You weren't there, at the Switchboard. One day, the Institute's going to kill us all.”— Caretaker, Fallout 4
The Caretaker is a Railroad agent who will be assigned to Mercer Safehouse during the course of the Mercer Safehouse quest. He was at the Switchboard when it was attacked, and is traumatized by that event.
Interactions with the player character
|This character is essential. Essential characters cannot be killed.|
|This character is involved in quests.|
- Concierge: The Sole Survivor must speak to the Caretaker to receive and later complete the Concierge quest.
Drops on death
- Although the Caretaker wanders around the safehouse, he is not treated by the game as a settler.
The Caretaker appears only in Fallout 4.