Oberly is a member of the Facilities division, responsible for food and housing throughout the Institute. He coordinates with BioScience to ensure that meals are balanced for optimal nutrition. His close ties with the fellow division make him a candidate for resolving tense situations whenever a standoff emerges.
Interactions with the player character
|This character is involved in quests.|
- A House Divided: Newton manages the quest and provides the holotape to the player. After Loken and Biggs are brought into the fold alive, he also requests that the player choose the appropriate punishment. With a difficult persuasion check, the player can have the rebellious researchers executed.
|Yellow Institute lab coat|
Drops on death
Newton Oberly appears only in Fallout 4.
- The Sole Survivor: "I'd like to know about the people in your division."
Allie Filmore: "Of course. Doctor Lawrence Higgs is our mechanical engineer. He oversees the major life support and security systems. Power distribution is Doctor Evan Watson's area of expertise, and Doctor Newton Oberly is in charge of food and housing. He coordinates with BioScience to ensure that our meals are balanced for optimal nutrition. We also make use of a number of synth units for low-priority maintenance and labor."
(Allie Filmore's dialogue)