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That's close enough. Keep your hands where I can see them.

Armitage, unit designation S3-47, is an android assigned as the bodyguard of Dr. Zimmer found in Rivet City in the year 2277.

Background

Armitage is Zimmer's imposing bodyguard, a quiet individual. He will defend Zimmer to the death. Armitage is actually an android, or synth, much like the replicant. Armitage has the same schedule as Zimmer; he sleeps in the same room and eats the same food - not because he has to, but because he has been programmed to replicate human behavior as closely as possible.[1]

Armitage is one of Dr. Zimmer's many androids, created in 2242 at the Institute in the Commonwealth, a region to the north of the Capital Wasteland that was once Massachusetts. His true identity can be revealed in a conversation with Zimmer or by killing him, upon which Armitage drops an android component.

Daily schedule

Armitage will stay standing next to Zimmer until the quest The Replicated Man is completed.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character is essential. Essential characters cannot be killed.
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This character drops a finger when killed (Lawbringer).
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This character is involved in quests.

Quests

Inventory

Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Merc adventurer outfit Laser pistol Zimmer's key Android component

Notes

  • Despite his status as an android, and his claim that he could "break your neck like a chicken bone," he is no more durable than the average human.
  • If he is killed, one of only four android components in the game can be found on his body (of the other three, one is on Zimmer, one is given to the Lone Wanderer by Victoria Watts, and one is on Pinkerton).
  • Killing Zimmer before he tries to leave with Harkness in The Replicated Man quest will result in Armitage living forever in the Rivet City market.
  • He can be killed with no loss of Karma, and killing him with Harkness' permission will not cause Rivet City's security to turn hostile toward the player character.

Notable quotes

Appearances

Armitage appears only in Fallout 3.

References

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