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Dean Dewey

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Dean Dewey
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Biography and appearance
RaceProtectron robot
AffiliationRoosevelt Academy
LocationRoosevelt Academy
Base ID0002f582Ref ID?
ActorWes Johnson

Ten demerits! Back to class with you, rapscallion!

— Dean's response to the Lone Wanderer persuading that they lost their hall pass. (Child at Heart)

Dean Dewey is a protectron robot found in the Roosevelt Academy building in Fallout 3..


Dean Dewey is the head disciplinarian at Roosevelt Academy. He patrols the halls making sure students are not in the halls without a pass. Dean Dewey is apparently unaware that the Great War has occurred and will go about his schedule as normal.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

This character has no special interactions.

Other interactions

  • You can activate Dean Dewey by hacking the Headmaster's terminal. Subsequently, he will wander the corridors and attack any hostiles. If he challenges you for a hall pass you can use either the Child at Heart or Robotics Expert perk to talk your way out. If your Intelligence is 3 or below, you will be called a "special needs" child and be escorted to a classroom.


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Carried items
Scrap metal
Energy cell
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Drops on death


  • He is prone to death due to the large abundance of super mutants occupying the area.

Notable quotes

  • "Special needs students must be chaperoned at all times. Allow me to escort you back to class, child."
  • "Good morning! It's a great day at Roosevelt High School!"


Dean Dewey appears only in Fallout 3

Behind the scenes

  • Dean Dewey is probably named after famed education reformer John Dewey (October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952).
  • Dean Dewey's special dialogue for players with 3 Intelligence or less is a reference to Fallout 1 and 2, which had special dialogues for low Intelligence characters (characters with 3 or less Intelligence).