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Ringo

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Ringo
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Biography and appearance
RaceHuman, Caucasian
GenderMale
Height1.00
AffiliationCrimson Caravan Company
RoleTrader
LocationGoodsprings, Gas station
Crimson Caravan company
Dialogue FileRingo's dialogue
Gameplay
QuestsGhost Town Gunfight
Run Goodsprings Run
Ringo's Caravan Rules
Statistics
AlignmentNeutral
SPECIALStrength: 5
Perception: 5
Endurance: 6
Charisma: 3
Intelligence: 4
Agility: 6
Luck: 4
Derived StatsHit Points: 120
Tag SkillsGuns: 47
Melee Weapons: 45
Unarmed: 47
Level5
Technical
Editor IDGSRingo
Base ID00104c7cRef ID00104c7d
ActorYuri Lowenthal
 
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That's close enough. Who are you, and what do you want with me?

Ringo is a trader of the Crimson Caravan Company hiding out in Goodsprings in Fallout: New Vegas.

Background

About a week before the Courier awakens from their unconsciousness[1], Ringo, a trader of the Crimson Caravan Company[2][3], retreated to Goodsprings explaining that his caravan had been attacked[4], east of Goodsprings on I-15.[5] He's been holding up at the abandoned gas station lying low ever since.

Joe Cobb has come to Goodsprings looking for him, threatening to burn the town down if they don't turn him over. Trudy shooing him off soon afterward.[6]

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character plays Caravan. They can bid caps.
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This character starts quests.
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This character is involved in quests.

Quests

Effects of player's actions

  • If the player helps Ringo and finds him at the Crimson Caravan Company, he will give you the full payment for saving his life. When asked what he would do next, Ringo tells the player he has been assigned to lead the first major caravan to New Canaan as part of the Crimson Caravan establishing itself in the Mormon territories.
  • Oddly enough, if he is killed during the quest Ghost Town Gunfight or Run Goodsprings Run, the Courier will not lose any karma and his/her reputation will remain unchanged.

Inventory

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Apparel
Caravaneer outfit
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Weapon
M&A 9mm pistol
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Carried items
Bottle caps
Caravan deck
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Drops on death
empty

Notes

  • Ringo is one of the easiest people to beat at Caravan. It is easy to get 30 wins against him if you are aiming for the Caravan Master achievement/trophy, since there is no limit to the number of games you can play against him.
  • He will turn hostile if you have negative reputation with the NCR or if you're wearing armor of the NCR's enemies. Killing him will result in reputation loss against Goodsprings. Sneaking away from Goodsprings may help you maintain your good reputation with them.
  • If you talk to Joe Cobb before talking to Trudy and/or Ringo, Ringo will say "no thanks, I saw you being friendly with Joe Cobb" when you offer your help to him and will result in a failure of the quest Ghost Town Gunfight. All other interactions with Ringo are still available, such as asking to play caravan.
  • He can sometimes appear dead outside of Black Rock Cave.
  • If one of your companions kills Ringo, you will not lose any reputation or karma, and you will complete the objective for Run Goodsprings Run.
  • If you do not get the deck of cards from him in Goodsprings, when you ask "How do you play Caravan?", he will not give it to you later on in the game.

Appearances

Ringo appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.

References

  1. The Courier: "I overheard your argument. What was that all about?"
    Trudy: "It looks like our little town got itself dragged into the middle of something we don't want anything to do with. About a week ago, this trader, Ringo, comes into town. Survivor of an attack, he says. Bad men after him, needs a place to hide. We figured he was just in shock, so we gave him a place to lie low. We didn't actually expect anyone to come after him."
    (Trudy's dialogue)
  2. The Courier: "What do you do around here?"
    Ringo: "Oh, sorry. I thought everybody knew already. I'm a trader with the Crimson Caravan Company. I'm, uh, staying in town for a bit."
    (Ringo's dialogue)
  3. The Courier: "What do you do around here?"
    Ringo: "Like I said, I'm not from Goodsprings. I'm a trader with the Crimson Caravan Company."
    (Ringo's dialogue)
  4. The Courier: "Why are the Powder Gangers out to get you?"
    Ringo: "My caravan was on the return trip from California and heading back up to the company branch in New Vegas when we got jumped. Not even a "drop your weapons and hands up" before the bullets started flying. We put up a good fight, but there was too many of them. I took a few of the bandits down before I ran, so I figure their friends are out for revenge."
    (Ringo's dialogue)
  5. Ringo's ambushed caravan
  6. Joe Cobb: "I'm done being nice. If you don't hand Ringo over soon, I'm going to get my friends and we're burning this town to the ground, got it?"
    Trudy: "We'll keep that in mind. Now, if you're not going to buy something, get out."
    (Joe Cobb's and Trudy's dialogue)