Template documentation (for the template shown above, sometimes hidden or invisible)

Infobox template for characters.

Usage

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

{{Infobox character
<!-- insert parameters -->
}}

Parameters

Specific parameters

Optional
actor
Voice actor of the character
Optional
affiliation
Midwest Brotherhood of Steel

New California Republic

Followers of the Apocalypse
Sometimes required or at least one required
alignment
good (Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas only).
Sometimes required or at least one required
baseid
Base ID of character (Gamebryo and Creation Engine games only). Enclose ID(s) in {{ID}} or {{DLC ID}}.
Optional
CK race
Defines the actor race in Creation Kit. Fallout 4 and Fallout 76 only, use GECK race for Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Optional
dob
Date of birth of the character. Can also include the location where if known.
Optional
dod
Date of death of the character. Can also include the location where if known.
Optional
derived
Derived statistics of the character.
Optional
designer
Designer/writer of the character.
Sometimes required or at least one required
dialogue
Link to dialogue file of this character.
Sometimes required or at least one required
edid
Optional
family
Family/relatives of this character.
Optional
GECK race
Defines the actor race in G.E.C.K. Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas only, use CK race for Fallout 4.
Required
sex
Male
Optional
age
Twenties
Optional
level
Level 35
Required
location
Megaton

Goodsprings Arroyo Vault 13

Brahmin Wood
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 (,).
Optional
missions
Missions this character is involved in (Fallout Tactics only).
Optional
perks
Perks 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
quests
Quests this character is involved in (if any).
Required
race
Ghoul
Optional
rank
Which rank within its organization the character holds (if any).
Optional
recrcost
Recruitment cost (multiplayer characters only)
Sometimes required or at least one required
refid
Ref ID of character (Gamebryo and Creation Engine games only). Enclose ID(s) in {{ID}} or {{DLC ID}}.
Required
role
Role within organization/town above; the character's occupation.
Optional
special
SPECIAL stats of character. Use {{SPECIAL}}.
Optional
modspecial
SPECIAL stats of character as they are modified by armor or clothing. Use {{SPECIAL}}.
Optional
tag skills
Tag skills of character.
Optional
traits
Traits of character.
Sometimes required or at least one required
(default: "characters")
type
Determines what the supertitle links to.

Available options:

  • cut: "cut characters"

General infobox parameters

Optional
footer
Content of row below main infobox content.
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
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.
Optional
image up to image5
File name of image(s) (without "File:") to be displayed below main header and above main infobox content.
Optional
image desc
Description for image, displayed below the image.
Optional
(default: "240px")
image size up to image5 size
Width of corresponding image in pixels (e.g. "240px").
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.

Example

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO3
|name        =Colin Moriarty
|image       =Colin_Moriarty.jpg
|race        =[[Human]]
|sex         =Male
|age         =50
|role        =Saloon owner
|location    =[[Megaton]]
|quests      =[[Following in His Footsteps]]<br>''[[300 Pieces of Silver]]''
|alignment   =Neutral
|special     ={{SPECIAL|5,5,4,7,5,5,5}}
|actor       =[[Mike Rosson]]
|baseid      ={{ID|000A61}}
|refid       ={{ID|003B3C}}
}}

Copy/paste

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

Mentioned-only

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

{{Infobox character
|games       =none
|mentions    =
|image       =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|affiliation =
|role        =
|location    =
|quests      =
}}

Fallout, Fallout 2

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO1
|image       =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|affiliation =
|role        =
|location    =
|quests      =
|actor       =
|proto       ={{proto|}}
|dialogue    =
}}

Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

{{Infobox character
|games       =FO3
|image       =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|affiliation =
|role        =
|location    =
|quests      =
|family      =
|alignment   =
|actor       =
|baseid      ={{ID|}}
|refid       ={{ID|}}
}}

Fallout Tactics

{{Infobox character
|games       =FOT
|image       =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|affiliation =
|role        =
|location    =
|missions    =
|actor       =
}}

Van Buren

{{Infobox character
|games       =VB
|image       =
|race        =
|sex         =
|age         =
|affiliation =
|role        =
|location    =
|quests      =
|dialogue    =
}}
Documentation transcluded from Template:Infobox character/doc.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.