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Initiate Pappas is a member of the Brotherhood of Steel in Appalachia.


Initiate Pappas is a member of a Brotherhood of Steel technology recovery team reporting to Scribe Valdez. In order to observe and document the combat abilities of the Rust Eagles' battle bots, his team engages in pit fighting at the Metal Dome arena. He is open to the idea of adopting a stage name to use when fighting alongside his fellow "Gladiators of Steel".

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character is a ghost. Ghost characters cannot be damaged, and will ignore combat.
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This character is essential. Essential characters cannot be killed.
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This character starts events.

Event: Test Your Metal

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This character appears in the following locations.

Other interactions

Initiate Pappas serves as the quest giver for Event: Test Your Metal. During the event, he will radio in secondary objectives and give commentary.


Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Brotherhood scribe outfit (50%)
Brotherhood soldier suit + Full BoS combat armor set (50%)
Laser gun (randomized) N/A N/A


Initiate Pappas appears only in Fallout 76, introduced in the Steel Reign update.