MacCready | Fallout 4 Companion

Robert MacCready is a mercenary sniper in Fallout 4 that you can recruit as a companion to use throughout the game. He can be of great use, provided you’re in the mood to think about his positioning.
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This guide will show you how to recruit MacCready, how his perk and abilities help you and how to increase his relationship levels for engagin into a romance.

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  • Name: MacCready
  • Type: Human male
  • Location: Goodneighbor (The Third Rail)
  • Quest: Long Road Ahead
  • Romance: Yes
  • Perk: Killshot

MacCready’s location

There is an independent city of Goodneighbor by the coast. You can enter Goodneighbor at any time and there are several buildings and vendors around. You need to enter the Third Rail bar. Go into the back room of the bar to find MacCready. During my playthrough he was speaking to two other gentlemen, so you get some backstory that way.

How to get MacCready

He is a mercenary and the way to recruit him is to pay him money. He initially asks for 250 bottlecaps to fight for you, but if you have high charisma you will be able to pursade him to come with you for 200 bottlecaps. From then on you can use him as your companion.maccready fallout 4 hire less money

MacCready’s abilities and perks

Abilities: He is a sharpshooter. He comes equipped with a sniper rifle with infinite ammo. His accuracy is great, but if you want him to provide cover fire, you’ll have to position him yourself. He’s good with other weapons as well, if his default approach doesn’t suit you.
Perks: Killshot (+20% chance of headshots in VATS)

How to improve relationship with MacCready

MacCready is a viable candidate for romancing. Finishing his quest will make him like you more. Given his history (he appeared in one of the previous games), it’s safe to assume he’ll look kindly upon helping children in need.

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    Jessica Kavanagh

    Robert Joseph MacCready, appears in Fallout 3 as Mayor Maccready, in Little Lamplight

  2. J

    If you have MacCready while you’re doing the Silver Shroud quests, he likes it if you use the Silver Shroud dialogue options and will even join in once in a while. He also likes it if you can persuade people to give you more caps for jobs.

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    If you talk to Daisy in Goodneighbor and ask her about being a ghoul, there comes a point where she calls you out on your supposed age and asks you to tell her what the old days were like if you really were there. If you talk about how wonderful they were, Maccready dislikes it, probably because it seems to upset Daisy to remember what was lost. If you chose to say, same as ever (but with less rust) he likes that. He is a big fan of stealing (provided you don’t get caught), lockpicking owned (red) locks, and asking for more caps when negotiating for a job. If you still can, take a job from Whitechapel Charlie to clear out some warehouses with Maccready. This will give you likes from jacking him for more caps, plus breaking into 3 warehouses. Also, if you get his perk he will give you a gift. It will go into your Junk pile so if you want to keep it, be sure to get it out of your inventory before you wind up selling it for scrap by mistake (like I did).

  4. L

    thanks for the tips

  5. L

    Woww I really need this thanks for this 🙂

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