Gaius Magnus is a centurion located in Dry Wells in 2281. He only appears after completion of the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Lonesome Road if the Courier chooses to launch Ulysses' nuclear missiles against Caesar's Legion.
Gaius Magnus is a centurion who had conquered the 87th tribe that assimilated into Caesar's Legion. He was given the distinct honor of wearing the unique armor of the 87th Tribe. In 2281, he is in Dry Wells with some of his legionaries, who become marked men after the Courier sends an atomic strike to the area.
He has very high health, and like other ghouls and marked men, he also constantly regenerates health from the high radiation in the area.
Interactions with the player character
|This character is involved in quests.|
|Apparel||Weapon||Other items||On death|
|Armor of the 87th Tribe
|5mm, armor piercing
- Like Ulysses and Colonel Royez, Gaius Magnus is immune to knockdown attacks, such as the Ranger Takedown move or the special attack of the bumper sword.
- Although he is armed with a minigun, Gaius Magnus will put it away after the first shot and rely solely on his machete for combat. This is because his combat style is set to "NVDLC04CSMarkedMenMelee" according to the GECK editor, making him prefer melee weapons over firearms.
- Gaius Magnus, along with Colonel Royez, Frank Horrigan and Ulysses are the only characters in the series that have 10 points in all of the SPECIAL stats.
- Due to Gaius Magnus' immunity to knockdown, he simply freezes in place when he suffers a critical hit from the Compliance Regulator.
Gaius Magnus appears only in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on Lonesome Road.
Behind the scenes
- Due to the character's introduction in Lonesome Road, he does not count towards the Courier's tally for the Gun Runners' Arsenal challenge Against All Tyrants. This is because Gun Runner's Arsenal content cannot reference content from other add-ons without introducing load order bugs.
- His name is an amalgamation of two members of the First Triumvirate of Rome: Gaius Julius Caesar and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.
- Question: "On the GRA Steam page, it says the Bozar is intended to be an "all-powerful LMG"; does that mean it was intended to benefit from the "Grunt" perk like the LMG? It doesn't seem to, not that it isn't a beast of a weapon as-is."
Josh Sawyer: "Unfortunately, because Grunt was introduced in Honest Hearts (DLC), GRA cannot reference it without introducing load order bugs. Sorry."
(J.E. Sawyer at Formspring, 14 Dec 2011)