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* DumbMuscle: He's not quite as dumb as his his dialouge would first lead you to believe, but he and his father aren't particularly smart either.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He cares for his father just as much as Ymir loves his son, though he is annoyed at how embarrassing his fathers boasting can be.

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* DumbMuscle: He's not quite as dumb as his his dialouge dialogue would first lead you to believe, but he and his father aren't particularly smart either.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He cares for his father just as much as Ymir loves his son, though he is annoyed at how embarrassing his fathers father's boasting can be.



* IWantThemAlive: He prefers that the Lone Wanderer give him the location of the Temple of The Union without killing the slaves there, not out of a since of mercy, but so that he and his men can confirm that they're all dead.

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* IWantThemAlive: He prefers that the Lone Wanderer give him the location of the Temple of The Union without killing the slaves there, not out of a since sense of mercy, but so that he and his men can confirm that they're all dead.


* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: Overlords are already obscenely strong with a lot of HP and thick skin, but the tri-beam laser rifles they use have a special algorithm in their coding that gives them a +40 damage boost per beam when the target is the player character. Keep in mind, [[CaptainObvious the rifle fires three beams at once]], and suddenly you realize why half your HP vanishes in a single hit from these guys. When there's an enemy you have to [[BlastingItOutOfTheirHands disarm]] instead of outright killing, you know you're in trouble.

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* TheComputerIsACheatingBastard: Overlords are already obscenely strong with a lot of HP and thick skin, but the tri-beam laser rifles they use have a special algorithm in their coding that gives them a +40 damage boost per beam when the target is the player character. Keep in mind, [[CaptainObvious the rifle fires three beams at once]], once, and suddenly you realize why half your HP vanishes in a single hit from these guys. When there's an enemy you have to [[BlastingItOutOfTheirHands disarm]] instead of outright killing, you know you're in trouble.



A small group of mercenaries who, unlike Talon Company, aren't completely evil money-hungry bastards. Unfortunately, things don't seem to be going well for them as their leader is currently laid up in Underworld and her squad is trapped at the top of a building filled with super mutants. Its up to the player character to rescue them... or leave them to their fate. Led by a woman named [[CaptainObvious Reilly]].

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A small group of mercenaries who, unlike Talon Company, aren't completely evil money-hungry bastards. Unfortunately, things don't seem to be going well for them as their leader is currently laid up in Underworld and her squad is trapped at the top of a building filled with super mutants. Its up to the player character to rescue them... or leave them to their fate. Led by a woman named [[CaptainObvious Reilly]].Reilly.


* FamousNamedForeigner: Somewhat named for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jingwei Wang Jingwei]], the [[TheQuisling puppet head]] of Japanese-occupied China. See NameOrderConfusion below.

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* FamousNamedForeigner: Somewhat named for [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_Jingwei Wang Jingwei]], the [[TheQuisling puppet head]] of Japanese-occupied China. See NameOrderConfusion below.



* NameOrderConfusion: He's named for Wang Jingwei, but strangely uses his given name as a family name. It's hard to say if this was an in-universe mistake by the simulation programmers, who misread the name of the enemy commander using an American order and picked the wrong name for the simulation, or if this was a genuine error on Bethesda's part.

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* {{Foil}}: To Frank Horrigan from ''VideoGame/Fallout2''. Both men are high-ranking soldiers who serve the Enclave and play [[TheDragon second-fiddle to the Enclave's President]] (while also showing shades of DragonInChief), in addition to being the FinalBoss of their respective games. Furthermore, neither Horrigan nor Autumn are terribly bright, with Horrigan primarily being DumbMuscle while Autumn is prone to being StupidEvil (as noted below). However, Frank Horrigan is a mutated cyborg who is [[PsychoSupporter fanatically loyal to the President]], [[AxCrazy revels in killing people]] even when he doesn't have to, and is [[DamageSpongeBoss exceptionally difficult to defeat]]. In contrast, Autumn is a normal human who can be motivated to [[TheStarscream turn on President Eden]], [[PragmaticVillainy is far more restrained in his villainy]] (such as when he [[EvenEvilHasStandards expresses disgust in Eden's plan to exterminate all contaminated humans]]), and ultimately proves to be [[ZeroEffortBoss fairly easy to defeat]]. Their contrasting loyalties also tie into how they function as final confrontations. While Horrigan cannot be talked down or avoided in any way, Autumn and his men can be convinced to peacefully leave the purifier's control room (either by telling him about President Eden's plan or by saying he has nothing left to fight for if Raven Rock has been destroyed).


* FourStarBadAss: He has the rank of four-star general. Is also quick to remind the player when they don't call him 'sir' that such idle banter between subordinate and his superior officer is unprofessional, and that those stars on his uniform aren't just for show and is something he earned over a long career so his rank deserves respect.

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* FourStarBadAss: FourStarBadass: He has the rank of four-star general. Is also quick to remind the player when they don't call him 'sir' that such idle banter between subordinate and his superior officer is unprofessional, and that those stars on his uniform aren't just for show and is something he earned over a long career so his rank deserves respect.



The character who initiates ''The Pitt'' DLC. Formerly Ashur's [[TheDragon Dragon]], Ashur made him into a slave after Wernher attempted a coup. He eventually escaped, and is currently looking to free the slaves of The Pitt and become it's new ruler.

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The character who initiates ''The Pitt'' DLC. Formerly Ashur's [[TheDragon Dragon]], Ashur made him into a slave after Wernher attempted a coup. He eventually escaped, and is currently looking to free the slaves of The Pitt and become it's its new ruler.


* TheNickname: Three Dog tends to use nicknames, particularly when referring to the protagonist and his/her various exploits during news broadcasts. "The Lone Wanderer" and variations of "that crazy kid from Vault 101" are amongst his favourites, although he occasionally refers to him/her simply just as "101". Female Wanderers also get 'Little Miss 101'.
** He'll also sometimes call you by your current karma level.

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* TheNickname: TheNicknamer: Three Dog tends to use nicknames, particularly when referring to the protagonist and his/her various exploits during news broadcasts. "The Lone Wanderer" and variations of "that crazy kid from Vault 101" are amongst his favourites, although he occasionally refers to him/her simply just as "101". Female Wanderers also get 'Little Miss 101'.
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101'. He'll also sometimes call you by your current karma level.



* VoiceofTheResistance: He's constantly championing the "good fight" and encouraging people to support the Brotherhood of Steel (and you, if you have good karma) in their fight against the nasties of the Capitol Wasteland. Doubles down on the trope when the Enclave invades and the war with them begins.

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* VoiceofTheResistance: VoiceOfTheResistance: He's constantly championing the "good fight" and encouraging people to support the Brotherhood of Steel (and you, if you have good karma) in their fight against the nasties of the Capitol Wasteland. Doubles down on the trope when the Enclave invades and the war with them begins.



* WorstNewsJudgementEver: He even LampShades it when the Wanderer completes the Nuka-Cola Challenge quest. Seems that some days, there really ''isn't'' anything more interesting going on in the post-apocalyptic wasteland...

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* WorstNewsJudgementEver: He even LampShades {{Lampshade|Hanging}}s it when the Wanderer completes the Nuka-Cola Challenge quest. Seems that some days, there really ''isn't'' anything more interesting going on in the post-apocalyptic wasteland...


* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Depends on the player if they truly believe he really deserves to be vaporized, but considering that he had a hands in James death, he already signed his own death warrant along with the Enclave.]]

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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Depends on the player if they truly believe he really deserves to be vaporized, but considering that he had a hands in James death, he already signed his own death warrant along with the Enclave.Enclave the moment they set foot into Project Purity.]]


* HiddenVillain: Even among the Enclave ranks, one except Colonel Autumn and his father have ever met Eden in person. He tells the player that he recognizes that most people are satisfied with a strong, calming voice for an authority figure and thus don't have too much of a problem with this arrangement. [[spoiler:It's vital he maintain this charade to maintain his influence over the Enclave, who think he's a real, breathing human being.]]
* IronicName: He is named after the legend of John Henry, a man who works himself to death to beat a steam plow. [[spoiler: This is a very ironic name sake for a machine]]

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* HiddenVillain: Even among the Enclave ranks, no one except Colonel Autumn and his father have ever met Eden in person. He tells the player that he recognizes that most people are satisfied with a strong, calming voice for an authority figure and thus don't have too much of a problem with this arrangement. [[spoiler:It's vital he maintain this charade to maintain his influence over the Enclave, who think he's a real, breathing human being.]]
* IronicName: He is named after the legend of for John Henry, a man an American folk hero who works worked himself to death in a contest to beat out-perform a steam plow. [[spoiler: This [[spoiler:President Eden is actually a very ironic name sake computer masquerading as a human being on the logic he makes for a machine]]better leader than an actual human would.]]


*** The Japanese version has it so that he's speaking actual Feudal Japanese because it would be weird if the Japanese audience knows what he's actually saying.

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*** The Japanese version has it so that he's speaking actual Feudal Middle Japanese because it would be weird if the Japanese audience knows what he's actually saying.


* TwoferTokenMinority: She's an African American woman in a town where most of the residents are caucasian and/or men.

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* TwoferTokenMinority: She's an African American woman in a town where most of the residents are caucasian Caucasian and/or men.



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--> '''Super Mutant''': "I was thinking. And it hurt! Hurt my head. But I remember things, from before. I think I knew a woman. Or maybe I was a woman! Aah! It hurts!"

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--> '''Super Mutant''': "I -->"I was thinking. And it hurt! Hurt my head. But I remember things, from before. I think I knew a woman. Or maybe I was a woman! Aah! It hurts!"



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* InterchangeableAsianCultures: He refers to Toshiro as a "chinaman" until he's corrected.

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* InterchangeableAsianCultures: He refers to Toshiro as a "chinaman" "the Chinaman" until he's corrected.Sally corrects him.


* AmbiguouslyBi: She's open to a relationship with the Lone Wanderer regardless of gender.

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* AmbiguouslyBi: BiTheWay: She's open to a relationship with the Lone Wanderer regardless of gender.


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*BigBad: Becomes this if you decide to side with Ashur.


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*EvilAllAlong: Turns out to have been manipulating the player all along to seize control of the Pitt for himself and doesn't give two fucks about the plight of the slaves.


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*FauxAffablyEvil: Is capable of putting on a friendly demeanor but it's all an act. If you call him out when you meet up with him again he quickly shows his true colors.


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*VillainousBreakdown: Has one if you tell him you're siding with Ashur over him, complete with a ClusterFBomb.

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* HistoricalCharactersFictionalRelative: The Calverts are a real family, who indeed own an estate in the real Point Lookout.


* VagueAge: Carol describe herself as a little girl when the bombs fell, but the given for birth means she would at least ''twenty five'' at the time. Though, she could've meant relatively speaking, given her current age...

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* VagueAge: Carol describe herself as a little girl when the bombs fell, but the given for her birth means date, she would be at least ''twenty five'' at the time. Though, she could've meant relatively speaking, given her current age...


* TheExtremistWasRight: Eden warns the wastelanders not to trust the Brotherhood of Steel, speaking of them as little more than common raiders with pretenses of heroism and better-than-average weaponry. While his reason for discrediting the Brotherhood in this way is because of the threat they pose to the Enclave, the unfortunate reality is that his warnings come true. Ten years later in ''Fallout 4'', the Brotherhood under the leader of Arthur Maxson has taken over the Capital Wasteland and invade the Commonwealth, preaching altruistitic intent to "save" its people and not intending to hurt the civilian populace, but nonetheless they're there to take control of the region and will destroy factions that challenge their ideals like the Institute or the Railroad. Meanwhile on the West Coast as seen in ''New Vegas'', several endings for the Brotherhood chapter there has them degenerate into high-tech raiders, patrolling the Mojave confiscating technology from travellers they deem them not worthy of having. The Brotherhood in the Mojave is so despised by the various factions warring over the area due to their behavior, and everyone, from Robert House of New Vegas, to both the NCR and Caesar's Legion, order the player to destroy the Brotherhood.

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* TheExtremistWasRight: Eden warns the wastelanders not to trust the Brotherhood of Steel, speaking of them as little more than common raiders with pretenses of heroism and better-than-average weaponry. While his reason for discrediting the Brotherhood in this way is because of the threat they pose to the Enclave, the unfortunate reality is that his warnings come true. Ten years later in ''Fallout 4'', the Brotherhood under the leader of Arthur Maxson has taken over the Capital Wasteland and invade the Commonwealth, preaching altruistitic intent to "save" its people and not intending to hurt the civilian populace, but nonetheless they're there to take control of the region and will destroy factions that challenge their ideals like the Institute or the Railroad. Meanwhile on the West Coast as seen in ''New Vegas'', several endings for the Brotherhood chapter there has them degenerate into high-tech raiders, patrolling the Mojave confiscating technology from travellers they deem them not worthy of having. The Brotherhood in the Mojave is so despised by the various factions warring over the area due to their behavior, and everyone, from behavior. Both Robert House and Caesar see them as glorified scavengers and terrorists with power armor. All three of New Vegas, to both the NCR and Caesar's major factions, be they House, the Legion, order or the New California Republic, all see the Brotherhood as a pest and want the player to destroy the Brotherhood.them for good.

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