Aside from the jerks who keep harassing me, the problem is the air purifier in the mine. It’s busted, and we don’t have the protective gear to breathe the radon and we don’t have the parts to fix it. ...”
A tough old mutant with a pickaxe and miner’s helmet, Zaius is responsible for ensuring that the excavation of uranium from the mine goes smoothly. Problem is, the air purifier has recently been damaged and the mutants cannot enter the mine without the radon buildup hurting them. Without spare parts, fixing it is impossible as well.
Interactions with the player character
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- Fix the mine's air purifier.: Zaius provides the password for receiving the mine parts for free.
- Find the missing people for Marcus.: Zaius is the recipient of a note from Francis, though he denies direct involvement in the deaths.
- If the Chosen One is of significantly low intelligence
+ x10 Flamethrower fuel
Drops on death
Zaius appears only in Fallout 2.