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Possum badges are a form of currency in Fallout 76, introduced in the Wild Appalachia update.

Background

Possum badges are used by the Pioneer Scouts to mark progression through the Order of the Possum. They are earned by completing World Challenges set by Scout Leader Jaggy at the Pioneer Scout camp. Additional badges may be earned by completing Stings and Things, Operation Tidy and Campfire Tales.

Badges

Possum challenges
Badge Name Challenges
FO76 badge Archaeologist.png Possum: Archaeologist
FO76 badge Atomics Fan.png Possum: Atomics Fan
FO76 badge Backpacker.png Possum: Backpacker
FO76 badge Chemist.png Possum: Chemist
FO76 badge Collector.png Possum: Collector
  • Pass the "Collector" knowledge exam at an exam terminal
  • Acquire Nuka-Cola flavors: Nuka-Cola
  • Acquire Nuka-Cola flavors: Nuka-Cherry
  • Acquire Nuka-Cola flavors: Nuka-Cola Dark
  • Acquire Nuka-Cola flavors: Nuka-Cola Orange
  • Acquire Nuka-Cola flavors: Nuka-Cola Quantum
  • Acquire Nuka-Cola flavors: Nuka-Cola Wild
  • Acquire Nuka-Cola flavors: Nuka-Grape
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: Who Goes There? - Part 1
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: Who Goes There? - Part 2
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: The Beast of Grafton - Part 1
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: The Beast of Grafton - Part 2
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: The Mothman Cometh - Part 1
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: The Mothman Cometh - Part 2
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: Sideshow Snallygaster - Part 1
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: Sideshow Snallygaster - Part 2
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: Curse of the Wendigo - Part 1
  • Acquire Tales from the West Virginia Hills: Curse of the Wendigo - Part 2
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Teddy Bear
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Bubblegum Bear
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Bumblebear
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Comrade Chubs
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Imported Chinese Panda
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Lil' Ginger Snuggles
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Pristine Teddy Bear
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Quantum Bear
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Radbear
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Stuffed Grizzly
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Stuffed Polar Bear
  • Acquire Teddy Bears: Teddy Fear
  • Acquire Unstoppables magazines: Unstoppables 1
  • Acquire Unstoppables magazines: Unstoppables 2
  • Acquire Unstoppables magazines: Unstoppables 3
  • Acquire Unstoppables magazines: Unstoppables 4
  • Acquire Unstoppables magazines: Unstoppables 5
FO76 badge Electrician.png Possum: Electrician
  • Pass the "Electrician" knowledge exam at an exam terminal
  • Build a generator in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a light fixture in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a power connector in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Mod a weapon to do shock damage
  • Restore power to a Power Plant
  • Be a conduit in the Encryptid event (60)
  • Take a camera picture of a generator
FO76 badge Gardener.png Possum: Gardener
FO76 badge Leatherworker.png Possum: Leatherworker
  • Pass the "Leatherworker" knowledge exam at an exam terminal
  • Craft Leather Chest Piece armor
  • Craft Leather Left Arm armor
  • Craft Leather Left Leg armor
  • Craft Leather Right Arm armor
  • Craft Leather Right Leg armor
  • Build a bear skin rug in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a Fertilizer Producer in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build an armor workbench in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build taxidermy items in a Workshop or C.A.M.P. (3)
  • Mod Leather Armor (5)
  • Scrap brahmin hide (5)
  • Scrap deathclaw hide (5)
  • Scrap radstag hide (5)
  • Scrap yao guai hide (5)
  • Take a camera picture of a Mounted Cat Head at Van Lowe Taxidermy
  • Take a camera picture of Mounted Brahmin Heads at Black Bear Lodge
  • Take a camera picture of Mounted Radstag Heads at Appalachian Antiques
FO76 badge Metalworker.png Possum: Metalworker
FO76 badge Miner.png Possum: Miner
  • Pass the "Miner" knowledge exam at an exam terminal
  • Complete the "Lucky Strike" quest (5)
  • Sign in at Garrahan Mining Headquarters
  • Sign in at Hornwright Industrial Headquarters
  • Acquire a Miner Hat or Helmet
  • Acquire a Miner's Lamp
  • Acquire a Miner Uniform
  • Acquire a Mole Miner Gauntlet
  • Acquire a Pickaxe
  • Acquire a Super Sledge
  • Build a Mineral Extractor - Aluminum in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a Mineral Extractor - Copper in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a Mineral Extractor - Gold in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a Mineral Extractor - Lead in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a Mineral Extractor - Silver in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a Mineral Extractor - Steel in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a Mineral Extractor - Titanium in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Take a camera picture of an Aluminum Deposit
  • Take a camera picture of a Coal Deposit
  • Take a camera picture of a Copper Deposit
  • Take a camera picture of a Gold Deposit
  • Take a camera picture of an Iron Deposit
  • Take a camera picture of a Lead Deposit
  • Take a camera picture of a Silver Deposit
  • Take a camera picture of a Black Titanium Deposit
FO76 badge Musician.png Possum: Musician
  • Pass the "Musician" knowledge exam at an exam terminal
  • Complete the "One Violent Night" event
  • Kill enemies with a musical instrument (30)
  • Build a juke box in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a radio in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a piano in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a wind instrument in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Build a wood instrument in a Workshop or C.A.M.P.
  • Play an acoustic guitar
  • Play a bass
  • Play a snare drum
  • Play any musical instrument at The Nukashine
  • Play any musical instrument at The Rusty Pick
  • Play any musical instrument at Watoga High School
FO76 badge Photographer.png Possum: Photographer
  • Pass the "Photographer" knowledge exam at an exam terminal
  • Mod a Camera
  • Craft camera film (50)
  • Take a camera picture of the Charleston Capitol Building
  • Take a camera picture of Grafton Dam
  • Take a camera picture of Top of the World
  • Take a camera picture of a Wendigo
  • Take a camera picture while its foggy
  • Take a camera picture while its raining
  • Take a camera picture at sunrise
  • Take a camera picture at sunset
  • Take a camera picture at night
FO76 badge Rail Enthusiast.png Possum: Rail Enthusiast
FO76 badge Roboticist.png Possum: Roboticist

Redeemable rewards

Possum badges are exchanged at Possum vending machines, automated vendors set up by the Pioneer Scouts to distribute to Possum-themed items.

They can be found at certain Pioneer Scout locations such as Camp Adams and the Pioneer Scout camp (Camp Lewis). They are usually accompanied by Tadpole vending machines. The machines offer the following items:

Possum vending machine
Name Cost
Pioneer Scout Hat: Possum 3 badges
Pioneer Scout Possum shorts 2 badges
Pioneer Scout Possum skirt 2 badges
Plan: Backpack armor plated mod 5 badges
Plan: Backpack high capacity mod 8 badges
Plan: Backpack insulated mod 5 badges
Plan: Backpack lead lined mod 5 badges
Plan: Backpack refrigerated mod 8 badges
Plan: Pioneer Scout banner: Possum 1 badge
Plan: Pioneer Scout Possum backpack 3 badges
Plan: Pioneer Scout stash box 5 badges
Plan: ProSnap Deluxe night-vision lens 5 badges

Notes

  • Possum badges cannot be traded and are not shared between characters. Challenge completions are not shared between characters.
  • Fourteen Possum badges can be earned via Challenges in total, with each having a unique icon. The requirements for earning the badges can be found in the main menu by going to World tab in the Challenges menu.
  • Each challenge requires the player to complete a knowledge exam. The complete list of exams along with their answers can be found here.

Bugs

  • PCIcon pc.png Xbox OneIcon xboxone.png Playstation 4Icon ps4.png The Musician challenge cannot be completed, because no buildable instruments satisfy the "Build a wood instrument in a Workshop or C.A.M.P." requirement.[verified]

See also

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