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Wasteland Survival Guide

Fallout 4 Walkthrough and Guide by Paul (vhayste)
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Wasteland Survival Guide

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Total Issues: 9
Each issue will provide a different survival bonus / skill. The Scrapyard Home Decoration Guide and Guide To Diamond City will not appear in your perk list so even if you managed to collect all issues, it will only appear at though you only have 7.

Issue #1

Farming The Wastes
+50% more healing from fruits and vegetables.

Wreck of the USS Riptide
Found on the table inside the ship's cabin.

Issue #2

Insect Repellent Special
Take 5% less damage from insects permanently
Crater House

There's a copy of the in the lower shack to the NW.

Issue #3

The Bright Side of Radiation Poisoning
Heal +50% from eating packed Food and drink permanently

Egret Tours Marina
The store by the dock has a Nuka-Cola Quantum on the floor, a handmade tripwire, Food, components, and a copy of the Wasteland Survival Guide. The rooftop also provides a good vantage point to set up your spotlights and towers so build stairs there that will allow your settlers to go up.

Issue #4

The Scrapyard Home Decoration Guide
Unlocks new decoration items in workshops.

Lynn Woods
In one of the shacks, you'll find a Master-locked green steamer trunk. The sleeping bag nearby has a copy of the Wasteland Survival Guide.

Issue #5

Guide To Diamond City
Diamond City will be marked permanently in the map.

Gorski Cabin
Enter the root cellar of the cabin then continue to the shelter deep in the small cavern. You'll find this issue on the desk beside the terminal.

Issue #6

Commonwealth Coupon Spectacular
Get 10% discount by buying Food and drinks permanently

Nahant Oceanological Society
There's an issue of the Wasteland Survival Guide on the table beside the typewriter in the last room of the research cottage.

Issue #7

Water Aerobics for Ghouls
Swim 25% faster

Old Gullet Sinkhole
wade through the hole, you'll fall into a cavern with a cooking station and an issue of The Wasteland Survival Guide.

Issue #8

Self Defense Secrets
Take 5% less damage from melee attacks.

Ranger Cabin
This issue is found on the table inside the cabin.

Issue #9

Hunting in the Wastes
Collect more meat from killed animals.

Sunshine Tidings Co-Op
Inside the green cabin to the south beside the red steamer trunk

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