With faction missions, crafting, exploration, and, of course, finishing the main story, there is a lot to keep players busy in Fallout 4. However, throughout the world there are a number of collectables. Some are purely cosmetic, but items like the Vault-Tec bobbleheads can actually give players a much-needed boost. Through the Commonwealth, there are 20 little Vault Boys that, at times, can be easy to miss and difficult to track down. For the obsessive and detail-oriented explorer, they will have no problem collection all 20, but for everyone else, here is where to find all these stat-boosting collectables.

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Agility Bobblehead

Location: The FMS Northern Star wreck
Bonus: Agility permanently increased by 1

Located in the southern bit of the map just southwest of Spectacle Island, you will have to fight raiders and mirelurks up to the very highest point of the ship. Mr. Agility will be perched on the back end of the highest point, pensively looking out towards the sea.

Barter Bobblehead

Location: Longneck Lukowski's Cannery
Bonus: Prices are permanently lowered by 5%.

In the northeast area of the map on the mainland north of Nahant Island, Longneck Lukowski's Cannery is a place you'll only want to try and tackle with high lock picking skills and a lot of bobbing pins. Making your way to the upper level of the cannery, Mr. Barter will be sitting on an office desk.

Big Guns Bobblehead

Location: Vault 95
Bonus: Permanent 25% increase to critical damage with heavy weapons

Located to the far southwest, just off the Glowing Sea, Mr. Big Guns is perched atop a radio inside the deepest room of Vault 95's living quarters. There are some seriously powerful enemies in the vault as well as a number of traps, so beware.

Charisma Bobblehead

Location: Parsons State Insane Asylum
Bonus: Charisma permanently increase by 1

The Parsons State Insane Asylum is in the northeast corner of the map near to the border. While walking around Diamond City, you will get a quest to go investigate it.  However, after killing the mercenaries outside, you will find it locked up tight. To gain entrance, go talk to Edward Deegan who can be found in the Dugout Inn or Colonial Taphouse in Diamond City or the Third Rail in Goodneighbor. There have been reports that he has glitched out of existence, if that is the case, you may need to wait for a patch. After completing Deegan's Emogene Takes a Lover and Special Delivery quests, the Secret of Cabot House quest will take you into the Asylum. Following the quest direction, Mr. Charisma will be sitting on a desk.

Endurance Bobblehead

Location: Poseidon Energy
Bonus: Endurance permanently increased by 1

Poseidon Energy is found immediately west of where you found Mr. Agility on the FMS Northern Star. There are actually two ways of getting to this collectable. If you have good hacking skills, you can hack the rooftop entrance in the central metal hut, fight the guards and find Mr. Endurance sitting on a table next to a terminal. If you aren't a great hacker, you will have to take a swim in the river and enter via the sewer entrance and fight some mirelurks.

Energy Weapons Bobblehead

Location: Fort Hagen
Bonus: Permanent 25% increase to critical damage with energy weapons

A main story quest will take you into Fort Hagen, so this one is easy to find. In the Command Center kitchen, Mr. Energy Weapons is sitting snugly between to refrigerators.

Explosives Bobblehead

Location: Saugus Ironworks
Bonus: Explosive damage permanently increased by 15%

For the Minutemen quests, you may have a quest that sends you to Finch Farms. His rescue quest will send you inside the Saugus Ironworks directly to the north of the farm across the lake.  Flame-loving cultists make tackling this compound a real pain, but Mr. Explosives is located inside the final room where the boss for the quest is (he has a flaming sword, so look for that). Look for him on the upper catwalks.

Intelligence Bobblehead

Location: Boston Public Library
Bonus: Intelligence permanently increased by 1

As one would expect, the Boston Public Library is smack-dab in the middle of Boston not far from the river.  In the back room of the library, Mr. Intelligence sits smugly on top of a series of computer terminals.

Lock Picking Bobblehead

Location: Pickman Gallery
Bonus: Lock picking is now easier

Located at the mouth of the river in Boston (north of Railroad HQ), Pickman Gallery hides Mr. Lock Picking in the basement between two pillars right near Pickman himself.

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Luck Bobblehead

Location: Spectacle Island
Bonus: Luck permanently increased by 1

Spectacle Island is that big island off the coast in the southeast corner of the map. As it is only accessible by swimming, be prepared to catch some rads. Once on the island, Mr. Luck is found on the southern portion of the island in a locker on a beached ship.

Medicine Bobblehead

Location: Vault 81
Bonus: Stimpaks heal 10% more

Tucked away west of the Boston metropolis, the hardest part of getting Mr. Medicine is getting into Vault 81. Bring three fusion cores with you to barter past the doorman, let the doctor take a sample of your fluids, and then leave. A few days later, you can come back and get a new quest that allows you into another vault area where Mr. Medicine will be sitting on Curie's (a recruitable companion) desk.

Melee Bobblehead

Location: Trinity Tower
Bonus: Permanent 25% increase in critical damage to melee weapons

After listening to Trinity Tower radio in Boston, follow the Curtain Call quest up to the top of the tower. You'll rescue Rex and Strong (another recruitable companion) and Mr. Melee will be located in the same cage you just rescued them from.

Perception Bobblehead

Location: Concord Museum of Freedom
Bonus: Perception is permanently increased by 1

As the first quest you get, this will likely be your first collectable. Inside the Minutemen safe room, Mr. Perception will be sitting on a table, as plain as day.

Repair Bobblehead

Location: Corvega Assembly Plant
Bonus: Fusion cores last 10% longer

The Minutemen quest The First Step will lead you into the Corvega Assembly Plant. Mr. Repair will be found on the southwest outer catwalk amongst some clutter.

Science Bobblehead

Location: Vault 75 below Malden Middle School
Bonus: One extra guess when hacking

Malden Middle School is located in the northeast quadrant near its western border. Below the school is Vault 75. Inside, you will need to kill some raiders, and fight up to the upper floor to kill the leader. Take his access card and use it to enter the locked door you passed on your way in. Mr. Science is just sitting on the desk.

Small Guns Bobblehead

Location: Gunners Plaza
Bonus: Permanent 25% increase to critical damage with ballistic weapons

Located in the central south section of the map just before the land fades into swamp, Gunners Plaza needs to be entered from the roof. From there, you will need to fight raiders all to the basement and kill the leader for his key. Use the elevator to go up again and enter the locked double doors. Kill some more raiders and take Mr. Small Guns off the desk.

Sneak Bobblehead

Location: Dunwich Borers
Bonus: Take 5% less damage from robots

Dunwich Borers is located northeast of the Saugus Ironworks. Be well prepared because there are some tough enemies those mines. Follow the trail until you find a metal post marked with a '4', Mr. Sneak is around the corner on a desk.

Speech Bobblehead

Location: Vault 114 below Park Street Station
Bonus: All merchants have 100 more caps

Finding this vault is easy, a main story quest takes you right in. Once you find Nick Valentine, check behind him on a desk to find Mr. Speech.

Strength Bobblehead

Location: Mass Fusion Building
Bonus: Strength permanently increased by 1

Although late story missions will take you here, it is best to go to Mass Fusion beforehand. It is located across the river from Boston. Mr. Strength is located in the upper reaches of the building in the room overlooking the lobby. He sits atop a metal structure behind a bench.

Unarmed Bobblehead

Location: Atom Cats
Bonus: Permanent 25% gain to unarmed critical damage

North of Poseidon Energy where you found Mr. Endurance, the Mr. Unarmed will be in a warehouse near the back of the Atom Cats compound. He sits challenging you to fistycuffs atop a rusted out car.

Need More Help?

If your having trouble finding the locations of these collectables (I know my word pictures may not be enough), I highly recommend this Fallout 4 interactive map.