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The Outcast distress signal is acquired automatically upon entering the Capital Wasteland after loading the Operation: Anchorage add-on.


Defender Morrill asks any Outcast capable of receiving the signal for support. Listening to his message starts the Aiding the Outcasts quest.


Transcript Audio

"This is Defender Morrill, any Outcasts listening on this frequency report to sector 7-B, Bailey's Crossroads. This is a high-priority message, backup is needed at our location. Any personnel listening on this frequency please report at once."


  • It may take a few minutes for the signal to appear after starting/loading a game.
  • If one has the add-on Point Lookout installed, they can pick up the signal in Point Lookout.