Fallout 4 companions can and will play a big role during your journey around the Commonwealth and these tips will help you get the most out of Dogmeat, Codsworth and more.
Once you get out of Vault 111, you have some big decisions to make. One of them is whether or not you want to roam around the wasteland using a companion. Companionship in Fallout 4 is useful, but not required, though many of you will likely opt to keep someone at your side for one reason or another.
If you’ve played Fallout 3, you’re already familiar with some of the basics. If you’re not, here’s some base information about Fallout 4 companions.
During the game, you’re going to encounter characters that will follow you around if you let them. The two earliest characters are a dog named Dogmeat and a robot called Codsworth. Codsworth is one of the first characters you meet in the game.
These are the first two but there are a number of others, each with their own unique abilities and traits. While you might focus in on their usefulness in combat, Fallout 4 companions are beneficial in a number of other ways. Some more obvious than others.
This guide is will outline the most important things you need to know about Fallout 4 companions and provide you with some tips that will almost certainly help you during your journey across the wasteland.
If you’re interested in learning about how to romance a Fallout 4 companion or strap armor onto Dogmeat, you’re in the right place. We’ll try to keep this guide as spoiler free as possible.