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LeadershipNomad chieftain
Notable MembersNomad
Nomad shaman
Notable LocationsNorthern New California

Be welcome, then. We have long been away from the 'civilized' lands. We are in need of certain items. Perhaps we might be able to trade?

Nomad chieftain

Nomads is a term used to refer to the collective group of nomadic tribes inhabiting the Oregon/California border around 2241.


The nomadic tribes inhabiting the northern reaches of North California are typically small communities that live a life of constant travel. They are generally peaceful people, but will not hesitate to defend their tribes with force.[1] These nomads share little with other tribes of the region. A perfect example is the shaman, who is simply the tribe's skilled healer, able to use natural resources at his disposal to treat a variety of ailments, rather than a link to the supernatural realm, like in so many other tribes.[2] Nomadic tribes are typically organized in simple way, subordinated to a tribal chief, who is dressed better than his fellow tribesmen and customarily offers peaceful visitors the shade of his tent.[3]

Interactions with the player character

  • If encountered, the shaman can be talked to in order to receive healing and remove status effects. The chief may offer minor trading.


Nomads appear only in Fallout 2.