Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is the first game by 38 Studios and the first game in the Amalur series, launching February 7th, 2012. Reckoning is an action role-playing game set in the fatalistic world of Amalur. In it the player assumes the role of the fateless, a person resurrected by the Well of ...

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How is critical damage calculated?

Based on experience in other games I'd expect it to work one of two ways: Crit: ( Damage + ( Damage * Bonus damage percent)) * (2 + critical damage percent) or Crit: Damage * (2 + critical damage ...
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Do plants grow back in Kingdoms of Amalur?

I've been running around Amalur picking most of the glowing plants and trees that dot the landscape. Since my alchemy is so low, however, I'm doing a pretty awful job at actually receiving any items ...
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What do I do with Kingdom of Amalur's Steam Key?

I have the Steam version of Kingdom of Amalur, and when I opened up the game for the first time, Steam gave me a game key and told me that I'd need to enter it -- except it didn't tell me where, or ...
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Lost side-quest item

I lost Ratofer's Dagger of the One Man's Trash side-quest. I remember salvaging it (it should be indestructible quest item right?). How can I get one again? I don't mind resorting to save game ...
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Is it possible to disarm or safely set off traps that I can see on the ground?

In some areas there are traps that I can clearly see on the ground. Yep, I see you... I want to disarm or set them off safely but I can't (that way I don't accidentally walk into them the next time ...
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How can I steal things without getting caught?

I was poking my nose about the Alchemist's shop when I found a locked chest. Greedy little sneakthief that I am, I wasted no time in picking the lock in search of loots! The guards, who were upstairs ...
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What triggers a refill for the Special Delivery Chest in Gorhart?

Right now, my character is level 10. In all these levels, I've only had items in the Gorhart Special Delivery Chest once near the beginning of the game. I've checked it a few times since then and it's ...
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Does an ability bonus go beyond the maximum listed?

Basically, if I wear something (or get a twist of fate) that gives +1 to might abilities does that give me more of a bonus on any given ability than I would have for maxing it out?
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What are the various item colors, and what do they mean?

Do the colors of items represent anything other than rarity? If not, what is the breakdown for how rare each color is respectively?
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Crafting a greatsword Help

I am trying to craft a greatsword. So far, have been following the guide written here and the following will sum it up: Basic crafting strategy can be summed up as follows: 1. Create a gem with stats ...
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Is there any way to “refine” blacksmithing components?

After deciding I don't need the money from selling all my loot any more, I've started salvaging all the things. Unfortunately, this has left me with a surplus of junk odds and ends I'm never going to ...
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Do DLC weapons level with me?

This is just a quick question. If I had bought the DLC and then opened the box, The weapons are like very low level, will the weapons level up with me? Or should I have waited till I was a high level ...
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What's the difference between day and night

I've been played this game for 20 hours and I still can't get the difference between day and night. Apart from people occupation, is there any other difference? Some random event that only spawns at ...
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How can I get rid of the Negative Effects from dispelling chests?

I need to get rid of three negative effects that I got from unsuccessfully dispelling three chests. The three Negative Effects that I got from them are: Amman's Burning Gaze, Amman's Thunderous Rage, ...
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Why can't I train anymore?

I trained up my detection skill to level one, I'm now trying to train it up again both from the same guy but for some reason he won't let me train anymore. It says that its for levels 0-3 and my skill ...
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What are the new achievements in Legend of Dead Kel?

The new Kingdoms of Amalur DLC says it has five new achievements. What are they, and how do I get them?
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Do skill points from trainers disappear in Kingdom of amalur with a respec? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happens to skill levels gained via training if I use a Fateweaver? If, for example, I spend 100-150k gold on training lockpicking/merc/stealth skills, then I change ...
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What is the max level in Kingdoms of Amalur?

What is the level cap in Kingdoms of Amalur? And, perhaps more importantly, how many ability points will you have when you reach it? Is it always 3 per level? Can you get ability points in ways ...
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I failed to steal from a NPC. I don't want to kill her because of a quest, but she keeps trying to kill me. What do I do?

I tried to steal from a girl in Kingdoms of Amalur. But she saw me or something like that and now she's trying to kill me if I approach her. The problem is that she's important in a quest I was doing. ...
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What item classes don't take up inventory space?

In Kingdoms of Amalur, you've got a finite inventory. However, I've noticed that not every item (such as alchemical reagents) do not count against your limit. What item classes are effectively ...
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Is there a good way to store things in Kingdoms of Amalur?

In other games I've had to resort to creating storage characters for the purposes stashing items I might find useful in the future, especially when trying to collect sets. Since Kingdoms is going to ...
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How can I change the resolution in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning?

Whenever I first started playing Kingdoms of Amalur, I noticed the cutscenes only filled about half of my screen. It fit from bottom to top, but on the sides I had black bars similar to a letterbox ...
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Will I keep skill points from books and trainers after respeccing?

When i get some skill points in for example Blacksmithing, Detect Hidden etc by reading books and using trainers, will i get those skill points back when i respec my char at fatewaever? Or those ...
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Can I have the PC version display a PS3 controller layout?

The only reason I even considered picking up Kingdoms of Amalur for the PC was the fact that the game still supports a gamepad. Since I own a PS3, my gamepad of choice is one of my PS3 controllers ...
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Where can I find Scholia Arcana in Rathir?

I know I can buy a backpack from someone in here but I can't actually find it in Rathir. Can anyone steer me in the right direction?
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Amalur can't see saves after Origin update

I was happily merrily playing Kingdoms of Amalur until a recent Origin update. This update reseted Amalur settings and saves. Strangly, I can see saves on my hard drive just fine: . How do I make ...
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Walking glitch in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

I recently tried to get back to playing Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning on my PS3 after a year-long break and I've run into a strange glitch (as I think of it now, it might have been a reason I stopped ...
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Where are the Lorestones in Gorguath?

I completed The Song of Sir Sagrell quest in Reckoning and did a relatively thorough search of Gorguath but I can only find four of the Lorestones. Is one in a hidden location, or have I just missed ...
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning demo restrictions

I know that the demo for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has a 45 minute time limit, but how does it enforce that limit? Is it 45 minutes of play time from starting up the game or creating a character, ...
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How can I loot the bones from St. Eadric's tomb without being detected?

In the quest The Guided Hands, you have to steal three items to join The Travelers. One of these, St. Eadric's remains, is causing me grief. The problem is that three monks are always staring at the ...
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How do I create a mastercraft item?

I've leveled my blacksmithing up to level 10 and am now interested to see what it means to mastercraft an item. From several other places I've read, this simply indicates that I should now be able to ...
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Can I craft armor that can use Epic Gems?

I craft almost all my own armor and weapons. I've recently unlocked the ability to craft epic gems. I can include gems in my armor and weapons, but I can't seem to combine the two. Is there any way ...
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How can I increase my carrying capacity?

In Kingdoms of Amalur, your character starts out with 70 slots of inventory. It sounds like a lot, but when every other dead brownie or kobold earns you a new pair of pants, it's only a matter of time ...
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What levels do each armor tier drop?

I have had extremely varied luck with armor drops on my various characters. So I find myself wondering: at what level is each armor tier supposed to start dropping? For instance, if you wear heavy ...
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Actual Effect of Taking a Blacksmithing Potion

There are three Blacksmithing potions in the Reckoning: Minor Blacksmith's Craft Greater Blacksmith's Craft Master Blacksmith's Craft And so far I have been using them in this way: Swig a ...
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Post-Story Activities

Are there any significant Post-Story dungeons or quest that are worth doing. I feel as though the game is over aside from some quest cleanup. Is there any specific extremely challenging dungeons or ...
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What's the most efficient way to make money?

What's the most efficient way to make money? Is there a good place to farm with a relatively high $$$ drop, or even one-time loots that are especially well rewarding?
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Disabling Cursor “Snap To” Behavior on Overview Map

On both, the Xbox and the PS3 version, when on the overview map the cursor snaps to hotspot icons as soon as the cursor is near enough. it is very hard to precisely select one if several icons are ...
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Is there a relationship between the faction quests and main quest?

As I'm playing a game, I like to finish all the side quests in one region before I move to the next for the main quest. Unfortunately, this is slightly problematic in KoA. I started the main quest and ...
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Can a skill carry over through salvaging?

I've been trying to salvage a buckler I bought with +1 finesse on it over and over, but I never get anything worth anything out of it. Am I wasting my time? It's a blue buckler, and the only special ...
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Saving citizens in the quest: The Widow's Wrath

In the quest "The Widow's Wrath" in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning I accidentally told the widow that I would kill all of the Canneroc citizens. I don't want to do this. I tried attacking her and ...
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How do I remap spells in Kingdoms of Amalur?

I've tried dragging and dropping so many times but its not working. I can see the yellow highlight when you hover your mouse over the ability in the ability screen, but there is no response when I try ...
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Bleeding damage vs increased critical for a blademaster?

In Kingdoms of Amalur: Recoking I'm building a faeblades/bow blademaster. I don't use any of the poison related abilities as I find them quite weak except for the top tier one. I also don't use the ...
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How do I get the guards to stop attacking me, and get them to arrest me?

I broke out of jail, and my bounty is high. I'd like to pay it off. How do I get them to stop attacking me so I can pay them.
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Why doesn't my local map show roads?

I seem to be having an issue with my local map in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. As you can see, it shows the proper icons, but it doesn't show the actual roads. This makes planning my route to my ...
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Is there a way to remove a curse without going to a healer?

I really suck at removing wards so I am often cursed, usually half way through a dungeon when I can't get to a healer. Is there a way to remove the curse myself?
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Does it make sense to sneak?

Thus far I've been playing a thief/mage hybrid class in KoA, but I rarely find it advantageous to sneak or go for sneak attacks. Moving while sneaking is extremely slow, and most of the time I find I ...
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Can I lock myself out of side quests?

Are there certain side quests which must be accomplished before completing steps in the main quest? Are there side quests which would lock you out of doing other side quests?
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Viewing stats (such as critical chance) in Kingdoms of Amalur

I'm enjoying my first play-through of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. I'm playing as a Rogue, and am getting pretty obsessive about my critical chance and critical damage (using gear, lorestones, and ...
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Is there a way to drop quests or tasks in Kingdoms of Amalur?

I have a ton of old tasks in my quest log, like Dangerous Game. Because I have the quest, everytime I kill a Crudok or Jottun or the others a vial is placed in my inventory. I've turned the task in ...