In Fallout 4, you’ll come across many types of collectibles littered around its world map. One such type are the Vault-Tec Bobbleheads, which are essentially figurines representing Vault-Boy in different poses and outfits. If you’re looking to gather all of these well hidden and heavily guarded Vault-Boy Bobbleheads, you’re in luck! The guide below will show you where exactly each of the Bobbleheads are located.
The Perception Bobblehead is located on a desk in the room where you encounter one of the game’s potential companions, Preston Garvey. This round is found inside the Museum of Freedom in the town of Concord. Once you enter the room, look for the desk on the left of where the Minutemen are. The desk is placed right next to a broken terminal.
Bonus: Your perception has been permanently increased by 1.
In order to find the Melee Bobblehead, you’ll need to climb to the top of the Trinity tower. The figurine is located inside the cage where you encounter Rex and Strong, another potential companion, for the first time.
Bonus: Permanently gain +25% critical damage with melee weapons.
The Speech Bobblehead can be found in Vault 114 within in the Overseer’s office. It is located on a desk in the room where you first encounter Valentine, a potential companion.
Bonus: All vendors permanently have 100 more caps for bartering.
Head over to Corvega Assembly Plant and climb to the top of the plant, where you’ll find large storage tank. The Repair bobblehead can be found at the very end of the metal walkway surrounding the aforementioned storage tank.
Bonus: Fusion cores permanently last 10% longer.
Head over to Pickman Gallery and make your way across to Pickamn, who is located in the basement. The Lockpicking Bobblehead can be found on the floor right next to the barrel fire.
Bonus: Lockpicking is permanently easier.
Energy Weapons Bobblehead
Head over to Fort Hagen, which is located on the west edge of Commonwealth map. You’ll end up in this area in pursuit of a main quest that will have you look for Kellogg. In order to get the Energy Weapon Bobblehead, you’ll need to clear the area of enemies and enter the fort. After defeating the Protectron and Synth Leader, you’ll gain access to an elevator and ride it down to the second part of the fort. Keep heading down and you’ll eventually come across the mess hall and kitchen area. The Energy Weapon Bobblehead can be found between two refrigerators inside the aforementioned kitchen area.
Bonus: Permanently gain +25% critical damage with energy weapons.
Head over to and enter the Saugus Ironworks. Once you have cleared the area of enemies, you’ll find a path that goes from the roof to another region that takes you to the Saugus Blast Furnace area. Before gaining access to the Explosive Bobblehead, you’ll need to defeat the mini-boss known as Slag. The figurine is located on the platform where you first encountered the mini-boss.
Bonus: Permanently gain +15% damage with explosives.
The Science Bobblehead is located in Vault 75, which is found inside the Malden Middle School. Vault 75 begins from the poiint where you enter the school’s basement. You’ll need to grab the Lab Access Card inside the Combat course on the Gunner Commander. Once inside the lab, look for a room overlooking the combat course. One of the enemies you encounter here will drop the Admin access card. The Science Bobblehead can be found on a table inside the admin room.
Bonus: Get one extra guess when hacking terminals.
The Medicine Bobblehead is found in Vault 81, which is located to the west of Diamond City. Though, you’ll need to have 3 fusion cores before you can enter the vault. Once you accept Austin’s tour invitation, speak to the children in the classroom. Subsequently, speak to the ones in the reactor room and retrieve Erin’s cat from outside. You’ll be told that Austin is sick, and that’s when you should head over to the clinic in order to trigger the ‘Hole in the Wall’ quest. The Medicine Bobblehead can be found in a Secret Vault inside a room that contains the cure to Austin’s disease. It is located towards the lower left region of the vault behind a door. To get the door opened, speak to the the robot on the other side of the glass.
Bonus: Stimpaks permanently heal 10% more damage.
Fallout 4 arrived in stores across the world on November 10 for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Let us know if this guide helped you in your quest to acquire all of the game’s collectibles in the comments below.