Three-Card Bounty is a side quest in Fallout: New Vegas.
The Fiends have become an increasingly serious problem for the New California Republic, so much so that bounties have been put on the three Fiend leaders: Cook-Cook, Driver Nephi and Violet.
- Speak with Major Dhatri about the Fiends.
- Kill Cook-Cook, Driver Nephi and Violet, preferably keeping their heads intact.
- Cook-Cook is just north of the South Vegas Ruins west entrance in a camp in and around a ruined building.
- Driver Nephi is located northwest of the Samson Rock Crushing Plant. Lieutenant Gorobets of First Recon (currently stationed at Camp McCarran) can be asked to have his squad aid in the assassination of Nephi.
- Violet is found at her trailer fort south of the Poseidon gas station.
- Bring the Fiend leader's heads to Dhatri as proof of their death.
|1|| ||Major Dhatri has bounties available. Speak to him about receiving a mission or turning in a bounty.|
|2|| ||Kill Violet and acquire her head - preferably intact.|
|3|| ||Return to Major Dhatri with Violet's head and collect the bounty.|
|4|| ||Kill Cook-Cook and acquire his head - preferably intact.|
|5|| ||Return to Major Dhatri with Cook-Cook's head and collect the bounty.|
|6|| ||[Optional] Enlist the help of Lieutenant Gorobets and his First Recon snipers to take down Driver Nephi.|
|7|| ||Kill Driver Nephi and acquire his head - preferably intact.|
|8||Return to Major Dhatri with Driver Nephi's head and collect the bounty.|
* The assassinations can be performed in any order, which will change the order of the journal entries.
Behind the scenes
The title of this quest is a play on the name of the confidence game, Three-card Monte.
- Bitter Springs.
After completion, Major Dhatri will no longer speak to you, making it impossible to talk to him about
After killing Driver Nephi and returning the head to Major Dhatri by choosing the option to reclaim your bounty, Dharti may ask to see the head but nothing happens and the conversation ends. You must keep talking to him until the head is removed from your inventory and your bounty received. This may take several attempts.
- Dhatri may say that there are two targets left when there is only one and other slightly bugged phrases, caused by killing a target which you had not told Dhatri you were going to kill yet. This has no effect on gameplay, but can make speech options difficult to navigate.
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