|For other characters named James, see James.|
“Our wealthiest client has a thing for ghouls, and a thing for cowboys. He wants an escort who can satisfy both fetishes.”
Interactions with the player character
|This character starts quests.|
|This character is involved in quests.|
|This character is a merchant.||Sells: Booze|
- Wang Dang Atomic Tango: James asks the Courier to find him some strange escorts for his hotel.
- Talent Pool: James also needs to be convinced to let go of Hadrian's contract so he could work at The Aces in The Tops.
- Big Winner, Atomic Wrangler: After winning 5,000 chips from gambling at the Atomic Wrangler, the Courier will be prohibited by James from gambling there.
- Friend of the Followers: If the Followers of the Apocalypse fix the Garrets' stills, James Garret will donate supplies to them.
- Long-Term Care: James will give Med-X to the Followers in exchange for some knowledge.
Effects of player's actions
James will refuse to serve the player if they have a negative reputation in Freeside, instead offering to improve their reputation for a price.
|Apparel||Weapon||Other items||On death|
|Grimy pre-War businesswear||Atomic Wrangler bank key
Atomic Wrangler upstairs key
- If the Courier is attacked by Benny's bodyguards during Ring-a-Ding-Ding!, he will compliment the Courier on beating "Benny's goon squad" and give them a free bottle of liquor.
- If the occupants of the Atomic Wrangler are killed except James attempting to talk to him will result in him talking in a drunken slur and the player character will not be able to engage in dialogue with him again.
- If the Courier goes behind the counter, both Garrets will go after the Courier but never attack, just warning the Courier to go away.
- If he can't be found at the bar any time the player character visits the casino, he may be found sleeping in his room in third floor, behind an average locked door.
- Billy Knight mentions James Garret in his standup routine.
James Garret appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.