I can fix up all sorts of stuff. Got me blower, named it Claudia, fit most any car - give it a lot more power. Only $1000. You interested?

Ratch is a junkyard hobo in the NCR Bazaar in 2241.


Buried under a heap of rags and with an extremely strong smell, the owner of the junkyard in the NCR Bazaar is a skilled mechanic plagued by lice and various other illnesses. He has a tendency to name his junk, like he would his children.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
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Talking head: noIcon cross
Merchant: yesIcon check
  • Sells a blower for the Highwayman (1000$)
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Other interactionsEdit

For $5 apiece, Ratch can give the player some minor gossip. Otherwise, for $1000, he can install a blower, which he has named Claudia, into the Highwayman. The process will take him six hours to complete.


Apparel Weapon Other items
Brown robe Combat knife
Brass knuckles


Ratch appears only in Fallout 2.