I'm feeling much better now. I told Gran I wasn't gonna let some mole rat beat me.

Austin Engill is a child living in Vault 81 in 2287.


Austin's adoptive grandmother is Dr. Penske. He is described as having hair that is a "mole rat's nest" [1] by Horatio.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
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  • Always
Companion: noIcon cross
Perk: noIcon cross
Merchant: noIcon cross
Doctor: noIcon cross
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  • Hole in the Wall - Austin becomes the victim of a diseased mole rat bite whom the Survivor can find a cure to help. He will die if the cure is not given to him.
  • Vault 81 Tour - On the player's first interaction with Austin, he will offer to take the player on a tour of the vault for a price of 5 caps or for free if the player successfully passes a Speech check.


Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Vault 81 jumpsuit - - Bottlecaps, random food (when dying during Hole in the Wall)


  • His last name only becomes apparent after doing the tour.

Notable quotesEdit

  • "Gran says I'm a bottomless pit when it comes to food."
  • "Someday, I'm going to check out the Commonwealth. If my gran lets me."
  • "I can't wait until I don't have to do school anymore."


Austin appears only in Fallout 4.


  1. Horatio's dialogue - Line 78