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Defiance Has Fallen Summary
This Fallout 76 quest starts with you finding the Fort Defiance. First, go to the Camp Venture to get the first clue. Go to the camp’s upper level and find the Command Center. You will need a password to get inside. Check the terminal and it will give you an objective maker for the Password.
Hunt For the Password
Now get to the camp’s lower level and enter the Storage and Supplies building. Enter the building and head left to go downstairs. Use the lockpick to enter and get to the locked door at the end of the basement.
Read the note to the right of the door and an optional objective for the door key will pop up. Go back to the upper level and enter the building South of the Command Center Terminal.
Look the Marked locker and you will have the key to the locked door. Head back to the locked door and open it. Read the note on the table to get the Password to the Command Center.
Go to the Command Center and use the terminal to input the password. There will be two tales inside and you need to read the note on the back of the table on the right.
Fort Defiance is located SW of Camp Venture. Head to the fort and you need to get to the top floor to get the power back. Getting to the Circuit Breaker is rather straightforward.
Get to the top floor to restore the power and then get back down using the Ramp outside the Circuit Breaker room. Get back to the locked door and read the note to complete the quest.
Defiance Has Fallen Walkthrough
To begin the quest line for the Brotherhood of Steel faction in Fallout 76, you will want to head to Abbie’s Bunker, located in the North-East corner of the Mire region of Appalachia.
Inside the Bunker there will be Abbie’s Terminal, Access that and read the entry titled [Fort Defiance]. This will begin the quest Defiance Has Fallen and your search for what exactly happened to the Brotherhood in Appalachia.
Possible Quest Rewards
- Photo Frame: The Brotherhood!
- Brotherhood Fatigues
- Short Gatling Gun
- 5mm Round x140
- Plan: Protective Lining BoS Underarmor
- Radaway x6
The entry on Abbie’s Terminal talks of a mysterious message from the last of the Brotherhood left in the Appalachian Wasteland. The message according to Abbie mentioned something about Defiance Falling, but doesn’t know the meaning behind it. She does however reveal that a party of people apart of the Free State faction were heading to their old Camp, Venture, to scavenge what supplies may be left. To find the location of Fort Defiance, you will have to head towards camp venture.
Travel towards Camp Venture (Pictured Above) the only location on the map that can lead you to the mysterious Fort Defiance. When you arrive, be ready to fight a horde of high level Schorched enemies, including Believers, Zealots, and Wanderers. You may even run into a Feral Ghoul or two.
There is a nice rock ledge that over looks the camp facing the East Side. This ledge can provide a nice tactical advantage to thin out a few of the Schorched inside the camp.
Once you feel comfortable, start to walk into the camp and continue to clear out the hostile forces remaining.
Investigating the barracks inside the camp will provide junk to scrap for crafting materials, and notes to provide a better a picture of camp Venture’s final days.
In the west corner of the camp, there is an office behind a locked Skill: 1 Command Center Access Terminal. Hack the terminal to unlock the Camp Venture Offices.
Right when you enter, there is an ammo crate to loot, and there may even be crafting plans for a piece of armor on the shelf beneath. Continue inside and you will find an Overseer’s Cache and a Steamer Trunk. On the table in the center of the room you will find the Brotherhood of Steel Commander’s Terminal. Accessing this Terminal will provide more context to the Brotherhoods final days in Appalachia, and next to this terminal there is a note titled “Letter to Tommy”, reading this will reveal the Location of Fort Defiance.
It seems Fort Defiance is located in the Allegheny Asylum, located south on the edge of the Savage Divide and Cranberry bog Regions of Appalachia.
Travel to the Location pictured above, and enter the old Asylum. Inside you will see an open door and a bulletin board on the other side. When facing the board, you will notice behind you there is an elevator locked behind a laser grid only members of the Brotherhood have access too.
Interact with the note titled “Final Stand” Posted on the board. Once you do that, you have completed Defiance has Fallen and begun your quest to join the ranks of The Brotherhood of Steel.
To begin the next steps to join the Brotherhood, you must first complete the Back to Basic side mission Located at Camp McClintock. If you have already completed that, you can then move on to the next Brotherhood Quest: Recruitment Blues.