Fallout 76 Has A New Challenge Where Players Are Trying To Contract All Diseases For Atoms

Fallout 76 Has A New Challenge Where Players Are Trying To Contract All Diseases For Atoms
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Ever since Fallout 76 launched back in 2018, it has been met with mixed reviews. On one hand, the game’s massive West Virginia landscapes are a pleasure traversing through with a large party. Then when you try going at it solo, the game feels void of any real emotion and fun activities to enjoy. Most of this can be attributed to the RPG’s lack of NPCs. Bethesda has since acknowledged these shortcomings and are in fact bringing them out in the upcoming Wastelanders update.

It’s currently set to come out on April 7, but in the meantime, there have been a lot of users making the most out of this polarizing title. A select group of players have done so by trying to contract all known diseases in the game. It’s actually an in-game challenge that many are pursuing at the moment, even at the expense of their player’s health.

There are a wide variety of ways you can become infected throughout your journeys in Fallout 76. For example, simply walking through water can net you some unsavory parasites. Or you could be minding your own business and suddenly contract blood worms from cockroaches. The list of diseases seems endless.

That’s why many are taking up the challenge. They want to join the elite group of players who became walking hosts for disease and parasites. According to many users, getting some of them has proven very difficult. Such is the case for the disease referred to as the Whoopsies. It’s one of the rarer illnesses in the game that can only be transmitted through a Mirelurk Queen. She’s a pretty formidable opponent that you have to approach cautiously.

Not only that, but in order to contract Whoopsies, you have to let one of her hatchlings bite you. Even then there are no guarantees because some of them are not carriers. Needless to say, there have been many who’ve tried and failed at catching the Whoopsies. The few players that have been successful remark that luck was just on their side.

Regardless of your disease-seeking accomplishments in Fallout 76, it seems like a fun challenge that should tide you over until the major Wastelanders update hits. Even though this game started off pretty rocky, there have been users making the most of it. That’s inspiring and a lot of people in the industry could take note. If you haven’t visited Fallout 76 in a while, this latest challenge may be just what you need to bring back the excitement.