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Private Lucky is a U.S. Army military working dog in Appalachia in 2103.

Background

Private Lucky is the last surviving member of a U.S. Army canine team formerly composed of himself, Angel, and Odysseus. These military working dogs served alongside former United States Armed Forces soldiers Captain Oliver Fields, Sergeant Radcliff and their trainer Sergeant Thompson, and played a vital role in the team's escape from Pittsburgh sometime after the Great War, though not without injury.[1]

While Lucky was a puppy, Sergeant Thompson trained him by clicking a Nuka-Cola bottlecap as a reward rather than using treats. As a result, Lucky now treats the clicking sound of a bottle cap as a positive stimulus.[2]

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

Interactions
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This character is essential. Essential characters cannot be killed.
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This character is involved in quests.

Quests

Inventory

Apparel Weapon Other items On death

Appearances

Lucky appears only in Fallout 76, introduced in the Wastelanders update.

Behind the scenes

Captain Fields, Sergeant Thompson, Sergeant Radcliff, Private Lucky, Odysseus, and Angel are all identified as members of The Old Guard. Their presence is a nod to the real-world 947th Military Police Detachment, part of the U.S. Army’s 4th Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, otherwise known as The Old Guard. This unit has the second largest Military Working Dog detachment in the continental United States and works closely with the U.S. Secret Service, similar to their role in Fallout 76.

References

  1. The Old Guard, Vol 14: Ch 2
  2. Thompson: "I don't use treats with Lucky anymore. Whenever I rewarded him as a puppy, I clicked a Nuka-Cola cap. Now I just click the cap and he's happy and fit."
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