Man's Best Friend

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For the Fallout 3 character, see Dogmeat (Fallout 3).
Man's Best Friend
Male version
Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel
requirementsAvailable only to Cyrus, Nadia, Patty, Rhombus and Vault Dweller
20 skill points
effectsYou get a canine companion named Dogmeat
Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel 2
requirementsAvailable only to Lilith and Maxus
effectsYou get a faithful canine companion

Man's Best Friend is a Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel skill (skills in this game work like perks do in other Fallout games). It was also going to appear in the canceled Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel 2.


You acquire a canine companion named Dogmeat to aid you in your battles. It appears for the first time when you reach a save point.


  • It works well in Chapter 2 and isn't bad for Chapter 3, packing a nice punch with its attack. It follows you all the time and it may divert enemies into running toward it rather than you.
  • Dogmeat may run right into explosives, killing itself in a fate similar to the original Dogmeat in the Mariposa Military Base in Fallout. However, It will respawn when you reach the next save point.

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