Fallout 4 Level 4 Merchants Locations Guide

Fallout 4 Level 4 Merchants locations, how you can unlock and get them to visit your settlement and open the stores.

There is a total of 8 Special Merchants that you can convince to join your settlement in Fallout 4, after which you can assign them to appropriate stores. Doing this will allow you to gain access to some extremely rare and unique items.

This guide details the locations of all these Special Merchants that you can hire, including what they specialize in and what their requirements are.

Level 4 Merchants locations in Fallout 4

Level 4 Merchants (also known as Expert Merchants) in Fallout 4 possess unique inventory items in addition to level 1-3 merchant items; they also have a higher cap balance and must be recruited to join your settlement. Do note that not all of these will come easily and join you; some have a ‘Minimum Population’ requirement to be met to recruit them. They also require level 3 shops, but you can recruit them at any player level.

The Scribe – Armor Specialist

Appropriate Store: Armor Emporium
Population Demand: 10

You meet The Scribe during Random Encounter: Workshop Armor Vendor.

Doc Anderson – Clinic Specialist

Appropriate Store: Surgery Center
Population Demand: 20


You meet Doc Anderson during Random Encounter: The Walking Wounded.

Ann Hargraves – Clothing Specialist

Appropriate Store: Clothing Emporium
Population Demand: N/A

You need to head over to Vault 81 to recruit Ann Hargraves.

Ron Staples – Food & Drink Specialist

Appropriate Store: Restaurant
Population Demand: 20

You meet Ron Staples during Random Encounter: Time to Party.

Vault-Tec Rep.

Appropriate Store: Trading Emporium
Population Demand: N/A

You need to head over to Goodneighbor in order to recruit Vault-Tec Rep.


Appropriate Store: Trading Emporium
Population Demand: N/A

You meet during Rylee Random Encounter: Rylee the Trader.

Holt Combes

Appropriate Store: Trading Emporium
Population Demand: N/A

You need to head over to Vault 81 in order to recruit Holt Combes.

Smiling Larry – Weapons Specialist

Appropriate Store: Weapons Emporium
Population Demand: 30

You meet during Smiling Larry Random Encounter: Smiling Larry.

How to get level 4 merchants with console commands

If you can’t be bothered with recruiting each level 4 merchant in Fallout 4, you can make use of console commands to cheat your way into getting them with no effort. This method also completely negates the population requirement.

To do so, firstly, open up the console command box using the ‘~’ key. Next type in any of the following commands to recruit your vendor of choice:

The Scribe: 0010d56d.moveto player

Doc Anderson: 00190047.moveto player

Anne Hargraves: 00036d72.moveto player

Ron Staples: 00192357.moveto player

Vault-Tec Rep: 00031fb4.moveto player

Rylee: 0003eff3.moveto player

Fallout 4 Level 4 Merchant Mods

If you’re having trouble with getting the Level 4 merchants to spawn in Fallout 4, you can use mods to circumvent this issue. While there are several mods present, ‘Level 4 Merchants Improved’ spawns all of them in the same location (the Dugout Inn) which allows you to have a set area to recruit them. This mod can be found on NexusMods and can be installed directly into the games directory.

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