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I have gone to Fort Dawnguard to speak to Isran as part of the A New Order quest and when I got there he was fighting with some vampires. I weighed in and helped kill them but also think I hit Isran and now every time I go near there he tries to kill me. Does anyone have any ideas?

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Usually the best solution for these problems is to load a saved game before it happened. – NovaSword Jul 26 '12 at 15:44
I don't even make it to Dawnguard and people are trying to kill me. Then everytime I go to Riften I get the same thing. I can't even pay a bounty. – user30238 Aug 1 '12 at 1:37
Again Dawnguard has not changed gameplay-mechanics. You did something wrong and if he is quest bound person you need, then best solution would be to reload a save game. We do not have a question on Arqade that says "I pissed this guy off, how to proceed?" Again not voting to close this question. – ヴァイシャリ Aug 5 '12 at 17:24
It happens in the base version of the game, everytime you attack a friendly NPC. You just have to fast travel somewhere else and go back... a couple of times, or more :P – Samuele Mattiuzzo Jan 24 '13 at 15:06

From A New Order

Return to Skyrim - I had to run the whole way.
Wait for 24 hours (I went back to Riften), and try again, they were peaceful this time.

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I think you need a high sneak level 50+. Stun them with a paralyze spell to keep them from moving, then run behind the wall closest to him and he'll talk to you while you're hidden!

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lol does that really work? – SaintSix_ Nov 8 '14 at 8:04

Just wait around for them to kill the bad guys then just use the invisibility potion. You can then walk up and talk to him.

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You may contract vampirism from killing vampires. If you have vampirism for too long, this can cause people to attack you on sight wether you have a bounty not.

You should be able to see if you have contracted Vampirism in the menus.

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Stage 4 Vampirism no longer causes NPCs to attack you on sight with the Dawnguard addon, only being in Vampire Lord form does this. – Thebluefish Jan 24 '14 at 15:37

I encountered this problem too. I came to Dawnguard and found Isran and his company fighting vampires. I shot at them with my arrow, but I misfired on one shot and it hit one of Isran's company. Because of this, they attacked me and would not stop. I went back to Riften and found I had a bounty on my head because of it. I believe this is the cause of them attacking you, but for good measure I also waited 24 hours, as suggested above, came back and then I could talk to them.

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just cast the illusion spell harmony, or any spell that calms people. it'll basically reset their reactions to you, unless of course its naturally aggressive npc

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