My offer of shade has come too late for you. The sun must have boiled away words from your brain. I must be kind to those less fortunate than I. Stay as long you like in my camp, dimwitted one.— a chieftain to a Chosen One with low intelligence

Nomads is a random encounter in 2241.


Nomads are traveling bands of human settlers. They never tarry for long in any one location, but follows the seasons of the wasteland and move to where food, shelter and water can be found.

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The Arroyo encounter has a 5% frequency, and will consist of 3-5 nomads. The different nomads are as follows: Male nomad with antidote, meat jerky, and spear (50%), female nomad with healing powder and knife (50%), male orphan (10%), and female orphan (5%).


Nomads appear only in Fallout.