Field Research is a side quest in the Fallout: New Vegas add-on, .
Old World Blues
Following the upgrading of the
Sink Central Intelligence Unit, the Sink Auto-Doc and other personalities, Blind Diode Jefferson and the biological research station still require their upgrades.
Retrieve the four audio samples for
Blind Diode Jefferson.
Audio Sample - Opera Singer is found in House #108 of Higgs Village, in the master bedroom on the nightstand.
Audio Sample - Giant Tarantula is also found in Higgs Village, in House #00 in the leftmost room upstairs on top of a terminal.
Audio Sample - Gabriel's Bark is inside the residential test facility of the X-8 research center in one of Gabe's random digging spots. Audio Sample - Mobius' Robo-scorpion is in the Forbidden Zone Dome on a table at the far end of the room on the balcony, after having defeated the X-42 giant robo-scorpion. Find the three
dried seed packages for the biological research station.
One pack is found on the second level of the
X-22 botanical garden. Another pack is inside the fountain northeast of the
Signal Hills transmitter. The last is north of the north of the pack northeast of the Signal Hills transmitter, across the pipe, near a spore plant. Install all the upgrades in The Sink.
Stage Status Description 10 Find all of the audio samples for the Jukebox. 20 Find plant samples for the Biological Research Station. 30 Return the samples to The Sink.
The audio samples and seed packets can be uploaded in The Sink at any point during the quest, in any order. It is also possible to upload them prior to receiving the quest.
Sometimes when returning the Audio Sample Robo-scorpion into the Jukebox, it will not be accepted unless the personality has been activated first, once activated, you will just have to insert the audio sample by talking to it.
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