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Typhon

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Typhon
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Biography and appearance
RaceGhoul
GenderMale
AffiliationBroken Hills
RoleCitizen
LocationBroken Hills, Residential, Old Ghouls' Home
FamilySet (father[1])
Dialogue FileHctyphon.msg
Gameplay
QuestsTyphon's Treasure
Statistics
SPECIALStrength: 6
Perception: 4
Endurance: 6
Charisma: 3
Intelligence: 5
Agility: 4
Luck: 4
Derived StatsHit points: 50
Armor class: 4
Action points: 7
Carry weight: 175
Unarmed damage: 0
Melee damage: 1
Sequence: 8
Healing rate: 2
Experience points: 100
Normal DT/DR: 0/0%
Laser DT/DR: 0/0%
Fire DT/DR: 0/0%
Plasma DT/DR: 0/0%
Electrical DT/DR: 0/0%
EMP DT/DR: 0/500%
Explode DT/DR: 0/0%
Tag SkillsMelee Weapons: 60%
Throwing: 20%
First Aid: 30%
Science: 50%
Repair: 45%
Speech: 30%
Barter: 50%
Technical
Proto id00000173 (Generic Glowing One)
 
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I'm an old guy, an' I don't get out too much. Ain't got much chance for action, y'know what I mean? ...

Typhon is an elderly ghoul[1] living in Broken Hills in Fallout 2.

Background

An elderly ghoul with exceedingly white skin, and intelligence fairly gleaming from his eyes.[1] Born before the Great War he suffered alongside his father Set[1]: former king of Necropolis. Unlike his father he grew up as a ghoul, never knowing any other way of existence.[2] As a result it helped him acclimate to his new condition, developing a good sense of humor.[3] Such as with his place of dwelling, the Old Ghoul's Home.[4]

After the fall of Necropolis Typhon gambled for a time, amassing a small fortune as a foot-racer. However, by 2241, he forgot that the change in currency made his bottle caps worthless.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character starts quests.

Quests

Inventory

x
Icon armored vault suit.png
Apparel
Assault carbine icon.png
Weapon
Icon briefcase.png
Carried items
Icon male severed head.png
Drops on death
empty

Behind the scenes

  • In Greek mythology Typhon was the final son of Gaia and Tartarus, sent to kill Zeus for imprisoning the Titans, and the father of Cerberus, the Hydra, Chimera, and Sphinx.
  • The Greeks also made a connection with Typhon and the Ancient Egyptian god Set.

Appearances

Typhon appears only in Fallout 2.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Typhon's character description: "{100}{}{You see an old ghoul.}"
    "{101}{}{You see Typhon, son of Set.}"
    "{102}{}{You see an old ghoul with intelligence fairly gleaming from his eyes.}"
    (Hctyphon.msg)
  2. The Chosen One: "{106}{}{Who are you?}"
    Typhon: "{155}{}{I'm Typhon. Y'ever hear of Set? He used to run the old-time town of Necropolis. I'm his son. Got born before the radiation hit us, so I grew up mutated. Ain't never been any other way for me.}"
    (Hctyphon.msg)
  3. The Chosen One: "{156}{}{Tell me about Set.}"
    Typhon: "{163}{}{"Total bastard" would be a fine way to describe the old man. Being turned into a ghoul from the radiation didn't do much for his sense of humor or sense of authority, let me tell you. 'Course, it kinda screwed up everyone's brains. I think growing up ghoulie made it a little easier on me.}"
    (Hctyphon.msg)
  4. Typhon: "{103}{}{Howdy there, kiddo, and welcome to the Old Ghouls' Home!}"
    The Chosen One: "{105}{}{Old Ghouls' Home?}"
    Typhon: "{152}{}{It's kind of a joke. There ain't any ghouls but old ghouls. We're all sterile, see, but we're incredibly long-lived. We're the first and last generation of ghouls. This is a place for those of us who just wanna rest for a while.}"
    (Hctyphon.msg)