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Biography and appearance
RaceHuman, Caucasian
Hair StyleHairBaldingOld (HairBaldingOld)Hair Color?
Eye ColorHazel (EyeDefault)
AffiliationRivet City
RoleSuicidal resident
LocationRivet City
Dialogue FileLopez's dialogue
Combat StyleDefault
assistanceHelps Friends and Allies
Alignment500 Good
SPECIALStrength: 6
Perception: 5
Endurance: 4
Charisma: 4
Intelligence: 4
Agility: 6
Luck: 4
Derived StatsHit Points: 10
Fatigue: 50
Critical chance:
Melee damage:
Unarmed damage:
Poison resistance:
Radiation resistance:
Tag SkillsSettler (Settler)
Barter: 41
Big Guns: 12
Energy Weapons: 14
Explosives: 14
Lockpick: 14
Medicine: 12
Melee Weapons: 16
Repair: 12
Science: 12
Small Guns: 45
Sneak: 16
Speech: 12
Throwing, unused: 0
Unarmed: 41
Calculated: 1 → 1
Editor RaceCaucasian Old
Editor IDMisterLopez
Base ID0001e759Ref ID0001e75a
Editor FactionsRCResidentFaction
ActorPaul Eiding (MaleOld01)

Haven't run into you before. You probably won't remember me anyway. Don't worry, it won't be a problem for much longer.

— Lopez, Fallout 3.

Lopez is a suicidal resident of Rivet City in Fallout 3..


A quiet man born in 2212, Lopez has lived in Rivet City for the past ten years. He originally arrived in the city after his wife and child were killed by raiders. Succumbing to depression, he has idled for the past decade, passing time by reading, praying at the church, and climbing once a day to the top of carrier island and trying to convince himself to jump, ending his life.[1] The depression is compounded by his conviction that nobody cares or even notices him.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character can be enslaved with the Mesmetron.

Other interactions

  • Lopez can be found on the observation deck at the top of the carrier island every day from 8:00am – 12:00pm and 3:00pm – 5:00pm. the player can help resolve the situation by:
    • pushing him off the deck (-500 karma).
    • talking him into committing suicide by saying he's pathetic (-500 karma).
    • use Speech to convince him that Ted Strayer (if alive) needs someone to give him guidance and that Lopez is the one to provide it (positive karma). Afterwards, he will have no more dialogue available, unless approached again between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.


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Wasteland settler outfit
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Carried items
Mister Lopez's key
Pack of cigarettes
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Drops on death

Notable quotes

  • "Don't mind me, I'm just taking up space here."
  • "A quick shove should do it."
  • "Someday, maybe I'll get courage."


Lopez appears only in Fallout 3.



  1. Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.74: "Mister Lopez
    Lopez is a quiet 65-year-old man who has lived in the common room for the past 10 years. His wife and child were killed by Raiders, and he came to Rivet City lonely and lost. He spends much of his time reading or praying in the church. He takes his meals in the common room and sleeps a lot out of sheer depression. Once a day he tries to climb to the observation deck and jump."
    (Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition Wasteland Census)