Anyway, I'm just kicking back and sharing stories while I'm between things. I've been all over. Seen Vaults, prewar ruins, and plenty of monsters.

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 25 cats in his house and multiple cat pictures.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

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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.