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I activated the Dawnguard DLC approximately three days after it's release/inception, in late June, and commenced actively playing yesterday: July fifteenth, though I had already spoke with Isran, leader of the Dawnguard, I completed what I recollect to be the first quest of Dawnguard yesterday, I recollect the sole objective simply as: 'find out what the Vampires are seeking', I proceeded to do so, rescuing Serana & returning her safely to Lord Harkon, her Father. Once acquainted with the Vampires, I decided to become one myself, accepting Lord Harkon's offer.

Note: the above information is merely a scene setter, an introduction, and is ultimately unnecessary

I am currently located in what I recollect to oblivion, in which I have located Serana's mother. I have, after much deliberation come to the conclusion that I am dissatisfied with Vampirism, and though I avidly enjoy being able to reek the plentiful benefits, I now sought to align myself with the Dawnguard, and wonder whether it is possible. Perhaps there is some path to restarting the quest itself as commencing a new game entirely seems somewhat far-fetched, and perhaps unnecessary even given my dissatisfaction.

I have however, heard of a cure, and ponder as to whether it is possible to attempt assassination on either Lord Harkon, or a fellow Lord Vampire. While I realise this shall most likely not result in their actual death, I inquire as to whether it shall have the same effect as the attack on a member of the Dark Brotherhood, and immediately initiate the quest against the band.

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Welcome to the site! The reason the dlc and dlc-quest have been removed from your question is because we don't actually use the tags in situations like this, we just use the name of the dlc. –  Wipqozn Jul 16 '12 at 10:30
    
Hey there, welcome to Arqade. In general, we prefer tags to be as specific as possible. The [dlc] tag exists as a catchall for DLCs that are too small to have their own tags. Also, the [dlc-quest] tag is actually for a game called DLC Quest, and not for quests found in DLCs. –  Private Pansy Jul 16 '12 at 10:31
    
Hey, sorry if we kept you waiting too much, but I think It's because we don't have many info on the DLC since it is still fresh, there are not many known glitches or else to help you in this case. –  Ramirez Jul 16 '12 at 15:54
    
Thank you kindly for being so polite, and explaining in such a welcoming manner. I apologise for any inconvenience caused through my essential adolescence with the usage of this site, I have often viewed answers from the site yet as you are aware: registered just yesterday. –  user29304 Jul 16 '12 at 16:07
    
There is some possibility to join the vampire faction later: uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:Bloodline#Notes but I think you do not become part of the vampire clan then. (You just get to be a vampire lord). But I'm not entirely sure, and have not gotten to this part yet). The link should help any wiki divers to get to the answer eventually. –  Ids Jul 2 '13 at 5:37
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I don't know about any cures, but disabling/deleting the DLC, loading the game, saving the game, enabling/redownloading the DLC will reset your DLC progress.

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Thank you, do you have any idea how to do so on XBOX 360, and shall it rid of the levelling I have done throughout the DLC.etc, or simply reset the storyline, as I already have many saves labelled Skyrim not Dawnguard with the DLC installed. –  user29304 Jul 16 '12 at 10:09
    
Apologies if that was slightly difficult to understand, I essentially just pointed out that the DLC was an in-game DLC, part of the current Skyrim game, not a separate map entirely or anything of the sort, and wondered whether this shall effect anything. –  user29304 Jul 16 '12 at 10:11
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It won't affect your level or anything, but DLC-specific items will be removed (a dwarven crossbow will, a glass greatsword you found while playing the DLC will not), and DLC-specific quests will be reset. –  kotekzot Jul 16 '12 at 10:19
    
Thank you kindly, I shall most likely do as you suggest anyway, yet I have created a simplified version of my original question. –  user29304 Jul 16 '12 at 10:23
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@user29304 I am very interested if you are able to change factions so much into the storyline. Can you please indicate whether this answer sufficiently answered your question. Were you then able to be of the Dawnguard brethren? Were you able to go from bloodthirsty nightwalker to a bloodthirsty daywalker? Please let me know, because I wanted to do a similar role reversal without the hassle of a new game. –  ヴァイシャリ Sep 27 '12 at 17:09
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If you want to be cured follow these steps:

  1. All you need is a filled black soul gem.
  2. Go to any innkeeper around skyrim, ask for rumors and he/she will tell you that a mage/priest is studying vampires (hint,hint).
  3. Go to morthal
  4. Go to falions house and ask about it, he will ask for a black filled soul gem. And also make sure you are not bloodstarved or he will not trust you.
  5. Give him the soul gem and he will perform the ritual.
  6. Walla you're cured.
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He's not asking about being cured. He's asking about resetting the questline to the Dawnguard faction, which does not appear to be possible. –  Shadur Jan 26 at 9:10
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Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but once you start one quest line there's no going back.

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