrowers. This
              skill isn't that great because big guns are fairly easy to aim
              (with the given strength) and that some small arms are better
              than these large weapons. (And even then, energy weapons are 
              better than all of these...) Don't tag this one, nor should you
              really consider building this skill. The only good guns in
              this selection include the Bozar, CZ53 "Avenger", and the
              Vindicator minigun.
    Energy Weapons: The use of all weapons powered by power cells. This one is
                    good in the endgame. The selection of Energy weapons
                    includes the strongest single-shot weapon in the game, the
                    YK42B Pulse Rifle.
    Unarmed: The use of fists in combat. This skill helps early on, but it 
             becomes pretty useless in the midgame. This is useful only in
             boxing rounds.
    Melee Weapons: The use of knives, sledgehammers, spears, and the like.
                   * I tagged this because the Super Sledgehammer can be found
                     early on. It's light and insanely powerful, and can knock
                     down enemies from a long distance.
    Throwing: Use of throwing knives and grenades. Pretty useless, if you ask 
              me. In the fist place, grenades are hard to find and second, even
              with something like 70% skill, grenades suffer from having a relatively
              low accuracy to hit your desired target. And grenades are quite
    First Aid: Recovers a few hit points. You can increase this skill with 
               first aid books. It is pretty useless to tag or to build since 
               you can read books (and that First Aid kits increase your 
               success with this skill.)
    Doctor: Recovers a few more hit points than first aid and you can heal 
            crippled limbs. I've healed crippled limbs with 45% skill, and a 
            doctor's bag increases your chance of success with this skill. 
            You should build this to 90% to research combat implants at Vault
    Sneak: The art of moving around without making people notice. I really 
           haven't found much use for this skill. You can ignore it. Even a
           low skill will enable you to assassinate the President in the
           end-game. *
    Steal: Pretty self explanatory. I didn't have a need to steal from other 
           characters, so I ignored it. And the chances of success are greatly
           enhanced from stealing from the back of the character. *
    Lockpick: The art of picking locked doors. Now this is one thief-type skill 
              that you should pay attention to. Work on this one and build it to 
              about 65% or so. You won't have to run through the end-game maze
              with a skill of 85-90% as well as a decent traps skill.
              NOTE: Using lockpicks increases skill by 25%. Using the upgraded
                    lockpick sets will increase it even more.
    Traps: The skill of arming explosives and disarming traps. Not too 
           important; 50% is adequate for arming explosives and detecting a 
           few traps. It's also enough to disarm the end-game maze doors.
    Science: Covers primarily computers as well as biology, chemistry, physics, 
             etc. It can be increased by reading 'The Big Book of Science.'
    Repair: Covers standard repair techniques. Build to about 60%. It can be 
            increased by using the tool as well as reading 'Dean's Electronics.'
            NOTE: Using a tool increases skill by 25%. A Super Tool Kit will
                  increase it even more.
    Speech: The act of convincing others that you are right. This skill is 
            second to small guns, and is extremely useful in bullshitting 
            other people.
            * I tagged this one - it enables your character to convince others to
              do what you want. You can take a diplomatic end-game approach
              with this skill, and will allow you to complete a few quests.
    Barter: This skill is used to determine trade prices. Unlike Fallout,
            where you would receive good prices, Fallout 2's bargains are
            worse - even if you raise the skill to insane levels you'll
            be hard-pressed to get good deals.
    Gambling: Again, pretty self explanatory. There are more places to gamble
              and more things that require lots of money (compared to Fallout),
              so you might consider building it up. I passed it.
    Outdoors: Practical knowledge of the outdoors. You can read Scout handbooks
              to raise this skill. This skill will determine, to a lesser extent,
              how far you can travel in a day and what random encounters you'll
    * One reader (Prisnr2436@aol.com) has said that he found the Sneak and Steal
      skills to be useful. He used the Sneak skill to open lockers that a person
      with low sneak would have difficulty opening (i.e., guards are around) and
      used the Steal skill to pilfer items from people (i.e., Bozars from the
      guards at NCR).
    Derived statistics are statistics that are a direct result of the main
    statistics, in other words, increase and decrease a skill and see what
    happens. NOTE: These are straight out from the Fallout manual.
    Hit Points: The number of "life" points. If it goes to zero, so will
                Formula : HP = 15 + (2 x EN) + ST. Average is 30.
    Armor Class: The higher it is, the harder it is for the enemy to hit
                 Formula : AC = AG + Armor worn. Average is 5.
    Action Points: Determines what you can do during combat. They are
                   displayed by the green lights in combat.
                   Formula : AP = 0.5 x AG + 5. Average is 7.
    Carry Weight: Mass of how much equipment you can carry, rated in pounds.
                  You can barter for more equipment than you can carry.
                  Formula : 25 + (25 x ST). Average is 150 pounds.
    Melee Damage: How much extra damage your character does in melee or
                  unarmed attacks.
                  Formula : ST - 5, min.1. Average is 1.
    Damage Threshold: How much damage your armor can withstand when you
                      are hit.
                      Formula : DR = 0 + Armor
    Damage Resistance: How much damage your armor can resist when you
                       are hit. The value given in the character screen
                       pertains to normal attacks, while the value given
                       in the inventory screen pertains to different types
                       of attacks, including normal but also explosive,
                       fire, laser, and plasma to name some.
                       Formula : DR = 0% + Armor (Combat Armor has 40% DR)
    NPC Slots: How many allied NPC characters that can be in your party.
               Formula : NPCS = CH / 2, round down
                        (A Charisma of 7 will give you 3 NPC slots).
                        Average is 2 NPC slots.     
    Poison Resistance: How much poison damage that you can resist.
                       Formula : PR = 5 x EN. Average is 25%.
    Radiation Resistance: How much radiation damage that you can resist.
                          Radiation can affect any character, and the only
                          way to get maximum resistance is using RadX.
                          Formula : RR = 2 x EN + Armor Resistance
                                    (Combat Armor has 30% Resistance).
                                    Average is 10%.
    Sequence: Determines who will attack first in combat. Higher is better.
              Formula : SQ = 2 x PE. Average is 10.
    Healing Rate: How much you can heal in three hours of rest.
                  Formula : HR = 0.5 x EN, min.1. Average is 1.
    Critical Chance: Chance of scoring a critical hit on the opponent. I
                     think it increases up to 4 times with a hit to the eyes.
                     Formula : CC = LK. Average is 5%.
    * Poison is measured in units; keep it below 25.
    * Being 'raidiated' qualifies having a rem count of 75, with 300 or above
      being quite serious. A rem count of 5 or higher will bring symptoms of
      nausea; a rem count of 75 is quite serious, while a rem count of 300 or
      higher is fatal. If you have enough radiation in your body to necessiate
      attention, the message 'Radiation' will appear on the screen.
    You can choose up to two traits. Traits have both good points and bad points.
    Be careful in choosing traits because after you select, there's no going back.
    Here is a list:
    Fast Metabolism: Your body is much less resistant to poison and radiation, 
                     but it heals faster. Don't take this one: you'll want some
                     poison resistance and you'll have to take two RadX's to 
                     get complete radiation resistance with or without this 
                     perk (unless you have the Rad Resistance perk or 10 
                     endurance and Power Armor), and that there are plenty of 
                     stimpacks lying around. Don't take this one.
    Bruiser: Your strength is increased by two but your actions points are
             decreased by two. Not a good one...you'll need all the action 
             points that you have.
    Small Frame: Your agility is increased by one but your carry weight drops 
                 by 30 pounds. It isn't too bad, but the carry weight decrease 
                 hurts in the beginning. It's worth it for the agility increase.
    One Hander: You are good with one-handed weapons but are bad with two 
                handed weapons. Not a good choice, since the best weapons are 
                two handed.
    Finesse: Your normal attacks do 30% less damage but your critical chance is 
             increased by 10%. Not too bad of a tradeoff, but I didn't tag 
             this one. And critical damage isn't affected.
    Kamikaze: Depletes your armor class to what you are wearing but increases 
              sequence by 5. It isn't that great because 6 perception is adequate
              enough for sequence.
    Heavy Handed: Your melee damage is increased by 4 but criticals do 30% less
                  damage. Good in the beginning, and criticals do heaps of 
                  damage anyway. But it isn't good in the end, where super 
                  mutants and deathclaws lurk around.
    Fast Shot: You can't aim, but your total cost is decreased by one. It 
               isn't a bad tradeoff if you have high critical chance, and is 
               really really good if you take the perks 'Bonus Ranged Attack,' 
               'Sniper,' or 'Slayer.' The turbo plasma rifle will cost 2 AP's 
               to shoot and the super sledgehammer will only cost 1 AP with 
               those perks. Since most of the aforementioned perks come up in
               the end, it is good to pass this one by.
    Bloody Mess: You will always see a grosteque death animation whenever you 
                 kill a critter. There really isn't a downside to this, so you 
                 can take this one if you want to.
    Jinxed: Everybody makes more critical failures, but so do you! If you have 
            9 or 10 Luck, you'll make few critical failures. Only take it if 
            you have 9 or 10 Luck. It happens a lot more to your enemies and
            NPC allies rather than yourself.
    Good Natured: Your combat skills are decreased by 10%, but speech, doctor, 
                  science, etc. are increased by 15%. Not that great...you'll 
                  need high combat skills while 70% or so in the non-combat
                  areas will let you go through the game easily.
    Chem Reliant: Your addiction rate is increased by 200%, but your withdrawal
                  rate is only 50%. Some drugs, like RadAway, have a 10% 
                  addiction rate and no withdrawal...so, it isn't worth it.
    Chem Resistant: Your addiction rate is 50% of normal, but chems only last 
                    for half as long. Not too bad, since combat doesn't take a 
                    long time on the Fallout clock.
    Sex Appeal: To NPC's of the opposite sex, your Charisma is increased by one.
                The inverse holds true for NPC's of the same sex.
    Skilled: You get 5 extra skill points per level, but you get a perk every 
             four levels. You'll want those perks as early as possible...they are
             quite useful. Pass this one on.
    Gifted: All of your primary stats are increased by one, but you get 5 fewer
            skill points per level and your secondary skills are lowered by 
            10%. This is among the best traits, since there are only a few 
            skills that you really need to work on.
    At certain points in the game (after each 3rd level or 4th level with skilled)
    you will be able to pick a perk for your character. Perks are different than
    traits in that they only offer positive things; obviously, there are many
    useless perks and a select few that absolutely shine. After the detailed list
    of perks, a short list will follow that will include the "good" perks.
    Note that there is a primary statistic level for most perks. You can take
    drugs (e.g., Mentats or Buffout) to get perks that you wouldn't normally
    get. This is especially useful for Sniper/Slayer as they have fairly high skill
    Action Boy: It gives you one extra action point per level.
                Requirements: 5 Agility, Level 12
                Ranks: 3
    Adrenaline Rush: Strength is increased by one if hit points fall below 50%.
                     Requirements: 1-9 Strength, Level 6
                     Ranks: 1
    Awareness: You get to see a critter's hit points and what weapon they are
               carrying. Really good.
               Requirements: 5 Perception, Level 3
               Ranks: 1
    Better Criticals: It enables instant death and increases damage done by all
                      criticals by 20%.
                      Requirements: 6 Perception and Luck, 4 Agility, Level 9
                      Ranks: 1
    Bonus HtH Attacks: All hand-to-hand attacks cost one less action point to
                       Requirements: 6 Agility, Level 6
                       Ranks: 1
    Bonus HtH Damage: All hand-to-hand attacks deal two extra hit points of
                      damage per level.
                      Requirements: 6 Agility, 6 Strength, Level 3
                      Ranks: 3
    Bonus Move: It gives you two free action points to move around per level.
                Requirements: 5 Agility, Level 6
                Ranks: 3
    Bonus Ranged Damage: All ranged attacks deal two extra hit points of
                         damage per level.
                         Requirements: 6 Agility and Luck, Level 6
                         Ranks: 2
    Bonus Rate of Fire: All attacks (except unarmed) cost one less action
                        Requirements: 7 Agility, 6 Intelligence, 4 Perception,
                                      Level 9
                        Ranks: 1
    Comprehension: Your character will gain an additional 50% skill points when
                   reading books like Guns and Bullets, Dean's Electronics, etc.
                   Requirements: 6 Intelligence, Level 3
                   Ranks: 1
    Cult of Personality: Your reputation is always positive. Great for evil
                         Requirements: 10 Charisma, Level 12
                         Ranks: 1
    Demolition Expert: Explosives will do more damage and will detonate on time.
                       Requirements: 4 Agility, 90% Traps, Level 9
                       Ranks: 1
    Dodger: A 5% increase in armor class in addition to armor class bonus when
            armor is worn per level.
            Requirements: 4 Agility, Level 9
            Ranks: 2
    Earlier Sequence: It adds two to your sequence per level.
                      Requirements: 6 Perception, Level 3
                      Ranks: 3
    Educated: Adds two extra skill points whenever you level up per level.
              Requirements: 6 Intelligence, Level 6
              Ranks: 3
    Empathy: Highlights in blue better dialogue choices; highlights in red
             for bad dialogue choices.
             Requirements: 7 Perception, 5 Intelligence, Level 6
             Ranks: 1
    Explorer: You'll get more random encounters with this perk.
              Requirements: Level 9
              Ranks: 1
    Faster Healing: Healing rate is increased by one per level.
                    Requirements: 6 Endurance, Level 3
                    Ranks: 3
    Fortune Finder: You'll find more money in random encounters.
                    Requirements: 8 Luck, Level 6
                    Ranks: 1
    Gambler: A one-time bonus of 20% to the Gambling skill.
             Requirements: 50% Gambling, Level 6
             Ranks: 1
    Gain Skill: Adds one point to one primary skill.
                Requirements: 1-9 in skill, Level 9
                Ranks: 1
    Ghost: It's a one-time bonus of 20% to the Sneak skill.
           Requirements: 60% Sneak, Level 6
           Ranks: 1
    Harmless: Another one-time bonus, this time a 20% bump to the Steal skill.
              Requirements: 50% Steal, 49+ Karma points, Level 6
              Ranks: 1
    Healer: You heal two to five more hit points when using First Aid
            or the Doctor skills per level.
            Requirements: 7 Perception, 6 Agility, 5 Intelligence,
                          40% First Aid, Level 3
            Ranks: 3
    Heave Ho!: This perk will increase your strength by two for determining
               range with thrown weapons per level. It won't affect carry
               weight, skills, etc.
               Requirements: Level 6
               Ranks: 3
    Here and Now: Your character gains an additional level instantly.
                  Requirements: Level 9
                  Ranks: 1
    Karma-Sutra Master: Gives better reactions to NPCs when having sex.
                        Requirements: 5 Endurance adn Agility, Level 6
                        Ranks: 1
    Karma Beacon: Karma is doubled for the purposes of dialogue.
                  Requirements: 6 Charisma, Level 6
                  Ranks: 1
    Lifegiver: You will gain four hit points when you gain a level per
               Requirements: 4 Endurance, Level 12
               Ranks: 3
    Living Anatomy: A bonus of 10% to the doctor skill as well as dealing
                    5 extra points of damage to living creatures. Excellent
                    Requirements: 60% Doctor, Level 12
                    Ranks: 1
    Master Thief: It's a one-time bonus of 15% to the Lockpick and Steal
                  Requirements: Level 12
                  Ranks: 1
    Master Trader: You have a 25% discount whenever you purchase or barter
                   goods from a store or another person.
                   Requirements: 7 Charisma, 60% Barter, Level 9
                   Ranks: 1
    Medic: It's a one-time bonus of 20% to the First Aid and Doctor skills.
           Requirements: Level 12
           Ranks: 1
    More Criticals: Increases critical chance by 5% per level.
                    Requirements: 6 Luck, Level 6
                    Ranks: 3
    Mr. Fixit: It's a one-time bonus of 20% to the Repair and Science skills.
               Requirements: Level 12
               Ranks: 1
    Mutate!: It changes one of your traits into something else.
             Requirements: Level 9
             Ranks: 1
    Mysterious Stranger: A stranger comes from time to time to help you out.
               Requirements: 4 Luck, Level 9
               Ranks: 1
    Negotiator: Gives a one-time bonus of 10% to the Speech and Barter skills.
                Requirements: 50% Speech, 50% Barter, Level 6
                Ranks: 1
    Night Vision: It reduces the overall darkness by 10% per level.
                  Requirements: 6 Perception, Level 3
                  Ranks: 3
    Pathfinder: It reduces your travel time by 25% per level.
                Requirements: 6 Endurance, 40% Outdoorsman, Level 6
                Ranks: 2
    Pickpocket: This perk lets you ignore size and facing modifiers when you
                are stealing.
                Requirements: 8 Agility, 80% Steal, Level 9
                Ranks: 1
    Presence: It improves the NPC's reaction by 10% per level.
              Requirements: 6 Charisma, Level 3
              Ranks: 3
    Pyromaniac: Your character will do 5 more damage with flamethrowers.
                Requirements: 75% Big Guns, Level 9
                Ranks: 1
    Quick Pockets: With this perk, one less action point to access the
                   inventory than normal per level.
                   Requirements: 5 Agility, Level 3
                   Ranks: 3
    Rad Resistance: It increases your radiation resistance by 15% per
                    Requirements: 6 Endurance, 4 Intelligence, Level 6
                    Ranks: 2
    Ranger: The Outdoorsman skill is increased by 15%.
            Requirements: 6 Perception, Level 6
            Ranks: 1
    Scout: It increases the size of explorations on the world map by one
           square for each direction.
           Requirements: 8 Perception, Level 3
           Ranks: 1
    Scrounger: In a random encounter, it doubles the amount of ammunition
               that you find.
               Requirements: 8 Luck, Level 9
               Ranks: 1
    Sharpshooter: It increases your perception for range modifiers only
                  per level.
                  Requirements: 7 Perception, 6 Intelligence, Level 6
                  Ranks: 2
    Silent Death: With this perk, you can use the Sneak skill and attack
                  a critter using a hand-to-hand attack from the back for
                  double damage.
                  Requirements: 10 Agility, 80% Sneak, Level 18
                  Ranks: 1
    Silent Running: You can run and sneak at the same time with this perk.
                    Requirements: 6 Agility, 50% Sneak, Level 6
                    Ranks: 1
    Slayer: A 10-sided dice is rolled. If the number is equal to or below
            your luck, you'll get a critical hit with unarmed or melee
            weapons. It's really nice and works extremely well with the Super
            Sledgehammer, Power Fist, or the Ripper.
            Requirements: 8 Strength, 8 Perception, 80% Unarmed, Level 18
            Ranks: 1
    Smooth Talker: Increases your intelligence by one for dialogue purposes
                   only per level.
                   Requirements: 4 Intelligence, Level 3
                   Ranks: 3
    Snakeater: It gives you a 25% increase to your poison resistance.
               Requirements: 3 Endurance, Level 6
               Ranks: 1
    Sniper: Same as Slayer, except it works with ranged weapons. It is great
            with aimed shots (using Small Guns) and is really really nice
            with burst weapons. (It actually makes the SMG a source of total
            Requirements: 8 Perception, 8 Agility, 80% Small Guns, Level 18
            Ranks: 1
    Speaker: It's a one time bonus of 20% to your Speech and Barter skills.
             Requirements: Level 12
             Ranks: 1
    Strong Back: This perk gives you an increase in carry weight by 50 pounds
                 per level.
                 Requirements: 6 Strength, 6 Endurance, Level 3
                 Ranks: 3
    Survivalist: This perk gives you a 20% increase in Outdoorsman for survival
                 purposes only per level.
                 Requirements: 6 Endurance, 6 Intelligence, 40% Outdoorsman,
                               Level 3
                 Ranks: 3
    Swift Learner: Whenever you gain experience, you'll receive 5% more experience
                   per level of the perk.
                   Requirements: 4 Intelligence, Level 3
                   Ranks: 3
    Tag: With this perk, you can pick a new tag skill in addition to the ones
         you already have.
         Requirements: Level 12
         Ranks: 1
    Thief: Another one-time bonus of 10% to the Lockpick, Sneak, Steal, and
           Traps skills.
           Requirements: Level 3
           Ranks: 1
    Toughness: It adds 10% to your general damage resistance per level.
               Requirements: 6 Endurance, 6 Luck, Level 3
               Ranks: 3
    Weapons Handling: It adds 3 to Strength when determining which weapons can be
                      used (determined by strength).
                      Requirements: 5 Agility, Level 12
                      Ranks: 1
    Here's a list of the perks that absolutely shine:
    - Action Boy (especially if you have 8 oor 9 Agility)
    - Awareness
    - Better Criticals
    - Bonus HtH attacks
    - Bonus Move
    - Bonus Rate of Fire
    - Living Anatomy
    - More Criticals
    - Mr. Fixit
    - Slayer
    - Sniper
    - Thief
    I had a good time with the aforementioned character (used above). The list
    is a selection of other good characters:
    Gun-Handling Diplomatic Sniper
    - ST 4, PE 6, EN 6, CH 7, IN 9, AG 10, LLK 5
      Take Gifted, and tag Small Guns, Energy Weapons, and Speech.
      Be sure to work on Energy Weapons and Small Guns early on. Get the Power
      Armor early on as well, and in the Brotherhood bunker, get the Pulse
      Rifle and Pulse Pistol.
    Rounded Sniper
      ST 4, PE 6, EN 6, CH 8, IN 8, AG 10, LK 5
      Take Gifted, and tag Small Guns, Speech, and Science. Work on Small
      Guns and build Speech to about 125% and Science to 150%. Get the
      Power Armor early on for this character.
    Killer Sniper
    - ST 4, PE 8, EN 5, CH 7, IN 8, AG 10, LLK 5
      Take Gifted, and tag Small Guns, Energy Weapons, and Melee Weapons.
      Again, get the Power Armor and the weapons cache early on. This
      character will be an absolute bastard in the end game and in combat,
      but will suffer slightly in diplomatic affairs and unarmed boxing.
    Killer Sniper (second variant)
    - ST 6, PE 7, EN 6, CH 6, IN 7, AG 10, LLK 5
      Same info as above but will not be dependent on Power Armor. However,
      you will need NPC's to survive early on - Sulik, Vic, and perhaps
      Cassidy. Getting the second level of the combat implants is not a
      good idea (as it will decrease your charisma).
    This is the route that is used in this walkthrough:
    - Arroyo
    * San Francisco / Navarro block (used to get Power Armor)
    - Klamath
    - The Den
    - Modoc / Ghost Farm / The Den
    - Vault City / Gecko
    * Den (get the car)
    - San Francisco / Navarro (now get the PPower Armor if you haven't done so)
    - Redding
    - Broken Hills
    - New Reno / Sierra Army Depot
    - Broken Hills (again)
    - Raiders / Vault City
    - New California Republic / Vault 15
    - Vault City (again)
    - Vault 13
    * Military Base
    - Navarro / San Francisco
    This walkthrough will include (very early on) information to get the Power Armor.
    It won't assume that you have it until you've reached Vault City (however, you
    can still complete all of the things mentioned, although it is a lot harder),
    but after you've got the car (after that section is covered), the walkthrough
    WILL ASSUME that you have it.
    An asterix (instead of a dash) will indicate that the area is optional.
    The car is mainly a convinience issue - it speeds up overland travel. Since
    there's no real time limit for completing the game, it is not required.
    The military base is just included so that your character can gain experience.
    Notable Areas
    1) The Temple of Trials
    2) Arroyo Village
    3) Arroyo Wilderness
    4) Arroyo Bridge
    Notable Characters
    1)  Arroyo Elder, leader of your village
    2)  Klint, the temple guard
    3)  Hakunin, the village shaman
    4)  Feargus, your young nephew, whining about well
    5)  Nagor, your cousin, his dog Smoke is lost
    6)  Lucas, a warrior, teaches you unarmed skills
    7)  Jordan, a warrior, teaches you melee skills
    8)  Aunt Morlis, your aunt, gives you flint
    9)  Bridge Guard, sharpens your spear
    10) Cameron, he'll challenge you to a fight in the temple
    11) Smoke, Nagor's dog
    - Various townsfolk
    - Geckos in wilderness
    - Plants in Hakunin's garden
    1) Survive through the Temple of Trials. You don't
       have to kill all of the critters there. 
    2) Kill the plants that are invading Hakunin's garden.
    3) Find Smoke, Nagor's dog.
    4) Fix the Arroyo well.
    5) Ask Jordan and Lucas to teach you fighting skills.
    6) Ask the Arroyo Bridge Guard to sharpen the spear for you using some flint
       from your aunt.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Survive the Temple of Trials: 600 xp
    - Kill all of the critters in the Templee: 865 kxp
    - Kill the plants of dark soul: 170 kxp
    - Kill the plants of dark soul: 100 xp,  2 healing powders
    - Fix the well: 100 xp
    - Find Smoke for Nagor: 200 xp
    - Convince Aunt Morlis to give you flintt: 50 xp
    Arroyo is the small community where you start off. You'll need to pass
    the Temple of Trials before you set off on your journey to find the
    G.E.C.K for the beleagured village.
    When you start the game, you'll see your character outside a big building.
    Enter the building. This is the Temple of Trials.
    The temple of trials is full of giant ants and small radscorpions, which
    have 6 and 10 hit points, respectively. Since your goal is to reach the
    end, it is not necessary to go and kill every critter that you see. (Mind
    you, this does become a bit hard if you choose a diplomatic character
    instead of a strong character.)
    At the first part of the temple (the foyer), you'll encounter two giant
    ants. If you proceed forward and to the north towards the locked door, you
    won't have to fight any more ants. However, if you go on the first passage
    to your right, there are some more ants lurking around there. In the far
    right, there is a pot that has one bag of healing powder. In the first room
    to your left, there are two scorpions, but no items. And on the second
    passage to your right, there are three scorpions. In the room (it has a
    wall dividing the room into two) on the right side, there are some bones.
    You can examine them and take a spear. At the end of the first level, there
    is a locked door. Simply use your lockpick skill to unlock the door.
    When you enter the second part of the temple (the hallway), you'll find
    lots of raised plates. Stepping on the raised plate makes a spear shoot out
    from the wall. (It is highly unlikely for you to get hit by the spear.) If
    you go to the room on your right, you'll see two scorpions and a chest,
    which contains a bag of healing powder. When you go to the west by the
    chasm, you'll see two to three ants. Kill the ants and get the plastic
    explosives. If you go to the right passage past the chasm, you'll see two
    giant ants (one in the passage, one in the room to the right). After you
    kill them, you can go in the room and take the antidote from the chest. At
    the end ofthe hallway, you'll see a metal door. Put the plastic explosives
    in your active item slot and set the timer, and then run away from the
    door. After the explosives blow up, so will the door. Go through for the
    final part of the temple.
    When you are in the final level, kill the ants in the first room and then
    head east to kill some more critters. In the easternmost room, there is a
    healing powder. Take the healing powder, and then go west and then go towards
    the northern hall, to the room with a firepit in its center. Talk to Cameron,
    the final test of the Temple  of Trials. If you have a high speech skill, you
    can convince him to not fight you. Otherwise, you have to fight him to leave
    the temple. It is not a fight to the death.
    If you do decide to fight Cameron, all of your items will be placed in the
    chest in the room where you started the final part of the temple. You cannot
    use any weapons nor any healing items. After you convince Cameron or you win
    the fight, get your items and then open the door. You'll see a short video of
    you getting the Vault Suit. Immediately, you'll be transported to the Arroyo
    village and you'll also receive some experience.
    After you're in the village, go to the elder's tent, which is right next to
    you. The elder is wearing brown robes. Talk to the elder and accept the quest
    to find Vic and also the G.E.C.K. You'll receive some money and a water flask.
    Open the chest behind the elder to get a knife as well as some healing powder.
    Next, go to the tent that's directly to the north of the elder's tent. Talk to
    Hakunin, the village shaman. Offer to weed his garden (it's to the tent's left).
    Go to the garden and kill the spore plants for some experience. Go back to
    Hakunin after you've killed the spore plants and he'll give you some healing powders
    and will offer to make healing powder for you provided that you give him the
    Broc Flower and the Xander Root. You'll also get some experience.
    Go to the east of Arroyo and talk to your cousin Nagor, who lost his dog,
    Smoke. Offer to find Smoke for Nagor. Next, go south to the head monument
    and talk to Lucas. Ask him if he can teach you some unarmed skill, and if
    he can, ask him to teach you some. Next, go to the west and repair the damaged
    well for a little bit of experience. Go to one of the tents to the east and
    find Jordan, who can increase your melee weapons skill.
    Now it's time to find Smoke. Head out to the west of Arroyo, into the
    wilderness. Smoke is in the western area of the wilderness. After you find
    him, return him to Nagor for some experience.
    Go to the south of Arroyo, until you reach the great bridge. Talk to the
    bridge guard, and ask him about his spear. He'll tell you to go to Aunt Morlis,
    who is in the main village, for some flint. Go there, and talk to your aunt
    (she's in the southwestern area of the village). Talk to her, and ask her if you
    can have some flint. If you get the option, tell her that your journey will be
    dangerous and that you need the flint - otherwise, you'll need three healing
    After you get the flint, go back to the bridge, and ask the bridge guard to sharpen
    the flint for you. After it has been sharpened, leave Arroyo for the south, or for
    Klamath (if you don't want some very special armor).
    THE QUEST SOUTH (Actually, to San Francisco, then Navarro, back to San Francisco)
    Notable Areas
    1) San Francisco's China Town
    2) Navarro's Gas Station, Base, and Armory
    Notable Characters
    1) Matt, the Brotherhood of Steel guard at San Francisco
    2) Chris, the Gas Station attendant at Navarro
    3) The Enclave Guard at Navarro
    4) A random Enclave technician
    5) Quincy, a maintenance tech
    6) Raul, Vertibird maintenance tech
    -  Shi guards (at San Francisco)
    -  Enclave Troopers (at Navarro)
    1) Go to San Francisco safely. Once you are in San Francisco, save the game.
    2) Talk to Matt and accept the quest to find the Vertibird plans. Save the
       game after accepting.
    3) Go to Navarro safely. Talk to Chris and get the password from him.
    4) Enter the Navarro base. Once there, get the Advanced Power Armor, the
       Vertibird plans, as well as a Super Sledgehammer and some nifty lockpicks,
       as well as some books and the combat armor. Actually, the Power Armor is
       the only "necessary" component.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Get the password from Chris: 1500 xp
    - Find the Vertibird plans: 3500 xp
    - Return the Vertibird plans: 20000 xp,  access to all Brotherhood of Steel
    The first San Francisco/Navarro block consists of getting the Advanced
    Power Armor. The armor will make the game significantly easier. You don't
    have to get it immediately, but be sure to get it after finishing the Vault
    City / Gecko block (see later sections).
    Head south of Arroyo, way down. If you start to see the coast, go east and then
    head south until you reach San Francisco. The city is located right next to
    the coast. If you find some really hard critters on your way there, be sure to
    run away. It might take about four weeks to walk there. San Francisco is
    marked as "unknown" on the world map.
    Once in San Francisco, go north up the street, and take a left after you see
    the boxing ring. Go south and enter the Brotherhood of Steel building. (It has
    a guard in metal armor standing next to it.) Talk to the guard, ask why he knows
    your name, and then ask who the Brotherhood of Steel is. He'll start talking
    about the history of the Brotherhood of Steel and then mention the Enclave.
    Offer to infiltrate one of the Enclave's bases at Navarro, and then ask him
    how to go about infiltrating the base. The guard will tell you. Head to Navarro
    for now.
    * Also, if you walk in the various shops - Flying Dragon 8 (on the west side)
      and Red 888 Guns (on the eastern side), you can steal a lot of money from the
      shopkeepers. People have reported success with only a steal skill of around
      30%. You should do this twice - once after entering San Francisco for the first
      time, and after getting the Power Armor from Navarro.
    After you get in Navarro, talk to Chris, the gas station attendant. Tell him
    that you are looking to join the Enclave, and then tell him that you are a new
    recruit. Chris will give you the password. Head north to go to the Enclave
    installation. (If this doesn't work, load from an earlier save and try it again.)
    Once you are there, talk to the guard, and give him the password, which is
    Sheepshead. Enter the Enclave, and go to one of the buildings to the north
    that has some people in lab coats. Talk to one of those people, and ask him
    if he knows where the Vertibird plans are kept.
    After you get the info, go to the eastern maintenance building and talk to
    Quincy, one of the men in leather armor. Ask him if you can see the Vertibird
    plans. He'll ask you who needed them, and then tell him that Raul needed them.
    He'll get really angry, but will let you take the plans. While you're at it,
    be sure to loot the other lockers for a lot more stuff.
    After you get the plans, go to the western maintenance building and talk to
    Raul, the Vertibird repairman. Tell him that Quincy wants to see him. Raul
    will get really angry at Quincy, and then he'll ask you to look after the
    Vertibirds. Offer to do so, and when Raul leaves, loot the lockers to get
    more stuff. After you've looted them, go to the basement of the base. There
    is an elevator in the northern section of the base.
    Once you're in the basement, go south and left, and loot the lockers there. Get
    an Advanced Power Armor, but not necessarily the weapons and ammo. Leave the
    base, and head back to San Francisco.
    When you're in San Francisco, go give the Vertibird plans to the Brotherhood
    guard. He'll make copies and give you back the plans, and also will give
    you full access to the Brotherhood facilities. You don't have to, but if
    you want, take the Power Armor and the Combat Armor from the base. Leave
    for Klamath. The walkthrough will be covered as if you didn't get the Power
    Armor, but there will be specific things that you can do with the armor, and
    those will also be included.
    Rough Map
    Trapper Town --- Klamath
    Notable Areas
    1) Downtown
       - Buckner's Bar
       - Vic's old office
       - The Golden Gecko
    2) Trapper Town
    3) Wilderness
    4) Canyon
    Notable Characters
    1) Aldo, the Klamath greeter
    2) Torr, Mrs. Buckner's dimwit son
    3) Ardin Buckner, she owns Buckner's
    4) Maida Buckner, Ardin's daughter
    5) Sulik, an NPC who you can pick up later, he's doing work for the Buckners
    6) Smiley, Ardin's boyfriend, he's a trapper
    7) Whiskey Bob, the barfly at Buckner's
    8) Jon Sullivan, he can give you a boost to melee and unarmed skills
    9) Slim, he has the key for Trapper Town
    -  Townsfolk of Klamath
    -  Barflys
    -  Trappers
    1) Loot all of the footlockers and shelves for items. You'll need them
       to barter for more things in Klamath. Also, attempt to steal from the
       miscellaneous characters, especially any money, stimpacks, or weapons/ammo.
       Be sure that you also have 10 beers and 10 bottles of booze, for you will
       need it later.
    2) Help Torr guard the "Moo-Moos" against the "bugmen." Attempt to kill the
       Dunton brothers while doing this.
    3) Ask John Sullivan to improve your fighting skills.
    4) Offer to refuel Whiskey Bob's still.
    5) Tell Mrs. Buckner that you will save Smiley, her boyfriend.
    6) Kill the Rat-God for Klamath's Trapper Town.
    7) Get the fuel injection module for the car (you'll get it in the future).
    8) Kill the robot wandering around in Klamath's canyon. 
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Help Torr guard the Brahmin: 250 xp
    - Kill all of the radscorpions: 420 kxp
    - Kill the Dunton twins: 80 kxp
    - Ask Jon Sullivan to teach you fightingg: 150 xp, 10% bonus to fighting skills
    - Refuel Whiskey Bob's still: 100 xp, $550
    - Pay for Sulik's damages: 500 xp, Sulikk becomes your NPC
    - Kill the robot in Klamath: 200 kxp
    - Kill all rats in Trapper Town: 400 kxpp
    - Kill all rats in first level: 500 kxp
    - Kill the rat god: 300 xp
    - Kill all rats in second level: 645 kxpp
    - Kill all rats in third level: 590 kxp
    Klamath is a small city that is populated by hunters as well as rats. You'll
    be able to get your first NPC here. In addition, you'll be able to attempt
    a rescue mission as well as eradicate the city's rat infestation.
    When you enter Klamath, head to the left and talk to the door-greeter guy.
    Give him five dollars and then ask him about what is going around in
    town lately. Afterwards, go talk to Torr, the man who isn't wearing a shirt.
    (He's also in front of the Buckner building.) Talk to him, and tell him that
    you will help him guard the brahmin right now.
    You'll be transported to the Brahmin fields in Klamath, where one lone
    radscorpion will come and attack you. Kill the radscorpion, and then
    head west. Save the game, and attempt to kill the two Dunton brothers using
    your sharpened spear. After they are dead, heal, save the game, and then
    attack the remaining radscorpions, which are in the southeastern area of the
    fields. There are seven radscorpions to kill. After you've killed all of
    the radscorpions, head back to Klamath.
    Once you're back in Klamath, save the game, and start to steal from the
    other citizens of Klamath. Be sure to steal money, weapons, and 10 beers
    and 10 bottles of booze. Steal from the person's back, and after each
    successful steal, save the game. After you have had enough stealing, make
    way to the northeast, and go to a building that has a sign which reads 
    "Vic's." Go in the building and take everything from the drawers and shelves.
    Be sure that you get the radio, the pipe rifle, and the JHP ammo. In the
    southeastern corner of Klamath, close to where you entered, there is
    a building with a 'Guns and Bullets' magazine in a shelf. Read the magazine
    to receive an increase in your small guns skill.
    * GUN Information: Pipe Rifle/10mm Pistol
      The Pipe Rifle can hold only one 10mm bullet at a time, and its range
      and damage aren't anything special. The 10mm differs from the former
      in that it offers a 12 bullet magazine rather than the single-shot
      Pipe Rifle.
    Go back to the Buckner building, and talk to Whiskey Bob. Offer to refuel
    the still for him. (You might need to buy him some whiskey while you're at
    it.) Head south, until you reach the wilderness. Once you're there, enter
    "Sneak" mode. Go to the southwest until you reach a shack. Enter the shack,
    pick up the firewood, and put it in the still. After that's finished, leave
    for the "civilized" part of Klamath.
    After you're in Klamath, talk to Whiskey Bob, and he'll give you $50. With
    all of the money and stuff that you have stealed from the denizens, you should
    now have more than $350. Talk to Sulik, the guy in the southeastern corner
    of the Buckner building. Ask him what's going on, and then ask him if you can
    pay for his damages. Offer to pay for them, and then you'll get Sulik in
    your party. Also, talk to Ardin, ask her what's wrong, and then offer to find Smiley
    (her boyfriend) for her.
    * NPC Information: Sulik
      First and foremost, Sulik is a fighter. He is skilled with sub-machine
      guns and melee weapons, especially the spear and sledgehammer. He's not too
      bad at hand-to-hand combat, either. With a super sledgehammer or a powerful
      SMG, like the H&K P90C, he's walking death. The only problem is that the
      SMG's will become too weak at the end. He's really good to have in the
    With Sulik, head to the northwest section of Klamath. Go to the Golden Gecko,
    and talk to Jon Sullivan, the guy to the left in the Golden Gecko. Ask him 
    if he can teach you magic first, and then ask him if he can teach you pugilism.
    Afterwards, head to the west of the Golden Gecko to go to the Canyon. Once
    in the canyon, kill the robot for some experience. Head back to Klamath, and
    then go east for Trapper town.
    When you enter trapper town, save the game, and steal from all of the townsfolk
    of Trapper Town. Be sure to go and get two gecko pelts and two healing powders
    from the westernmost building in Trapper Town.
    More importantly, your mission here involves killing the rat god. To kill him,
    you have to go to the Blades building and enter through the northwestern entrance.
    When you enter through that entrance, you should see an old drawer and a man
    wearing a green shirt. Talk to the man, and ask him about Trapper Town. Talk
    to him again and ask him if you can have a key to go to the northern areas
    of the town. He'll give you the key.
    When you get the key, open the locked door, and after you get past the door,
    close the door. Go outside, and enter the old guns store. Loot the lockers,
    and be sure to get the rubber boots and the 10mm ammo. Give one pair of
    boots to Sulik. Afterwards, leave the gun store, and then go to the
    western entrance of another building. Tell Sulik to remove his armor and
    get the leather jacket from him, and wear it. Kill all of the rats there, and
    enter the stairwell that leads to the basement.
    After you enter the stairwell, go to the northern room with a desk. Examine
    the desk, and get the 10mm ammo. Kill all of the rats in this level, get the
    knife on the first easternmost end (it's near the dead body) and a crowbar
    in the remins of some bones (it's in the second easternmost end) and take the
    ladder that leads to the lower level of the rat caves.
    When you're in the second level, kill all of the rats. The rat god will be
    there, and he isn't too tough. After all of the rats have been killed, go
    to the northeast section of the caves, and climb the ladder that is next
    to the bookcase. You're on your way to finding the fuel-injection module.
    In this level, kill all of the rats. In the southern corner there's a locker
    which contains two stimpacks and 20 dollars. In the southern eastern corner,
    there is a dead repair robot. A tool is nearby. Get the tool, and head towards
    the locked door on the north side.
    Once you are there, examine the shelf and take the dynamite and the crowbar.
    Place the dynamite really close to the door, set the timer, and wait until
    it detonates. After it detonates, go up the ladder. After you go up, head
    south, and examine the broken car on the south. After you get the fuel cell,
    head back to Trapper Town, and then to Klamath. Once in Klamath, go to
    the Buckner house, and trade for a Leather Armor using spears, meat jerkey,
    etc. After you get the leather armor, make sure you have some rubber boots.
    Leave Klamath, and head for the Toxic Caves to find Smiley the trapper.
    THE TOXIC CAVES (subarea)
    Notable Areas
    1) The First Floor
    2) The Second Floor
    Notable Characters
    1) Smiley the Trapper
    -  Lots of Golden Geckos
    1) Kill the Golden Geckos.
    2) Find Smiley, the trapper.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Kill all Geckos in Toxic Caves: 1655 kkxp
    Once in the Toxic Caves, kill all of the geckos that you see using your spear
    and/or the Pipe Rifle. In the first level, there is a room which contains
    some boots, stimpacks, and some RadX which is to the south. Go there and
    get everything, and then go to the second level. In the second level, there
    are a lot of golden geckos. Use the pipe rifle and the spear to finish them.
    Smiley is in the easternmost part of the second level of the caves. Talk
    to him and tell him that Ardin is waiting for you. He will be a temporary
    NPC in your party. Also, there is a locker in the second floor, next to
    the elevator, which contains some RadAway's. Save the game after you've
    found Smiley, and then steal 10 golden gecko pelts from him. Save after you
    have gotten them successfully. Leave the caves for Klamath.
    NOTE: The elevator can only be opened with some Electronic Lock Picks, and
          you also need to repair the generator that powers the elevator. There
          is a Mark II Combat Armor there as well as some powerful weapons and
          some 2mm gauss ammo in the basement.
    KLAMATH (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Klamath
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Klamath
    1) Go back to Klamath to tell Ardin that you found Smiley.
    2) Kill the Geckos in the wilderness.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Find Smiley: 1000 xp, $100
    - Kill Geckos in Wilderness: 1045 kxp
    Once you are in Klamath, talk to Ardin Buckner, and then tell her that you
    don't want a reward. She'll give you $100 anyway. Afterwards, talk to Smiley,
    ask him if he can tell you the tale of the Gecko, and then ask him how to
    skin Geckos. Now, with your newfound knowledge, go to the wilderness, and 
    kill all of the Geckos there. Be sure you get their pelts. After you have
    killed them, leave for the Den.
    Rough Map
    West Side - East Side
    Notable Areas
    1) West Side
       - Lara's Hideout
       - Rebecca's Bar/Casino
       - Flick's store
       - Tubby's store
       - Smitty's home
       - The Ghost Home
    2) East Side
       - The Hole
       - Graveyard
       - Church
       - Metzger's slave pen
       - Mom's diner
    Notable Characters
    1)  Rebecca, the owner of the bar/casino
    2)  Tubby, he owns a store
    3)  Flick, he "owns" a store
    4)  Lara, she runs a mercenary camp
    5)  Fred, he owes Rebecca a good bit of money
    6)  Joey, the local thug who sells Jet
    7)  Anna, a ghost who needs to be put to rest
    8)  The Great Ananias, he lets you look at the Mummy
    9)  Smitty, he sells you the car later on
    10) Frankie, he owns the Hole
    11) Metzger, he is the slave owner
    12) "Mom," she owns the local diner
    13) Stacy, she can tell you the story about Cuddles
    14) Tyler, he is the leader of the other mercenary gang
    15) The bar patron in the Hole, he screws you if you're female for $200
    -   Orphaned children that steal your sttuff for Flick (they guard
        the entrances to several buildings)
    -   Drunks in Withdrawal
    -   Guards
    -   Slaves
    -   Slavers
    1)  First off, go to Rebecca's bar, and ask her for work. She'll ask
        you to find Fred and collect $200.
    2)  After you return Fred's payment, offer to find the book that
        Derek borrowed.
    3)  Go to the east side, and screw the bar patron if you're female.
    4)  Go to the Slaver's guild, and ask if you can see Vic. Talk to
        Metzger afterwards to see if you can buy Vic.
    5)  Go to Mom's, and ask her for some work. Offer to bring the meal
        to Smitty.
    6)  Go to the Graveyard and search for a book. (This is Rebecca's second
    7)  Talk to Stacy and ask her to tell you the story about her cat, Cuddles.
    8)  Now go to Lara's place, and ask her for some mercenary work.
        This eventually boils down to eliminating the gang that you might
        have seen earlier at the Church.
    9)  Put Anna, the ghost, to rest.
    10) Obtain a sample of Jet.
    NOTE: The Orphaned children will steal from you if you walk past them.
          Sometimes, they're successful; other times, they aren't. A workaround
          is to walk near the children, and then immediately enter combat
          mode. Run past the children, and enter the building. You have to do
          the same thing (reverse order though) to leave the building safely.
    NOTE: Do not attempt to gamble at Rebecca's casino. There is an endless
          conversation bug (in other words, it doesn't end) when you talk to
          one of the casino patrons.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Pay off Fred's debt for Rebecca: 200 xxp, $100
    - Find Rebecca's book: 300 xp, $80
    - Learn about Vic being a trader: 200 xpp
    - Deliver Smitty's meal: 150 xp, stimpacck
    - Ask Tyler if you can enter the church:: 500 xp
    - Examine the crates in the church: 500  xp, $200
    - Ask Metzger if Lara can attack Tyler:  200 xp, $50
    - Find a weakness in Tyler's gang: 200 xxp
    - Kill Tyler's gang: 485 kxp, $400
    - Give Anna the locket: 250 xp
    - Put Anna to rest: 600 xp
    - Kill Metzger: 1500 xp, $1000
    - Kill Metzger and his slavers: 1000 kxpp
    - Free Metzger's slaves: 1250 xp
    The Den is a dangerous place and is a safe haven for drug and slave trading.
    You'll be able to bust a slaver ring and a small gang here.
    When you enter the Den, go a bit to the south, and then enter Rebecca's bar/casino
    (see the note above). Talk to Rebecca, and ask her for some work. She'll
    tell you to go and find Fred. To find Fred, leave the bar, go south, and
    enter the building where there is only one orphaned child. Enter it, and
    talk to the drunk-looking guy (description says that he is "a citizen of
    the Den"). Tell him that he owes Rebecca $200. He'll ask for $150 in the
    process, and tell him that's okay. (He'll give you lots of nice stuff later
    on.) Also, enter the door that leads to Flick, the shopkeeper who is wearing
    a green shirt. Ask him what he does he do in the Den, and then ask him if
    you can trade. After he shows you his wares, don't trade for anything, and
    thank him. Talk to him again and ask him to show you his wares. This time,
    he has a .44 magnum revolver that you can barter for. Buy that and its 
    corrosponding ammunition. Use your gecko pelts to trade for that.
    * GUN Information: .44 Magnum Revolver
      It runs on .44 JHP or FMJ ammunition. The base damage rating is about
      12 to 18 hit points, but with targeted shots, you can easily get more
      than 70 hit points dealt. Plus, with ten Agility, you can shoot two
      aimed shots. It's an excellent small arm. Plus, you can put in a 
      speed-loader to reduce the reloading cost to one action point.
    Afterwards, leave this area, and go to Rebecca to pay her the $200. She'll
    split it in half for you. Talk to Rebecca again and offer to find the missing
    book for her. The book is in one of four random locations:
      (1) - The book is by a trashcan (not on fire) with a car door leaning beside
            it. The area is to the south of the graveyard and across the street.
      (2) - The book is in the graveyard. It's close by the John Andersen tombstone.
      (3) - The book is by some ruins to the east of the Slaver's Guild. The wall
            to the north is blocking the book, so you'll have to carefully search
            the area.
      (4) - The book is in an outhouse close to The Hole. It's beside the toilet.
    After you find the book, you can return it to Rebecca for some experience and
    Now, it is time to go to the east side. Go there, and if you are female, go
    to the Hole. Talk to the male bar patron, and tell him that he can screw
    you for $200. If he says he doesn't have enough money, tell him tough luck
    and then ask for $200 again (chances are that he might have the money). If
    you are male, you can screw a prostitute if you give her some cash (I don't
    know what is the point though...).
    Go to the Slavers guild which is to the east. Enter there, and the door
    guard will start to talk to you. Tell him that you want to see Metzger
    or you want to buy some slaves. Afterwards, talk to another guard who
    is holding a slave inside the main building. Ask him about Vic, then
    ask if you can see him. Beg if the guard won't let you through. If he
    lets you through, talk to Vic, tell him that you are going to free him,
    and then give him the old radio that you found in Klamath. Afterwards,
    go and see Metzger (he's in the center of the northern room). Talk to
    him, and ask him if you can buy Vic. He'll sell him for $1000. If you're
    female, you can screw Metzger and buy him for half the price. Also, be
    sure to steal the shotgun from Metzger.
    * GUN Information: 12-gauge Shotgun
      Even with its two shell ammo capacity, the shotgun is still a formidable
      weapon. It has a decent range and is quite powerful; targeted shots
      can deal in excess of 50 hit points.
    When you talk to Vic, ask him where did he get the water flasks from
    for some easy experience.
    * NPC Information: Vic
      In the beginning, 'coward' defines Vic, but after you give him some
      armor and a decent weapon (like a shotgun or better), he becomes a
      whole lot better. Initially, he is inept at combat, but later on, he
      is quite formidable. After he maxes out his level, he can use the
      Gauss Rifle. In the long run, he is a valuable asset.
      Vic can use all small arms, but is horrible at melee combat. His
      specialty is the repair skill.
    Next, go to Mom's diner and talk to Mom, the owner of the place. Ask her
    what's going on in town. She'll hand you a dinner that she wants you to
    give to Smitty. Also, talk to Stacy and ask her why is she so sad She'll
    mention a cat, and ask if you can hear the story about her cat. You'll
    get some experience for listening to the story. Head to the west side
    of the Den to return Smitty's meal.
    Smitty is in the far west corner of the West Side of the Den. Go talk
    to him, and tell him that you have his meal from Mom's. You'll get 150
    experience and a stimpack for giving him the meal. If you take a look
    at Smitty's lockers, you can get a tool and other miscellaneous items.
    The last locker contains a shovel, which will be required for a quest later
    Now it is time to do some mercenary work. Go talk to Lara, who is south
    of Tubby's store (it's the central building on the western wing of buildings).
    Lara is the woman in the second room. Talk to her, and ask her if there
    is any work to be done. She wants you to examine some crates in the Church
    on the East Side of the Den. Head there.
    Once in the East Side, go to the church, and talk to Tyler. Tell him that
    Metzger sent you, and he wants you to check some stuff for him. He'll
    get pretty antsy, but will let you in. Once there, examine one column of
    the crates to find out that they are filled with chemical compounds.
    Head back to the West Side.
    When you go there, go talk to Lara, and tell her what you saw. She'll give
    you $200 and a new quest: ask Metzger if it is okay for Lara and her gang
    to guard the church now. Head to Metzger's slave guild. Talk to Metzger
    and ask if Lara can attack Tyler's gang. Metzger will say that it is okay.
    Go back to the West Side and talk to Lara. She'll give you another quest:
    find a weakness in Tyler's gang.
    Go back to the church, and talk to Tyler. Ask him what's going on, and
    he'll mention that he's going to a party. Tell him that you want him
    to have fun. You'll get more experience. Go back to the West Side.
    Talk to Lara, and she'll offer you $300 if you go and fight with her
    in order to eliminate Tyler's gang. Say yes. The fight isn't that bad,
    especially with Metzger's stolen shotgun and the revolver, and is
    ridiculously easy with the Power Armor. After you have killed Tyler's
    gang, you'll receive $400.
    Now, it is time to put a ghost to rest. Go to the building that is
    directly south of the one that Lara usually stays. There should
    be a ghost there. Talk to the ghost, and ask her what is the matter.
    The ghost says that she can't find it. Ask the ghost what is the object,
    and then she'll mention that it is a locket. With this newfound knowledge,
    go to Mom's diner. Talk to Mom, eat the meal that she offers you, and then
    ask her if she knows about the haunted house. She'll mention that a teen
    used the house about two years ago whose name is Joey. Thank her, and
    head back (sigh) to the West Side.
    Joey is the thug wearing a leather jacket. Talk to him, and ask him for
    some information. Ask him about the ghost, and then ask about the locket.
    Tell him that he stole it, and buy it from him for $50. With the locket,
    go back to the building where you found the ghost, and give her the locket.
    Talk to her again, and she'll turn into a pile of bones. Pick up the bones
    and head to the graveyard. Find the grave marked "Anna Winslow." Dig up
    the grave with your shovel, put the bones in there, and then close it up.
    (If you were wondering, the grave is in the southeastern area of the
    If you have the Advanced Power Armor, you can go and kill Metzger for
    a good bit of experience. Loot the corpses to get their pistols and
    drugs, for they come in handy when it comes to buying weapons later
    on. Also, if you have killed Metzger, go to Rebecca's bar. Tell
    Rebecca that the fight was easy, and she'll give you $1000 dollars.
    Go to one of the merchants in the West Side of the Den, and see if you
    can buy some jet (the merchants might sell it to you for about $60).
    Head to Vault City now, but stop in the unknown green area while you're
    on your way there.
    Rough Map
         Rose's Bed and Breakfast
     Main Street
    Notable Areas
    1) Main Street
       - Trading Post
       - Church
       - Slaughterhouse
       - Tannery
    2) Rose's Bed and Breakfast
       - Rose's Bed and Breakfast
       - Farrell's house
    Notable Characters
    1) Jo, the mayor of Modoc
    2) Grisham, he owns the slaughterhouse
    3) Balthas, he owns the tannery
    4) Farrel, Modoc townsperson
    5) Cornelius, another Modoc townsperson
    6) Rose, she owns a bed-and-breakfast
    -  Modoc townsfolk
    -  Traders
    1) Offer to find the "Ghost Farm" for Jo.
    2) Guard the Brahmin for Grisham.
    3) Kill the rats that have invaded Farrel's garden.
    4) Find Cornelius' gold watch.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Successfully guard the Brahmin: 600 kxxp, $1000
    - Kill the rats in Farrel's garden: 300  xp
    - Kill the rats in Farrel's garden: 635  kxp
    - Successfully blow up the outhouse: 5000 xp
    - Kill the mole rat: 160 kxp
    - Return the watch to Farrel: 1500 xp
    - Heal Bess: 200 xp
    Modoc is a small farming community that is on the verge of death.
    A drought has plagued the crop harvest and a new "ghost farm" has
    been discovered. You can help forge an alliance between the new
    "ghost farm" and Modoc and also help the citizens in their daily
    lives. You can also get married here.
    When you first come into Modoc, go in the trading post, and talk to the
    mayor, Jo. Ask him about Modoc, and then ask him about the G.E.C.K. He'll
    say he knows where it is, and he'll present you with a new quest: find the
    Ghost Farm. Get the details for the quest, but you do not have to undertake
    it at this moment. (By the way, Jo will lie to you and mention that a G.E.C.K
    is like a Gecko...you're doing the quest for the rewards and experience.)
    You can go to the wooden building to the southeast of Modoc and talk
    to Grisham, the owner of the local slaughterhouse. You can offer to
    guard his brahmin at night for a $1000. If you do accept the quest,
    you have to guard some eight-odd brahmin against ten wild dogs. I have
    successfully completed the quest using a combination of a 10mm Pistol
    and a .44 Magnum revolver. After you have killed all ten dogs, leave
    the field and talk to Grisham to get the money. Also, if you look
    at the shelf next to Grisham, there is a first-aid book as well as
    some flares. You can steal a shotgun and some shells from also.
    Next, go back to the trading post and talk to Jo. Barter some stuff
    (pistols, excess ammo, etc.) for some dynamite and a rope. Go to the
    well in the central area, and pry open the cover for the well. Use
    the rope on the well in order to descend down the well. If you want,
    you can optionally go there and find a BB gun and some money (though
    if you take those items, you'll lose karma).
    Head to the Rose's Bar and Breakfast area, and go to the shack directly
    to your right. Talk to Farrel, and ask him about the gold watch. He'll
    tell you what happened. (BTW, you'll find it later.) Talk to him
    again, ask what he does, and tell him that you would like to help
    him get rid of some rats that invaded his garden. I had no problem defeating
    them unarmed. (This holds true with or without the armor.)
    Now, go back to Rose's Bed and Breakfast, and this time, heal to full health
    and save the game. Enter the outhouse (it's a bit north of Farrel's home).
    Enter it, and place a stick of dynamite right next to the pile of rocks.
    Set the timer to three minutes, and escape from the outhouse. If you placed
    the dynamite correctly, this section Modoc should be covered with biological goo,
    as well as blowing the outhouse away. Usually, it doesn't work, and sometimes
    you end up killing yourself in the process.
    After it has been done successfully, save the game, and heal yourself if
    you've taken massive damage as a result of the explosion. Enter the outhouse
    again, and go inside the cave. Kill the molerat that is guarding Cornelius'
    gold watch. Get the gold watch, leave the outhouse, and then give it
    to Farrel.
    Now it is time to deal with the Ghost Farm. Save the game, and leave Modoc
    for the Ghost Farm. If you have a high Doctor skill, you can heal Bess,
    the brahmin with the broken leg for some experience before you venture
    out to the Ghost Farm. I was successful with 29% Doctor skill.
    You can also get married in Modoc. To try, talk to Grisham's children in
    his home. It's good for a laugh, but his children are horrible in combat.
    It doesn't matter if you're a boy or a girl; both genders can have either
    Notable Areas
    1) The farm itself
    2) The underground
    Notable Characters
    1) Vegeir, the leader of the Slags
    -  Slags
    -  Slag guards
    1) Enter the underground part of the farm.
    2) Talk to Vegeir, and give Jo the letter that he has given you.
    When you go to the Ghost Farm, you might encounter some Slag guards
    in the beginning. Tell them that you will go down with them. If you
    don't see any, go to the building to the northeast, and fall down
    through the mat to go underground. Talk to one of the guards, ask them
    for answers to some questions, and then go to Vegeir with them.
    Once you get to Vegeir, tell him that you have some questions, and
    then accept the quest to give the letter to Jo. Leave the Ghost
    Farm through the entrance to the south of Vegeir. Go to Modoc, and
    deliver the letter to Jo. Oh yes, be sure that you examine the bodies
    on the stake before you leave.
    MODOC (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Modoc
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Modoc
    1) Deliver the message to Jo.
    2) Find Karl for Jo.
    When you enter Modoc, give Jo the letter. Jo will find out about the
    Slags, and he will get angry at the Slags for "killing" Karl and for
    harboring dead bodies on stakes in the farm. Tell Jo that the bodies
    are fake, and you will go and find Karl. Jo will give you a month to
    find Karl. Karl is in the Den, in Mom's diner, on the east side. Head
    there. Jo will give you thirty-one days to find Karl; otherwise, he and
    some Modoc townsfolk will attack the Slags.
    THE DEN (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for the Den
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for the Den
    1) Find Karl.
    Not too much to say here. Go to Mom's diner, and talk to the drunk in
    the green shirt. Ask him what is his story, and he'll start to talk
    about the ghost farm. Leave for Modoc upon hearing his story.
    In the interim, you should see this huge guy in some special type of
    Power Armor and two troopers in Advanced Power Armor. They kill this
    family of farmers, and tell you to walk away. This is foreshadowing
    to what will happen in the future. The big guy is the end-game boss.
    He may look hard right now, but the fight will be among the easiest
    in the game.
    MODOC (yet again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Modoc
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Modoc
    2) Laddie, Balthas' dog
    1) Talk to Jo about Karl.
    2) Talk to Balthas and offer to find his son, Jonny.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Help trade come back to Modoc: 3500 xpp
    Go talk to Jo, and tell him about Karl being a drunkard in the Den.
    You'll get lots of experience points for Modoc's trade. Go to
    the Tannery, and talk to Balthas. Ask him if he is preoccupied with
    something, introduce yourself, and then go find Jonny for him. Jonny
    is in the ghost farm. Balthas will send Laddie with you to help you
    find Jonny.
    THE GHOST FARM / MODOC (yet again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for the Ghost Farm / Modoc
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for the Ghost Farm / Modoc
    1) Enter the farm through the trapdoor and stairwell in the farm itself.
    2) Talk to Vegeir and tell him that the trade went well with Modoc.
    3) Find Jonny.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Tell Vegeir about the trade message: AAssault Rifle
    - Return Jonny to Modoc:               22500 xp, Combat Leather Jacket
    When you get to the ghost farm, enter the underground through the trapdoor
    in the actual farm. Talk to Vegeir, and tell him that the trade message
    was received well. He'll give you an Assault Rifle and some ammunition.
    The Assault Rifle can be upgraded with an extended clip to hold 100 bullets
    versus 24. It's okay since it's not too powerful, but the high ammo
    capacity and good range make up for its lack of power.
    Now, it is time to find Jonny. Head north (while you're still in the
    underground), and enter the area next to the underground lake. Laddie
    will run up to Jonny. Talk to the little boy, and ask him if his name
    is Jonny. He'll say yes, and then tell him that his mom and dad have
    sent you to find him. Jonny will then ask you for his dad's name (of
    course, answer Balthas). After that, Jonny will be happy. You have to
    ask Vegeir if he can come home.
    Go to Vegeir and ask him if he can come home. He'll say yes and will
    arrange an escort to take you, Jonny, and Laddie to Modoc. When you
    get there, talk to Balthas, and he'll give you some new armor. You'll
    also receive a good bit of experience as well. Head towards Vault City
    Rough Map
       City Council
        Downtown -- Vault 8
    Notable Areas
    1) Courtyard
       - Happy Harry's store
       - Andrew's Clinic
       - Bar
       - Tenants with their tents
    2) Vault City Downtown
       - Customs Office
       - Repair shop
       - Amenities Offices
       - Corrections Center
       - Servant Allocation building
       - Information Center
    3) Vault City Vault (Vault 8)
    4) Vault City Council
    Notable Characters
    1)  Lynette, Vault City's First Citizen
    2)  Dr. Troy, the medic of Vault City
    3)  Lydia, she will buy the beer and booze from you
    4)  Randall, chief Amenities officer
    5)  Stark, he heads the guards in Vault City
    6)  Thomas Moore, an abolitionist and an agent for Mr. Bishop
        (you'll find out later)
    7)  Curtis, the kid who lost his Mr. Nixon doll
    8)  Amanda, a worried courtyard dweller (her husband is missing)
    9)  Joshua, Amanda's husband
    10) Barkus, he heads the Servant Allocation Center
    11) Dr. Andrew, the doctor for the courtyard dwellers
    12) Ed, he can tell you about the other cities that surround Vault City
    13) Mr. Smith, he needs a plow
    14) Skeev, the Customs officer who can give you forgered citizenship
    15) Wallace, the chief Customs officer
    16) Harry, he owns Happy Harry's
    17) Senior Councilman McClure, he's far more levelheaded that Lynette
    18) Valerie, she heads the repair shop, she's Vic's daughter
    19) Kohl, he heads the Information Services department
    -   Vault City Citizens
    -   Vault City Slaves
    -   Vault City Guards
    1) Find and return Mr. Nixon to Curtis. Listen to his conversation
       with Mr. Nixon to find the wrench.
    2) Help Amanda find Joshua.
    3) Fix the broken Autodoc at Dr. Andrew's clinic.
    4) Obtain false citizenship papers from Skeev. Turn him later after
       you've completed the Gecko quest.
    5) Deliver the booze and beer that you had earlier to Lydia.
    6) Give the pliers and wrench to Valerie.
    7) Buy some items from Randal, the amenities officer.
    8) Get the quest from Lynette to take care of Gecko's nuclear plant.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Return Mr. Nixon to Curtis: 100 xp
    - Repair Dr. Andrew's Autodoc: 100 xp
    - Discover the origin of the water flaskk: 500 xp
    - Give the booze and beer to Lydia: 250  xp, $300
    - Give Valerie the wrench and pliers: 2550 xp, $50, Super Tool Kit
    - Convince Barkus to release Joshua: 5000 xp, $32
    Vault City is a large place and perhaps represents a "utopia" in the
    Fallout World. It is a highly organized totalitarian society that traces
    its roots from the citizens of Vault 8.
    Enter Vault City during the day. Head to the north and then take a right
    turn when you reach the bar. Go talk to the crying child, and he'll mention
    something about losing a Mr. Nixon doll. The doll is in a corner of the
    outside wall of the bar, near some old boxes. (It's a box-looking object.)
    Pick up the doll and give it to Curtis for some experience. Be sure
    to listen to his conversation, and he'll mention a wrench in a rock pile.
    Go to the rock pile (which is due east) and examine it upon hearing the
    reference to the wrench. You should find a wrench.
    Now, head to the tent that is next to you. Talk to the worried woman, and
    ask her what is wrong. She'll say that her husband is now in the servant
    allocation center and was arrested. Offer to find Joshua for her.
    Go a bit north, and enter the clinic, and go to the room with the contraption
    (the Auto-Doc) in it. Repair the Auto-Doc using the tool. After it has been
    repaired, go a bit south and somewhat west and enter the shack that is
    north of the jail. Talk to the man in the green shirt, and ask him about where
    he got the flask from and then inquire about Vault 13. He won't know where
    he got it from, but you'll receive some experience from digging out that info.
    Now go to the tent that is right across from the clinic with a farmer standing
    outside. Talk to the farmer, and ask him what he does in Vault City. Ask him
    what is the problem, and then offer to buy him a plow. Go to Happy Harry's
    store (it has a big happy face on its wall) and talk to Harry. Ask if he is
    selling the plow, and buy it from him and be sure to ask him to deliver it
    to the Smith's. Go back to the tent next to the clinic, and talk to Mr. Smith.
    He'll hand you a Desert Eagle and you'll also receive some experience in
    the process. Now, head for Downtown, which is to the north.
    When you enter Downtown, go to the right into the Customs building. Talk to
    Skeev, the man in the vault suit who is standing in the first room. Ask him
    what is this place, and then ask him that you're looking to go into the
    Vault, and then ask him about "other ways." He'll say that if you have the
    cash, he will go into further detail, which essentially boils down to
    forgered citizenship papers. Tell him that you might tell others that he
    might be selling citizenship papers, and he'll say that the others won't
    believe you. Buy the papers from him, and then make a sarcastic remark
    to him. He'll believe you, and then ask him to pay for your silence. He'll
    get really angry, and then tell him that "sweet talking" won't help at all.
    He'll give you $300. Tell him that you have his silence, and then talk to
    the gate guard. Tell him that you are a citizen, and give him your papers.
    He'll say that they looked legit, and then tell the guard that you missed meeting
    each other. He'll let you through.
    Go to the Tap House on the right, and talk to Lydia, the bar owner. Ask her
    what's on tap, and then inquire about real alcohol. Tell her that real can't
    compare to synthetic alcohol and then give her the alcohol that you have for
    $300 and some experience. Next, head on to the maintenance center, and talk
    to Valerie, the girl in the metal armor. If you have Vic in your party, there'll
    be a lengthy conversation between her and Vic. Anyways, talk to her, and ask
    her what this place is. Ask her what does she repair, and then she'll mention
    something about missing tools. Offer to help her, and give her some pliers and
    a wrench for some experience and $50.
    Next, go to the Amenities office (it's to the left to the Repair Shop) and
    talk to the man (Randal) in the vault suit. Ask him what is this place, and
    then ask him if you can see what is in stock. He'll ask for your citizenship
    papers, and give him yours. Everything will work out, so buy a combat shotgun,
    some 12 ga. shells, and some books using the money and excess weaponry that you
    have. If you have NPC's, and intend to keep them (they'll soon become worthless
    later on), you can barter for an SMG to give to Sulik. Now, head to the Corrections
    Center, and talk to the man in metal armor. Ask him what some questions, and then
    mention something about Patrols. Offer to do some recon work for him, which is
    to scout out the eight sectors around Gecko. Leave, and go to the Servant
    Allocation center.
    * GUN Information: Combat Shotgun
      The Combat Shotgun, along with its siblings (Pancor Jackhammer and H&K CAWS),
      is among the best all-rounded weapons in the game. Targeted shots deal
      a fair amount of damage, up to about 85 hit points, while regular shots
      deal between 10 and 30 hit points of damage. There's also a powerful burst
      mode, though it is weaker in the combat shotgun than in the other models.
    When you get there, talk to the guy in the vault suit. Ask him what is the Servant
    Allocation Center, and then tell him that you are looking for Joshua. Tell him
    that Joshua has a contagious disease, and then give him some more info. If your
    speech skill is above 90%, then he will believe you; otherwise, he won't and
    you'll have to buy him out instead. After you get Joshua, head to the Information
    Center, which should be to your left. Talk to the the man in the vault suit,
    and ask what this place is. Ask him if he has any books or manuals, and he'll
    say that the books are being transcribed into an electronic format. Ask him if
    all the books are gone, and he'll tell you what might eventually happen to
    the information center. Tell him that you like reading a book instead of viewing
    text on an electronic screen, and he'll give you some free books. Leave the
    building and head outside.
    Once outside, go to the left, and you should see a man in green. Talk to him
    and accept to take a briefcase to the Bishop family in New Reno. Note that
    this is strictly optional. Now, head for the City Council.
    Once you reach the Council, head north and a bit towards the left, and enter
    the Council building. Go inside, and talk to Lynette, the First Citizen
    (she's in the southeastern room). Ask her about the G.E.C.K, and she'll say
    that it isn't meant for you. Tell her about the Vault Dweller, and then show
    her your jumpsuit and water flask. Ask her if she knows about Vault 13, and
    then ask if you can search the computer archives. She'll say that you must
    take a Citizenship test (you can only pass with 10 Intelligence and 10 Luck).
    Tell her that you will take the test, and she'll mention another way: get rid
    of the Ghoulish inhabitants of Gecko. You'll take yet another route to "true"
    citizenship, however. Leave Vault City for Gecko.
    By the way, there is another NPC in the bar who you can pick up. His name is
    Cassidy, and he is like Vic in many respects, but a lot better.
    * NPC Information: Cassidy
      Cassidy is a good all-around small guns sniper, comparable to the original
      Fallout's Tycho. Cassidy can use most two-handed small guns, and is far
      better in combat than Vic at this stage in the game. He has heart problems,
      so if he takes any drugs other than stimpacks, he can die. He's pretty
    Also, be sure to talk to Amanda to get your reward for finding Joshua.
    Rough Map
    Settlement -- Nuclear Plant
    Notable Areas
    1) Gecko Settlement
       - Harold's office
       - The Harp  
    2) Gecko Nuclear Reactor
    3) Gecko Junkyard
       - Survival Gear store
       - Skeeter's garage
    Notable Characters
    1) Harold, the old ghoul who has a pseudo-mayorial position
    2) Lenny, another NPC whom you can pick up
    3) Wooz, he sells Booze at the Harp
    4) Jeremy, he's in charge of the parts department
    5) Skeeter, he owns the repair shop in the Junkyard
    6) Percy, he owns the Survival Gear Locker shop in the Junkyard
    1) Offer to find the Hydroelectric Magnetosphere for Gecko.
    2) Give Skeeter a three-step plasma transformer from Jeremy.
    3) Offer to find Woody the ghoul for Percy.
    4) Find a Super Tool Repair Kit for Skeeter.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Give Skeeter the three-step plasma traansformer: 350 xp
    Gecko is a community inhabited by ghouls. Its economy relies
    on a cranky nuclear reactor that is contaminating the local
    water supply, which coincidentally is used by Vault City.
    When you enter Gecko, go to a bit to the north and enter the building
    which reads "manager's office." Enter the building, and examine the
    desk, and take the two clipboards. Also, examine the shelf on the
    left hall to find a book about science.
    While you're in the building, talk to the ghoul (Harold) who is in the primary
    room, beside the desk. Ask him what does he do here, and then he'll mention
    that the reactor isn't working well and that he needs a Hydroelectric
    Magnetosphere. If you talk to the ghoul on his left (Lenny), you can pick
    up another NPC. He can also heal you, if necessary. Head east to the Nuclear
    * NPC Information - Lenny
      With 129 hit points, Lenny easily is the most durable out of all of the other
      NPC's. He can also heal you, for his forte is the Doctor skill. He says that
      he can use SMG's and pistols, and he is okay at best with an H&K G11/G11E or
      the .223 Pistol. He's not really worth having in the long run, however.
    Once in the plant, head a bit to the north and a ways east, and enter the
    room with a ghoul behind a room that has lockers. Talk to the ghoul (his
    description says that he has a shaved head) and tell him that you have
    something to pick up. Ask for a three-step plasma transformer, and give him
    the part request form (one of the items on the clipboard) that you found
    earlier. Leave the room, and go a bit to the east and enter the room a bit
    to the south with a rusted locker. Open it and take the yellow keycard out.
    Leave the room, and head to the southern part of the reactor. Put the keycard
    in one of your active item slots and open the yellow door. After you get
    past that level of security, go to the room with a shelf. Examine the shelf
    and get the red key card and put it in your item slot (remove the yellow 
    Now, make your way to the east and talk to Festus, the ghoul in the
    southeasternmost room. Tell him that the reactor isn't running very well,
    and then tell him that Vault City is complaining about the groundwater
    problem. He'll say that nothing is wrong. Anyways, leave the reactor and
    go to the Junkyard, to the north.
    When you get there, go to the Survival Gear center, and talk to the
    shopkeeper. Ask him what is going on, and he'll mention that his friend
    Woody is missing. Offer to find Woody for him. Also, go to the northwest
    and enter the big building. Talk to the ghoul there, and he'll offer to
    fix up one of your weapons for finding a three-step plasma transformer.
    Right now, get the speed loader for the .44 magnum pistol that you might
    have; another option is to upgrade the ammo magazine for the assault
    rifle. After you've gotten your upgrade, leave for Vault City.
    VAULT CITY (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Vault City
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Vault City
    1) Go to Valerie and ask for your tools back; she'll also give you a Super
       Tool Kit.
    2) Go to Stark and tell him that you have scouted the area around Gecko.
    3) Go to the City Council and speak with Councilman McClure; he'll offer you
       citizenship once you've fixed Gecko's reactor.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Talk to Valerie after delivering the ttools: Super Tool Kit
    - Tell Stark that you've scouted the areea around Gecko: 350 xp, $300
    - Tell McClure that you need the part foor Gecko: Gecko power plant part
    When you go to Vault City, rest until 8:00 AM (unless the time is no later
    than 6:00 PM) and enter Downtown. Go in Valerie's repair shop, and pick
    up the Super Tool Kit. Next, head to the corrections center and talk to Stark;
    tell him that you've scouted the area. He'll give you some money and you'll
    receive some experience as well. Go to the City Council to the north.
    When you enter the Council, go in the main Council building and talk to
    Councilman McClure (he should be in the left wing of the building). Talk
    to him, introduce yourself, and ask about the part for Gecko's power plant.
    Tell him that Lynette won't make you a citizen even if you fix the power
    plant problem. He'll authorize you to pick up something from the Amenities
    office. Go to the office and get the part. Leave for Gecko.
    GECKO (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Gecko
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Gecko
    1) Give Festus the Hy-Mag and convince him to install it.
    2) Go to Skeeter and give him the tool kit for the fuel cell controller. Steal
       the tool kit from him afterwards.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Tell Festus to fix the reactor: 4250 xxp
      (optionally install it yourself manually: 4000 xp)
      (optionally install it yourself via computer: 4500 xp)
    - Give Skeeter the tool kit: 250 xp, fueel cell controller
    - Give Skeeter the second plasma transfoormer: 350 xp, weapons upgrade
    When you enter Gecko, go to the nuclear plant and talk to Festus; convince
    him to install the Hy-Mag. If your efforts are fruitless, save the game in
    a different slot, and enter the nuclear reactor. Go to the red coolant
    valve and use the Hy-Mag there. It'll take a few tries to get it to work.
    You'll lose a lot of hit points because of the intense radiation there.
    If you've got a high enough science skill, you can use the computer terminal
    to fix the reactor. This is what you do:
    Add a command
    List programs
    Delete all commands
    Execute program
    Then choose 'add a command' again and add the following:
    1. Amplify plutonium-gamma shield
    2. Deharmonize neptunium impeller
    3. Calibrate uranium-rod driver
    4. Set voltage on saturn-class capicitor
    5. Test jupiter-wave compiler
    6. Install hydroelectric magnetosphere regulator
    Then you end the program and then execute.
    After it is successfully installed, save the game. Also, talk to Festus
    again, and get the optimization data for Gecko's power plant. You can also
    go and talk to the ghoul who handles the storage and barter some ammo for
    another 3-step Plasma Transformer.
    Also, go to the north end and talk to Skeeter. Give the tool kit to him
    for the fuel cell controller. Save the game and successfully steal the
    tool kit. Give Skeeter the plasma transformer, and he can upgrade another
    one of your weapons. Save, and head for Vault City.
    If you've looked closely, there's a working computer in the reactor control
    room. You can chat with an Enclave guard (talking head and all) - it's a very
    humorous conversation. Here are the steps you'll need to take:
    password 2
    password 3
    password 1
    init gen maint seq
    load [...]
    download [...]
    password 3
    password 1
    password 2
    list other stations
    Everything's shut down [...]
    VAULT CITY (yet again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Vault City
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Vault City
    1) Tell Wallace that Skeev was forgering citizenship papers. He'll get
    2) Go to the City Council, and McClure will make you a citizen.
    3) Talk to Phyllis in the Vault City Vault.
    4) Optimize the power-plant data in the Vault.
    5) Offer to scout NCR for Stark.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Turn in Skeev to Wallace: Free Day Passs
    - Tell McClure that you've fixed the nucclear plant: Citizenship for Vault City
    - Tell Phyllis to explore the outside woorld: 300 xp
    - Tell Phyllis that radiation can cause  sterility or chromosomal damage: 300 xp
    - Go out with Phyllis: 300 xp
    - Donate sperm to Vault City: 100 xp
    - Repair the Vault City ventilation systtem: 100 xp, 50 micro fusion cells
    - Use the Vault City Learning Terminal:  350 xp
    When you go to Vault City, enter the customs building, and talk to Wallace.
    Tell him that Skeev is involved in illegal practices, and show him the
    fake citizenship papers. Skeev will be dealt with, and you'll receive a
    free day pass. Enter the city afterwards.
    Once you get in the city, go to the City Council, and talk to McClure. Tell
    him that you have repaired Gecko's Power Plant, and you'll be granted
    citizenship for Vault City. Head for the Vault City Vault now.
    In the Vault, talk to the woman in the blue jumper. Tell her your name, and
    ask about Vault City. Tell her that you've noticed the similarity of
    citizens, and encourage her to explore the outside world. If you're male,
    you can go out with her for some experience and donate sperm to Vault City
    for some more experience. If you have high Intelligence, you can discuss
    the pregnancy cycle and tell her about radiation causing sterility and
    anomalities among the citizens for even more experience. Save, and enter
    the second floor of the Vault.
    NOTE: If you examined the computer, and have searched the medical database,
          you can get some extremely important information regarding Combat
          Implants. With 90% doctor skill, you can access the database. If
          you want the implants (which are highly recommended), pump up your
          doctor skill.
    Once you're there, go to the far right, and fix the rattling vent using
    the repair skill for some experience. Also, save the game, and attempt to
    lockpick all of the doors in the area.
    The main objective is to open the locked door to the southwest (the door
    is next to the one whose power couplings are broken). That room has a
    Voice Module, which is essential to beating the game. Anyways, attempt
    to pick the door, and after you open it, save the game. I know for
    a fact that a lockpick skill of 70% or higher will work. Electronic
    Lockpicks will also help (they're at the Navarro base). Be sure to loot
    everything that you can find, however.
    Go to the third floor, and to the far left. Use the science skill on the
    Learning Terminal for some easy experience. Afterwards, make your way
    towards the right, and use the computer that is talking. Optimize the
    Power Plant disc. Save, go to the corrections center outside of
    the Vault, and tell Stark that you'll scout out NCR for him. Now, go
    to Gecko.
    GECKO (yet again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Gecko
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Gecko
    1) Optimize the nuclear reactor.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Optimize the power plant: 2500 xp
    In Gecko, head towards the power plant, and go to the room sealed off by
    the red security doors. Use the disc there, and the power plant will be
    optimized. Save the game. Now, you can go to the Den to get yourself a
    car (this is just a convenience issue...).
    THE DEN (if you want the car)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for The Den
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for The Den
    1) Free Woody from his "indentured mummy-tude."
    2) Optionally get the car.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Free Woody: 1000 xp
    When you enter the Den, make your way south to where you found Anna. Go
    to the room with a coffin (it's directly to the right). Talk to the
    man standing beside the coffin, and ask to see the mummy. Tell him
    that the mummy is a ghoul, and scream out Woody's name. He'll run
    away, and you'll get some experience. Now, it's time to get your car.
    To get the car, go to Smitty's workshop, and tell him that you have
    the part to get the car working. He'll charge you $2000 to get the
    part installed. Say that you're going to get installed, and then barter the
    stuff that you found in Vault City for some money. Install the fuel
    injection system for $750.
    With your car, get the Power Armor from Navarro. This time, it'll be a lot
    easier to get everything (especially with the automobile). You'll need
    the armor for Redding. Anyways, head to the Vault City - Gecko block now,
    this time with your Power Armor.
    * THE CAR
      The car virtually eliminates overland travel time, and it makes you far
      less vulnerable to outside attacks. It also can hold a lot of stuff. It
      also eats through micro fusion cells too, even with the fuel injection.
      The car can be completely charged with 100 micro fusion cells or 200 small
      energy cells. Basically, one micro fusion cell is 1% of energy, while the
      small energy cell is 0.5% of energy. The game engine won't round up if
      you put in an odd number of small energy cells.
      Note that the car is really a convenience issue rather than a necessity.
      And again, make sure that you get the Power Armor (if you haven't done so)
      from Navarro -- the rest of the game will be significantly easier with it.
      The armor will also eliminate the need for NPC's as well.
    VAULT CITY (sigh...)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Vault City
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Vault City
    1) Open the locked doors on the second floor with the lockpicks from Navarro.
    2) Get the schematics for Combat Implants (90%+ Doctor skill).
    3) Discuss medicine with Dr. Troy (90%+ Doctor skill).
    4) Sell Jet to Dr. Troy (90%+ Doctor skill).
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Get the schematics for the Combat Impllants: 500 xp
    - Discuss medicine with Dr. Troy: 5% bonnus to Doctor and First Aid skills
    - Sell jet to Dr. Troy: $1000
    - Eliminate the radiation through Charliie's system: 100 xp
    NOTE: You can only do 2 through 4 with 90% or more Doctor skill. Also, to
          sell Dr. Troy jet, this must be the first time you speak with him.
    Enter Vault City through the Downtown area, and enter the Vault. Use the
    science skill on one of the computers to find out about the implants.
    Afterwards, talk to Dr. Troy, and tell him that you're a doctor yourself.
    He'll show you around the hospital, and thank him afterwards. He'll ask
    if you're a citizen. Tell him no, and then give him the sample of Jet
    for $1000. Now, go to the second level, and loot everything. Save, and
    head for Gecko now to get the reward for saving Woody.
    Also, there's this sick patient with radiation running through his system.
    He's in the courtyard. If you decide to go pick up the anti-radiation
    drugs from Percy, you can use two RadAway's on the patient to get rid
    of the radiation poisioning.
    GECKO (sigh...)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing
    1) Enter Gecko through the junkyard, and tell Percy that you've rescued
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Tell Percy that you've freed Woody: 4  RadAways, 4 RadX's, low prices in
                                          his store
    Enter Gecko through the Junkyard, and talk to Percy. He'll give you the
    stock of RadAways and RadX's. He'll also offer you very low prices
    throughout his store, so it is a good idea to buy some ammo from him.
    Now, leave Gecko, and go to Vault City if you want to cure Charlie from
    his radiation poisioning. Otherwise, head to Redding.
    Rough Map
                     Mine Offices           
    Wannamingo Mine -- Downtown
    Notable Areas
    1) Downtown
       - Ascorti's Ace
       - Malamute Saloon
       - Sheriff's Office
       - Painless Doc Johnson's clinic
       - Tenants/Houses
    2) Wannamingo Mine
    3) Mine Offices
       - Last Gasp Saloon
       - Morningstar Mine Offices
       - Kokoweef Mine Offices
    Notable Characters
    1)  Ascorti, Mayor of Redding
    2)  Athabaska Dick, mine worker addicted to Jet
    3)  Dangerous Dan McGrew, he owns the Morningstar Mine
    4)  Marge LeBarge, she owns the Kokoweef Mine
    5)  Sheriff Marion, he assists Ascorti in running Redding
    6)  "Painless" Doc Johnson, Redding's Doctor
    7)  Old Widow Rooney, she forgot to pay the lease for her house
    8)  Lou, she owns the Malamute Saloon
    9)  Obidiah Hakeswell, he cut the whore at the Malamute Saloon
    10) Frog Morton, a local gang member
    -   Redding Townsfolk
    -   Mine Workers
    1) Buy the mine deed from Mayor Ascorti for $1000.
    2) Kill all of the alien creatures in the mine. Afterwards, sell the mine
       back for $2500.
    3) Help Widow Rooney pay off her rent.
    4) Break the fight at the Malamute saloon.
    5) Find the hooker who cut up the whore at the Malamute saloon.
    6) Kill Frog Morton and his minions.
    7) Sell the excavator chip that you find in the mine to Marge LeBarge.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Pay off Widow Rooney's rent: 1500 xp
    - Break up the fight at the Malamute salloon: 1500 xp, $300
    - Kill all of the rats: 1340 kxp
    - Bring Hakeswell to justice: 1250 xp, $$500
    - Kill Frog Morton and his minions: 21755 kxp
    - Kill Frog Morton: 3000 xp, $1000
    - Kill the Wanamingos in the 1st mine leevel: 6870 kxp
    - Kill the Wanamingos in the 2nd mine leevel: 3000 kxp
    - Kill the critters in the eastern area  of 2nd level: 2190 kxp
    - Kill the Wanamingos in the final area  of the mines: 1000 kxp
    - Kill the Wanamingos in the mine: 3500  xp
    - Sell the deed to Ascorti: 1000 xp, $15500 profit
    - Sell the excavator chip: 2500 xp, $10000
    Redding mines and exports ore for money. There are two main mining
    companies in the town - one supports the NCR whilst the other supports
    the Bishop crime family.
    When you go into Redding, go to the left, and enter the Sheriff's office.
    Offer to help him, and he'll tell you to either kick out Widow Rooney or
    to pay for her rent. Go to her house (it's a bit to the southwest and
    has a brahmin pasture next to it), and talk to Widow Rooney. Tell her
    that you are going to pay off her rent ($120). She'll thank you and you'll
    get some experience. After you're done, go back to the Sheriff and ask for
    another quest. He'll tell you to break up a fight at the Malamute Saloon,
    which is a bit to the northwest from the Sheriff's office.
    When you get to the Saloon, talk to the loud-mouth female who is fighting.
    Tell her to break up the fight, and then that you're looking for some
    target practice. Then take her off to jail. You can take both of the miners
    to jail, or the Kokoweef miner if you're siding with the Morningstar mine.
    After you've broken the fight, talk to the sheriff to get the money,
    experience, and a new quest.
    NOTE: It's your choice whether to support Dan McGrew or Marge LeBarge. I
          sided with LeBarge because she supports the NCR, while McGrew supports
          gangsters at New Reno. All of the rewards/experience values are the
          same regardless of which person to side with.
    After you've gotten the new quest to find the hooker, go to the west side
    of Redding. Kill all of the rats there to get some easy experience before
    you undertake the Sheriff's quest. Also, while you're there, you can search
    around in the desks and shelves for a Scout Handbook, stimpacks, a rope, and
    some flares. There's a stick of dynamite in a corpse as well. Now, back to
    the quest.
    Head to the main section of Redding and then go to the northern area of Redding
    (the pathway is between Ascorti's Ace and the Malamute Saloon). Once you are
    there, go to the entrance to the left of the Morningstar Mine (which is to the
    north end of the area). Talk to the man wearing a cap (description will include
    something about a fat belly), and he'll confess immediately that he cut up
    the hooker. Ask if he knows about the affair, and then ask about the mistake.
    He'll say that she made fun of his mother, and then tell him that he overreacted
    but that you're taking him to jail. Tell him that the jury will take everything
    into consideration. Then he'll say that he'll come by peacefully, and then
    take him into jail. The Sheriff will give you a new quest: kill Frog Morton.
    Remember where you went to kill all of the rats? That's exactly where Frog
    and his gang are right now, and you won't face the rats (they can become
    quite a nuisance). Anyways, use the Combat Shotgun or the .44 Magnum, or
    you can even use the Super Sledgehammer that you might have gotten at Navarro
    to bring the gang to justice.
    Frog has an H&K G11 Caseless Sub-Machine gun that can be pretty devastating.
    His guards and thugs have shotguns as well. Having Power Armor really helps
    in this area. Be sure to pick up the weapons from the corpses, especially
    the G11. Needless to say, Frog's gang has also rigged the mine area. Also,
    his three brothers will try to hunt you down (they can be found in random
    encounters). Go back to the Sheriff's office to receive your payment.
    * GUN Information: H&K G11
      The G11 is among the most powerful sub-machine guns, but it is eclipsed
      by the G11E. The 'E' has a slightly longer range and damage rates, but
      other than that, both weapons share the fifty-round 4.7mm caseless
      magazine. It's about as powerful as the .44 revolver in targeted shots,
      but it has better penetration than the .44. It's burst shot is quite
    While you're there, go to Ascorti's Ace and talk to Mayor Ascorti. Ask
    him what does he do here, and then start to inquire about deeds. Ask
    about the Wanamingo Mine deed (it's where Frog and the rats were), and
    he'll mention that some alien creatures are in the mine. Buy the deed from
    him, save the game, and go back to where Frog was. Descend down the mine
    Once you're in there, you'll see a white wanamingo. It has 220 hit points
    and is the toughest one that you'll face. Other wanamingos have either
    120 or 160 hit points and rival some of the strongest creatures that
    you'll encounter. Even with your Power Armor, the fight will be quite difficult.
    Using targeted shots greatly helps (I hope you've been pumping up Small
    Guns or Melee...). The .44 aimed at the eyes works wonders on these guys.
    The Combat Shotgun isn't that bad, either, and the Super Sledgehammer
    is slightly better. The caseless gun that you found is just as good as
    the .44 as well. (By the way, don't burst with it.) Also, be sure to
    destroy the eggs in the entrance - that way, the Wanamingos will not
    There's also an excavator chip in a digger machine. Examine the machine
    to get the chip. The machine is pretty conspicuous, so it shouldn't be
    a problem for you to find the chip. After you've killed the wanamingos,
    go to the next floor of the mine via the ladder, and in the second
    level, go to the southeast to access a new area.
    NOTE: There are two excavator chips in the mine, but you can only sell
    In this new area, there are two wanamingos and eleven rats. They shouldn't
    be too much trouble. Head south after you've cleared out the area. In
    this next (and final) part, there are two wanamingos a bit to the south
    and a bit to the left. After you've killed them, you should receive a
    fair amount of experience for killing all of the wanamingos. Head
    south, and climb the ladder to reach the downtown part of Redding.
    Once you're there, go talk to Mayor Ascorti and sell the deed. You'll
    make $1500 in profits. Now, head to the same place where you caught
    the hooker, and this time, head to the Kokoweef mine office (it's
    the one to the right of Morningstar; the specific office is the
    one a bit to the north of the other Kokoweef office). Talk to Marge
    LeBarge, and sell her the excavator chip. Save, and head to Broken
    Hills. If you've got $5000 and Combat Armor, you can get the dermal
    implant operation at Andrew's clinic in Vault City. It's a good buy.
    (And it brings up the normal Advanced Power Armor up to Mark II specs
    for damage resistance.)
    Rough Map
                 Uranium Mine
    West Side -- East Side
    Notable Areas
    1) Western Side
       - Power Station
       - General Store
       - Hotel/Bar
       - Marcus' Office
    2) Eastern Side
       - Several houses
       - Mine entrance/buildings
       - Science building
    3) Uranium Mine
    Notable Characters
    1)  Steve, he is the official "greeter" of Broken Hills
    2)  Marcus, the super-mutant mayor of Broken Hills
    3)  Zaius, the mine foreman
    4)  Francine, another super mutant
    5)  Bill, he gives out caravan assignments
    6)  Chad, Bill's assistant
    7)  Seymour, the talking plant
    8)  The mad scientist, he's working on a plan to make animals
        smarter than humans
    9)  The radscorpion who is smarter than you
    10) Eric, the ghoul with a power problem
    11) Dan, his spouse has been killed
    12) Francis, 
    -  Mine workers
    -  Broken Hills Townsfolk
    1) Perform the jailbreak for Jacob.
    2) Tell Marcus that Jacob and his fellow chemists wanted to blow up
       the Uranium mine.
    3) Offer to find the missing people for free (again, for Marcus).
    4) Get the air purifier for Zaius.
    5) Plant Seymour, the talking plant, in front of the old ghoul's home.
    6) Offer to shovel the brahmin crap for Bill (do this for five days).
    7) Tell Dan about his dead wife.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Become an expert excrement expeditor:  500 xp, $500, 5% bonus to speech
    - Free the convicts from Jail: 1500 xp
    - End the conspiracy against the mutantss: 2500 xp
    - Prove that you're just as perceptive aas the radscorpion: 500 xp
    - Prove that you're just as agile as thee radscorpion: 500 xp
    - Prove that you can beat a scorpion thaat is smarter than you: 500 xp
    - Divert more power to Eric's house: 10000 xp
    - Kill the ants in the underground area:: 2150 kxp
    - Find the missing people: 500 xp
    - Inform Dan about his wife: 500 xp
    - Tell Francis about the conspiracy agaiinst the mutants: 1000 xp
    - Inform Marcus about the missing peoplee: $500 or Scoped Hunting Rifle
    Broken Hills is a city formed by an alliance of mutants, ghouls, and
    humans. Unfortunately, there is quite a bit of animosity between
    the mutants and humans, as well as a problem with one of Broken Hills'
    air purifiers.
    When you enter Broken Hills, head a bit to the south, and go to the
    building surrounded bu guards with shotguns. Talk to the man with the
    cap, and offer to shovel the brahmin crap for five days. You'll receive
    some experience, a bonus to the speech skill, and $500. Afterwards,
    head east, and talk to the super mutant wielding a minigun. Ask him
    about Broken Hills, and then ask him what's going on in the town. Offer
    to find the missing people for free. Save, and head for the jail.
    Once in the jail, enter Sneak mode and equip yourself with the lockpicks
    that you found in Navarro. Go to the northernmost cell, and while the
    mutant is far away (and not facing you), lockpick the door. Open it again
    to perform the jailbreak. Talk to the man wearing the cap, and then decline
    his offer to blow up the mine. He'll get angry. Leave the building, and
    then tell Marcus that the escaped convicts were plotting to blow
    up the mine. You'll receive some experience. Head to the east.
    Once you're there, head to the northeast and talk to the spore plant in
    the farm. Offer to move him to the old ghoul's home for some easy
    experience. You'll need a shovel to move him, however (which you should
    have from the Den). You'll get some experience. Next, go to the
    southeast, and enter the building with the scientist and the radscorpion.
    Talk to the scientist, and offer to test your eyes (perception), agility,
    and intelligence against the scorpion. You'll get some experience if
    you rival the scorpion against the skills. I passed the perception test
    with six perception and the agility test with ten agility. To beat
    the scorpion, you must have planted the spore plant in front of the ghouls'
    home. The plant will tell you a special move that can defeat the radscorpion
    in chess. After you beat the scorpion in chess, it'll attack you. Move
    away, and then end combat. You'll get a good bit of experience for your
    Now go to one of the houses towards the western portion of the east side.
    (The house is inhabited by a ghoul.) Talk to the ghoul, and offer to
    divert more power to his home. Next, go to the west side, and enter
    the power station (which is west of the general store). Use the 'Science'
    skill on the computer there to divert power. You'll get some experience
    for your efforts. Go back to Eric's home to receive your reward.
    Back in the east side, go to the house towards the east of the old
    ghoul's home. Talk to the worried man, and he'll mention that his wife
    is missing. Offer to find her. (This quest boils down into finding
    the missing people.)
    To find the missing people, head to the southwest portion of the
    eastern side, and enter the small shack. Descend down the sewer hole.
    When you're in the underground area, just kill any critters that you
    see for some easy experience. The dead people are in the northeastern
    area. Also, be sure you examine the body that reads "young Broken Hills
    woman," and take the letter. Read the letter, and climb one of the
    ladders to go to the surface.
    Once you're there, go back to the worried man's house. Tell him that
    his wife is dead, and then tell him about how his wife was involved
    with the conspiracy to kill all of the mutants. Afterwards, go to
    the northwest and into the building next to the mine. Talk to Zaius,
    the mine foreman, and ask if there's any work that needs to be done.
    He'll ask you to get an air purifier from New Reno.
    Now, go to the west side, and talk to Francis (he's in the bar, which
    is a bit to the south of Marcus). If you've got a high level of strength
    as well as luck, you can arm-wrestle him for some experience and a power
    fist. If you lose, you'll be his gimp for the night. Anyways, tell him
    about the issue with the note, and tell him to leave afterwards. You'll
    receive some experience. Next, talk to Marcus, and tell him about the
    missing people. He'll hand you a scoped hunting rifle if you told him
    that you would find the missing people for free (or he'll give you $500
    if you did it for cash). Head to New Reno for now.
    Rough Map
        Businesses - 2nd Street - Wright Mansion
                    Virgin Street
       Shop)         (Golgotha)
    Notable Areas
    1) Virgin Street
       - The Cat's Paw
       - The Desparado
    2) 2nd Street
       - The Jungle Gym
       - Golden Globes
       - The Shark Club
       - Salvatore's bar
    3) Businesses
       - Renesco's Pharmacy
       - New Reno Arms
       - The New Reno Church
    4) Wright Mansion
    Notable Characters
    1)  Jules, a drug dealer and "greeter" of New Reno
    2)  Cody, a little boy who can find your car
    3)  Big Jesus Mordino, head of the largest mafia family in New Reno
    4)  Little Jesus Mordino, son of Big Jesus Mordino
    5)  Ramirez, one of Mordino's men
    6)  Marjorie Reed, one of the Stables' senior researchers
    7)  Myron, he does the Jet research for Mordino
    8)  T-Ray, he owns the Chop Shop
    9)  The Corsican Brothers, they own the porn studio
    10) Salvatore, he heads another mafia family in New Reno
    11) Mason, he is Salvatore's assistant and bodyguard
    12) Lloyd, he stole some cash from Salvatore
    13) Renesco, he owns the pharmacy in New Reno
    14) Bishop, he controls the second largest mafia family
    15) Angela, Bishop's daughter 
    16) Mrs. Bishop, Bishop's wife
    17) Keith Wright, Wright's son
    18) Orville Wright, he controls a liquor business
    19) Mrs. Wright, she's wife of Orville
    20) Richard, Wright's deceased son
    21) Jagged Jimmy J, another drug dealer
    22) Eldridge, he owns New Reno Arms
    23) Father Tully, the town drunk and preacher
    -   Prostitutes
    -   Pimps
    -   Drug Dealers
    -   "Mafia men"
    1) Help Mordino do three things: give a package to Ramirez, get
       the Corsican brother's payment, and kill the Salvatores.
    2) Go to Salvatore's bar, but instead of killing Slavatore, do
       his quests, and then kill Salvatore.
    3) Kill Mordino afterwards.
    4) Go to the Shark Club and kill everybody there (Bishop family).
    5) Go to the Wright's place and do their quests. Become a "Made Man"
       for the Wrights.
    6) Give Eldridge the Laser Pistol.
    7) Get the air purifier for Broken Hills.
    8) Become a boxer.
    9) Become a porn star.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Deliver the jet to Ramirez: 500 xp, $1100
    - Get a Stables ID from Marjorie: 500 xpp
    - Convince Myron that a cure for Jet exiists: 2000 xp
    - Ask Cody to lead you to the Chop Shop:: 500 xp
    - Get the car without violence: 750 xp
    - Get the payment from the Corsican Brotthers: 500 xp, $125
    - Kill Lloyd and recover the $1000: 500  xp, $500
    - Pay Renesco's tribute to Salvatore: 7550 xp, $250
    - Complete the transaction for Salvatoree: 1000 xp, Laser Pistol (latter optional)
    - Kill Mr. Salvatore: 500 xp
    - Kill the Salvatore family: 1575 kxp
    - Kill Salvatore for Mordino: 750 xp, $5500, Leather Armor MKII, M3A1 "Grease
                                  Gun" SMG
    - Kill the Mordino family: 4875 kxp
    - Use the Pip-Boy linguistics module: 5000 xp, 15% bonus to Speech
    - Kill the Bishop family: 5205 kxp
    - Find the empty jet canister in the Wriight mansion: 500 xp
    - Discover that the jet canister containns radscorpion poisoning: 500 xp
    - Find out about Renesco making the jet  canister: 1000 xp
    - Tell Wright that the Salvatores overdoosed Richard: 2000 xp, $250,
                                                         extra items
    NOTE: New Reno is a huge sidequest that can take about two to three
          hours to finish. It's here mainly for the experience, items,
          and the money.
    New Reno is a city ridden with corruption, and it is evident by looking
    at the streets. Four crime families rule the city. You can pledge
    your allegiance to either one of them.
    When you go to New Reno, talk to the man in the red shirt. Ask him about
    the various families, especially about the Salvatores. Ask about their
    "lightbringers," or laser pistols. After that, head to the north, and
    enter the Desparado casino. Talk to the man in the leather jacket next
    to the bar. Ask who is he, and then tell him that the Mordino family
    is a strong force. Afterwards, ask for a hook-up, and Little Jesus will
    send you to Big Jesus. He's the aging man in the second floor.
    When you get to Big Jesus, approach him carefully and be extremely polite
    (he's a mafia family leader, you know). Ask for some work, and then
    immediately go to the Stables to deliver the package to Ramirez. Enter
    the west wing of the Stables, and deliver the package to the man whose
    description reads "Ramirez." If your Science skill is 80% or more, you
    can go and talk to the lead researcher, Marjorie, about pharmaceutical
    research and jet to get a Stables ID. Afterwards, go down the ladder.
    Once you're down the ladder, go down south, and talk to one of the
    guards in Metal Armor. If you have the ID, the guard will let you
    speak to Myron. If you're female, you can seduce the guard and he'll
    let you in whether you have the ID or not. Once you're there, talk
    to Myron, and if you have 80% or higher Science skill, you can convince
    Myron that there is a cure for Jet. He'll admit that a cure is possible,
    but will get really ticked off. Anyways, leave for New Reno. If you
    brought your car there, you'll find out that it has been stolen.
    * NPC Information: Myron
      Myron is the weakest NPC that you can get. Needless to say, he's also
      inept at combat, and will stay that way throughout the game. He is
      best used as a walking target. Myron tends to hit your own allies
      than the enemy, and he can only use two weapons: the Needler pistol
      or the Gauss Pistol. Myron is good at science, and he can also make
      stimpacks. Also, if you're working for Mordino and have picked him up,
      you can't do any of his quests later on.
    To get the car back, take off your Power Armor and talk to Cody. Ask him
    about the whereabouts of your car, and he'll run off to the New Reno
    Chop Shop. When you get there, put on your Power Armor, and talk to
    T-Ray, the owner of the chop shop. T-Ray is in his own room in the
    corner of the chop shop garage. To get the car back, you either have
    to be working for Bishop (you aren't, so don't choose this option), or
    you can pay T-Ray $750 or $1000. If you're female, you can screw T-Ray
    for the car. Or you can kill T-Ray and his cohorts. If you do choose
    the peaceful solution, you'll receive some experience.
    T-Ray can also upgrade the car as well. You can pay $300-$500 for them, or,
    if you're female, you can screw him for the upgrades. After you get your
    car back, you can kill the Chop Shop men for some experience, or just
    leave for New Reno.
    When you get back to New Reno, talk to Jesus Mordino again, and tell him
    that you've delivered the jet to Ramirez. You'll get $100, and a new
    quest: get the payment from the Corsican Brothers, owners of the Golden
    Globes porn studio. To get the money, go to the porn studio (it's
    to the north and a bit to the east, and talk to the man in the leather
    jacket. Simply ask for the money and he'll give it to you. Return the
    payment to Mordino, and he'll give you half of it. He'll then ask
    you to assassinate Salvatore, another crime lord. Before you assassinate
    him, do Salvatore's work, and then kill him.
    To get to Salvatore, go north of the Desparado, past the New Reno sign,
    and enter Salvatore's Bar, and go to the second floor. Once you're
    there, talk to Mason (he's the guard with the hot temper), and ask to
    see Mr. Salvatore. Be firm, and he'll let you in.
    Once you're in Mr. Salvatore's room, talk to Salvatore, and tell him
    that his family has strength and is fair. Offer to work for him, and
    Salvatore will send you to Mason for details. Once you're there, ask
    Mason who is Lloyd, how much he has stolen, where are his whereabouts, etc.
    Afterwards, go back to Mordino's Desparado casino, and go to the basement.
    In the basement, go south, take a right turn, and then head north to
    reach Lloyd (he's next to the tanks). Lockpick the door, and talk to
    Lloyd. Ask if he is indeed Pretty Boy Lloyd, and then tell him that you're
    here for Salvatore's payment. Ask him to show you where the money is, and
    tell him that you're right behind him. You'll be transported into a graveyard
    not too far away from New Reno.
    When you're in the graveyard, make Lloyd dig up the grave for the money.
    He'll groan, and give him a threat. Continue to dig until Lloyd finds a
    manhole. Drop the landmine into the grave, and Lloyd will be dead. Walk
    over the uncovered grave to enter it, and open the footlocker for the $1000.
    Head to Savatore's bar in New Reno. Once you're there, talk to Mason and
    tell him that you've found Lloyd. He'll open up the door, and then tell
    Mr. Salvatore that you've made an example of Lloyd. Give Mr. Salvatore
    the $1000 for some experience. He'll give you a new quest: to collect
    $1000 from Renesco, who owns the local Pharmacy. The Pharmacy is in
    the commercial row, which is to the west of 2nd Street.
    When you're in the Pharmacy, talk to Renesco. Ask him who he is, and then
    tell him that you are here to collect Salvatore's tribute. Keep on telling
    him that you are his representative, and if he wants proof, give him a
    death threat. If he says that he can't pay, ask for a discount at the store.
    He'll finally agree, and buy all of his stock for $1. Sell the rest that
    you don't need, and then ask him some other questions. Ask if he has
    parts for a mine, and then tell him the password that Zaius told you. You'll
    get the parts afterwards. Head for Salvatore's bar.
    Once you're there, talk to Mason, and tell him that you have the payment.
    Give Salvatore $1000 and he'll give you back $250. He'll give you a new
    quest, which is to guard a drug transaction that is taking place with
    the Enclave. Talk to Mason to go there. If you want, you can ask Salvatore
    for a laser pistol, and then get some training from Mason on how to
    use it.
    When you're there for the transaction, you have two choices: either wait
    until the screen says that the transaction is over, or you can kill
    the Enclave troopers and the Salvatore guards. Take your pick. If you
    do decide to go on a killing spree, you'll have to kill the Salvatores
    when you go to their bar in New Reno. It's not too bad because you'll
    have to do it anyway for Mordino.
    When you go back to Salvatore's bar, talk to Mason, and he'll send
    you to Mr. Salvatore. Salvatore will offer to make you a 'Made Man,'
    but decline. Instead, kill all of the Salvatores for Mordino. Be
    sure that you loot the corpses for Laser Pistols, money, and the like.
    The .44 revolver, combat shotgun, or super sledgehammer are the
    preferred weapons for this fight. Don't use the laser pistols that you've
    found; they're horrible against metal armor.
    After that, go to Mordino's Desparado casino, and tell Mordino that
    you've killed Salvatore. Decline to join his family, and then kill
    him and his cohorts afterwards. Use the same weapons that you used
    against the Salvatores for maximum combat performance. Afterwards,
    head back to 2nd street, and enter the Shark Club.
    The Shark Club is home to the Bishop family, which is by far the
    largest and toughest gang fight in New Reno. If you've met Thomas
    Moore at Vault City and have offered to give the suitcase to Bishop,
    you can supposedly do so here.
    In order to complete this, go to the second floor of the Shark
    Club and talk to the guards by the stairwell. Tell one of them
    that you have a suitcase for Bishop. He'll let you through.
    Afterwards, go to Mrs. Bishop and then sleep with her.
    After that, leave the room, and disarm (use the traps skill) on
    the various safes and then raid them. Leave and talk to Mr. Bishop
    and give him the suitcase. He'll give you some money and then will
    send you on a mission to kill Westin, one of NCR's most prominent
    citizens, except that you'll have to make it seem like an accidental
    murder. Save the game and leave for NCR.
    Once you're in NCR, go to Westin's Ranch (be sure you talk to the
    guard so that you can go through). Tell Westin that Bishop sent
    you. Westin will offer you some money (probably so that you won't
    kill him). In any case, take the money and go back to NCR. When
    you're there, you can then slaughter the Bishop family.
    Head to the second floor of the Shark Club. If you have 6 Perception
    and/or Intelligence, take some mentats.
    When you're there, go to the room towards your left and talk to the
    lady in the dress. She's Bishop's wife. Ask her about the Garden
    of Eden creation kit, and if you want, about her family. Afterwards,
    tell her that you're going, and then offer to have drinks with her
    in her room. Then embrace her. (Yes, I know...you'll get some experience
    later...and perhaps a new karmic trait...) And then have sex with
    her afterwards (regardless of your character's gender). 
    After your encounter, ask her if she is from Vault City. She'll say
    that she is. Ask her more about Vault City, until you get some info
    about the Pip-Boy linguistics module. She'll tell you the combination
    of the safe. Afterwards, leave, and then use the lockpick skill on
    the locker in Mrs. Bishop's room. Get the Pip-Boy module as well as
    the stimpacks and the cash. Use the module for some experience and
    a bonus to your speech skill. Next, leave the room and head to the
    northernmost room, and attempt to lockpick the safe (which will
    probably blow up). A guard will come out, but kill him and then
    examine the safe's contents. Take out the raider map, the holodisc,
    and the .44 magnum ammo and some cash. Go on a killing spree and
    kill all of Bishop's men on all of the floors. Afterwards, save,
    and head to the Wright mansion, which is to the east of 2nd street.
    Be sure to read the map before you go there.
    The Wright mansion is located to the south. Enter there, and talk
    to Keith Wright. Ask who he is, and then ask if you can be hired
    for some jobs. He'll allow you to talk with his dad, Mr. Wright.
    Once you're in Wright's room, talk to him, and ask him for a job.
    Offer to find what happened to Richard, Wright's deceased son, but
    don't tell him about jet's addictive nature if you do have that dialogue
    option. Ask if there are any leads. Go talk to Keith afterwards and ask
    about Richard. He'll tell you about Richard's room. Afterwards, go to
    Richard's room, which is to the northwest (but south to the room where the
    woman [Mrs. Wright] is). Examine the shelf closest to the entrance, and
    you'll find an empty jet canister. You'll also receive some experience.
    Leave the mansion, and head to 2nd Street.
    When you're in 2nd Street, head south and talk to the man wearing
    a red shirt. After he finishes talking to you, ask if he knows about
    Wright's son getting posioned by jet. Show him the canister, and he'll tell
    you that it has radscorpion poisioning in it. He'll tell you to talk to
    Renesco and Jules. You'll get some experience for getting this tip. Head
    to Renesco's pharmacy for now.
    When you're there, talk to Renesco, and ask if he sold jet to Wright's
    son. He'll say no, and then show him the canister and ask him if he knows
    anything about the radscorpion venom in it. He'll say that the Salvatores
    asked him to make jet loaded with radscorpion venom. You'll get some
    experience. Head to the Wright Mansion.
    Once you're there, talk to Orville Wright, and tell him that his son
    was poisoned. Tell him that the jet was used as a cover, and then tell
    him that the Salvatores did that so that the Wright family and the Mordino
    family would attempt to kill each other. Afterwards, tell him that you've
    killed the Salvatores, and then he'll give you a new quest: To find the
    Sierra Army Depot and to go in there. Leave New Reno, and head to the Sierra
    Army Depot. You don't need to bring the car there.
    Rough Map
       Base       Electricity Terminal
    Notable Areas
    1) The Sierra Base
    Notable Characters
    1) SkyNet, the security control computer and the NPC
    2) Private Dobbs, the stored cadaver
    1) Kill the robotic guards guarding the base.
    2) Disable the main power.
    3) Find a way into the army base. Optionally raid the base.
       (Raiding isn't covered in this FAQ, BTW)
    4) Get SkyNet, the robotic NPC.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Kill the robot guards: 1400 kxp
    - Disable the security on the first flooor: 200 xp
    - Disable the shock plates on the secondd floor: 200 xp
    - Install the brain in Skynet: 500 xp
    - Kill the robotic guards in the first llevel: 2300 kxp
    Sierra Army Depot is chock full of a lot of good stuff that you can get
    your hands on. Unfortunately, it is also heavily guarded.
    When you go in the depot, take out all of the robotic guns using the
    super sledgehammer or the combat shotgun. You'll get a good bit of
    experience. There are also heaps of corpses by the base; one near the
    west has a sniper rifle nearby.
    * GUN Information: Sniper Rifle
      The Sniper Rifle has good damage ratings, excellent penetration, and
      extreme range at high accuracy. It uses .223 rounds with a six ammo
      magazine. The only drawbacks are that it has a fairly high action point
      cost: 7 action points for an aimed shot. It's a really good small arm that
      has no peer in sniping (until you get the M72).
    To get inside the base, go to the west, and use the traps skill on the locked
    door that leads to the bunker. Alternatively, you can just attempt to open
    it and lose a lot of hit points in the process. To open the door, use the
    MKII Electronic Lockpicks that you found at Navarro. After you've opened the
    door, go and take out the 75 mm shell in the ammo crate (it's a bit heavy at
    40 pounds). There are also three small ammo crates; open them using the same
    process that you used to open the door to the bunker (substitute the regular
    lockpick set instead of the electronic lockpicks this time). The crates contain
    some frag grenades and various types of ammo.
    Leave the bunker, and go east to a building south of the power generators.
    Again, you'll find that the entrance is heavily laden with traps. Use the
    shell on the artillery, and fire it to blow a hole large enough to enter
    in the base. If you search around the tool benches, you can find some flares,
    stimpacks, a medkit, and a sledgehammer. After you blow the entrance, go
    into the manhole near the power generators. Use the switch to knock power
    down to 50% (it disables some security features). Enter the base afterwards.
    When you enter the base, access the computer, and then hack the computer
    to crash the security program. You're now free to explore level one. Be sure
    to pick up any extra ammo that you need and also get a combat armor. If you go
    to the southeast, to the medical lab, you can get some stimpacks, some first
    aid books, and an intelligence enhancement module. (The module can be used by
    the Brotherhood's medical computer, which is located at the bunker that Matt
    was guarding.) Also, there's this interesting item called Dixon's Eye; you
    have to use it on the retinal scanner on Level 1 if you want to access the
    other areas. It's only good if you want to explore the depths of the base.
    If you did get Dixon's eye, go to the elevator and use it on the retinal
    scanner. The elevator will open. Go to level 2, and use Dixon's eye (again)
    on the retinal scanner there. If you want to explore, go to the southeast
    and hack into the computer there. Be sure that you disable the shock plates.
    Past the guarded area, there is some ammo, as well as some batons and some
    armor. If you want, get the combat armor in order to get the implants.
    There's also an NPC that you can get in the base. A robotic one at that,
    too. It's name is Skynet. To get him, make sure that you have 150% Science
    skill (a lot never hurts...I think the minimum is 127%). (The Science skill
    is used to get the Cybernetic brain). Go to the third level, using Dixon's
    eye, and go to the room towards the northeast. Find Clifton's eye, and go
    back to the elevator. There is another retinal scanner to the left; use
    Clifton's eye there. Go to the fourth floor. Once you're there, follow
    the hall on the right-hand side and go to the northernmost room.
    You'll be in the biomedical storage laboratory now. If you want to get a
    Red Ryder LE BB gun, choose the retrieve option, and then retrieve a
    cadaver. Private Dobbs will be taken out; he'll talk to you but then will
    suddenly melt down. Access the computer again and choose the 'Retrieve' option.
    Choose the brain (the best one available) and make the necessary adjustments
    to retrieve the brain. If your Science skill is high enough, you will be able
    to get the Cybernetic Brain, which is a must if you want a good NPC. After
    you've gotten the brain, go back to the third level, and go to the northwest
    room (it has a robotic body in a nearby storage room). Go to the storage room
    and scout around the medical table. There should be some bio-med gel. Pick it
    up and use it on the robotic body. Also, use the brain on the robotic body.
    After you're done, save the game, and head back to the first level.
    Once you're back in the first level, go and use the retinal scanner without
    the eyes. The security system will be activated and robots will come and
    attack you. Kill the robots and get a motivation device from the robots
    that look like they have a brain. After you've gotten the motivation device,
    use Dixon's eye to gain access again and go to the third level. Go back
    to where the robot body was, and install the motivation unit. Go to the
    console next to the robot and activate SkyNet. After Skynet has been
    activated, the robot will deactivate all security measures in the third
    level (and successive levels of the base if you take it there).
    * NPC Info: Skynet
      Skynet is the most powerful robotic NPC in the game. He's pretty good
      at science skills and also is about as good as Cassidy when it comes to
      small arms. In addition to that, this guy can heal itself in one shot.
      It can't use armor, but then again, its exterior skin is about as strong
      as Metal Armor. You can also modify its combat options to whatever setting
      you wish (except for the drugs part).
    Anyways, you've done enough for now. Go to the stables in New Reno.
    NEW RENO (The Stables...again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above section
    Notable Characters
    1) See above section
    1) Kill everyone in the stables except for the slaves and Myron.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Kill the Mordinos in the Stables: 23000 kxp
    - Become a Made Man for the Wrights: 10000 xp, hook-ups at the weapon
                                         store and Cat's Paw
    - Defeat your first challenger in the riing: 500 xp
    -  "      "   second   "       "   "  "    : 750 xp
    -  "      "   third    "       "   "  "    : 1000 xp
    - Become the New Reno boxing champion: 22500 xp
    - Become a porn star: 1500 xp
    - Sell Eldridge the Laser Pistol: 500 xpp, $1500
    Go in the Stables, and kill everyone there. Be sure that you get the extra
    cash, etc. After you kill them, enter New Reno through the East Side. Go to
    the Wright mansion, and tell Orville that you've finished his quests. He'll ask
    if you can become a Wright Made Man. Accept his offer, and then go and become a
    Made Man. Now it's time to become a boxer and a porn star. Note that the two
    require specific primary skill requirements -- if you've got Power Armor and
    decent endurance, then you'll have no problem getting into the boxing ring.
    In order to become a porn star, you'll need 8 strength, 8 endurance, 8 charisma,
    and (I think) 8 agility.
    To become a boxer, go to 2nd street, and go to the Jungle Gym. Talk to Stuart,
    the little guy standing in front of the ring. Tell him that you want to become
    a boxer, and he'll register you and give you boxing gloves.  You also get to
    pick your own name as well. Pretty much, just try to knock out all of the boxers.
    You'll also get to win a good bit of money as well. Now, you're going to become
    a porn star.
    To become a porn star, take some Buffouts if your Endurance is less than
    six. Afterwards, talk to the Corsican Brother, and ask for some jobs. He'll
    give you a job offer, and then tell him the price of your movies. Choose
    your name afterwards, and then you'll become a star...a big, bright, shining
    star. (I love the way the game puts it...) You'll also receive some experience
    Go to Virgin Street (or wherever you left your car), and pick up one of the
    laser pistols from your trunk. Go to New Reno Arms in the commercial row
    in the late morning, and sell Eldridge your pistol for about $1500 and some
    experience. If you didn't get a Voice Recognition Module from the Vault City
    Vault, you can buy one from Eldridge for $1500 (choose the dialogue about
    the special item).
    Now, leave for Broken Hills to install the air purifier.
    BROKEN HILLS (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above listing for Broken Hills
    Notable Characters
    1) See above listing for Broken Hills
    1) Fix the mine's air purifier.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Fix the air purifier: 1500 xp, Combat  Shotgun
    - Kill the critters in the mine: 1440 kxxp
    - Find the secret chamber in the mine: 11000 xp
    - Uncover the "obscure reference to pop  culture": 500 xp
    Enter Broken Hills, and go straight to the mine to fix the air purifier.
    Be sure to tell Zaius that you have the purifier to fix the mine. (Oh yes,
    be sure to have the purifier with you too.) The mine contains posionous
    gases, so you need to either have Power Armor, Dermal Impact Armor, or
    Salvatore's oxygen apparatus with you. Since you have Power Armor, everything
    will be okay.
    Go in and kill all of the critters in the mine. The purifier is in the
    northeastern section of the mine. Simply use the parts there to fix the
    air purifier. After you've fixed it, talk to Zaius to get your reward. Also,
    if you want, Marcus can join you as an NPC.
    Also, in the mine, if you go directly to the east and through the wall, you
    will meet this airplane pilot. When you go there, the pilot will wake up.
    Ask him who is he, and he'll leave afterwards. You'll get a good bit of
    experience for finding him.
    * NPC Information: Marcus
      Marcus is the strong Super Mutant from Broken Hills (he is also the mayor
      of the town). Marcus is a good shot with any big gun and can also use
      power fists and other unarmed weapons. He is extremely deadly with the
      Pulse Rifle - which is also in the Brotherhood bunker. The bad thing is
      that he can't wear armor. He has lots of hit points, but the fact that he
      can't wear armor hurts him in the end game.
    Head for Vault City. Leave the car there, and walk by foot towards the
    Raider Base. There is a bug which can (and probably will) make the car
    permanantly dissapear.
    Rough Map
               / - ladder  
    Cave -- Raider camp
    Radscorpion lair (trap)
    Notable Areas
    1) Entrance to the camp
    2) The Raider camp
    3) Raider camp exitway
    Notable Characters
    1) "Shadow Who Walks" (part of a removed quest)
    2) Raider Leaders (clad in combat armor)
    -  Raiders
    -  Radscorpions
    1) Enter the camp WITHOUT YOUR CAR (if you have it).
    2) Descend down the ladder to find the camp.
    3) Kill all of the raiders.
    4) Find the three dog tags and open up the safe. Get the account books.
    5) Leave the base through the left - watch out for various traps that
       can lead you to the radscorpion lair.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    -  Find the raider base: 500 xp
    -  Kill the raiders: 1950 kxp
    -  Kill the radscorpions: 3030 kxp
    -  Break the raider's strength: 2000 xp
    This is the secret Raider hideout. It is heavily guarded and is laden
    with traps. Be sure to leave your car in a nearby area (Broken Hills
    or Vault City) as there is a bug which will cause your car to permanantly
    When you enter the raider camp, descend down the ladder and then kill
    all of the raiders. It's pretty easy, especially with powered armor.
    Your main goal should be to open the locked safe to the northeast. You need
    to find three dog tags, which are in footlockers and in lockers. Search
    the lone (foot)lockers near the beds to get the dog tags. The lockers can
    be a bit difficult to open (I tried it  successfully with 60% lockpick
    skill and the extended lockpick set). Get the dog tags and the money. After
    you have all three tags, open the safe (choose the option for opening the
    safe using the numbers on the tags). When you open it, be sure to take the
    account book. Take anything else that you might need from it as well.
    Exit the raider camp to the left. The exit is heavily trapped and also is
    blocked by two locked doors. After you've gone through the camp, you'll be
    in a cave that is heavily trapped. Either run through the left or go a bit
    to the north (towards the manhole with a ladder) and then towards the left.
    If you descend down the ladder, you can find lots of radscorpions. Also,
    you can find a few items hidden in some bones (check the southern areas
    of the caves). Leave the camp for Vault City.
    VAULT CITY (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above section for Vault City
    Notable Characters
    1) See above section for Vault City
    1) Tell Sark that you've killed the raiders.
    2) Talk to Dr. Troy about the jet antidote (if you didn't sell him jet),
       or if you've sold him the jet, pick it up if he has made it. Otherwise
       talk to him about the antidote.
    3) Bring the account books and Bishop's holodisc to Lynette. Also, tell
       her that you've wiped them out.
    4) Give the jet antidote to Painless Doc Johnson in Redding.
    5) Head to NCR afterwards.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Notify Lynette that you've killed the  Raiders: 1000 xp. $1000
    - Prove to Lynette that Bishop hired thee Raiders: 2500 xp
    - Deliver the jet antidote to Painless DDoc Johnson (in Redding): 2500 xp
    Enter the downtown area in Vault City, and begin by either informing Dr.
    Troy about the jet antidote or picking it up. After that's done, go tell
    Sark that the raiders have been killed (ask him what he does, ask about
    raiders afterwards, and then keep pressing him for a job and then tell him
    that you've killed them). He'll tell you to tell Lynette about that.
    Go to the Central Council, and talk to Lynette. Tell her that you've
    killed the raiders, and then tell her that Bishop and the NCR were behind
    the conspiracy to force Vault City to join the NCR (New California
    Republic). Accept the quest to tell Westin about the raiders. Save the
    game and leave for NCR. If you did get the jet antidote, make a quick trip
    to Redding and give it to Painless Doc Johnson for some experience. Ask if
    he can answer some questions, and then tell him about the jet antidote.
    NCR (New California Republic)
    Rough Map
    Westin's - Downtown
    Ranch         |
    Notable Areas
    1) Bazaar
       - Buster's Weapon Shop
       - Slave Pen
       - Rawhide Bar & Saloon
       - Junkyard
    2) Downtown
       - Gun Store
       - Sheriff's office
       - Repair Shop
       - NCR Rangers' Office
       - Small Bar
    3) Government Complex
       - President's and Vice President's Offices
    4) Westin's Ranch
    Notable Characters
    1)  Doofus, he can watch your car
    2)  Buster, he sells good weapons at absurdly high prices
    3)  Ratch, he runs the junkyard
    4)  Mira, she operates the Rawhide saloon
    5)  Merk, a gangster
    6)  Lenny, a barfly who is also a super mutant
    7)  Sheriff Dumont, he's the head of the NCR Police
    8)  Deputy Karl, a junior member of the police (he can tell you about the
    9)  Felix, the ranch foreman
    10) Westin, he runs the ranch
    11) Dr. Henry, he can give you the mutagenic serum
    12) Dorothy, she runs NCR's power plant
    13) Toto, Dorothy's robotic assistant
    14) Jack, the crazed cop who wants to blow up the power plant
    15) Vortis, he owns the slave pen
    16) Elise, she heads the NCR Rangers
    17) Gond, a member of the Rangers (he's a super-mutant)
    18) Feargus, a member of the council and a spy for another band of raiders
    19) Gunther, President Tandi's aide
    20) President Tandi, leader of the NCR
    -   Police Officers
    -   NCR citizens
    -   Slavers and Slaves (in bazaar)
    1) Get the supercharger (blower) enhancement for the car, if you want to.
    2) Help Westin take care of the Brahmin. Also, expose the conspiracy
       between NCR and New Reno.
    3) Get the mutagenic serum from Dr. Henry and test it on Lenny.
    4) Talk Jack out of blowing the power plant.
    5) Offer to kill Vortis and his fellow slavers for the Rangers. Also, be
       sure to free the slaves.
    6) Inject the serum into Lenny. Kill Merk and Mira if they do decide to
       attack you.
    7) Offer to find the computer parts for President Tandi.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Guard the brahmin: 1000 xp, $200
    - Tell Westin about the NCR-New Reno connspiracy: 2000 xp
    - Talk Jack out of blowing the power plaant: 6000 xp, books
    - Inject the serum into Lenny: 1000 xp,  Robo-dog
    - Kill the slavers: 1595 kxp
    - Join the NCR Rangers: 3000 xp
    The former Shady Sands, the present-day NCR holds little in common
    with its older incarnation. It constantly seeks to increase its
    influence and territory in the Fallout world.
    When you enter NCR, rest until the morning (the city is closed until
    morning; if you have high charisma and karma, you can enter the city at
    night). There should be a man walking around by your car; if you want, you
    can ask him to guard your car for $5. It's a really low amount of money for
    your piece of mind (however, I doubt that he really does watch it). Also,
    holster your weapons (tell your NPC's to do the same). NCR is a fine
    example of a Police State.
    If you go to the northeast, there should be a junkyard with a robed figure
    standing next to several junky cars. You can talk to Ratch (he's the man
    in the robes), and you can also ask him to upgrade your car (a blower) for
    $1000. The blower (actually a supercharger) can make your car go somewhat
    faster. Enter the city for now.
    When you're there, go to the south, and take a left in the first
    intersection that you see. Talk to the police officer standing next to the
    intersection (he's Sheriff Dumont; "graying hair" is in his discription).
    Ask him for work to do, and he'll give you some jobs that are available to
    Go to the west until you reach an electronic gate with a cop standing
    behind it. Talk to the cop, and tell him that you have business to conduct
    with Westin about Vault City. He'll let you in. Once you're in the ranch,
    talk to Felix, and tell him that Sheriff Dumont told you to come in for
    some jobs. He'll allow you to come and talk to Westin. Once you're there,
    tell Winston that you're here for a job and that the Sheriff told you to
    come and talk to him about it personally. He'll tell you to watch his
    brahmin. Accept it, and then talk to Felix for he will direct you to the
    brahmin's grazing area. A few talking deathclaws will come, but will leave
    once they see you.
    If you do take the job, a few talking Deathclaws will come. When
    they see you, they will leave. It's a particularly easy quest to do. You'll
    get $200 and some experience. Before you leave, talk to him again, and tell
    him about the NCR-New Reno conspiracy. Leave the ranch to get some more
    work within NCR.
    When you get back, go to the east, and enter the small building that is
    next to the intersection (southwest corner, actually), and talk to the man
    in the lab coat. Tell him that you are the Chosen One, and ask him about
    Cyber-Genetics. He'll describe the field for you, and then he'll ask you to
    inject some serum into a super mutant. Accept it, and then put the serum in
    Lenny. Save this for later. Oh yes, save the game for the next part.
    If you go further to the east, you'll see a woman standing next to a
    robot. Talk to the woman, and she'll mention that Jack (a cop) wants to
    blow up the power plant. Tell her to lead you to the plant. Once you get
    there, immediately talk to Jack. The conversation path is somewhat
    difficult, so here it is: (I did this with 9 Intelligence; it might work
    with 7 -- also, some of the text is modified slightly)
    - OFJ (Officer Jack): Stay back! I've goot a bomb!
    - You: Don't do it...there's always a beetter solution.
    - OFJ: Yeah, sure...what would you know  about this?
    - You: Nothing. I don't know crap about  your problems. You should tell me.
    - OFJ: What is this - some kind of a triick? ...
    - You: Who wants to kill you?
    - OFJ: That damn bitch Mira...she wants  to kill me.
    - You: Who the hell's Mira?
    - OFJ: Like I said, my ex...she's still  trying to screw me.
    - You: Whoa...that's unfair.
    - OFJ: No kidding. Now folks are going tto listen to me.
    - You: Look. Think this through. Blow upp this place...She wins, you lose.
    - OFJ: You really think so?
    - You: Yes, Jack. It is true.
    - OFJ: I don't know.
    - You: Now's your big chance. Stand her  down.
    - OFJ: You're right...this wasn't the grreatest plan anyway...
    Afterwards, you'll receive a lot of experience and get some books as well.
    Now, head for the NCR Rangers building, which is directly to the south of
    the power plant (the building where you first saw Dorothy and Toto; they
    were standing outside).
    When you enter the building, go talk to the woman clad in combat armor.
    Ask her what she does, and then tell her that you think slavers are the
    scum of the earth. Tell her that you want to join, and she'll tell you to
    free the slaves held up in the slave pen in the bazaar. Accept the quest.
    Also, if you go to the right and examine the table, you can get a map which
    you can sell for $500. Save, and head for the bazaar.
    Once you're there, put the serum in your active item slot. Go to the bar,
    and inject the serum into Lenny. Also, if Merk is hiding out there, you'll
    enter combat mode. Kill Merk. Mira also might join the fight as well; kill
    her if she does. Head for the slave pen now. Once you're there, talk to
    the man wearing a cap. Offer to find him the NCR Rangers map for $500 (this
    is strictly optional, mind you...also, you won't get negative karma for
    doing that). After you get the payment, you can talk to the man wearing the
    metal armor for some information. Afterwards, kill all of the slavers. Head
    back for the NCR Rangers office.
    Once you're back in the NCR Rangers office, talk to Elise, and tell her
    that you've freed the slaves. You'll get some experience. If you want the
    robo-dog as your NPC, go back to the building with the man in the lab coat.
    Tell him that the serum killed the mutant, and he'll give you the cyberdog.
    If you want the dog, talk to it and it'll follow you.
    * NPC Information: Robo-Dog
      The robo dog isn't that great, and I've never tried it out. It's not
      really worth having in your NPC slot when there are better NPC's out
    Go to the council hall, which is to the south. Once you're there, enter the
    building that is towards the right of the statue. Talk to the man wearing
    the cap, and tell him that you're here to see Tandi because of a job. (If
    you don't get the choice, you can talk to Sheriff Dumont and ask him for
    some honest work). Once you're in the building, talk to the man wearing the
    suit, and tell him that you're here to see Tandi. He'll allow you to go
    Go and talk to Tandi (she's in the building a bit towards the north). Tell
    her that you have a way with words, and offer to find her the computer
    parts in Vault 15. You can optionally ask her some questions to familiarize
    yourself with NCR and its surrounding areas. Leave NCR for Vault 15. Also,
    if you're getting the supercharger enhancement, talk to the junkyard man
    before you leave.
    VAULT 15
    Rough Map
    Squat ---- Vault Entrance
    Notable Areas
    1) The Squat
    2) Vault 15
    Notable Characters
    1) Rebecca, a squatter whose daughter has been kidnapped
    2) Zeke, the leader of the squatters
    3) Darion, the leader of the Khan Raiders (they've taken refuge in
       Vault 15)
    4) Chrissy, Rebecca's daughter who has been kidnapped by the raiders
    5) Dalia, a squatter who is standing guard
    6) Doc Jones, he's Darion's personal physician who is also being held
       prisoner by the raiders
    -  Squatters
    -  Raiders
    1) Offer to find Chrissy for Rebecca.
    2) Kill the raiders who are holding Chrissy hostage.
    3) Make an offer with Zeke so that NCR can annex the Squat. In return,
       offer to kill the raiders who are currently living inside Vault 15.
    4) Find the electronic parts in Vault 15. Also, be sure to raid it - there
       are lots of useful weapons and items in there. Fix the generator in
       the second level for some experience.
    5) Access the computer in the Vault Library (third floor) to find Vault 13.
    6) Disable the forcefield from the third level (if you've fixed the
       generator), and access Darion's computer.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Kill the raiders that are holding Chrissy hostage: 510 kxp
    - Return Chrissy safely to Rebecca: 2500 xp
    - Fix the generator: 3000 xp
    - Kill Darion: 6000 xp
    - Kill the raiders in the third level: 22350 kxp
    - Kill the raiders in the second level:  1800 kxp
    - Kill the raiders in the first level: 11350 kxp
    The Vault 15 area is home to a few squatters who rely on Darian, the
    Vault 15 raider leader, for support. Darian is the only surviving
    Khan Raider; his followers have occupied and renovated the vault.
    NCR seeks to annex it.
    When you enter Vault 15, you'll enter in a small village known as the
    Squat. Everybody there will refuse to talk to you except for one woman
    whose daughter has been kidnapped. (She's towards the northeast from the
    man who is wearing a blue shirt. Also, "older woman" is in her description.)
    Talk to her, and tell her that you can go to a private location. Ask her
    questions about the squatters, Vault 15, etc. and then ask her to tell you
    her problem. Offer to find her daughter, and then leave for the northeast.
    You'll find a guard on the way there. Her name is Dalia; tell her that a
    young child's life is at stake. She'll allow you to go through.
    Once you're in the east (the entrance to Vault 15), talk to the gun guards
    and kill both of them. Take the key from the corpse of the male guard and
    open the door where Chrissy is being held. Rescue her, and go back to the
    Squat. When you're back in the squat, talk to Rebecca (Chrissy's mom).
    (She's inside the tent.) Rebecca will talk to Chrissy, and then will give
    you and Zeke the inside scoop of Darion. She'll send you to talk with Zeke.
    Zeke is in the building towards the northeast.
    When you talk to Zeke, ask him what he intends to do with the raiders.
    Make him an offer to join the NCR, and then tell him the deal's advantages.
    He'll agree, and then he'll give you a new quest: kill the raiders that are
    living inside Vault 15. Also, ask him where is Vault 15 so that he can give
    you a red key card which can open the door that leads to the vault. Save
    the game and head there.
    Once you're in the entrance of Vault 15, use the keycard on the elevator
    door. Enter the vault. When you enter it, a raider will immediately spot
    you and will start talking to you. Tell her that you're new here and that
    your name is Pat. She'll believe you. Go in the first floor through the
    entrance in the cavern, and then go to the doctor if you need healing.
    You can also get some information about Darion from the doctor. Head for
    the second floor and raid it; do the same for the third. In the second
    level, towards the left, there is a broken generator. First, use the
    science skill on it to find the problem, and the use the repair skill to
    repair the generator for a lot of experience. Also, there's a room to the
    north which contains a .223 Pistol, some ammo, and some stimpacks. Be sure
    that you get the pistol.
    * GUN Information: .223 Pistol
      This is the second most powerful pistol in the game (second to the PPK12
      Gauss Pistol) and is ranked 4th out of all small arms for raw damage. It
      is an extremely powerful weapon with really good penetration. Its only
      drawbacks include low range/poor accuracy (common to most pistols) and
      a five-round magazine. Like its name suggests, this weapon uses the .223
      FMJ round.
    The computer parts for NCR are in the storage shed of Level 3 (it's in one
    of the rusty lockers towards the south). There should be a super stimpack
    in one of the lockers as well. If you go to the library (the room to the
    left; it has a good computer), you can access the working computer to find
    the location of Vault 13. If you've restored power, there will be another
    computer in the room towards the right of the library that you'll need to
    access. Use it to disable the force fields in the 1st level. Save the game.
    Kill the raiders in the third level. After you've killed them, access the
    computer in Darion's chamber using the science skill. You will find out
    that one of the congressmen in NCR is a spy working for Darion. Also, on
    a corpse of one of the raiders (the one guarding the room next to the
    library) is an H&K P90c, one of the best burst-mode weapons available.
    * GUN Information: H&K P90c
      The P90c is an awesome sub-machine gun that dishes out good damage using
      the common and cheap 10mm round. It does decent damage because of the
      12-round burst mode and also because of the 10mm's size. With the right
      perks and traits, you can use burst mode three times per turn (fast shot,
      1x action boy, and bonus rate of fire). It stands second to the superior
      H&K G11 series SMGs. It has a 24-round magazine, but middling range.
      Also, this particular SMG is loaded with 9mm ammo, but you have to reload
      it with 10mm ammo. You can shoot with the 9mm rounds while they're still
      in the gun.
    Go in the second level, and do the same, killing all the raiders. Do the
    same for the first level. After you've killed the raiders, leave the vault
    via the ladder, and then tell Zeke that you've killed the raiders. He'll
    send a courier to NCR so that the group can join the Republic. Leave for
    NCR (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above section for NCR
    Notable Characters
    1) See above section for NCR
    1) Tell Tandi about the Vault 15 situation and also about the NCR spy.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Retrieve the computer parts and allow  Vault 15 to be annexed by the
      NCR: 5000 xp, $6000
    - Tell Gunther that Feargus is a spy: 40000 xp, $4000
    Enter NCR unarmed and in the council area. Go speak with Gunther and tell
    him that you're ready to report on the situation of Vault 15. Afterwards,
    go and speak with Tandi. Tell her that you have the parts and that the
    Squatters are willing to negotiate with Tandi to join the NCR. Also, tell
    her about the spy in the NCR congress. Be sure to pick up your reward from
    Gunther. Now, it's time to go to Vault City.
    VAULT CITY (yet again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above section for Vault City
    Notable Characters
    1) See above section for Vault City
    1) Tell Sark that you've scouted the route to NCR.
    2) Deliver Westin's holodisc to Lynette.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Tell Sark that you've scouted out NCR:: 750 xp, $500, Motion Sensor
    - Deliver the holodisc to Lynette: 1500  xp, H&K G11, two frag grenades
    When you enter Vault City, go to the Corrections Center and speak with
    Sark. Ask him for some recon work, and then tell him that you've scouted
    the route to NCR. Afterwards, go to the City Council and tell Lynette that
    you've delivered the holodisc to Westin. Give her the holodisc that Westin
    gave you, and she'll direct you to Randal for the reward. Save the game.
    You'll be heading for Vault 13 next.
    VAULT 13
    Notable Areas
    1) Cavern
    2) First Level (medical building)
    3) Second Level (living quarters)
    4) Third Level (computer systems, hatchery)
    Notable Characters
    1) Gruthar, leader of the talking Deathclaws
    2) Joseph, the resident physician
    3) Matt, a prisoner (he broke in the hatchery)
    4) Valdis, he guards the entryway to the hatchery and mainframe
    5) Kerith, the deathclaw mother
    6) Jim, he has been hired to fix the computer
    -  Deathclaws
    -  Humans
    1) Enter the Vault with the voice recognition module. If you don't have it,
       either search for it in Vault City (it's covered in the above sections)
       or buy it from Eldridge for $1500.
    2) Fix the computer using the recognition module on the third floor.
    3) Get the Navigation Computer parts.
    4) Get the G.E.C.K. for Arroyo.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table
    - Enter Vault 13: 2000 xp, Arroyo is capptured*
    - Help Gunthar fix the computer: 5000 xpp  , G.E.C.K. (if you didn't take it
    - Get the G.E.C.K.: 4000 xp
    Vault 13 is home to the G.E.C.K., the item that your village needs. It is
    also home to a group of talking deathclaws. The deathclaws can mimick
    human speech and are highly intelligent, but are just as good in combat as
    their less-intelligent kin. 
    when you get there, use the computer to open the door, and then enter Vault 13.
    When you're in the vault, open the door and talk to the deathclaw standing
    ahead of you. Talk to him, and ask him about the local brahmin raids. He
    will apologize, and then will ask you to fix their computer (it cannot
    understand voice commands) so that their raids will stop. Offer to fix it
    for him. If you're hurt, then go talk to the doctor in the medical
    facility. There's not much to do in the second floor.
    If you go to the third floor, you can meet Dalia again and another lady.
    The mainframe terminal (the one which you have to repair) is in this room,
    as is the G.E.C.K. and the Navigation Computer parts. If you go to the left
    and into the library, you can pick up another NPC by the name of Goris.
    * NPC Information: Goris
      Goris is a formidable NPC. Even if he cannot wear armor, his tough skin
      is equivalent to combat armor or so. He also can't use weapons, but he
      can get about 40 hit points of damage with his claw. The bad thing is
      that he leaves you in two weeks because he fears his pack is in trouble.
      He's a good addition to have within that timeframe. But after he leaves,
      you can go back to Vault 13 to recruit him again.*
    Now it's time to fix the computer. Go to the right, and examine the
    terminal next to the mainframe. Open it up, and then install the voice
    module. Also, go in the storage shed (the room with lockers) and use the
    lockpicks to open the locker on the right wall that is closest to the
    south. It contains the Navigation Computer parts. If you want, you can get
    the G.E.C.K. (it's in the locker on the northern wall, towards the left),
    but Gunthar will give it to you if you fix the computer. If you go and look
    at the other lockers, you will find some medical equipment, but that's it.
    Head for the first level, and tell Gunthar that you have fixed the
    computer. You will receive lots of experience, plus the G.E.C.K. Leave for
    Arroyo for a massive suprise.
    * When you enter Vault 13, the Enclave will come and take away the village
      dwellers of Arroyo. The sole survivor will be Hakunin, and he'll give you
      the location of Navarro (you already have it). If you've spoken with
      Goris, you can get a good bit of information about the Enclave and what
      they have done. In fact, that group is the remenant of the U.S.
      Government and it has regulated the construction of the Vaults.
      Also, the Enclave will come (again) into Vault 13 two weeks from the day you
      enter it. Of course, the group will kill everybody except for Goris. Even if
      you defeat the Enclave within the two-week period, they will still come. If you
      do enter the vault after the deathclaws are dead but before the Enclave is destroyed,
      you will get a bad ending for Vault 13 (as opposed to no ending at all).
      If you want to recruit Goris again, speak with Goris - he'll tell you to see
      the video showing the encounter between Horrigan and Gruthar. After you see
      it, Goris will join you again.
    ARROYO (again)
    Notable Areas
    1) See above section for Arroyo.
    Notable Characters
    1) See above section for Arroyo.
    1) Talk to Hakunin once you arrive.
    When you enter Arroyo, Hakunin will immediately start to talk with you.
    It turns out that the same group (the Enclave) that took the Vault 13
    citizens to the island military base have done the same for Arroyo.
    Hakunin will mention that the tribesmen have been taken to Navarro, a
    satellite Enclave base. (They were there for a brief amount of time before
    being sent to the main Enclave base in the Pacific Ocean.) You've already
    been there to get the powered armor and the Vertibird plans.
    If you want to get a lot of experience points, go to the Military Base,
    which is sandwiched between San Francisco and Vault 13. Yep, it's the same
    military base where the vats were in the original Fallout, except this time
    it has been destroyed. The Enclave went there to get the remaining amounts
    of the FEV virus. If you want to skip the military base, go to San
    Francisco. The Military Base will be covered next.
    Notable Areas
    1) Outside of the Military Base (tents)
    2) The Military Base
       - Level 1 (entrance)
       - Level 2 (armory/med lab)
       - Level 3 (holding area)
       - Level 4 (F.E.V vats)
    Notable Characters
    1) Grundel, the first Super Mutant who you will face
    2) Melchoir, the final Super Mutant who you will face (he can throw
       random critters at you, the toughest being the deathclaws)
    -  Radiated Rats
    -  Super Mutants
    -  Super Duper Mutants
    -  Melchoir's Pets (deathclaws, fire gecckos, nasty floaters without
       poisoning ability, mutated mole rats)
    -  Dead Enclave troopers
    1) Kill the dogs when you enter the base. Wait until a dog attacks.
    2) Enter the military base.
    3) Kill everything in the base. Be sure to raid it.
    4) Repair the generator in the first level (needed to operate the lights
       and the elevator).
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Kill the dogs that are lurking outsidee: 660 kxp
    - Open the Military Base: 5000 xp
    - Fix the generator in the first level:  1500 xp
    - Kill all of the enemies in the first llevel: 1320 kxp
    - "    "   "  "   "       "  "   second  "   : 6250 kxp
    - "    "   "  "   "       "  "   third   "   : 4365 kxp
    - Kill Melchoir and all of his pets in tthe fourth level: 11565 kxp
    This is the ruins of the old Military Base in the original Fallout. It has
    been destroyed twice, once by your character's ancestor and again by the
    In the beginning, you will be surrounded by several wolves. Kill them using
    your melee weapons. Afterwards, scout the tents, and be sure to read the map
    of San Francisco if you don't know where it is. You'll find some energy cells
    and some rockets. You can also get a holodisc from one of the footlockers in
    one of the tents; there are five of them and are scattered throughout the base.
    The discs will tell you how the Enclave obtained the F.E.V.
    To enter the base, walk up to the mine cart, and towards the south, you'll see
    a pole. Pick up the pole (it's pretty heavy) and place it on the cart. Go to
    the north and enter the shack there (you'll need to pick the lock to enter it).
    Take one stick of dynamite and place it on the cart without setting the timer.
    Push the cart to blow up the pile of rocks in order to create an entrance to
    the base. Enter it.
    When you enter the base, you'll see two corpses of Enclave troopers. If you
    examine them, you can find some plasma grenades, melee energy weapons, radios,
    and a holodisc on one of them. Head towards the left and kill all of the rats
    that you see there. Also, fix the generator using a combination of the Science
    and Repair skills for some experience.
    Be sure to explore the depths of the first level and be sure to kill every
    critter that you can find. After you're done, head to the second level. The second
    level is a lot like the first, except that all of the enemies are super mutants
    weilding heavy weaponry. You should be able to take them out with ease, especially
    if you have the powered armor from Navarro. If you scout around, you can find
    several energy weapons, lots of health equipment (including six super stimpacks),
    and even a suit of the standard T-51b powered armor. This suit is older and isn't
    as good as the one that you should be wearing. If you don't have powered armor yet,
    be sure to put this suit on. Also, examine the corpses of the Enclave troopers to
    get some more grenades as well as the holodisc.
    Go to the third level, and kill all of the super mutants there, and examine the
    corpses of the Enclave troopers. Again, you'll find the same thing. The mutants
    in the third level are a bit tougher than the previous ones that you've faced,
    particularly in that they have energy weapons rather than conventional weapons.
    After you've killed the final batch of mutants, head to the fourth level, and
    save the game.
    The fourth level will be the one of the hardest levels in the game, not to
    mention the military base itself. Melchoir guards this part of the military
    base. He's surrounded by the remains of the F.E.V virus (I think), and can
    throw grenades which evolve into deathclaws, fire geckos, floaters, and
    mutated molerats. If you want a quick victory, kill Melchoir immediately using
    your most powerful weapon. Otherwise, start killing his critters until he runs
    out to maximize your experience points.
    The footlocker holds the PPK12 Gauss Pistol, an extremely powerful firearm, as
    well as a holodisc (the latter item could be in Melchoir's corpse, I don't
    remember). Get the gun and leave the base for Navarro.
    * GUN Information: PPK12 Gauss Pistol
      The Gauss Pistol is the most powerful pistol in the game and has
      penetration equal to that of the more powerful pulse-based weapons. The
      only drawback is the relative scarcity of 2mm EC ammo in the Fallout 2
      world (save for the Enclave main base). It can do about two times the
      damage that the .223 pistol can muster, and is an excellent weapon for
      killing literally anything. The extremely powerful M72 is the only small
      arm that is more powerful than this weapon.
    NAVARRO (again - but covered in a completely different way above)
    Notable Areas
    1) The Gas Station
    2) Military Installation
    3) Underground Base
    Notable Characters
    1) Chris, the gas station attendant (you might have killed him)
    2) Raul, Vertibird mechanic
    3) Quincy, mechanic
    4) Sergeant Granit, he controls the guard activities
    5) Base Commander, she is in charge of the base
    6) Dr. Schreber, the base medic (he cannot heal you)
    7) Cookie, the Navarro cook (good source for gossip)
    8) K-9, a robotic NPC that is a dog
    9) Xarn, a deathclaw who is about to be terminated by the Enclave.
    -  Enclave troopers (powered armor)
    -  Enclave troopers (combat armor)
    -  Mechanics
    -  Scientists and Technicians
    1) Kill Chris if you haven't done so.
    2) Don't worry about the vertibird plans; if you followed the walkthrough
       up until this point, you should have them. Check the above section if
       you still haven't gotten them.
    3) Get the FOB from the base commander.
    4) Save Xarn the deathclaw. Alternatively, you can kill him for a bit
       more experience than what you would get for saving him. Or you can do
    5) Fix K-9.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Kill Chris: 1500 xp
    - Kill Chris: 300 kxp
    - Retrieve the Vertibird plans: 3500 xp
    - Retrieve the Tanker FOB: 3500 xp
    - Kill Doctor Schreber: 1000 xp
    - Kill Doctor Schreber: 125 kxp
    - Save Xarn: 1500 xp
    - Kill Xarn: 500 xp
    - Kill Xarn: 1200 kxp
    If you have followed this walkthrough so far, you should know the procedure
    on how to enter Navarro. Navarro is heavily guarded by several Enclave
    guards clad in powered armor. There are four ways into the heavily-guarded
    base. Also, if you have NPC's, you should leave them in the entrance of
    the base, but if they're wearing Power Armor, then they can tag along
    with you (the grunts there will think that they are Enclave troopers).
    The first entrance is in the old gas station. To enter Navarro from there,
    you have to kill Chris, the gas station attendant. The entrance leads to
    the subterranean portion of the Navarro complex. The second entrance is
    located to the west, and you'll have to enter an air vent to access that
    area. Also, a blue pass key is needed for the door to open (it can be found
    in the Gecko power plant). The third method requires you to go talk to Matt,
    the Brotherhood of Steel member in San Francisco. Tell Matt that you would
    like to find the vertibird plans, and then ask him how to go about infiltrating
    the base. After you've done that, talk to Chris, and ask if you can join the
    Enclave. He'll give you the password, Sheepshead, which you'll have to give
    to the gate guard. The last option, of course, is to enter the base through
    the front and assault it. After you've gotten the password from Chris, be
    sure to kill him in one turn.
    The primary objectives in this area are to acquire the vertibird plans as
    well as a key fob. To get the vertibird plans, go to the above-ground part
    of the base, and start asking Navarro technicians about the Vertibird plans.
    After you've received information about their whereabouts, go to the right
    maintenance wing (the one with the diesel truck in front of it). Talk to
    Quincy (the mechanic) by the lockers. Ask if you can see the plans, and
    then tell him that Raul sent you. He'll get angry, but will allow you to
    look at the plans and, as an added bonus, all of the other items in the
    rest of the lockers. If he bugs you about authorization, use the 'Sneak'
    skill and lockpick the lockers to obtain their contents. After you've
    retrieved the plans, make way to the left maintenance wing (the one with
    the vertibird parked in front). Talk to Raul, the mechanic there, and tell
    him the incriminating stuff that Quincy has mentioned. Raul will go and
    beat up Quincy, and you're free to examine the loot stashed within the 
    lockers here. You may already have found the vertibird plans if you've followed
    the walkthrough to get the Advanced Power Armor.
    To retrieve the key fob, go and talk to Cookie, the cook in the mess area
    (it's a building a bit to the left of the road). Ask him about the base, and
    also, how to go to the Enclave area. He'll mention something about a FOB.
    Go to the subterranean portion of the base, and there should be a hallway
    leading to a room with the Base Commander in Power Armor. Talk to the
    commander's guard, and tell him that you need to get the FOB for security
    reasons. He'll let you in. Once you're in the room, talk to the Commander.
    The Commander will tell you where the FOB is located. Retrieve it.
    Finally, you can also save or kill (or even both) Xarn, a deathclaw. He's
    one of the intelligent deathclaws belongs to the same species as his
    bretheren in Vault 13. Go to the base medical lab, which is located to the
    southwest of the underground portion of the base. Talk to the doctor there,
    and ask him about his profession, etc. After he mentions deathclaws, ask if
    you can kill the one being held up in Navarro. He'll accept your offer.
    Close the door to the medical lab (stay inside, though), and use a weapon
    that can kill the doctor in one shot (he doesn't have armor and has 45 hit
    points). After you kill him, examine his desk and take out the blue pass key
    (if you have one from the nuclear plant in Gecko, you don't have to take it).
    Enter the deathclaw chamber and tell the deathclaw that you'll free him (or
    that you'll kill him). If you want to free him, use the key card on the
    locked door. If you want to do both (at the expense of losing karma points),
    open the locked door and then kill him. Alternatively, you can tell him that
    you'll save him and then go on a killing spree in Navarro - the deathclaw
    will join the fight with you, and he'll be on your side.
    You probably have noticed a robo-dog in the medical lab. It should be disabled,
    and it will need a motivator unit for it to work. The robo-dog is pretty much
    the same as the other one in NCR, so you can pass this NPC up. But if you
    do want it, go to the vertibird garage (overworld) and examine the lockers for
    the motivation unit. There's an electric motor there also that looks similar
    to the motivation unit, but it will not work. After you get the motivation
    unit, use it on the robo-dog for some experience and a new NPC. Mind you, he's
    the only NPC that can traverse Navarro base that doesn't have to wear Power
    Armor. Save, and head for San Francisco.
    Rough Map
        Seaport  /
           |    /
           |   /
       Chinatown -- Shi Temple
    Notable Areas
    1) Chinatown
       - Businesses (Flying Dragon 8; Dr. Fung's office)
       - Boxing Ring
       - The Dragon's and Lo Pan's training centers
    2) Shi Temple
       - Computer rooms
       - Emperor's Throne Room
    3) Hubologists
    4) Seaport
       - Oil Tanker
    Notable Characters
    1)  The Dragon, one of the icons of the Shi
    2)  Lo Pan, another icon of the Shi
    3)  Dr. Fung, Chinatown's doctor
    4)  Lao Chou, owner of the Flying Dragon 8 store
    5)  Matt, the Brotherhood of Steel guard
    6)  Ken Lee, the Emperor's advisor
    7)  Dr. Wong Yi Tze, the Shi's leading researcher
    8)  AHS-7, the Hubologist who handles matters involving new recruits
    9)  AHS-9, the leader of the Hubologists
    10) Juan Cruz and Vikki Goldman, two porn stars who are ardent believers
        in Hubology
    11) Chip, the tanker vagrant who sold his spleen
    12) Badger, the vagrant who lost his girlfriend (also the resident computer
    13) Marc, a vagrant who describes himself as "a resident smart-ass"
    14) Suze, Badger's girlfriend
    15) Captain Ron Meyers, a former Enclave technician, now captain of the
        Poseidon oil tanker
    -   Shi
    -   Shi guards
    -   Hubologists
    -   Tanker vagrants
    1)  Help the Dragon kill Lo Pan.
    2)  Defeat Lo Pan's fighters (for experience) under the guise of helping him.
        Then kill him in the ring.
    3)  If you haven't done so, give the vertibird plans to the Brotherhood.
    4)  Give the vertibird plans to the Shi.
    5)  Offer to kill the Hubologists for the Shi.
    6)  Get the Zeta-scan at the Hubologists, and then kill them.
    7)  Find Badger's girlfriend, and kill the creatures that infested the oil
    8)  Retrieve Chip's spleen.
    9)  Make the oil tanker suitable for travel (install the Navigation Computer
        parts, transfer fuel).
    10) Go to the Enclave base.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Defeat the Dragon's fighters: 8000 xp
    - Defeat Lo Pan's fighters: 8000 xp
    - Give the Vertibird plans to the Shi: 55000 xp
    - Kill the Hubologists: 8300 kxp
    - Kill AHS-9 for the Shi: 5000 xp
    - Kill the critters in the underground llevel of the tanker: 10500 kxp
    - Return Suze to Badger: 5000 xp
    - Use the FOB to access the navigation ccomputer room: 2000 xp
    - Fix the navigation computer: 2000 xp
    - Convince Dr. Wong to return Chip's splleen: 2000 xp
    - Direct fuel to the oil tanker: 5000 xpp
    - Help Chip get his spleen replaced: 30000 xp
    San Francisco is undergoing a new renaissance era. It's heavily populated
    by the Shi people as well as religious fanatics. Here, you'll be
    able to finally access the Enclave Oil Rig, the last destination your
    character will face.
    When you enter San Francisco, make your way to the north. You should see a
    boxing ring. (When you enter San Francisco for the first time, you should
    see two men fighting each other in a boxing ring. The barechested man is
    the Dragon; the other is Lo Pan.) Go a bit to the right and then go to the
    north, and enter the Dragon's training center. Talk to the Dragon, and ask
    him who he was fighting. Then tell him that he must triumph, and then tell
    him that you are the person capable of taking out Lo Pan. The Dragon will
    offer you a test of skills, namely, defeating his fighters. Tell the Dragon
    that his offer is fair, and then take the test. You'll have to defeat
    several fighters in an ascending order of difficulty; the last one will have
    around 150 hit points or so. Also, you'll be healed after each fight. After
    you've defeated the fighters, then go to Lo Pan's training center (directly
    to the left of the Dragon's center). Talk to Lo Pan, and ask him who he was
    fighting. Tell him that the Shi are sheep, and then tell him that you can
    take out the Dragon. He'll offer you a test which is exactly the same as the
    one that the Dragon offered you. Tell him that it is fair, and then take the
    test. Again, defeat his fighters, and then tell Lo Pan that you are going to
    fight him.
    Lo Pan is somewhat easier than some of the Dragon's and even his own fighters.
    If you don't finish off Lo Pan quickly, he'll pull out a .223 pistol and then
    start to attack you. But then again, it is easy to inflict critical damage
    on him. Unfortunately, you will not receive any experience for defeating him.
    After you've killed him, go to the Shi temple, which is directly to the
    NOTE: The way that the fights are scripted is extremely buggy. For instance,
          if you hit your opponent just once, you will win the fight, but the
          challenger will remain in the ring, and will attack you in the next
          fight. It can get hectic at times, especially when there are several
          fighters in the ring (all are allied against you). However, the fights
          can linger on until death - and if you end combat there, you'll be
          stuck inside the ring.
          It's also advisable not to save the game during combat; you are more
          prone to being stuck in the ring. 
    When you're in the Shi temple, go through the hall, and enter the Emperor's
    room. Talk to Ken Lee, the Emperor's advisor (he's the man wearing the lab
    coat). Ask him if you can see the Emperor, and then give him your name. He'll
    ask for you to go to Navarro and get the Vertibird plans (which you already
    have) and give them to Dr. Wong Yi Tze (he's in the computer room that's close
    to the throne room; he is described as a rotund Shi man). You'll receive a
    good bit of experience for your efforts.
    NOTE: If you haven't delivered the vertibird plans to the Brotherhood, do
          so before delivering them to the Shi - Matt, the BOS soldier, has the
          foresight to make duplicates (unlike the Shi). After you've given the
          plans to the BOS, give them to the Shi afterwards.
    After you've delivered the plans to the Shi, go back to Ken Lee. He'll give
    you a new quest, namely, the death of the Hubologist leader AHS-9. Head for
    the Hubologists' hideout now.
    Once you reach the hideout, descend down the stairwell, and talk to AHS-7.
    Tell him that you're interested in joining the Hubologists, and he'll
    direct you to the auditorium where you'll hear a speech by Juan Cruz and
    Vikki Goldman. Talk to them, and tell them that you're willing to join the
    Hubologists. They'll give you a holodisc about Hubology. You can read it
    to get an idea of what it's about.
    Now, you can get a Zeta-scan from AHS-7. After the scan is complete, tell
    him that you want to use your ability for the Hub, your ability for the
    Great Wheel, etc. AHS-7 will ask you to kill Badger, one of the tanker
    vagrants. Refuse his offer, and AHS-7 will leave. If done properly, the
    scan should increase your luck by one at the detriment of some karma points.
    You might have seen a man wearing a tuxedo - this is AHS-9. (He's sort of
    close to the auditorium, albeit in a different room.) Go and kill him, and
    then, eliminate the rest of the Hubologists. After you've killed them, go
    back to the Shi temple. Tell Ken Lee that you've killed AHS-9. You'll be
    granted access to speak with the Emperor (by the way, the emperor is a
    computer). Head for the oil rig now.
    When you reach the oil rig, go talk to Chip, the man whose description tells
    that he is in considerable pain. Talk to him and offer to find his spleen.
    Afterwards, enter the room with computers in it. This room is also occupied
    by Badger, a vagrant in leather armor. Save the game, and enter the ladder
    that leads downstairs. Kill all of the critters down there. After you've
    killed them, go through the room that requires the FOB and install the
    navigation computer parts into the navigation computer. After that, go back
    to where the critters were, and find Badger's girlfriend (she's in the
    northeast quadrant of that area). Return her to Badger. After you've
    returned her to Badger, go downstairs again, but this time, go near the
    forklift. There is a door a bit to the left of the forklift that is
    controlled by the FOB; go to the door and open it up using the FOB that you
    got from Navarro. Enter the room, and climb the ladder; use the computer
    parts on the computer on the right hand side. Leave that area, and head back
    to Badger's computer room. From there, head to the tankers' bridge (it's
    located to the right; climb up the stairs to access it).
    When you get to the bridge, talk to the captain. Ask him about the ship,
    and he'll tell you that it needs fuel to make the trip to the Enclave base.
    After that, leave the tanker for Chinatown.
    Once you're back in Chinatown, go to the Flying Dragon 8 store (it has a
    brahmin pasture behind it) and talk to Lao Chou. Ask him for some info,
    and then tell him that you're looking for a spleen. He'll tell you that
    he sold it to Dr. Wong (the researcher at the Shi temple). Go to Dr. Wong,
    and ask him about the spleen. He will tell you that he wants to eat it (the
    rest is a Silence of the Lambs plug). Tell him that he has to substitute
    the spleen for a liver, and then, tell him that it is indeed a human spleen.
    He'll tell you that he'll give Chip back his spleen within a day.
    At the Shi temple, you also have to direct fuel along a pipeline to the oil
    tanker. Go to the Emperor computer, and go into the chemistry database. Choose
    the fuel option, and direct the fuel to the oil tanker. After you've directed
    the fuel, go to Chinatown, and talk to Dr. Fung. Tell him that you have a
    friend who needs help with a spleen. Dr. Fung will charge you $1000. Pay
    him. Leave for the Brotherhood of Steel building, and heal yourself there.
    After you've healed yourself, go back to the oil tanker, and tell Chip the
    good news about his spleen. He'll tell you that he'll be back within a day.
    After Chip leaves, rest for one day to receive your reward. You'll get some
    experience points and some information about the lost Arroyo villagers.
    At this point, make sure that you drop your NPC's off in the ship, and also
    make sure that you are wearing some form of Power Armor. (You can get a suit
    from the Brotherhood of Steel building or at Lao Chou's store if you still
    need one; you should be wearing the other Power Armor that you got in
    Save the game, and head to the bridge. Access the computer, and tell the
    ship to "go." You're on your way to the Enclave base, the final area of the
    Rough Map
      |                          |
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      |                 (via emergency exit)
      |---Prison                 |
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           Storage/Shock Room    |
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         Presidential Quarters---|
          Nuclear Reactor
    Notable Areas
    1) Entrance
    2) Barracks/Armory
       - Equipment lockers at the right side
    3) Prison, mini-Armory
       - Equipment lockers to the northwest
       - Prison cells to the southeast
    4) Storage/Shock Room
       - Storage areas on both left and right sides
       - Maze with electrified flooring; serves as a defense
    5) President's Room
       - President's chamber
       - Vice President's chamber
       - Curling's chamber
       - Situation/War Rooms
    6) Control Room
       - Computer rooms
       - Reactor housing
       - Reactor control computers
    Notable Characters
    1) Martin Frobisher, the leader of Vault 13, imprisoned
    2) The Arroyo village Elder, now incarcerated
    3) President Dick Richardson, President of the U.S.A
    4) Vice President Bird, a video-game incarnation of Dan Quayle
    5) Dr. Curling, head of the "Project"
    6) Tom Murray, chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission
    7) The President's secretary, an incarnation of Monica Lewinsky
    8) Sergeant Granite, Enclave defector who will help you take down Horrigan
    9) Frank Horrigan, mutated Secret Service Agent, also the end-boss
    -  Enclave citizens
    -  Enclave scientists
    -  Enclave guards
    -  Vault 13 prisoners
    -  Arroyo prisoners
    1) Access the computer in the entrance, and read the report concerning the
       nuclear power plant.
    2) Go to the Barracks, and get the plastic explosives and 2mm EC ammo.
    3) Talk to Frobisher and the village Elder.
    4) In the storage area, get the Advanced Power Armor MK II, the M72 Gauss
       Rifle and, if you haven't done so yet, the G.E.C.K.
    5) Survive the shock room.
    6) Kill President Dick Richardson and retrieve his Presidential pass key.
    7) Release the F.E.V into the Enclave air system.
    8) Blow up or disable the computers that control the nuclear reactor.
    Quest Experience/Reward Table:
    - Enter the Enclave : 15000 xp
    - Complete the shock room maze: 2500 xp
    - Kill President Richardson: 110 kxp
    - Convince Curling to release F.E.V intoo the air: 5000 xp
    - Convince Murray to disable the nuclearr reactor: 12500 xp
    - Blow up the computers that control thee reactor: 10000 xp
    - Get Sergeant Granit's help in killing  Horrigan: 1500 xp
    - Kill Frank Horrigan: 10000 kxp
    This is the final destination in the game. Like Navarro, the Enclave
    oil rig is heavily guarded by both guards in Power Armor as well as
    robots. Be sure that you and your NPC's are clad in some type of Power
    Armor before entering.
    When you enter the base, access the computer towards the southwest side.
    Login as one of the users it lists, and download the security status for
    the nuclear reactor. After you've gotten the status, go towards the right,
    and enter the barracks/armory.
    Once you're in the armory, go in the hallway, and follow it until you reach
    its end. You should see a room with bunk beds that is guarded by guards who
    are wearing an older design of Power Armor. Raid the lockers on the northern
    side for some 2mm EC ammo. The ammo is needed for the M72 Gauss Rifle. After
    you've gotten the ammo, head for the armory, which is located a bit towards
    the north. You should get some plastic explosives from here. After you've
    gotten the necessary items, leave this room and head back to the entrance.
    Now, you have to go to the detention cells.
    Go through the hall in this new area, and then take a right to enter the
    detention cells. The prisoners from Arroyo and Vault 13 are being held here.
    You can talk to the Elder of the village as well as Martin Frobisher (the
    leader of Vault 13) to get an idea of what's going on. Afterwards, go down
    the stairwell to go through a corridor to reach the President.
    The corridor is essentially a very powerful defense mechanism; the floor,
    which is electrified, can deal up to 10 damage to you. When you enter the
    maze, you'll have to use the terminals to open and close doors. An ASCII
    map about the maze as well as the order has been provided below:
        A - B - C            Order to get through the maze:
        |   |   |
    1 - D - E - F - 2        B, A, D, equipment runs (1 and 2), E, F, B, C,
        |   |   |            A, G, H, I, (leave the corridor)
        G - H - I
    where A-I are the respective terminals, 1 and 2 denote equipment rooms. In
    room #1, you can get the M72 Gauss Rifle as well as the Advanced Power Armor
    MK II. In the second equipment room, you can get the G.E.C.K (if you've
    forgotten it) as well as various healing items and weapons. 
    * GUN Information: M72 Gauss Rifle
      This weapon is the strongest small gun in the game and also is one of the
      strongest weapons (second only to the Pulse Rifle). It can deal about 30
      hit points of normal damage on Enclave troopers and can go over 150 hit
      points on critical hits. It's a superior weapon that is a must have to
      get. The Enclave base is chock full of 2mm EC ammo, which is extremely
      rare in the Fallout world.
    After you've completed the maze, head to the Presidential Quarters. Once
    you're there, go through the hallway until you reach the vice president's
    office (he's in a suit). You can talk to him, and his conversation is
    reminiscent of Dan Quayle (actually, virtually everything he says is one
    thing that Quayle had already said at one point). The President's room can
    be accessed by going through the door with the President's seal on it. Once
    you are in there, close the door and enter 'Sneak' mode. If you want, you
    can talk to the President and find out about the "project" and a brief
    history about World War III. The main objective here is to kill him - arm
    yourself with the M72 and shoot him in the head (or anywhere, for that
    matter, as long as he is dead - and in one shot). After you've killed him,
    get the presidential pass key from his corpse. Now, there are two easy routes
    that you can take to beat the game.
    * ROUTE ONE: Convince Dr. Curling to release the F.E.V in the Enclave
      To complete the game this way, go to Dr. Curling's office, which is to the
      far left of the Presidential Quarters (his description will read that he
      is a very tired man). Talk to him, and tell him that you're from Arroyo.
      He'll mention that you have to go back to the detention cell, but you have
      to tell him that he is wrong. Tell him about saving thousands of lives,
      and then he'll mention that he's going to restore "real humans" to the
      wasteland. Tell him that you're human, and then ask him how your DNA is
      different. He'll start to discuss the "project," but then, you'll have to
      cut him off by telling him that you are just as human as he is or that
      change is the one universal constant. Let him think about his decision,
      and then allow him to vaccinate you from the F.E.V. He'll release the F.E.V
      in the Enclave compound, which will kill all civilians and scientists
      (save for Dr. Curling, Tom Murray, the President, and the Vice President).
      After he has released the F.E.V, rest for 10 minutes, and then climb the
      stairwell to the nuclear power plant. Once you're there, go to the three
      computers on the right side (they're close to the mainframe). Detonate
      the plastic explosives there.
      Go to the nuclear reactor room, and head towards the southern computer
      complex. There should be a nicely furnished office with a guard standing
      beside it and Tom Murray (he's in a lab coat) standing by his desk. Talk
      to Murray, and tell him that you need him to shut down the reactor. He'll
      resist; threaten him. He'll offer to shut it down for you. After he shuts
      it down, leave the area.
    There will be a 10 minute timer before critical meltdown. Leave the compound
    by going back to the Presidential Quarters, and by taking the emergency
    stairwell (it's in the southern area). The stairwell will lead you to the
    barracks. Once you're there, leave the barracks for the entrance.
    When you get to the entrance, you'll see an Enclave troop squadron. Talk to
    their leader, Sergeant Granite, and tell him that you're leaving to get back
    to your people. He'll mention that Frank Horrigan is guarding the area and
    preventing anybody from leaving. Granite will then go on to say that he's
    an extremely tough guy. He'll say that he pities you. Tell him about the
    situation with the nuclear reactor. Offer to give the squadron refuge in
    your ship for their aid in taking down Horrigan. After you've enlisted their
    aid, run towards the southern end of the Enclave. Go to the computer and
    put in the presidential passkey. Activate the counter-insurgency protocol,
    and the robotic turrets will start to hit Frank Horrigan. Hit Horrigan with
    your Gauss rifle; Granite's squadron has a Pulse Rifle, a Gauss Pistol, a
    Turbo Plasma Rifle, and a Gatling Laser cannon. This will be a very easy
    fight for you, especially since you have the counter-insurgency protocol
    installed. Horrigan's suit will cause his torso to split from the rest of
    his body after it has sustained 999 hit points of damage. If you talk to
    him, he'll suicide. Leave the compound to finish the game.
    The endings will vary depending on the quests that you've chosen. If you've
    followed this route, this is what will happen:
    - The Dwellers from Vault 13 and Arroyo  create a community together using
      the G.E.C.K.
    - Slavery has been eradicated from the DDen because of Metzger's and
      Mordino's death.
    - Modoc becomes a strong farming villagee.
    - Vault City, now free from the raiders  and the N.C.R, captures Gecko
      because of the optimized nuclear reactor there. The ghouls are now treated
      as slaves by Vault City.
    - New Reno is controlled by the Wright ffamily. They destroy more than half
      of the town by killing the remaining crime families.
    - Myron dies about a year after you desttroyed the Enclave.
    - Broken Hills disbands because the urannium supply is extinguished.
    - Redding is now annexed by N.C.R becausse you sold the mine chip to Marge
      LaBarge, a prominent N.C.R supporter. Redding also becomes far more
      productive because jet has been virtually eliminated from that town.
    - N.C.R fully annexes Vault 15 because oof your support.
    - The Shi build a new empire in the San  Francisco bay area after the
      death of the Hubologists.
    Like the original guide, here is a section that gives information about
    general combat tactics, plus a boss guide.
    The type of ammunition used will change the amount of damage dealt to
    the target. JHP is always the superior choice, followed by FMJ. Forget
    AP ammo. AP is, in the first place, more expensive, and although it
    does penetrate a bit more than JHP ammo, it deals very little damage.
    It's useless against anything - JHP is always superior. Shotgun Shells
    deal good damage regardless of the target used, and FMJ is like a
    'neutral' ammo - it works okay on both armored and non-armored targets.
    It doesn't suffer nearly the damage penalty of AP ammo, but it penetrates
    far better than JHP. 7.62mm and .45 caliber ammo are effective only on
    lighlty armored targets. Caseless ammo is generally pretty good in
    penetration but quality degrades as the armor is stronger; the EC
    ammo used in Gauss weapons has excellent penetration. Generally speaking,
    even the strongest "normal" weapons deal little damage to heavily armored
    targets, with the notable exceptions being the Bozar and guns that run on
    either caseless or EC ammo.
    As for energy weapons, their real effectiveness depends on the type of
    weapon used. For instance, laser weapons aren't as effective as plasma
    weapons on armored targets. Plasma is good against anything except for
    Tesla armor. The Pulse-weapons use a different technology and is
    very effective against every type of armor - in the game engine, I
    think no type of armor can effectively block this type of attack.
    In addition, for burst weapons, armor modifiers are added to each
    bullet. I.e, if you use the burst mode on a SMG to fire 10 rounds,
    the armor will absorb damage from each bullet and then will add up
    the unabsorbed damage to give the total damage dealt, as opposed to
    the total damage being calculated and then being reduced.
    Consider combat armor, which has a damage threshold of 8 hit points
    and a damage resistance of 60% against laser attacks. (8 hp/60%)
    The way armor works is like this: if you are wearing combat armor
    and somebody hits you with a laser rifle, you will receive x amount
    less. Say that if you're wearing the Vault 13 jumper, which has
    no protection whatsoever, and the enemy uses the laser rifle and hits
    you for 42 hit points of damage.
    Take the same situation with combat armor on. The armor will naturally
    deflect 8 hit points of damage because of the damage threshold. Now
    only 34 hit points remain. The armor can resist 60% of that damage.
    Multiplying 34 by 60% will give you 20.4, and rounding that down
    will give you 20. You'll only take 20 hit points of damage with the
    armor instead of 42.
    - You can cripple your foe at five pointts if you score a critical while 
      aiming at their legs, arms, or eyes. If you cripple your foe's legs,
      he or she will have a hard time walking around. If you cripple one of
      the enemy's arms, then he or she won't be able to use two-handed weapons
      (and of course, if you cripple both of them, then the enemy will have to
      resort to unarmed attacks). If you cripple your opponent's eyes, then he
      or she will suffer from reduced Perception levels.
    - Aiming for the eyes usually gives a hiigh critical chance and does gobs of
      damage. Also, on male NPC's, hitting them in the groin makes them fall
    - Always use the right weapon for the joob. For lightly armored targets,
      you should attack unarmed or with a melee weapon that doesn't consume
      ammo. For "regular" targets (i.e., most humans and super mutants) use
      regular shots, and use targeted and/or burst shots if possible and if
      effective. For armored humans and critters, use powerful weapons that
      have good penetration (like the PPK12/M72, G11(e), Vindicator, Plasma
      Rifles, and the YK42B ).
    - Also use the right ammo for the job ass well. AP ammo might seem to be
      better than JHP ammo while hitting armored targets, but the game engine
      always gives lots of negative modifiers to damage with AP ammo. AP ammo
      penetrates better than JHP ammo, but always use JHP. It's the best type.
      FMJ isn't that bad either. The only exceptions to the rule seem to be
      AP and Explosive rockets, which to me seem to deal about the same amount
      of damage.
    - You can give your shots "up close and  personal." This works well
      for most targets. With regular-strength burst weapons, like the M3A1
      or MP9, you should get about 60-70 hit points of damage, whilst with
      the G11(e), you should get about 150 plus hit points of damage.
    - Burst shots have a wide area of effectt. If an ally is in the middle, you 
      might want to not do a burst shot. Here is an example of the 
      "burst cone:"
                      X (you)
                     / \
                    / | \
                   / ||| \
                  / ||||| \
                 / ||||||| \
                Area of effect
      This is why giving the shots "up close and personal" deals gobs of 
      damage. The shots saturate the target with bullets, dealing an immense
      amount of damage. If you attack multiple characters at range with
      a burst shot, then both will get hit.
    - If the target is heavily armored, don''t use burst shots. You will see
      this happen to you when you get Power Armor and the Enclave guards
      are showering you with bullets from Gatling Lasers, Avenger Miniguns,
      and Vindicators.
    - The Hunting Rifle is a sniping weapon  that you'll encounter early on.
      It's not terribly bad in the beginning but it will be easily outgunned
      by other weapons. The FN-FAL with night sight as well as the Assault
      Rifle (extended magazine) make for decent midrange weapons. The Sniper
      Rifle, however, is an excellent sniping weapon - long range coupled
      with extremely good accuracy. At the endgame, the M72 is an absolute
      When you go to Sierra Army Depot, get the Sniper Rifle from there. It's
      in one of the corpses. And in the Enclave, get the M72.
    - You can use the burst Shotguns for shoort distance sniping, such as fighting
      unarmed or melee-weapon using mutants or humans. It is the best weapon 
      for mid armored targets, and is excellent for short range control. It 
      works well in conjunction with Power Armor and is effective against many
      A Pancor Jackhammer, Combat Shotgun, or H&K CAWS work pretty nicely and
      deal good damage with targeted shots.
    - If you have a high energy weapons skilll, get a Plasma Rifle. No armor can
      withstand Plasma damge well. I got 132 hp on an eye shot on a Deathclaw 
      once. The Turbo Plasma Rifle only costs 4 AP's for a single shot!
      Even better, get a Pulse Rifle. This type of attack is literally unstoppable
      and deals about 70 damage to, yes, Armored Enclave troopers! Just imagine
      how it would be with targeted shots!
    - If you have good guns skill, then go ffor aimed shots if possible. You'll
      deal more damage from the shot.
    - If you use long-range weapons, you'll  get a negative modifier if you are
      attacking critters at really close range. This is an issue with the
      Fallout combat engine.
    - If you have a sledgehammer, use the weeapon against unarmed critters. Aim
      for the legs. After they have been crippled, you can score aimed shots to
      the head and eyes easily. Rippers work just as well.
    - A Super Sledgehammer in conjunction wiith Power Armor can literally kill
      anything (before the Enclave, though). Aimed shots will routinely deal
      about 60 hit points to humans and super mutants; to the armored aliens
      it will deal about 35 or so.
    - Give NPC's the right weapon as well ass good armor. Also, do not let them
      have the best weapons (unless you're deficient in any skills) - e.g.,
      keep the M72 for yourself and give shotguns to Vic and Cassidy.
    - Be careful about letting NPC's burst.  Sometimes their shots can hurt you
      as well.
    - At the endgame, NPC's are really not rrequired and are not recommended to
      have (they pose problems at Navarro as well as the Enclave). Also, some
      NPC's (like Marcus, Skynet, Goris, the dogs) cannot wear armor and thus
      are suceptible to major damage in the endgame.
      * If you are going to Navarro and Enclave (and are going to walk around
        the base), you must give your NPC's some form of Power Armor. Here
        is a laydown of where you can get Power Armor (4 sets!):
        - You:     Advanced Power Armor at Navarro
        - Sulik:   Power Armor at Military Base
        - Vic:     Power Armor at the Brotherhood bunker in San Francisco
        - Cassidy: Power Armor at Flying Dragon 8 (absurdly expensive)
    - If you have NPC's during the endgame,  Sulik, Vic, and Cassidy should be
      in your party. Give Vic and Cassidy hardened versions of Power Armor and
      let Sulik have your old suit of Advanced Power Armor once you find the
      Advanced Power Armor MK-II variant. Also, be sure to give Sulik the
      G11e SMG and give Vic and Cassidy M72 rifles.
    Some of the more difficult fights are described in detail here. Major
    fights, like the Hubologists, are extremely easy, so there's no need
    to go and describe them in detail.
    - The Rat God
      Enemies:    various rats
      Where:      Klamath Mall in Trapper Town
      Hit points: 40 (?)
      Armor:      Fur
      Weapon:     Claws
      Number:     Lots
      Difficulty: Easy
      This fight is not that hard if you have Sulik with you. Use melee
      weapons to take out the regular rats and use the pipe rifle to
      kill the Rat-God.
    - Gecko Fights
      Enemies:    Geckos and Golden Geckos
      Where:      Toxic Caves
      Hit points: 25 - 65
      Armor:      Thick skin
      Weapon:     Claws and teeth
      Number:     About 8 or 9
      Difficulty: Depends if you have the Power Armor
      Generally, a good tactic for these guys is to use the 10mm Pistol and
      aim for the legs to cripple them (you have been pumping up small
      guns, haven't you?) and let Sulik do the up-close and personal melee
      attacks. You'll need several stimpacks for this battle to go well.
      Having armor isn't a bad idea (if you can afford it).
      If you have Power Armor, you can just go in and poke them with your
      spear, or better yet, the Super Sledgehammer. The bad thing about
      the Power Armor is that the geckos will run away from you when they
      see you wearing it.
    - Metzger the Slaver
      Where:      The Den
      Hit points: 35-50 (I'm not sure...)
      Armor:      Leather Armor
      Weapon:     Shotgun
      Allies:     Several slavers clad in leather armor and armed with 10mm
                  Pistols; about 30-40 hit points
      Difficulty: Depends on when you fight him...can range to extremely
                  difficult to extremely easy
      You should kill Metzger after you've completed the Vault City/Gecko
      block or have gotten the Power Armor. It's entirely possible to kill
      him when you're in the Den. It's extremely difficult if you choose
      the last option.
      If you have chosen the last option, make sure that you have stolen
      Metzger's shotgun and his allies' stimpacks, ammo, etc. Let Sulik
      strike with the sledgehammer and let Vic have the pipe rifle or
      10mm Pistol. Arm yourself with the .44 Magnum (if you have it) as
      well as Metzger's Shotgun. Keep on aiming at the eyes or at the
      hands or even the legs.
      If you have completed Vault City / Gecko and still haven't gotten
      the Power Armor, this fight will be quite easy. Give Sulik the
      sledgehammer and give Vic and Cassidy Combat Shotguns. Arm yourself
      with that arm as well. Make sure that every member of your team
      has some type of armor on (make sure that you have combat armor; let
      the others have metal armor or leather armor mk 2).
      If you have the Power Armor, you can just go in the compound early
      on with guns blazing. You might suffer minor damage due to critical
      hits, but that's about it.
    - Frog Morton
      Where:      Redding
      Hit Points: 70-100 (I think)
      Armor:      Leather Jacket
      Weapon:     H&K G11 (!)
      Allies:     Several cronies that are a bit tougher than him; have
                  Leather Armor MKII and shotguns; same amount of hit
      Difficulty: Medium
      You don't need Power Armor for this fight, but it sure helps.
      The shotguns have enough penetration to deal a few hit points of
      damage against you (with Power Armor and implants), and so does
      Frog's G11 sub-machine gun. Use targeted shots to the hands to
      eliminate their weapon handling skills, and then use targeted shots
      to their head or eyes.
      When you enter Frog's compound, be sure to kill him first. If
      he bursts "up close and personal," you can suffer a good deal of
    - "Mother" Wanamingo (the white one)
      Where:      Redding
      Hit points: 220
      Armor:      Unknown; equivalent to Combat Armor MKII
      Weapon:     Tentacles and teeth
      Allies:     Several "normal" Wanamingos; attack is same; armor is
                  slightly weaker; 120 or 160 hit points
      Difficulty: Medium
      Make sure that you have Power Armor when you're here; also, make
      sure that you've got the .44 Magnum and Super Sledgehammer when
      you're here. Use the .44 Magnum at the eyes on the white Wanamingo.
      After she has been killed, use the Super Sledgehammer to knock
      out the other Wanamingos, and then go for targeted shots to the
      eyes. A Combat Shotgun will deal more damage to the Wanamingos
      if you aren't able to score that many criticals; however, the .44
      Magnum's criticals are a bit stronger. This fight is a lot like
      the deathclaw fight in Fallout 1, but a bit easier.
    - New Reno Crime Fights
      Enemies:    Crime Family guards
      Where:      New Reno
      Hit Points: 70-100
      Armor:      Leather-based or Metal Armor
      Weapon:     Sub-machine guns (all), burst-mode shotguns (Bishop's
                  private guards), Laser Pistols (Salvatores)
      Number:     100's
      Difficulty: Easy (Power Armor), Hard (without armor)
      You should be wearing Power Armor and be equipped with a Combat
      Shotgun. You should also have about 300-400 shells with you if
      you plan on using that weapon alone.
      Just go up to the crime boss after you've finished his quests
      and then attack him. His guards will attack you; finish the
      guards off, and then attack the crime boss. After you've
      wiped out the guards, you can end combat mode and get SMG's and
      ammo from the Guards' corpses. You can use the SMG's in burst
      mode (up close and personal) when you encounter the next wave
      of guards. Don't use the leather pistols against the Salvatore's
      metal armor, however - the armor will reflect the lasers.
    - Military Base
      Enemies:    Radiated rats, Super Mutants, and Melchoir
      Where:      Military Base
      Hit points: 20-30 (rats), 110-130 (Super Mutants)
      Armor:      Fur (rats), thick skin (green Super Mutants), armor
                  that's equal to Metal Armor MKII (normal attacks)
                  (black Super Mutants)
      Weapon:     Teeth and claws (rats), Miniguns, Flamethrowers, Laser
                  Rifles, Plasma Rifles, and Power Fists (Super Mutants)
      Number:     Lots of them, about 25-30
      Difficulty: Medium to Hard
      Again, you will absolutely need the Power Armor for this fight.
      The first level is pretty easy; you can clear everything using only
      the Super Sledgehammer. Ditto for the second level.
      The third level is where you will meet Super Duper Mutants, but
      they aren't much harder than their bretheren. You can knock them
      out using the Super Sledgehammer and a gun in conjunction.
      The fourth level can be easy to hard, depending on when you kill
      Melchoir. He's a Super Mutant with 130 hit points and a laser
      rifle; the case behind him holds a PPK12 Gauss Pistol. He also has
      special grenades that can evolve into Deathclaws, Fire Geckos, Floaters,
      and Mutated Mole Rats. If you let him throw all of his grenades, you
      will be awarded with a grand total of more than 10,000 xp for just
      that fight alone. If you kill him early, you might face two deathclaws
      in addition to Melchoir. Use the Super Sledgehammer and targeted shots
      for maximum damage.
    - The Tanker (underground)
      Enemies:    An alliance consisting of Floaters, Centaurs, and Aliens
      Where:      The bottommost level of the Oil Tanker in San Francisco
      Hit points: 120 (Aliens) to 200 (Nasty Floaters and Tough Centaurs)
      Armor:      Varies; Centaurs have the weakest, Aliens are in the middle,
                  Floaters have the strongest
      Weapon:     Tentacles (Aliens), Teeth (Centaurs), and some appendage
      Number:     I think 20
      Difficulty: Easy
      By this time, you should be strong enough to take them on. Just use
      targeted shots with strong weapons or the Super Sledgehammer. Like
      the other fights, you should be wearing (rather, you will be) Power
      Armor. Watch out when they corner you and start knocking you down.
    - Frank Horrigan
      Where:      Enclave
      Hit points: 999
      Armor:      Modified Advanced Power Armor; designed to fit a Super
                  Mutant and substantially stronger
      Weapon:     Burst-mode plasma gun (subpar) or a special blade (pretty
      Allies:     Can include: 7 Turrets, 3 Enclave troopers and 7
                  Turrets, or just 3 Enclave troopers
      Allies:     4 Enclave troopers, 7 Turrets, or both
      Difficulty: Easy to Hard
      Ally description
        75 hit points
        Metal Plating   
        Heavy Minigun (.223 ammo, quite powerful)
      Enclave Troopers
        200 hit points
        Advanced Power Armor
        Gatling Laser, Turbo Plasma Rifle, PPK12 Gauss Pistol, and YK42B
        Pulse Rifle
      Before you go to fight Horrigan, make sure that you have the Presidential
      Pass Key and the M72 Gauss Rifle. Destroy the reactor. After you've
      done that, leave the Enclave and go back to where you started. You'll
      see some guards in Power Armor waiting for you. Talk to the leader
      of the squardon and convince him to join you. He'll accept. After you've
      done that, run towards the south and use the computer terminal on the
      south east corner. Activate the counter-insurgency protocol using the
      Presidential Pass Key. Watch Horrigan die afterwards... (actually, talk
      to him to watch his head pop off)
      The fight will be slightly more difficult if you didn't enlist the
      troopers' help (all but the squadron leader will attack you) and
      a lot more difficult without the Presidential Pass Key (the turrets
      will attack you as well, and the penetration afforded by their ammo
      is excellent). I've seen the turrets do about 300+ hp with criticals.
    The Appendix is more or less a "super-reference" source that contains
    full lists for virtually every item in Fallout and gives info on
    various critters and humans in the game. It also features info about
    allied NPC's and random encounters.
    1. Allied NPC's with commentaries
    2. NPC's, also with commentaries
    3. Armor
    4. Weapons (seperate sections)
       - Small Guns
       - Big Guns
       - Energy Weapons
       - Melee
       - Throwing Weapons
       - Unarmed
    5. Chemicals
    6. Various Items
    7. Random Encounters
    NOTE: Damage ratings for guns are given per bullet. If you're using
          a burst mode shot, then multiply the damage per bullet for
          finding the total damage dealt.
    This is a listing which covers all of the NPC's that you'll be allied
    with at different parts during the game. A few of the more prominent
    ones were covered in the context of the walkthrough.
    NPC's also will level up randomly (this happens when you level up), and
    when they do, hit points, action points, and melee damage often increase.
    All statistics are base-level statistics. Summaries are provided for
    the respective character's pros and cons as well as info for getting
    them. In addition, the NPC's are seperated into three categories: Good NPC's,
    Bad NPC's, and temporary NPC's.
    Good NPC's
    - SULIK
      Hit points:    85 hp
      Carry weight:  200 lbs
      Melee damage:  6 hp
      Action points: 9
      Skills:        Melee weapons
      Weapons:       Unarmed/Melee (esp. Super Sledgehammer), SMG's
      Sulik is a powerful melee fighter who will be well worth having in
      the long run. He can be found at Klamath, and can be recruited by
      paying the Buckner family $350 or by rescuing Smiley.
      Sulik is good with a powerful SMG and the Super Sledgehammer. He's
      quite powerful with the H&K P90c combined with decent armor. Also,
      he's quite a ballsy fighter.
    - VIC
      Hit points:    70 hp
      Carry weight:  150 lbs
      Melee damage:  1 hp
      Action points: 8
      Skills:        Repair
      Weapons:       Rifles, Shotguns
      Vic is a decent long-range fighter with good gun skills (initially,
      not so, but good later on...) He can be found at the Den and can
      be recruited by buying him from Metzger or by killing him.
      Initially, Vic isn't that great of a fighter, but after he levels
      up, he will be able to use the M72 Gauss Rifle. He's not a bad shot
      with shotguns and sniper rifles as well.
      Hit points:    80 hp
      Carry weight:  175 lbs
      Melee damage:  1 hp
      Action points: 8
      Skills:        Small Guns
      Weapons:       Melee, all Small Guns
      Cassidy is a lot like Tycho from Fallout 1 or, if you will, a supercharged
      Vic. You can talk him into joining your group in the bar in the Vault
      City courtyard.
      Cassidy is a great shot with any small arm. Give him shotguns early on.
      At the end, give him the Sniper Rifle or the M72 Gauss Rifle (if Vic is
      in your party as well, give Cassidy the M72) or the PPK12 Gauss Pistol.
      He's an excellent fighter to have.
      Cassidy has heart trouble and can only use stimpacks as drugs. He cannot
      use Buffouts, Mentats, or any other drug like that. However, in his
      combat setup screen, you can choose to have him use all types of drugs.
    - MARCUS
      Hit points:    130 hp
      Carry weight:  275 lbs
      Melee damage:  10
      Action points: 9
      Skills:        Big Guns
      Weapons:       Unarmed, Big Guns, Big Energy Weapons
      Marcus is the super-mutant sheriff of Broken Hills. If you solve every
      quest in Broken Hills, you can get him into your party.
      Marcus starts out with the Minigun, but you should upgrade it to
      a Plasma Rifle, Turbo Plasma Rifle, or a Pulse Rifle as soon as possible.
      He will make an excellent shot with the aforementioned weapons.
      Marcus cannot wear armor, but his inherent protection is about the same
      as Metal Armor or so. It will become one of his weak points as you approach
      the endgame.
    - GORIS
      Hit points:    125 hp
      Carry weight:  225 lbs
      Melee damage:  23
      Action points: 11
      Skills:        Unarmed
      Weapons:       Claw
      Goris is the deathclaw scholar whom you have seen at Vault 13. Talk
      to him so that he can join your party.
      Goris is an extremely powerful melee fighter. His deathclaw claw
      deals tremendous amounts of damage. His skin is about as tough as
      Combat Armor. However, he cannot use other weapons, nor can he use
      Goris will leave your party after two weeks (the Enclave kills the
      deathclaws in Vault 13 two weeks after you have visited the vault).
      but you can get him back by visiting Vault 13 again and recruiting
    - SKYNET
      Hit points:    115 hp
      Carry weight:  225 lbs
      Melee damage:  8 hp
      Action points: 10
      Skills:        Science (depends on brain)
      Weapons:       All rifles/shotguns and unarmed (again, depends on
      Skynet is said by some to be amongst the best NPC's. Indeed, it is
      very effective. It will join you if you repair it at the Sierra
      Army Depot.
      Skynet is as good as Cassidy when it comes to small arms. It can use
      all sorts of rifles and shotguns "out of the box" (without leveling
      up), including the M72 Gauss Rifle. The robot can also heal itself
      in one shot (not in combat, though) and its metal exterior is about
      as strong as Metal Armor. In addition, it can perform science skills
      for you. Note that the armor will become a big detriment at the end.
      The above can be said if Skynet is equipped with a cybernetic brain;
      if you give it an abnormal brain, monkey brain, or a regular brain,
      it will not be as good in combat, nor will it be as good when it comes
      to Science. You can end up with a robot that refuses to fight. But
      in the end, it's worth a lot.
    Bad NPC's
    - LENNY
      Hit points:    126 hp
      Carry weight:  125 lbs
      Melee damage:  1 hp
      Action points: 7
      Skills:        Doctor
      Weapons:       SMG's only
      Lenny is probably the best out of the worst NPC's here. You can get
      him to join you if you talk to him at Gecko. He's one of the ghouls
      from Necropolis.
      Lenny is a decent shot with sub-machine guns. He also has a lot of
      hit points. But otherwise, he's only average. And he's not that much
      of a help in the early game (if you find the G11(e) SMG, then the
      story can change quite rapidly). You can get him if you want to, but
      it isn't strongly recommended. He can also wear armor.
    - K-9
      Hit points:    127 hp
      Carry weight:  n/a
      Melee damage:  16 hp
      Action points: 14
      Skills:        Unarmed
      Weapons:       Teeth
      K-9 is the best out of the three canine NPC's. He's the strongest
      and deals the most damage. He can be found in Navarro.
      K-9 isn't recommended because his melee attack, although powerful,
      might be weak by the time most players reach Navarro. His armor
      also is about as tough as metal armor, and that serves as a major
      detractor at the end.
      Hit points:    98 hp
      Carry weight:  n/a
      Melee damage:  14 hp
      Action points: 15
      Skills:        Unarmed
      Weapons:       Teeth
      Yep, the only NPC that made it back from the Fallout world to the
      Fallout 2 world. He's not that great, and it takes a special
      encounter (Cafe of Broken Dreams) to get him. To get him, remove
      your armor and walk up to him.
      Dogmeat is a lot like K-9. He has one more action point but
      ultimately does less damage and is more prone to getting killed.
      You shouldn't get him, except for nostalgia purposes.
      Hit ponts:     97 hp
      Carry weight:  n/a
      Melee damage:  10 hp
      Action points: 9
      Skills:        Unarmed
      Weapons:       Teeth
      Similar to appearance to K-9, the Cyber Dog is a flaccid underling
      compared to its big brother. You can get it at NCR if you inject
      mutagenic serum into a super mutant.
      The Cyber Dog literally pales in comparison to its other canine
      comrades. It's slightly tougher than Dogmeat (has armor) but has
      a low amount of action points (for a dog) and deals little damage.
      This one is definately not worth having.
    - MYRON
      Hit points:    70 hp
      Carry weight:  n/a
      Melee damage:  1 hp
      Action points: 8
      Skills:        Science
      Weapons:       Needler Pistol, PPK12 Gauss Rifle
      Myron is Mordino's chief scientist. He created the drug Jet. Simply
      talk to him and ask him to join you if you want him in your
      party. He can be quite annoying if you have a male character, or
      can be quite hilarious if you have a female character.
      Myron is pretty good at Science (but then again, so is Skynet, and
      he's infinetely better in combat). Unfortunately, he is inept
      when it comes to combat. He can only use two weapons and has a
      higher chance of hitting your allies than hitting the enemy. Again,
      pass this guy on.
      Hit points:    35 hp
      Carry weight:  100 lbs (Miria) / 125 lbs (Davin)
      Melee damage:  1 hp
      Action points: 7
      Skills:        Unarmed
      Weapons:       Knives, SMG's (Miria) / Knives, Pistols (Davin)
      Miria and Davin, brother and sister, the children of Grisham. You
      can get married to them, but that will (yes, will) make you a widower.
      You can make money by selling them to Vault City, but that will make
      you a widower as well. You can divorce your spouse at New Reno. That
      will change your karmic title to divorced (bit better than widower),
      though your spouse will be dead after he/she runs away.
      If you have a male character, you can marry only Miria. You can
      marry either Miria or Davin with a female.
      Their statistics are horrible. With only 35 hit points, they are the
      weakest NPC's in the game. They're somewhat better than Myron when
      it comes to combat, but then again, not by much. Do yourself a big
      favor by passing these NPC's up.
    Temporary NPC's (noninclusive of caravan guards)
      Hit points: 14
      Armor:      Fur
      Weapon:     Teeth
      This dog will travel with you in Klamath if you give it some jerky.
    - SMILEY
      Hit points: 50
      Armor:      Leather Armor
      Weapon:     Knife (?)
      Smiley is the trapper whom you rescue at the Toxic Caves. He'll follow
      you around after you find him. When you leave the Toxic Caves, he will
      stop following you and head directly to Klamath.
    - LADDIE
      Hit points: 20
      Armor:      Fur
      Weapon:     Teeth
      If you offer to find Balthas' missing son, Jonny, his dog, Laddie, will
      follow you around until you find him. The dog is in Modoc.
    - BESSIE
      Hit points: 35
      Armor:      Skin
      Weapon:     Teeth (??)
      Bessie is the injured cow in Modoc. If you heal her, she'll follow you
      around in Modoc.
    - XARN
      Hit points: 250
      Armor:      Tough skin
      Weapon:     Claw
      Xarn is the powerful deathclaw who is incarcerated in Navarro. If you
      offer to free him, and then attack the Enclave guards, Xarn will assist
      you in their defeat. But then again, it isn't wise to launch a military
      campaign in Navarro.
    - ENCLAVE CRACK TROOPERS (4 troopers)
      Hit points: 200 (each)
      Armor:      Advanced Power Armor Mark II (each)
      Weapon:     Pulse Rifle (1), Gauss Pistol (2), Turbo Plasma Rifle (3),
                  Gatling Laser (4)
      The crack troopers are by far the most powerful human NPC's. They're
      part of an elite Enclave squadron that protects Frank Horrigan (the
      leader of the troop, however, shows enmity towards Horrigan). After
      you blow up the nuclear reactor control computers and go to the first
      level, you can talk the squadron leader, Sergeant Granite, into killing
      Horrigan. He'll accept.
      Hit points: 75 (each)
      Armor:      Metal exterior
      Weapon:     Minigun, .233 FMJ magazine as opposed to 5mm AP/JHP
      These guns are the most effective fighting force against Horrigan.
      They can be activated by using the presidential passkey and choosing
      the counter-insurgency option. The option can only be activated if
      the nuclear reactor control computers are disabled.
      The guns are fixed to the ground, but deal about 20-50 hp to
      Horrigan per gun. In addition, if the guns score critical hits, the
      damage dealt is extremely high.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 0  hp / 20%   Explosion: 0  hp / 20%
         Laser:  0  hp / 20%   Plasma:    0  hp / 10%
         Fire:   0  hp / 10%
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Armor class:   8
        Selling price: $250
        First seen:    Sulik has one; merchants in Klamath sell it
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 2  hp / 30%  Explosion: 0  hp / 20%
         Laser:  0  hp / 20%  Plasma:    0  hp / 10%
         Fire:   2  hp / 25%
        Weight:        7 lbs
        Armor class:   20
        Selling price: $1000
        First seen:    Balthas will give it to you if you find his son.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 2  hp / 25%  Explosion: 0  hp / 20%
         Laser:  0  hp / 20%  Plasma:    0  hp / 10%
         Fire:   0  hp / 20%
        Weight:        8 lbs
        Armor class:   15
        Selling price: $700
        First seen:    Merchants in Klamath sell it
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 3  hp / 25%  Explosion: 1  hp / 25%
         Laser:  1  hp / 20%  Plasma:    1  hp / 10%
         Fire:   1  hp / 25%
        Weight:        8 lbs
        Armor class:   20
        Selling price: $1000
        First seen:    Balthas has one suit; Vault City Amenities office has
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 4  hp / 30%  Explosion: 4  hp / 25%
         Laser:  6  hp / 75%  Plasma:    4  hp / 20%
         Fire:   4  hp / 10%
        Weight:        35 lbs
        Armor class:   10
        Selling price: $1100
        First seen:    Vault City (the Vault as well as the Amenities
                       Office) has some suits
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 4  hp / 35%  Explosion: 4  hp / 30%
         Laser:  7  hp / 80%  Plasma:    4  hp / 25%
         Fire:   4  hp / 15%     
        Weight:        35 lbs
        Armor class:   15
        Selling price: $1900
        First seen:    Amenities Office, Vault City
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 4  hp / 20%  Explosion: 4  hp / 20%
         Laser:  19 hp / 90%  Plasma:    10 hp / 80%
         Fire:   4  hp / 10%
        Weight:        35 lbs
        Armor class:   15
        Selling price: $4500
        First seen:    The Flying Dragon 8 store in Chinatown sometimes
                       stocks this item
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 5  hp / 40%  Explosion: 6  hp / 40%
         Laser:  8  hp / 60%  Plasma:    4  hp / 50%
         Fire:   4  hp / 30%
        Weight:        20 lbs
        Armor class:   20
        Selling price: $6500
        First seen:    The Vault City Vault has (I think) one suit
        * This armor is required to get the combat implant upgrade.
          Combat implants increase your damage resistance irrespective
          of the armor that you're wearing, if any.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 6  hp / 40%  Explosion: 9  hp / 45%
         Laser:  6  hp / 65%  Plasma:    5  hp / 50%
         Fire:   5  hp / 35%
        Weight:        20 lbs
        Armor class:   25
        Selling price: $8000
        First seen:    The elevator in the Toxic Caves leads to an
                       army depot. Amongst other things, you can
                       find this suit here.
        * Special attributes as per Combat Armor.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 8  hp / 40%  Explosion: 8  hp / 40%
         Laser:  8  hp / 70%  Plasma:    7  hp / 60%
         Fire:   7  hp / 50%
        Weight:        25 lbs
        Armor class:   20
        Selling price: $4800
        First seen:    The Brotherhood building in San Francisco has
                       one of these suits.
        * Special attributes as per Combat Armor.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 0  hp / 20%   Explosion: 0  hp / 20%
         Laser:  0  hp / 20%   Plasma:    0  hp / 10%
         Fire:   0  hp / 10%
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Armor class:   8
        Selling price: $90
        First seen:    The Golden Globes porn studio has one of these
                       lying around in the set.
        * Marcus will make a special comment if you talk to him
          for the first time while wearing the robes.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 5  hp / 40%  Explosion: 6  hp / 40%
         Laser:  8  hp / 60%  Plasma:    4  hp / 50%
         Fire:   4  hp / 30%
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Armor class:   20
        Selling price: $5
        First seen:    Take them from the Bridge Guard (found in a special
                       random encounter)
        * Special attributes as per the COC robes.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 12 hp / 40%  Explosion: 20 hp / 50%
         Laser:  18 hp / 80%  Plasma:    10 hp / 40%
         Fire:   12 hp / 60%
        Weight:        42 lbs
        Armor class:   25
        Selling price: $12500
        First seen:    Depending on how you play the game, you'll either
                       see it first in the Military Base, the Brotherhood
                       Armory, or the Flying Dragon 8 store
        * Power Armor increases your strength by 3 if worn. Also, you'll
          be immune to the toxic gases in the Broken Hills mine if
          you wear it. In addition, the Enclave guards will think that
          you're one of them if you're wearing this armor.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 13 hp / 50%  Explosion: 20 hp / 60%
         Laser:  19 hp / 90%  Plasma:    13 hp / 50%
         Fire:   14 hp / 70%
        Weight:        50 lbs
        Armor class:   25
        Selling price: $15000
        First seen:    Nowhere. You'll need to get Crocket (the scientist
                       at the Hubologists) to upgrade the standard issue
                       Power Armor to the Hardened specs.
        * Special attributes as per Power Armor.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 15 hp / 55%  Explosion: 20 hp / 65%
         Laser:  19 hp / 90%  Plasma:    15 hp / 60%
         Fire:   16 hp / 70%
        Weight:        45 lbs
        Armor class:   30
        Selling price: $20000
        First seen:    The Navarro armory has the Advanced Power Armor. This
                       is the only suit of this armor in the game.
        * The Advanced Power Armors increase strength by 4 if worn. Other
          special attributes as per Power Armor.
        Damage Resistance
         Normal: 18 hp / 60%  Explosion: 20 hp / 70%
         Laser:  19 hp / 90%  Plasma:    18 hp / 60%
         Fire:   16 hp / 70%
        Weight:        50 lbs
        Armor class:   35
        Selling price: $25000
        First seen:    Like the Advanced Power Armor, there is only one suit
                       of this armor in the Fallout world. It can be found
                       in the electrified maze in the Enclave Oil Rig.
        * Special attributes as per Advanced Power Armor.
    1.  Colt 6520 10mm Pistol
        Damage:        5-12 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          10mm JHP/AP ammo, 12 round magazine
        Weight:        3 lbs
        Range:         25 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $250
    2.  Desert Eagle .44
        Damage:        10-16 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          .44 caliber JHP/FMJ ammo, 8 round magazine
        Weight:        7 lbs
        Range:         25 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $800
        Upgrades:      Extended magazine, upgrades ammo capacity to
                       20 rounds
    3.  .44 Magnum Revolver
        Damage:        12-18 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Ammo:          .44 caliber JHP/FMJ ammo, 6 round magazine
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         15 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $600
        Upgrades:      Speed loader, reduces reload cost to 1 AP
    4.  14mm Pistol
        Damage:        12-22 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          14mm AP ammo, 6 round magazine
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         24 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $1100
    5.  Needler Pistol
        Damage:        12-24 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          HN/AP Needler ammo, 10 (?) round magazine
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         24 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $2200
    6.  Mauser M/96 Pistol
        Damage:        5-10 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          9mm ball, 7 round magazine
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         22 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $1500
    7.  .223 Pistol
        Damage:        20-30 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          .223 FMJ ammo, 5 round magazine
        Weight:        7 lbs
        Range:         30 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $3500
    8.  PPK12 Gauss Pistol
        Damage:        22-32 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          2mm EC ammo, 12 round magazine
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         50 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $5250
    1.  MP9 10mm SMG
        Damage:        5-12 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 10-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          10mm JHP/AP ammo, 30 round magazine
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         25
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $1000
    2.  Thompson SMG (Tommy Gun)
        Damage:        3-20 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 10-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          .45 caliber ammo, 50 round magazine
        Weight:        7 lbs
        Range:         32 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $1100
    3.  M3A1 SMG (Grease Gun)
        Damage:        10-20 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 8-round burst
        Action points: 4 (5), 5
        Ammo:          .45 caliber ammo, 30 round magazine
        Weight:        7 lbs
        Range:         20 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $1750
    4.  H&K P90c SMG
        Damage:        12-16 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 12-round burst
        Action points: 4 (5), 5
        Ammo:          10mm JHP/AP ammo, 24 round magazine
        Weight:        8 lbs
        Range:         30 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $2500
        * The gun in Vault 15 is loaded with 9mm ammo, but
          will reload with 10mm ammo. It's a bug.
    5.  H&K G11 SMG
        Damage:        10-20 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 5-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          4.7mm caseless ammo, 50 round magazine
        Weight:        8 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $6500
    6.  H&K G11E SMG
        Damage:        13-23 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 7-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          4.7mm caseless ammo, 50 round magazine
        Weight:        8 lbs
        Range:         40 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $8000
    1.  Winchester "Widowmaker" Shotgun
        Damage:        12-22 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          12 gauge shells, two chambers for two shells
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         14 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $800
    2.  Sawed-off Shotgun
        Damage:        12-24 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          12 gauge shells, two chambers for two shells
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         7 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $800
    3.  Winchester "City-Killer" Combat Shotgun
        Damage:        15-25 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 3-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          12 gauge shells, 12 round magazine
        Weight:        10 lbs
        Range:         22 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $2750
    4.  H&K CAWS (Close Assault Weapons System)
        Damage:        15-25 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 5-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          12 gauge shells, 10 round magazine
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         30 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $4750
    5.  Pancor Jackhammer
        Damage:        19-28 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 5-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          12 gauge shells, 10 round magazine
        Weight:        12 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $5500
    1.  Red Ryder BB Gun
        Damage:        1-3 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          BB ammo, 100 round magazine
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         32 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $200
    2.  Pipe Rifle
        Damage:        5-12 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          10mm JHP/AP ammo, 1 round magazine
        Weight:        10 lbs
        Range:         25 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $200
    3.  Colt Hunting Rifle
        Damage:        8-20 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          .223 FMJ ammo, 10 round magazine
        Weight:        9 lbs
        Range:         40 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $1000
        Upgrades:      Sight scope, increases accuracy
    4.  AK-112 Assault Rifle
        Damage:        8-16 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 8-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          5mm JHP/AP ammo, 24 round magazine
        Weight:        10 lbs
        Range:         45 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $1300
        Upgrades:      Extended magazine, upgrades ammo capacity
                       to 100 rounds
    5.  DKS-501 Sniper Rifle
        Damage:        14-34 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 6 (7)
        Ammo:          .223 FMJ ammo, 6 round magazine
        Weight:        8 lbs
        Range:         50 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $2200
    6.  FN-FAL
        Damage:        9-18 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 10-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          7.62mm ammo, 20 round magazine
        Weight:        9 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $2200
        Upgrades:      Night scope, improves accuracy in dimly lit
    7.  XL70E3
        Damage:        12-19 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed), 8-round burst
        Action points: 5 (6), 6
        Ammo:          5mm JHP/AP ammo, 20 round magazine
        Weight:        9 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $3000
    8.  Red Ryder LE BB Gun
        Damage:        25 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          BB ammo, 100 round magazine
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         32 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $3500
    9.  M72 Gauss Rifle
        Damage:        32-43 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          2mm EC ammo, 20 round magazine
        Weight:        10 lbs
        Range:         50 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $8250
    1.  Flamethrower
        Damage:        45-90 hp (flame)
        Shoot modes:   Flame Burst (uses 1 fuel pack)
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          Flamethrower fuel, capacity for 5 fuel packs
        Weight:        18 lbs
        Range:         5 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $2000
        Upgrades:      The upgrade will improve penetration, resulting
                       in more damage. It'll also require new fuel,
                       Flamethrower fuel MK-II (blue package).
    2.  Rockwell Rocket Launcher
        Damage:        35-100 hp
        Shoot modes:   Single shot only
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          HE or AP rocket, capacity for one rocket
        Weight:        15 lbs
        Range:         40 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $2300
    3.  M60
        Damage:        18-26 hp
        Shoot modes:   10-round burst
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          7.62mm ammo, 50 round magazine
        Weight:        23 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 7
        Selling price: $2300
    4.  Light Support Weapon
        Damage:        20-30 hp
        Shoot modes:   10-round burst
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          .223 FMJ ammo, 30 round magazine
        Weight:        20 lbs
        Range:         40 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $3750
    5.  Bozar
        Damage:        25-35 hp
        Shoot modes:   15-round burst
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          .223 FMJ ammo, 30 round magazine
        Weight:        20 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $5250
    6.  Rockwell CZ53 Minigun
        Damage:        7-11 hp
        Shoot modeS:   40-round burst
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          5mm JHP/AP ammo, 120 round magazine
        Weight:        28 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 7     
        Selling price: $3800
    7.  Rockwell CZ53 "Avenger" Minigun
        Damage:        10-14 hp
        Shoot modes:   40-round burst
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          5mm JHP/AP ammo, 120 round magazine
        Weight:        28 lbs
        Range:         40 hexes
        Min. Strength: 7
        Selling price: $5500
    8.  Vindicator Minigun
        Damage:        14-19 hp
        Shoot modes:   25-round burst
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          4.7 mm caseless ammo, 100 round magazine
        Weight:        28 lbs
        Range:         30 hexes
        Min. Strength: 7
        Selling price: $15250
    ENERGY WEAPONS (small/large weapons)
    1.  Wattz 1000 Laser Pistol
        Damage:        10-22 hp (laser)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          Small Energy Cell, capacity for 12 cells
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         35 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $1400
        Upgrades:      Magneto Laser Pistol, improves penetration 
    2.  Glock 86 Plasma Pistol
        Damage:        15-35 hp (plasma)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          Small Energy Cell, capacity for 16 cells
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         20 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $2750
        Upgrades:      Extended capacity, increases battery capacity
                       to 32 cells
    3.  YK32 Pulse Pistol
        Damage:        32-46 hp (pulse)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Ammo:          Small Energy Cell, capacity for 5 cells
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         15 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $12500
    4.  Solar Scorcher
        Damage:        20-60 hp (laser)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Ammo:          Solar energy, needs well-lit area to operate;
                       6 shot storage capacity -- no ammo needed
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         20 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $2000
    5.  Alien Blaster
        Damage:        30-80 hp (pulse)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Ammo:          Small Energy Cell, capacity for 30 cells
        Weight:        2 lbs
        Range:         10 hexes
        Min. Strength: 2
        Selling price: $10000
    1.  Wattz 2000 Laser Rifle
        Damage:        25-50 hp (laser)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          Micro Fusion Cell, capacity for 12 cells
        Weight:        12 lbs
        Range:         45 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $5000
        Upgrades:      Extended Charge upgrade, upgrades battery
                       capacity to 24
    2.  H&K L30 Gatling Laser
        Damage:        20-40 hp (laser)
        Shoot modes:   10 laser ray burst
        Action points: 6
        Ammo:          Micro Fusio Cell, capacity for 30 cells (three
                       shots on full charge)
        Weight:        24 lbs
        Range:         40 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $7500
    3.  Winchester P94 Plasma Rifle
        Damage:        35-60 hp (plasma)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          Micro Fusion Cell, capacity for 10 cells
        Weight:        12 lbs
        Range:         25 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $4000
        Upgrades:      Turbo Plasma Rifle - decreases AP cost by one,
                       increases damage by about 5 hp and increases
                       range by 10 hexes
    4.  YK42B Pulse Rifle
        Damage:        54-78 hp (pulse)
        Shoot modes:   Single (aimed)
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Ammo:          Micro Fusion Cell, capacity for 10 cells
        Weight:        9 lbs
        Range:         30 hexes 
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $17500
    Unarmed Weapons
    - All unarmed weapons require 3 action points (4 aimed)
      and have a range of one hex. In addition, the strength
      requirement is only 1.
    1.  Boxing Gloves
        Damage:        1 hp
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Selling price: $250
        * These are used for the New Reno boxing championships.
    2.  Plated Boxing Gloves
        Damage:        2-3 hp
        Weight:        10 lbs
        Selling price: $300
        * Ditto for regular Boxing Gloves. Note that you'll need
          to find them before you begin boxing (they can be found
          in the basement of Bishop's Shark Club).
    3.  Brass Knuckles
        Damage:        2-5 hp
        Weight:        1 lbs
        Selling price: $60
    4.  Spiked Knuckles
        Damage:        4-10 hp
        Weight:        1 lbs
        Selling price: $250    
    5.  Power Fist
        Damage:        12-24 hp
        Ammo:          Small Energy Cell, capacity for 25 cells
        Weight:        10 lbs
        Selling price: $1800
        Upgrades:      Mega Power Fist - significantly boosts
    Melee Weapons
    - Melee weapons don't have an ammo requirement with the notable
      exception of the cattle prod and the viroblade. In addition,
      some high-damage melee weapons have a high tendency to knock
      over opponents.
    1.  Switchblade
        Damage:        2-5 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 3 (4)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: 1
        Selling price: $50
    2.  Wrench
        Damage:        3-6 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 3 (4) (?)
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $65
        * Quest Item in Vault City
    3.  Knife
        Damage:        1-6 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 3 (4)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: 2
        Selling price: $40
    4.  Police Baton
        Damage:        1-6 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4)
        Weight:        3 lbs
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $30
    5.  Crowbar
        Damage:        3-10 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $65
        * Can be used to open locked doors
    6.  Sledgehammer
        Damage:        4-9 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5), 5 (6)
        Weight:        12 lbs
        Range          2 hexes
        Min. Strength: 6
        Selling price: $120
    7.  Combat Knife
        Damage:        3-15 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 3 (4)
        Weight:        2 lbs
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: 2
        Selling price: $165
    8.  Wakizashi Blade
        Damage:        4-13 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 3 (4)
        Weight:        3 lbs
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: ?
        Selling price: $200
    9.  "Little Jesus"
        Damage:        5-19 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 3 (4)
        Weight:        3 lbs
        Range:         1 hex
        Min. Strength: 2
        Selling price: $200
    10. Louisville Slugger
        Damage:        12-32 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 3 (4)
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Min. Strength: 2
        Selling price: ?
    11. Super Sledgehammer
        Damage:        18-36 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 4 (5)
        Weight:        12 lbs
        Min. Strength: 5
        Selling price: $3750
    12. Viroblade Ripper
        Damage:        15-35 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5), 4 (5)
        Weight:        5 lbs
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $900     
    13. Wattz Cattle Prod
        Damage:        12-21 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Thrust (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5), 4 (5)
        Weight:        3 lbs
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $600
        Upgrades:      Super Cattle Prod, doubles damage dealt
    Thrown Weapons
    1.  Plant Spike
        Damage:        1-2 hp
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         8
        Min. Strength: 1
        Selling price: $5
    2.  Fragmentation Grenade
        Damage:        20-35 hp
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         15 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $150
    3.  Pulse Grenade
        Damage:        100-150 hp
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         15 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $250
        Special:       Can only affect mechanical units
    4.  Plasma Grenade
        Damage:        40-90 hp
        Action points: 4 (5)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         15 hexes
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $300
    5.  Molotov Cocktail
        Damage:        8-20 hp
        Action points: 5 (6)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         12 hexes
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $50
    Melee/Thrown (dual usage) Weapons
    1.  Rock
        Damage:        1-4 hp
        Attack modes:  Swing (aimed), Throw (aimed)
        Action points: 3 (4), 5 (6)
        Weight:        1 lb
        Range:         1 hex (melee), depends on strength (thrown)
        Min. Strength: 1
        Selling price: $0   
    2.  Wooden Pole
        Damage:        2-4 hp
        Attack modes:  Thrust (aimed), Throw (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5), 5 (6)
        Weight:        3
        Range:         2 hexes (melee), depends on strength (thrown)
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $5
    3.  Spear
        Damage:        3-13 hp
        Attack modes:  Thrust (aimed), Throw (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5), 6 (7)
        Weight:        4 lbs
        Range:         2 hexes (melee), depends on strength (thrown)
        Min. Strength: 4
        Selling price: $80
        Upgrades:      Sharpened Spear; get flint from Aunt Morlis to sharpen
                       the spear (higher damage dealt)
    4.  Throwing Knife
        Damage:        3-6 hp
        Attack modes:  Thrust (aimed), Throw (aimed)
        Action points: 4 (5), 5 (6)
        Weight:        1 lbs
        Range:         1 hex (melee), depends on strenght (thrown)
        Min. Strength: 3
        Selling price: $100 
    - Any web-sites hosting this text-based walkthrough.
    - Yahoo! GeoCities for hosting the Fallout-Next website.
    - Taylor Keating (taykj@hotmail.com) forr giving info about
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    - Ken Blair (kablair@directvinternet.com) for giving info about
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    - Shane Anderson (DragonKatt@msn.com) for information pertaining to Goris.
    - Devon Morrison (prisnr2436@aol.com) for tips on the character creation guide.
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      of the hy-mag via reactor terminal
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