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This page lists bugs in Fallout 76.
  • Clipping issues (i.e. items poking through one another) and typos are not notable. All other bugs are notable.
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General advice and notesEdit

Weapon modsEdit

Using the consoleEdit

Crashing, freezing and other hardware- or software-related issuesEdit

Menu-, HUD-, inventory-, and radio-related bugsEdit

  • Xbox OneIcon xboxone often, when picking up a holotape, it will cause the radio station to glitch, cancelling playing both. (Xbox)
  • PCIcon pc When using the "Quick Boy" version of the Pip-Boy, directly playing newly discovered holotapes will play static instead. Picking up the holotape and playing it from inventory, or switching back to the default mode of Pipboy resolves this problem.[1] (Probably fixed by Fallout 76 patch
  • PCIcon pc When logging back into the game, the secondary weapon is always forgotten and the player must always re-equip the desired grenade/etc.[2]
  • Rose's radio station audio appears to be a weird mashup of two different messages, interspersed

Physics engine glitchesEdit

    • During the B.E.T.A., this bug was temporarily fixed by locking the game's files that allowed one to edit the framerates of certain events. The bug was properly fixed shortly after game release. [3]

Graphics glitchesEdit

  • Texture glitch [4]

Effect bugEdit

  • PCIcon pc The flamer trap will display a flat hexagon in the middle of the flame effect.

Custom button-mapping bugsEdit

Non-player character-specific bugsEdit

Quest-specific bugsEdit

  • if anyone completes Feeding the people quest, the rewards will be shared with everyone, even those outside the event area.

Location-specific bugsEdit

  • After completing the Battle bot event, it is possible to get stuck in the security bunker at Mount Blair trainyard, as there is no way to open the doors from the inside.

Gameplay bugsEdit

  • Icon xboxone A bug sometimes occurs whereby picking up a flower will remove a 10mm rounds from inventory.
  • Vendors: Buying items from a vendor does not increase their caps, even if they have 0 caps.
  • Using V.A.T.S with melee weapons can sometimes teleport the player character into places they can't get out from except using fast travel.

Xbox One only bugsEdit

PS4 only bugsEdit

PC only bugsEdit

  • On PC, it is possible to achieve unlimited inventory through manipulating Pocketed armor, and equipping/unequipping kt. The bug involves removing the total carry weight, and once is below zero, the game does not treat it as being encumbered.