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Cargo Hold

inside: Mothership Zeta
connects to: Engineering Core
Research Lab

Reid Underwood's Terminal (A) and Safe (B) locations highlighted.

The Cargo Hold is a location onboard Mothership Zeta.



The Cargo Hold is accessible through a door on the East side of the Engineering Core just south of the door to the Hangar

The Cargo Hold is an area of the ship which the player character does not have to visit in order to complete the storyline of Mothership Zeta, but due to the wide variety of items housed on its floors and shelves, is a worthwhile visit. A unique and potent variant of the Plasma Pistol, the MPLX Novasurge, is obtained here.

The Cargo Hold appears to be where the aliens store and catalog technology abducted from the Earth, from empty soda bottles to missile launchers. This huge cache of familiar tech, weaponry, and clutter from the game proper is guarded by Guardian Drones and Alien Turrets.

It consists of a large conveyor belt, walkways, and a disposal area. Additionally, the cleanest bathtub in the game is located here.


The cargo hold is a huge cache full of treasure: both valuable and not-so-valuable.


Southwest Area

First Area on the Right

Second Area on the Right

(Note that this area is only accessible from the catwalk)

All items found here are in perfect condition

Conveyor Belt

Waste Disposal

Not to be confused with the named sub-level of the Maintenance Level, Waste Disposal, this corner of the Cargo Hold is where the aliens discard examined material by disintegrating it in an electrified chute. East of the chute is Underwood's Safe, unlockable via Reid Underwood's Terminal (see above).


  • This is one of many areas of the ship that will be INACCESSIBLE after the player has completed the main (This Galaxy Ain't Big Enough...) quest.
  • Sometimes Reid Underwood's terminal does not unlock his safe, making it impossible to get the MPLX Novasurge. (Xbox 360)
  • Various items can be seen being dropped into the electrified pit including live Brahmin and Yao Guai.


This location is only accessible in the Fallout 3 add-on Mothership Zeta.

Mothership Zeta (add-on)

This article uses material from the "Cargo Hold" article on the Fallout wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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