Justin Ayo (username Ayo.J)[1] is the acting director of the Synth Retention Bureau in 2287.


Justin took over the role of director from the absent Zimmer. Many members of the Institute believe he is too eager to use his position for his own gains.

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This character starts quests.
Perk empathy synthesizer
This character is involved in quests.


  • Mankind - Redefined: Ayo is vocally against Father's announcement to appoint the Sole Survivor as his successor, but Father's words remain final.
  • Plugging a Leak: Ayo is trying to find out how synths keep managing to escape despite his efforts to prevent it. This quest is only available if the Sole Survivor has not completed Tradecraft for the Railroad. Otherwise Ayo is too suspicious of their Railroad ties to bring it up.
  • Political Leanings: Ayo wants the Sole Survivor to go and collect a report from a certain synth agent in a high profile position.


Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Black Institute division head coat


His room is located in the second level above the main floor in the cafeteria tower, and contains a usable terminal.


Justin Ayo appears only in Fallout 4.


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