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The Flatwoods monster is a creature in Appalachia in 2102.

BackgroundEdit

The Flatwoods monster is a humanoid creature of seemingly extraterrestrial origin. Its head is encased in a purple space helmet, which obscures its face save for its glowing white eyes. The rest of its body is sealed in a protective suit, with an armored breathing apparatus and a large spade-shaped frill on its back. The Flatwoods monster has no visible legs, its suit instead terminating to a bullet-shaped point at its bottom, with what appear to be small hover-jets around its waist, allowing it to float above the ground. Its long arms are tipped with large, two-fingered hands and appear to have large gloves. It can be encountered in a random encounter in which if approached or shot at it will suddenly disappear along with a flash of light, or if it is a hostile variant, it will teleport around as it engages the party. It is possible for it to spawn alongside the mothman.

A glitched Flatwoods monster will one to view underneath the suit, which holds an alien.

CharacteristicsEdit

BiologyEdit

If encountering a glitched Flatwoods monster, one can see beneath its suit. They can see inside its machine, the occupant is diminutive inside as one can see its legs within the body casing.

Gameplay attributesEdit

During combat, the Flatwoods monster may teleport around. It can regenerate lost health when near death multiple times. Killing it will count towards the "kill different kinds of human-like creatures" challenge.

The Tales from the West Virginia Hills magazine issue #5 will provide an additional "+15% Dmg. vs. the Flatwoods Alien."

VariantsEdit

Flatwoods monsterEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Flatwoods monster
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Icon level
30
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Fabled Flatwoods monsterEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Fabled Flatwoods monster
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Icon level
40
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Mythical Flatwoods monsterEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Mythical Flatwoods monster
00524c6d
Icon level
50
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

LocationsEdit

AppearancesEdit

The Flatwoods monster appears only in Fallout 76.

Behind the scenesEdit

The Flatwoods monster is based on West Virginia folklore. The Flatwoods monster was encountered by Fred and Edward May and their friend Tommy Hyer, who claimed to have encountered an alien creature after investigating a mysterious light that flew across the sky and appeared to have landed in the woods. The hovering monster was described as being ten feet tall with a green body and clawed hands, as well as a red face, glowing yellow eyes and a head shaped like an "ace of spades."

GalleryEdit

VideoEdit

Fallout 76 – Tales from The West Virginia Hills Who Goes There? The Strange Encounter In Flatwoods

Fallout 76 – Tales from The West Virginia Hills Who Goes There? The Strange Encounter In Flatwoods


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