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Mai Da Chiang
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Biography and appearance
RaceHuman, Asian
RoleRed 888 Guns owner[1]
LocationSan Francisco
Dialogue FileFcgunmer.msg
SPECIALStrength: 7
Perception: 9
Endurance: 7
Charisma: 7
Intelligence: 7
Agility: 8
Luck: 8
Derived StatsHit points: 110
Armor class: 28
Action points: 15
Carry weight: 200
Unarmed damage: 0
Melee damage: 22
Sequence: 23
Healing rate: 2
Experience points: 550
Normal DT/DR: 5/40%
Laser DT/DR: 8/60%
Fire DT/DR: 4/30%
Plasma DT/DR: 4/50%
Electrical DT/DR: 2/50%
EMP DT/DR: 0/500%
Explode DT/DR: 6/40%
Tag SkillsSmall Guns: 124%
Big Guns: 122%
Energy Weapons: 122%
Unarmed: 150%
Melee Weapons: 122%
Throwing: 124%
Speech: 80%
Barter: 140%
Proto id00000300 (Gun Merchant)

Hi! Welcome to Red 888 Guns! I'm Mai Da Chiang, the owner. How can I help you?

Mai Da Chiang is the owner and proprietor of the Red 888 Guns shop in San Francisco in Fallout 2.


A rotund man of Chinese descent, Da Chiang runs in permanent overdrive, selling his wares with unceasing enthusiasm to anyone who comes into his shop. He has excellent stock, including the mighty Vindicator minigun and the M72 Gauss Rifle, with a large stockpile of ammunition to go with them.[2][3]

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

This character is a merchant. Sells: Top tier weapons and ammunition


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Carried items
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Drops on death

Other interactions

  • Due to his low Perception, it's very easy to steal from the shop.

Behind the scenes

  • His name is a Pinyin-transcribed Chinese expression meaning "buy big guns" or "sell big guns".
  • 888 is a lucky number in Chinese tradition.


Mai Da Chiang appears only in Fallout 2.


  1. Mai Da Chiang: "{101}{}{You see Mai Da Chiang, the owner of Red 888 Guns.}"
    "{103}{}{Hi! Welcome to Red 888 Guns! I'm Mai Da Chiang, the owner. How can I help you?}"
  2. Mai Da Chiang's character description: "{100}{}{You see an enthusiastic Shi.}"
    "{102}{}{This is a rotund Shi who looks like he's running on permanent overdrive.}"
  3. The Chosen One: "{123}{}{Tell me about the place.}"
    Mai Da Chiang: "{125}{}{We have lived here for years, but we did not always live here. Dr. Fung knows the complete history. I'll bet what you're looking for is what we do now.}"
    The Chosen One: "{126}{}{Yep.}"
    Mai Da Chiang: "{128}{}{Now, we are mainly fishermen and scientists. Our fishermen catch fish. Our scientists are working on a project that they say will change the world.}"
    The Chosen One: "{129}{}{Change the world how?}"
    Mai Da Chiang: "{133}{}{I do not know. They keep their secrets to themselves.}"
    The Chosen One: "{134}{}{I see. What else is happening in town?}"
    Mai Da Chiang: "{137}{}{We have two rivals of martial arts in town. They are Lo Pan, a lover of self, and the Dragon, who loves others. It is said that whoever wins will determine the future of martial arts.}"
    The Chosen One: "{138}{}{I see. Anything else in town?}"
    Mai Da Chiang: "{141}{}{There is a gang of vagrants who have moved onto the Poseidon Oil tanker on the wharf. There were monsters living inside it, but the vagrants have sealed them into the lower hull. Though they are outsiders, we are grateful to the drifters for this task.}"
    The Chosen One: "{142}{}{Any other news?}"
    Mai Da Chiang: "{145}{}{The scientists report that someone has broken through their computer security and stolen our secrets.}"