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Jacob Hoff
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Biography and appearance
RaceHuman, Caucasian
AffiliationFollowers of the Apocalypse
Chem addict
Dialogue FileJacob Hoff's dialogue
QuestsHigh Times
AlignmentVery Good
SPECIALStrength: 3
Perception: 6
Endurance: 3
Charisma: 2
Intelligence: 8
Agility: 6
Luck: 5
Derived StatsHit Points: 95
Tag SkillsExplosives: 64
Medicine: 68
Science: 68
Base ID0011779aRef ID0011779d
ActorLiam O'Brien

Jacob Hoff is an NCR squatter and former chemist living in Freeside in Fallout: New Vegas.


Originally hailing from NCR,[1] Jacob Hoff is a natural at chemistry, who used his talents to homebrew detox chems before he became a junkie himself while working for the Garrets.[2] If he can kick his addiction, he has the potential to be a great asset to Freeside, and continue to create medicine and detox chems for the community.[3]

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character is involved in quests.



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Carried items
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Drops on death



  • Xbox 360Icon xbox360.png Jacob will continually speak as if he was drunk.


Jacob Hoff appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.


  1. The Courier: "Are you trying to kill your customers?"
    Dixon: "Those fools are from NCR. I love seeing those squatters in agony. We were doing just fine before those shits came here and made a mess of things. We don't need NCR eggheads wandering around confusing things."
    (Dixon's dialogue)
  2. The Courier: "Tell me about Jacob."
    Julie Farkas: "The Garrets hooked Jacob on chems when he was working for them. Ironic, since he used to homebrew detox chems. He's a natural chemist."
    (Julie Farkas' dialogue)
  3. The Courier: "I helped with that addiction problem you mentioned."
    Julie Farkas: "I saw Jacob, but found Bill dead... His death will be a big loss for Freeside. If you need some medical supplies, come see me. With Jacob working with us, we should be able to spare a stim or fixer once a day."
    (Julie Farkas' dialogue)