The third installment of BioWare's Mass Effect series, which concludes the story of N7/Spectre operative Commander Shepard's battle against the Reapers.

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As a sentinel how to kill a guardian [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I counter enemies with Riot Shields in Mass Effect 3 The playstyle is mostly rushing with the shotgun, and also using melee attacks. Now the trouble is with the ...
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Where can I find the schematics for the improved power grid?

Where can I find the schematics needed for the mission Citadel: Improved Power Grid?
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Where can I find the heating unit stabilizers?

Where can I find the heating unit stablizers for the mission Citadel: Heating Unit Stablizers?
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How can I regenerate health?

When Shepard's shield collapses, she takes damage to her five health bars. I noticed that while partial damage to a health bar regenerates quickly, the health bars themselves don't regenerate. The ...
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How can I upgrade my weapons to level 10?

The description of the Gunsmith achievement seems to indicate that you can upgrade your weapons to level 10. So far I can only upgrade my weapons to level 5, no higher upgrades are available to me. ...
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What's the significance of the sector breakdown on the War Map?

I've played a bit of multiplayer now and whenever I do, the readiness rating bonus that I receive seems to get applied to every single sector. When I go to my single-player game, these values always ...
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What are all the models that Shepard finds for?

I assume that this is some recurring element I don't get, but what are the models for? I've found a handful of them and saw the completed ones in the Captain's Quarters.
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When can I activate EDI?

Title was left intentionally vague. Spoilers ahead. When exactly does this happen?
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Does installing Mass Effect 3 to the Xbox 360 hard drive prevent disc swapping?

I've installed both discs of Mass Effect 3 to my Xbox hard drive, but every time I enter a new mission I am asked to swap discs out. Does anyone know if installing it to the hard drive is supposed to ...
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Where are the experience level breakpoints and current total displayed?

Is there somewhere where I can view the current amount of experience my character has earned? I understand my current level is displayed in the Squad menu, but I want to know what my current ...
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When does the romance occur?

Mass Effect 2 had a very definite trigger point when the romance would culminate with your chosen paramour. If I remember correctly, Mass Effect 1 did as well. Is there a certain mission or event ...
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How does Diana Allers's focus affect your War Assets?

So, even though I'm playing mostly renegade, I was benevolent enough to let a reporter on board, and she's asked me what she should focus on. I told her "Cerberus is lame, report on that" but I'm ...
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How does the piercing mod interact with the piercing ammo power?

Do the piercing ammo power and the piercing mod for weapons stack or does one take precedence over the other?
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Is there enough money in one playthrough to buy everything?

Assuming I wanted all mods, armor, model ships, and powers, etc. Is there enough credits in one play-through to buy everything? In other words, is there a source of credits in the game that's ...
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Can you get reconstructive surgery in Mass Effect 3?

Mass Effect 2 let you permanently reverse the red Lazarus scars being a Renegade gives you. Does Mass Effect 3 have an option to do this? If so, when can I get/unlock the surgery and how much does ...
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Where can I equip weapon modifications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify my weapons? I'm in the Mars mission and I've gotten a pile of weapon mods but I haven't found where to equip them. Do I have to wait until I'm on my ship ...
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Does the color of my shield mean anything?

I noticed as an Infiltrator I had a light blue shield and as a Vanguard I have a purple shield. What are the shield colors for each class and what do they "mean"? I assume it's something to do with ...
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Are DLC codes region free?

My friend just got a copy of Mass Effect 3 in Europe, and it came with a bunch of bonus DLC that we don't have in North America. He said I could have the codes since he isn't going to bother with ...
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Is it possible to disable Kinect support while playing Mass Effect 3?

I've been playing the Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect 3 and since I have a Kinect attached to the system, the game automatically "uses" its functionality. That is, whenever I or anyone or anything ...
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How significant is the discount for each of the shops compared to the ship?

Cortez mentions that you get higher prices by shopping through him due to shipping (I'd hate to see the shipping cost across a couple of relays in wartime). My question is simple: How significant ...
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How do I associate my Xbox 360 copy of Mass Effect 3 with my EA/Origin account?

Mass Effect 3 on Xbox logs into Origin every time I start the game up, but I never actually gave it my Origin credentials, and (understandably) it does not seem to be associated with my Origin ...
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Does the Prothean squadmate have significance outside of in-quest commentary?

I played through the Eden Prime mission and watched his back story, but is the rest of his inclusion in the main story similar to Kasumi or Zaeed?
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Is there a way to disable the Codex entry pop-ups in Mass Effect 3?

Whenever I stumble across a new Codex entry, the game throws up a big "Codex Updated" message in the bottom-right corner of the screen. It's moderately annoying and distracting as it takes up about ...
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What happens if you run out of fuel?

I'm wondering what happens if you run out of fuel between systems in ME3? I think that in the second one, you just burnt your minerals, but having no minerals in ME3, what happens? Also, I dont seem ...
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How do I take a screen shot in Mass Effect 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Origin have any built in screenshot functionality? Print screen doesn't seem to work. Is there another way in ME3 or in the Origin overlay that will let me take a ...
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Is there falling damage in Mass Effect 3?

There are a number of tall ledges and cliff faces in the game that you can walk right up to, but the game seems to corral you into the "valid" playing space. Are there any locations or situations that ...
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Do the Illusive Man's eyes mean anything?

Throughout 2 and now beginning 3, I've wondered what is up with the Illusive Man's eyes and why they are so unique. Is there an explanation by the series end that tells us why his eyes are so weird ...
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How can I disable bloom?

I tried looking in the Mass Effect 3 Configuration utility, but there was no option for disabling bloom there. Is there perhaps a setting in a config file somewhere on the PC version that I need to ...
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Will Ashley ever forgive me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are my romance options in ME3 limited if I cheated on my ME1 romance in ME2? So, in Mass Effect 1, I had a romantic relationship with Ashley (what can I say, blue just ...
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Is there any indicator for squad health on the main HUD?

Looking at the main HUD of the game, there seems to be no indicator of squad health, only their picture (which doesn't seem to indicate anything other than dead) and Shepard's health/shields (for ...
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How and when do I recruit Tali?

I started playing the first few plot missions in ME3 last night, and very early on I recruited Garrus. Both he and Tali survived the events of ME2 (on my save), and I believe they are both potential ...
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How does auto-leveling work?

In the Options screen under Gameplay, there is an option to turn "Auto Level-Up" on or off. I understand the gist of auto-leveling to be that the game decides how to increase the abilities of your ...
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What does Fortification do?

This power is a bonus power from importing a Soldier from ME2. The description is as follows: Reinforce armor using protective Foucault currents. Purge the current and send its charge to your ...
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How does the DPS between Nova's rank 5 evolutions compare?

At rank 5, Nova can evolve one of two different ways, Power Recharge or Half Blast. The descriptions are: Power Recharge - Increase recharge speed of all powers by 25% for 15s. Damage: 385 Force: ...
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Does the Journal update for “fetch” missions?

Mass Effect 3 has a wide array of "Fetch [X] from System [Y]" missions that can be obtained simply by listening to conversations overheard from people on the Citadel as you're walking past. The ...
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Where do I find evidence of what happened to Ambassador Osoba's son?

The mission Benning: Evidence says that I need to find evidence of what happened to Ambassador Osoba's son, who went missing on Benning. However, when I hover over the systems in my galaxy map, none ...
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What does “weapons are easier to handle” mean?

When you switch the difficulty to "Casual" or lower, a description pops up below saying that "weapons are easier to handle." What does this mean? I can think of a few options, but I'd like to know for ...
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How do I save Miranda?

Miranda died in my game, how do I save her? Is it possible to do? I don't have any saves older than the one for the mission, am I screwed?
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Are cutscenes skippable on console versions of Mass Effect 3?

I'm annoyed at being forced to watch the entire length of cutscenes play out. Is there a way to skip past sections of dialog, or skip the entire cutscene altogether? I'm playing on Xbox 360, but I ...
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Does your appearance change based on your morality?

In Mass Effect 2, Shepard's physical appearance (especially when you decided to go Renegade) could end up changing pretty drastically, though you could permanently reverse it if you chose to. Does ...
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Can I change my appearance?

In my rush to get started playing on Tuesday, I hastily accepted the appearance of my imported Shepard. After playing for a while now, I've grown to hate the way he looks. Is there any way, in game ...
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What's the best strategy for defeating Geth?

It's come to my attention that Quarian Infiltrators kind of own Geth thanks to Sabotage. However I can't always play as a Quarian Infiltrator. What's the best way to approach encounters with Geth in ...
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Are there consequences for delaying Priority: Rannoch to complete Rannoch: Geth Fighter Squadrons?

I've rescued the civilian fleet admiral and Admiral Raan mentioned that it'd be super good to destroy the Reaper base ASAP, but she also mentioned that the Quarian civilians will snuff it if I don't ...
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Is there any way to switch which Doctor serves on the Normandy?

By the time I had read this answer to this question, I had already recruited Dr. Chakwas to serve on the Normandy. I now realize that there's a better benefit to recruiting Dr. Michel instead. Is ...
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Can you get the good endings if you play a purely renegade Shepard?

Is it possible to get the best endings playing as a renegade? Or the choices you make (if you are not tempted to break character) are inherently evil at some point, which would prevent them?
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Doctor Dilemma: Michel won't join the Normandy as Ships Doctor

I told my old trusted doctor (Dr. Chakwas) to stay behind but didn't get prompted of gaining an asset. I then tried to recruit the younger one (Dr. Michel) and she keeps saying she has to think about ...
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What can I find in the uncommon and rare item packs?

I'm getting destroyed in multiplayer and I'm trying to decide whether or not I should buy some of the cheap 5000 credit packs just so I can hopefully get some new weapons, or if I should save up for ...
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What are the sources for every piece of Mass Effect 3 DLC?

I'm lost in the sea of Mass Effect 3 DLC. From what I understand, there are numerous sources for DLC codes that allow access to in-game content like new weapons, skins, maps, missions, etc. These ...
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What sort of artifacts is Kannik looking for?

I'm trying to get General Oraka not killed. I've talked to Kannik in giving me the "top-of-the-line" weapons, but he expects artifacts from me. WHat sort of artifacts is he looking for & where can ...
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What in-game content comes with the Collector's Edition of Mass Effect 3?

What in-game content (maps, weapons, skins, missions, etc.) comes with the Collector's Edition of Mass Effect 3 that the basic package does not include?