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Mysterious Stranger

FO76 publicteam xpd.pngFor the character, see Mysterious Stranger (character).

Mysterious Stranger is a perk in Fallout 2, Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4 and Fallout 76.


Fallout and Fallout 2

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Gameplay articles: Fallout, Fallout 2

The Mysterious Stranger will occasionally lend a hand in hostile random encounters. They can appear as either female or male, depending on the player character's sex.

Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

The Mysterious Stranger has a 10% chance to appear when using V.A.T.S, and is exclusively male in both games, as well as any subsequent games.

Fallout 4

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Gameplay article: Fallout 4

Increased chance of The Mysterious Stranger appearing in V.A.T.S., killing a single enemy instantly.

Fallout 76

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Gameplay article: Fallout 76

Increased chance of the Mysterious Stranger appearing when using V.A.T.S.

Fallout: The Roleplaying Game

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After spending a Luck point, Mysterious Strange appears to assist in combat.