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The Overseer scouted ahead. Find her logs.

Overseer's Mission is a side quest in Fallout 76.

Quick walkthroughEdit

The player character needs to collect all the holotape logs left behind by the overseer of Vault 76 in her primary quest to secure Appalachia's three nuclear missile silos.

Detailed walkthroughEdit

There are 18 holotapes whose name start with "Overseer's log." The first one, Overseer's log - Vault 76, can be ejected from the overseer's office terminal in Vault 76, or can be received from Pennington after exiting Vault 76.

Collecting the 17 other holotapes completes a Challenge, and are the only tapes necessary for this quest. With two exceptions, these holotapes are always found in an overseer's cache. Whenever a player character comes within the vicinity of a holotape an objective marker will appear. The player character does not need to pick up the holotapes in order, but they will make more sense if they are.

In probable chronological order, the holotapes are:

  1. Overseer's log - C.A.M.P. - The overseer's camp south of Vault 76 during the quest First Contact.
  2. Overseer's log - Flatwoods - At the church that is the Responders command and trading post in Flatwoods, to the right of the church's entrance.
  3. Overseer's log - Morgantown - Near the Responders HQ terminal on the second floor of the Morgantown Airport terminal.
  4. Overseer's log - Firehouse - The Charleston Fire Department.
  5. Overseer's log - Top of the World - At Top of the World in front of the elevator doors.
  6. Overseer's log - Free States - Outside of Abbie's bunker.
  7. Overseer's log - Camp Venture - At Camp Venture.
  8. Overseer's log - Allegheny - In Fort Defiance, close to the third floor elevator.
  9. Overseer's log - McClintock - In Camp McClintock.
  10. Overseer's log - Charleston - In the Charleston Capitol Building.
  11. Overseer's log - Fort Defiance - Also in Fort Defiance, but close to the fourth floor elevator.
  12. Overseer's log - Grafton - In Grafton, right next to the Grafton mayor.
  13. Overseer's log - Site Alpha - Close to the elevator which descends into Site Alpha.
  14. Overseer's log - Site Bravo - Close to the elevator which descends into Site Bravo.
  15. Overseer's log - Site Charlie - At R&G Processing Services, near the Site Charlie elevator.
  16. Overseer's log - Nuke launch - Close to any of the previous three holotapes, after a player character on the server has nuked a target that isn't a fissure site.
  17. Overseer's log - Mountainside - The Mountainside Bed & Breakfast, north of Site Charlie, at a makeshift table outside the building; this holotape is not part of a cache

Quest stagesEdit

StageStatusDescriptionLog Entry
?Icon checkFollow the Overseer's journeyThe Overseer is scouting Appalachia looking for a way to secure the nuclear silos. I should look for any logs that she leaves behind.


  • The quest has no in-game reward for completing it, instead rewarding 80 Atoms for use in the Atomic Shop.
  • It is not clear if the overseer survived her injuries in "Overseer's log - Mountainside" since neither her body nor any further logs are found.
    • The E3 trailer for the Wastelanders add-on includes narration from the Overseer, supporting the idea that she survived those injuries and might continue to create additional holotapes for the player character.
  • Currently, there is no way to "finish" this quest and remove it from the quest log; it will remain in the player's quest log even if all Holotapes are collected.

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