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Be welcome, then. We have long been away from the 'civilized' lands. We are in need of certain items. Perhaps we might be able to trade?”— Nomad chieftain
Nomads is a term used to refer to the collective group of nomadic tribes inhabiting the Oregon/California border around 2241.
The nomadic tribes inhabiting the northern reaches of North California are typically small communities that live a life of constant travel. They are generally peaceful people, but will not hesitate to defend their tribes with force. These nomads share little with other tribes of the region. A perfect example is the shaman, who is simply the tribe's skilled healer, able to use natural resources at his disposal to treat a variety of ailments, rather than a link to the supernatural realm, like in so many other tribes. Nomadic tribes are typically organized in simple way, subordinated to a tribal chief, who is dressed better than his fellow tribesmen and customarily offers peaceful visitors the shade of his tent.
Interactions with the player character
- If encountered, the shaman can be talked to in order to receive healing and remove status effects. The chief may offer minor trading.
Nomads appear only in Fallout 2.