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Isn't that old bomber a beauty? Thanks so much for making an old man's dreams come true.

Loyal is an elder member of the Boomers at Nellis Air Force Base in 2281.

Background[edit | edit source]

Loyal is the chief mechanic for the Nellis Air Force Base. Keeping the solar array and other key machines functioning are his primary concerns. He has lived at Nellis since his people left Vault 34. Unlike the other Boomers, Loyal does not appear to be xenophobic. He actually seems to appreciate the Courier's help.

Loyal can be found eating breakfast in the mess hall & munitions storage from 8:00-10:00 am, then in the southern hangar of Nellis or in his house, which is the farthest to the left of the three barracks, on the back side of the two main hangars.

Interactions with the player character[edit | edit source]

Interactions overview[edit | edit source]

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This character starts quests.
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This character is involved in quests.

Quests[edit | edit source]

Inventory[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Loyal appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Loyal is named after Joshua Sawyer's grandfather, who worked as a machinist.[1]

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Sometimes, if Crazy, Crazy, Crazy quest has not been completed, Loyal may disappear from Nellis Air Force Base. Completing that quest should fix this problem. Likewise, he can often be found via quest location marker.[verified]
  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png If the player character has completed Volare! before doing the Render Unto Caesar or The House Always Wins questlines, Loyal becomes useless when attempting to get The Boomers to side with either faction. Despite the quest arrow pointing to him, the only remark he will give is about the resurrected plane. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc.png Playstation 3Icon ps3.png Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Loyal may go missing after completing Volare! This is because the hanger with the B29 is replaced with another cell. Loyal may be stuck in the old cell. Loyal may be found passing through Black Mountain after killing all Nightkin guards. [verified]
    • To fix this on PC, enter player.placeatme 000fed42 into the console when inside the B29 version of the hangar.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Joshua Sawyer at Reboot Develop 2018: "That's Loyal. For any Fallout: New Vegas fans out there, if you know Loyal from the Boomers, he's named after my grandpa. He was a machinist, he helped form the Machinist's Union at the place where he worked in Wisconsin."
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