Welcome back to Inside the Vault! Recently we unveiled our 2021 Roadmap and answered your questions through an AMA with our developers. This week we’re focusing on new content coming to you with Update 26: Locked & Loaded, specifically the new additions to Daily Ops!

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With our Locked & Loaded update, we’re bringing you an all-new update to Daily Ops! Including a new game mode, locations, mutations, enemy types and rewards.

Join Steeve Massey (Lead Level Designer) and Justin Nesbit (Senior Level Designer) for a deeper look at the updates coming to Daily Ops:


In the brand-new Decryption Mode, your mission is to disable three Radio Interceptors for Vernon Dodge. You’ll need to hunt for three enemy “Code Carriers,” and then take them down to get a special code you can use to disable a Radio Interceptor. Be careful, though! For every Code Carrier you take down, the enemy waves will become even more deadly. Enemies will continue until you take down the final boss and pulled the plug on the final interceptor.

You’ll be able to experience Decryption Mode and other Daily Op modes in all new locations. We’ve added Vault 96, Watoga Raider Arena, and West Tek Research Center.


We’ve added Scorched, Mothman Cultists, and Mole Miners to the pool of randomized enemy types you may encounter in any Daily Ops mode.

In addition, enemies you encounter inside Daily Ops have unique mutations that bring their own unique challenges to each Operation you complete. In Decryption, enemies have a default mutation called Savage Strike, which causes enemy attacks to be more deadly by ignoring your armor resistances. In addition to Savage Strike, we’ve added several more mutations to keep you on your toes:

  • Toxic Blood: On death, enemies leave behind poisonous hazards.
  • Group Regeneration: Enemies emit an aura that heals other enemies in the area.
  • Swift Footed: Enemies have increased movement speed.

After you’ve blasted your way through these updates, you’ll also experience all-new rewards to the Daily Ops pool! Including new Covert Scout Armor, which has some built-in stealthy utility. We’re also adding plans for the “Unstoppable Monster” and “Medical Malpractice” legendary weapons, and a variety of new plans for objects you can build in your C.A.M.P.


Players who own Fallout 76 on bethesda.net can jump into our Public test Server and try out our Locked & Loaded update right now! Test out the new Daily Ops, C.A.M.P. Slots, SPECIAL Loadouts, and more! Players who play for one hour a day for three days or more will earn a Pennant to display at their CA.M.P.s at a later date.

Our recent updates to the PTS have also included Mannequins. Simply place down a display and assign items to it to display all your hard-earned rare outfits!

We’d love to continue to hear your feedback on these new features in our PTS forums here.


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The Purveyor is feeling generous this weekend! Swing by the Rusty Pick and check out all her offerings. She has offered 25% off Legendary Weapons and Armor just for you!

  • Start: Thursday, April 8 12:00 p.m. ET
  • End: Monday, April 12 12:00 p.m. ET

We hope you’ve enjoyed this in-depth look at the new additions coming to Daily Ops on April 27th with our Locked & Loaded update! Until next time.