Fallout 76 Ultracite Armour: Locations & Mods

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For those unaware of what the Ultracite Armour is, the Ultracite is easily one of the most powerful versions of power armour in Fallout 76, offering great ballistic protection. It is the armor of choice for heading into areas dense with the Scorched or facing off against Vertibots.

Key Takeaways

  • One of Fallout 76’s best power armor options, the Ultracite provides excellent ballistic defense.

Steps to obtain it:

  1. Start the quest at Abby’s bunker.
  2. Reach Camp Venture and head to the ‘Command Center.
  3. Continue to Fort Defiance, turn on the circuit breaker, and search for clues.
  4. Enter the Capitol Building, use the terminal to go to Department B, and speak with the BOT.
  5. Return to Brotherhood Headquarters, use your government ID on the top-floor terminal.
  6. Synchronize transponders in 5 locations and retrieve “Lieutenant Elizabeth Taggerdy’s ID” from Scorchers’ remains.
  7. Access a terminal, use Ultracite Power Armor and Ultimate Solution.
  8. Visit the quest marker terminal in Fort Defiance for final steps.
  9. Optionally, collect a Bobblehead next to the terminal on a desk.

Abby’s Bunker

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Abby’s Bunker Location

Part ofThe Mire
CraftingTinker's workbench
EnemiesChance for normal spawns
Chance for scorched variant spawns
QuestsThe Missing Link
Early Warnings
Reassembly Required
Coming to Fruition
Defiance Has Fallen
KeywordsFast travel destination
Outdoors theme
Interior cell
The Mire location
Large loot scale

TerminalsAbbie's Bunker terminals

First things first, you will need to head to Abby’s bunker – as shown on the map – where you will need to activate the quest: Defiance Has Fallen. In order to do this, you will need to enter the bunker and head over to ‘Abby’s Terminal.’ At this stage, you will be able to access this quest by selecting ‘Fort Defiance’ on the terminal, then go ahead and initiate the quest.

Camp Venture

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Camp Venture

Part ofThe Mire, Appalachia
FactionsFree States (formerly)
Brotherhood of Steel (formerly)
Taggerdy's Thunder (formerly)

CraftingArmor workbench
Weapons workbench
Chemistry station
Power armor station
Tinker's workbench

LeadersSen. Knight Ted Wilson
Chance for normal spawns
Chance for scorched variant spawns

QuestsDefiance Has Fallen
Point of Interest
Cranberry Bog location
Fast travel destination
Outdoors theme
Large loot scale

TerminalsCamp Venture terminals

Upon arrival at Camp Venture, you will enter the camp and head for the ‘Command Centre’ You will have the option to either follow the quest marker to find the passcode or pick the lock – picking the lock is usually easier. When you are inside, head for the desk in front of you and pick up the letter titled ‘Letter To Tommy.’ This will now enable you to head to the ‘Brotherhood Headquarters’, where you will follow the next step.

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Letter To Tommy

The Brotherhood Headquarters 

Fort Defiance (Brotherhood Headquarters)

TypeMilitary organization
FoundersElizabeth Taggerdy,Roger Maxson,Taggerdy's Thunder
LeadersElizabeth Taggerdy ,Ted Wilson[1
HQFort Defiance
ParentBrotherhood of Steel
RelatedUS Army Rangers
Taggerdy's Thunder

You’ve reached Fort Defiance. To proceed, enter the Brotherhood Headquarters and activate the circuit breaker. Follow the quest marker to the second floor, where you’ll find a button prompt to restore power. Afterward, head down to the next marker, where you’ll encounter a notice board that advances the questline.

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Final Stand Note

Once you have obtained this note, you will need to follow the quest marker back up the stairs via the elevator – which you soon realise you are unable to use because of the laser gate that is blocking it.

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Laser Gate For Elevator

To proceed, take the stairs instead of the elevator. Your quest marker leads to a terminal requesting a military ID, which you currently lack. Your task now is to search for clues.

Turn left, head down the corridor to the end, and enter the bedroom. Collect any journal entries on tables and bookshelves. This action updates your quest and prompts you to obtain a military ID for the next step.

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Sleeping Quarters

The Capital Building 

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Part ofThe Mall
Seward Square

FactionsUnited States Congress (pre-War)
Talon Company
Enclave (after The Waters of Life)

Metro exitsPresidential metro
TerminalsThe Capitol Building terminal entries
CreaturesSuper mutants

Once you have arrived at the Capitol Building, enter and use the terminal on your left as you walk through the door. When you have access to the terminal, you will be required to fill out some information – the choices you make do not effect the quest progress – so choose as you please. After that, head over to Department B and speak with the BOT to move forward.

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Department B

When you have spoken to the BOT, head to the terminal just opposite and ‘boot up Department B’. Be prepared as you will need to fight off a horde of enemies after you have completed this action. Next, head to the new quest marker to obtain the junk mail and return it to the robot in order to move onto the next step.

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Junk Mail Quest Item

When you have returned, the ever so helpful BOT at department B will inform you that you require some documents from the courthouse. You will then need to access the documents in the courthouse which is attached the building that you are currently in. After this, you can go back to Department B, where you will be directed to Department C.

Next, after you have completed the following quest objectives in the Capitol Building, you will then move onto the next step.

Return To Fort Defiance 

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Return To Fort Defiance

Part ofCranberry Bog, Appalachia
FactionsBrotherhood of Steel (formerly)
CraftingArmor workbench
Weapons workbench
Chemistry station
Power armor station
Tinker's workbench

EventsLine in the Sand
Line in the Sand (Aliens)

TerminalsFort Defiance terminal entries
QuestsBelly of the Beast
Defiance Has Fallen
Heart of the Enemy
Recruitment Blues
Ground Zero
LeadersBenjamin Yates-Rutledge (pre-War)
Head Doctor Kessle (pre-War)
Paladin Elizabeth Taggerdy (formerly)
Senior Knight Ted Wilson (formerly)
Feral ghouls
Mole rats
Workspaces• Armor workbench
• Weapons workbench
• Chemistry station
• Cooking station
• Power armor station
• Tinker's workbench
RobotsASAM turret
Cell nameAlleghenyAsylumExt
AlleghenyAsylum01 (interior)
KeywordsFast travel destination
Asylum theme
Small loot scale
Cranberry Bog location

You have arrived back at the Brotherhood Headquarters; you can now use your lovely new government ID to access the terminal on the top floor you could not access earlier. The elevators that were blocked initially are now accessible. Take the elevator and follow the quest markers until you prompt a new quest title, ‘Belly Of The Beast,’ found via one of the terminals.

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Belly Of The Beast Quest

Transponder Locations 

To complete this section, follow the locations marked on your map after synchronizing each transponder. There are a total of 5 locations, all teeming with enemies and scorched beasts. Make sure you’re fully equipped and prepared for combat.

Once you’ve eliminated threats at all locations and synchronized the transponders, search the remains of the Scorched beasts to acquire ‘Lieutenant Elizabeth Taggerdy’s ID’. This marks the final step. Exit the cave and return to ‘Fort Defiance’. Congratulations on your progress!

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Enjoy Your Armour 

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Final Step

Ultracite Power Armor Stats:

Physical Resistance453
Electrical Resistance393
Radiation Resistance393

Now that you have arrived back at Fort Defiance for the millionth time – you can now head to the terminal prompted by the quest marker. Before you do so, if you look next to the terminal on the desk, there is a Bobblehead collectible you can take with you.

On the terminal you will follow these steps:

  • Ultracite Power Armour
  • Ultimate Solution

And there you have it. You are now one proud owner of the Ultracite Power Armour. This guide will enable you to complete this quest in about an hour – or less if you are faster. If you found this guide useful, be sure to check out our future guides at this very site.

The Guide has now been updated twice in May, 2021 with additional information.

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