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Alien Archivist achievement in Fallout 3

Alien Archivist

Collected all Alien Captive Recordings

Alien Archivist0
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How to unlock the Alien Archivist achievement

  • AqueouslyAqueously92,269
    05 Aug 2009 03 Aug 2009 15 Feb 2019
    216 16 37
    EDIT 14/02/2019 - Replaying Fallout 3 on PS3, made some amendments to the guide. Feels weird editing a post from 10 years ago, but hope someone still finds it useful!

    These are in order of discovery. You MUST find the first 19 before the space walk, you cannot get back to the lower level afterwards. Pretty sure the last six need to be done before completing the DLC, needs confirming.

    1. #14: After escaping your cell, head left. It's in the far right room.
    2. #22: As above.
    3. #15: As above.
    4. #3: In the room after the first red health arch, on your left.
    5. #1: As above.
    6. #12: As above.
    7. #5: On one of the stasis chambers in the room where you get the spacesuit.
    8. #6: As above.
    9. #7: As above.
    10. #8: As above.
    11. #2: In the Cryo labs, in the southwestern corner of the rectanglular shaped building to the south.
    12. #11: In the Cryo labs, the second northmost room before you go through to the Cryo storage (Right of the door).
    13. #17: As above but left of the door.
    14. #25: Cryo storage, room at the southern tip.
    15. #16: In the bottom left corner of the Cryo storage, on the lower level.
    16. #4: After teleporting back to the Cryo labs, head directly south and use the door release switch. Hop down to the lower level to grab the recording.
    17. #13: Cargo hold, in the research lab in front of the lunar module in the left-most room.
    18. #21: In the next room, near some robot Giddyup Buttercup horses (the 6 horses, not the dozen or so down the stairs).
    19. #19: Go to the maintenance level, then after meeting up with Sally and making your way through the scrap, you will end up in a large room with a healing arch on your left and an alien behind an energy shield in front of you. After killing the aliens, look to the right of the door you entered through.

    THE PREVIOUS 19 LOGS MUST BE COLLECTED BEFORE THE SPACEWALK, YOU CANNOT RETURN TO THESE AREAS. Take a second to double-check the Notes section of your Pip-Boy to make sure you have all 19 so far.

    20. #24: After the space walk, enter the weapons lab. It's in the control room in the south in a slightly lowered section.
    21. #20: When you enter the experimentation lab, head right until you get into a room with two big torture chair looking things. Do a 180 and look at the wall to find it.
    22. #10: In the experimentation lab, in the final room along with the generator.
    23. #9: Beside the operating tables in the experimentation lab with the abominations.
    24. #18: On the upper level of the bio research control room.
    25. #23: In the living quarters cafeteria, after the Death Ray (Thanks to THEeskEMO)

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    Im the LoraxJust to be 100% clear here, if you miss #19 you have to go to a previous save/restart the dlc correct?
    Posted by Im the Lorax on 01 Jan 17 at 23:19
    xBlack Loveusing the guide, thanks haha
    Posted by xBlack Love on 02 Dec 19 at 04:54
    Scenic Route 16Why does this guide not mention straight away that #19 is missable and only obtainable for a short period of time. Why is it listed so far down so inevitably it will be too late before anyone following this guide can get it.
    Posted by Scenic Route 16 on 17 Mar at 02:19
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  • ABomb93ABomb9355,513
    03 Oct 2010 08 Apr 2010 28 May 2011
    101 7 7
    Thought this would act as a good visual source just incase.

    This video was made by Orcidea, and the locations only go up to 6:35 of the video the rest is fallout dancing with aliens.
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    IM PIST0L PETEat 3:04 i cant open the switch.... im pressing "A" but nothings happening please help...
    Posted by IM PIST0L PETE on 28 Aug 11 at 20:19
    thebigbadtophThis is the greatest solution ever posted on any website to any question, problem, or query ever in the entire galaxy thanks merely to the dancing aliens at the end.
    Posted by thebigbadtoph on 06 Jul 12 at 09:40
    XxP1KExXYeah same here at 3:04 the lock won't open
    Posted by XxP1KExX on 19 Dec 15 at 03:50
  • Mik3yj 117Mik3yj 117178,586
    29 Jun 2010 29 Jun 2010 29 Jun 2010
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