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Scribe Ibsen is a Mojave Brotherhood of Steel Scribe living in the Hidden Valley bunker in 2281.


Scribe Ibsen is a data analyst for the Brotherhood of Steel; he specializes in retrieving and storing data.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character starts quests.

Hidden Valley computer virus

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This character is involved in quests.

Still in the Dark


  • Hidden Valley computer virus: The Courier may help out with a task involving a computer virus that has infected the system of computers in the area. When the player character takes this task, they must isolate the virus three times, in three different terminals, or the player character can convince Ibsen with Science 70.
  • Still in the Dark: Ask Ibsen to allow the player character to access data on past elders being overthrown from their positions.



If Veronica is an active companion, she will tell Ibsen not to work too hard.


Scribe Ibsen appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.


Playstation 3Playstation 3 Xbox 360Xbox 360 This character, Nolan McNamara, Lars Taggart and Oliver Swanick share the same tone and voice (maybe even the same file) for the farewell "Later" at the end of their dialogue.[verified]