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Earl Marion
FO2 Redding Marion.PNG
Biography and appearance
New California Republic
LocationRedding, Downtown
QuestsEvict the widow
Break up the bar brawl.
Find out who cut the whore.
Kill Frog Morton.
SPECIALStrength: 7
Perception: 5
Endurance: 7
Charisma: 3
Intelligence: 4
Agility: 6
Luck: 5
Derived StatsHit points: 65
Armor class: 16
Action points: 8
Carry weight: 200
Unarmed damage: 0
Melee damage: 2
Sequence: 10
Healing rate: 2
Experience points: 90
Normal DT/DR: 4/30%
Laser DT/DR: 6/75%
Fire DT/DR: 4/10%
Plasma DT/DR: 4/20%
Electrical DT/DR: 0/0%
EMP DT/DR: 0/500%
Explode DT/DR: 4/25%
Tag SkillsSmall Guns: 58%
Unarmed: 78%
Melee Weapons: 69%
Throwing: 53%
Proto id00000042 (Melee Guard)

Howdy there. My name's Earl Marion. I'm the Sheriff in these here parts. Sounds downright picturesque, don't it? Well, that's my job.

Sheriff Earl Marion heads the law enforcement in Redding in Fallout 2.


A powerfully built black man, Sheriff Marion earned the respect of the people of Redding through his honesty and impartial approach to justice. He is a typical frontiersman, enforcing law and order with a deft hand and plenty of common sense. Of course, his ability to enforce the law has taken a setback lately, as a gecko decided to gnaw through his kneecap when he took a nap waiting for a caravan outside Redding. Waiting for his leg to heal properly, Sheriff Marion is looking for a deputy to help him.

He has friends in the New California Republic, especially the NCR Rangers. He firmly believes that the Republic is the best choice for Redding's future, as while New Reno is trying to enslave miners via Jet and Vault City seeks to use the city as a labor camp with second class citizens, the Republic wants Redding as a partner.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

This character starts quests.


All of Marion's quests are available once he accepts the player as a deputy. The player character needs to be level 10 of higher to help the Sheriff.

Other interactions

  • The player can choose the corny "Kick ass and chew bubblegum" line (from They Live), to which the sheriff will respond by a modified quote from Wyatt Earp ("You gonna do somethin'? Or are you just gonna stand there and bleed?", Tombstone). Calling the sheriff to draw will cause him to attack.


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Metal armor
Assault carbine icon.png
Needler pistol + 30 HN Needler cartridges
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Carried items
2x Stimpak
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Drops on death


Earl Marion appears only in Fallout 2.