Vault-Tec Bobbleheads are collectible items in Fallout 4. They’re figurines representing Vault-Boy in different poses and outfits.
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Each one you collect will increase a SPECIAL stat or upgrade a perk. Collecting 10 of them will unlock the They’re Not Dolls… achievement, while collecting 20 will give you the …They’re Action Figures trophy. This guide will show you all bobblehead locations in Fallout 4.
The trailers show Perception Bobblehead in the room where you meet Preston Garvey, one of the potential companions. This room is in the Museum of Freedom, in the town of Concord. When you enter the room where the Minutemen are, look for a desk on the left side, next to a broken terminal. Description: “Only through observation will you perceive weakness”. Bonus: Your perception has been permanently increased by 1. Perception location video guide
In Vault 114, in the Overseer’s office, the same room where you’ll come across Valentine companion, look for Speech Bobblehead on the desk. Description: “Let your words be your weapon”. Bonus: All vendors permanently have 100 more caps for bartering. Speech location video guide
Location: It’s in the Boston Public Library, close to the coast. In the north-western corner of the building, there’s a room with a large computer. The bobblehead is on it. Description: “It takes the smartest individuals to realize there’s always more to learn.” Bonus: Your Intelligence has been permanently increased by 1. Intelligence location video
Location: On top of a sculpture in the lobby of the Mass Fusion Building. When you enter the lobby, look up – you’ll see a statue suspended on the wall. Climb up, going through the offices, until you’re above it. Drop onto the statue to collect the bobblehead. Description: “It’s essential to give your arguments impact.” Bonus: Your Strength has been permanently increased by 1. Strength location video guide
Location: This one is on a wooden beam, which is part of the scaffolding of the wrecked ship FMS Northern Star. You’ll find the ship on a peninsula in the far south-east. There are Mirelurk Razorclaws patrolling the land around it – be wary. Description: “Never be affraid to dodge the sensitive issues.” Bonus: Your Agility has been permanently increased by 1. Agility video location guide
Location: This one is hidden in Poseidon Energy. You’ll need to either pick a Master Lock to enter the facility, or swim through highly radioactive water. Going through the outflow pipes in the back is the longer way, but it’s great if you can’t pick master locks (thanks zebeazy!). If you choose the former, climb onto the catwalk once you’re inside. In the middle of the room, there’s an office suspended above the floor, guarded by turrets, several foot soldiers and a lvl 39 mini-boss called Cutty. The bobblehead is on the desk with the broken terminal. Description: “Always be ready to take one for the team.” Bonus: Your Endurance has been permanently increased by 1. Endurance video location guide
Location: Inside the broadcast room of Gunners Plaza. Go through the front door and go straight, around the statue, until you hit a wall. If you can open Master Locks, go around the wall and straight into the broadcasting room (has “On Air” sign above door). If not, go left and use the elevator to go down. One of the enemies in the basement has the key. The bobblehead is on the counter. Description: “Because it’s easier to have courage from a safe distance away.” Bonus: Gain 25% critical damage when using ballistic weapons. Small guns location video guide