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I'm thinking of going with "Overseer" for the last one. What did you put?”— Freddie Gomez, referring to the G.O.A.T.
Freddie Gomez is a resident of Vault 101 in Fallout 3.
In the 2260s, Freddie is ridiculed by some of his peers. He is nicknamed 'Freddie the Freak' and is compared unfavorably to the comic book character Grognak the Barbarian.
In the early 2270s, Freddie is diagnosed with Vault depressive syndrome, or VDS, by the vault physician James. According to his medical file, Freddie suffers from lethargy, anxiety, and low self-esteem. Freddie copes with his insecurities and low self-esteem by acting out as a bully with his peers. James prescribes Chlorpromazine for Freddie; however, James is worried that his patient might be permanently on the medication.
Before the GOAT, Freddie is nervous. After Edwin Brotch orders pencils down and everyone else has left, Freddie is struggling with two questions on the test. Question #5 has him hanging on a moral quandary - should he obey his grandmother and kill the other resident, or should he disobey his grandmother since killing is wrong? The other question, Question #10, baffles him as the answers are all the same and he isn't sure if this is a trick question.
Freddie is the only child of Herman and Pepper Gomez. Freddie is friendly with the Lone Wanderer.
Interactions with the player character
|This character drops an ear when killed (Contract Killer).|
- Trapped Outside: If the Lone Wanderer chooses to sabotage the vault in Trouble on the Homefront, Freddie and the other vault residents will flee into the wasteland. Later in a random encounter, the Lone Wanderer can see a giant radscorpion that killed Freddie.
|Tunnel Snake outfit|
Drops on death
- If the Lone Wanderer is a female, during her tenth birthday party, she has the option of asking Amata whether or not her present is a date with Freddie.
- In the mailbox near one of the ruined houses just outside the entrance of Vault 101 is a letter addressed to the Gomez family inviting them to join Vault 101. Presumably, this Gomez family are the ancestors of Freddie Gomez.
Freddie Gomez appears only in Fallout 3.
- Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.73: "Freddie Gomez
Freddy is an aspiring Tunnel Snake, and his associations with Butch and the Tunnel Snakes have caused his grades to drop and send Pepper into fits of worry. In truth, Freddie isn't a bad kid; he just enjoys the approval he gets from Butch and the others when he misbehaves. And, of course, there really aren't many other people to hang out with in the Vault."
(Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition Wasteland Census)