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I can fix up all sorts of stuff. Got me blower, named it Claudia, fit most any car - give it a lot more power. Only $1000. You interested?

Ratch is a junkyard hobo in the NCR Bazaar in 2241.


Buried under a heap of rags and with an extremely strong smell, the owner of the junkyard in the NCR Bazaar is a skilled mechanic plagued by lice and various other illnesses. He has a tendency to name his junk, like he would his children.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character is a merchant. Sells: A blower for the Highwayman ($1000)
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This character can modify weapons.


Other interactions

For $5 apiece, Ratch can give the Chosen One some minor gossip. Otherwise, for $1000, he can install a blower, which he has named Claudia, into the Highwayman. The process will take him six hours to complete and adds a speed increase to the car.


Apparel Weapon Other items
Brown robes Combat knife
Brass knuckles


Ratch appears only in Fallout 2.