"So there's two ways this can go-- either you give us your stuff and live-- I mean, hell, you can--you can join us, you could become one of us. Or we wait for you all to die, tryin' to make things work. But either way, I end up with that gun on your hip and whatever else I want. That's not a threat, that's just the way it goes."
Melvin offering Madison Clark a choice.[src]

The Vultures are a group of hostile survivors introduced in Season 4 of AMC's Fear The Walking Dead. They are led by a man named Melvin and served as the primary antagonists of the first half of Season 4.


Pre-Apocalypse

Nothing is known about the lives of any of the Vultures prior to or as the outbreak began.

Post-Apocalypse

At some point following the outbreak, these survivors began to approach other settlements and wait for them to die so they could take all their supplies and resources for themselves. The Vultures also became adept at herding the dead into secure locations and marked these secure locations with flags telling of the number of dead inside. At some point before approaching the Dell Diamond settlement, they found a young girl named Charlie and recruited her as one of their spies.

In the aftermath of an attack that destroyed the Dell Diamond Baseball Stadium, the Vultures are hunted relentlessly by the survivors of the Dell Diamond. Following the deaths of Nick and Ennis, the two groups meet at a horse track where a massive gunfight breaks out, wiping out the Vultures except for Charlie and June who leave with Morgan Jones, John Dorie, and Althea.

Members

Formerly

Deaths

Killed Victims

Appearances

TV Series

Season 4

Trivia

  • This group bears similarities to "The Wolves", a primary antagonistic group of hostile survivors in The Walking Dead in the sense that both of these groups are named after predatory animals and both consist of bandits and scavengers and both are adept at herding the dead.
  • While the Vultures are gathered outside of the Dell Diamond Baseball Stadium during the daytime in "Another Day in the Diamond", actual vultures can be seen flying overhead.
  • The group's name is similar to what real life vultures do; being that they wait around for people to die instead of killing.
Fear The Walking Dead Groups
Madison's GroupCalifornia Highway PatrolLos Angeles Police DepartmentCalifornia Army National GuardConnor's PiratesMexican NavyLos HermanosLa ManasOscar's GroupBrandon's GroupOtto Family Survivalist OrganizationHopi TribeThe ProctorsLeland's GroupThe VulturesClayton's GroupMorgan's GroupCRMLogan's CrewAnnie's GroupVirginia's Pioneers
Fear The Walking Dead Characters
Clark Family AliciaNicholasMadison
Manawa Family TravisChristopherElizabeth
Los Angeles CynthiaMariaPatrickAdamDouglasWilliamAmirDennisNedaHectorSusanPeterJoannaGladysMr. CruzJontiCalvinGloria
Paul R. Williams High School TobiasRussellBrandonArtMatt
L.A.P.D. GonzalesLaneHendersonFinleyRichards
Salazar Family DanielOfeliaGriselda
National Guard Compound VictorAndrewColeRichardsCastroHodgesScottMcElroyJonesJohnsonFrenchGraceBethanyShihMelvinWillimasMoyersVrakking
Catrina Island, California SethGeorgeHarryMelissaWilla
Flight 462 AlexJakeMichaelAlanTomIan
Connor's Pirates JackVidaConnorBenBreannahReed
Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California SofiaJuanJavierRamonJorgeLuisCeliaThomasVazquezMiguel
La Manas Gael
Brandon's Group BrandonDerekJames
Suarez Family ElíasAngelicaBenitoSara
La Colonia LucianaReynaldoAlejandroFranciscoAnaLauraOlivieroAlonso
Los Hermanos MarcoAntonioRamiro
Rosarito Beach Hotel ElenaHectorAvaIleneAndrésOscarJessicaMrs. DiazCharles
Broke Jaw Ranch TroyChristineErinPatBobBlakeDaxKerryStanGabePaulMrs. TwomeyJakeCooperTerranceJeremiahJosephJimmieGretchenKathyVernonMikePhilMarthaRussellCharleneWillyTracy
Gonzalez Dam LolaEverardoEfraínDanteOthónJ.C.Pablito
Black Hat Reservation QaletaqaLeeMartaJoséJohnKlah
El Bazar MariaJohnnyMatarifeEddie
The Proctors JohnNineteenNineEleven
Texas JohnAltheaJuneDwightTessWesSlimRyanMollyBetaSerenaCharlesBenQuinn
Virginia MorganPaulCarolRick
Leland's Group LelandHardyBill
Dell Diamond Baseball Stadium ColeVivianDouglas
The Vultures CharlieMelvinEdgarIngridEnnis
Mississippi WendellSarahMarthaJimHank
C&L Freight Services RollieDorisLoganClaytonPurvisStevie
Camp Cackleberry DylanMaxAnnie
CRM IsabelleBeckett
Lonestar Power & Light GraceRobertMichael
The Caravan PhilippePeteDom
Temple B'nai Israel Jacob
Virginia's Pioneers VirginiaJanisEllenCleveKennethTerrenceHoltTom
Miscellaneous Survivors DianaStevenMr. MagañaMrs. Magaña
Animals Skidmark
Walkers ShelbyEllenSalyanTintosJohnsonChristinaKimberly
Alive characters appear in green. Dead characters appear in red and italics. Unknown characters appear in blue. Undead characters appear in gray and italics.
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