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For Fallout 76 article template, see Template:Create article/character/FO76.

Infobox template for characters.

Usage

Place the following at the top of the article, below any page management templates:

Parameters

General infobox parameters

Sometimes required or at least one required
games
Abbreviation(s) for games of appearance. For accepted abbreviations please see {{abb}}. Multiple abbreviations can be specified if separated by commas (,).
Optional
name
Main title/"headline" of the infobox. By default, the name of the current page without any disambiguation suffixes (i.e. terms in brackets at the end) is used.
Optional
subtitle
Text in small font below the main infobox title.
Optional
image up to image5
File name of image(s) (without "File:") to be displayed below main header and above main infobox content.
Optional
(default: "240px")
image size up to image5 size
Width of corresponding image in pixels (e.g. "240px").
Optional
image desc
Description for image, displayed below the image.
Optional
icon
File name of icon (without "File:"), i.e. the small image which is displayed in the top right corner of the main image area.
Optional
icon offset
Offset for icon in pixels, i.e. the icon is moved "upwards" by the specified amount of pixels. Setting this to "@outside" results in the icon being placed completely outside (above) the image area.

Specific parameters

Sometimes required or at least one required
mentions
Abbreviation(s) for games this character is mentioned in (use games for actual appearances). "Mentioned" means that the character does not actually appear in the game (dead or alive), but is mentioned by other characters or ingame sources. For accepted abbreviations please see {{abb}}. Multiple abbreviations can be specified if separated by commas (,).
Required
(default: "character")
type
Determines the supertitle and what it links to.

Available options:

  • ally: "ally"
  • companion: "companion"
  • merchant: "merchant"
  • vendor: "vendor"
  • creature: "creature"
  • robot: "robot"
  • cut character: "cut character"
Sometimes required or at least one required
label
Adds a tab function to swap between pictures.
  • Use in tandem with image2 - image5.
  • Leaving these fields blank will omit the tabber section.
  • If you want a second photo:
    • label=image title
    • label2=image2 title
  • Supports up to
Sometimes required or at least one required
image2-5
Adds additional images.
  • Use in tandem with label - label5 and image desc2 - image desc5.
Sometimes required or at least one required
image desc2-5
Adds descriptions to additional images.
  • Use in tandem with image2 - image5.
Sometimes required or at least one required
quests
Quests character is involved in, if any.
Sometimes required or at least one required
events
Fallout 76 events character is involved in, if any.
  • Fallout 76 only
Sometimes required or at least one required
missions
Missions character is involved in, if any.
  • Fallout Tactics only
Sometimes required or at least one required
recrcost
Cost to recruit character.
  • Fallout Tactics only
Sometimes required or at least one required
rankw
Warrior rank required to recruit character.
  • Fallout Tactics only
Required
race
Race/Species of character.
Optional
subrace
Subrace/subspecies of character, if necessary. ### DO NOT BE RACIST OR I WILL DELETE THIS ###
Required
sex
The gender of the character, if known.
  • Display text will say "Gender"
Required
affiliation
Which factions or actors character is associated with that are not optional.
Required
optional
Which factions or actors character is associated with optionally, such as in the case of player characters.
Required
role
Which role character performs within its organization or the character's occupation.
Sometimes required or at least one required
rank
Which rank character holds within its organization, if any.
Required
location
Location(s) at which the character can be found.
Sometimes required or at least one required
alignment
Karma alignment.
  • Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas only
Sometimes required or at least one required
family
Family/relatives of this character, if any.
Sometimes required or at least one required
status
The status of the character. This will interact with the age/dob/dod params in a future update.
  • Leave blank if the character is known to be alive.
  • If dead, enter "Deceased"
  • If missing, enter "Missing"
  • If missing and presumed dead, enter "Missing <small>(presumed deceased)</small>"
Optional
age
The exact age of the character, if known.
  • References are required
Optional
dob
The exact birthdate/year of the character, if known.
  • References are required
Optional
dod
The exact deathdate/year of the character, if known.
  • References are required
Optional
skin
Skin texture set used by character; skin tone used by character.
Optional
hair color
Hair color used by character.
Optional
eye color
Eye color used by character.
Optional
hairstyle
Hairstyle used by character.
Optional
head add ons
Additional head add-ons used by character.
Optional
height
Actor scaling height used by the character.
  • This is a numerical value with a base of 1.0
  • Do not write "tall" or "short"
Sometimes required or at least one required
str
Strength base value for character.
  • Required for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Sometimes required or at least one required
per
Perception base value for character.
  • Required for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Sometimes required or at least one required
end
Endurance base value for character.
  • Required for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Sometimes required or at least one required
chr
Charisma base value for character.
  • Required for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Sometimes required or at least one required
int
Intelligence base value for character.
  • Required for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Sometimes required or at least one required
agi
Agility base value for character.
  • Required for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Sometimes required or at least one required
lck
Luck base value for character.
  • Required for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Optional
special
SPECIAL base values for character.
### DEPRECIATED - USE ABOVE PARAMS ###
Sometimes required or at least one required
level
Starting level of character; level scaling parameters of character, if applicable.
Sometimes required or at least one required
rarity
Rarity class of character.
  • Fallout Shelter, Fallout Shelter Online only
Optional
modspecial
SPECIAL stats of character as they are modified by armor or clothing.
Optional
derived
Derived statistics of the character.
Optional
tag skills
Tag skills of character.
Optional
traits
Traits of character.
Optional
perks
Perks of character.
Optional
aggression
AI attributes for combat behaviors.
Optional
confidence
AI attributes for combat behaviors.
Optional
assistance
AI attributes for combat behaviors.
Sometimes required or at least one required
dialogue
Link to dialogue file of this character.
Optional
scripts
Scripts used by the character, if any.
Optional
actor
Voice actor of the character
Optional
designer
Designer/writer of the character.
Sometimes required or at least one required
edid
Editor ID of character
Sometimes required or at least one required
formid
Form ID of character
Sometimes required or at least one required
baseid
Form ID of character.
### DEPRECIATED - USE FORMID ###
Sometimes required or at least one required
refid
Ref ID of character.
Sometimes required or at least one required
proto
Prototype ID of character
  • Fallout and Fallout 2 only
  • Enclose ID(s) in {{proto}}.
Optional
character flags
Character flags used in scripts, eg. in VCLYNETT.SSL for Lynette; or Essential.
### DEPRECIATED - USE "Flags" INSTEAD ###
Optional
flags
Character flags used in scripts, eg. in VCLYNETT.SSL for Lynette; or Essential.
Optional
factions
Combat AI hostility flags. Determines what actor groups character will aid, avoid, attack on sight, or ignore.
  • This is not where you put "Brotherhood of Steel"
Optional
GECK race
Defines the actor race, which assigns certain base values.
  • Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas only
  • Use "CK race" for Fallout 4.
Optional
CK race
Defines the actor race, which assigns certain base values.
  • Fallout 4 and Fallout 76 only
  • Use "GECK race" for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Optional
class
Defines the actor class, which assigns certain base values.
Optional
combat style
Defines the actor combat style, which assigns certain combat behaviors (ie: as using cover).

Example

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO3
|type        =Merchant
|name        =Colin Moriarty
|subtitle    =Subtitle
|label       =1
|label2      =2
|label3      =3
|label4      =4
|label5      =5
|image       =Colin_Moriarty.jpg
|image2      =Colin_Moriarty.jpg
|image3      =Colin_Moriarty.jpg
|image4      =Colin_Moriarty.jpg
|image5      =Colin_Moriarty.jpg
|image desc  =image desc
|image desc2 =image desc2
|image desc3 =image desc3
|image desc4 =image desc4
|image desc5 =image desc5
|quests      =[[Following in His Footsteps]]<br />''[[300 Pieces of Silver]]''
|events      =
|missions    =
|encounter   =
|recrcost    =
|rankw       =
|race        =[[Human]]
|subrace     =
|sex         =Male
|location    =[[Megaton]]
|affiliation =[[Moriarty's Saloon]]
|role        =Owner
|rank        =Example
|family      =[[Moriarty Senior]] - father
|age         =50
|dob         =2227
|dod         =
|skin        =HeroMale
|hair color  =Light gray
|eye color   =Blue
|hairstyle   =HairMessy02
|head add ons=BeardGoateeWideFull<br />BeardMustacheCircle<br />EyebrowM
|height      =1.00
|level       =6→10
|rarity      =Rare
|str         =5
|per         =5
|end         =4
|chr         =7
|int         =5
|agi         =5
|lck         =5
|special     ={{SPECIAL|5,5,4,7,5,5,5}}
|modspecial  ={{SPECIAL|10,10,10,10,10,10,10}}
|derived     ={{Derived stats|carry weight=200|crit chance=5|dr=10|hp=50|hp max=70|unarmed damage=1.15|poison resist=15|rad resist=6}}
|alignment   =Neutral
|tag skills  ={{Tag skills|barter=59|barter max=79|melee weapons=55|melee weapons max=75|melee weapons mod=2|speech=59|speech max=79}}
|traits      =Example
|perks       =Example
|aggression  =Unaggressive
|confidence  =Foolhardy
|assistance  =Helps Friends and Allies
|factions    =MegatonCrimeFaction<br />MegatonMoriartyBartenders<br />MegatonMoriartysFaction<br />MegatonResidentFaction
|class       =VendorDrinks
|combat style=Default
|GECK race   =CaucasianOld
|CK race     =HumanRace
|actor       =[[Mike Rosson]]
|designer    =Example
|dialogue    =[[ColinMoriarty.txt]]
|scripts     =Example script go brrr
|flags       =Essential{{dot}} Example
|edid        =ColinMoriarty
|formid      ={{ID|000a61}}
|refid       ={{ID|003b3c}}
|proto       =
}}

Copy/paste

Premade template configurations for various games for copy and paste purposes.

Fallout 76

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO76
|type        =
|label       =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|label2      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|label3      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|label4      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|label5      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image       =
|image2      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image3      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image4      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image5      =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image desc  =
|image desc2 =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image desc3 =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image desc4 =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|image desc5 =<!-- ONLY USE IF MORE THAN 1 IMAGE -->
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|dob         =
|dod         =
|location    =
|affiliation =
|optional    =
|role        =
|rank        =
|family      =
|quests      =
|level       =
|str         =
|per         =
|end         =
|chr         =
|int         =
|agi         =
|lck         =
|flags       =
|scripts     =
|faction     =
|ck race     =
|class       =
|combat style=
|edid        =
|formid      ={{ID|}}
|dialogue    =
|actor       =
|designer    =
}}

Mentioned-only

Characters who do not actually appear in any game (dead or alive) but are only mentioned.

{{Infobox character
|games       =none
|mentions    =
|type        =
|name        =
|image       =
|image desc  =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|dob         =
|dod         =
|location    =
|affiliation =
|optional    =
|role        =
|quests      =
|dialogue    =
|actor       =
|designer    =
}}

Fallout, Fallout 2

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO1
|type        =
|name        =
|image       =
|image desc  =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|dob         =
|dod         =
|location    =
|affiliation =
|optional    =
|role        =
|rank        =
|family      =
|quests      =
|level       =
|scripts     =
|proto       ={{proto|}}
|dialogue    =
|actor       =
|designer    =
}}

Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO3
|type        =
|image       =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|dob         =
|dod         =
|location    =
|affiliation =
|optional    =
|role        =
|rank        =
|family      =
|quests      =
|alignment   =
|level       =
|str         =
|per         =
|end         =
|chr         =
|int         =
|agi         =
|lck         =
|tag skills  =
|traits      =
|flags       =
|scripts     =
|geck race   =
|formid      ={{ID|}}
|refid       ={{ID|}}
|dialogue    =
|actor       =
|designer    =
}}

Fallout 4

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO4
|type        =
|image       =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|dob         =
|dod         =
|location    =
|affiliation =
|optional    =
|role        =
|rank        =
|family      =
|quests      =
|level       =
|str         =
|per         =
|end         =
|chr         =
|int         =
|agi         =
|lck         =
|flags       =
|scripts     =
|ck race     =
|class       =
|combat style=
|edid        =
|formid      ={{ID|}}
|refid       ={{ID|}}
|dialogue    =
|actor       =
|designer    =
}}
Documentation transcluded from Template:Infobox character/doc.

Credit and gratitude to Forgotten Realms wiki for their creature template, which served as the inspiration for this one. Pickman heart.png