Gametitle-VBThe following is based on Van Buren and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

The Devil Dog is a special dog found around Hangdog Village and a possible companion of the Prisoner in 2253.


Devil Dog is a mutant dog worshiped by the Blackfoots. The Hangdogs want you to either tame or kill him, although they would rather see him killed. If you have a high Outdoorsman skill and tasty food, you can tame him. He is also sick with a rabies-like disease, making him aggressive and highly hostile. If you cure him before you tame him, he will wander away from the Blackfoot territory. He may also be encountered later in the game.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
Companion: Icon check
  • Permanent
New Plague Carrier: Icon cross
Merchant: Icon cross
Doctor: Icon cross
Starts quests: Icon cross
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Effects of player's actionsEdit

If you tame him first before curing him, he gets sicker and sicker until he dies. The Hangdogs want to use him for breeding to have his bloodline in the Hangdogs' dogs. He has an evil spirit that brings bad luck to the tribe, which is why they call him the "Devil Dog" and would prefer him killed.


Devil Dog's real name is Dances With Wolves, this becomes known if the dog is spawned with console commands.


Devil Dog has not appeared nor is he mentioned in any published game. He was to appear only in Van Buren, the canceled Fallout 3 by Black Isle Studios.


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