Fallout Shelter 12+

A Better Life, Underground


    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


Fallout Shelter puts you in control of a state-of-the-art underground Vault from Vault-Tec. Build the perfect Vault, keep your Dwellers happy, and protect them from the dangers of the Wasteland.

Create a brighter future…underground! Select from a variety of modern-day rooms to turn an excavation beneath 2,000 feet of bedrock into the very picture of Vault Life.

Get to know your Dwellers and lead them to happiness. Find their ideal jobs and watch them flourish. Provide them with outfits, weapons, and training to improve their abilities.

Turn worthless junk into useful items with Crafting! Customize the look of any dweller in the Barbershop.

A well-run Vault requires a variety of Dwellers with a mix of skills. Build a Radio Room to attract new Dwellers. Or, take an active role in their personal lives; play matchmaker and watch the sparks fly!

Send Dwellers above ground to explore the blasted surface left behind and seek adventure, handy survival loot, or unspeakable death. Find new armor and weapons, gain experience, and earn Caps. But don’t let them die!

From time to time, idyllic Vault life may be disrupted by the dangers of post-nuclear life. Prepare your Dwellers to protect against threats from the outside…and within.

Vault-Tec has provided the tools, but the rest is up to you. What are you waiting for? Get started building your Vault today for FREE.

*** App Store Best of 2015 ***
Mobile Game of the Year - 2016 DICE Awards
Winner 2015 Golden Joystick Best Handheld/Mobile Game

“Bethesda's first entry into iOS gaming is awesome. Game of the Week" - TouchArcade
"Probably the best game of E3 2015” – Gizmodo
"Fallout Shelter is simple to play and addictive as hell." - GameZone

** Requires iOS 10 or later. Requires at least an iPhone 6S Plus, iPad Air 2, or iPad mini 4 **

This app offers in-app purchases. Please note that you may disable in-app purchasing directly from your device. For more information, visit http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4213.

What’s New

Version 1.18

Vault-Tec is proud to announce that Wilzig, Overseer Betty and Hank are joining the Vault-Tec simulation along with a Pre-War Cooper Howard in his iconic business suit.
And no vault is complete without it’s very own Rollerbrain pet to join your dwellers roaming the vault and exploring the Wasteland.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
32.7K Ratings

32.7K Ratings

Editors' Notes

Ever wondered what life’s really like in the Fallout games’ underground vaults? Experience all the challenges of running a post-apocalyptic community—from building gardens and power plants to playing matchmaker for your citizens. Eavesdropping on their goofy conversations never gets old, and an adorable art style à la Fallout’s Pip-Boy cartoons will make series fans swoon. It’s not all lighthearted hijinks, though: Whether at home or exploring the Wasteland, your people will face raiders and other dangers.

thesimpletrueth ,

Such a great game!!!!!!

This game is very fun to play and I find myself playing it all the time. I had a look at other reviews and some where quite confusing. One said that mole rats are annoying and another said the Deathclaws and Radscorpions ruin the game. I have versed all of them and they are not that hard to defeat. You just need to know the pattern for the Deathclaw and the Radscorpions tell you which room they will attack next. Not too hard. (You just need a few stimpacks at the ready). I just love this game though. I am now looking at buying the board game. I also love the idea of Mr. Handy, it is a work of art!!! A review said that the game plays on in the background. I don’t see this as a problem and if I’m worried some thing bad will happen I will just close it (by double clicking the home button and then swiping the app up) and this works perfectly fine. This game is also one of the first games I actually enjoy and it has no Ads!!!!! The only time you would watch an ad is if you want to get either caps, nuka-cola quantum bottles, crates, and pets (and you can select the option if you want to watch the ad). Another time you might watch an ad is if you wanted a guaranteed rush which you can select. If you are still reading I am quite impressed as this is a long review, but a long review is a detailed review. I would defiantly recommend this app if you are interested in getting a very fun and entertaining game.
Thanks for the app Bethesda!!!!

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This game is really really good. It does a lot of things right.

I got super addicted because of the fallout show and after playing it for a bit, there are some things lacking. (However I’m only on 57 people atm so if I’ve mention stuff that I haven’t unlocked yet that’s my bad.)

I only want the team to KEEP updating and adding more stuff, it’s got potential to be an awesome game. However you need to do more updates than once a month, to keep it nice and fresh. Just some ideas I’d like to see

1. The combat is extremely repetitive and boring.
2. More buildings, maybe the choice to be a sustainable vault that uses more food instead of power
3. The attacks on the vault are cool but once you put some people in the vault room, they just become annoying and useless and they all just die in the first vault room. What’s the point?
4. The wasteland and quests have HUGE potential, would love to see more put into that.
5. Would love to have a family tree system, so you can see who is the son of who, who is the mother of who.
6. Some type of aging, tracking of time in the game. Then you can see how long you last, let’s say if raids become more dangerous and could wipe out your vault, it could create some replayability

These are just off the top of my head but the game is awesome and I only hope it gets stuff added to it and improves. Keep up the great work!

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