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The rocky cave (also known as Virgil's laboratory) is a location in the Commonwealth in 2287. Virgil has chosen this cave as his refuge, as it is deep within the Glowing Sea and out of the Institute's grasp.

Layout[edit | edit source]

The cave entrance is a small cavity in a larger rock structure that opens up to a wider passage. At the end of the passage lies an opening, guarded by turrets, to a chamber that has been furnished with laboratory equipment and a small living quarters.

Notable loot[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Virgil will not be present until the quest The Glowing Sea is obtained.
  • If any of the turrets or the protectron is destroyed prior, the quest The Glowing Sea will fail immediately upon re-entering the cave.
  • The two turrets and protectron inside the cave are not hostile to the player character unless provoked.
  • According to the terminal in the room, Virgil had tried to control his mutation but was unable to due to the lack of tools. The progress shows the characteristic of a super mutant. The logs also mentioned the "Children of the Atom".
  • Outside the cave is a sleeping deathclaw.
  • Radscorpions may come up out of the ground before entering or after exiting the cave.
  • All owned items will become free after finishing Virgil's Cure.

Appearances[edit | edit source]

The rocky cave appears only in Fallout 4.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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