Under is a listing of identified Rangers, Companions, and Followers that you could select from.
After selecting from the preliminary 2 principal characters (or customizing your personal), you’ll arrive on the Ranger HQ in Colorado, and as soon as you have located your self in command, you may communicate to your new associates to handle a listing of potential Ranger recruits. These characters are available in presets, and if any die, you may select from the others within the checklist, or swap them out any time you might be again at Ranger HQ. The excellent news is that even when you’re off adventuring, they will be rising in degree as effectively, so you will not have to fret about re-training them.
In the event you don’t love the choice, you may as well create a customized character very like you can do for the 2 principal characters. It is a good approach to make 4 characters which have nice synergy and fill in many of the gaps of crucial abilities and weapon sorts you want.
|Ranger Identify||Sort||Main Abilities||Main Weapon|
|Doc Nails||Fight Medic||Massive Weapons,
|Heavy Machine Gun|
|Prof. Higgs||Inventor||Small Arms,
|Heavy Machine Gun|
Alternate to the rangers you may employees up your squad with, you may as well have as much as 2 Companions in your squad at any given time. Companions are named characters with their very own story and half to play. Some have particular factions they ally themselves with, and going in opposition to their rules might trigger them to go away in case you behave poorly.
It’s also possible to ask companions to face down, at which level they’ll go away your celebration and stay till they’re wanted once more, permitting you to swap out companions at will. Under is a listing of companions and how one can recruit them to your trigger.
- Companion Sort: Driver
- Main Abilities: Sniper Rifles, Mechanics, Animal Whisperer, First Assist
- Affiliation: None
Pvt. Jodie Bell is a recruitable companion in Wasteland 3. She is definitely one of many first characters you may meet, however it is going to be a short time earlier than she is ready to be part of your crew.
While you first meet her within the prologue, she’ll be held hostage by the Dorseys, and solely be utilizing Kiss Ass or Exhausting Ass talent checks are you able to persuade them to go away her alone. She’ll comply with you to the Ranger HQ, and relaxation up till after you’ve undertaken a number of missions – normally after you’ve accomplished Big Trouble in Little Vegas.
Return to Ranger HQ after this and she or he ought to lastly be again on her toes. As a member of the Rangers she would not maintain a lot allegiance to any faction, however she usually needs to do the best factor – even when she complains loads. She normally has excessive Consciousness, however low Energy and Velocity.
- Companion Sort: Lawkeeper
- Main Abilities: Automated Weapons, Kiss Ass, Sneaky Shit
- Affiliation: Patriarch’s Marshals
Marshal Kwon is a recruitable companion in Wasteland 3. He’s the primary companion that may be part of your group, and can robotically ask to hitch you after getting made your own home base setup in Ranger HQ.
As a member of the Patriarch’s Marshals, Kwon is technically on mortgage that will help you out on the Patriarch’s orders. As such, he is fiercely loyal to each the Patriarch and the Marshals group, and doesn’t look kindly upon any transgressions in opposition to them.
Kwon is a reasonably well-rounded character, with no exceptionally excessive or low attributes, and may rapidly be altered to suit any function (although he does desire his customized computerized weapon).
- Companion Sort: Gunslinger
- Main Abilities: Small Arms, Weapon Modding, Barter, Survival
- Affiliation: The Hundred Households
Lucia Wesson is a recruitable companion in Wasteland 3. She is the second companion to hitch your group, and can ask to hitch you after reaching downtown Colorado Springs and taking up the hunt to combat the Dorseys within the Backyard of the Gods.
After talking to Sheriff Daisy, one can find Lucia both within the police station or on the entrance to the backyard, and she’s going to insist she accompany you – although you should have the prospect to vary your thoughts after the mission is full.
Because the daughter of one of the distinguished homes of the Hundred Households, Lucia is strongly hooked up to the popularity of the households – and won’t tolerate most transgressions in opposition to them, or illegal deeds. She is effectively educated together with her revolver, and boasts excessive Consciousness and Intelligence, however low Coordination, Energy, and Charisma.
- Companion Sort: Hobo
- Main Abilities: Small Arms, Lockpicking, Sneaky Shit, Melee Fight
- Affiliation: Refugees
Scotchmo is the returning token drunk and recruitable companion in Wasteland 3. He’s normally the fourth companion that may be part of your group.
You will discover him again on the Ranger HQ Base – within the mess corridor – after you have concluded the quests relating to refugees in The Weird. It has additionally been reported that he might seem at Union Station relying on decisions you make.
Scotchmo comes together with his personal shotgun wherein he is very proficient, and is usually a welcome addition to your celebration in case you’re missing a sneak-thief – however might not be as preferable in case you’ve already constructed up Lucia or Kwon similarly. Not like them, he is fairly chill with most of your selections and will not threaten to go away in case you do one thing under the board. He has a reasonably beneficiant unfold of Luck, Consciousness, and Velocity, however do not plan on him making any social selections together with his missing Intelligence and Charisma.
- Companion Sort: Scrapper
- Main Talent: Melee Fight, Armor Modding, Toaster Restore
- Affiliation: Exhausting-Heads Gang
The chief of the Head-Heads gang, Fishlips is a recruitable companion in Wasteland 3. He is likely one of the later companions you may carry onto your crew – you probably have the abdomen.
So as to get him in your facet, you may must go to Union Station the place his gang is attacking. Although you may attempt to bypass preventing him with a social test, you may whittle down his well being in a combat to make him admit you are the true boss of this group.
Fishlips is likely one of the extra melee-heavy companions you may discover, across the identical time as you run into Ironclade Cordite, and until you are seeking to fill a selected theme it is best to in all probability keep on with one or the opposite. He comes with a bladed weapon, and has very excessive Energy and Velocity to utilize charging into the fray to chop down your enemies, however he isn’t prone to get any fortunate strikes.
- Companion Sort: Warlord
- Main Talent: Brawling, Management, Explosives, Mechanics
Ironclad Cordite is a mysterious and pretty necessary recruitable companion in Wasteland 3. He is a cyborg, and already has entry to the perk which helps you to give him equipment different characters cannot get simply.
To search out him, you may must preserve an ear out for a mysterious request to seek out the Previous Survivalist Bunker hidden in Broadmoor Heights. This location will solely develop into out there when you end the principle quests at The Weird.
Not like all different Companions, Ironclad Cordite additionally has an integral half to play within the story, and easily having him in tow can alter how the final third of the sport performs out, making him a really engaging choose.
Along with cyborg tech, Ironclad additionally boasts a shotgun arm that’s unimaginable devastating, and, and could be very adept at shut fight, with excessive Coordination, Energy, Velocity, and Intelligence throughout the board. The one draw is his management is slowed down by his low charisma – and your principal characters might have already got that lined.
- Companion Sort: Psychopath
- Main Talent: Small Arms, Massive Weapons, Exhausting Ass
- Affiliation: None
Considered one of your principal targets in Wasteland 3, Vic Buchanan can really be recruited to hitch you – in case you’re into that form of factor. Victory is an entire wild card, which makes the thought of becoming a member of you really doable.
Not like different bosses you would possibly face, Vic really asks you immediately if he can be part of your crew – so relying on what sort of Rangers you propose to be, selecting him up can both be fun riot or a horrible concept. You want solely settle for his request once you face him in Aspen.
Vic has an honest specialization in varied weapons massive and small, and may deal plenty of injury with out lacking because of his excessive Consciousness and Intelligence. He is additionally obtained some very distinctive reactions and dialogues by having him in your celebration, so be happy to utilize his excessive Charisma to get into bother.
- Companion Sort: Researcher
- Main Talent: Automated Weapons, Nerd Stuff, Bizarre Science, First Assist
- Affiliation: Rangers
One other returning character that you could recruit in Wasteland 3, Pizepi Joren is a member of the Rangers that have been misplaced in Colorado earlier than you arrived.
You will discover Pizepi quickly after you take care of Vic within the Aspen area, and may recruit her for her massive science mind that will help you out if wanted.
Pizepi is the “nerd” of the companions you’ll find, which suggests she is usually a enormous enhance in case your tech-oriented characters have been missing. She’s additionally obtained a reasonably respectable unfold of attributes with excessive Consciousness and Intelligence, and solely actually missing in Energy. Nevertheless, if one in every of your principal characters is already a giant science nerd with loads factors invested, she might not be price it this far into the sport.
Not like Rangers and Companions, you may as well recruit different followers to hitch a selected character in battle. These followers – like tamed animals – do not rely in the direction of your squad complete, and thus can’t be immediately managed. They’ll comply with the character that “employed” them, and when battle commences, they’ll transfer and assault enemies on throughout a pleasant part.
Most instances, a selected character can solely have one follower at a time, however there could also be sure circumstances that will let you have a number of followers per character.
As you discover the world, there are a lot of cases the place you may run throughout docile animals that may be interacted with by a personality with the suitable Animal Whisperer talent. Every kind of animal will give your character a passive buff as long as they’re following alongside. In the event you want to tame one other animal for that character, you will need to first “discuss” to the animal and command it to depart.
See the checklist under of animals and the bonuses they supply:
|Animal Sort||Passive Bonus||Animal Whisperer Req. Degree|
|Rooster||Expertise +3%||Degree 1|
|Rabbit||Initiative +10%||Degree 1|
|Fox||Management Vary +3||Degree 1|
|Cat||Crit Likelihood +6%||Degree 2|
|Canine||Fight Velocity +0.1||Degree 3|
|Waste Wolf||Sneak Assault Injury +5%||Degree 5|
|Pig||Con +30||Degree ?|
- The Cat “Main Tom” will be discovered on the finish of the tutorial part earlier than you attain the Kodiak, and will be enticed to hitch you with cigarettes given by Jodie Bell (in case you saved her), or with Animal Whisperer talent.
- A foul mouthed parrot named “Polly” will be discovered on the entrance to the Weird, and his “proprietor” will be satisfied to promote him for 200 (150 with the best Barter talent), or free with a excessive sufficient Animal Whisperer talent.
Very like the follower animals, Cyborg Chickens are particular kinds of animal you may tame which can be present in particular places throughout the Wasteland. They appear to have variable stats relying on the place you discover them, and will require completely different ranges of Animal Whisperer abilities – and discovering them will be tough.
Throughout the facet quest Don’t You Be My Neighbor, you may examine the condo of a loopy scientist named Irv who’s creating clones of himself. After defeating the clones and finding Irv, you may persuade him to hitch you at Ranger HQ to proceed his cloning analysis.
By doing this, you may communicate to him to create a clone of one of many members of your squad. These clones aren’t as good as the true deal – and like to run round punching the whole lot, however are nonetheless fairly sturdy. Within the occasion of their dying, you may loot them for his or her stays, and return it to Irv to create a brand new clone in it is place.