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Sunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters
Sunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters is a location in Fallout: New Vegas. It is the headquarters of the Sunset Sarsaparilla Corporation. It is located north-west of El Rey Motel and directly west of the NCR Sharecropper Farms.
The old headquarters of the well-known and loved “Beverage of the West Coast,” this structure features a many-faceted glass bottle of the company’s signature drink, Sunset Sarsaparilla. Before the war, an urban legend circulated that if you collected bottle caps marked with a star, you could send them in to the Sunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters and receive a prize. Now, this legend has taken on a life of its own; crazed individuals stalk the Wasteland searching for “SSSs” (Sunset Sarsaparilla Stars), a fact exacerbated by an automated robotic attendant, Festus, who prompts people with an option to present their Sunset Sarsaparilla Stars. Dare you find out the truth?
As you enter the factory, to your left is Festus, a cowboy robot who asks for your Sunset Sarsaparilla star bottle caps. Asking him "Star Info" reveals the contest and triggers the quest The Legend of the Star.
Another terminal activates a maintenance robot, Mr. Janitor, who collects bottle caps around the factory, and then disposes them in a garbage can by the maintenance office he is found in. He gathers a total of over 550 bottle caps.
On the ground floor, there is a very hard locked door. Access requires you to go up one staircase and down another. Within that room is some scrap metal, miscellaneous toolbox items, and a terminal with some cryptic log messages regarding plant production line damage. There is also a miniature empty Sunset Sarsaparilla bottle on the shelf behind/inside of the barrel. Oddly, there is a second Very Hard locked door down here, but the door is clearly swung open and would have otherwise lead to a room of rubble. Opening it earns experience, but nothing else.
In the shipping room, there is an average locked terminal. Activating the terminal reveals a discussion regarding an experimental delivery robot that was reportedly single-handedly running all the distribution in the Vegas area.
In the bottling room, there is a lone surviving bottling robot. When talking to him, he first talks to you as you would be his master, but after realizing you're not he becomes hostile and attacks you. If your companion discovers him first, he will instantly become hostile.
The furthest room in the back on the 2nd level factory floor has a safe, an average locked terminal, and a hole in the floor leading to a door which remains locked until Festus is given 50 star bottle caps.
- Pew Pew and a holotape, next to the dead body of Allen Marks, in the Sunset Sarsaparilla Vault during the quest A Valuable Lesson. There are about 100+ caps in each of the crates in this room, for a total of about 1,435 bottle caps.
- A Sunset Sarsaparilla star bottle cap in an average-locked wall safe in the office with a hole in the floor.
- Sunset Sarsaparilla bottles. There are about 67 full bottles in crates behind the active bottling robot, and about 10 more bottles outside the headquarters on the right hand side of the building behind some trucks.
- In one of the rooms (very hard lock) there is a smaller variant of an empty Sunset Sarsaparilla bottle next to a small barrel on top of a shelf. It is the only one in the game.
- There are over 900 empty Sunset Sarsaparilla bottles throughout the building. They can be used for making purified water if the Sink is activated in Old World Blues.
- With Robotics Expert, Festus can be deactivated. If The Legend of the Star is still active, completion is impossible, as Festus can no longer be interacted with.
- Oddly, various Nuka-Cola products can be found throughout the factory.
- According to one of the logs inside, the damage to the building is due to moisture as well as attackers.
- Strangely enough, behind an unusable door with the words "Out of Order" on it, you can peek in and see an advertisement for Super-Duper Mart, though there isn't one in the Mojave Wasteland (There is one in Capital Wasteland though). An easier way to see it is by looking to the ceiling when you enter. You will notice that there is a hole, from which you can see the same room, and the same poster.
Sunset Sarsaparilla Headquarters appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.
Behind the scenesEdit
- On a computer terminal on the ground floor, there is an "Annual Sales Report" which references games in the Fallout series by what area they are set in: "Northeast continues to be a tough nut to crack" Fallout 3. "Things are shaping up in the North and Midwest" Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel. "As usual, performance in the Southwest is strong" Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout: New Vegas.
- The giant bottle sign may be based off of the real-life World of Coca-Cola museum on the Las Vegas Strip.
- xbox360 For no apparent reason, occasionally Festus will be turned around. On the back of his box there are various tags and stickers. [verified]