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Fallout 4
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Nathan Garvin, Greg Wright
Editor(s): Claire Farnworth
First Published: 16-12-2015 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 10-09-2020 / 02:28 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 24-09-2020 / 03:10 GMT

Prefabs

Name Materials Needed Prerequisites Notes
Floor and Roof Wood (10), Steel (10) - Basic structure.
Wall and Roof Wood (12), Steel (10) - Basic structure.
Hallway Wood (12), Steel (10) - Basic structure.
Hallway End Wood (14), Steel (10) - Basic structure.
Corner Wood (15), Steel (12) - Basic structure.
Wall and Roof Wood (16), Steel (10) - Basic structure.
Corner Wood (20), Steel (13) - Basic structure.
Small Shack Wood (30), Steel (20) - Completed building.
Large Shack Wood (40), Steel (20) - Completed building.

Floors

Name Materials Needed Prerequisites Notes
Shack Floor Wood (7), Steel (2) - Standard floor.
Shack Foundation Wood (12), Concrete (3) - Used to level uneven ground.
Shack Foundation Wood (12), Steel (3) - Used to level uneven ground.
Shack Stairwell Wood (12), Steel (3) - Two floors connected by stairs.
Shack Upper Floor Wood (8), Steel (2) - Double-thickness floor.
Floor - Small Wood (3), Steel (1) - Small floor tile.
Floor - Small Wood (3), Steel (1) - Small floor tile.
Floor - Small Wood (3), Steel (1) - Small floor tile.
Floor - Small Wood (3), Steel (1) - Small floor tile.
Floor - Small Wood (3), Steel (1) - Small floor tile.

Walls

Name Materials Needed Prerequisites Notes
Shack Wall - Doorway Wood (5), Steel (3) - Includes slight overhang.
Shack Wall - Outer Cap Wood (4), Steel (9) - Includes slight overhang.
Shack Wall - Corner Wood (12), Steel (8) - Large, open corner piece.
Shack Wall - Corner Wood (5), Steel (8) - Small, covered corner piece.
Shack Wall - Corner Wood (6), Steel (3) - Small, covered corner piece.
Shack, Wall and Roof Wood (5), Steel (4) - Narrow, covered structure.
Shack, Wall and Roof Wood (4), Steel (4), Cloth (2) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall Wood (8), Steel (4) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall Wood (8), Steel (5) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall Wood (5), Steel (9) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall Wood (5), Steel (9) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall Wood (8), Steel (5) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall Wood (8), Steel (5) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall Wood (8), Steel (5) - Narrow, covered structure.
Name Materials Needed Prerequisites Notes
Wall Wood (5), Steel (9) - Narrow, covered structure.
Wall - Corner Wood (7), Steel (3) - Small, covered corner piece.
Wall - Corner Wood (10), Steel (4) - Small, covered corner piece.
Wall - Corner Wood (10), Steel (4) - Small, covered corner piece.
Wall - Corner Wood (10), Steel (4) - Small, covered corner piece.
Wall - Corner Wood (7), Steel (3) - Small, covered corner piece.
Wall - Corner Wood (7), Steel (3) - Small, covered corner piece.
Wall - End Wood (4), Steel (1) - Narrow, uneven wall.
Wall - End Wood (4), Steel (1) - Narrow, uneven wall.
Wall - Small Wood (8), Steel (2) - Basic wall.
Wall - Small Wood (8), Steel (2) - Basic wall.
Wall - Small Wood (8), Steel (2) - Basic wall.
Wall - Small Wood (4), Steel (9) - Includes slight overhang.
Wall - Small Wood (4), Steel (9) - Includes slight overhang.

Roofs

Name Materials Needed Prerequisites Notes
Shack Roof Wood (3), Steel (6) - Flat roof.
Shack Roof Wood (5), Steel (2), Cloth (5) - Sloped roof.
Shack Roof Wood (4), Steel (6) - Sloped roof.
Shack Roof Wood (3), Steel (6) - Flat roof.
Shack Roof Wood (5), Steel (6) - Sloped roof.
Shack Roof Wood (4), Steel (2), Cloth (6) - Sloped roof.
Shack Roof Wood (4), Steel (6) - Sloped roof.
Shack Roof Wood (5), Steel (6) - Sloped roof.
Shack Roof Wood (5), Steel (6) - Sloped roof.

Stairs

Name Materials Needed Prerequisites Notes
Shack Stairs Wood (9), Steel (2) - Long set of stairs between two anchor points.
Stairs Wood (7), Steel (2) - Small set of stairs.
Stairs Wood (7), Steel (2) - Medium set of stairs.
Stairs Wood (7), Steel (2) - Long set of stairs.

Miscellaneous

Name Materials Needed Prerequisites Notes
Bridge Wood (6), Steel (2) - Narrow bridge.
Railing Wood (2), Steel (1) - Short railing.
Railing Wood (2), Steel (1) - Long railing.
Railing Wood (2), Steel (1) - Short railing.
Railing Wood (2), Steel (1) - Short railing.
Railing Wood (2), Steel (1) - Short railing.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    16 December 2015
  • Last Updated
    10 September 2020
  • Guide Author
    Nathan Garvin, Greg Wright

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It's just another day. Having just been accepted into Vault 111, you spend the morning with your family going about your daily routine. That is until alarms blare out, signalling a nuclear attack. You and your family sprint towards the Vault along with everyone else in the neighborhood just as a bomb explodes nearby. After surviving the blast, you are lowered into the Vault and enter cryosleep. Two hundred years pass and you awake to a world ravaged by nuclear war. You are the Sole Survivor and what awaits you is a mystery as you set out to conquer the Wasteland.

Our guide will be a complete companion while you journey through the wilds of Fallout 4. You can find a plethora of information including the following:

  • A start to finish walkthrough with every area in between covered.
  • Combat details, SPECIAL explanation and general gameplay information.
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  • All faction quests explained including the consequences of favoring one over the others.
  • Information on Settlements and items for construction.
  • Bobblehead locations, collectibles and full Trophy/Achievement guide.
  • Settlement Guide complete with how to set up and manage settlements, what perks are beneficial etc.
  • Companion chapter detailing each companion character, where to acquire them and the pros/cons of each.
  • A detailed Character Creation guide fully examining the best builds and what each perk does.
  • Automatron and Wasteland Workshop DLC information provided, including a full walkthrough for Automatron.
  • A complete walkthrough of the "Far Harbor" DLC complete with information on every side quest.

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