Taboo Tattoos is a magazine in Fallout 4.


The magazine gives a free facial tattoo available at any facial reconstruction surgeon.

Magazine issuesEdit

Editor ID Issue Location Location Description Tattoos available Base ID
01 #1, 13 Mass Pike Tunnel In a locked room to the south, next to Det. Perry's holotape Four leaf clover with wishbone and '13' below it on one's cheekbone 00184d9b
02 #10, Eagle's Nest Concord civic access In the scavenger’s sleeping area, close to the steamer trunk, the western area near exit stairs Cartoon eagle on throat. 00184da5
03 #12, Skulls Are Hip!! Irish Pride Industries shipyard On a metal table, inside the docked ship, in the shipyard interior Radioactive skull on one's forehead 00184dc0
04 #16, Sailor Vault 81 On the lowest level of the atrium, in the barber's shop Upside-down horseshoe, "bad luck" on the forehead 00180a2a
05 #2, Anchor Thicket Excavations In the metal trailer caravan on the marble edge (south) of the excavation area, close to two other trailers Anchor and stars on the forehead 00185ce2


Instead of an expected mermaid/anchor tattoo from "Sailor" issue #16, the "Bad Luck" tattoo from cut magazine issue #04 is used for it.

Behind the scenesEdit

50 Vault-Tec C.E.O.The following is based on unverified behind the scenes information and has not been confirmed by canon sources.
  • Issue #12 of Taboo Tattoos contains a reference to one of Bethesda's other games, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, with one of the skulls on the magazine wearing the iconic iron helmet from said game.
  • The monkey design from the cut issue #3 is a reference to the infamous "Aloha Monkey," one of the signatures of famed tattoo artist "Sailor Jerry" Collins.
50 Vault-Tec C.E.O.End of information based on unverified behind the scenes information.


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