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Hawthorne is a resident of Diamond City in 2287. He can normally be found sitting in the Dugout Inn. He has a house in the Upper Stands.


He appears to be a mercenary/explorer who explored vaults and pre-War ruins. He is a cat lover, having at least twenty-nine cats in his house and multiple cat pictures.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
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Other interactionsEdit

Hawthorne will inquire about what the player character's job is. He will tell the Sole Survivor 'stories' about his adventures from Salem to Vault 81.



  • Although Eustace is Hawthorne's grandmother, the game files list her as his parent.
  • Even if the Sole Survivor has visited Salem or Vault 81, they will not comment about them when he mentions them.
  • According to a conversation overheard at Abernathy farm, Lucy Abernathy has a crush on him.


Hawthorne appears only in Fallout 4.

Behind the scenesEdit

50 Vault-Tec C.E.O.The following is based on unverified behind the scenes information and has not been confirmed by canon sources.
  • Hawthorne's father is named Julian in dialogue with his grandmother. Julian Hawthorne (son of Nathaniel Hawthorne) was an American writer & journalist in the late 19th century.
50 Vault-Tec C.E.O.End of information based on unverified behind the scenes information.