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For other characters who appear in the Fallout universe named Thomas, see Thomas.
Just kidding, try to smile once in a while.

Thomas is a Paladin[1] and the combat instructor of the Brotherhood of Steel, living in Lost Hills in 2161.


Thomas is responsible for training Initiates in the art of war. He is an elderly, jovial man with a knack for teaching people effectively and efficiently.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

This character is a temporary companion.
This character is a permanent companion.
This character is a doctor.
This character is a merchant. Sells: -
Hand Loader
This character can modify weapons.


This character starts quests.


Perk empathy synthesizer
This character is involved in quests.


This character has a talking head.

Other interactions

When first approached, Thomas is training a group of initiates in the training room. Watching his exercise nets 500 XP, +5% to Melee Weapons and Unarmed skills (only the 500 XP are noted in the text window).


Apparel Weapon Other items
Brotherhood armor Assault rifle 5mm AP x100
Stimpak x2


Thomas appears only in Fallout.

Behind the scenes

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Why I ought to throw you right out of my room, but I'm a nice old man. The elders said no new initiate training but...I might be able to help. They probably didn't have you in mid Icon sic when they said that. What are you looking to train in?Icon cut Thomas

Thomas was planned to be able to train the Vault Dweller at night after talking with Talus and with him, the results depending on Intelligence - in Small Guns, Big Guns, Energy Weapons, Melee Weapons, Throwing and Unarmed, though the dialogue file exists in the game files, this feature is not implemented in-game.

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