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This page attempts to lists all miscellaneous world objects in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, that cannot be meaningfully interacted with.
  • Since Fallout: New Vegas uses the Fallout 3 engine and assets, many of these objects appear in both games.
  • The content is not described in full detail on this page.
  • For world objects in other Fallout games, please see "World object".
  • For an overview of Fallout 3 content, please refer to "Portal:Fallout 3".
  • For an overview of Fallout: New Vegas content, please refer to "Portal:Fallout: New Vegas".



Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Airlock Control
Auxiliary Filtration Input
USA flag
NCR flag
Lyons' BoS flag
Nevada state flag Docs flag.jpg A flag bearing the State of Nevada's insignia with the Southwest Commonwealth printed under it. Can be seen on a flagpole outside of Doc Mitchell's house.
Followers flag
Caesar's Vexillum
Chinese flag
Single bad
Double bed
SubCouch01 (static)
SubCouch01F (furniture)
SubCouchDirty01F (furniture)
Couch.png Couches have two seat cushions and cushioned backs with the backs angled slightly. They are made of a wooden frame, supported on wooden bases and legs and covered by a light green fabric. Are present in many houses and settlements and can be used. Also found sporadically throught the Sierra Madre.
Art-Deco Couch
Lounge chair
Padded chair
Closed black counter Are most commonly present in the kitchen of homes.
Toy chest
Toy chest.png The toy chest was a container used by parents for containing their child's toys. The toy box could be of any container. James, the father of the Lone Wanderer, used a repurposed Orthopedic Supplies crate in 2259. These sometimes have interesting loot in them.
FO3 Vase.png Vases are glass cylinder-shaped objects that are used to hold flowers for cosmetic purposes. These are a world object in Fallout 3.
Playpen.png A playpen is a furniture item used by parents for penning an infant. The playpens are composed of nine interlocking metal mesh screens, with one screen used for the gate door. Several childhood items such as toys can be found inside these pens. A gate door can be opened by an adventurous and intelligent infant, or an average adult, but that's all you can do.Playpens are used in the Vault-Tec Vaults, they can also be found in various other places across the Wasteland in random houses where children or infants would have lived at one time.
Star Clock
Half bowl wall light
Toilet paper holder
Door to Chief Physician's Office This door is located in the Villa clinic, it is locked Easy.
Emergency Door to the Cantina Madrid It requires a key to access, it has its own message file.
Office Door to Sierra Madre Lobby It requires a key to access.
Cashier's Office Door It requires a key to access.
Door to Sierra Madre Lobby It requires a key to access.
Door to Electrical closet
Emergency Door It requires a key to access.
Gas Valve
Backstage Door
Dean's Dressing Room Door
Vera's Dressing Room Door
Stage Door
Suites Elevator to Executive Suites
Elevator to The Vault
Vault Door

Office and School

Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Chalkboard01 (wallmounted)
Chalkboard02 (w/ support)
ChalkboardDirty01 (wallmounted)
ChalkboardDirty02 (w/ support)
Chalk Board.png A large board used in schools for teaching. Blackboards found outside of Vault 101 are normally in bad condition.
School chair
SchoolChairDirty01 (dirty)
SchoolChairDirtyR01 (ruined)
School Chair.png A chair with a wooden back attached by two strips of metal to a wooden seat. A metal spindle encircles the four legs. These can be found at Arlington Library and abandoned schools and Vaults.
FO3 Typewriter.png Typewriters are pieces of machinery that use ink and letter-shaped pieces of metal to serve as a word processor. Typewriters found in Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas all come with a dictaphone for recording notes or transcription of speech. Can also be found at most towns including some raider camps.

Kings chalk board.png

Commercial and Recreational

Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Open white counter Are most commonly present in many stores and may contain minor loot.
Broken metal shelving
Art-Deco chair
Broken fileing cabenet(s)
Diner stool
DinerStoolStatic (static)
DinerStool01L (furniture)
Dinner stool.png The stools' seats are a red vinyl cushion supported on a metal single-ringed base. These stools are used in the Vaults.
Music stand
Diner booth chair
DinnerBooth02TableL (single seat, ruined)
DinnerBooth02TableR (single seat, ruined)
DinnerBooth03TableL (ruined)
DinnerBooth03TableR (ruined)
DinnerBooth04TableL (single seat)
DinnerBooth04TableR (single seat)
Diner booth chair.png The booth seats are painted red with a metal trim and are covered by red vinyl covered cushions. The booths are supported above the ground by a metal base. The booth seats comes in single or double seat variants.
Diner booth table
DinerTable02 (ruined small)
DinerTable03 (ruined)
DinerTable04 (small)
Diner booth table.png The table top is made of a black laminate with a ribbed metal perimeter. A metal single-legged base supports the table. The booth table comes in single or double seat variants.
Nuka-Cola stool
NukaStool (furniture)
NukaStoolSTATIC (static)
Nuka-Cola stool.png The Nuka-Cola Stool is a faded-red vinyl cushion supported on a metal single-ringed base. It has a back support that is also faded-red vinyl with the Nuka-Cola logo on the back. Can be found in the Nuka-Cola plant but cannot be used.
Padded Bench The padded bench is a metal box bench with a black padding on top.
Pool table
PoolTableRuin01 (ruined)
FO3 Pool Table.png Pool tables are large, rectangular, tables with six holes indented into it. They are used in a game called pool, along with pool cues, a cue ball, pool balls and a triangle. Inside of the slaver barracks is a pool tables with cups arranged in a triangular formation with small cue balls surrounding them. With the amount of beer surrounding the area, it appears they may have been playing beer pong.
Pinball machine Pinball machine.png Pinball machines are yellow and grey, the backboard has three words, two are legible and read "White Star". The WhiteStar Board System is an arcade system board used for several pinball games designed by Sega Pinball and their successor, Stern Pinball, between 1995 and 2004.


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Anesthesia machine
AnesthesiaMachineR01 (ruined)
Anesthesia machine.png The anesthesia machine is a type of medical equipment used for supporting anesthesia tanks during surgery. A stand has two tanks for containing the anesthesia, a hose for connecting a gas mask to the tanks, a gas mask for orally applying gas to a patient, gauges for monitoring the amount of gas being applied to a patient, and casters for mobility. These stands are associated with operating light and operating tables and are often accompanying them. Can be found at almost every clinic but cannot be used outright.
Hospital screen
HospitalScreenR01 (ruined)
Hospital screen.png The hospital screen are medical equipment used in clinics and hospitals for patient privacy. The privacy screen has three panels, each of the three panels has a white fabric framed by a metal frame and supported on a metal two-legged base with cushioned pads. The panel is linked to another panel by two metal hinges. Privacy screens were used in the Jefferson Memorial clinic when Catherine gave birth to her child in 2258. On August 3, 2274, clinic assistant Jonas Palmer diagnoses patient Stanley Armstrong, a maintenance department technician, behind a privacy screen in Vault 101.
Operating light
OperatingLightR01 (ruined)
Operating light.png The operating light or surgical lamp are medical equipment used in clinics and hospitals for illuminating a surgical operation. Powered on an electrical grid, the lamp was a composite of three lights housed in a metal dome housing. The operating light was supported by an arm attached to a ceiling-mounted base. On July 13, 2258, a surgical lamp was used for illuminating the birth of the Lone Wanderer in a clinic in the Jefferson Memorial.
Operating table
OperatingTableR01 (ruined)
Operating table.png Operating tables are a type of medical equipment used in clinics and hospitals for securing patients in a prone position for surgical operations. The table was a fabric covered mattress supported on a metal column attached to a metal base. A physician or other clinic/hospital staff could tilt the bed by two hand knobs placed near the table's head. On July 13, 2258, Catherine gave birth to her child on a surgical table in a clinic in the Jefferson Memorial. After her husband presented their child to Catherine, she suffered cardiac arrest and, despite the best efforts of her husband in saving her life, she died.
IV stand
IvStandR01 (ruined)
100x100px The IV stand, or intravenous stand, is a type of medical equipment used for supporting solutions during surgery. This is a metal pole supporting four ram horns solution holders, and the pole is supported by a four-legged base. Each leg has rubber casters for mobility. IV stands are associated with rolling stands, surgical lamps, and surgical tables and are sometimes accompanying them. This stand is used in the Capital Wasteland, Mojave Wasteland and Vault-Tec Vaults. The IV stands in the Vaults are communally owned and were passed from one generation to the next. The expectation of Vault residents is that the IV stands will be properly cleaned and maintained.
Surgical cart
SurgicalCartR01 (ruined)
Surgical cart.png The surgical cart is a type of item used for moving and storing items. An surgical cart has a flat surface for supporting items, two handles for handling and directing the cart, three enclosed shelves for storing items, and four casters for mobility. It is made of metal and the casters are made of rubber. This item can also be found as part of My First Infirmary.
X-Ray lightbox
X-Ray lightbox.png The X-Ray lightbox' is a type of electronic device used for examining X-ray images. These devices are wall-mounted to a room's wall and are made of glass and metal. The viewer has a glass surface for sliding an image onto and a bright white lamp for illuminating the image.
Metal ceiling light Inside Our Lady of Hope Hospital
Hospital directional sign(s) Inside Our Lady of Hope Hospital
Wheel chair


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Bulletin board
Vault 101 cafeteria bulletin board.png Holds numerous advertisements. Can be found in Vault 101 cafeteria, but cannot be interacted with.
Bulletin board
Bulletin board 1 FONV Static.png Holds numerous advertisements. Can be found in Vault 21 gift shop, but cannot be interacted with.
Vault cafeteria counter #1
Vcounter01.png These metal counters are rectangular shaped with rounded corners and a ribbed perimeter. They are positioned against a wall on one side, with two arms attached to two supports connecting the counter to the floor. A handrail is supported in front of the counters by the two arms. Can be found at numerous bars such as The Muddy Rudder.
Vault cafeteria counter #2
Vcounter02.png The metal counters are L-shaped and have rounded corners and a ribbed perimeter. A small portion of one of the counters' sides is positioned against a wall. The handrail for these counters is a loop that travels top-to-bottom on the outer side of the counters' supports. The supports are built of sections linked together. This one can be found in Vault 101
Vault school desk
VaultSchoolDeskDirtyL (ruined)
VaultSchoolDeskDirtyR (ruined)
Vault school desk.png This Vault school desk is made of a metal with a blue fabric for the back and seat of the chair. The chair is connected to the desk by a centrally placed support. On the desk, there is a writing surface, an intercom button and speaker, and a lamp. One must be used in order to take the G.O.A.T. exam.
Vault chair
Mr. Brotch's Blackboard MrBrotchBlackboard.jpeg
Vault control panel This item is a direct rendition of the vault control panels from the first two Fallout games.
Vault-Tec Keep Out Not Part of Tour sign A one-sided wooden do not enter sign. The image of the Vault-Tec logo above Keep Out then above Not Part of Tour written in red on a white background. Inside the Vault exhibit in the Museum of Technology, also inside murder pass in front of the vault hallway door entrance, and vaults' cave system.
Vault-Tec NOTICE: sign NOTICE sign.png A one-sided wooden NOTICE: sign. The image of the Vault-Tec logo above NOTICE: then above Exit prohibited then above by Overseer. then above Strictly enforced. next to an image of Vault-Boy pointing at the Vault-Tec logo. Written in red on a white background. Inside the Vault door room in Vault 101.
Vault-Tec KEEP OUT: sign TempKEEPOUTsign.png A one-sided wooden NOTICE: sign. The image of the Vault-Tec logo above KEEP OUT: then above AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY. Written in red on a white background. Inside the south hallway off Vault door room in Vault 101.
Vault Table
TableVaultR01 (ruined)
Vault table.png
Vault Table (round)
Vault table (round).png
Vault Klaxon light
KlaxonLight (activator)
VURmKlaxon (static)
Vault-Klaxon.png This ceiling alarm is a type of warning device used for alerting residents of threats. This alarm is a ceiling-mounted circular device located in the corridors of Vault 101. The alarm has a strobe lamp which glows red and sweeps the immediate area during an emergency. A second lamp, nestled in the bottom of the alarm, glows white. Finally, the alarm has a klaxon for sending a loud noise for attention. On August 17, 2277, these alarms were activated by Overseer Alphonse Almodovar. He activates the alarms in response to a successful escape attempt by the Vault Physician James, subsequently followed up by a radroach infestation.
Vault transformer
TransformerVaultR01 (ruined)
Vault Generator.png These are electro-mechanical devices used for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy for powering the Vault. Generators are a component of the electrical grid. These generators are used in the Vault-Tec Vaults. Vault 101 has three generators: one on the reactor level and two near the main entrance.
Vault access panel Vault-ConduitCover.png This is an architectural feature used in Vault-Tec Vaults. An access panel is a thin square metal panel with a handle, the front of the panel is marked by a raised X, while the panel's back is smooth. In a corridor, two of these panels are arranged vertically between concrete wall slabs. Additional piping and the Vault's steel skin are concealed behind these access panels. On July 13, 2268, near the Cafeteria, the maintenance technician Stanley Armstrong removes two access panels from a wall section. He is doing routine maintenance on the pipes.

On August 3, 2274, Mr. Armstrong leaves two access panels with Andy near a vent covering as he visits the clinic.

Vault happymaker
Vault 101 Text Messaging Reader.png Also know as TMR, it is an electro-mechanical device used for visually broadcasting propaganda in Vault-Tec Vaults. Contained within and protected by a wall-mounted metal semicircular cover, a roller powered by an electric motor displays one of thirteen messages every four or five seconds. These messages are printed in white text onto the roller's black surface.


These readers are located in the corridors and public meeting areas of the Vault.

The only functioning ones in 2277 are seen in Vault 101.

Vault vent covering
VentWallR01 (ruined)
Vault-WallVent.png These are an architectural feature used in the Vault-Tec Vaults for air circulation and concealment of a horizontal or vertical vent openings. The coverings are large metal circles with sloping sides wall-mounted to a concrete wall by eight bolts. Five slats, angled to the floor, are mounted within the coverings. The coverings are located in corridors and rooms. The coverings are a component of the life support system.
Wall-mounted shelf
Vault-Shelf.png These are a wall decoration used by people for displaying items. The wall-mounted shelves have a metal mesh screen, they also have a shelf for displaying items, a bar for hanging items, and two arms for supporting the shelf on the wall. Wall-mounted shelves are used in the Vault-Tec Vaults.
Storage rack Shelves-Metal.png The Storage rack is a furniture item used for arranging and storing containers and loose items. The metal storage racks each have five shelves for storage and four poles which support the racks above the ground. Each shelf has three long notches running parallel to the shelf. The storage racks are used in the Vault-Tec Vaults.
Vault sign VaultSign-OverseersOffice.png Signs are used in Vault 101 for identifying a level or room or pointing in a general direction to where a level or room is. Black text and directional symbols are printed onto the panel. Signs are associated with hatches and are often accompanying them. The sign is either ceiling-mounted or wall-mounted in a Vault's corridors. There are many different sign configurations, each differ slightly from one another.

A sign's text is visible from at least 10 feet away.

Security camera
Fo3 Eye on You.png The cameras are used in many locations, mots concentratedly in there Vaults for "security purposes". These are branded as the Eye-On-You surveillance camera.
Vault apartment heater
VACUnit (Clean)
VACURnit (Ruined)
Vault 101 intercom Intercom01.png The Vault 101 intercom is a communications device used for communicating between different rooms in Vault 101. The amplifiers in the devices convert electrical signals into audio waves. Intercoms used in the Vault are identified as wall-mounted intercom stations. Components of intercoms include loudspeakers, microphones, and an activation button. The intercom chimes for attention when a person is attempting a connection. On July 13, 2268, Jonas Palmer contacts James in the cafeteria. James speaks with Jonas and confirms the reactor level is set for a visit by James' child. Sometime before August 17, 2277, the intercom in the cafeteria is taken down.
Broken intercom Sierra Madre casino
Vault's Security Intercom Sierra Madre vault
Security intercom Tenpenny Tower gate
VPicture01 (flower)
VPicture02 (picnic)
VPicture03 (sea)
Painting01.png Painting.png Painting03.png The painting is a wall decoration used by adults for decorating a wall. The paintings capture an artist's vision and can be of any subject or theme. The paintings are created by an artist using a paint brush, a medium (ex. watercolors), and a surface for working on. When completed, the paintings are framed in a metal or wood frame. Paintings are used in the Vault-Tec Vaults. Are present in homes, settlements, and many other buildings, cannot be interacted with.
Vault Loud Speaker
VLoudSpeakersR01 (ruined)
Vault 101 loudspeaker The loudspeaker is an audio communications device used for broadcasting the Vault radio in Vault-Tec Vaults. Usually pre-recorded advice is heard, for all the vault residents to hear and listen to. Or any other special announcements. In times of emergency, the Overseer would speak through it. The loudspeakers are wall-mounted onto the concrete walls of corridors and apartments. The components of loudspeakers are housed in a metal cover. In some Vaults, like Vault 101, the speaker cover fronts are rectangular and decorated in the style of the Vault-Tec symbol. The loudspeakers can be activated by a resident touching the speaker covers. The volume of the loudspeakers can't be increased nor decreased; it is set by the manufacturer.
Vault ceiling lamp
LightCeilingVault01 (suspended)
LightCeilingVault03 (slanted)
Vault ceiling lamp01.png Vault ceiling lamp02.png Vault ceiling lamp03.png The Vault Lamp is a fluorescent lamp used in Vault-Tec Vaults for illumination. The lamp can be mounted to a wall or a ceiling and can be paired with another lamp like it. Some of the residents have complained to vault physicians of eyestrain and headaches caused by the bright light of the lamps. Fallout 3 was praised for having some of the best looking Lamps ever seen in a game and so received numerous rewards for such achievements.

Street Furniture


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Wooden bench Wooden bench.png A more traditional piece of outdoor furniture. Similar to park tables. Can be found in places such as parks and can be used.
Metal bench Metal bench.png A modernist metal bench. They are found in major settlements such as Rivet City
Bus stop
Ticket Booth
Covered sign stand
4 direction sign stand
Metro obelisk sign post
Fence FO3 Fence.png Fences are large pieces of metal that have rusted away long since the Great War. They are chain-link fencing that usually surround various buildings, power stations and transmitting towers. Gates can clip into walls and other static objects when opened.
Parking meter Parking meter.png The meters seem to serve no purpose at all. You can activate them once to start the timer but the timer doesn't seem to end afterward. They are indestructible and will always work. Appear around various diners and parking lots but serve no purpose.
Phone kiosk Phonebooth.png A pre-War rotary telephone that is encased in a glass booth for privacy. The phone and booth are attached to a Street Light. On the phone itself there are three slots with a 5, 10, and 25 next to them. Booths which are present at the Museum of Technology have the phone replaced by terminals and are vital to the unmarked quest Jiggs' Loot.
Street light FO3 Street Light.png Street lights can be found in most urban areas. They consist of a large metal pole jutting out of the ground, with wires running through them, and have a light at the top. A small casing is placed around the light as a protective and cosmetic feature. There are many different styles of street lights.
Fire hydrant Fire Hydrant (world object).png Red fire hydrants. Normally found near ruined neighborhoods and in the DC ruins. A fire hydrant that can be drank from with 24 HP and 4 Rads.
Pedestrian Crossing Sign FO3 Sign.png Signs are pieces of metal with symbols, warnings and notes on them. In the Capital Wasteland, various signs can be found by walking down any road. Most signs that still remain in the Capital Wasteland aren't in a good shape, but their notes can be clearly read. There are many types of signs still in existence, including stop signs, speed limit signs, pedestrian signs, and radiation signs; which are placed near areas that are heavily irradiated, like Jalbert Brothers Waste Disposal and Vault 87.
No U-Turn sign
stop sign
speed limit signs
Do not enter signs
pedestrian signs
Street sign
Interstate 15 sign I-15.png
Highway 95 sign
Nevada State Route 164 sign
Nevada State Route 160 sign Nevada 160.png
Nevada State Route 159 sign Nevada 159.png
Nevada State Route 157 sign Nevada 157.png
Utah State Route 9 sign
Hiking trail sign
Camping ground sign
Fishing sign
Swimming sign
Picnic area sign
Directional sign (right)
Directional sign (left)
Various Rivet City directional signs
Junk door


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Dock FO3 Dock.png Extends into a body of water for fishing and boat launching. Is used to enter the Duchess Gambit and can be found at certain spots on the Potomac river.

Park and Playground

Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Park table
Park Table.png Wooden objects meant for dining outdoors. They have two benches parallel from each other with wooden planks serving as the table. They are found in a bad condition, usually with their green paint chipping off.
Merry-Go-Round Merry-Go-Round.png A Merry-Go-Round was a pre-War amusement for young children, in Playgrounds, around the United States of America. In The Wasteland Survival Guide quest, the player must reach a Merry-Go-Round in the center of Minefield.
SlideRuined01 (ruined)
SlideClean01 (clean)
Slide.png A standard slide which cannot be interacted with. Colorful paint burned off by nuclear fire/worn away by years in an inhospitable environment.
Monkey bars
MonkeyBarsRuined01 (ruined)
MonkeyBarsClean01 (clean)
Climbingframe.png A standard stand of monkey bars. Can be found at most pre-War playgrounds.
SwingsRuined01 (ruined)
SwingsRuined02 (broken)
SwingsClean01 (clean)
Swings.png A swing set consisting of two or more swings held by a crossbar. Swing seats are not attached to frame by rope physics constraints.
UFO Fort
Ufoslide.png A lower slide with more than one entrance. Themed as a typical modernist 50s-60s alien craft.
See Saw
SeeSawRuinedHK01 (movable static)
SeeSawClean01 (clean)
SeeSawRuinedA02 (broken)
SeeSawRuinedB02 (broken part)
See Saw.png Plank of wood with handles mounted on fulcrum. Torque physics disabled. Intact version in Tranquility Lane.
Rocket Rocket.png Very small kids climb in and slide down pole. Themed as a typical modernist 50s-60s space rocket.


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Radiation Warning Sign 87Sign.jpg
Generator Main Power Switch Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Turret Electric Generator Dead MoneyGametitle-FNV DM.png
In the SM vault. It has its own message file.
Shell cart? Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
The cart like thing next to the shell racks in the Nellis Solar Array storage room.
Shell rack Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Solar Reflector Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Broken Solar Reflector Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
HELIOS One & Nellis
Stump Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Found in Oscar Velasco's cave.
Force field box Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-13 research facility.
Damaged prototype(s) Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-13 research facility.
Proximity Detector Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-13 research facility.
Surgical Saw Control Panel Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-8 research center.
Gate Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in the Caoch's Office, in the X-8 Institutional Test Facility, locked Average X-8 research center.
Coach's Office sign Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-8 research center.
other associated school room signs Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-8 research center.
the three chalkboards with schematics Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-8 research center.
other associated X-8 facility room signs Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-8 research center.
X-8 Kennel Door to the Central Facility Old World BluesGametitle-FNV OWB.png
Found in X-8 research center.
Ashur statue The PittGametitle-FO3 TP.png
Marie's crib The PittGametitle-FO3 TP.png
Pre-War Printing Press Fallout 3Gametitle-FO3.png
Found in the Hubris Comics publishing.
Ironing board
Protectron pod Fallout 3Gametitle-FO3.png Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Yellow plastic chair
The Alfresco Lounge sign
Fallout sign
Metro sign An orange square sign with the DCTA stylized "M" in circle.
"Thank You" Metro sign A brown square sign with white letters. "Thank You for Using Metro Enjoy your Visit"
"Keep Out" Metro sign A metal sign with white letters, on all gates to the Metros of D.C. "KEEP OUT By order of the D.C. Transit Authority"
"Metro Access" "Employees Only" sign Metro Access Employees Only.png
Stairs sign
Restrooms sign
Ladies rest room sign
Gentlemen rest room sign
Camp Guardian sign
Safety sign A yellow square sign, with a black diamond on it with the word SAFETY written on it inside a big red banner going across it.
Caution Trip Hazard sign A yellow triangular sign, with a black rectangle on it bottom with the word CAUTION written on it under TRIP HAZARD and an image of a man having fallen on his face (going right). Found on the walls of the Sierra Madre vault.
Hard Hats Required sign A yellow rectangular sign, with black bold lettering. "Hard Hats required in this area" Found on the walls of the Sierra Madre vault.
Warning "Hitch Hikers" Sign Hitchikers.png A sign comically warning travelers not to pick up hitch hikers. In the signs context they may be escaped prisoners. They can be found sparatically in the area around the NCR Correctional Facility.
Motion light
Fire extinguisher Fire Extinguisher.png
Fire Extinguisher Wall Holder
Wheel of Wonder
Ferris Wheel
Ferris Wheel platform
Wheel of Wonder.png Ruined Ferris Wheel, found in the west section of Pilgrim's Landing in Point Lookout. Plays a part in the quest Thought Control.
Pre-fabricated barricade Pre-fabricated barricade.png A barricade comprised of an unknown substance. Used as cover and manufactured by Enclave forces.
Enclave communications tower Enclave Communications tower.png Facilitate Enclave communications in the field. Features a radio antennae and two roving satelitte dishes. Is a standard part of an Enclave mobile station.
Pulowski Preservation shelter Pulowski Preservation Shelter.png Pulowski preservation shelters are coin-operated, one-person fallout shelters found on street corners throughout the more urban areas of the United States, provided by Pulowski Preservation Services.
Water tower Water Tower.png A water tower is an elevated structure supporting a watertank constructed at a height sufficient to pressurize a water supply system for the distribution of potable water.
Golden statue obelisk/fountain?
FO3 Tent.png Tents are large pieces of quilt/fabric stitched together and they are held up by metal poles. They are found abandoned most of the time. They usually contain a bed, a metal box, an ammunition box and other various consumables and miscellaneous items. Tents appear in Fallout: New Vegas and Fallout 3, many of the tents can be used as temporary housing. Related to this object are the statics WastelandMarquee01Exterior and WastelandMarquee01Interior, which are respectively textures for exterior- and interior-only.
Great Khan Tent
Outhouse.png Outhouses are used as chairs in both Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas. They're found outside in parks, docks and they're randomly placed all over Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas.
Camping lamp
Grain silo
GrainSilo01 Fallout 3Gametitle-FO3.png Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Grain silo FO3 FNV Static.PNG Grain silos were used in agriculture to store grain. They are commonly found in the wilderness.
GrainSiloBroken Fallout 3Gametitle-FO3.png Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Grain silo (broken) FO3 FNV Static.PNG The base of a broken grain silo. The top can often be found nearby.
GrainSiloBrokenTop Fallout 3Gametitle-FO3.png Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Grain silo (broken, top) FO3 FNV Static.PNG The fallen down top of a grain silo. The base can often be found nearby.



Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Coffee brewer
FO3 Coffee Machine.png Coffee brewers are pieces of machinery with the sole purpose of making coffee. The Mechanist's Forge in the Robot Repair Center has a special coffee brewer that reveals a secret door.
Desk lamp
Electrical Switch Fallout 3Gametitle-FO3.png
Electrical Switch 01 FO3 Activator.png Electrical switches appear in several locations and are generally used to turn power for certain devices (e.g. broadcast towers) on or off. The EditorIDs for these activators vary by purpose, but they all use the same model.
Electrical Switch Fallout 3Gametitle-FO3.png Fallout: New VegasGametitle-FNV.png
Electrical Switch 02 FO3 FNV Activator.PNG Electrical switches appear in several locations and are generally used to turn power for certain devices (e.g. broadcast towers) on or off. The EditorIDs for these activators vary by purpose, but they all use the same model.
LampGeneric01 (mov. static, clean)
LampGenericR01 (static, ruined)
Lamp.png The lamp is a type of electrical device used in illuminating a desk or a table. This item is portable, can be supported on any flat surface, and is made of glass and metal. The lamp, or light, is contained within a housing for alignment and protection. A reflector on the lamp's surface directs the light. The housing and lamp is connected by a neck to a base which provides balance and support. The clean and ruined versions of this item are different object types: a movable static and a static object respectively.
Nuka-Cola lamp
NukaLamp.png This particular was mass-produced by the Nuka-Cola Corporation to endorse their ever popular soft drink. The main stand is an empty Nuka-Cola bottle, with the rest of it looking like a normal lamp with a red and yellow checked lampshade. These lamps cannot be interacted with. They remain on whatever surface they are set on. One can be found in my Megaton house after you buy the Pristine Nuka-Cola machine upgrade from Moira Brown.
Rivet City box light
Small satellite dish Satelitedishes.png
Wall cage light? Inside the Statesman Hotel in the stairwells.
Light switch
Mainframe small.png
Mainframe medium.png
Mainframe large.png
Magnetic tape machine
TapeMachineR01 (ruined)
Magnetic tape machine.png The magnetic tape drive is an electro-mechanical device used for recording and storing data for a computer system. A magnetic tape drive machine has two tapes and the components needed for recording and reading data from the tapes. The tapes are later stored in a hard drive archive for later reference. They are commonly found in clinics or science labs.
Microfiche machine
100x100px An electronic device designed to read cards of microreproduced documents or pictures. It is often found in libraries, offices, and vaults.
Microscope.png Laboratory equipment used to see objects that are too small for the naked eye. Usually found in laboratories.
Office fan
Office Fan.png The office fan is a type of electro-mechanical device used for circulating air and cooling a room. This fan is identified as an axial fan. An axial fan derives its name from the ability to circulate wind across a fan's axis, or center. These fans are portable, can be supported on a desk or table, and are made of metal.
VProjectorR01 (ruined)
Slideprojector.png A type of electro-mechanical equipment used for projecting the image printed on a slide onto a projection screen. Is used to project the slides during the Future Imperfect quest.
Holotape Projector
100x100px A type of electro-mechanical equipment used for projecting the Holograms printed on a holodisk onto a stage. Is used to xxxxx during the quest Curtain Call at the Tampico.
Hand Held Radio (possible 2043B radio) A type of radio used for portable transmition between solders and staff. Is common throughout the Mojave, particularly NCR Camps & Ranger stations.
Ham radio Ham Radio.png A type of radio used for semi-portable transmition by radio enthusiats and militaries. Is common throught the wasteland.
VintageRadioEnclave01 (Enclave)
VintageRadioEnclave01STARTON (Enclave)
VintageRadioGNR01 (GNR)
VintageRadioGNR01STARTON (GNR)
Radio.png Radios are pre-War items used for entertainment and at times information. Radios in the Capital Wasteland and the Mojave Wasteland were produced by a company called Radiation King before the Great War. They can be turned on and off, but if you don't want to stand up, you can just shoot it. It can only play one music station at a time (and the occasional white noise).
Art-Deco radio
Sierra Madre speakers
Exit sign Used for distinguishing an exit.
Fire extinguisher Used for extinguishing fires.
FO3 Telephone.png A telephone is a piece of machinery that is used to communicate with other people. ID 000389c6. Although the phone look's like a 1960's model of telephone it appears to have a wireless function. Telephones have been rendered useless, as they can not function anymore. They used to be one of the only ways to communicate with other people in the pre-War era. Telephones are classified as movable static objects, meaning they can be moved but not picked up.
100x100px Clocks appear in Fallout 3 & New Vegas and serve no purpose during gameplay. All clocks in both games stopped working at 09:48:07. There is a 3 hour time difference between the Eastern and Pacific time zones.
Light construction stand
Fuel Generatior
Rounded Generator
Large Yellow wires
Railway lantern
Vacuum tube light

Miscellaneous objects

Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Abraham Lincoln's head
LincolnHead (static)
LincolnsHead (movable static)
Abraham Lincoln's Head.png It is the head of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial. In Fallout 3 it is located at the Temple of the Union, but it is not known how the head got there. In Fallout: New Vegas it is found on the pack brahmin belonging to Lady Janes' caravan in Broc Flower Cave. When the slaves move to the Lincoln Memorial, the head will disappear from the Temple of the Union. It will be restored to its position on Lincoln's statue several days after the slaves move in.
Dante and Virgil in Hell
It is in both the Littlehorn and Associates office and Underworld, above Snowflake.
Mole rat hide A skinned mole rat used as a rug It is in the traveler's room aboard the Duchess Gambit.
It is also in The King's School of Impersonation.
Fort Constantine Bunker Door It is in the CO Quarters basement in Fort Constantine.
Bottle cap press
Brotherhood crate
Door gear
Dart Board A small, circular board for playing darts.
Line separator pole and Velvet rope
Nellis signs NELLIS.png
"STAY OUT!! THE PLANTS KILL!" Vault 22's welcome sign Vault 22 sign.jpg In Ultra-Luxe
"!! Attention !! All workers must wash their hands before exiting area" sign In Ultra-Luxe
Various Ultra-Luxe framed signs
Shovel A spade shovel
Bath tub
Coat stand - Coat rack?
Coffee Urn
Hand drier
Concrete road divider
Out door ground display sign
Art Deco collapsible room divider
"We are Dying Assholes!" sign
Raven Rock signs
"Bio-pods" Raven Rock and Fort Constantine
"Help Us" sign
"Let Us In Motherfuckers" sign
"Warning Deathclaws Ahead!" sign The Deathclaw and lettering are in white paint, while on a red background. These signs are in the area surrounding Quarry Junction.
Target dummy
MutantTarget01 (with helmet)
When punched with Greased Lightning, Power fist, Bear trap fist, Salt-Upon-Wounds' power fist, Saturnite fist, or the Power fist (GRA), they bleed.
Toy block
ToyWoodenBlock (movable static)
CG01ToyBlock (collectible)
CG01Toy04 (activator)
Toy block.png A small, red colored wooden block used as a toy for small children. The player can interact with these cubes wherever found, but cannot be added into their inventory.
Baby mobile
BabyMobile.png A roof mounted mobile used for small babies. One can be seen during the Fallout 3 quest Baby Steps, and another is found in Fallout: New Vegas, on a shelf in the Storage Building at Black Mountain, but neither can be interacted with.
BalloonSingle01 (yellow)
BalloonSingle02 (red)
BalloonSingle03 (blue)
BirthdayBalloons01 (all)
Balloon.png The balloon is a toy item used for decoration at a social gathering and cannot be interacted with. They can be found during the Growing Up Fast quest.
Birthday banner
Birthday banner.png The banner is a party item used for decorating a room for a social gathering. One is located in Vault 101 and another is hung along one wall of the Storage Building at Black Mountain. Neither can be interacted with.
Birthday cake
BirthdayCake01 (static)
BirthdayCake01FX (FX)
Birthday cake.png A small, round cake for a birthday. On July 13, 2268, a birthday cake is placed on a counter in the Cafeteria. The destruction of the cake triggers an event where Butch DeLoria confronts the Lone Wanderer over a sweetroll.
FO3 Broom.png A long straw-bristled broom found in many houses around the wasteland. Can be moved, but not taken
FO3 Bucket.png A small metal bucket that can be found in metro tunnels. May contain misc. items. Can be moved but cannot be put into inventory.
Soda cup Soda cup.png Cylindrical red and white striped cups. Can be moved but not picked up. Found in places like the Nuka-Cola plant.
Barrel FO3 Barrel.png A large metal barrel that was used by people to protect and contain large quantities of liquids, usually oil, radioactive waste, or water. Barrels are hollow and cylindrical in shape with a diameter of about 2 feet 4 inches and a height of 5 feet. There are four variants, one that is empty, one with a fire, another with a fire and a grill (often with some foodstuff on said grill), and an intact barrel. Other than the fire or grill, the barrels appear identical. There are also several miniature barrels, about one-quarter the size of the original, in the store on the first floor of REPCONN headquarters in Fallout: New Vegas. Barrels may often signal radiated areas as they may have carried nuclear waste. Empty barrels may be lifted using grab, while the other variants may not. Barrels may be used as a shield from gunfire if lifted while crouched or as a step to get to hard-to-reach places.
Cafeteria tray
Cafeteria tray.png The cafeteria tray is a type of tray used for carrying and containing food. This tray is portable, can be placed on any flat surface, and is made of white plastic. A tray has five shallow compartments for containing separate food items. These can be found in diners and cafeterias but cannot be picked up.
Chemistry set Chemistry set.png The Laboratory set is a type of medical and scientific equipment used for experiments. Students in a classroom are educated about chemistry by using this set. Made of glass, the set is a collection of beakers, flasks, funnels, and retorts. The hot plate and test tube holder are associated with this set and are often accompanying it. In Fallout: New Vegas there is a version which can be used to create chems or stimpaks if the player's Science skill is high enough. Similar sets are found in various places in Old World Blues.
Chemistry test tube rack
Chemistry test tube rack.png The test tube rack is a piece of miscellaneous medical and scientific equipment used for holding samples for laboratory experiments. Five glass tubes are supported in a wooded base and the tubes lay against a vertical brace. Test tubes are used to carry and contain dry or wet samples. Test tube holders are associated with laboratory sets and hot plates and often accompany them. Can be found around clinics or science labs.
Coffin01 (open)
Coffin02 (lid only)
Coffin03 (open and broken)
Coffin04 (lid only, broken)
Coffin.png Large, wooden coffins, very old and worn, with a cross on the lid/cover, sometimes containing skeletons. Found in Fallout 3, Point Lookout, and Old World Blues. In Point Lookout, virtually all coffins found contain Confederate soldiers' apparel, weapon, food and/or misc. items.
Cinder block
CinderBlock01 (mov. static)
CinderBlockStatic (static)
Cinder Block.png Concrete molded in a rectangle shape with two square holes in it, used in construction. One can be interacted with in Tranquility Lane to activate the Vault 112 auxiliary command terminal.
Hula girl
FO3HulaGirl.png A plastic Hawaiian hula girl bobble-doll. Can not be looted or moved by the player. It's similar to the one found on the Junktown billboard as well as on the cover of Tales of a Junktown Jerky Vendor.
NAC alpha crate NAC Alpha Crate.png The NAC alpha crate is a storage crate used for containing and carrying pieces of machinery. These large heavy crates are made of steel painted red, yellow or grey. Each of the crates has two lids and a body with ribbed sides. The lids are locked into the crate body by four screws. Four rings alongside either side of the crates are used by an unidentified handler for holding and moving the crate. A serial number is painted on both sides of the crates. They all have the same serial number of "B4567-CL1822"
Milk crate
FO3 Milk Crate.png Milk crates are small wooden crates that can be found in most pre-War stores and post-war settlements. Using the grab feature, you can stack these crates to climb onto high buildings.
Flat mop
FO3 Flatmop.png
Mop bucket
FO3 Mop Bucket.png Mop buckets are small, rectangular buckets made for the purpose of dipping mops in. They were used for sanitary purposes. They are static objects, so they can't be moved by the player.
In St. Aubin Medical Facility in Point Lookout, three microfusion cells are stuck inside one. They cannot be taken.
Projection screen Projection screen.png The projection screen is a furniture item used for displaying a projected image from a slide projector. Identified as a rigid wall-mounted screen, the projection screen is a white reflective surface supported by a frame on a wall. These projection screens are communally owned in the Vault-Tec Vaults and are used by teachers when educating students.
Rattle Rattle.png The rattle is a child's toy used for playing. The rattle has two blue metal hollow half-hemispheres bonded together, filled with beads, attached to a handle with a circular loop at the end. If an infant drops the rattle on the ground, the beads in the bulbous bottom generate a pleasing sound. The player's character can interact with the rattle in the quest "Baby Steps". However, this item disappears in the transition to the next quest.
Tire01 (brown)
Tire02 (smallest)
Tire03 (middle)
Tire04 (biggest)
Tire01Static (brown)
Tire02Static (middle)
FO3 Tire.png There are two types of tires that can be found: large tires and small tires. The large tires are a bit larger than a barrel, and can be moved manually. There are also static large tires that cannot be moved. Small tires can come from explosions or can be found. They are usually rust colored, and can be easily moved. The tires are movable static objects, except the ones with the "Static" postfix, which are, unsurprisingly, static objects instead. Despite what the name implies, Tire02Static is actually the static version of Tire03, not of Tire02.
Tricycle Tricycle.png A small, pre-War bicycle with three wheels, for toddlers and small children. Can be moved around.
Popcorn box Popcorn Box.png A rectangular red and white striped box meant for putting popcorn in. Found in and around many buildings but cannot be picked up.
Red ball Red ball.png A large red ball meant to be played with by children. One is present in the Lone Wanderer's toy box.
Roller Skates Roller Skate.png Roller skates are, basically, shoes attached to wheels. They were used by children in the pre-War era as a toy. In the quest Tranquility Lane, you have the option to kill Mabel Henderson by pushing the roller skates at the edge of the stairs so she falls down the stairs and dies but other than that they cannot be interacted by the player.
Sand Bag FO3 Sandbag.png Sandbags are moderately sized bags filled with sand. They serve a tactical purpose, as they provide cover from fire.
Sewer drainage Sewergrate.png Used for draining sewage and other biological waste. Some larger drainage outlets can be entered and explored.
Shopping Cart FO3 Shopping Cart.png Shopping carts are small carts that are used for grocery shopping. They are also used by super mutant's in order to create a cart cage (see below). These are in great abundance at the Super-Duper Mart.
Shopping Cart cage Cart Cage.png Shopping cart cages are used to trap humans for later uses, some also have specific uses. A few can be found in use as cages for a mole rat race.
Shovels can be found in various shacks or farms in New Vegas. They can not be picked up, as the item shovel can be but it can be grabbed.
Burger box Burger box.png Objects that are used for putting burgers in. Can be found in and around many diners in the wasteland.
Road block Road block.png Pieces of wood that are meant for blocking off areas or traffic Are used as primitive barriers for some settlements and raider camps.
Traffic cone
Traffic cone.png Janitorial equipment used for blocking access to recently cleaned areas and for redirecting foot traffic Can be found around roads and parking lots but cannot be picked up.
Urinal.png Used to dispose of urine. Bizarrely, some can restore 30 points of health. Mostly found in metro tunnels and larger buildings.
Baby carriage
FO3 Baby Carriage.png
Baby carriages are small devices that were used for transporting and carrying infants. They are meant to carry babies, but some have been booby-trapped. When the player character comes near a rigged baby carriage, it will emit the cry of a baby and explode, dealing a moderate amount of damage. It can be disarmed with 60 Explosives.
Toilet.png Used for personal relief. In Both New Vegas and Fallout 3 they can regenerate health but increase radiation at the same time. Some toilets can be found to contain no radiation. In Fallout 3, some toilets may be booby trapped, and have wires linking to 35 microfusion cells, which will give you a mild electric shock if you attempt to drink from them. If your repair skill is high enough, you can disarm them and take the cells.
Welding striker Welding striker.png An item used for creating a spark for igniting a welding torch. Found near welding equipment
Welding gun Welding Gun.png An item intended to be of some use in crafting but it does not serve any crafting related function as of yet. It appeared in the Fallout 3 add-on The Pitt as a non-acquirable prop used by Pitt slaves. Found in a large tent in Camp McCarran, the Black Mountain storage building and on the shelves in front of Quartermaster Bardon's desk in lower level storage room of the Hoover Dam offices. It is used by Boomers in the Nellis Hangars after raising the B-29 Bomber from Lake Mead.
Damaged Prototype
Belt?, Gloves, boots, X-13 research facility
Stealth suit ideas chalkboard
Stealth suit boots ideas chalkboard

X-13 research facility
open box with forcefield
X-13 research facility
The five different Chinese stealth suit "Broken Prototype" S on manikins
X-13 research facility
Stacks of paper
Deck of cards
Individual cards

Alien items

Here are the various alien miscellaneous items equivalent to human, created and only used by alien. Despite some being real items and not world objects in the strict sense, they act as such and it's impossible to put them in the inventory. All appears only in Mothership Zeta.


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Stasis chamber StasisChamber.png The equivalent of a bed for the aliens. It consists of a sterile metal capsule that decontaminated each time you open it with an electronic mechanism at the front. The interior is spartan and has no mattress, blanket, bed sheet or other bedclothes typically associated with a normal human bed. The player cannot sleep in it. Are present in Living Quarters and Bridge
Alien box AlienBox.png A metal container, found pretty much everywhere onboard the ship. They cannot be searched like other containers. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien chair AlienChair.png A metallic three-legged chair. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien globe AlienGlobe.png A transparent globe containing a number of small opaque objects, possibly representative of the aliens' homeworld and its moons. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien globe support AlienGlobeSupport.png The support that contains the alien globe. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien plate AlienPlate.png A rectangular metal plate, it typically contains alien squid food or alien worm food. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien plate (dirty) AlienPlate2.png An alien plate still bearing residue from the food that had been on it. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien lamp AlienLamp.png The alien equivalent of a desk lamp. It has a strange light bulb tube inside made with an unknown black material that has bright circles. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien rounded table AlienRoundedTable.png An alien metallic rounded table with four leg base and a translucent round surface in the middle. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien rectangular table AlienRectangularTable.png An alien metallic rectangular table with two legs connected to a support, and with a translucent rectangular surface in the middle. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien flower table AlienFlowerTable.png An alien metallic flower table with three legs. Each petal have all a small round light on the top edge. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Drone pod
A stasis pod for robotic aliens like the guardian drone and support drone Found mainly in the robot assembly (7) and the hangar (4)


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Alien panel controller AlienTerminalController.png A panel controller used for alien turrets and only found near them. The player can use it to destroy turrets, but not to shut them down or make them fire on aliens. Can be found near alien turrets. Some can be rigged with a proximity charge if the player has a high enough explosives skill.
Alien klaxon AlienKlaxon.png A klaxon lamp attached to a ceiling, emitting a red light and a warning sound when an alarm connected to the same section of the alien klaxon is triggered. Can be found nearby alien turrets
Alien interruptor AlienInterruptor.png An alien interruptor used to enable or disable a single function connected with it (unlock a door, re-enable the death ray's systems). Are present in Holding Cells, Hangar and Bridge


Name/Base ID Image Description Notes
Alien sickle scissors AlienSickleScissors.png A curiously-shaped set of scissors. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien circular scissors AlienCircularScissors.png Another alien set of scissors that look like human egg scissors. Its use is unknown. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Alien screwdriver AlienScrewdriver.png A manually multi-purpose alien screwdriver used to screw, unscrew or re-screw the various alien screw element. It has a large metallic cross wheel at the end designed to have a better grip and screw firmly. Can be found everywhere in mothership Zeta
Exposed Panel Space walk
Core Coolant Switch

Concept art

Concept art by Adam Adamowicz