Hoff is sarcastic and pessimistic about humanity's survival, while he likes to think that he helps to light the burden of humanity during its final years.[Pub 1] He refers to himself as "the good doctor" on occasion.
|This character is involved in quests.
|This character is a merchant.
|This character can repair items.
|Repair cap: 791
1 After second investment.
|10mm Submachine Gun
|Schematics - Nuka Grenade
|Doc Hoff's supply key
- He is traveling the Capital Wasteland and may be encountered at locations along his trade route, which leads him through Canterbury Commons, Temple of the Union, Agatha's House, Paradise Falls, Arefu, Evergreen Mills, Megaton, and Rivet City.
- Despite his name, he does not offer any form of medical treatment like regular doctors do.
- Agatha mentions him in her radio broadcasts.
- With the Point Lookout add-on installed, he sells refined punga fruit and wild punga fruit.
- "Let's see what the good doctor has in his magic bag, shall we?"
- "Here to see the good doctor? Excellent."
- "Tell me what you need, and maybe I've got your fix."
Doc Hoff appears in Fallout 3.
- Take it Back! He is almost always killed instantly by Liberty Prime, and his body can be very difficult to find with all the dead Enclave soldiers. Fortunately, his corpse will take more time to disappear, making him easier to locate if you wait about five to seven days after you finish the mission. Doc Hoff can appear at the Jefferson Memorial during the time of the quest
- When starting a new game, it is possible that Doc Hoff will spawn without his pack brahmin and caravan guard.
- moveto.player 63c06 moveto.player 522bc1 Sometimes Doc Hoff and his guard will be separated from his pack brahmin and make rounds separately. One way to fix this is by finding the separated brahmin and using two console commands to move Doc and his guard to your position near the brahmin:
- Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p. 69: Doc Hoff
"Hoff is a cynic who makes bleak comments about humanity's chances of survival. Meanwhile, he knows that no buyer will stop purchasing from him, because they either need the medicine or are addicted to the chemicals. He likes to think that, in his own way, he's helping to ease humanity's suffering in its dying years."
(Fallout 3 Official Game Guide/Wasteland Census)