|This page is about the Branchtender within Oasis. For the Colonel in the Gunners, see Cypress.|
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Leave our homes and bodies immediately; live no longer in them, but pass over into places where you can harm no one.”— Branchtender Cypress, during the ceremonies.
Branchtender Cypress is a member of the Treeminders who guards the gate at Oasis. He appears in Fallout 3.
Although the Treeminders would love to renounce violence and weaponry, they aren’t naive: born in 2252, Cypress is one of the main armed guardians of Oasis. He is generally found patrolling the entrance to the Oasis Caverns. He used to be a wasteland adventurer, but found Oasis and joined the cult to worship Harold, believing it to be a holy place and Harold a god. He is extremely loyal to Tree Father Birch.
He can be normally found hanging out around the gate to the caves.
Interactions with the player character
|This character drops an ear when killed (Contract Killer).|
|This character is involved in quests.|
- Oasis: He gives you the key to enter the caves below Oasis.
|Oasis villager robe|
Oasis druid hood
Brass knuckles or
Combat knife or
Drops on death
Branchtender Cypress appears only in Fallout 3.
- Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.63: "Branchtender Cypress
Although the Treeminders would love to renounce violence and weaponry, they aren't naive: Cypress is one of the main armed guardians of Oasis. He is generally found patrolling the entrance to the Oasis Caverns. Cypress is 25 years old and used to be a Wasteland Adventurer (not unlike yourself). He is extremely loyal to Tree Father Birch."
(Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition Wasteland Census)
- The Lone Wanderer: "So, how did you end up here?"
Cypress: "I was an Outsider like yourself... wandering the world aimlessly, wasting my life trying to seek my fortune. When my eyes beheld the splendor of Oasis, I knew I'd found a holy place. Tree Father Birch allowed me to stay and I've been here ever since."