Ranger Citadel

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Ranger Citadel
WL2 Guardian Citadel View 1.png
The entrance to the citadel, still bearing the Guardian's inscribed saying.
Site
map markerRanger Citadel
Segments
sectionsOuter Citadel
Inner Citadel
Bunker
People
factionsDesert Rangers
leadersGeneral Vargas
doctorsSgt. Dr. Erik Tidemann
merchantsCpl. Solveig Sefors (exterior)
Sgt. Tobias Nelson
Lt. Min Liang Tan
 
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Here lies the last of Mankind from the Great War. Only pure souls of the innocent may pass this gate so that Mankind can once again rise from the ashes. May these gates shelter Man from self-destruction and in memory of those who have been destroyed.
~ Inscription on the gates

The Ranger Citadel is the heart of the Desert Rangers in 2102.

Background[edit | edit source]

When the Guardians of the Old Order were destroyed in 2087 by the Ranger team trying to destroy Base Cochise and its AI, their fortress, the Citadel, lay bare, bodies of the xenophobic monks and nuns littering the halls. The prime real estate did not go unused for long: The Rangers moved in, recognizing the Citadel as a much more defensible location and definitely better as an operating base than the old federal prison they were rapidly outgrowing.

After the destruction of Base Cochise and election of General Vargas to the position of Ranger commander, the efforts to restore the Citadel picked up pace. For 15 years the Rangers worked to restore it to its former glory, fixing the damage done in the assault, replenishing its stocks, gathering weapons, ammo, and recruits. By 2102 it became the nexus of their operations.

While the Rangers know most of the Citadel, the Outer Sanctum elevator continues to baffle them, the reinforced Vault doors impregnable and immune to any assault the Rangers can muster.

Layout[edit | edit source]

Exterior[edit | edit source]

Ranger Brass Knucks, recipient of spray paintCorporal Sefors, the first trader the Rangers gain access toRecruitable Rangers (replacements or support if the player doesn't have enough Rangers)Nur GiebitzExit to world mapAngela Deth, recruitable characterEntrance to the Citadel properGraveyard
Interactive map

The exterior has several characters, including Aberforth, as well as replacement Rangers (in case any fall in the line of duty or the player doesn't create enough Rangers): La Loca, Ashley Brygo, and Rook.

During the attack on the Citadel in the endgame, the map is extended to cover the land further outside the walls. Depending on the Rangers' actions in Arizona, they will be able to recruit additional support, including:

Interior[edit | edit source]

Helicopter to CaliforniaAir traffic controlMin Liang Tan, explosives vendorRick BaychowskiEvan Hawco, recruiterCaptain Mercaptain, inventorTobias Melson, quartermasterRobert BowlingGeneral Vargas and Wade WoodsonElevator belowExitGilbert "Thrasher" Sagarra, cartographerFlintlock EgglestonErik TidemannA toaster with toastRanger Museum
Interactive map

Bunker[edit | edit source]

Exit from the Interior of the CitadelMatthiasExit into the sealed-off part of the Citadel
Interactive map
  • This is the final confrontation of the game, where the rangers square off against Matthias and a veritable army of synths.

Inhabitants[edit | edit source]

Exterior[edit | edit source]

Interior[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Ranger Citadel