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There have been several reports of strange lights hovering over the Wasteland not far from here. The lights were congregating over an old abandoned mine. We need to investigate this before rumors of alien visitors start spreading!

Humans Like Us is a single-stage overseer quest in Fallout Shelter.


The top room contains a pair of dwellers that the player's dwellers can speak to. Most dialogue options have little consequence on this quest and are just for fun. The room contains a sci-fi fan outfit, just like the ones the resident dwellers are wearing. The second floor also has a dweller who is available to speak to. The next room to the left has two radscorpions. The third floor has another group of dwellers who can be spoken to. The room they are in contains a random legendary junk item. The rightmost room has a pair of radscorpions. The fourth floor has another lone dweller. The fifth floor has an irradiated radscorpion accompanied by another radscorpion. To the right of that are two more radscorpions. The sixth floor has a final group of dwellers as well as their overseer.

Depending on the dialogue options selected, it can lead to a fight. Only the first dialogue option is peaceful. Either way, an alien blaster is rewarded, and the room contains two Nuka-Cola Quantum. The next room to the left has a pair of radscorpions. On the bottom floor, there are another pair of radscorpions in the leftmost room.


Opening message Dweller response Character response
Greetings, fellow human beings, and welcome to our Vault.

It is good to encounter you, because we are a social, gregarious species.
Please feel free to walk among us, all beings hatched and grown on this planet.
Would you like beverages, foodstuff, or a complimentary exam?

This isn't really a Vault, it's an abandoned mine. Ha ha yes, you have gotten us. You are funny and as humans we like to laugh.
Have you guys seen strange lights in the sky? All lights in the sky are normal. You were confused by the planet Venus ha ha.
Sorry, complimentary what? Ha ha, just kidding. Humor is a distinctive human trait, wink wink.
[High-pitched guttural shriek]

Oh, sorry, I thought you were someone else ha ha.
It is good to talk to other humans using human-made sounds.
Please ask me a question so we may engage in a conversation.

Seen anything strange lately? Everything here is normal human stuff, no space aliens on a mission or anything.
Can we see your Overseer? Ha ha “take us to your leader” - I got that humorous cultural reference.
Look, John Smith, other fellow human beings like us ha ha.

Hello there, I am the human called John Smith, which is a human name.
My friend here is also called John Smith, so you can tell he is also human.
Neither of us is hiding his true form with optical camouflage, that would be absurd ha ha.

We're investigating strange lights in this area. There is no need, you should go back home to enjoy a nice beverage and foodstuff.
Nice to meet you both. Are you related? Ha ha well we were hatched in the same pod, so to speak ha ha.
I don't see many women here... Are you guys all male? Good catch ha ha but seriously we do need females if you can spare some that'd be great.
I would very much like to telephone home.

Ha ha just kidding, this Vault is our home now.
We just need to make the large, stinging invertebrates leave.
They like killing us, for some reason ha ha.

This isn't a Vault, it's a cave. Ha ha you say Zeta Reticuli a, I say Zeta Reticuli b...
You mean Radscorpions? We'll take care of those. It is through collaboration that our primitive species evolves!
Ah, the other humans of which we have heard. I am the one called Overseer.

I hope you find everything here normal and not at all disquieting ha ha.
It is important that you do not feel like you are examined by superior beings.
Please confirm that you do not feel like you are examined by superior beings.

You guys seem like pretty regular folks. Super, now go tell others never to come here because everything is normal ha ha.
About those strange lights... Ha ha no problem just look inside the opening of this pistol-like artefact.
Well, you guys are a *little* bit weird. ALERT! ALERT! ENGAGE EXTERMINATION PROTOCOL!

Quest stages

1 Travel for 14 hours to the designated location.
2Quest finishedTalk to the mysterious Overseer.
3 Talk to the mysterious Dwellers.


Single-stage quests
Main questsA Gathering of Ghouls · A Pale Imitation · A Poorly Thought-Out Plan · Against the Odds · Animal Rescue · Argh, Matey! · Arms Race · Beware of Over-dog! · Burnout · Can't Stop the Signal · Captured Critter · Choo-Choo! · Collector's Edition · CoveWatch! · Death and Denial · Den of Thieves · Diplomatic Mission! · Divide and Conquer · Dog Gone · Dog Shelter · Firestarter · Game of Vaults · Getting Started · Ghooooooooooooooooooul! · Honeymoon Horror · Hostage Negotiations · Hot Tub Slime Machine · Humans Like Us · Little Miss Wasteland · Little Red Radium Hood · Mall Madness · Monday Night Brawl · Monster Under the Bed · My Metal Pony · My Weird Science Project · Out of the Vault, Into the Shadows · Overwhelming Force · Queen of the Deathclaws! · Radiation Leak! · Raiding Party · Reign of Radroach Rodney! · Revenge of the Geeks · Robot Retrieval · Scientific Progress · Shotgun Wedding · Signal Failure · Take Me out to the Ball Game · Target Practice · The Abyss · The Brothers Grime · The Cat Burglar · The De-Buggers · The Scorpion... King? · The Secret of [REDACTED] · Time to Wake Up! · Too Good to Be True · War of the Nerds · Wasteland Doctoring · Wasteland: The Musical · Wedding Crashers · Wonders of Nature · Wonders of Science · Wonders of Technology
Daily questsBounty: 'Ol One-Eye · Bounty: Bash · Bounty: Butcher · Bounty: Shiner · Bounty: Snips · Bounty: Yak · Caps Run · Duo of Destruction: Alpha Deathclaws · Duo of Destruction: Glowing One (x2!) · Duo of Destruction: Glowing Radroaches · Duo of Destruction: Glowing Radscorpions · Duo of Destruction: Mole Rat Brood Mothers · Friendly Settlement! · Guardian of the Wastes: Deathclaws! · Guardian of the Wastes: Feral Ghouls! · Guardian of the Wastes: Mole Rats! · Guardian of the Wastes: Radroaches! · Guardian of the Wastes: Radscorpions! · Junk Run · Lunchbox Run · Nuka-Cola Quantum Run · Outfit Run · Rescue Operation · Science Cooperative! · Spelun-King Training · Spy on Raiders! · Weapons Run
Weekly questsGame Show Gauntlet · Vault-Tec Experiment Review
Limited time questsGhostly Gag · Horror Movie Night! · The Door Buster · The Haunting of Mass Chemical · The Spirit of Taking · To Grandmother's House We Go · Who's Carving the Turkey?
Special questsFactory Floor of Fear · The Mystery of Vault 666  · Vault 789 · Welcome to Paradise · With Friends Like These
Random questsA Cry for Help · A Nice Ghoul Like You · Anybody Home? · Big Trouble · Cabin Fever · Cabin Without the Woods · Clean-Up on Aisle Five · Crossing Paths · Dibs at the Red Rocket · Express Checkout · Family Matters · Fashion Statement · Food Fight! · Gas 'N Go · Get in Line · Hop on the Roach Coach · Infested! · Misery Loathes Company · One Ghoul Customer · Party Crasher · Pest Control · Pest-Case Scenario · Pit Stop · Post-Apocalyptic World Problems · Super-Duper Trooper · The Scenic Route · Uninvited Guests · Wasteland Getaway
Multi-stage questlines
A Settler Needs Your HelpFollowing His First Steps · Raider Troubles at Corvega · When Preston Calls · Kidnapping at Vault 778 · A Settler Needs Your Help
A Wasteland TailSOS! · Canine Recovery · Vault 199 · In Another Vault · The Tail Continues · No Time for Paws
Almost HumanOff the Rails · Synth in a Pinch · Not-so-Safehouse · Synths for Sale
Climbing the RanksClearing a Path · Taking out the Trash · Heat of the Knight · In Shining Armor
Detective Case FilesThe Case of the Captured Canine · The Case of the Missing Mitt · The Case of the Quantum Creeper · The Case of the Lost Lunch · The Bigsby Brown Case
Echoes of SteelHave Gun, Will Travel · Toy Soldiers · No Stone Unturned · Slash and Burn · Mission of Mercy · The Final Push
Food, Glowrious FoodAll Sales Final · Thyme is Money · Cheese, Please! · The Yolk's on You · High Steaks · The Towering Il Forno · By Hook or by Cook
Horsemen of the Post-Apocalypse Part 1Radroach Roundup · Undercover Operations · Dogs of War · Springing the Trap · Beat Reporting · Matters to Settle
Horsemen of the Post-Apocalypse Part 2Parley Time · Crime Scene Investigation · Death Revealed? · Give me Liberty and/or Death · Operation: Sandman · Release the Raiders!
Horsemen of the Post-Apocalypse Part 3Set 'em Up: Pestilence · Set 'em Up: Famine · Run, Three Dog, Run! · Knock 'Em Down · At Death's Door · Just Deserts
Journey to the Center of VaultopolisThe Path of Paula Plumbkin · A Thirst for Adventure · Paula's in a Pickle! · Into Vault 333! · Tankbusting · Return to Vault 333 · Truth Among the Ashes · Overrun · Powered Up! · The Road to Vaultopolis · The Vault-Tec Vantage · The Quest for Vault 525 · Playing Politics · The Red Rocket Reveal! · Vaultopolis Awaits!
Secret Agent PersonLive Dead Drop · The Infiltration Game · Secret Weapon Test · Sabotage! · Dart of Harkness · Extreme Prejudice
The Great Tato FamineThe Mysterious Disappearing Spuds · The Spreading Blight · The Night Watch · Spear Fishing · The Shadow Wolf · The Mole Rat Man
The Search for Jobinson's Jersey!Man on First · Man on Second · Man on Third · Time for a Grand Slam? · Worst. Coach. Ever. · Picked off at Second! · Seventh Inning Stretch · Getcha' Peanuts Here! · Last Inning! Or not... · There's no Crying in Baseball! · Runners in Scoring Position! · Conference on the Mound · Here's the Pitch... · Homerun! · Here's to You, Rackie Jobinson
The Thrill of the HuntBug Hunt · Whack-a-Mole · Aim for the Head! · Rock Them Like a Hurricane · The Most Dangerous Game · 12-Point Buck · The Final Hunt
The Wizard of WaterFons Vivus · Our Cups Runneth Over... WITH FAILURE · Half Full, Half Empty · Water into Brine · Aqua Nuka-Cola · Aqua-schema · The Reluctant Shill · Snake Water
When Irish Eyes are GlowingShamrock the Casbah · Driving the Snakes Out · The End of the Rainbow · It's Not Easy Being Green · The Banshee's Keen
Zines from the CommonwealthBroadsides · Headshots · A Map to the Stars · The (Thinly Veiled) Plot Thickens · Collateral Murder · Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy · Stop the Presses!
Limited time multi-stage questlines
Labor Dispute!Power to the People? · No Rest for the Wicked · All Work and No Play · Working Overtime · Rubarb's Reckoning
Nabbed from Nuka-WorldBottlecap Blues · In Hot Pursuit · Playing Catch-up · Pet Peeve · A Refreshing Rescue
No Thanks for the Gobbler!Gobble Gobbler! · A Delicious Trail of Danger! · The Last Gobble!
Springtime for AtomThe Rite of Spr(ay)ing · Spring Forward, Fall Back · E-Ster is Coming · The Sixth Sun · E-Ster Egg Hunt · Saving Daylight
The Book of WuvAll's Fair in Love and Nuclear War · This Golden Ring · A Labor of Love · Groom for Doubt
The Gridiron GangFirst Down · Second-Stringers · Third and Goal
The Mystery of Vault 31Halloween (Non)Fiction · Go West · Days Gone Bye · Mask Hysteria · Scare Tactics
The Party at the End of the WorldBlackout · A Special Brand · Walk of Shame · Jack Ain't Back · Human Bean Juice · KHAAANNNNN!!!!
Vault-Tec Saves Christmas!Santa's Helpers · Christmas at the Raider Camp · Cheer for the Ghouls · Rescue Santa!