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Live & Love is a magazine perk in Fallout 4. It has nine ranks, each received by reading the nine different issues of Live & Love.


Reading an issue of this comic will grant you a perk. Each issue grants a different perk, which is focused on your companion or interaction with other people. For example, higher companion health, carry weight, or higher xp reward from persuading others.

EditID (magazine) Issue Perk & Effect Editor ID Base ID
1 #01, Fabulous 1st Issue: Life Long Best Friends! Companions permanently gain +10 health. PerkMagLiveNLove01 001696A8
2 #02, Nuke-The-Man! Companions permanently inflict +5% damage. PerkMagLiveNLove02
3 #03, Trim the Fat Companions permanently gain +10 carry weight. PerkMagLiveNLove03 001696AA
4 #04, The Secretary Charmer Permanently gain +25% XP from persuading women. PerkMagLiveNLove04 001696AB
5 #05, Talk Yourself Sober Permanently gain +1 Luck from alcohol when traveling with a companion. PerkMagLiveNLove05 001696AC
6 #06, Advice From Married Men Companions permanently gain +5 Damage Resistance and Energy Resistance. PerkMagLiveNLove06 001696AD
7 #07, Beware The Man Handler Permanently gain +25% XP from persuading men. PerkMagLiveNLove07 001696AE
8 #08, An Experience to Remember Permanently gain +5% XP while adventuring with a companion. PerkMagLiveNLove08 001696AF
9 #09, I Married a Robot! Robot companions permanently inflict +5% damage. PerkMagLiveNLove09 001E3CFB


  • Icon pc.png As of patch 1.2, Live & Love still has no effect on Cait, Curie, Dogmeat, MacCready or Preston Garvey. The player still gains bonuses that apply, but these companions do not. [verified]
  • Icon pc.png The bonus experience from rank 8 does not apply when traveling with Dogmeat. [verified]
  • Icon pc.png Issues 2 and 9 do not work unless the player also has issue 3. [verified]
  • Icon pc.png Issues 2 and 9 do not stack. Robotic companions will still only deal +5% damage.[verified]
  • Icon pc.png Issue 5 conflicts with the third rank of Party Girl Party Boy, only receiving +3 Luck while under the effects of alcohol. Needs testing of perk order, whether to avoid being intoxicated as you pick up the magazine. It may also not work at all or with specific companions regardless of the Party Boy/Girl perk. It's not fixed in patch 1.3. [verified]