“ Reach for the sky, lady. ”
Max is a child residing in Freeside in 2281.
He can be seen in Freeside chasing a girl named
Stacey with Euclid's C-Finder.
Interactions with the player character Edit
Interactions overview Edit
Other interactions Edit
Max will sell Euclid's C-Finder upon request for 1000
caps, but by passing a Barter check of 45, will sell it for only 20 caps.
I Could Make You Care - If you choose to complete the quest by obtaining Euclid's C-Finder, it will need to be bought from Max.
Max will say "Reach for the sky, lady," if the player character is female, and "Reach for the sky, mister," if the player character is male.
When attempting to pickpocket Max the selection will say Talk instead of Pickpocket, yet when pressed he may be pickpocketed.
Sometimes, he will run out of Freeside's east gate while following Stacey.
Sometimes, he may disappear entirely, Stacey will be "fleeing" on top of the building next to Mick & Ralph's. The cause is unknown; however, this happens more often if the Courier has bad Karma.
If prompted into dialogue mode after Euclid's C-Finder is taken, he will say "I wish I had a gun."
Sometimes he will not have the Euclid's C-Finder equipped when chasing Stacey, but the gun can be found in his inventory.
Strangely enough, Max can hold a fifteen pound energy weapon with one hand, even though he is a small child.
Acquiring the weapon from Max while having Veronica as a companion will cause her to remark "Wow... Good thing the safety was on."
Max is found sleeping on the roof of the building next to Mick & Ralph's after it gets dark.
Max, like Stacey, will never become hostile, no matter how many times he's punched.
Notable quotes Edit
Max appears only in
Fallout: New Vegas
Behind the scenes Edit
An additional dialogue option exists which would allow the player to obtain Euclid's C-Finder for free. However, this dialogue option requires the cut
Child at Heart perk, which was removed owing to the small number of children in the Mojave Wasteland.
PC If pickpocketed and then spoken to, he will still offer the Euclid's C-Finder for sale, thus allowing another to be obtained.
[verified] PC Playstation 3 Xbox 360 Max may disappear from Freeside entirely, being moved to the far north of the map, beyond the Northern Passage, on the canyons.
Xbox 360 Max can be seen running to the north from Freeside past Gun Runners.
[verified] Playstation 3 Max may run into the Gun Runners compound, then into the building, the Courier can talk to him and get the Euclid's C-Finder again even if the Barter check was used before.
[verified] PC Playstation 3 Xbox 360 If the Barter check was used he will pull out another Euclid's C-Finder after a few days, and it may be obtained from him again.