Eventually, I went back and married my childhood sweetheart and that was the end of my traveling days. Didn't miss it none then. Still don't.

Doc Mitchell

Doc Mitchell's house is a house in Goodsprings. It is also the starting location of Fallout: New Vegas for the player. Owned by Doc Mitchell, it acts as the town's medical clinic.


It is a single story building with a living room, clinic area, kitchen, bedroom, restroom, and small storage room. The living room houses the Vit-o-matic Vigor Tester which is used to assign SPECIAL points in the Ain't That a Kick in the Head quest.

In the clinic room you can find a chemistry set. With a Science skill of 25, you can either create 5 stimpaks or some chems. To the right of the chemistry set is a broken 9mm submachine gun. It can't be picked up but can be moved. You can interact with it and, with a Repair skill of 25, you can fix the weapon and it will be added to your inventory.

Notable lootEdit


  • Outside of Doc Mitchell's house flies the state flag of Nevada.
  • The items in Doc Mitchell's house are not marked as owned so the player character can't force hostility before character creation is complete.[1]
  • The bed which the player character wakes up on in the beginning of the game is the only thing in Mitchell's house that is "owned."
  • If the player completes Run Goodsprings Run and Joe Cobb is still alive, he will reside in the house.
  • When you have Courier's Stash installed you will have the items assigned in that pack while you are waking up at the start of the game.


Doc Mitchell's house appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.



  1. JE Sawyer on Formspring