Do followers in Fallout 4 have any perks?

The player character can select perks that increase weapon damage or add other effects.

Do your followers have any of these?

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  • 3 Solutions collect form web for “Do followers in Fallout 4 have any perks?”

    No, companions themselves do not have perks that you can select but they will grant additional perks if you make them happy enough. These perks are as follows:


    25% faster AP regeneration if your HP is below 25%


    +10 Damage Resistance against robot’s energy attacks


    Heal 100 HP when your HP drops below 10%


    20% more sneak attack and 20% increase in Stealth Boy duration

    John Hancock

    25% more Critical Hit if you have more than 250 RADs


    20% greater chance to hit in VATS

    Nick Valentine

    1 more guess when hacking, additionally, the wait time if you fail a hack is decreased by 50% if Nick is your current companion at the time

    Paladin Danse

    20% more damage against ghouls, super mutants and synths


    Double XP for completing speech challenges and discovering new locations on the map

    Preston Garvey

    20% Damage Resistance and 20% more damage when outnumbered


    20% more melee damage if your HP is below 25%


    Increases Energy Resistance by 20


    Not talking about actual perks in the game but as per the comments there are some unofficial perks relating to Dogmeat, in that he doesn’t count as a companion in terms of Lone Wanderer, doesn’t talk to you, and doesn’t judge your actions. For all intents and purpose, having Dogmeat with you is like not having a companion with you while having a companion with you.

    Actually yes, they have perks for themselves, mostly sneak 1-4, so they dont blow your cover. You can play around with mods to give them more perks.

    I’ve choked on many running quests with strong. He’s hilarious if you choose aggressive/rude dialogue options with people, he will chime in and back you up. His high carry weight is useful too and if you get him his heavy armor and a supersledge, he does great at keeping rushers and hounds off while you snipe. I just wish I could make him take drugs, I’d keep him high 24/7.

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