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For the Fallout: New Vegas character, see The Lonesome Drifter.

The Drifter is a hostile wastelander who can be found in Dickerson Tabernacle Chapel in 2277.


The Drifter was cast out from the Treeminders long ago, and forced to eke out an existence hunting mutated wildlife and stealing from hapless wastelanders. Due to the yao guai prowling the vicinity, the Drifter has wisely decided to snipe from the safety of a high spire, where he dimly remembers his time with Harold's friends.[1]

He carries the unique Reservist's rifle.

Daily scheduleEdit

The Drifter spends his days standing guard on the chapel's top floor attacking anything that gets close.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

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This character drops a finger when killed (Lawbringer).

Other interactionsEdit

The Drifter is located on the top floor of the chapel and will attack the player character once they reach the building.



  • The Drifter aims his weapon using the eyepatched eye, which is useless since the eye is covered.
  • The Drifter is one of the few named characters who wear eye patches, the others being Split Jack, Junders Plunkett, Billy Creel, and Wernher.


The Drifter appears only in Fallout 3.



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