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Assaultrons are a type of robot encountered in the Commonwealth in Fallout 4.

BackgroundEdit

The assaultron robot was constructed by RobCo and sold to the US Military as a front-line wartime combatant. It is fast and deadly at close range, and employs a devastating laser at a distance. The dominator variant can enable stealth technology.

CharacteristicsEdit

The assaultron's body seems to be modeled after that of a female figure. They are highly aggressive, fast, and some will attack the Sole Survivor on sight. The assaultron's face will become surrounded with red electric energy when it is preparing its laser beam attack. The dominator variant is also equipped with a stealth field.

An assaultron's laser can be halted or avoided by using Jet and stepping out of the way, killing it, or doing enough damage to its head. If it is allowed to charge its laser all the way, and if not blocked by an object, it will inflict devastating amounts of damage on its hapless target, often killing even high-level players or NPCs in seconds. The fact that assaultrons take reduced damage from headshots only serves to compound their main weapon's threat potential.

Assaultrons' weak points are their legs. However, when these are destroyed, the assaultron will continue to pursue the target by crawling on the ground. After taking sufficient damage, they will charge a potentially deadly explosion as a last desperate attempt to eliminate the target. Killing them before they can activate it will result in a normal death.

Legendary assaultrons will invariably detonate violently, similar to a mini nuke blast, approximately two seconds after they are destroyed.

They can be very difficult for low level players to face head-on due to their fast speed and powerful attacks. A notable ability they have is being able to sidestep, making them difficult to hit especially with semi-automatic weapons. While their laser is fully charged they are also capable of grabbing an opponent at close range and firing their laser directly into the victim's head, which is a virtually assured death sentence.

Assaultrons' perception seems to be significantly higher than other enemies', making them difficult to sneak up on and hack without maxed-out sneak skills, corresponding armor and/or using a Stealth Boy.

VariantsEdit

AssaultronEdit

Assaultron-Fallout4

Deadly especially for the unprepared, the assaultron is among the most fearsome robotic enemies in the game. While their usual unarmed attacks are already a challenge for some, the real danger from these enemies comes from their charged laser weapons. The laser cannon that doubles as its head can usually disintegrate players on contact. Making matters worse, dodging the weapon can prove difficult, since the size of the laser engulfs anything in front of it. Luckily the charge up for this weapon is long and given away by an impressive light show coming off the assaultron's face. A fast player may be able to kill it quickly or even get behind it while its firing animation is going.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron
000df64a
LevelIcon level
24
PerceptionIcon eye
12
Hit pointsIcon heart
300
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
75
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
40
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon requiredIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee
attackIcon attack
Laser beam damageIcon damage

Assaultron invaderEdit

AssaultronInvader-Fallout4

Invaders have a larger health pool and electrified hands that stun and do energy damage in addition to their regular melee damage. A blue glow can be seen around their hands even after death.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron invader
000d8418
LevelIcon level
36
PerceptionIcon eye
12
Hit pointsIcon heart
400
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
105
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
60
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee
attackIcon attack
Laser beam damageIcon damage

Assaultron dominatorEdit

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The Dominator variant has a powerful attack that consists of stabbing the target's torso with two swords simultaneously and spreading its arms outwards, typically resulting in a one-hit kill.

This stronger variant of the already formidable assaultron can be counted among the nastiest dangers in the Commonwealth. The blades on its arms give its unarmed attacks considerably more bite while its head laser will still be gunning for its target. But the Dominator's true danger is its unique stealth capability, making it difficult to target, especially in VATS, before it gets into melee range. Even those in power armor should take a moment to plan how they intend to deal with this threat.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron dominator
001c246b
LevelIcon level
46
PerceptionIcon eye
13
Hit pointsIcon heart
500
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
130
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
75
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Aggressive: Will attack enemies on sight.Icon requiredIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Foolhardy: Will never flee or avoid anyone.Icon requiredIcon requiredIcon requiredIcon required
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee
attackIcon attack
Laser beam damageIcon damage
attackIcon attack
Stealth

Assaultron devilEdit

AssaultronDevil-Automatron
Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron devil fo4autGametitle-FO4 AUT
xx000eb9
LevelIcon level
16
PerceptionIcon eye
5
Hit pointsIcon heart
155
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
75
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
40
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional

Gunner assaultron Edit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Gunner assaultron
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LevelIcon level
24
PerceptionIcon eye
?
Hit pointsIcon heart
?
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
?
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
?
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
?
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
?
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
  • deadIcon dead

Gunner assaultron invaderEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Gunner assaultron invader
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LevelIcon level
36
PerceptionIcon eye
?
Hit pointsIcon heart
?
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
?
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
?
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
?
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
?
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
  • deadIcon dead

Gunner assaultron dominatorEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Gunner assaultron dominator
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LevelIcon level
46
PerceptionIcon eye
?
Hit pointsIcon heart
?
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
?
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
?
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Laser beam damageIcon damage
  • deadIcon dead

Assaultron demonEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron demon fo4autGametitle-FO4 AUT
xx002444
LevelIcon level
24
PerceptionIcon eye
5
Hit pointsIcon heart
180
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
75
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
40
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional

Assaultron succubusEdit

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Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron succubus fo4autGametitle-FO4 AUT
xx007077
LevelIcon level
36
PerceptionIcon eye
5
Hit pointsIcon heart
300
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
105
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
60
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Laser beam damageIcon damage

Assaultron hagEdit

AssaultronHag-Automatron
Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron hag fo4autGametitle-FO4 AUT
xx00e6ac
LevelIcon level
46
PerceptionIcon eye
6
Hit pointsIcon heart
500
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
130
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
75
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Laser beam damageIcon damage

Assaultron gorgonEdit

AssaultronGorgon-Automatron

Assaultron gorgons are a modified variant of the assaultron and are created by the Rust Devils. Wielding two shishkebabs, they are the most powerful assaultron variants of all and are dangerous opponents.

One can be found with Ivey in Fort Hagen hangar and others can sometimes be seen with Rust Devil patrols.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Assaultron gorgon fo4autGametitle-FO4 AUT
xx00e6ad
LevelIcon level
56+
PerceptionIcon eye
6
Hit pointsIcon heart
575+
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
140
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
85
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
?
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Laser beam damageIcon damage

NovatronEdit

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Novatrons are the base Nuka World variation of an assaultron. They can be found in the Galactic Zone in Nuka-World, and more specifically in the RobCo Battlezone.

Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Novatron fo4nwGametitle-FO4 NW
xx0170c4
LevelIcon level
24
PerceptionIcon eye
12
Hit pointsIcon heart
300
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
75
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
40
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
35
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty
  • deadIcon dead

Novatron invaderEdit

Novatron-NukaWorld
Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Novatron invader fo4nwGametitle-FO4 NW
xx01faf6
LevelIcon level
36
PerceptionIcon eye
12
Hit pointsIcon heart
400
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
105
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
60
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
51
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty
  • deadIcon dead

Novatron dominatorEdit

Novatron-NukaWorld
Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Novatron dominator fo4nwGametitle-FO4 NW
xx01faf7
LevelIcon level
46
PerceptionIcon eye
13
Hit pointsIcon heart
500
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
130
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
75
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
65
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty
  • deadIcon dead

Novatron initiatorEdit

Novatron-NukaWorld
Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Novatron initiator fo4nwGametitle-FO4 NW
xx04bc83
LevelIcon level
56
PerceptionIcon eye
13
Hit pointsIcon heart
570
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
150
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
75
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
65
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty
  • deadIcon dead

Novatron eliminatorEdit

Novatron-NukaWorld
Name (Base ID)StatisticsBehaviorAbilitiesItems
Novatron eliminator fo4nwGametitle-FO4 NW
xx04bc84
LevelIcon level
66
PerceptionIcon eye
13
Hit pointsIcon heart
640
Damage ResistanceIcon shield silver
180
Energy ResistanceIcon electrical
90
Radiation ResistanceIcon radiation
Immune
Poison ResistanceIcon poison
Immune
Experience PointsIcon XP
65
Gamebryo AI attributes#AggressionIcon fist
Unaggressive: Will not initiate combat.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#ConfidenceIcon confidence
Cowardly: Will always avoid combat/flee.Icon optionalIcon optionalIcon optionalIcon optional
Gamebryo AI attributes#AssistanceIcon group
Helps nobody: Will not help anyone.Icon optionalIcon optional
attackIcon attack
Melee (0 damageIcon damage)
attackIcon attack
empty
  • deadIcon dead

LocationsEdit

  • One leveled assaultron always spawns in the FEV-Labs in the Institute.
  • They often spawn near military installations and tend to move around a lot because of their high attack range. When left alone they can often be seen engaging wasteland creatures.
  • One assaultron (along with a Mister Gutsy and sometimes a sentry bot) is found on the road leading to Nahant, wandering around the small pile of shipping containers.
  • They often spawn as a part of a Gunner patrol, providing frontline offense while the Gunners attack from a distance. One can almost always be found at Mass Pike Interchange atop the freeway.
  • An assaultron will attack the player alongside a sentry bot atop of the 35 Court building after the player approaches the central locked chamber, which contains leveled power armor.
  • One can be found with the Gunners at the Quincy ruins, and will usually replace Tessa if the ruins have been cleared out already.
  • Two are found in front of Vault 95, and another is located inside.
  • One can be found in the Hesters Consumer Robotics workshop, along with two protectrons.
  • Two assaultrons will attack the player along with a sentry bot and two protectrons after getting the Beryllium Agitator during Mass Fusion/Spoils of War.
  • One assaultron (and a Mister Gutsy) guards a wrecked military convoy on the road between Breakheart Banks and The Slog.

Notable assaultronsEdit

NotesEdit

  • Despite both the assaultron and the male Sole Survivor being affiliated with the military, the latter's dialogue choices with KL-E-0 would imply no prior knowledge of the assaultron model robots (although it is possible that the assaultron entered service with the US military after he had been discharged or they may have not been deployed to the front lines). This would be consistent with their absence in Fallout 3's Operation Anchorage add-on.
  • Assaultrons appear to be able to feel pain as evident by the quotes of the damaged assualtron found while tracking Conrad Kellogg.
  • It is best for low level players to avoid assaultrons as they can prove too much, due to their laser attacks, and their ability to still attack even when their legs are removed.
  • The Automatron add-on adds two weapons that consist of parts salvaged from assaultrons, the assaultron blade and the salvaged assaultron head.
  • If the assaultron is being attacked by two enemies at once (e.g. synth relay grenade) and the NPC is targeted, if the player is too close to the head/laser while the assaultron is firing, the player still takes massive AoE damage.
  • At least one known Assaultron prototype was not built by RobCo.[1] It was possibly built by General Atomics International, who are known to have partnered with RobCo on a number of joint projects for the US Military including the Robobrain program for the United States Army Robotics Division.
  • Its possible that Assaultrons can express a very limited degree of human emotion. In Reunions when Dogmeat leads the Sole Survivor to the remains of a destroyed Assaultron, it simply states that it can't feel its legs, in a slight panicking matter.

AppearancesEdit

Assaultrons appear only in Fallout 4.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 4n1m4L's test logs

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