Does the radio station in Fallout Shelter work?

Overview. The radio station transmits a broadcast into the wasteland in order to attract new dwellers. If the room is poorly managed, however, it may do nothing at all, or attract raiders and deathclaws. Its overall effectiveness is based on the assigned dwellers’ Charisma.

How do you activate the recruitment radio beacon?

You must construct a Recruitment Radio Beacon – place this object somewhere in the area (the tower must turn green). The radio beacon needs energy to function properly and this means that you must also place a generator nearby. Once again open the Power tab and then choose the Generator category.

Can you get rare dwellers from radio station?

Unless you can get rare dwellers on the radio the only purpose for dwellers from the radio is to get new DNA in your vault.

How do you get more dwellers on your radio?

Start broadcasting with the Radio Studio. It makes sense; no one out in the Wasteland knows your Vault is there unless you tell them. The Radio Studio costs 600 Caps to build and will give you a countdown timer to let you know the next time it might attract a Dweller to your door.

How big can a Fallout Shelter radio station get?

The Radio Studio room requires you have 20 Dwellers in your Vault before it can be unlocked. Radio rooms attract new Dwellers and improve the happiness in your Vault….Radio Studio.

Room Name Radio Studio
Room SPECIAL Charisma

Where is the recruitment radio beacon?

The beacon is found in the workbench menu under Power > Miscellaneous. The songs that play after the pre-recorded messages are the same as the Enclave Radio songs from Fallout 3. Each beacon will gradually increase the number of settlers until the maximum is reached (10 plus Charisma stat).

What attracts Deathclaws fallout shelter?


  • According to in-game information, deathclaws are more likely to attack the vault if the vault doors are opened, immediately after sending dwellers to the wasteland or on quests, and if there is a radio station broadcasting out to the wasteland.
  • Deathclaws will begin to attack when the vault has 60+ dwellers.