|“||All you know of robots are those buckets of bolts -- Those Mr. Handshakers and whatnot. Well... that's not ALL a robot can be... Not in the Commonwealth.||”|
In Fallout 4 he is mentioned to be the director of the "Synth Retention" department of the Institute in the Commonwealth. According to the SRB he is currently reclaiming "high profile" units in an unspecified location. In his place is acting Director Justin Ayo.
Interactions with the player character
If Zimmer is convinced the android is dead, he will leave Rivet City and disappear from the game.
|Grimy pre-War businesswear
|Shanxi type 17 pistol||Zimmer's key||Android component|
- "All you know of robots are those buckets of bolts -- Those Mr. Handshakers and whatnot. Well... that's not ALL a robot can be... Not in the Commonwealth."
- "That's Doctor Zimmer to you! Miss... miss whatever-your-name-is. I'd have thought you barbarians would be more interested in advanced technology."
- "Harkness, you say? Yes... Yes, that makes sense. He used to work for a special branch of the Commonwealth Police, after all... And he's right here in Rivet City! Excellent! I must wait... find an opportune moment to confront him... Thank you for your discreet assistance, and continued discretion regarding this matter. And now for your payment. This combat module will directly affect your central nervous system. I think you will find it quite beneficial."