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Wolfgang
"Crazy Wolfgang"
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Biography and appearance
RaceHuman, Caucasian
GenderMale
Eye ColorBlue (EyeBlue)
AffiliationErnest Roe
RoleTraveling caravan merchant
LocationLoops through Canterbury Commons, Temple of the Union, Agatha's house, Paradise Falls, Arefu, Evergreen Mills, Megaton, and Rivet City
Dialogue FileCrazy Wolfgang's dialogue
Gameplay
QuestsMerchant Empire
Combat StyleDefault
aggressionUnaggressive
confidenceAverage
assistanceHelps Friends and Allies
Statistics
Alignment500 Good
SPECIALStrength: 4
Perception: 5
Endurance: 4
Charisma: 7
Intelligence: 5
Agility: 6
Luck: 5
Derived StatsHit Points: 100
Fatigue: 50
Critical chance:
Melee damage:
Unarmed damage:
Poison resistance:
Radiation resistance:
Tag SkillsShopkeeper (VendorMisc)
Barter: 54
Big Guns: 13
Energy Weapons: 15
Explosives: 15
Lockpick: 15
Medicine: 15
Melee Weapons: 13
Repair: 15
Science: 15
Small Guns: 52
Sneak: 17
Speech: 54
Throwing, unused: 0
Unarmed: 13
Level1.500000
Calculated: 5 → 15
Technical
Editor RaceCaucasian
Editor IDCrazyWolfgang
Base ID00063bfaRef ID00063c07
Editor FactionsTraderFaction
ActorCraig Sechler (MaleAdult04)
Special Head GearOld Coot (BeardGoateeWide)
The Gentleman (BeardMustache)
EyebrowM (EyebrowM)
 
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Crazy Wolfgang's got just what you need! Assuming you need the random junk that I've got.

Crazy Wolfgang, Fallout 3.

Crazy Wolfgang is an eccentric caravan merchant specializing in the sale of junk. He wanders the Capital Wasteland in Fallout 3.

Background[edit | edit source]

Wolfgang might act insane, but he only plays the madman for sales. His inventory is mostly random junk, making him useful for finding custom—weapon components or just cashing in gear for caps.[1]

Wolfgang is aware that his choice of shop specialty is unusual and won't, in and of itself, draw a big crowd, so he adopted the persona of a rather eccentric traveling merchant to draw people in. He also considers his use of the terms "junk," "garbage" and other such terms to describe his wares to be a very successful marketing ploy, often using them to rather humorous effect.[2]

Interactions with the player character[edit | edit source]

Interactions overview[edit | edit source]

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This character is a merchant. Caps: 483-1197*
Sells: miscellaneous items
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This character can repair items. Repair cap: 85*
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This character is involved in quests.

* after second investment

Quests[edit | edit source]

  • Merchant Empire: Initially, Wolfgang has a Repair skill of 15, but after talking to Uncle Roe for further caravan investment his inventory will expand, and his repair skill jumps to 75. This allows him to repair to 85% condition. After the second investment, he rewards you with 4-7 Stealth Boys, depending on your level.

Inventory[edit | edit source]

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Apparel
Roving trader outfit
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Weapon
Assault rifle
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Carried items
Stimpak
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Drops on death
empty

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Agatha includes a shout out to her "old friend" Crazy Wolfgang in her broadcast, saying, "No one can scour the Wasteland and find such oddities as you".
  • After fully investing in his caravan, he will then have the highest repair skill of all the caravan merchants. Equipping him with a repairman jumpsuit (reverse-pickpocket) will boost his repair to 80 (88% condition), giving him workman's coveralls will boost it to 85 (91% condition). However this leaves him vulnerable to injury or death, if you are not present when he dies you may lose the item you chose to equip him with when his corpse disappears from the game.

Notable quotes[edit | edit source]

  • "Welcome, sir or madam, to Crazy Wolfgang's Traveling Junk Store! The Depot of Detritus, the Shop of Slop, and the Caravan of Crap! Now, what odds and ends can I, the Craziest of all possible Wolfgangs offer to you?"
  • "Crazy Wolfgang's got just what you need! Assuming you need the random junk that I've got."
  • "I hear you're the one who's so deeply invested in my junk."
  • "Not as deeply as me, of course, but who is, really? I picked up some Stealth Boys the other day, and they seemed like just the way to thank you for your investment. Kudos!"
  • "A friend with deep pockets is a friend indeed!"
Related non-player characters RefID BaseID
Crazy Wolfgang's Caravan Guard 00052bc2 00069c45
Crazy Wolfgang's pack brahmin 0002d598 00027de5

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Crazy Wolfgang appears only in Fallout 3.

References

  1. Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.67: "Crazy Wolfgang
    Wolfgang might act insane, but he only plays the madman for sales. His inventory is mostly random junk, making him useful for finding custom—weapon components or just cashing in gear for Caps."
    (Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition Wasteland Census)
  2. The Lone Wanderer: "Do you have any traders that deal with miscellaneous goods?"
    Ernest Roe: "That'd be Crazy Wolfgang: he does repairs and general supplies. But he prefers to call himself a "junk dealer." As he says, he's "overjoyed to assist those who have a deep need for his... junk." He's just like that. Says it catches people's attention."
    (Ernest Roe's dialogue)