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Name's Billy Creel. You call me Billy, all right? I know Megaton looks more like a boneyard than a town, but it ain't all bad.

Billy Creel is one of the inhabitants of Megaton in 2277.

Background

Billy grew up foraging in the wasteland and was eventually hired on to protect caravans. Life was nothing but profit and survival until he came across Maggie. After killing the raiders who had massacred Maggie's parents, he took her under his wing. He brought Maggie to Megaton. When they arrived, he helped fend off a raider attack on the city and was given the house of a settler who was shot in the attack. There are a few around town who say that Billy was the one behind the bullet that bought him his place in Megaton.[1]

Colin Moriarty, on the other hand, has his own thoughts on Billy Creel. According to what can be found on his terminal, he suspects Billy Creel killed Maggie's parents himself and kept the girl as a "trophy."[2] Moriarty also describes him as a "Nuka-Cola swilling prick," which suggests that Billy does not drink alcohol.

Relationships

Billy does not have any known biological family, but he considers Maggie to be his own daughter after rescuing her from raiders. Colin Moriarty is not very fond of him.

If the Lone Wanderer maintains a good Karma level, Billy is friendly with them.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character drops an ear when killed (Contract Killer).

Inventory

Notable quotes

  • "Name's Billy Creel. You call me Billy, all right? I know Megaton looks more like a boneyard than a town, but it ain't all bad."
  • "Hooo weee! Look at you! Now I haven't seen one of those Vault jumpsuits in, wow, a LONG time. Pretty damn good condition, too!"
  • "Megaton is the best little town you'll find in the Capital Wasteland. Don't let anyone tell you different. Strong walls, strong people, and strong booze. We've got everything you need to make a life these days."

Appearances

Billy Creel appears only in Fallout 3.

Behind the scenes

FB8 deco 301 color.pngThe following is based on unverified behind the scenes information and is speculative and may not be accurate.

Billy Creel's safe combination is 15 16 23 42, a reference to the series of numbers in the TV show, Lost.

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Bugs

Icon pc.png Icon ps3.png Icon xbox360.png Like all Megaton characters, Billy might go missing or turn up dead. See recovering missing NPC in Fallout 3 on how to resolve this issue. [verified]

References

  1. Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.62: Billy Creel
    "Billy grew up foraging in the Wasteland and was eventually hired on to protect caravans. Life was nothing but profit and survival until he came across Maggie. After killing the raiders who had massacred Maggie's parents, he took her under his wing. He brought Maggie to Megaton and helped fend off a Raider attack. He was given the house of a settler who was shot in the attack. There are a few around town who say that Billy was the one behind the bullet that bought him his place in Megaton."
    (Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition Wasteland Census)
  2. Megaton terminal entries#Moriarty's terminal
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