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Taking out the Trash is a radiant side quest in the Fallout 4 add-on Nuka-World.

Quick walkthrough

Detailed walkthrough

Upon acquiring the quest, the Sole Survivor must travel to a marked location in the Commonwealth. Once there, they will be required to kill a marked target. The Sole Survivor can kill them outright or ask them to follow them to a hidden location so they can be disposed of quietly.

Possible target locations

Quest stages

Quest stages
StageStatusDescriptionLog Entry
10 Kill <Alias=Target> in <Alias=Location><Alias=QuestGiver> has asked me to kill <Alias=Target> at <Alias=Location>.
100 Return to <Alias=QuestGiver>
150Quest finishedQuest complete
250Quest failedPlayer is kicked out by the raiders


  • If the Sole Survivor kills the target in front of others, even while hidden, friendly NPCs in the area turn hostile in reaction to the death.
  • There is no way to complete the quest without killing the targeted NPC.


PCPC Playstation 4Playstation 4 Xbox OneXbox One Sometimes the quest target will not spawn.[verified]

  • PCPC Use SetStage DLC04_RQ_KillTroubleMaker 100 to advance the quest.
  • Playstation 4Playstation 4 Reload an earlier save prior to accepting the quest.