Overviews per game

Creatures are living beings found throughout the wastelands. They are separate from both humans and plants. Some variants of creatures were alive before the war, while others emerged in the years following. Others do not appear in game and instead are noted with a mentioned only icon below.









  • Hermit crab
  • Carrier pigeon Mentioned[17]
  • Horned lizard Mentioned[18]
  • Honey beast
  • Horse Mentioned
  • Human


  • Iguana
  • The Interloper


  • Kangaroo, horned Mentioned
  • Komodo dragon





  • Opossum
  • Owlet






  • Vulture




  1. The Chosen One: "{144}{}{So what makes it so hard?}"
    Skeev: "{147}{}{Since most Outsiders can't read, do trigonometry, or spell "Australopithecus," you figure it out. It's just an excuse to keep Outsiders from becoming Citizens.}"
  2. Pioneer Scout camp terminal entries; Herpotologist exam
  3. Sensor module specs
  4. 4.0 4.1 Van Lowe Taxidermy terminal entries; terminal, Receipt: 1/11/2076
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 Pioneer Scout camp terminal entries; Entomologist exam
  6. Bison Steve Hotel signage, poker chip, and playing cards
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Dane: "{127}{}{So are penguins. And gyro buffalo. They shoot them out of great big bison guns. You gotta watch out for those buffalo women. They'll drop a bison on you so fast, you won't know what hit you! Ha!}"
    (Dane's dialogue) Note: This line is a part of Dane's insane ramblings.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 Scout Leader Jaggy"This lake was once home to numerous species of fish including walleye, musky, perch, bullhead catfish, carp... well, you get the point."
    (Jaggy's dialogue)
  9. Nahant Oceanological Society terminal entries; Increased Toxicity
  10. Robert House: "No, they greatly prefer the sort of technology that puts people in hospitals. Or graves, rather, since hospitals went the way of the Dodo."
    (Robert House's dialogue)
  11. Boulder City sign
  12. Myron's character description: "{200}{}{You see a pasty-faced teenager. His hair is greasy, and he smells faintly of formaldehyde.}"
    "{201}{}{You see Myron. He's looking around like a ferret.}"
    "{202}{}{You see Myron. He sniffs occasionally, as if he has a cold.}"
    "{203}{}{You see Myron. He looks bored.}"
    "{204}{}{You see Myron. As you watch, he gives a wide yawn, then rubs his eyes.}"
  13. Charleston Capitol Building terminal entries; Grafton Steel
  14. 14.0 14.1 Van Lowe Taxidermy terminal entries; terminal, Receipt: 8/2/2077
  15. Story Time Miss Nanny: "Jack steals a bag of gold coins and brings them back down the beanstalk. Then he returns to steal a goose that lays golden eggs."
    (Miss Nanny's dialogue)
  16. Cover of Guns and Bullets: Future of Hunting
  17. Camp Guardian daily log
  18. The Chosen One: "{461}{}{Where did Jet come from?}"
    Renesco: "{450}{}{(Points at Myron.) Why don't you ask your little horny toad friend there? I'm sure he'd be happy to tell you. (Glares at Myron.) Right, kid?}"
    (Renesco's dialogue)
  19. Jefferson Memorial terminal entries; Bigsley's terminal, Big Town Report
  20. Jefferson Memorial terminal entries; Bigsley's terminal, MIA
  21. Jaggy: "Native Americans once used dogwood root to lure muskrats into traps."
    (Jaggy's dialogue)
  22. The Chosen One: "{137}{}{Okay, what does it do?}"
    Harold: "{138}{hld6}{Need a little time on the whetstone yourself, huh? I mean they are not too bright. Here’s an example. The other day I get a report. On it, it says the main coolant valve should be shut down. That woulda caused a meltdown that would make the Grand Canyon look like a pig wallow.}"
  23. Story Time Miss Nanny mentions pigs during the story "Three Little Pigs" that she will tell to the Vault Dweller as part of a random encounter.
    Story Time Miss Nanny: "The third pig also purchased a General Atomics International Mr. Handy robot to help with daily chores around the house, which is a sound investment."
    (Miss Nanny's dialogue)
  24. FEV experiment disk
  25. Dead Horse: "No! Shtay len tahbah mah ee." (No! Thieving Raccoon.)
    (Language of the Dead Horses)
  26. Van Lowe Taxidermy terminal entries; terminal, Receipt: 10/7/2077
  27. 27.0 27.1 Jaggy: "What's the only difference between a slug and a snail? Why, the shell, of course!"
    (Jaggy's dialogue)
  28. Nahant Oceanological Society terminal entries
  29. Fallout: New Vegas Official Game Guide Collector's Edition Tour of the Mojave Wasteland p. 298: [1.19] Nopah Cave
    "These ancient caverns were once famed for trilobite fossils, but Fire Geckos roam here now."
  30. Diamond City security: "Heard different raider groups are carving up Concord like Christmas turkey.
    (Diamond City security dialogue)
  31. Museum of History T-Rex display
  32. Unearthed T-Rex skeleton
  33. Dinky the T-Rex
  34. Dinky the T-Rex souvenir
  35. T-Rex skull as depicted on the Pioneer Scout Archeologist possum badge
  36. Museum of History woolly mammoth display