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For the Fallout 2 character, see Hoss (Fallout 2).
You have our thanks, stranger. We could not have recovered our ward without your aid. Farewell, mercenary. May you find honor in your travels.

Paladin Hoss is a member of the Capital Wasteland chapter of the Brotherhood of Steel in 2277.


Hoss hates chaperoning wayward cadets almost as much as latrine-cleaning duties, and his fears have recently been proven right, as Initiate Pek disappeared on a long-range recon sweep of the Falls Church zone. He's happy for any help.[1]

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
Essential: Icon cross
Enslavable: Icon cross
Companion: Icon check
  • Temporary
Bounty: Icon check
Merchant: Icon cross
Repairman: Icon cross
Doctor: Icon cross
Rents bed/room: Icon cross
Starts quests: Icon check
Involved in quests: Icon cross



Notable quotesEdit


Hoss only appears in Fallout 3.


  • PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 Hoss, the unnamed Brotherhood of Steel Paladin and Initiate Pek can be found in several different places throughout the Capital Wasteland. They, unlike other non-player characters, can sometimes appear in The Pitt, Point Lookout, or even on Mothership Zeta. Note that he steals items. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc Playstation 3Icon ps3 Xbox 360Icon xbox360 Hoss and several other unnamed Brotherhood Knights may glitch after one has completed the quest to save Initiate Pek. Waiting, sleeping, or fast-traveling to different locations (add-on maps included) may cause Hoss, a random Knight, or both to spawn somewhere immediately beside the Wanderer, before running off in some random direction provided the Wanderer is in the Capital Wasteland; if one is in an add-on map, they'll stand idle until the next time they spawn at the player character's location. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc When randomly spawning near the player character, Hoss may be carrying the same weapon that the Wanderer currently has equipped. This includes unique weapons such as the Alien Blaster. [verified]
  • PCIcon pc Xbox 360Icon xbox360 Occasionally, after one finds Initiate Pek, when exiting the building, both Initiate Pek and Hoss will be dead with no apparent reason.[verified]