Fallout Wiki:Templates

For a general explanation of what templates are and how they are used, see Help:Templates.
For the Fallout wiki template hub, see Fallout Wiki:Template HQ.

This page provides a list of the most commonly used templates on this wiki.

General

These templates should be placed at the bottom of infoboxes, or at the top of articles that don't have infoboxes.

Name What it is used for How to place
Game Marking which Fallout game(s) the information in an article comes from or relates to. For a list of abbreviations, please see Template:Games.
{{Games|game1|game2|etc}}

Page management

Page management templates are used if you notice that something is out of order with a certain page or section and want to bring it to the attention of other editors or administrators. They display a box describing the issue and add the page to the appropriate maintenance category (usually named like the Template itself, e.g. Category:Stub for the Stub template).

These templates should generally be placed at the very top of a page unless you only want to mark a section for "treatment"; then they should be at the top of that section. The exceptions to this rule are:

{{section}}, which should be inserted in the place of the missing section.
{{verify}}, which should be placed directly behind the fact needing verification.

Most of these templates can be used with an unnamed parameter for describing the issue in more detail.

Name When to use it How to insert
Bad image Article needs a better image or image has quality issues and needs to be edited for clarity, cropped, resized or replaced.
{{Badimage|details on improvement}}
Cleanup Article requires cleaning up.
{{{Cleanup|details on improvement}}
Delete Article is nominated for deletion.
{{Delete|reason for deletion}}
Icon needed Article is missing an icon
{{Icon needed|Needed icon}}
Image needed Article is missing a required image
{{Image needed|game abbreviation|info needed}}
Infobox incomplete Article's infobox is missing data
{{Infobox incomplete|game abbreviation|info needed}}
Infobox needed Article is missing an infobox
{{Infobox needed}}
Missing data Article contains templates with missing data
{{Missing data|info needed}}
Section Article is missing a necessary section and from what game.
{{Section|game abbreviation|info needed}}
Under construction Article that is undergoing significant changes and by who. Editors should not edit this article when under construction by another without first communicating with that user.
{{Under construction|user name}}
Upcoming content Article refers to upcoming content and needs to be completed/checked for accuracy upon release of this content.
{{Upcoming}}
Verify Bug, dialogue, or reference that needs verification. Countdown timer of 28 days before being marked for removal.
{{Verify|~~~~~|type=}}

Stub types

These templates should be added to short articles that need to be expanded. Please use game-specific option when applicable.

Name When to use it How to insert
Stub Article should be expanded
{{Stub}}
Stub (Fallout) Fallout (1) article should be expanded
{{Stub|FO1}}
Stub (Fallout 2) Fallout 2 article should be expanded
{{Stub|FO2}}
Stub (Fallout 3) Fallout 3 article should be expanded
{{Stub|FO3}}
Stub (Fallout: New Vegas) Fallout: New Vegas article should be expanded
{{Stub|FNV}}
Stub (Fallout 4) Fallout 4 article should be expanded
{{Stub|FO4}}
Stub (Fallout 76) Fallout 76 article should be expanded
{{Stub|FO76}}
Stub (Fallout Tactics) Fallout Tactics article should be expanded
{{Stub|FOT}}
Stub (Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel) Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel article should be expanded
{{Stub|FOBOS}}

Source templates

Source templates are added to the top of an article, just below the infobox. The purpose is to make the reader aware of the presented information's source whether it be cut content, to inform of a source's canonicity or that it is a spoiler in cases of upcoming games, content, or updates. These templates can also be used to surround sections of a larger article by utilizing begin and end parameters, for example with behind the scenes sections, placing {{behind the scenes}} and {{behind the scenes|end}} around the section.

Templates

Name When to use it How to place
Fallout design documents originates from early Fallout design documents {{FO1concept}}
Fallout cut content based on Fallout cut content {{FO1CC}}
Fallout game guides or manuals information from publications {{FO1GM}}
Fallout 2 cut content based on Fallout 2 cut content {{FO2CC}}
Fallout 2 game guides or manuals information from publications {{FO2GM}}
Fallout 3 cut content based on Fallout 3 cut content {{FO3CC}}
Fallout 3 developer test cut content based on test cell content of Fallout 3 {{FO3TCC}}
Fallout 3 Afterword based on Afterword section of Fallout 3 game guide {{Afterword}}
Fallout: New Vegas cut content based on Fallout: New Vegas cut content {{FNVCC}}
Fallout: New Vegas developer test cut content based on test cell content of Fallout: New Vegas {{FNVTCC}}
Fallout: New Vegas mod content based on information from mods of Fallout: New Vegas {{FNVMOD}}
Fallout: New Vegas Wild Wasteland Wild Wasteland trait based events in Fallout: New Vegas {{FNVWW}}
Fallout 4 cut content based on Fallout 4 cut content {{FO4CC}}
Fallout 4 Creation Club content based on Creation Club content {{CCC}}
Fallout 4 developer test cut content based on test cell content of Fallout 4 {{FO4TCC}}
Fallout Tactics based on Fallout Tactics {{FOT}}
Fallout Tactics cut content based on Fallout Tactics cut content {{FOTCC}}
Fallout Tactics 2 content based on Fallout Tactics 2 content {{FOT2}}
Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel based on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel {{FOBOS}}
Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel cut content based on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel cut content {{FOBOSCC}}
Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel 2 based on Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel 2 {{FOBOS2}}
Van Buren based on Van Buren, the canceled Fallout 3 by Black Isle {{VB}}
J.E. Sawyer's Fallout RPG based on J.E. Sawyer's Fallout RPG {{JES}}
Fallout d20 based on canceled game Fallout d20 {{d20}}

Infobox templates

Infobox templates have the function to present basic facts about the article in a consistent way. They are to be placed at the top of an article. Find the template you need from the list below and refer to the template's page to see what parameters are required. If there are multiple templates of a certain type, use the most specific one. The table is sortable, click on symbols in the table header row to order the content.

Name Group Purpose
{{Infobox achievement}} Quest Achievements/trophies
{{Infobox add-on}} Publication Add-ons, used on game add-on pages (e.g. Operation: Anchorage)
{{Infobox addiction}} SPECIAL Addictions
{{Infobox ammo}} Item Ammunition in the early Fallout games
{{Infobox ammo gamebryo}} Item Ammunition in Gamebryo-engine games (Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas)
{{Infobox armor}} Armor Armor in Fallout 1/Fallout 2/Fallout Tactics
{{Infobox armor gamebryo}} Armor Armor in Gamebryo-engine games (Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas)
{{Infobox armor FOBOS}} Armor Armor in Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel
{{Infobox association}} Association Pre/post-War associations and organizations
{{Infobox business}} Organization Businesses (pre or post-War)
{{Infobox challenge}} Quest Challenges
{{Infobox character}} Character Characters (NPCs)
{{Infobox consumable}} Item Chems, drugs and food
{{Infobox creature}} Creature Creatures and robots
{{Infobox event}} Event Events (e.g. battles)
{{Infobox faction}} Faction Factions
{{Infobox fictional}} Fictional Used for in-universe fictional characters, like Vault Boy, as well as Pip-Boy game content
{{Infobox film}} Film Films in the Fallout universe
{{Infobox game}} Publication Games, used on the main Fallout game pages (e.g. Fallout 2)
{{Infobox game company}} Real-life Real-life game companies (e.g. developers and publishers)
{{Infobox initiative}} Initiative Pre/post-War initiatives, projects, programs
{{Infobox item}} Item Misc items
{{Infobox location}} Location Locations (buildings, districts, settlements, vaults, caves, landmarks etc.)
{{Infobox mission}} Quest Missions in Fallout Tactics
{{Infobox perk}} SPECIAL Perks
{{Infobox person}} Real-life Real-life individuals (e.g. developers or voice actors)
{{Infobox publication}} Publication Non-game publications (e.g. books or web comics)
{{Infobox quest}} Quest Quests
{{Infobox reputation}} SPECIAL Reputation
{{Infobox song}} Real-life Songs
{{Infobox stat}} SPECIAL Primary statistics, derived statistics, skills
{{Infobox trait}} SPECIAL Traits
{{Infobox vehicle}} Vehicle Drivable vehicles, primarily Fallout Tactics
{{Infobox weapon}} Weapon Weapons in the early Fallout games
{{Infobox weapon gamebryo}} Weapon Weapons in Gamebryo-engine games (Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas)
{{Infobox weapon creation}} Weapon Weapons in Fallout 4

Fallout 76-specific

Templates that have been written specifically for Fallout 76, including parameters or options not applicable to other games.

Name Purpose Mainspace ready
{{Fallout Wiki:Infobox weapon FO76}} Meta page for weapon infoboxes. Not applicable
{{Infobox ammo FO76}} Game-specific params for ammunition. Icon neutral.png Documentation stage
{{Infobox armor FO76}} Game-specific params for apparel/armor, tabbed layout. Icon neutral.png Documentation stage
{{Infobox consumable FO76}} Game-specific params for variants, tabbed layout. Icon check.png
{{Infobox creature FO76}} Game-specific params for variants, tabbed layout. Icon check.png
{{Infobox location FO76}} Game-specific params for locations, tabbed layout. Icon cross.png Planning stage
{{Infobox mutation}} Game-specific params for mutations. Icon check.png
{{Infobox perk FO76}} Game-specific params for perks. Icon check.png documentation stage
{{Infobox plan}} Game-specific params for locations and unlock types. Icon check.png
{{Infobox quest FO76}} Game-specific params for quests and events. Icon neutral.png documentation stage
{{Infobox weapon FO76}} Game-specific params for weapons. Icon check.png
{{Infobox world object FO76}} Game-specific params for world/workshop objects. Icon check.png
{{Crafting stations FO76}} Transcludes crafting workbench data to infobox. Icon check.png
{{Location keyword FO76}} Trancludes keyword data to infobox. Icon check.png
{{Rewards FO76}} Transcludes reward data to infobox. Icon cross.png Potential utilization, update required
{{Leveled list}} Display large sets of data in collapsible lists. Icon check.png
{{Crafting table FO76}} Table formatting for craftable item/objects. Icon check.png
{{Armor mod FO76}} Table formatting for armor modifications. Icon neutral.png Documentation stage
{{Weapon mod FO76}} Table formatting for weapon modifications. Icon neutral.png Documentation stage
{{ATX table}} Table formatting for Atomic Shop items. Icon check.png
{{Stats creature FO76}} List of creature related stats. Icon check.png
{{Interactions FO76}} Indicates possible NPC interactions. Icon check.png
{{ASC}} Follows game at end of infobox, indicates Atomic Shop content. Icon check.png
{{Transcript box}} Used with sections transcribing verbatim official patch notes. Icon check.png
{{In FO76}} Automates update name introduction. Icon check.png
Icon templates
{{Unused}} Displays unused icon, links to Fallout 76 unused content. Icon check.png
{{Seasonal}} Displays seasonal icon, links to Fallout 76 seasonal content. Icon check.png
{{Removed}} Displays removed icon, links to Fallout 76 removed content. Icon check.png
{{Bullion}} Displays bullion icon, links to gold bullion. Icon check.png
{{Atom}} Displays Atomic Shop icon, links to Atom. Icon check.png
{{Caps}} Displays white & red caps icon, links to Cap (Fallout 76). Icon check.png

Deprecated

  • {{RT}} - please use {{references}}

See also