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5 Ways to Play: Fallout 4 (Part 3)

January 6, 2019 by Josh | JustASorcerer
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Hey guys! This will be the third and final part of my 5 Ways to Play series covering Fallout 4. I’ve focused these builds heavily on roleplay and aesthetics rather than stats and equipment like in my previous entries. However, that doesn’t mean they aren’t viable at all! Here’s a link to Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them!

#1 – The Legend of the Sea


Description: This build is for anyone wanting that post-apocalyptic fisherman vibe. You role play a merc known for particular proficiency when it comes to hunting Sea monsters. Like Captain Ahab himself, your true prize is only the biggest game, the NukaLurk Queen!

Key Perks: Aqua Boy, Rifleman, Heavy Gunner

Suggested Weapons: Reba II, Admiral’s Friend, The Fish Catcher.

Suggested Armor: Legend of the Harbour, Captain’s Hat, Exterminator’s armor pieces

Companions: Old Longfellow

S.P.E.C.I.A.L Focus: Strength, Perception & Endurance


#2 – The Mechanist


Description: This one is for robot enthusiasts, the antagonist of Automatron, and Hero of Canterbury Commons. You Role Play the Mechanist. You can play them either as the hero or villain, terrorising local settlements with robot onslaughts.

Key Perks: Robotic’s Expert, Science!, Refractor, Inspirational

Suggested Weapons: Protectron’s Gaze, Assaultron Blade, Tesla Rifle

Suggested Armor: Mechanist’s Armor, Mechanist’s Helmet, Troubleshooter’s Armor pieces.

Companions: Codsworth or Robot Curie

S.P.E.C.I.A.L Focus: Perception, Charisma & Intelligence


#3 – The Spacegirl


Description: Remember Jason Bright and his followers from New Vegas? Imagine for a moment that you are one of those followers and you missed the bus. You role play a ghoul space cadet desperately trying to get home.

Key Perks: Ghoulish, Solar-Powered, Gunslinger, Lead Belly

Suggested Weapons: Alien Blaster, Thirst Zapper

Suggested Armor: Nuka Girl Outfit, Space Suit.

Companions: Strong or Hancock

S.P.E.C.I.A.L Focus: Endurance & Intelligence


#4 – The Silver Shroud

20190105115605_1Description: The ever-enigmatic Character that is the silver shroud has such an impact on the commonwealth that you can actually role play in-game! Your dialogue options change while in costume! Go have fun!

Key Perks: Commando, Mister Sandman, Sneak, Action Boy.

Suggested Weapons: Silver Submachine Gun.

Suggested Armor: Silver Shroud Outfit & Silver Shroud Hat, Patrolman Sunglasses

Companions: None

S.P.E.C.I.A.L Focus: Agility & Charisma


#5 – The Zombie Surgeon


Description: This build comes from a personal favourite of mine, your true zombie slaying, shotgun slinging badass. You role play a man with one heck of a grudge against ghouls, seek them out and annihilate them.

Key Perks: Rifleman, Gun Nut, Rad Resistance.

Suggested Weapons: Double Barrel Shotgun, Le Fusil Terible. Look for “ghoul-slayer” legendary effects where possible.

Suggested Armor: Brotherhood Combat armor. Airship Captain’s Hat. Look for “ghoul-slayer” legendary effects where possible.

Companions: Paladin Danse

S.P.E.C.I.A.L Focus: Perception & Endurance


Bonus Build – Hell’s Granny


Description: Ok this one’s just for fun but how amazing would it be to terrorise the commonwealth with a rampaging Grandma and her Rolling Pin? I also find it hilarious that this feeble old lady has 10+ Strength 😂

Key Perks: Big Leagues, Blacksmith, Rooted.

Suggested Weapons: Rolling Pin, Walking Cane

Suggested Armor: Laundered Pink Dress

Companions: Cait

S.P.E.C.I.A.L Focus: Strength & Endurance


So that’s it folks! Like I said earlier this will probably be the last entry to the series, I really enjoy Fallout 4 but doing any more builds for it would squeeze the fun out of it for me. As always I hope you found this article entertaining and helpful! Let me know what you think by leaving a comment! A like would also be super appreciated! Thanks for reading!

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