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With Doctor Henry off to rejoin his Enclave friends, he's left it up to me to carry on with the research here.

Calamity is Dr. Henry's research assistant in Jacobstown in 2281.


Calamity is a ghoul doctor stationed in Jacobstown as Dr. Henry's research assistant looking for a cure for the nightkin's aggressive tendencies. She can be found in the Jacobstown lodge.

She has lived a long time and changes her name and job every decade or so to stop getting bored. She chose the name Calamity because she thought it was nice. Although she has never tried a job in science before, she found she was really quite good at it, "according to Doctor Henry."

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
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  • Repairs up to 76%
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  • Guess Who I Saw Today: Calamity will run most of the nightkin tests that Dr. Henry tells her. The ones that she doesn't Henry does himself.


Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Scientist outfit - -


  • If you have any of the brains (Violetta's brain, Rey's brain, Lupa's brain) from the dogs (Violetta, Rey, Lupa) in your inventory, upon Calamity's death, they will be removed.
  • If Keene and the other 3-4 nightkin go hostile during the quest Guess Who I Saw Today, it's possible Calamity will get caught in the crossfire and die. Try to dispatch the nightkin quickly if you wish to avoid this.
  • It is possible that she is named after frontierswoman Calamity Jane.


Calamity appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.

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