Vault 13 citizen (formerly)
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“ You see Ed. Ed's dead. ” — In-game description.
Ed is a skeleton in a Vault suit which lies just outside the exterior door of Vault 13 in 2161.
Ed is a deceased human found initially outside of
Vault 13. Little, if anything is known about his past prior to this. From his apparel though, it is visible that he too was a resident of Vault 13.
Interactions with the player character Edit
Interactions overview Edit
Involved in quests:
Other interactions Edit
Ed's purpose is twofold: to immediately show that the outside world is dangerous, and to tell the Vault Dweller that they weren't the first person to leave the vault.
Mariposa Military Base Edit
Fallout 2 Edit
PMV Valdez Edit
Ed's corpse appears only in
, Fallout and also is mentioned in Fallout 2 .
Behind the scenes Edit
A quote about Ed by
Fallout lead designer Chris Taylor: "What's the deal with Ed? Ed's dead, baby, Ed's dead." This references a line from the Quentin Tarantino film , spoken by Bruce Willis' character, Butch, differing by a single letter (Zed's Dead).