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Vision of the Future is a quest in the Fallout 4 add-on Vault-Tec Workshop.

Quick walkthroughEdit

Vault-Tec Workshop quest: Vision of the Future
(Optional) Mine uranium ore
Build and Power the Phoropter Prototype
Connect a terminal to the Phoropter and select experiment parameters
Talk with the Overseer and Clem
Talk with the test subject.
Report to the Overseer
Reward: 350+ XP
Phoropter as a settlement object
Leads to: Lady Luck

Detailed walkthroughEdit

Valery Barstow next complains that the Hippocratic Oath is backwards and that doctors should focus on the greater good of the Vault, rather than patients' welfare. She requests you to build a phoropter prototype, which must be powered and programmed as per the previous objects.

The three parameters involved are Subliminal Messaging, Vault Monitoring, and Improved Eye Care. Most companions will hate the negative parameters and like the positive one.

If you chose mostly negative experiments for the three projects, the 'patient' will become angry and leave the vault. Trying two positives and switching to negative for this one will result in a speech check to convince them to stay.

After completing the quest, the phoropter can be mass produced. It's located on the Vault tab under Resources, while on workshop mode. The stats of the device depend on the experiment option that was chosen.

  • Selecting the subliminal messaging experiment option makes the device provide 15 points of happiness for 6 units of power, at the risk of killing random non-essential settler (2% chance per day).
  • The Vault monitoring option provides 5 points of happiness for 3 units of power, and can also kill settler (1% chance per day).
  • The improved eye care option provides 10 points of happiness for 3 units of power, without any risk of death.

Quest stagesEdit

StageStatusDescriptionLog Entry
100 Build and Power the Phoropter PrototypeI've been asked to build a phoropter - an optometrist station - and conduct experiments on it. It will require a lot of radioactive material. Vault 88 was built near a uranium mine that I can use, if need be.
150 (Optional) Mine uranium ore
200 Connect a terminal to the Phoropter and select experiment parametersWith the phoropter built, I have to power it up, connect it to a terminal, and select the experimental parameters.
300 Talk with the Overseer and ClemThe phoropter is all ready to go. Once the first test subject arrives, the Overseer and I should be able to proceed with the experiment.
400 Talk with the test subjectThe phoropter test is complete and the test subject wants to speak with me.
500 Report in to the OverseerTalked with Overseer Barstow
700Quest finishedIcon checkQuest Completed
9000Quest failedIcon crossQuest Failed


Curie "loves" if, when asked by the overseer about the hippocratic oath, the Sole Survivor says it is "there for a reason."