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“The Liberator robot was deployed by air onto American soil in the days leading up to the Great War. Its purpose was to inspire invading Chinese troops and spread Communist propaganda.”— Fallout 76 loading screen
Liberators were small pre-War drones used by the People's Liberation Army. They were deployed by air across the United States, to serve as the vanguard to a planned ground invasion by Chinese troops, but the Great War broke out before any invasion occurred. By 2102, many Liberators continued to function across Appalachia.
A Liberator is shaped like an artillery shell, with four panels around the sides that can be extended outward from the main body and used as legs for movement. Chinese inscriptions, as well as a red star around the machine's single eye, are emblazoned on the Liberator's exterior. Its eye is capable of firing a weak laser, and it often vocalizes in Chinese when attacking. The presence of propaganda flyers and information found on terminal entries at Fujiniya Intelligence Base indicates it was designed for waging information warfare as well as fighting.
Individually, Liberators are fragile enemies that pose little threat. They can attack at range with their laser or close in on a target and slam it with their bodies. Liberators are usually encountered in groups.