Wasteland 3 Companions Guide – Recruit Companions, Weapons, Skills, Locations

Wasteland 3 companions

Wasteland 3 has multiple companions that you can recruit for your party. Each companion must be recruited during certain missions in Wasteland 3. Through companions, you can get weapons, skills, and more. In this guide, we will explain how to recruit every companion in Wasteland 3.

While there are many characters you can get for your party, only two can be active at a time. There are two types of companions in Wasteland 3, story companions and generic companions.

How to Recruit Companions in Wasteland 3

First, we will discuss the story companions. Wasteland 3 has 8 story companions you can recruit that bring new skills, weapons, and more to your HQ.

How to Recruit Marshal Kwon

Marshal Kwon is a Peacekeeper who is recruited through the Full House main mission. When you recruit Kwon you can an assault rifle. His starting attributes are 4-2-4-4-3-2-4.

Skills: Automatic Weapons 5, Kiss Ass 3, Sneaky Shit 3

How to Recruit Lucia Wesson

Lucia Wesson comes with the Gunslinger background. You can recruit him through the Cornered Rats main mission of Wasteland 3. You can find Lucia Wesson inside the Marshals’ Station in Downtown Colorado Springs. Her starting stats attributes are 2-3-6-1-4-5-2. Wesson brings Small Arms to the party.

Skills: Small Arms 5, Weapon Modding 3, Barter 2 Survival 2

How to Recruit Jodie Bell

Jodie Bell has a Driver background and brings a sniper rifle to your party. You will find her at the Ranger HQ and recruit her. She can prove to be a highly valuable asset for your party. Her starting stats attributes are 4-3-5-2-2-4-3.

Skills: Sniper Rifles 5, Mechanics 4, Animal Whisperer 3, First Aid 3

How to Recruit Scotchmo

With the Hobo background comes Scotchmo and this character brings a shotgun to you. You can find and recruit Scotchmo at the Ranger HQ. Scotchmo’s starting attributes are 4-5-6-4-5-2-1.

Skills: Small Arms 7, Lockpicking 4, Sneaky Shit 4, Melee Combat 2

How to Recruit Ironclad Cordite

One of the companions in Wasteland 3 is Ironclad Cordite who can be a good addition to your party. Ironclad Cordite has a Warlord background. You can find and recruit Ironclad Cordite at the Old Survivalist Bunker. His starting attributes are 8-1-2-6-6-6-2.

Skills: Brawling 9, Leadership 5, Explosives 4, Mechanics 4

How to Recruit Fishlips

Fishlips has a Scrapper background and Bladed weapons. You can find and recruit Fishlips at the Union Station. His starting attributes are 4-2-3-8-8-4-2. Fishlips is hard to get but a worthwhile addition to your party.

Skills: Melee Combat 8, Armour Modding 7, Toaster Repair 4

How to Recruit Vic Buchanan

Vic Buchanan has the Psychopath and brings Pistols to your party in Wasteland 3. You can recruit this companion at Aspen during the Little Hell mission in Wasteland 3. His starting attributes are 6-2-9-4-4-6-6.

Skills: Small Arms 10, Big Guns 8, Hard Ass 7

How to Recruit Pizepi Joren

One of the companions in Wasteland 3 is Pizepi Joren. You can recruit Pizepi Joren during thee Little Hell mission in Aspen. Joren’s starting attributes are 4-2-8-4-4-8-6 and brings SMGs to your party.

Skills: Automatic Weapons 10, Nerd Stuff 7, Weird Science 7, First Aid 2

The following are all generic companions in Wasteland 3.

Companions  Weapons  Skills  Backgrounds
Axle  Shotguns 
  • Mechanics 2  
  • Small Arms 1  
  • Weapon Modding 1 
Mechanic 
Banshee  Sniper 
  • Sniper Rifles 2  
  • Small Arms 1  
  • Sneaky Shit 1 
Sniper 
Bison Bill  Sniper 
  • Survival 2  
  • Sniper Rifles 1  
  • First Aid 1 
Survivalist 
Zeus  Flamethrower 
  • Big Guns 2  
  • Mechanics 2  
  • Nerf Stuff 1 
Modder 
Wolf  SMGs 
  • Kiss Ass 2  
  • Automatic  
  • Weapons 1 Barter 1 
Commander 
Thunder  HMG 
  • Explosives 2  
  • Big Guns 1  
  • Armour Modding 1 
Explosives Expert 
Shellshock  Assault Rifles 
  • Automatic Weapons 2
  • Armour Modding 1
  • Leadership 1 
Trooper 
Sasquatch  Wrenches 
  • Survival 2
  • Melee Combat 1  
  • Mechanics 1 
Enforcer 
Prof.Higgs  Energy Pistols 
  • Small Arms 2  
  • Toaster Repair 2  
  • Weird Science 2 
Inventor 
Preacher  Assault Rifles 
  • Automatic Weapons 2
  • Explosives 1  
  • Leadership 1 
Trooper 
Ice  Sniper 
  • Sniper Rifles 2  
  • Sneaky Shit 2  
  • Weapon Modding 1 
Sniper 
Blackeye Betty  Knuckles 
  • Brawler 2  
  • Survival 1  
  • Hard Ass 1 
Brawler 
Butterfly  Knives 
  • Melee Combat 2
  • Lockpicking 2  
  • Sneaky Shit 1 
Infiltrator 
Crash  SMGs 
  • Nerd Stuff 2
  • Lockpicking 2  
  • Sneaky Shit 1 
Hacker 
Danny Smiles  Handguns 
  • Barter 2 Small  
  • Arms 1  
  • Hard Ass 1 
Trader 
Devlin  Assault Rifles 
  • Automatic Weapons 2
  • Armour Modding 1
  • Weapon Modding 1 
Modder 
Doc Nails  HMG 
  • Big Guns 2  
  • First Aid 2  
  • Explosives 1 
Combat Medic 

 

The aforementioned are all of the companions in Wasteland 3 and how to recruit them all.

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