Achievement Details

The Nuclear Option

Complete "The Nuclear Option"

The Nuclear Option0
2 guides

How to unlock the The Nuclear Option achievement

  • amenazamenor JFamenazamenor JF1,064,739
    07 Dec 2015 07 Dec 2015
    313 8 38
    This achievement is obtained by completing the main storyline following the quests of one of these factions: Minutemen, Railroad or Brotherhood. You only need to do one of these, not all three.

    While the other guide is helpful, it is rather chaotic, so I made a chart that shows how to obtain all the achievements with only one save / reload. My guide shows how to unlock "The Nuclear Option" while aligned with the Brotherhood, but I also indicate when to diverge from these steps, if you want to play the Railroad or Minutemen endings.

    Scroll down for a more detailed explanation (inside the Spoiler Tag, as it is an awful lot of text).

    External image

    For starters, keep in mind a thing: having high charisma will help you when you'll have to balance several factions at once. I recommend having at least 6-7 points of charisma, and using "charisma-enhancer" gear like Glasses, Hats or Suits, or even using, when neccessary, beer or some drugs as Grape Mentats or Day Tripper that give charisma points for a few minutes.

    Open this thing for the full explanation:

    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

    Hope it helps!

    Guide not helping? View 1 more guide for this achievement.

    Showing most recent comments. View all comments.
    FabioBala678Superb work. Congratulations and thank you!
    Posted by FabioBala678 on 12 Mar 17 at 16:19
    ZttackFrmBhindI had to do a whole second run through for the Railroad and the Brotherhood Acheivements... accidentally saved over my pre-Mass Fusion save... so I downloaded the flow chart and marked off all of the acheivements that I already had in Paint :) Thank you
    Posted by ZttackFrmBhind on 02 Nov 18 at 14:41
    LUNGS 66Excellent guide,thumbs up...I was dreading mucking up the end achievements..But got everyone with this guide..
    Posted by LUNGS 66 on 24 Dec 19 at 01:08
  • Have you got any tips or tricks to unlock this achievement?
    Add a guide to share them with the community.

    Sign in and add a guide
  • VvWhiteFangvVVvWhiteFangvV183,376
    22 Nov 2015 12 Nov 2015 13 Dec 2015
    81 38 9
    *** Spoiler - click to reveal ***
    Showing most recent comments. View all comments.
    Unky KyHonestly, you cannot understand anything in any of your guides. The lack of grammar and proofreading is ridiculous.
    Posted by Unky Ky on 25 Nov 15 at 22:45
    VvWhiteFangvVwhat do you people want then a way to do the mission or what will be missed at certain points. im about to just delete all solutions as you people just complain and don't actually leave real ways to make the guide better.
    Posted by VvWhiteFangvV on 13 Dec 15 at 21:32
    matdanI would say the downvotes are because the guide has nothing to do with the mission mentioned in the achievement description and is just an overall guide for the game which is already in a dozen achievement solutions.
    Posted by matdan on 14 Dec 15 at 03:41
Do you have a question about this achievement? Please post it in the Fallout 4 Forum

Related Achievements and Trophies