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Gatorclaws are creatures found in the Nuka-World amusement park in 2287.

BackgroundEdit

Gatorclaws inhabit the Safari Adventure area of Nuka-World. They were created by Dr. McDermot's experiments into cloning for security purposes, using a combination of alligator and Jackson's chameleon genetic material, along with brain cells from a super mutant. The gatorclaw is close in name and appearance to the deathclaw.

CharacteristicsEdit

BiologyEdit

Identical in posture and general anatomy to a deathclaw, gatorclaws have minor external traits that reflect their alligator genetics. They have an elongated, sock-like head and no horns. Their back and tail are protected by heavy platelike scutes, lined on either side by dull spikes. Their claws are very short and more robust than their untampered counterparts. Their skin is a dull forest green, contrasting sharply with their pale greyish underbellies. They can sometimes be seen lying flat in the same manner that alligators do.

Strangely enough, they have no tongue. They have the same animation as deathclaws when they "taste" the air with their tongue, but the gatorclaw appears to just sniff the air. It has a glottis like a deathclaw, but the tongue model appears to have been excluded.

Gameplay attributesEdit

Their overall behavior is the same as that of the deathclaw, including walk cycles, attack animations, and idle animations. They still use their claws to attack, despite having an ideal jaw structure for biting attacks. They also do not appear to have any grabbing attacks seen in deathclaws, likely due to the decreased motor skills their stubby claws and heavier hands afford them.

Once their related quest is completed, it is no longer possible to spawn anymore, as the cloning machine will endlessly spawn gazelles with no chance to end the process.

VariantsEdit

GatorclawEdit

Gatorclaw

The most common variety of the gatorclaw, a total of 19 can be found all over Safari Adventure. The gatorclaw shares a strong resemblance to the deathclaw in the base game of Fallout 4.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Gatorclaw
xx00d357
Icon level
40+
Icon eye
10
Icon heart
705+
Icon shield silver
100
Icon electrical
150
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
250
Icon XP
35
Icon fist
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon optional
Icon confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (60 Icon damage)
Icon attack
Heavy Melee (120 Icon damage)

Albino gatorclawEdit

FO4NW Albino Gatorclaw

The albino variant is much rarer and stronger than the basic gatorclaw. One can be encountered in the Safari Adventure cloning facility's lower level.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Albino gatorclaw
xx00eff0
Icon level
50+
Icon eye
10
Icon heart
755+
Icon shield silver
100
Icon electrical
150
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
250
Icon XP
35
Icon fist
Very aggressive: Will attack enemies and neutrals on sight.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon optional
Icon confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (60 Icon damage)
Icon attack
Heavy Melee (120 Icon damage)

NotesEdit

  • As evident by the Wasteland Whisperer perk, all of the gatorclaws appear to be female.
  • Gatorclaws are similar to the mutant crocodiles from the canceled game Fallout Tactics 2.
  • Companions will still refer to gatorclaws as deathclaws.
  • Gatorclaws do not respawn; making their meat, hands and hide finite.

AppearancesEdit

Gatorclaws appear only in the Fallout 4 add-on Nuka-World.

GalleryEdit

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