Fallout 4 Magazines Locations Guide, Improve Stats, Unlock Perks ‘Print’s Not Dead

By   /   Nov 10, 2015
Fallout 4

Fallout 4 comes with a number of different magazines with each one having multiple issues spread across the map. They are not only an integral part of the quest of a completionist but they also provide the player with additional perks.

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Fallout 4 Magazines Locations

Since there are so many of these issues, we have categorized them according to the Magazine. In the guide below we have explained each of the issue under the heading of the Magazine name.

Fallout 4 Magazines

You’re S.P.E.C.I.A.L.! & Astoundingly Awesome Tales
You’re S.P.E.C.I.A.L.! & Astoundingly Awesome Tales magazine has a number of issues spread across the map; while there is a lot of variety when it comes to the effects of each one of these magazines, they will mostly add five percent to damage against a selection of enemies or make it easier to heal radiation damage.

Grognak The Barbarian
Grognak The Barbarian is a comic book; and as the name suggests it is your key to the Barbarian perk. Most of its effects will add to the damage dealt with melee or unarmed attacks.

Guns And Bullets
Not much is known about Guns And Bullets but what we can assuredly tell you is that these magazine issues will help add about five percent to the critical damage.

Hot Rodder
Hot Rodder can let you spice up your Power Armor by unlocking as many as three custom paint jobs.

La Coiffe
There are just two issues of La Coiffe and they can unlock two new hairstyles for you.

Live & Love
Benefits you get from Live & Love are connected with the Companions. They either add perks to influence them, or give you an extra boost when they are around.

Massachusetts Surgical Journal
Since it is Massachusetts Surgical Journal, getting each one of the issues increases limb damage by two percent which means you can increase it to 18 percent.

Picket Fences

RobCo FUN!
This magazine can let you get your hands on a number of Holotape Gamees.

Taboo Tattoos
As the name suggests, Taboo Tattoos allows you to unlock up to five different tattoos.

Tales Of A Junktown Jerky Vendor
As the name suggests, Tales Of A Junktown Jerky Vendor is about vendors. All the copies of the magazine improve prices you get when purchasing from Vendors.

Tesla Science
When you are reading technology in the Tesla Science magazine it is bound to give you a boost when it comes to energy weapons. Each one of the issues of this magazine will add five percent damage to your energy weapon.

Total Hack
With the perks you get out of Total Hack magazines, you will be able to hack through Protectrons, spotlights, and turrets.

Tumblers Today
No matter how many Tumblers Today magazines you collect, each one will provide you with a bonus on lockpicking.

U.S. Covert Operations Manual
All U.S. Covert Operations Manual copies also have the same perk and that is to make you harder to catch when you are sneaking – the effects are permanent too.

There are five Unstoppables magazines out there are each one gives you +1 percent chance of avoiding all damage from an attack.

Wasteland Survival Guide Wasteland Survival Guide
This gives you a number of different perks but a notable one is that you will collect extra meat from all the animal kills you perform.

Lexington and Northwest Commonwealth

You’re S.P.E.C.I.A.L.! & Astoundingly Awesome Tales
Location: Sanctuary
You will find this issue inside the Sanctuary where Codsworth is. With this you regenerate 1 point of Health for every minute.

Grognak The Barbarian
Location: Sanctuary
You will find this issue on your kitchen table.

Location: Wicked Shipping Fleet Lockup
You will find this issue on top of a desk with key inside a small office located at the main warehouse’s eastern most end.

Hot Rodder
Location: Robotics Disposal Ground
Look for a desk with a terminal inside the concrete hut; it is small in size.

RobCo FUN!
Location: Vault 111
Look in the northeastern area for the cafeteria terminal; inside you will find thhe magazine.

Location: Museum of Freedom
You can find this on top of Sturges’ desk in the room with Preston; it is the room above the front doors.

Taboo Tattoos
Location: Thicket Excavations
This is inside a metal trailer between two other trailers perched on the south marble edge of the excavation area.

Location: Concord
this is inside hte sleeping area of the scavenger near the steamer trunk inside Concord Civic Access close to the west region near exit.

Tales Of A Junktown Jerky Vendor
Location: Walden Pond
This can be found inside the pipe tunnel cave; look for a barrel and a lantern.

Location: Mystic Pines
Go north inside the main entrance and to the west wall, now look for the magazine on a sidetable beside the TV.

Location: Super Duper Mart
Locate the Milton General Hospital poster on the northwestern wall of the mart and get to the magazine stand on its right; the magazine is on the stand.

U.S. Covert Operations Manual
Location: USAF Satellite Station Olivia
There is a desk with a mini nuke on it inside the computer room that can be unlocked by the terminal located on the southeastern interior. Look for it on top of that table.

Location: Lexington: Switchboard
There is an executive office above the open office and stairwell area. Look for it on a desk inside that office, beside the terminal.

Wasteland Survival Guide
Location: Ranger Cabin
Look for the magazine inside the cabin on top of a sidetable. This allows you to heal 50 percent more from veggies and fruits.

Location: Gorski Cabin
There is a metal desk beside thee journal terminal inside the underground bunker; the table has the magazine. Due to this, insects will cause five percent less damage to you.

Location: Sunshine Tidings Co-op
Get inside the cabin near silos and look for the magazine on the floor near the mattress. This allows you to heal 50 percent more from irradiated packaged food and drink.

North Central Commonwealth

You’re S.P.E.C.I.A.L.! & Astoundingly Awesome Tales
Location: Outpost Zimonja
You will find this issue in the workshop. With this you regenerate 1 point of Health for every minute.

Location: Skylanes Flight 1981
You will find this issue inside the toilet under the cockpit. This lets you deal five percent extra damage with scoped weapons.

Grognak The Barbarian
Location: Malden Middle School (Vault 75)
You will find this issue on the top floor inside the Overseer’s office. Look for it on the bed.

Massachusetts Surgical Journal
Location: Parsons State Insane Asylum
At the last floor of the facility there are Lorenzo’s living quarters, the magazine is in there.

Location: Medford Memorial Hospital
You can find this on the floor above the main lobby inside the filing and storage room. Look for it on the west side balcony.

Location: Med-Tek Research
You can find this near the Prevent on the lowest floor on sub-level; look for it on the central lab table.

Picket Fences
Location: Saugus Ironworks
You can find this in the blast furnace area; look for it on the catwalk below the steamer trunk.

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