01 - Ain't That a Kick in the Head - Fallout: New Vegas wiki


This quest consists of character creation and serves as a tutorial for basic mechanics of the game, such as movement, camera control, and interacting with objects.


  1. Walk to the Vit-o-matic Vigor Tester.
  2. Use the Vit-o-matic Vigor Tester.
  3. Sit down on the couch in Doc Mitchell's living room.
  4. Follow Doc Mitchell to the exit.


  • 4 stimpaks
  • 18 caps
  • 6 bobby pins
  • 9mm pistol
  • 22 9mm rounds

Depending on what skills you chose to tag, some of the items you receive may be different. See below.

Tagged Skill Change in Item(s) Received
Lockpick 12 bobby pins instead of 6
Guns  43 9mm rounds instead of 22
Explosives  8 sticks of dynamite (only when neither guns nor energy weapons are tagged)
Energy Weapons  Laser pistol and 20 energy cells (only when guns is not tagged)
Melee Weapons  Straight razor
Unarmed  Boxing gloves (only when melee weapons is not tagged) 
  • Vault 21 Jumpsuit
  • Pip-Boy 3000
  • Achievement / Trophy: Ain't That a Kick in the Head

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