Boone Location: Novac How to Recruit: Complete the "One for my Baby" side quest.

Boone can be found inside Novac's dinosaur during the night shift. If you ask him about his wife, you can unlock the "One for my Baby" side quest. Complete it to his satisfaction, and he will opt to join you.

Boone is an excellent sniper, but not very good at close range combat. However, he is an partner for both close range and long range characters. For snipers, he grants the Spotter perk. For close ranger shotgun and melee users, he can stay out of sight and take out foes who attempt flanking maneuvers.

Boone is partial to the NCR, so try stay on the good side of the Bear. Killing NCR troops in his presence will result in a warning. Ignore the warning, and he will leave.

Ed-E Location: Primm How to Recruit: Fix Ed-E to get it to join your party

Ed-E can be found in Primm. Repair it with Repair +65 or Science +55 will get it to join you. You can also fix it with three scrap metals, two sensor modules and one scrap electronics. Look for the parts in Novac on the shelves outside the gas station across from the hotel.

Ed-E's Enhanced Sensors perk allows it to detect enemies at extreme range, and also makes it possible to target cloaked enemies with V.A.T.S. As Ed-E is not humanoid, it works well for a sniper in conjunction with Boone's sniper perk. Ed-E's low damage outpout means that it can be a liability indoors though, so try to keep it out of the way.

Cass Location: Mojave Outpost

Rex Location: The King's School for Impersonation How to Recruit: Complete Nothin' But a Hound Dog Go to Freeside and talk to King. His perk is Better Healing. and can be recruited with Speech +75. but has poor armor-piercing capabilities.How to Recruit: Offer to buy out Cass's caravan. and when she refuses. which makes him a very good support character. She is solid at range. Cass is a well-rounded character. Find Arcade at the Old Mormon Fort. engage in a drinking contest. Talk to her until she admits that she can't leave because she has caravan papers. Ask her to part with her title for Cassidy Caravans. Make sure to get him better armor as soon as possible. Partner her with a melee character like Rex. Arcade Location: Old Mormon Fort How to Recruit: Joins with Confirmed Bachelor perk or Speech +75. and her Hand of Vengeance perk grants a bonus to guns. then beat her in a drinking competition Cass can be found in the Mojave Outpost barracks. You will need to find him a new brain. Arcade is best used as a ranged character with energy weapons. cannot be in good standing with Legion. Be certain that you are not in good standing with the Legion when you talk to him though. . You will learn that there is something wrong with his loyal cyber-dog Rex. He likes being flattered. Go to work for Crimson Caravans and deliver an invoice to Doctor Hildern at Camp McCarran.

Invite her to join you and she will become a companion. and will frequently inflict the knockdown effect.Completing the quest will make Rex a permanent companion. Crazy side quest. Note that you can affect Rex's stats depending on which brain you give him. After accepting the Guess Who I Saw Today quest. He is an excellent melee character. Raul offers a repair service at his shack. His perk also slows the decay rate of weapons and armor by 25 percent. . going to Black Mountain and locating his cell. Lily Location: Jacobstown How to Recruit: Invite Lily to join you during the "Guess Who I Saw Today" quest. Lily can be found in Jacobstown. She's also a superb tank that can handle stronger enemies while stealthy characters go about their business. Lily is a huge plus for stealth characters. Rey's brain results in an attack boost and Violetta's brain increases his speed. you can find her standing near a pen. Lily is a must-recruit for all Fallout ninjas. You can find him by undertaking the Crazy. His perk highlights items on the ground. This perk is a must if you've taken the Built to Destroy trait. Hack the computer to open his cell. Raul Tejada Location: Black Mountain How to Recruit: Release Raul from captivity in the State of Utolbitha Raul is a ghoul locked up in Black Mountain. Crazy. Her Stealth Girl perk increases Stealth Boy's duration by 200 percent and grants an extra 10 percent damage to sneak criticals. Lupa's brain will give him a health boost.

Veronica does very well with energy weapons. Destroying the Brotherhood of Steel will normally cause her to leave. and she will stick around. and she has a strong melee attack thanks to her Power Fist. Note that he has relatively weak armor.In combat. Veronica Location: 188 Trading Post How to Recruit: Speak to her without another humanoid companion in your party Veronica can be recruited at the 188 Trading Post. Do enough quests for the Brotherhood though. Raul is best used at range. make sure you don't have any humanoid companions with you to get her to join. Her scribe assistant perk allows you to craft workbench items anywhere. . When she says she wants to join you.

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