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Ellie Perkins is the secretary of private investigator Nick Valentine, operating out of the Valentine Detective Agency located in Diamond City in 2287.


Ellie grew up in Goodneighbor, missing it as she now works at the Valentine Detective Agency in Diamond City as the secretary of Nick Valentine.[1]

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
Essential: Icon check
  • Always
Companion: Icon cross
Perk: Icon cross
Merchant: Icon cross
Doctor: Icon cross
Rents bed/room: Icon cross
Starts quests: Icon check
Involved in quests: Icon check

Other interactionsEdit

During conversation, four speech checks are available. For first (asking for help) CHR 6 is sufficient. For second (asking for 125 caps) CHR 6. For third (asking for 150 caps) CHR 7 is required. For fourth (asking for 200 caps) CHR 7.



There is evidence that both Earl Sterling and Doc Crocker have infatuations for Ellie though the former was more upfront about it to the point Ellie herself picked it up.[2]


Ellie Perkins appears only in Fallout 4.

Behind the scenesEdit

Ellie Perkins is a reference to Effie Perrine, Sam Spade's secretary from several stories by author Dashiell Hammet.


  1. Ellie Perkin's dialogue: I grew up in Goodneighbor. I'm sure you've been? You get used to seeing people from all walks of life. I miss it sometimes.
  2. Ellie Perkins' dialogue: "You know, I always got the sense Earl was interested in me... figures he'd be the one to run off."

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