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I just finished Mass Effect 3 and I was able to keep both quarians and the geth for the final push. Since this conflict is the deepest (in my opinion) among all the other conflicts between races, so I was wondering whether I can cure the genophage and still earn the salarian's support?

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Thanks for the >!. –  Adam Arold Mar 18 '12 at 15:38

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You can also gain both their support under specific circumstances.

  1. Wreave must be alive instead of Wrex.
  2. You had to destroy Maelon's data in ME2.

With Maelon's data destroyed Eve dies during the run towards the genophage distribution facility, you can then persuade Mordin that with Eve dead Wreave will have no one to control his krogan behavior and he will agree on faking the genophage cure. Wreave thinks he's cured, you get Krogan support. You didn't cure the genophage, you get Salarian support.

If Wrex is alive, the only way is by saving the council dude.

Either way is pretty heartbreaking, You either lose Wrex or you lose Thane or Kirrahe.

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The only way to not loose Thane or Kirrahe is to have lost them both during the previous games, so it's not that bad. –  kotekzot Jun 9 '13 at 21:51

Yes you can

To do so, You have to cure the Genophage, and then save the salarian councillor. (Captain Kirrahe or Thane must be alive)

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I saved the coundillor but nothing happened. I only got the STG's support. –  Adam Arold Mar 18 '12 at 15:43
    
You are supposed to have some fleat also. Was your Wrex alive? –  AdrieanKhisbe Mar 18 '12 at 15:47
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Yep. I imported my save from ME2 all of the guys were alive (except for Ashley, poor racist bastard died of a nuclear blast). –  Adam Arold Mar 18 '12 at 15:50
    
If you save the Salarian Councillor you get the war asset Salarian 3rd Fleet for 125 TMS. –  Ampersand Mar 18 '12 at 16:43
    
But at the ending Joker did not say that the salarian fleet reported in. –  Adam Arold Mar 19 '12 at 8:26

You need Wrex alive for this and need to have saved the council, inform wrex of the Salarian Councillors duplicity and Mordin will say he can bypass the safety protocol to administer the cure. When you eventually save the Salarian councillour at the Citadel the Salarians will give you their full support in thanks (Hackett will tell you this in vidcom) unfortunately you still lose Thane :-( but its the way he would of wanted to go!! RIP Thane

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