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Receive training from Thomas is a quest in Fallout.

Quick walkthroughEdit

Side Quest: Receive training from Thomas
Find Thomas on the 1st floor of the Lost Hills bunker.
Watch the initiates train with Thomas.
Reward: 500 XP and a +5% to ones Unarmed and Melee skills

Detailed walkthroughEdit

When Thomas is first approached, he will be training a group of Brotherhood initiates. The Vault Dweller must watch him train the initiates to complete this quest.


Although finishing this quest grants a + 5% to the Vault Dweller's Unarmed and Melee skills, only the experience reward shows up in the quests reward text window.

Behind the scenesEdit

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Thomas was planned to be able to train the Vault Dweller at night after talking with Talus and with him, the results depending on Intelligence - in Small Guns, Big Guns, Energy Weapons, Melee Weapons, Throwing and Unarmed, however the dialogue file exists in the games files.

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