Dr. Priscilla Penske is a botanist living in Vault 81 in 2287.


An elderly woman who has adopted Austin Engill as her grandson. She is a biologist and hydroponic gardener who is working on making radiation free food from preexisting mutated plants like mutfruit.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
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Companion: noIcon cross
Perk: noIcon cross
Merchant: noIcon cross
Doctor: noIcon cross
Rents bed/room: noIcon cross
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Fertilizer Woman
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Hole in the Wall

Other interactionsEdit

  • Fertilizer Woman - She offers to buy bag of fertilizer from the player character for 25 caps each.
  • Makes comments about needing new seedlings but will be unable to be given any as they simply don't exist.


Apparel Weapon Other items On death
Vault-Tec lab coat

Notable quotesEdit


Dr. Penske appears only in Fallout 4.


  • pcIcon pc ps4Icon ps4 xboxoneIcon xboxone Upon completion of Hole in the Wall she will no longer buy fertilizer from the player character. Instead she acts as a generic character on a rotation of set dialogue.[verified]
    • In most instances, her dialog will proceed to offer quest for fertilizers but it doesn't actually start the quest nor accepting fertilizers regardless when to talk to her.
  • pcIcon pc ps4Icon ps4 xboxoneIcon xboxone She will occasionally appear underneath the front two tables clipping through the floor.[verified]