Mini-FOT LogoThe following is based on Fallout Tactics and some details might contradict canon.
...stupid friggin tradition...

Phil, the Nuka-Cola dude is a character appearing in the special encounter Phil.


Phil has the thankless job of riding his bike around the wasteland and refilling all of the Nuka-Cola machines that litter it. It's a tradition, apparently passed down from generation to generation. Phil is not impressed and really hates his job.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Location
Recruit: Icon cross
Merchant: Icon cross
Replenish: Icon cross
Missions involved: Icon cross
Locations: Icon check
Phil (special encounter)

Other interactionsEdit

If the Warrior tries to steal the Nuka-Cola from Phil by pick-pocketing him and is unsuccessful, Phil will attack, using his Molotov cocktails to defend himself.


Apparel Weapon Other items On death
A nifty Nuka-Cola uniform Molotov cocktail x20 Classic Nuka-Cola x100
Fusion Cola

Notable quotesEdit

  • "...stupid friggin Nuka Cola..."
  • "...why I haveta drag it round the desert..."
  • "...stupid friggin tradition..."
  • "...they like it so much, why don't -THEY- deliver it..."
  • "...seventy three more stops to go, dammit..."


Phil, the Nuka-Cola dude appears only in Fallout Tactics in the special encounter Phil.

Behind the scenesEdit

According to game file, Phil had a dialogue for when the player character spoke to him.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+