A 2012 sci-fi role-playing third-person shooter by BioWare, and the third installment of Mass Effect series. Commander Shepard's ongoing battle against the Reapers comes to a conclusion in this final chapter of the N7/Spectre operative story.

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How do you complete a challenge multiple times?

Right now, I've completed the "N7 Valiant Use" once. Here's an excerpt from the N7 HQ site: N7 Valiant Use Earn 140000 Points Using the N7 Valiant Current progress: 140000/140000 Challenge points: ...
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Does doing tasks 'more fully' grant additional XP?

For example, clearing out the Reaper infection within the geth consensus grants +75 XP in the first round. If I diligently clear up every little glowing yellow block, will I be granted more XP?
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Can banshees regenerate armor?

I've been trying to wear down the couple of Banshees in the Asari Monastery. Even if I remember wearing down the barriers, the base health, its 'armor' keeps coming back... is that just my illusion or ...
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Do powers 'explode' when re-used?

I have upgraded 'Singularity' and 'Defense Drone' to explode when they expire/get destroyed. Often times, the power gets recharged before even the previous instances self destruct. So if I cast these ...
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Does the final firefight ever end?

In her final stand to protect the missile systems, Shepard is overrun with dozens of Reaper shock troops. Even on 'Narrative' this place is super difficult. I finally found that fighting is futile and ...
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Are squad mates capable of picking up grenades?

I don't remember picking up any during a couple of firefights, but they appeared magically in James' inventory. This would be cool if true, because I can spot some grenades, and without risking loss ...
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Does weapon weight affect power recharge for squad mates? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do your squad members have a weight limit? I like equipping squad mates with the heavier, more powerful weapons - and using a shotgun+pistol myself. Does this affect ...
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What is the nature of reaper destroyer weapons?

Are they nuclear? Because the radiation from that can kill/mutate the next cycle of evolution, so they wouldn't want that. Is there any intel on how their weapons work? Is it simply thermal ...
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Why do the reapers need ground troops?

The Capital Ships being sentient and armed spaceships, they can just enter planetary orbits and blast away till the planet is reduced to rubble. It is shown that their Kinetic Barriers are incredibly ...
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What is the plot id/flag for the survival of the grissom academy students in mass effect 3 for the ME 3 editor?

At the very end of Jack's mission at Grissom Academy, you choose whether to send the students on the front lines, or use them as support roles. Sending them to the front line has them killed at the ...
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How much experience is needed for each level?

I've made a list of data I've collected from my own saves, if anyone is less lazy or more smarter than me to figure out the pattern: LVL | Experience -----+------------- 27 | 33,075 29 | ...
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Despoina Leviathan DLC How to get past the enemies?

In Leviathan DLC, on Despoina how do you get past the Brute attack and still pick up power cells from Cortez? I tried running all over the place to get to Cortez, but died as many times. I am in my ...
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What is significance of the red star in the Reputation bar of the Squad screen?

What is the meaning of this red star found in Shepard's reputation bar in the Squad menu?
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What is “Legion's Mission in Mass Effect 3?”

Everywhere I look for help in uniting the Geth and the Quarians, I only see Legion's Mission in Mass Effect 3 only referred to as just that: Legion's Mission in Mass Effect 3. Even here: How do I ...
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Why does Harbinger have only 4 claws?

Most of you who played Mass Effect 3 must have realized that the Harbinger does not have 5 claws. It only has 4: Other Sovereign class Reapers have 5: So why does Harbinger not have 5 claws? ...
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Am I still able to stop the Quarian from going to war in ME3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I establish peace between the Geth and the Quarians? Although its technically spoiling the game I really want to stop the Geth/Quarian war. I've read up on ...
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Which search parameters do I need to get the 'Conspiracy Theorist' achievement?

I'm early on in the Mass Effect 3 DLC 'Leviathan' and I have been asked to search a lab. I have found all of the clues and I'm trying to get the achievement 'Conspiracy Theorist': Conspiracy ...
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When to play Mass Effect 3 DLC?

I know I'm late to the party, but I've just embarked on my first playthrough of Mass Effect 3. As of today, I have the option to get the new "Leviathan" DLC, as well as the free expanded ending one. ...
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Are Phantom's barriers weaker in the back?

According to the Javik/Unique dialogue wiki: During the battle with the Phantoms, Javik remarks that the Phantoms' barriers appear to be unidirectional and suggests they shoot them in the ...
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Is there any way to skip the mass relay cutscenes?

These cutscenes are significantly louder than the rest of the game, so I have to turn down my speakers every time I go through a mass relay. Is there any way to skip these scenes? According to this ...
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Should Mass Effect 3 be played with From Ashes or not?

What is the intended order—play through the story of Mass Effect 3 and then play the From Ashes DLC, or begin the game with the From Ashes DLC from the start? With the nature of the squad member ...
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Does fortification buff ammo powers?

Since fortification is under combat powers, if I pick power synergy which gives 20% power damage, will it buff ammo powers like incendiary or disruptor?
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Should I reprogram the Geth Heretics?

In Mass Effect 2, Legion says I either reprogram the Geth Heretics or destroy them? How does this affect Mass Effect 3?
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What caused Mordin to die?

I took all the paragon options, saved Maelon's data. Eve is still alive. I know how to save him. BUT... My favorite Salarian is dead. What caused Dr. Mordin Solus's death? This was a little unclear ...
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How do I unlock privacy in multiplayer modes mission settings?

Ever since I started playing Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer, the privacy setting in mission settings is locked. I own the legendary or best edition so if there was a code in there I missed it. Is there ...
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Can I use *free* DLC while Mass Effect 3 is offline?

I had my friend take my hard drive to his place and download the ending for me. I don't have an internet connection at my place, so I'm wondering if I'm still able to play the ending if I'm offline ...
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Can I edit the powers of my soldier class?

Can I edit the powers of my soldier class? Add powers from Adept class and remove my basic ammo abilities? Can I do it by editing Coalesced.bin? What I must to do?
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Changing Miranda's fate in Mass Effect 3 with 'Gibbed Save Editor'?

I've missed the last meeting with Miranda and now she dies every time I go to the Sanctuary. What should I change with the Gibbed Save Editor to save her? I didn't romance her. My female Shepard ...
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Will I need to build up my readiness level again to get the good ending on the extended cut?

So, I beat ME3 a while ago, and I'm curious about the extended cut. When I last completed it, I had 96% readiness level and well over the limit for the best ending. Now, it has been so long that I ...
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How do you get Freedom Fighter accomplishment in Mass Effect 3?

I am playing through Mass Effect 3 again now that the Extended Cut DLC has come out, and trying to clean up the few missing achievements I have. One of the ones I'm missing is Freedom Fighter - ...
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What before-the-ending changes are there in the Extended Cut DLC?

I quickly ran through the Extended Cut DLC last night and it's pretty clear that the post-decision outro sequence has been modified and extended. However, during the run up to this point (I loaded ...
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Can I play the new Mass Effect 3 ending with an offline profile?

I beat Mass Effect 3 for Xbox 360 using my offline (i.e. not Xbox live) profile. For some reason I always use that for my gaming. I've downloaded the Extended Cut DLC using Xbox live, but want to play ...
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Does the “Structural Ergonomics” equipment increase power recharge beyond 200%?

The description for the "Structural Ergonomics I" gear bonus equipment states that it increases power recharge speed by 5%. Will this increase your power recharge rate beyond the normal 200% max? ...
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Which save file should I use for the Extended Cut DLC?

I am unsure which of the following save files I should be using for the extended cut DLC: Before the attack on the Cerberus base (i.e. last possible place with galactic wide access) Before the ...
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What changed in the ending for the Extended Cut DLC?

In the new Extended Cut DLC, what has changed in the ending to the game? Is there new gameplay or purely new end game cutscenes?
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Mass Effect 3 Tech Combo Timings

What is the time limit between setting up a Tech with Energy Drain and Detonating with Incinerate?
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Cover penetrating powers in Mass Effect 3?

Certain powers in Mass Effect 3 are able to penetrate cover such as Shockware and Smash. These powers are incredibly useful for spamming enemies without exposing yourself to damage. Are there other ...
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Why doesn't Zaeed show up (for me) in ME: 3 if he survived and was loyal?

I am playing Mass Effect 3 on Xbox 360 and I've made it to the Citadel: Volus Ambassador mission. I know Zaeed is supposed to show up during during this mission but I've had several playthroughs and ...
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Power build and play strategy in mass effect 3 - Radius/Range vs Damage?

As I've got more into the Mass Effect 3 multiplayer and experimented with various different characters and powers I've noticed that many powers evolution trees often include choices between damage and ...
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When do you get upgrades for the Promotional weapons?

Regarding the promotional weapons, as defined on the Mass Effect 3 multi-player manifest page online (Collector Rifle, N7 Valiant, N7 Crusader, N7 Eagle, N7 Hurricane), where do you get the level-ups ...
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Is it possible to earn individual medals of the same type multiple times in mass effect 3 multiplayer?

In the Mass Effect 3 multiplayer you can earn individual medals for things like number of kills. These medals are divided into bronze, silver and gold levels - in the case of kills these correspond ...
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ME3: unlocking Rebellion and Resurgence pack characters and weapons?

How do you unlock the new characters and weapons in Mass Effect 3's DLC packs? I've seen plenty of other people playing with them, and I can see the new characters greyed out in the selection menu, ...
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Strategies for obtaining weapon/character/equipment upgrades in Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are Spectre or Veteran packs more cost effective? So in the Mass Effect 3 multiplayer you start with a pretty limited selection of character classes, equipment and ...
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Picked up mods in the opening levels of Mass Effect 3…where are they? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify my weapons? I picked up several mods in the opening levels of mass effect 3 (PC version). Where are they? They do not show up at the workbench or armory ...
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How do I get my Mass Effect 3 save files back after Origin cloud sync ate them?

I appear to be running a beta copy of Origin (I have no idea why, I'm not sure I asked for it) which offered to sync my Mass Effect 3 save games to the cloud. Unfortunately, after a 12 hour playing ...
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How does weapon damage work?

I have noticed that in the multiplayer, the weapon customization meters are not reliable. For instance the harrier rifle on level one has a decent amount of damage per second when the weapon ...
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Effect of difficulty on mass effect 3 story line

Does the difficulty effect the storyline in mass effect 3 in anyway. Is it just me or did the dialogue options in mass effect 2 effect your story playout more than mass effect 3?
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Completed main mission in Mass Effect 3 but can't go back and do others

I have completed the game but when I go back to play more side misssions the game only lets me replay the raid on illusive man base and the final battle on earth. I have tried 3 times and have gotten ...
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Where can I find Officer Dellk?

On the Citadel, on the Citadel Embassies level, there is a listing on the map for an Officer Dellk. I've looked around the area marked 4 (Embassy Offices), and the entire level and haven't found ...
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Romancing Liara in Mass Effect 3

I romanced Liara in ME1 and the Lair of the Shadow Broker during Mass Effect 2. What would happen if I romanced someone else after the Lair of the Shadow Broker in ME2 in terms of ME3?