The Sole Survivor Persuading Codsworth to reveal more information

"Charisma Persuasion", or just "Persuasion", is a gameplay mechanic in Fallout 4.


At times, people will withhold informaion or caps. You can attempt to persuade them into sharing both.

The difficutly of successfully persuading someone is indicated by color:

  • Yellow - easy
  • Orange - medium
  • Red - hard

To improve the chances of successful persuasion, increase your Charisma


  • In the quest Out of Time, you can ask Codsworth "You Okay?" to get him to confess on how he is truly feeling.

Strategy Guide/Tips[edit]

  • You get some experience points for each successful persuasion.