Child at Heart

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This perk greatly improves your interactions with children, usually in the form of unique dialogue options.

— Fallout 3 in-game description

Child at Heart is a Fallout 3 perk and a cut perk in Fallout: New Vegas.

Fallout 3Edit

The Child at Heart perk greatly improves your interactions with children, some adults and a robot, usually in the form of unique dialogue choices.

Additional dialogueEdit

Little LamplightEdit

The Child at Heart perk is particularly useful in Little Lamplight, where a lot of children are present.

Other areasEdit

Fallout: New VegasEdit

Icon cut contentThe following is based on Fallout: New Vegas cut content and has not been confirmed by canon sources.

This perk exists as unimplemented content in Fallout: New Vegas and there are a few uses for it hidden in the game's code, but because there are very few children in the Mojave wasteland it was left out.

Bitter Springs refugeesEdit

Regardless of which greeting is heard, player receives the Barnabas bear.

"The man with the spiky hat comes into camp at night."

"I say. Would you like some of this absolutely delightful confection I found? I've been grazing on it all day."

"I like you. Will you take Barnabas bear to New Vegas when you go?"

"Did you know ants can get *this* big?"

"I saw snake puppies in the hills."


Lindsay is the Mini Boomer at Nellis who is missing her teddy bear, Mr. Cuddles.

>Think really hard. What were you doing when you saw him last?

"Oh! I remember now. I was playing hide-and-seek in the big hangar. Mr. Loyal made us leave, though."


Max is the boy in Freeside who chases his friend around with Euclid's C-Finder.

>I'm a space soldier. The general sent me to ask you to borrow your gun to stop an alien invasion.

"Really? Cool! Bring it back to me when you're done, okay? I think Stacey might be turning into an alien."


Melody is the slave girl at the Fort.

>{Child At Heart}Don't worry - I won't tell on you if you don't tell on me.

"Okay. Um... do you think you could help me?"

Icon cut contentEnd of information based on Fallout: New Vegas cut content.

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