is an iconic advertisement character for the Vault-Tec Corporation
within the Fallout universe
, appearing frequently in their manuals and training films.
In the Fallout games, the Vault Boy is used to provide an iconic representation of the perks and stats available to the player character.
In appearance, he is a young male cartoon character with wavy hair (brown in earlier appearances, blond by the time of Fallout 3
) wearing a vault jumpsuit
. His design pays homage to generic 1950's style mascots.