You approach Atom's holy ground. Why? State your purpose, or be divided in his sight.

Mother Isolde is the leader of the Church of the Children of Atom branch located in the Commonwealth in 2287.


Mother Isolde leads a group of non-hostile Children of Atom. She resides with fellow Children of Atom within the Crater of Atom, forming the sole human presence within the Glowing Sea. She is concerned about Brian Virgil's presence nearby, which is seen as an affront to Atom by some of the followers.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character is involved in quests.


Other interactions

  • There are further dialogue options to learn more about why she and the other followers are in the Glowing Sea, how they survive in the radiation and generally about the Church of the Children of Atom.
  • Far Harbor (add-on) If the player character has joined the Children of Atom by completing Visions in the Fog, a new dialogue option will appear when first speaking to her. The player character explains that they too are a Child of Atom and she accepts this as truth, though she is slightly suspicious about it.


Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Child of Atom rags Gamma gun Gamma round (varies)
Note from Brother Hoberman

Notable quotes

  • "Atom reached out and touched this world, bringing his Glow to us. It remains to this day, a reminder of his promise. Infinite worlds through divisions."
  • "In truth, this Virgil has caused some concern. Some believe his presence is an affront to Atom."


Isolde appears only in Fallout 4.

Behind the scenes

FB8 deco 301 color.pngThe following is based on unverified behind the scenes information and is speculative and may not be accurate.

Her name is possibly a reference to ISOLDE (an acronym for Isotope Separator On Line DEvice) which is an experimental infrastructure within the CERN complex of nuclear and particle physics experiments.

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