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Rogue Robot is a radiant quest given by the Mechanist or Ada in the Fallout 4 add-on Automatron.

Quick walkthroughEdit

Automatron radiant quest: Rogue Robot
Talk to Ada.
Talk to Isabel.
Travel to the designated location.
Destroy the rogue robot.
Reward: 300+ XP

Detailed walkthroughEdit

Available at the end of Restoring Order. The Sole Survivor must destroy one or more of the Mechanist's malfunctioning robots, before it causes any more damage to the people of the Commonwealth.

Possible locationsEdit

Quest stagesEdit

StageStatusDescriptionLog Entry
30 Destroy the rogue robotAda has located another one of the Mechanist's robots. OR
Isabel has located another one of her Mechanist's robots.
200Quest finishedIcon checkQuest Completed


  • Unlike all radiant quests in the base game, this quest completes and reward is dispensed immediately upon destruction of the target, as opposed to requiring the player character to return to the quest-giver for reward and completion.
  • Not unlike other radiant quests, the Mechanist will sometimes say that she can't find any new signals and the player character should wait. To get around this, just talk with her again.
  • Codsworth, Piper, Nick, Curie, Hancock, Strong, Deacon, Danse and Preston like accepting this quest.
  • Sometimes the robots will be attacking settlers, and if the robots are killed before the robots kill the settlers, the settlers may be recruited. This most often occurs at Fort Hagen satellite array and Hangman's Alley. Since the settlers can then be sent to any settlement of the Survivor's choice (barring Home Plate), regardless of the maximum population, this quest can be exploited to increase the population of a settlement indefinitely.
  • Ada only gives this quest if you kill Isabel at the end of Automatron.


  • pcIcon pc Sometimes after killing the rogue robot, the quest will not complete and it will stay in the Pip-Boy. However, it is possible to talk to Ada again and after exhausting all other dialog options, she will give you another quest which can be completed.[verified]
    • Running to following console commands on PC will resolve the issue:
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantAssault01
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantAssault02
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantAssault03_Min
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantAssault04_Inst
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantAssault05_BOS
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantParent
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantScene01
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantScene02
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantTravel01
      • CompleteQuest DLC01MQPostQuestRadiantTravel02
  • pcIcon pc ps4Icon ps4 May require user to talk to Ada and the Mechanist several times before dialogue will suggest another rogue robot.[verification overdue]
  • pcIcon pc ps4Icon ps4 Sometimes there will be no robots or corpses of said robots at the location, so the quest completes upon reaching the quest marker.[verified]