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Issue Data
Status: New
Issue Type: Bug Report
Project: Unofficial Fallout 4 Patch
Component: Fallout 4: Vanilla
Category: Actors
Assigned To: Nobody
Platform: Windows PC
Severity: Very Low
Votes: 0
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Opened By MauveCloud on Sep 2, 2021 7:38 pm

Issue #31596: Hardware Town - some of the corpses in the basement have unlootable clothing

 
This has confused me for years, but I finally got around to investigating why it happens. Some of the corpses in the basement when first exploring Hardware Town are effectively naked (stripped to skivvies if not using nudity mods), while others appear to be fully clothed, but have empty inventories when attempting to loot them.

I think this has to do with the script DefaultEmptyInvIntoLinkOnLoad, and only some of the corpses have a linked inventory:
[ACHR:00095942] (places Loot_CorpseTraderMale "Trader" [NPC_:000A0E3A] in GRUP Cell Temporary Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B]) - no linked inventory
[ACHR:00095943] (places Loot_CorpseSettlerMale "Settler" [NPC_:000A0E32] in GRUP Cell Temporary Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B]) - has a linked reference [REFR:0019C568] (places WoodCrate_Empty "Wooden Crate" [CONT:0004424D] in GRUP Cell Persistent Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B])
[ACHR:00095944] (places Loot_CorpseTraderFemale [NPC_:000A0E3B] in GRUP Cell Temporary Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B]) - has a linked reference [REFR:0019C568] (places WoodCrate_Empty "Wooden Crate" [CONT:0004424D] in GRUP Cell Persistent Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B])
[ACHR:00095945] (places Loot_CorpseSettlerMale "Settler" [NPC_:000A0E32] in GRUP Cell Temporary Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B]) - no linked inventory
[ACHR:00095946] (places Loot_CorpseTraderMale "Trader" [NPC_:000A0E3A] in GRUP Cell Temporary Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B]) - no linked inventory
[ACHR:00095947] (places Loot_CorpseSettlerFemale [NPC_:000A0E33] in GRUP Cell Temporary Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B]) - has a linked reference [REFR:0019C568] (places WoodCrate_Empty "Wooden Crate" [CONT:0004424D] in GRUP Cell Persistent Children of HardwareTown01 "Hardware Town" [CELL:00026F0B])
Using console commands to disable them, I confirmed that the naked corpses are the ones that had linked references, and the apparently-clothed corpses had no linked references for that script to transfer their inventory to.