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The Institute paint is a paint scheme in Fallout 4. It is obtained upon completing the quest Nuclear Family.


The paint scheme is a white base with the Institute logo painted on the chest. It can only be modded on the X-01 power armor. The writing on the back of the armor labels it as "X-01-I P10 POLYMERIZED CASTING MIX C78A18N3G1."

Creation Club logo.jpgThe following is based on Creation Club content and is not canon.

With the addition of the Captain Cosmos Creation Club content, it can also be added to the CC-00 power armor, but does not add any weight. It requires oil x2 and steel x2 per piece painted.

The "Hellfire Power Armor" Creation Club content allows painting the Hellfire power armor.

Creation Club logo.jpgEnd of information based on Creation Club content.


It increases Intelligence by 1 when all armor pieces are painted with Intelligence-boosting paint.


Using the console command set pa_global_material_institute to 1 will make the paint scheme available for use without doing any of the required quests.


Icon pc.png Icon ps4.png Icon xboxone.png When the paint job is applied to the X-01 power armor, the nose area of the helmet will have a part that is untextured.[verification overdue]


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