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This page lists all quests in Fallout 3.
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Achievements and trophies

Every quest which appears in your Pip-Boy grants an achievement (on the Xbox 360 and PC) or a trophy (on the PlayStation 3) upon completion. Unmarked quests do not provide achievements/trophies, but can provide karma (good or bad), caps, or other items.

Tutorial quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
Baby Steps Vault 101 Dad 5 points to add to your SPECIALs 0 - 00014e83
Growing Up Fast Vault 101 Dad Pip-Boy 3000, Grognak the Barbarian, BB Gun, 50 BBs 10 Bronze 00014e84 Image:01 Vault 101 Citizenship Award.png
Future Imperfect Vault 101 Dad Add 15 points to 3 skills. 10 Bronze 00014e85 Image:02 The G.O.A.T. Whisperer.png

Main quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
Escape! Vault 101 Amata Access to the Wasteland 20 Bronze 00014e86 Image:03 Escape!.png
Following in His Footsteps Megaton Colin Moriarty Clue to Dad's location 20 Bronze 00014e87 Image:04 Following in His Footsteps.png
Galaxy News Radio Galaxy News Radio (station)

Museum of Technology
Washington Monument

Three Dog Clue to Dad's location or weapon stash 20 Bronze 00014e88 Image:05 Galaxy News Radio.png
Scientific Pursuits Rivet City Three Dog in Galaxy News Radio
or Doctor Li in Rivet City
Clue to Dad's location 20 Bronze 00014e89 Image:06 Scientific Pursuits.png
Tranquility Lane Vault 112 Robobrain in Vault 112 Reunited with Dad 20 Bronze 00014e8a Image:07 Tranquility Lane.png
The Waters of Life Jefferson Memorial Dad Access to the Citadel
Power Armor Training
20 Bronze 00014e8b Image:08 The Waters of Life.png
Picking up the Trail Citadel

Little Lamplight

Elder Lyons The location of all vaults
Access to Vault 87
20 Bronze 00014e8c Image:09 Picking up the Trail.png
Rescue from Paradise Little Lamplight

Paradise Falls

MacCready or Sammy Access to Little Lamplight 20 Bronze 00014e8d Image:10 Rescue from Paradise.png
Finding the Garden of Eden Vault 87

Raven Rock

Scribe Rothchild Access to Raven Rock 20 Bronze 00014e8e Image:11 Finding the Garden of Eden.png
The American Dream Raven Rock


President Eden Power Armor & Power Helmet or
Recon Armor & Recon Armor Helmet
20 Bronze 00014e8f Image:12 The American Dream.png
Take it Back! Citadel

Jefferson Memorial

Elder Lyons Control of Project Purity/ End of Game
(unless Broken Steel is downloaded)
40 Silver 00014e91 Image:13 Take it Back!.png

Main quests with names in italics can be skipped through a speech check. This is the only way to skip Galaxy News Radio (other than through unintentional glitches), though Rescue from Paradise can also be skipped through use of Child at Heart to convince MacCready to let the player into Little Lamplight. Both quests can then be completed as a side quest at any time.

All quests up to Tranquility Lane can be skipped by finding and entering Vault 112. Doing so may cause some bugs and glitches.

Side quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
Big Trouble in Big Town Big Town Anyone in the town 300 XP and medical Supplies, around 200-500 Caps 20 Bronze 00014e94 Image:14 Big Trouble in Big Town.png
The Superhuman Gambit Canterbury Commons Uncle Roe 200 Caps, 400 Caps, or 600 Caps,
Ant's Sting or Protectron's Gaze
20 Bronze 00014e95 Image:15 The Superhuman Gambit.png
Wasteland Survival Guide Megaton Moira Brown The Wasteland Survival Guide, Survival Expert, and various smaller rewards for each mission and chapter or Dream Crusher 20 Bronze 00014e96 Image:16 The Wasteland Survival Guide.png
Those! Grayditch Bryan Wilks Ant Might or Ant Sight & Lesko's Lab Coat 20 Bronze 00014e97 Image:17 Those!.png
The Nuka-Cola Challenge Girdershade Sierra Petrovita 1200 Caps, and Schematics - Nuka Grenade, or 2400 Caps 20 Bronze 00014e98 Image:18 The Nuka-Cola Challenge.png
Head of State Temple of the Union Hannibal Hamlin Schematics - Dart Gun, 300-400 XP 20 Bronze 00014e99 Image:19 Head of State.png
The Replicated Man Rivet City Dr. Zimmer 50 Caps or A3-21's Plasma Rifle or Wired Reflexes 20 Bronze 00014e9b Image:20 The Replicated Man.png
Blood Ties Megaton


Lucy West Schematics - Shishkebab

Hematophage (Optional)

20 Bronze 00014e9c Image:21 Blood Ties.png
Oasis Oasis Harold Path 1 = Barkskin
Path 2 =Linden's Outcast Power Armor, Poplar's Hood
Path 3 =Missile Launcher, Maple's Garb
20 Bronze 0002a274 Image:22 Oasis.png
The Power of the Atom Megaton

Tenpenny Tower

Lucas Simms


Simms Path: My Megaton House and 100 Caps, 500 Caps, or Good Karma
Burke Path: Tenpenny Tower Suite, 500 or 1000 Caps and Bad Karma
20 Bronze 00014e9e Image:23 The Power of the Atom.png
Tenpenny Tower Tenpenny Tower Gustavo

Roy Phillips

500 Caps & 10mm SMG or 700 Caps & Chinese Assault Rifle or Ghoul Mask 20 Bronze 00014e9f Image:24 Tenpenny Tower.png
Strictly Business Paradise Falls Grouse 250 Caps for each of the 4 targets and Bad Karma 20 Bronze 00014ea0 Image:25 Strictly Business.png
You Gotta Shoot 'Em in the Head Underworld Mister Crowley Path 1: 400 Caps
Path 2: T-51b Power Armor
20 Bronze 00014ea1 Image:26 You Gotta Shoot 'Em in the Head.png
Stealing Independence Rivet City Abraham Washington 400 Caps, Schematics - Railway Rifle or Bad Karma 20 Bronze 00014ea2 Image:27 Stealing Independence.png
Trouble on the Homefront Vault 101 Vault 101 Distress Signal Modified Utility Jumpsuit

Banishment from Vault 101

20 Bronze 00014ea3 Image:28 Trouble on the Homefront.png
Agatha's Song Agatha's House Agatha Agatha's Station and Blackhawk. 20 Bronze 00014ea4 Image:29 Agatha's Song.png
Reilly's Rangers Underworld Reilly Ranger Body Armor or Eugene 20 Bronze 00014ea5 Image:30 Reilly's Rangers.png

Unmarked quests

Aside from the major quests listed above, there are a number of minor ones that are not listed as quests in your Pip-Boy. They don't count as achievements or trophies either.

Name Location(s) Given by Reward
300 Pieces of Silver Megaton Colin Moriarty Varies, at most 500 Caps.
A Manhandled Manservant Rockopolis Argyle's Corpse Key to Dashwood's Safe
A Nice Day for a Right Wedding Rivet City Angela Staley Good Karma
A Sticky Situation Little Lamplight Sticky Caps
Bittercup Runneth Over Big Town Bittercup Various items
Biwwy's Wazer Wifle Little Lamplight Biwwy Wazer Wifle
Bully the Bully Little Lamplight Princess Bad Karma
Caching in with Three Dog Galaxy News Radio Three Dog Guns and Bullets, Mini Nuke, Stealth Boy, Assault Rifle, Leveled Armor
Cherry's Freedom Dukov's Place Cherry Good Karma
Council Seat Rivet City Bannon Schematics - Deathclaw Gauntlet, shop discount, shop price increase
Economics of Violence Paradise Falls Pronto 20% discount at the Lock and Load and a better shop inventory
Election Day Republic of Dave Dave 25 Caps (possibly Ol' Painless)
Gallows Humor Citadel Paladin Kodiak 1000 Caps
Grady's Package Marigold Station Grady's Corpse Naughty Nightwear
High Plains Drifter Dickerson Tabernacle Chapel Drifter Reservist's Rifle, location of Oasis
Hired Help The Ninth Circle, Underworld Ahzrukhal Charon as your companion
Jiggs' Loot Museum of Technology Prime (via a terminal) 500 Caps, Xuanlong Assault Rifle
John's Treasure Box Random Encounter (key and note?) 3 Books
JP Stash Note Sewer (metro) holodisk Ammo, Grenades, Book
Just for the Taste of It Nuka-Cola Factory Winger Mercier 250/400 Caps, (Ledoux's Hockey Mask)
Keller Family Refuge North of VAPL-58 Power Station A Keller Family Transcript Experimental MIRV, 5 Mini Nukes, Random Loot
Leo's Drug Habit Megaton Doc Church or Mister Burke Good Karma, Med Stash, XP
Light-Fingers Hargrave Rivet City James Hargrave Ammo
Lincoln's Profit Margins Museum of History Abraham Washington, Hannibal Hamlin, Leroy Walker Caps
Merchant Empire Canterbury Commons Uncle Roe Improved inventories and repair abilities for Caravan Merchants, Crow's Eyebot Helmet, Mini Nuke, Stimpaks, Stealth Boys
Our Little Secret Andale Old Man Harris Good Karma, some loot
Overdose Rivet City Paulie Cantelli Bad Karma
Reign of Grelok Hubris Comics Terminal None
Rube's Gold Ribbon Gold Ribbon Grocers Entering the Store Nikola Tesla and You, Tumblers Today, Missiles, Mini-Nuke
Searching for Cheryl L'Enfant South Finding the burial mound Mini Nuke, various loot
Slave Hunt Rivet City Mei Wong Good Karma and/or location of the Temple of the Union
Suicide Watch Rivet City Mister Lopez Good or Bad Karma
The Kid-Kidnapper Paradise Falls Eulogy Jones Boogeyman's Hood
The Lost Initiate Falls Church Paladin Hoss 250 XP, 100 Caps (if asked)
The Preacher Seward Square Approaching the preacher Mini Nukes, Frag Mines
The Runaways Rivet City James Hargrave Good Karma
Ticking Timebomb Big Town Timebomb Lucky 8 Ball, Caps
Treatment Megaton Walter Caps or Good Karma, and XP.
Worst. Doctor. Ever Citadel Sawbones Medical storage health and Chems

Repeatable quests

Some characters want specific items. These can be repeatedly given for xp, caps or Karma.

Name Location(s) Given by Require Reward
Church Donations Megaton, Rivet City Confessor Cromwell, Mother Maya, Father Clifford Caps 1 point of Karma for each cap
Collecting Holotags The Citadel Scribe Jameson Brotherhood Holotag 100 Caps and 25 XP per Holotag
Fungus Deal Little Lamplight Lucy, Eclair Buffout, Strange Meat Cave Fungus
Geomapping with Reilly Ranger Compound Reilly Pip-Boy 3000 locations 30 Caps per location
I Want to Drink Your Blood Meresti Station Vance Blood Pack 15 caps per blood pack
Mississippi Quantum Pie Girdershade Sierra Petrovita Nuka-Cola Quantum, Vodka, Flour Mississippi Quantum Pie
Murphy's Bombing Run Northwest Seneca Station Murphy Sugar Bombs 15 Caps per box, 30 with persuasion; eventually he will sell Ultrajet to you (one per 8 boxes).
Nectar Collecting for Fun and Profit Grayditch Lesko Fire Ant Nectar 40 Caps per sample
Ryan Briggs' Wondermeat Jury St. Station Wonder Meat Maker Mole Rat Meat, Wonderglue Mole Rat Wonder Meat
Strictly Profitable Paradise Falls Grouse Slaves Caps
The Outcast Collection Agent Fort Independence Protector Casdin Power Armor, Scrap Metal, Energy Weapons, Sensor Module 5.56mm Rounds, Frag Grenades, Rad Away, or Stimpaks. Access to Fort Independence
This Old House Underworld Winthrop Scrap Metal Trade 5 pieces of Scrap Metal for a Stimpack, Rad-X, or Rad Away
Walter's Scrap Metal Megaton Walter Scrap Metal 10 Caps or Karma and XP for each piece of Scrap Metal you bring to Walter, available after completing Treatment
Water Beggars Outside Megaton, Rivet City and Tenpenny Tower Micky, Carlos, Willy Purified Water Good Karma
Yearning for Learning Arlington Library Brotherhood of Steel Pre-War Book 100 Caps and 10 XP per Book
Zip's Nuka Fix Little Lamplight Zip Nuka-Cola Various items (usually one 10mm bullet per Nuka-Cola)

Add-on quests

Quests which appear in the add-ons.


Operation: Anchorage

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
Aiding the Outcasts Bailey's Crossroads Outcast Distress Signal 100 XP 20 Silver xx0009be Image:Aiding the Outcasts.png
The Guns of Anchorage Anchorage Reclamation simulation

(Outcast Outpost)

Sgt. Benjamin Montgomery 100 XP 20 Silver xx0009bf Image:The Guns of Anchorage.png
Paving the Way Anchorage Reclamation simulation

(Outcast Outpost)

General Chase 100 XP 20 Silver xx0009c0 Image:Paving the Way.png
Operation: Anchorage! Anchorage Reclamation simulation

(Outcast Outpost)

General Chase See
Operation: Anchorage (quest)
40 Gold xx0014f6 Image:Operation Anchorage.png

The Pitt

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
Into the Pitt Radio Tower

Train Tunnel

Wernher 100 XP 20 Silver xx00108c Image:Into the Pitt.png
Unsafe Working Conditions Steelyard

The Mill
The Hole

Midea 150 XP, Auto Axpert, Pitt Fighter, various weapons and armor 20 Silver xx00108b Image:Unsafe Working Conditions.png
Free Labor Haven

Wernher's Hideout

Krenshaw 150 XP, Ashur's Power Armor, Booster Shot, access to the Ammo Press 40 Gold xx00108d Free Labor.png

Unmarked quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Repeatable Image
Mill Worker Steelyard Everett Various weapons and armors 20 Silver no Image:Mill Worker.png
Find Wild Bill Downtown


Milly Wild Bill's Sidearm, Stimpaks - - no -
Toys for Tots Downtown




30 caps for every Teddy Bear - - yes -

Broken Steel

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
Death From Above Citadel

Rockland Car Tunnel
Satellite Relay Station

Owyn Lyons 1300 XP 30 Silver xx000802 File:Death_From_Above.png
Shock Value Citadel

Old Olney S. Wilson Building
Olney Powerworks

Paladin Tristan 1400 XP 30 Silver xx000afd File:Shock_Value.png
Who Dares Wins Citadel

Presidential Metro
Adams Air Force Base

Paladin Tristan 1500 XP 30 Gold xx0011ad File:Who_Dares_Wins.png

Side quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Quest ID
Holy Water Jefferson Memorial

Holy Light Monastery

Scribe Bigsley 100 XP, 300 Caps xx004c75
Protecting the Water Way Jefferson Memorial

Rivet City
Wilhelm's Wharf

Scribe Bigsley 100 XP, Various weapons and armors. xx003b42
The Amazing Aqua Cura! Museum of History

Jefferson Memorial
Museum Authority Building

Scribe Bigsley 100 XP xx003b67

Unmarked quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Repeatable
Fatal Attraction Presidential Metro

La Maison Beauregard

Sorry, My Darling holotape All-Nighter Nightwear, Lag-Bolt's Combat Armor, Lag-Bolt's Shades no
Some Assembly Required Citadel Scribe Rothchild 100 Caps, 25 XP per Camera
75 Caps, 10 XP per Sensor Module
Mutant Blood Samples Citadel Paladin Tristan 50 Caps, 10 XP per sample yes

Point Lookout

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
The Local Flavor Riverboat Landing

Duchess Gambit
Calvert Mansion

Notification Superior Defender 20 Silver xx005846 File:The Local Flavor.png
Walking with Spirits Ark & Dove Cathedral

Sacred Bog Entrance

Desmond 300 XP
Punga Power!
20 Silver xx005847 File:Walking with Spirits.png
Hearing Voices Ark & Dove Cathedral

Calvert Mansion
Wrecked Seatub

Desmond - - xx005848
Thought Control Calvert Mansion


Desmond - - xx005849
A Meeting of the Minds Calvert Mansion


Desmond Microwave Emitter 20 Gold xx00584a
File:A Meeting of the Minds.png

Side quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Quest ID
A Spoonful of Whiskey Marguerite's Shack Marguerite 300 Caps
50 XP
6 Moonshine
An Antique Land USS Ozymandias (Point Lookout) Bysshe Energy Partners terminal 50 XP
Expedition supplies
Bio-Gas Canisters
Plik's Safari Coastal Grotto (Point Lookout) Plik 100 XP
The Dismemberer
The Dark Heart of Blackhall Blackhall Manor Obadiah Blackhall 1000 Caps or Good Karma
100 XP
The Velvet Curtain Homestead Motel (Point Lookout) Terminal in room 1D Backwater Rifle

350 XP


Unmarked quests

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Repeatable
Lost Daughter Ferry Dock

Ark & Dove Cathedral

Catherine 10 Refined Pungas
300 Bottle caps
Lighting the Lighthouse Lighthouse

Truck Wreckage

Holotape Note none no

Mothership Zeta

Name Location(s) Given by Reward Achievement points Trophy Quest ID Image
Not of This World Holding Cells

Engineering Core

Notification 300 XP 20 Silver xx000802 Image:Not of This World.png
Among the Stars Engineering Core

Cryo Lab
Cryo Storage
Robot Assembly
Decompression Chamber
Space Walk
Observation Deck

Sally 300 XP 20 Silver xx000803 Image:Among the Stars.png
This Galaxy Ain't Big Enough... Observation Deck

Weapons Lab
Experimentation Lab
Biological Research
Death Ray Hub
Death Ray Control
Living Quarters

Sally 600 XP
Captain's Sidearm
40 Gold xx000804 Image:This Galaxy Ain't Big Enough....png

See also

This article uses material from the "Fallout 3 quests" article on the Fallout wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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