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Mega sloths are creatures found in Appalachia in 2102.

BackgroundEdit

Where the mega sloths of Appalachia came from is unknown. It is noted, however, that Isaac Garrahan owned several sloths at his family's estate before the Great War, and they are recorded to have escaped the enclosure on at least two occasions.[1] [2]

CharacteristicsEdit

BiologyEdit

The mega sloth is a three-toed sloth mutated by radiation. Standing over nine feet tall, its body is covered with filthy, shaggy fur with clusters of mushrooms growing in the fur on its back (similar to how real-life sloths allow fungus to grow in their fur), as well as heavily calloused patches of skin and a mouth full of sharp teeth. The mega sloth is also highly aggressive and fast, at least by sloth standards.

Gameplay attributesEdit

Mega sloths can be found walking about, particularly throughout the Mire. Though not immediately hostile, they may become aggressive if the player character gets too close. They will then use their claws to scratch and throw rocks at the player character, and they may even release fungal spores from the mushrooms growing on their backs. They are tough, quick-footed and can deal heavy damage to an unarmored target. Some can be found dangling from large trees, similar to Gulpers.

VariantsEdit

Baby mega slothEdit

A scaled down mega sloth, encountered during the Mama's Rage random encounter.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Baby mega sloth
004ecc72
Icon level
?
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Sluggish mega slothEdit

A weaker variant of the mega sloth, it can be encountered at a lower level.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Sluggish mega sloth
0013ba15
Icon level
20
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (0 Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Mega slothEdit

Fallout76 E3 Megasloth

A base variant of the creature, with the attributes mentioned above.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Mega sloth
00525a13
Icon level
30
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
?
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Lumbering mega slothEdit

FO76 Lumbering megasloth

A slightly stronger variant, most commonly encountered in more difficult zones such as the Mire.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Lumbering mega sloth
00525a14
Icon level
35
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
0
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Hulking mega slothEdit

FO76 Hulking megasloth

A stronger variant of the mega sloth, it can be encountered at a higher level.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Hulking mega sloth
00525a15
Icon level
40
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
200
Icon electrical
150
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
100
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Glowing mega slothEdit

Icon cut contentThe following is based on Fallout 76 cut content and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

A mega sloth that has become inundated with radiation, to the point of luminescence.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Glowing mega sloth
004ec104
Icon level
?
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
?
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
?
Icon poison
?
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty
Icon cut contentEnd of information based on Fallout 76 cut content.

Scorched mega slothEdit

FO76 Scorched mega sloth

A mega sloth that has been infected with the Scorched Plague.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Scorched mega sloth
????????
Icon level
40
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
200
Icon electrical
150
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
0
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty

Lazy mega slothEdit

This variant is encountered during Nuclear Winter.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Lazy mega sloth Gametitle-FO76 NW
005262bd
Icon level
?
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
?
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
0
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty
  • Icon dead

Elite mega slothEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Elite mega sloth Gametitle-FO76 NW
005262bd
Icon level
?
Icon eye
?
Icon heart
?
Icon shield silver
?
Icon electrical
?
Icon radiation
Immune
Icon poison
0
Icon XP
?
Icon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Icon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
Icon attack
Melee (Icon damage)
Icon attack
empty
  • Icon dead

LocationsEdit

Related questsEdit

ChallengesEdit

Kill a megasloth in the Cranberry Bog (daily)

NotesEdit

Mega sloths are a potential candidate for taming. If found alone in a random encounter, the player character can send the tamed beast to their C.A.M.P. for defense.

AppearancesEdit

Mega sloths appear only in Fallout 76.

Behind the scenesEdit

The mega sloth may be a reference to prehistoric giant ground sloths, some varieties of which could be the size of elephants. The first real-life mega sloth was found on a cave in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

BugsEdit

Playstation 4Icon ps4 Xbox OneIcon xboxone When a mega sloth dies, it may freeze in place and not play its death animation. Its corpse can be clipped through, and looting it will be impossible.[verification overdue]

  • One way to fix this is by fast traveling back and forth to the location of the sloth.

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