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Nate's default appearance
Biography and appearance
AffiliationUnited States of America
United States Army (formerly)
108th Infantry Regiment, Second Battalion[1]
RolePlayable character
FamilyNora (wife)
Shaun (son)
Base ID00000000Ref ID00000000
ActorBrian Delaney

Nate is the husband of Nora, living in Sanctuary Hills in 2077. He is the template for creating a male character.



A veteran of the Anchorage Reclamation, belonging to the 108th Infantry Regiment, Second Battalion.[1] Nate left his tour of duty as a decorated war hero[2] and then married Nora and had a son, Shaun, within a year of the Great War. On October 23, 2077, a Vault-Tec salesman spoke to the family and confirmed their spot in Vault 111. Fortunately, he arrived in the nick of time: moments later, a newscaster reported that nuclear detonations had been confirmed in the United States, and warned the Greater Boston area of the looming destruction. Nate, Nora and Shaun, along with all those who had signed up for Vault residency, all rushed to Vault 111 and become trapped above the Vault as a warhead, launched by the Yangtze-31, hit the region.

Out of time

Upon arrival in the Vault, Nate was ushered into a Vault 111 jumpsuit, and into a "decontamination chamber". In reality, Vault 111 was a Vault-Tec experiment to study the long term effects of suspended animation on unaware subjects.[3] Although the staff mutinied and the Vault was left abandoned for decades, Nate, Nora, and Shaun were unfrozen in 2227 by one Conrad Kellogg, under the orders of The Institute.

Death (optional)

Despite a short struggle, Nate/Nora was shot dead by Kellogg and left in their cryo-chamber to rot, leaving the survivor spouse-less.[4]

Welcome Home

After leaving Vault 111, they returned to their former abode, finding their robot, Codsworth, left in his perceptual jovial state for the last 210 years. After quickly searching the neighborhood, Codsworth recommends Concord as the next best place to find Shaun.

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Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

This character has no special interactions.


  • If Nate is selected to be the Sole Survivor, then the player chooses his name, appearance, and SPECIAL stats.
  • Nate's appearance can be customized during character creation, regardless of your selection of who to play.


Nate appears only in Fallout 4.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lookout: "Scanning. Scanning. Accessing pre-war records. Record found. 108th Infantry Regiment. Second Battalion. Ahoy there. 'Tis Providence a member of the Congressional Army is delivered to us in our hour of need."
    The Sole Survivor: "I was in the Army. But what's the Congressional Army?"
    The Sole Survivor: "Standing orders, sir. Proclamation 3: "All members of the US Army are hereby members of the Congressional Army." The captain requests your presence on the bridge. At the double quick, sir."
    (Lookout's dialogue)
    Note: only if the player character is a male Sole Survivor.
  2. Fraternal post 115 terminals; Executive Terminal, Speech Memo: "We're overjoyed to have such a decorated war hero like Nate giving a speech in Concord. We should try to get him down here, too. It always brings in people (and funding)."
  3. See Vault 111 for details.
  4. Dependent on player character.