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All random encounter nodes in Appalachia

 
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For backup of the old encounters page, see Fallout 76 random encounters/Descriptions.

While traveling throughout Appalachia, the player may experience random encounters at select locations. Random encounters take between 10-30 minutes to respawn.

Assault encounters

Assault encounters map
Mappalachia Assault encounters.jpg
Assault-type encounters
Anglers vs. Scorched
004FC060
All regions
Anglers vs. Super Mutants
004FC066
All regions
Ants vs. Settlers
0056A0BF
All regions
If successfully aided, any surviving settlers members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Assaultron vs. Raiders
0056AC44
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
BoS vs. Blood Eagles
005EFA81
Savage Divide, The Mire
BoS vs. Cultist
005EFA84
The Mire
BoS vs. Scorched
005EFA80
Savage Divide, Cranberry Bog
BoS vs. Super Mutant
005C8E8A
Savage Divide, The Mire
Deathclaw vs. Raiders
0056AC46
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
If successfully aided, any surviving raiders members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Deathclaw vs. Ants
0035EBFD
All regions
Deathclaw vs. Super Mutants
0035EC00
All regions
Feral ghouls vs. Super Mutants
0011CEC1
All regions
Floaters vs. Blood Eagles
005901C8
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Floaters vs. Cultists
005901C9
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Floaters vs. Scorched
005901CA
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Fog Crawlers vs. Scorched
004FC062
All regions
Ghouls vs. Raiders
0056AC45
All regions
If successfully aided, any surviving raiders members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Ghouls vs. Liberators
0035EBFA
All regions
Ghouls vs. Scorched
0035EBFE
All regions
Greaser Scorched vs. Radroaches Cut content
003B7D2D
All regions
Gulpers vs. Mirelurks
0035EC04
All regions
Gulpers vs. Scorched
004FC061
All regions
Gulpers vs. Super Mutants
004FC067
All regions
Liberators vs. Scorched
004FC064
All regions
Mirelurks vs. Settlers
0056A0BE
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
If successfully aided, any surviving settlers members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Mirelurks vs. Scorched
004FC063
All regions
Mirelurks vs. Super Mutants
004FC068
All regions
Mole Miners vs. Raiders
0056AC47
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
If successfully aided, any surviving raiders members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Mole Miners vs. Settlers
0056A0BD
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
If successfully aided, any surviving settlers members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Mole Miners vs. Scorched
004FC05F
All regions
Mole Miners vs. Super Mutants
004FC065
All regions
Mothman vs. Glowing One Cut content[verification needed]
00333851
All regions
Old Man vs. Critters
0056F035
All regions
Involves finding a Settler attacking a pack of possums. If one kills the possums, the Settler will remark that the possums had been bugging them for weeks, and the player will receive a small amount of Settler reputation.
Protectrons vs. Settlers
0056A0C1
All regions
If successfully aided, any surviving settlers members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Radscorpion vs. Raiders
0056AC41
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
If successfully aided, any surviving raiders members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Radscorpions vs. Super Mutants
004FC06B
All regions
Raiders attacking Settlers
0055DE89
All regions
If successfully aided, any member of the surviving faction will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Scorched Baseball vs. Yao Guai
003B8155
All regions
Scorched MegaSloth vs. Super Mutants
004FC069
All regions
Scorched vs. Raiders
0056AC42
All regions
If successfully aided, any surviving raiders members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Scorched vs. Robots
0004656B
All regions
Sentry Bot vs. Super Mutants
004FC06A
All regions
Sheepsquatch vs. Mole Miners
0045DF09
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Sheepsquatch vs. Scorched
0045DF08
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Sheepsquatch vs. Super Mutants
0045DF06
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Super Mutants vs. Deathclaw Cut content
0035EBF9
All regions
Super Mutants vs. Raiders
0056AC43
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
If successfully aided, any surviving raiders members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Super Mutants vs. Robots
0035EC03
All regions
Super Mutants vs. Scorched
0037F7DE
Cranberry Bog
Super Mutants vs. Scorched Cut content
0035EBFC
All regions
Ticks vs. Settlers
00569D82
All regions
If successfully aided, any surviving settlers members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Wendigo Colossus Assault
005901C7
All regions but only after a nuke
Wolves vs. Settlers
0056A0C0
All regions
If successfully aided, any surviving settlers members will award the player with a small amount of reputation.
Wolves vs. Megasloth
0035EC05
All regions
Yao Guai vs. Honey Beasts
00333850
All regions
Yao Guai vs. Super Mutants
0035EBF8
All regions

Camp encounters

Camp encounters map
Camp-type encounters
Aspiring Scribe
005C5F59
Ash Heap
BoS: Mother and Son Cut content
005CBE85
Amelia and her son, Michael, argue near a malfunctioning Brotherhood recruiter Protectron.
Campers
00586246
Commanding Officer and Lackey
00586249
Two former Army soldiers who previously resided in a Vault.
FO76WL RE Date Night.png
Couple on a Date
00586247
Two former Vault dwellers, Dino and Carla, are celebrating their 50th anniversary.
FO76WL Wandering Storyteller.png
Cryptid Stories:
• Flatwoods Monster
• Sheepsquatch
• Snallygaster

00571ACC
00571ACA
00571ACB

A wandering storyteller with two dogs offers tales concerning encounters with various cryptids.
Doctor Helping Raiders/Settlers
0056385E
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Former Bullies
0058624B
Bully's note is found among the corpses of two bullies.
Hostile Camp: Assaultrons
0058CEB8
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Hostile Camp: Blood Eagles
00569CC7
This random encounter has several variants, all of which feature hostile Blood Eagles. One variant features the Blood Eagles by themselves, or near deceased settlers or super mutants. There are also two variants featuring deceased Mothman cultists in the Blood Eagle camp, during which the Cultist's final pleas notes and/or the unique fancy glass junk items may be acquired.
Hostile Camp: Blood Eagles
0058CEA2
Hostile Camp: Blood Eagles
0058CEA9
Hostile Camp: Blood Eagles
0058CEB0
Hostile Camp: Blood Eagles
0058CEB5
Hostile Camp: Blood Eagles
0058CEA7
Hostile Camp: Cultists
0058CEA8
Involves finding three Cultist's scrawlings.
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Hostile Camp: Floaters
0058CEA6
Ash Heap, Cranberry Bog, The Mire, Savage Divide, Toxic Valley
A group of floaters guard the bodies of super mutants.
Hostile Camp: Ghouls
0058CEBE
Hostile Camp: Hounds
0058CEB6
Hostile Camp: Mole Miners
0058CEBF
Hostile Camp: Scorched
0058CEBD
Hostile Camp: Super Mutants, Hounds & Floaters
0058CEA3
FO76 RE camp hostilewolves.png
Hostile Camp: Wolves
0058CEBB
Any region
A pack of wolves scavenge the campsite of several slain settlers.
Hostile Camp: Yao Guai
0058CEBC
Returning Camper
0058D3B4
Involves finding four Camper's notes.
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Soldier with Techy
00586248
A scientist and an Army soldier remark about their partnership.
Super Mutants Admire Floater
0058624A
Two super mutants discussing the nature of their newfound floater ally.
Two Scientists
00586244
Two scientists studying mutations in the local wildlife and measuring environmental damage in the soil.
Undecided Newcomers
00562281
Help scavengers decide between the Foundation or the Crater.
FO76WL RE Scavenger Trader (Merchant Chems).png
Vendor:
 · Armor
 · Chem Dealer
 · Clinic
 · Clothing
 · Food
 · Miscellaneous
 · Weapons
0059192E
00562BA5
005913EF
00591935
00591931
00591937
0059193A

A scavenger trader, trader or traveling merchant offers to do business.
Note: If an ally is active, vendors may appear at a CAMP.

Object encounters

Object encounters map
Mappalachia Object encounters.jpg
Object-type encounters
Archaeologist Cut content[verification needed]
004844FD
The Forest
Excavation mound
Backwoodsman: Get Off My Lawn
0037E132
All regions
FO76 RE Blood Eagle Execution.png
Blood Eagle Settler Execution and Ambush
0056D1D8
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Two Settlers will be found tied to a refrigerator, surrounded by a group of Blood Eagles. One of the Blood Eagles has a missile launcher, which they will use to blow up the captured Settlers.
FO76 Brahmin needles attack.jpg
Brahmin Quill Attack
00402CBC
All regions
A dead brahmin with spoiled meat, three mysterious quills, and brahmin hide that can be looted.
FO76 Brotherhood Scribe (Brotherhood requisition order).jpg
Brotherhood Caravan Fallout 76 removed content
003099B3
Cranberry Bog
Brotherhood of Steel corpses scattered around a deceased caravan brahmin. They may be looted for apparel and a Brotherhood requisition order.
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Crashed Vertibird
00037F2E
All regions but only after a nuke
A crashed vertibird, with a variety of junk, healables and weapons.
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Crashed Vertibird with Feral Ghoul Crew
00008E69
All regions
A crashed vertibird, with a variety weapons, junk and aid items, surrounded by feral ghouls.
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Dead and Dismembered
004E1094
The Mire
Find Ford, holding a holotape, with a duffel bag nearby.
FO76 Hornwright Miner.jpg
Dead Miner Fallout 76 removed content
003E1DD0
All regions
Find a dead Hornwright miner. He has a safe key on him.
Deathclaw Nest vs. Scorched Cut content
0035EC0F
All regions
Deathclaw Nest vs. Super Mutants
0035EBED
All regions
Deathclaw Vs Merchant Caravan.png
Deathclaw vs. Merchant Caravan
0035EBF0
All regions
A Deathclaw that is walking around a Deathclaw nest with a dead pack brahmin and dead merchants.
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Destroyed Survivor Camp Fallout 76 removed content
0035EC0E
All regions
The player will come across a tent with two turrets and a dead survivor. After a while, a yao guai will start to attack the camp. There is no notable loot.
FO76 Private Miller 79.png
Fake Gold Bars
0056407E
All regions
A shopping cart holding three fake gold bars, found between the corpse of Private Miller and Tom's now-destroyed robot. The robot holds the note meetup, and Miller holds the note requisition form.
Floater Ambush
005910FF
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
FO76 Kora.jpg
Free States Loner
003337E7
The Mire
Kora's deceased body, with the note The government's plan on it. Close by, a duffle bag with Kora's journal entry, a weapon and ammo.
Fresh Grave Fallout 76 removed content
0035EBEE
All regions
The player will come across a fresh grave with a headstone guarded by feral ghouls. The grave will contain random junk or apparel items.
FO76 Fujiniya Intelligence Base Scientist Corpse.jpg
Fujiniya Intelligence Base Scientist Corpse
0031C70A
All regions
Find a PRC scientist, holding the We have failed holotape. The player will come across a skeleton in a lab coat with a 10mm pistol and a doctor's bag lying near it. Searching the bag produces a security ID card for the Fujiniya Intelligence Base, and a holotape, revealing the skeleton to be the remains of a scientist from that facility and working for the People's Republic of China. The holotape reveals the scientist's final moments regarding being sent out to integrate with the survivors of the Great War after losing contact with their superiors in the People's Liberation Army and Communist Party of China. Satisfied that the United States of America met the same fate with being nuked, and apologizing to his comrades, the scientist declares his undying loyalty to the PRC and Communism before committing suicide.
Glowing Radroaches
0003568F
All regions but only after a nuke
FO76 RE Lemonade stand.png
Lemonade Stand
00460612
All regions
A small wooden lemonade stand, marked with blue and yellow balloons. The sign reads "LƎMONADE $50," with a flower drawn around the "o." Mr. Squeeze, a yellow Mister Handy, sits behind the counter selling lemonade. One may also purchase the lemonade recipe, and hard lemonade recipe, among other items.
FO76 LocRev Hawke's Refuge.jpg
Hawke's Refuge Revealed
002C60E1
The Mire
Location is revealed after finding the Note from Brianna Hawke and Plan: Skiing outfit on a raider corpse.
FO76 Civil War reenactor.jpg
Philippi's Cemetery Battlefield Revealed
004EAC80
Toxic Valley
Location is revealed after finding the holotape Appalachia landmarks - Philippi's Cemetery Battlefield on a Civil War reenactor.
FO76 Civil War reenactor.jpg
Prickett's Fort Revealed
004EAC82
Toxic Valley
Location is revealed after finding the holotape Appalachia landmarks - Prickett's Fort on a Civil War reenactor.
Fo76 Trick-or-Treater (Witch costume).jpg
Pumpkin House Revealed
0038EB1B
Savage Divide
Location is revealed after finding the holotape Appalachia landmarks - Pumpkin House on a trick-or-treater.
FO76 Greaser Corpse.jpg
The Rusty Pick Revealed
0038EB1C
Ash Heap
Location is revealed after finding the note Honky tonk flyer on a Greaser corpse.
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Lone Traveler
0052EC13
All regions
A dead lone traveler with a random rifle and a duffle bag with food/water aid items, in addition to a weapon and binoculars.
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Lucy's Memorial
00568E56
All regions
A child can be found a few feet away from a grave with a toy alien that can be picked up. A picture of a cat can also be seen at the tombstone that cannot be picked up. The child will mourn the loss of her cat Lucy, who was killed by a mole rat. Should the player pick up the toy alien, she will engage them about the theft. One has an option to give it back or keep it. Deciding to keep it will cause her to cry and call the player a monster. Deciding to give it back, the child will be pleased and give the player a toy rocketship.
FO76 RE Merchant Killed by Ghouls.png
Merchant Killed by Ghouls
0035EBF1
The Forest
A deceased Responder volunteer can possibly be found next to a dead brahmin, tent and/or duffle bag. The note Volunteers needed! may be on their body or in the duffle bag. A group of nearby feral ghouls are responsible for the carnage.
Fo76 Merchant killed by Scorched.png
Merchant Killed by Scorched Fallout 76 removed content
0035EBEF
All regions
The corpse of a Responder volunteer can be found near a group of Scorched, responsible for the volunteer's death. The note Volunteers needed! will be on the volunteer's body. A dead brahmin and/or first aid box will be nearby, as well.
FO76 Camden Park (Young woman).jpg
Mistress of Mystery Corpse
004F946F
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide
Finding the remains of a young woman begins the quest Into the Mystery if not already started.
Cultists and mothman.png
Mothman Cultist Totem Worship
0056368F
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Cultists are gathered around an effigy. Occasionally, the Mothman may bless them with its presence.
Seismic Activity
003E3CCF
Ash Heap
Personal Meltdown
003E9D45
Savage Divide
Pitcher Plant Patch Fallout 76 removed content
0031C718
Cranberry Bog
A cluster of pitcher plants, ripe for the picking.
Raider Power Armor Day.png
Raider Trap Fallout 76 removed content
0033362B
Savage Divide
A full set of raider Power armor. When entering it, a raider voice messes with one, saying that the armor is rigged to explode. But instead, the raider dies, which allows for the power armor to be taken.
FO76WA Raider's Last Laugh (Object encounters place).png
Raider's Last Laugh
004836B8
Savage Divide
Power armor surrounded by traps and mines. A raider corpse has the Dead raider's note on him.
Protectron Repair.png
Rusted Protectron
0056A1D1
All regions
A scavenger is working on a Protectron. The Protectron has a prompt that states, "The Protectron seems to be partially running. It is unable to move". If the scavenger is talked to, the Vault Dweller can pass an INT 8+ check letting them work on the robot. The Dweller can either leave, fix the Protectron, or sabotage the Protectron.
Satellite Crash
000011F3
All regions
FO76 Crashed Satellite.jpg
Satellite Crash with Robots Fallout 76 removed content
0035EC0B
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
A couple of Protectrons patrol the site of a crashed satellite, which contains robotic junk items such as copper tubes and military-grade circuit boards.
FO76 RE Scorchbeast leavings.png
Scorchbeast Leavings
003099B4
All regions
This object encounter involves finding several scorchbeast guano piles surrounded by bloatflies. Two skeletons are buried in the ground nearby.
Sheepsquatch Empty Nest
0046491F
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
FO76WA Sleeping Sheepsquatch.jpg
Sleeping Sheepsquatch
00464922
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
A sheepsquatch sleeping in its nest. When approached, it will leap up and attack the player.
FO76WL READ CAREFULLY location.png
Sniper Game
0056F038
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Involves finding the note READ CAREFULLY. The note itself will be laying on a small table. Behind it there will be a blackboard with the words "read note!" written on it. The note will ask one to put an item worth at least 20 caps into the box. If one ignores the instructions on the note, a Blood Eagle will spawn with a dog and attack the player. Even if one places the required item, they may still be attacked.
FO76 Random encounters (Suitcase Mystery).jpg
Suitcase Mystery
00452A6C
All regions
A suitcase is alone with only a skeleton nearby. The suitcase has one of six unnamed notes inside that can lead the player to loot at a random location.
FO76 Injured Super Mutant.png
Super Mutant Massacre
00460614
All regions
Five dead super mutants carrying mysterious quills are accompanied by one alive, and injured, super mutant who is non-hostile, mourning his dead comrades from a sheepsquatch attack.
Survivor Camp vs Supermutants.jpg
Survivor Camp vs. Super Mutants Fallout 76 removed content
0035EC0C
All regions
One encounters a dead civilian near a tent, surrounded by a couple of super mutants. The corpse of the civilian carries the Volunteers needed! note and several food items.
Fo76 Survivor Camp vs. Scorched (RE ObjectMP04).png
Survivor Camp vs. Scorched Fallout 76 removed content
0035EC0D
All regions
RE Undetonated Ordnance.jpg
Undetonated Ordnance
0052E52F
All regions
The player may come across an undetonated bomb sitting in a pile of debris. Interacting with the bomb will give them the option of cutting a red wire, blue wire, or green wire to defuse it. Cutting the wrong wire will cause the bomb to subsequently begin beeping and explode, similar to an exploding vehicle in size. Cutting the right wire will defuse the bomb and allow the player to collect scrap from the device. If the bomb is successfully defused it will beep only once. The bomb can then be looted of crystal shards, fiber optics bundles, nuclear waste, copper, and steel scrap. The appropriate wire to cut changes for each encounter.
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Unusual Pipe
00564513
All regions
A pipe labeled "unusual pipe" spewing gas with a corpse carrying the Pipe... note nearby. Inhaling the gas grants the "Unusual Pipe" effect, causing mild hallucinogenic visuals for 25 seconds and regenerating Hit Points for 30 seconds at a rate of four per second.
FO76 Wendigo w Dead Caravan.jpg
Wendigo with Dead Caravan
00333853
All regions
1-3 wendigos patrol the perimeter of dead merchants and pack brahmin, in addition to minor loot.
FO76 Wrecked tank with robots.jpg
Wrecked Tank with Robots
0031C8B1
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
The abandoned wreck of a tank. There are the skeletons of two soldiers by it and three ammo boxes. It is guarded by two Mister Gutsies and an assaultron. They are hostile at first glance due to their red health bars, but they won't attack players immediately. They will warn the players to move on and not linger around the tank. If the players obey and move away, the robots will hold their fire, but if the players attack or linger too long, they will open fire, forcing players to kill them if they want to collect the loot in the ammo boxes.
Wrecked Vertibot to Loot
0037F806
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog

Scene encounters

Scene encounters map
Mappalachia Scene encounters.jpg
Scene-type encounters
FO76 2 Mr. Handys talking back and forth in endless loop.png
2 Mr. Handy's Talking Back and Forth in an Endless Loop
0052ECB5
All regions
Ms. Nanny Mia and Mr. Handy Vlad are encountered by the player, asking each other random questions and answering with random responses.[1]
FO76 Autominers digging.jpg
Autominers Digging
003D6554
003D6555

Ash Heap
Three auto-miner Protectrons dig into the ground with their drills, ignoring the player and focusing on mineral extraction.
FO76 Mr. Bandit.jpg
Bandit Bot
00484413
All regions
A seemingly innocent Mister Handy will ask the player for help, and then accost the player, informing them to drop an item of value or the robot will attack. Dropping an item of meager value, such as junk, will pacify the robot. The robot will then inform the player to leave. Refusing to either drop junk or leave will make the now named Mr. Bandit to turn hostile and attack. Destroying the mister handy will allow the player to loot the junk given to the robot just beforehand.
Berkeley Springs Eyebot
003E1B1F
Near Berkeley Springs
Blood Eagles Moving to Closest Blood Eagles Location
00587BCA
All regions
A group of Blood Eagles will head towards their closest base.
FO76 Brahmin wrangler.png
Brahmin Wrangler
00454C49
Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Involves meeting with a Mister Handy, Mr Herder, and three brahmin: Mindy, Mertle and Matilda. Grants 50 XP. Sometimes, Mr. Herder and his Brahmin will be ambushed by a Sheepsquatch, forcing the player to try and protect the Brahmin from the Sheepsquatch at the request of Mr. Herder.
Car Fail Cut content
0056368E
All regions
This scene encounter would have involved finding a mechanic attempting to repair a car. Claiming that he has been working on the car for over five years, he would declare that it is finally fixed before the car explodes, killing him. This encounter is not enabled in-game.
Caravan Ambushed by Super Mutants
0055C541
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
A Settler will be trying to run away from something with his two pack brahmin. Interacting with him causes him to reveal that what he's fleeing from has caught up to him and a battle ensues. After all the enemies are killed, if both pack brahmin were killed upon interacting with the Settler again, he's upset at having lost his livestock and his means of living. Through the right conversation choices, a player can help him out by offering some caps in return for some of the brahmin meat and milk that can be salvaged from the carcasses. This earns a little bit of reputation with the Settlers as thanks for helping him.
FO76 RE Conflicted Robot.png
Conflicted Robot
0033367D
Ash Heap
This encounter is exclusive to the Ash Heap. It involves meeting the roaming Beckley Protectron, a modified construction Protectron. It shouts slogans relating to anti-automation causes, ironic given its nature as a robot.
Crashed Plane Fallout 76 removed content
0052F17B
Savage Divide
Location found by listening to holotape Scope out the crash, held by a Scorched believer.
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Critter Tracking
000851D9
All regions
Encounter with Miss Nanny Rachel. She will ask the player if they have a recon scope on a given firearm. Equipping the recon scoped weapon will enable the encounter to continue. Rachel will then ask the player to "mark" one type of randomized critters (such as chickens or opossums) with the recon scope's aiming feature. Once all the critters have been marked, Rachel will thank the player and reward them with a random weapon mod.
Cultists Moving to Cultist Location
00587BCB
All regions
A group of Mothman cultists will head towards their closest base.
FO76 Dead Brahmin Herd.jpg
Dead Brahmin Herd Fallout 76 removed content
0052E47D
All regions
A circle of five slain brahmin.
FO76 Dead Cultists.png
Dead Cultists
0052E45E
All regions
Associated with the notes Cultist's invitation and Cultist's reply.
FO76 Dead Responder.jpg
Dead Responder
005290A8
The Forest
The player will come across the corpse of a dead Responder, possibly beside a duffle bag containing materials. The Responder's assignment note will be either on their person or in the duffle bag.
Dehydration
0055C407
All regions
A thirsty Settler begs for water. One can give them either dirty or purified water in exchange for variable amounts of Settler reputation, or one can refuse to help them.
Disabled Protectron Fallout 76 removed content
0037E1C3
All regions
Associated with the Responder Protectron config tape. Grants 250 XP.
Distant Sheepsquatch Howl
00402AA4
All regions
Two dead brahmin corpses surround a sheepsquatch "nest" while a sheepsquatch howl can be heard in proximity to the encounter.
FO76 Escaped Inmate.png
Escaped Inmate
0052753F
All regions
The corpse of a man wearing a straight jacket. His inventory contains crazed ramblings, a radbear, and a table spoon.
First Date Cut content
000187DE
All regions
FO76 Observant radstag stump.png
Follow the Trail
00142B7A
All regions
A non-hostile observant radstag will appear. Following them leads one to buried treasure inside a hollow stump.
FO76 General's Steak House Protectron.png
Free Samples - General's Steakhouse
00527540
Near General's Steakhouse
One meets the General's Steak House Protectron, advertising for The General's Steakhouse.
Free Samples - Wavy Willards
00527543
Near Wavy Willard's Water Park
One meets the Wavy Willard bot randomly in Appalachia, advertising for the Wavy Willard's Water Park.
Glowing Deathclaw vs. Sentry Bot
0024D081
All regions but only after a nuke
FO76WL Insult bot in gold.png
Insult Bot
004845AA
All regions
The Insult Bot Protectron chases down the player, informing the player to wait, then insulting them in a variety of ways. Upon the verbal insult being delivered, a note appears in the player's inventory, and the Protectron thanks the player for participating.
Lewisburg Ad Eyebot
0031C71A
Near Lewisburg
Liberator Attack Cut content
0033367E
All regions
Mama Bear Cut content
0016B4B4
All regions
FO76 Mama's Rage.jpg
Mama's Rage
004ECC71
The Mire
A mother megasloth fights yao guai to avenge her baby.
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Mannequin Friends
0035EBF6
All regions
The player will come across four mannequins with flower vases underneath them and a green chest containing various items. One of five paper notes (randomly selected between All gone, Memorials, Not sorry, Remember them and Survive) will be in the chest.
Mechanical Blues Cut content
00019A32
All regions
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Military Recruitment
00527542
Near Camp McClintock
A Recruiter Gutsy offers to join the United States Armed Forces and go to Camp McClintock.
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Morse Code Eyebot
004FCCD8
All regions
A Responder Eyebot hovers along while transmitting a message encrypted in Morse code. It repeats the same two messages back to back as it continues onward, sometimes doubling back on its path back and forth. Sometimes, a non-hostile scorchbeast will be flying overhead. For the transcript, see Morse code.
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Note to dungeon
0011CEC3
All regions
Find five corpses with the scavenger's note on them.
Nuclear Scientists
0055C409
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Behemoth
0048F8C5
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Deathclaw
0048F8C4
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Fog Crawler
0048F8C2
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Frenzied Robots Cut content
00527541
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Hermit Crab
0048F8C6
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Megasloth
0048F8C3
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Protectron Ghoul Defense
0024BCBF
All regions but only after a nuke
Nuked: Wendigo
0048F8C1
All regions but only after a nuke
Out of Ammo
005849E2
All regions
A raider will give the player an ammo type of their choosing.
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Paranoid Robot about to Explode
0052ED41
All regions
A Mister Handy cries piteously for help. If it is interacted with, it will explain that it is on the verge of a malfunction that could cause it to explode. Mister Handy pleads with the player to repair it, and collapses into a heap on the ground. Fixing the robot requires two pieces of steel, one piece of copper and one military-grade circuit board; the reward is a weapon mod.
Prizewinner Mr. Handy.jpg
Prizewinner
003E1B2B
All regions
The player will occasionally be approached by a Mister Handy called Mr Prize-bot, that claims the player has won a prize from the Great Appalachian Sweepstakes and will give them random items or the G.A.S. prize certificate.
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Radstag Hunter
0055C408
All regions
The player will encounter a hunter looking for radstag in the wilderness. After talking to him, a radstag will appear and attack. If the radstag is killed, the hunter will celebrate, and declare his intention to cook it into stew.
Raiders Going to The Crater
0056EC33
Near The Crater
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Random Air Drop
0012BD5F
All regions
A random encounter of a supply drop as if requested from a relay tower. Contains random aid items and a weapon.
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Revenge For a Settler
0052B8E4
All regions
Associated with the note last words. Grants 250 XP.
Sad Mole Miner Cut content
003D6553
All regions
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Save the Animals
004ECC75
Near Wixon homestead
A Mr. Handy called Mr Veterinarian will be leading two to three stray cats while calling for help. He requests that whoever is in earshot help him get the cats to the Wixon homestead. The Scorched at Wixon homestead are hostile to Mr. Veterinarian and will attempt to kill him on arrival.
Scorchbeast Attack
0001A64F
Cranberry Bog
ScorchBeast Flyover
004331C9
Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
ScorchBeast Flyover - unaggressive
004344AF
The Forest
FO76 Scorched Statues.jpg
Scorched Statues Cut content
00432F85
All regions
Settler Captive (Bait) Cut content[verification needed]
005637BA
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
Settler Captive (Rescue) Cut content
005637BC
All regions
Settlers Going to Foundation
00569406
All regions
Settlers Going to The Wayward
00571CD7
Near The Wayward
Sheepsquatch vs. Albino Radstags
00460611
Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
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Story time with Miss Nanny
0033AF87
All regions
The player may occasionally find a Miss Nanny in the wilderness that will randomly tell one of six children's stories about Cinderella, Goldilocks, and the Three Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs or Hansel and Gretel. Waiting and listening to her entire story will reward random aid items.
Super Mutant Defectors
0052F17A
All regions
Tameable animal
00004169
003B75B7
003B75B8

All regions
The player may occasionally find a non-hostile creature wandering the wastes. These non-aggressive animals can be tamed with Animal Friend. Once tamed, they will head to the C.A.M.P. and act as a guard. They take up 10% of the camp budget.
  • List of possible animals
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    The Messenger Fallout 76 removed content
    0001A634
    All regions
    Mr. Messenger is running behind schedule and must deliver an urgent message! Repair and protect him along his route during Event: The Messenger.
    Traveler - Pick a Faction
    0055C542
    All regions
    FO76 Treasure Hunter.jpg
    Treasure Hunter
    0031C8B0
    All regions
    A dead treasure hunter is found carrying a random treasure map, two boiled water and a machete.
    FO76 Tyler County Fair Traveling Barker.jpg
    Tyler County Fair Traveling Barker
    002C5FDE
    Near Tyler County Fairgrounds
    This encounter involves meeting a Mister Handy known as Mr. Barker. He advertises the Tyler County Fairgrounds, which is marked on the player's map if it has not yet been discovered. Mr. Barker is accompanied by an eyebot that endlessly broadcasts carnival music.
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    Uncanny Caverns Free Pass Winner
    00119A0C
    Near Uncanny Caverns
    Find Willie with a box of Blamco Brand Mac and Cheese and The Golden Holotape. Reference towards Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory. This encounter can only be found in the Savage Divide region.
    Valley Galleria Eyebot
    003337F0
    Near Valley Galleria
    Vertibird sweep
    0033A7E2
    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Watoga Patrols
    0031C719
    Cranberry Bog
    Watoga Eyebot and Protectron advertise Watoga as they return to the city.
    Wendigo returning to cave
    003D53D0
    Near Wendigo cave
    FO76 Wise Mothman (random).jpg
    Wise Mothman! Fallout 76 removed content
    00528CF1
    All regions
    A non-hostile mothman with purple eyes roams the area and is non-essential.
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    Wolves and Dead Brahmin
    0052E49C
    All regions

    Travel encounters

    Travel encounters map
    Mappalachia Travel encounters.jpg
    Travel-type encounters
    Anglers vs. Fog Crawler
    00529E1D
    The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Assaultron
    00529E18
    All regions
    Autominers vs. Mole Miners
    003D6556
    Ash Heap
    Blood Eagles vs. Cultists
    0059EA8F
    Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Bloodbugs with Dead Settler Cut content
    0052E47E
    All regions
    BoS vs. Cultists
    005EDFE4
    The Mire
    BoS vs. Ghouls
    005EFA82
    Savage Divide, The Mire
    BoS vs. Mole Miners
    005EDFE6
    Ash Heap
    BoS vs. Protectrons
    005EFA83
    Ash Heap, Savage Divide
    BoS vs. Scorched
    005EDFE5
    Cranberry Bog
    BoS vs. Super Mutants
    005C8DBC
    Ash Heap, Savage Divide
    Brotherhood of Zeal.png
    Brotherhood Bandits
     ·Barnaby
     ·Barry
     ·Buck
    005C751B
    005C7186
    005C5497

    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    The player is accosted by the dreaded Brotherhood of Steel. The leader of the group changes based on the encounter.
    Bug Swarm!
    0035EBF3
    All regions
    FO76WL RE Chased by Chickens.png
    Chased by Chickens
    0056F034
    All regions
    A terrified scavenger is seen making hysterical comments as they run from a chicken close in pursuit. If one kills the chicken, the wastelander will be thankful and offer the beast's meat.
    Chasing Dinner
    0056F033
    All regions
    A rival hunter contests your critter spoils.
    Damaged Autominer Cut content
    003D6557
    Ash Heap
    Dog Fight!
    0035EC08
    All regions
    FO76 RE Pied Piper.png
    Eye Bot Pied Piper
    00527545
    All regions
    A non-hostile eyebot followed by five non-hostile radrats, playing "The British Grenadiers" on a flute recording.
    Eyebot - Whitesprings
    0050D67B
    Near The Whitespring Resort
    Preacher Levenson.png
    Eyebot Evangelist
    0052E49E
    The Mire
    Preacher Levenson, a wandering Eyebot, urges all to go to Haven Church to repent.
    Floater Flotilla
    005902EE
    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Floater Flotilla vs. Sentry Bot Cut content
    005902EF
    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Floater Flotilla with Behemoth
    005902F0
    The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    A scene encounter in which the player encounters a super mutant behemoth being followed by 3 floaters.
    Floater Flotilla with Super Mutants
    005902F1
    Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Free States Gutsy.png
    Free Roaming Gutsy
    004E1095
    The Mire
    The Free States Gutsy will give the player the note The Free States.
    Ghouls vs. Grafton Cut content
    00529E1C
    All regions
    Ghouls vs. Robots Cut content
    00529E1F
    All regions
    Handy Walker
    003099B2
    All regions
    While traveling the roads, the player will encounter a Mister Handy walking four mongrels. The mongrels will be hostile to the player. Mister Handy has no reaction to the mongrels being killed.
    Liberators vs. Mr Gutsy
    00529E20
    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    FO76WL RE Memento - take my picture.png
    Memento - Take my picture
    00567A72
    All regions
    The player meets a scavenger who asks them to take his photograph so that he has a memento for his daughter. Using a ProSnap Deluxe camera to take the picture, one can then comment on the quality of the photo in conversation with him. The scavenger's request can also be denied, at which he will express disappointment.
    Mirelurks vs. Gulpers
    003D7873
    The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Mistaken Identity
    003B7F71
    Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Mole Miners vs. Strikebreaker bots
    003D6552
    Ash Heap
    Molerats vs. Ghouls Cut content
    00529E1E
    All regions
    FO76 Morse Code Eyebot.jpg
    Morse Code Eyebot
    004FCCD9
    All regions
    A Responder eyebot is seen hovering along transmitting a message in Morse code. The message reads "Reconnaissance of designated location recommended. Stand by to receive coordinates. Tactical assessment. Possible situation developing." If followed, it will simply repeat the same message as it continues onward, sometimes doubling back on its path and repeat its patrol until the area is left.
    Mothman!
    00523DA4
    All regions
    A Mothman may either stalk and/or attack the player. A regular Mothman may disappear if approached by the player, leaving with a flash of light. A stalking Mothman may attack and escape shortly after. A vengeful Mothman will attack the player without retreating afterward, and chase after them if the player attempts to escape.
    Not The Bees!
    0035EBF2
    All regions
    Nuclear Wanderer Cut content
    0056A1D0
    All regions but only after a nuke
    A scavenger flees a nuclear blast to take shelter at Vault-Tec Agricultural Research Center.
    Responder Protectron
    0052E45D
    The Forest
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    Responders Eyebot
    004E0EB9
    The Forest
    A Responders eyebot patrols the area, on forest watch patrol. Interaction results in two outcomes upon being scanned by the eyebot. If the player is not wearing a Responder outfit, the eyebot will decline access to the forest watch program and further comment. However, if the player is wearing a Responder outfit, the eyebot will comment on the forest watch program and any possible threats within the area. Usually with the eyebot ending dialogue with no threats found and wishing the player well.
    Robots vs. Scorched Cut content
    003D7872
    All regions
    ScorchBeast Flyover
    0052540E
    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    ScorchBeast vs. Super Mutants
    00112356
    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Scorched Beast vs. Super Mutants Cut content
    0035EC07
    Toxic Valley, Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Scorched Patrol Fallout 76 removed content
    0035EBF7
    All regions
    The player can come across a group of Scorched roaming the Forest. One of them will be carrying a Responder's note in their inventory.
    Scorched vs. Super Mutants
    0035EBF7
    All regions
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    Sentry Bot Patrol
    003D7870
    All regions
    A lone sentry bot is encountered during its patrol. Upon interaction, it will mistake the player for a high-ranking military officer and become a temporary follower. However, after some time, or if the player strays too far ahead, the sentry bot will realize its error and will turn hostile.
    Settlers vs Raiders
    0059EA8E
    Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Sheepsquatch Hunt
    0046985F
    Ash Heap, Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog
    Mysterious guano pile
    Soundtrack EyeBot
    0056F039
    All regions
    A traveling settler and his Eyebot.
    Super Mutant Boss vs. Scorched Cut content
    000464D5
    All regions
    Super Mutant Patrol
    000464D5
    All regions
    Five super mutants patrol the area, marching in a single file line.
    Super Mutants vs. Feral Ghouls
    0011CED1
    All regions
    FO76 RVBRE and company.png
    Wandering Responder Protectron Merchant
    0037E1C2
    Savage Divide, The Mire, Cranberry Bog[verification needed]
    The player may occasionally find a wandering Vendor bot Responder traveling through a region of the Forest, partied up alongside a pair of eyebots and a pack brahmin. They can potentially sell a variety of outfits and plans that cannot be found anywhere else.
    Wandering Deathclaw Boss
    00529E1B
    All regions
    Wandering Ghouls
    005204D5
    All regions
    Wandering Grafton Boss
    00529E19
    All regions
    Wandering Scorched Boss Cut content
    0035EC06
    All regions
    Wandering Scorpion Boss
    00529E1A
    Savage Divide
    Wendigo by Night
    003D53D1
    All regions
    As dusk approaches in-game, the player may suddenly be attacked by a wendigo.
    Yao Guai
    00529E17
    All regions
    Yao Guai vs. Deathclaw Cut content
    0035EC0A
    All regions

    Mining encounters

    Mining encounters map
    Mining-type encounters
    Blood Eagles Guarding a Collector vs. Crater Raider
    00564A28
    All regions
    Blood Eagles Guarding a Collector vs. Mole Miners
    00562B57
    All regions
    Blood Eagles Guarding a Collector vs. Scorched
    005600E7
    All regions
    Blood Eagles Guarding a Collector vs. Settlers
    005644DA
    All regions

    Other encounters

    POI
    Raider Punk

    All regions
    Spawns the Raider punk. Note: cannot spawn if the player has already recruited and built the ally CAMP item.
    Settler Forager

    All regions
    Spawns the Settler forager. Note: cannot spawn if the player has already recruited and built the ally CAMP item.
    Settler Wanderer

    All regions
    Spawns the Settler wanderer. Note: cannot spawn if the player has already recruited and built the ally CAMP item.
    Distrustful Raider

    All regions
    A Raider attempts to intimidate the player character, calling them "just another thug lookin' for an easy way out." One can threaten him in return with Charisma 8+ or a Crater reputation check, then a further Strength 12+ or another Crater reputation check. In response, he will back down and offer some random loot as appeasement.
    Friendly Raider

    All regions
    A Raider offers a casual greeting. Replying rudely negatively affects Raider reputation, while telling him the player character mistook him for a settler from Foundation positively affects Raider reputation.
    Injured Raider

    All regions
    An injured Raider can be found laying on the ground clutching his side. When approached, he'll say he was caught by surprise and attacked by some Settlers. Talking with the Raider will cause him to ask the player for some spare ammo. If the player chooses to do so, they will be awarded positive reputation for the Raiders.
    The Naturalist

    All regions
    This encounter would have involved meeting the Naturalist, a unique character offering insight into some of Appalachia's wildlife. This encounter is not enabled in-game.
    Raider Chef

    All regions
    A Raider met at a campsite offers a random recipe to the player character.
    Raider Lockpick Request

    All regions
    A Raider scavver trying to pick a lock requests bobby pins from the player character. He can be given one bobby pin or twenty bobby pins and will hand over a variable amount of random minor loot in return.
    Scavenger Admires Weather

    All regions
    A scavenger comments on their enjoyment of the clear weather, to which one can reply positively, neutrally, or negatively. Interestingly, this can occur even when it is raining or storming.
    Scavenger Chef

    All regions
    Similarly to the raider chef, a scavenger met at a campsite praises the merits of good cooking and offers the player character a random "gourmet" recipe.
    FO76WL Woodcutter Scav.jpg
    Scavenger Cutting Wood

    All regions
    A scavenger is met chopping wood. He will mention that he has cut too much wood and offer some to the player character.
    Scavenger Drunkard

    All regions
    A drunken scavenger asks for more alcohol. He will take beer, whiskey, and rum. He may mention the Wayward in dialogue. If given more than three beverages, he will expire, allowing one to loot whatever little he has on him.
    FO76WL Gold panner.jpg
    Scavenger Gold Panner

    Along the Ohio River
    A scavenger is found at a riverbank panning for gold and may tell one to get away from their "claim." They may also have a dialogue option where they offer to give the player character some ammo. If one accepts, they will receive some random ammunition.
    Scavenger Treasure Hunter

    All regions
    A scavenger offers the player character a random treasure map, saying that they cannot understand it.
    Settler Offers Aid

    All regions
    A Settler comments that the player character is "looking a bit rough" and offers an aid item. One can request a single stimpak, RadAway, or Rad-X.
    Settler Surveyor

    All regions
    A Settler is met at a vantage point, including lookouts such as the Dolly Sods lookout, and talks about their exploration efforts.

    References