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Best Fallout 4 mods 2024

The best Fallout 4 mods can improve your Settlers, reinstate the original VATS system, and even allow you to journey through the Wasteland as a dog.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The Wanderer and Dogmeat set off along the open road of the Wasteland in Fallout 4

What are the best Fallout 4 mods on PC? Despite having been around for nearly a decade, Fallout 4 remains one of the most popular games in the series, thanks in no small part to its vibrant modding community. With the Fallout TV series now spiking interest in the Bethesda series again, what better time than to jump back in with more modded gameplay.

Thanks to mods like these, RPG games like Fallout 4 enjoy such longevity after launch. To celebrate the weird and wonderful creations of the Fallout 4 mod community, we’ve picked more than 50 of the best Fallout 4 mods to get you on your way to a more interesting Boston Wasteland. If that’s not enough tinkering for you, check out our list of Fallout 4 console commands, which give you even more customization in one of the best PC games around.

Here are the best Fallout 4 mods:

FOV and Player Height

One of the biggest factors when it comes to immersion is player height, yet Bethesda games, particularly the Fallout series, typically don’t focus on this aspect of character creation. With the FOV Slider and Player Height mod, you can become as short or as tall as you desire, plus you can adjust the FOV to keep things in proportion. Remember, Fallout 4 was never designed for this type of mod, so you may experience some oddities when using terminals.

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Power Armor Voice Changer

Bring some Fallout TV show magic to the game with the Power Armor Voice Changer mod, altering the sound of your character’s voice when they step inside the iconic suit. This effect is most prominent during cutscenes when your character is forced to interact with other characters while wearing the Power Armor. While this mod doesn’t drastically change the game, it’s a nice little effect that adds an extra bit of immersion when stepping inside the suit of armor.


Bethesda’s highly anticipated Fallout 4 update was supposed to bring the 2015 classic into the modern age, but the update ended up breaking numerous mods. Fortunately, the Downgrader mod by zerratar reverts your game back to the pre-patch state, allowing all of your old mods to run without any issues. You will most likely need this if you plan on using a variety of mods on this list, not every mod is going to receive an update to fix the incompatibility issues with the next-gen update.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The mod configuration menu of Fallout 4, featuring companion commands, helmet toggle, sliders, and more.

Mod Configuration Menu

There are a phenomenal amount of Fallout 4 mods out there so you will want this Mod Configuration Menu to organize them all. This feature pops up at the top of the pause menu and provides a central location to tinker with all the settings of the mods you have installed. With more sliders, buttons, and checkboxes that you can shake a mole rat at, make sure you install this mod early on and fiddle with all your mods in a nice, simple fashion.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The logo for the Unofficial Fallout 4 patch featuring Vault Boy with a toolbox.

Unofficial Fallout 4 Patch

As we have come to expect from Bethesda, Fallout 4 is as buggy as it is vast, and even the game’s programmers haven’t managed to squash every issue. Luckily, the game’s community has stepped in to help out. The Unofficial Fallout 4 Patch is a set of fixes from the mod community that aims to fix every problem not addressed in the official patches. It may not add a cool new gun or open up a fantastic quest line, but it goes a long way to making the game a smoother experience.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The sole survivor of Fallout 4 and his faithful German Shepherd canine companion, Dogmeat, face each other on a crumbling road.

Fallout 4 Script Extender

The Fallout 4 script extender gets a special mention. The previous iterations of the tool for other Bethesda games have been vital to the modding community and a required install to run anything more complex than basic functionality changes. Script extenders increase the game’s capacity for alteration. This lets modders write more complex code for it to process. So, if and when they do, you will need the script extender installed as well to handle those Fallout 4 mods.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The menu of the Fallout 4 configuration tool, including a range of visual settings

Fallout 4 Configuration Tool

Since you are playing Fallout 4 on PC, chances are that you want to fiddle about with its settings a bit. This small Fallout 4 Configuration tool allows you to adjust things like field of view, frame rate locks, and mouse sensitivity.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A bar inside one of the many populated areas within the Wasteland, with the cel-shaded comic book style as appropriated by Borderlands.


Fallout’s semi-realistic art style is often beautiful, and just as frequently hideous. If its inconsistencies annoy you, perhaps throwing it through SweetFX and giving it this cel-shaded Fallout 4 overhaul is for you. The result is, naturally, Borderlands by Bethesda, but it works exceptionally well for a mod that retrofits filters over everything.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The lowered weapons mod in action, showing off the dilapidated landscape of the Wasteland

Lowered Weapons

The Wasteland is a harsh place, so it is no wonder your character is always on edge, with their rifle raised and ready. If you would rather things were a little more relaxed, the Lowered Weapons mod keeps your gun in a lowered position until things kick off. It looks more natural and frees up a chunk of vision previously obscured by your ready weapon.

Best Fallout 4 mods: An artfully rendered bloodstain on a dirt path

Enhanced Blood Textures

There is a lot of blood in Fallout 4. Great torrents of thick, spattery blood. Since you will be seeing a lot of it, it makes sense to make sure it looks as pretty as it possibly can. That is exactly what the Enhanced Blood Textures mod does.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A rocky shore with a collapsed dock half-submerged by a river

Water Enhancement Textures

Since the Charles River is a location you will frequently be passing by in your travels through the Commonwealth, you’ll want it looking suitably wet and watery. If you are finding Bethesda’s water textures just aren’t up to standard, try this Water Enhancement Textures mod.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A dilapidated town in Fallout 4 as seen through the decay filter


If you are absolutely disgusted by the use of actual color in Fallout 4, then the Decay Fallout 4 mod is what you need. It adds a suitably Fallout-inspired filter to everything, returning the game to the days of 2008 when everything was a sickly shade of radiation green.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A comparison of the Fallout 4 visuals with and without the E3FX mod, featuring one of the retrofuturistic cars dotted around the Wasteland


Made by the same modder behind The Witcher 3’s exceptional E3FX mod, this Fallout 4 E3FX reshader mod adds SSAO, realistic lighting, and sharpening to help bolster the atmosphere of the game, without radically changing the colors.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A demonstration of the Manufacturing Extended mod

Manufacturing Extended

Contraptions DLC added several interesting manufacturing elements to Fallout, but this Manufacturing extended mod brings even more interesting and complex additions to the system. New machines can take junk directly from your inventory and create whole new items from them, generating power armor, faction gear, or even cola for your every need.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The magic mirror in the Looks Mirror mod

Looks Mirror

Remember the magic mirror from the opening? The one where you could change your looks, features, and even gender, just by looking at it? Well, the Fallout 4 Looks Mirror mod allows you to install one of those reflective cabinets in any settlement, meaning you can access the character creation screen at any time. Need a nose job or a new hairstyle? A glance at this and your wish is fulfilled.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A heavy sentry bot standing inside a garage as part of the Robot Home Defence mod

Robot Home Defence

So you have seen the Automatron Fallout 4 DLC and love the idea of having robot servants, but don’t like the idea of paying money for the blighters. Enter the Robot Home Defence mod, which allows anyone with ranks in Robotics Expert and a Fusion Core to create their own AI slave.

Protectrons, Mister Gutsies, Assaultrons, and more are available to be built and defend your settlements from raiders. You can even have any number of robots accompany you on your travels around the Commonwealth. Having trouble with a mission? Just take an army of droids with you!

Best Fallout 4 mods: An organised dormitory with rugs, a dining table and vending machine

Clean Snap’n Build

The settlement building system is great, but it is by no means perfect. Clean Snap’n Build improves it significantly by adding quite an obvious function: snap-together components. They are kept in their tidy section of the build menu, meaning you can use both means of construction, but the snapping elements of this mod make multiple-tier building so much easier. Don’t tear your hair out trying to build the perfect staircase, just download this Fallout 4 mod.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The Red Rocket Garage with an assortment of weapons mounted on the walls, surrounding a pool table

Functional Displays

The opening menu shows a variety of cool weapons proudly displayed on the walls of the Red Rocket Garage. It is just for show, though: try and do this yourself and you will end up buried under half a tonne of weapons. The Fallout 4 Functional Displays mod, though, adds fully-functioning weapons racks to the game, meaning you can finally show off your rarest finds and creations.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A demonstration of the wide variety of character customization in the Better Settlers mod, featuring different races, skin types, hair, and outfits

Better Settlers

Add some variety to your settlements with Better Settlers. It brings greater diversity to your settlement population and also provides them with better weapons. There is also now the chance for them to use stimpacks, and Lifegiver and Adamantium Skeleton perks to make them hardier in battle. Not only will your towns be more interesting to live in, but they will also be better equipped to fend off raiders, too.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A thriving greenhouse containing an assortment of plants

Clean Settlement Greenhouses

If you are deep into Fallout 4’s settlements side, then you know how vital good plant-keeping is. If you want populations to thrive then you need crops, and lots of them. Keep your mutfruits and melons protected and healthy with Clean Settlement Greenhouses. It’s not just a single item: you can build your greenhouse however you please with a variety of available walls, floors, and roof tiles. You are just moments away from creating your own glass superstructure.

Best Fallout 4 mods: One of the fallen vault citizens, surrounded by flowers and teddies

Create a Settlement Anywhere

Building settlements is the game’s killer feature, but you have to set up a home exactly where the game tells you to. If you have found the perfect hillside retreat, though, don’t let rules and regulations stop you from building a castle. Just install this Fallout 4 Create a Settlement Anywhere mod that spawns a workshop anywhere in the world and creates a settlement location around it.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A pyrotechnic stage featuring Vault Boy rendered in a series of light panels

Unlimited Settlement Objects

And while we are on the subject, don’t let anything stifle your creativity – especially the game’s object limits. The game prevents you from building any more items in your settlements when you reach a certain limit. The Fallout 4 Unlimited Settlement Objects mod breaks that barrier and lets you craft as much as you please. Don’t take no for an answer, just mod instead!

Best Fallout 4 mods: A settler is selected to be sent to the Sanctuary Hills settlement

Infinite Settlers

You have modded your game to make sure you can build with no limits, but it is pointless having a massive town if you can’t fully populate it. Fill all those hotel rooms and shanty houses with as many people as you like with this Infinite Settlers mod.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A cleaned-up retrofuturistic suburban house with blue panels and a concrete porch

Homemaker – Expanded Settlements

If your settlements don’t quite feel like they are packed with enough home comforts, the Fallout 4 Homemaker mod is what you need. It adds over 100 new items to the game’s crafting system, allowing you to create a wide variety of new objects to furnish your settlement with. New lights, chairs, showers, crates, crops, and many more items are available in the crafting menu when working on your settlement.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The generator selected via the Fallout 4 crafting mode, which details what a generator requires to build, and how much electricity it produces

Better Generators

Settlements are big, but not big enough to waste space. If you want to have plenty of lighting and laser turrets guarding your zones you need a boat-load of power, and that means generators. To power an ambitious settlement you need to make so many generators you may as well build the walls from them. Reduce the number of engines you need chugging in your villages by installing Better Generators, which ensures each standard unit produces much more power.

Best Fallout 4 mods: An ammunition workbench as featured in the Crafting Workbenches mod, including toolboxes, brackets, and an industrial drill

Crafting Workbenches

Crafting is a huge part of Fallout 4 but, unusually, weapons and armor are something you cannot create from scratch. Sure, you can modify existing ones, but can you make bespoke items? Nope. Until now, that is, with this Fallout 4 Crafting Workbenches mod that introduces new crafting systems for post-war weapons, armor, and clothing. You can even craft ammunition. Just drop these in your settlement and get your gun nut hat on.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A series of parked military retrofuturistic vehicles as included in the Settlement Supplies Expanded mod

Settlement Supplies Expanded

Here is another mod for vastly increasing the number of items you can create and place in your settlements. Settlement Supplies has 243 static objects like cars, trees, and rocks, alongside over 100 usable items and a new alternative Power Armor Rack design.

Best Fallout 4 mods: Three different versions of the Vault Girl, defined by different hairstyles

Vault Girl Mod

Fallout’s mascot Vault Boy has been a staple part of the franchise since the whole thing began in 1997. Somewhat lesser known is his female counterpart Vault Girl. Looking to change things up a tad? Thanks to the Vault Girl mod, you can now take her on your Pip-Boy wherever you may roam.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The processing unit in the Another Life mod, where you can choose your starting gear, perks and allies as a synth

Another Life

Fallout 4 is, in essence, a tale not unlike Blade Runner about Synthetics – or ‘Synths’ – that are so technologically sophisticated they can pass for their squishy counterparts, more often than not. While vanilla Fallout 4 sees synths trying desperately to blend in with humans and live a normal life – to the dismay of persecuted robots the Wasteland over – the Another Life Fallout 4 mod gives you the choice to become a synth, rather than a human.

The pre-war sequence can merely be a simulation taking place in the mental circuits of the latest bot – i.e. you – off the Institute’s production line. Once you leave the bathroom at the game’s beginning, choose ‘awaken’ rather than ‘slumber’, when prompted, to start your new life as a Replicant Synth. When you wake up in the Institute instead of Vault 111, it is time to choose one of 36 occupations – as a synth ready to go out into a dangerous human-infested world would need to, of course.

From the red-hot Arsonist to the thoroughly modern House Husband, occupations define your starting gear, weapon, perk, and location as well as faction allies. It also dictates the starting quests you are given. Another Life, then, is one of the best Fallout 4 mods for replay value.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A tame Deathclaw charging through the Wasteland, accessorized with electric blue body paint

Beast Master

Ever fancied a Deathclaw as a sidekick? The Beast Master Fallout 4 mod allows you to do just that, granting you the power to tame creatures in the wild and recruit them as companions. They won’t just simply follow you around either; the mod has functions to let you rename your pet, accessorize them, send them out on scavenger hunts, and mutate them with serums. A far more interesting creature feature than the Wasteland Workshop’s taming function.

Best Fallout 4 mods: Two zombies in an underground area of the Wasteland, rendered as creepers in the Minecraft FO4 mod

Minecraft FO4

More a bit of fun than an actual hybrid of two game styles, Minecraft FO4 brings the visual flair of Minecraft to the Wasteland. As a new location, it has all your favorite blocks: grass, dirt, wood, redstone, and more. Fallout enemies have been Minecrafted up, so expect to see raiders with bright green faces take on the role of creepers. A settlement area allows you to use crafting within this world, making it a little Minecrafty, but this is mostly about bringing fun, colorful nonsense to Fallout’s dour world.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The New California Republic flag and an assortment of other items from the various Wastelands of the Fallout series

Wasteland Imports Reloaded

If you are a Fallout veteran you almost certainly have a few favorite items from the many different wastelands. Perhaps that is a refreshing bottle of Sunset Sarsaparilla, or a dose of Cateye. You won’t find them in the Commonwealth, but you can change that with the Wasteland Imports Reloaded mod. This mod makes various legacy items available in Fallout 4’s shops.

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Boston’s a big place and, while there are plenty of collapsing houses to make a home in, you may decide it feels more authentic to camp on the roadside when night draws to a close. The Campsite Fallout 4 mod adds the ability to light a fire, set up a tent, use sleeping bags, and cook meals over the flame. It is a simple but effective way of engaging in a little post-apocalyptic roleplay.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The Wastelander, as a dog, with their canine companion, Dogmeat, in the Be the Dog mod

Be The Dog

When designing your character, ‘Man’ or ‘Woman’ is about as diverse as the choices get. Don’t settle for that, though: use this Fallout 4 mod to Be The Dog. We are talking about playing the entire game as beloved pooch Dogmeat (or another type of dog should you so wish). With a Pipboy strapped to his leg, Dogmeat is ready to tackle the creatures wandering the Boston wastes with his variety of bite attacks, all while dressed up in doggy gear (no guns or power armor here!).

And yes, you can recruit Dogmeat as a companion even when playing as him, meaning you can turn Fallout into a doggy duo road trip. We can’t even…

Best Fallout 4 mods: The sole survivor of Fallout 4 crouches behind a concrete slab and peeks out at two NPCs conversing

Take Cover

Fallout 4’s shooting is already better than anything in the series before it, but trust modders to improve it even further. Take Cover adds a Deus Ex-style cover system where the camera pulls out into third-person when crouching or leaning against walls or other bullet-stopping objects. You can then lean out and fire with just a click of the right mouse. You can even vault over low items for that authentic cover-shooter vibe.

The mod has plenty of options, allowing you to either enter cover automatically upon contact or use an assigned hotkey to snap to it. And it certainly goes a long way to helping increase the intensity of Fallout’s firefights.

Best Fallout 4 mods: An NPC in Fallout 4 dressed in leather armor and a chestplate bearing The Punisher symbol

Armorsmith Extended

The ultimate in defense, the Armorsmith Extended mod makes ten massive changes to Fallout’s armor system. The most notable improvements are the ability to wear multiple armors together (such as clothing under plate) and being able to wear a hat and masks or glasses at the same time. Practically every form of armor is now craftable, too, including a new Therm Optics armor that increases stealth by cloaking the user when standing still or sneaking.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The sole survivor of Fallout 4 wearing a camping backpack complete with bedroll as a civilian NPC looks on

Wearable Backpacks and Pouches

Considering Fallout 4 is a game that involves an awful lot of picking things up, your character has nothing to hold all that junk in. No, not even pockets! Luckily, there’s a mod for that. The Wearable Backpacks ad Pouches mod adds backpacks to Fallout 4, which means not only is there now a logical place for all your junk to be kept, but it also comes with the added bonus of extra carry weight stats so you can cart around even more things.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A close-up shot of a Minuteman standing guard with a machine gun and covering their face with a bandana

We Are The Minutemen

The Minutemen are the Commonwealth’s last hope. While it is understandable that they have been crippled by time and poor resources, as you help them during Fallout 4 they never feel much more than a group of shabby survivors. We Are The Minutemen makes them a much more formidable force. The handiest adjustment is scaling Minutemen patrols to your level, so when they come to lend a hand in battle they are actually helpful.

True Storms: Wasteland Edition

There is already some impressive weather in Fallout 4, but why not make downpours even more epic with the devastating weather effects that come as part of the True Storms mod? The Skyrim variant was brilliant, and with the addition of radiation rain and heavy dust storms, it is sure to add some extra atmosphere to the game.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A comparison of the standard armor and the armor customizable via the Craftable Armor Size mod, offering far more protection than the plate armor in the base game

Craftable Armor Size

Fallout’s armor choices are all pretty basic: while it comes in many pieces for each limb, they all pretty much amount to basic knee and elbow pads and a chest plate. Craft more interesting armor with this Fallout 4 Craftable Armor Size mod, which allows for light, medium, and heavy variations of various armor types. Not only are there stat benefits, but you can look much cooler too, equipping big plate armor without the need for power suits.

Best Fallout 4 mods: An amalgamation of corpses amassed during testing of the Realistic Death Physics mod

Realistic Death Physics

Fallout 4’s engine has an, erm… interesting approach to physics. Notice how, when punched in the face, ghouls are flung back 15 feet? I mean, I know you have been working out, but sheesh. The Realistic Death Physics mod recalculates all the gravity and force effects on dead bodies, reserving big knock-backs for only the heaviest caliber weapons.

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Classic V.A.T.S.

The VATS system in Fallout 4 is a little different to the one seen in Fallout 3 and New Vegas. Back in the day, the system would freeze-frame the action rather than just slowing time to a crawl. If you would rather be the true master of time and not risk close enemies being able to take a bite out of you in VATS, then opt for the Fallout 4 Classic V.A.T.S. mod that uses the ‘classic’ stop time method.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The pip boy displaying the weight and value of a wedding ring

Carry Weight Modifications

As much as we all love Fallout 4 there is something none of us can deny: you are going to spend a lot of time faffing in menus, especially when it comes to trying to choose which items to hang onto when you are over-encumbered. If you are on the hunt for as much scrap as possible, you will know this is a real pain. Remove your weight woes with the Fallout 4 Carry Weight Modifications mod, which ensures you can carry exactly as much as you want to, be that carting the entirety of Boston’s bin contents on your back or reducing it to more realistic levels.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The improved map featuring a numbered grid with an X and Y axis, along with roads of a settlement

Improved Map With Visible Roads

The Improved Map with visible Roads mod tweaks the Fallout 4 map to make it a little more usable, such as adding numbered grid lines, brightness levels, and distinct waterlines. It also makes roads visible (you are shocked, we know) so you can work out where is easier to traverse.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A close-up of one of the many retrofuturistic radios dotted about the Wasteland

Diamond City Radio Extended

Fallout 4’s radio is wonderful, but it does not exactly have GTA’s station selection in terms of scope. While this Fallout 4 Diamond City Radio Extended mod doesn’t add multiple stations with various music styles, it does add over 250 new lore-friendly tracks to the game, meaning you won’t be getting sick of Atom Bomb Baby quite so soon. The tracks are even woven in to ensure Diamond City DJ Travis still gets to broadcast between tunes. An alternative to Diamond City Radio is Atomic Radio, a similar mod with loftier goals.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The sole survivor of Fallout 4 launching a mini nuke at a raider veteran using the Fat Man weapon

Realistic Survival Damage

The Survival difficulty mode means you can be killed in a single hit, but enemies won’t afford you the same courtesy. Instead, they become bullet sponges thanks to your damage output being half of what it usually is. Not exactly realistic. You can make your bullets powerful again by installing this Realistic Survival Damage mod, which keeps enemies challenging and dangerous, whilst still susceptible to a well-placed headshot.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The sole survivor of Fallout 4 crouched in a building wearing a hood, baseball cap, white sunglasses and a blue paisley bandana

More Armor Slots

Quite a few of Fallout’s clothing options prevent you from equipping limb armor, which doesn’t make sense. Why can I wear arm guards over a Vault-Tec jumpsuit, but not over a two-piece? This Fallout 4 More Armor Slots mod champions sartorial logic, and allows you to match armor plating with most outfits, meaning you can have the best of both worlds when it comes to armor and charisma-boosting gear. There are a few clipping issues since armor was never intended to be worn over clothing, but that is a small price to pay for the huge benefits, and fashion is pain.

Atom Bomb Babies

Atom Bomb Baby is a 1957 song recorded by The Five Stars, and one of the tracks on the game’s soundtrack. It also seems to be the inspiration behind the Fallout 4 Atom Bomb Babies mod, which takes the lyrics quite literally. It replaces the mini-nuke ammunition for the Fat Man launcher with babies. Your baby, in fact. Your quest to find Shaun is over, as you fire him out of a length of gutter and watch him detonate in a mini mushroom cloud. Actual parents should probably steer clear of this one.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The sole survivor talking to the Vault Tec salesman during the opening of Fallout 4, displaying the new dialogue featured in the Full Dialogue Interface mod

Full Dialogue Interface

Many players have been annoyed by the simplified dialogue choice system in the game which displays short paraphrases of what your character can say, rather than the whole dialogue. This Fallout 4 Full Dialogue Interface mod replaces the Mass Effect-style interface with a more traditional one, listing full responses in a numbered list.

Best Fallout 4 mods: Three members of the Brotherhood of Steel suited and booted for combat, with two holding shotguns and one wielding a minigun

Fire Team Support

When things get sticky in battle, you need friends to rely on. Thankfully, the Brotherhood Fire Team Support mod makes your allegiances with factions even more useful by allowing you to call in members as a Fire Team to support you. You can summon individual or groups of Brotherhood of Steel and Minutemen troops. Or, if you want to go hog-wild, there is the option to call in tamed Deathclaws.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The small container holding crafting supplies beside a crane, while Dogmeat stands guard.

Unlimited Building and Crafting Supplies

Want to make more supplies without having to find the necessary ingredients? The Unlimited Building and Crafting Supplies mod isn’t quite infinite, but immediately grants you 10,000 of each material to your inventory. Just make sure you have somewhere to put it so you’re not weighed down.

Best Fallout 4 mods: The sole survivor of Fallout 4 flying over a settlement using a jetpack attached to power armor.

Customize Power Armor and Jetpack Drain

Power armor requires fusion cores to keep moving, but they are not the most common sight in the Wasteland. If you are finding it impossible to keep your armor rig fuelled up, the Fallout 4 Customize Power Armor and Jetpack Drain mod allows you to cheat a little and stop your armor from draining batteries.

Best Fallout 4 mods: A close-up of Dogmeat, the German Shepherd canine companion that accompanies the sole survivor of Fallout 4 on their journey across the Wasteland

Everyone’s Best Friend

According to the mod creator, Valdacil, there’s evidence in Fallout 4’s code that originally there was supposed to be space for both Dogmeat and another companion to follow you simultaneously. Everyone’s Best Friend restores that possibility, meaning you can enjoy the company of your canine friend alongside another human companion – all using in-game functionality.

Fallout 4 mods: The entrance to Vault 111.

How to install Fallout 4 mods

Integrated mod support is now available from Fallout’s main menu, and the Bethesda Mods page has hundreds of officially approved mods. Plus, with Bethesda’s Creation Club, you now have even more choice when selecting new Fallout 4 mods. To find them, you will need to head to the marketplace in-game. You can also find some Fallout 4 mods on the Nexus mods Fallout 4 hub.

And there you have it, all the best Fallout 4 mods. From quality-of-life improvements to mods that allow you to play as a dog, Fallout’s busy modding community has something for whatever you fancy. If you’re partial to open-world games, you’ll find some other options in our list of the best.