Perk wild wastelandThe following is based on the Wild Wasteland trait and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

Rancorous Ruth is a member of Maud's Muggers in Freeside in 2281.


An elderly lady who will attack the Courier once they exit Cerulean Robotics in Freeside. She is a part of Maud's Muggers, a group of elderly female muggers, otherwise consisting of Malefic Maud, the leader and Irate Ida.

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General Services Quests
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The three women of Maud's Muggers are remarkably small. According to the G.E.C.K., Ruth is 0.9 times the size of the Courier.


Rancorous Ruth appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.

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