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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
759 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
6
votes
4answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
207 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
8k views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
631 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
871 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
806 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
990 views

Can I use Mass Effect 3's coalesced editor to make it think I've completed a certain mission?

I've been having an issue with the Grissom Academy mission. It's a glitch, one that doesn't seem to have a chance in hell of getting fixed in the near future, and EA didn't seem interested in a ...
4
votes
2answers
436 views

Can I still have a relationship with Liara having said no to her at the beginning of the game?

I romanced Liara in Mass Effect 1. In Mass Effect Two, however, I romanced Miranda as well. In Mass Effect Three when Liara asks if were still together in the beginning of the game and I said we ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

How do sniper rifles compare?

Some sniper rifles seem to be upgrades of another. For instance I have a level 10 mantis and level 1 Widow. They both have the same reload time and close damage, when does the Widow surpass the ...
4
votes
3answers
1k views

Why do biotic combos seem to sometimes not explode?

So here I am, playing my little asari adept, and I'm slinging Warps and Throws at dudes, and I notice that sometimes when a dude has been Warped and then Thrown, he does not properly explode. Now, ...
4
votes
1answer
662 views

Do unlockables run out?

In multi-player, if you get all of the weapons, mods, characters and appearance mods of a rarity what happens? Do you get those of the lowest other available level? Do you just get consumables?
0
votes
2answers
757 views

What does this ending scenario mean? [closed]

One of the ME3 endings involved
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How are upgrades in equipment packs distributed?

My brother and I were trying to figure this out today. Maybe someone knows. In Mass Effect 3 multi-player, when you get equipment packs, is there any algorithm governing what sorts of weapons/weapon ...
2
votes
2answers
427 views

Why does cloak sometimes fail?

While playing Mass Effect 3 multiplayer as an infiltrator, about 30% of the time that I use Tactical Cloak it turns itself off within a second, triggering the cooldown again. Is this a bug that other ...
4
votes
1answer
5k views

How soon do I have to change difficulty levels to get the Mass Effect 3 insanity award?

I just started the game and it never game me an option to change the difficulty like in Mass Effect 2. The first thing I did after cinematic start finished, was change the difficulty from normal to ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Can I use my Infiltrator intel on multiple ME3 campaigns?

I bought Infiltrator to increase my Galactic Readiness and counteract its "decay" since my Internet is too slow for Xbox Live. (I use the Internet at my brother's house from time to time to update my ...
3
votes
1answer
401 views

Will Lair Of The Shadow Broker change my game if downloaded half-way through?

I've started playing ME3, and was wondering if there's now any point in downloading LOTSB? I'm not too far in to ME3, I've just recruited Garrus. Will LOTSB have any bearing on my game if I play it ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

I got an email from Ashley telling me to meet her at a Memorial but she is nowhere to be found

Ashley is not part of Normandy anymore (after the Citadel 2 mission) but I still got an email from her telling me to meet her at the Citadel Memorial for something with her sister. I got to the two ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

When are Galaxy At War N7 Operation Bonuses awarded?

I would like to know when do you get the commendation pack for completing an N7 Operations weekend -- immediately, or after the operation ends? Also are the bonuses cumulative?
3
votes
1answer
133 views

Is there a limit to the number of times Stasis can be used on an enemy?

I accidentally ended up in a Gold multiplayer game against Cerberus this morning, and I don't think I've ever seen so many Phantoms in one place. I noticed that sometimes Stasis didn't seem to work on ...
3
votes
1answer
443 views

Can you get Barla Von's mission after talking to Liara's father?

Is it still possible to talk to Liara to get the Barla Von mission after you've made her talk with her father? Because she seems to just hang at the bar afterwards...
0
votes
0answers
90 views

How much damage is dealt per Newton of force? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How exactly does Force translate to Damage? Consider a shielded or armored enemy that will not be thrown, lifted, or otherwise significantly moved by a biotic power. If ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

At which moment exactly is it possible to select bonus power in Mass Effect 3?

When exactly (which step, which moment) can i select bonus power in following scenarios? Create from scrap new ME3 character Create new game+ second playthrough new character Create new character ...
1
vote
1answer
719 views

How do I remove the Geth “Hunter mode” HUD?

I would like to mod/eliminate the Geth 'Hunter mode' HUD, as it makes my eyes bleed. I am somewhat familiar with the Mass Effect 3 file structure, but am unsure as to where the HUD images are stored ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How does the “face import” patch work on Xbox 360?

I've completed Mass Effect 3 and just started a second playthrough before learning that this patch was released. How do I get my original Shep from 1 & 2? Do I need to start a new game with an ...
3
votes
3answers
13k views

Recommended builds for Geth Engineer

With the new resurgence DLC, the Geth Engineer was introduced. What are some good builds for the Geth Engineer? How do builds differ depending on play for Bronze difficulty versus Gold difficulty?
0
votes
1answer
462 views

When does Priority: Tuchanka activate?

I just had the Tuchanka mission added to my journal but it says I have to wait for Mordin to finish his stuff. When does that happen, and I can continue on my course? I would like to know because I ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

How do I warn Miranda? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I save Miranda? I was told that in order to continue romance with Miranda Lawson and to save her in ME3, I am to warn her after she contacts you? When and where ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Editing and changing the crosshairs with coalesced.bin

I have been playing a lot of multiplayer on Mass Effect 3 and I have trouble seeing the light blue crosshairs when I am not zoomed in. Since aiming is difficult this way, I waste a lot of ammo ...
5
votes
5answers
7k views

Saved Maelon's Research Data but Eve dies from the stress & fatigue of the testing

My husband has played through to the genophage curing three times now and all 3 times Mordin tells Shepard that Eve has died from the stress and fatigue of the testing... However, in Mass Effect 2, he ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

How far back in the storyline do I have to go to be able to save Eve on Tuchanka?

So I was playing the Tuchanka missions, but Eve died on me, and we can't have that, so I dug up some save editors and changed my ME2 plot choice so that I saved Maelon's cure. It's weird that she dies ...
6
votes
1answer
504 views

Where else you can you shop except citadel?

Are there Shops outside Citadel / Normandy where you can go to and find Upgrades, Armor etc? Or are those the only places to get rid of your credits in ME3?
1
vote
0answers
34 views

What exactly can I keep in second play-through of ME3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a new game plus for Mass Effect 3? Sorry if this is a duplicate. I checked but I didn't see this answered. I'm planning to wait for the Mass Effect 3 extended ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I get players to join a custom match in me3 multiplayer?

Whenever I try to create a public match so I can play with an Xbox live friend, public players never join. What am I doing wrong?
6
votes
3answers
3k views

What is a good strategy for Reave?

I cannot find any good uses for Reave. From what I understand, it absorbs a little health and weakens them (and while they are weakened, I get a little bit of extra defense). But it does not work on ...
3
votes
2answers
6k views

How can I tell which weapon is rare in Mass Effect 3?

In Mass Effect 3 multiplayer store, you get to purchase various packs at different prices. For instance, the Spectre Pack gives you at least one Rare item out of the 5 random items that you receive. ...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

Can you romance Liara if you'd already been with someone else in ME2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are my romance options in ME3 limited if I cheated on my ME1 romance in ME2? I romanced Jack in 2. So can I break it off with her and romance Liara?
5
votes
2answers
708 views

Why do my proximity mines sometimes prematurely detonate?

When I play my Turian solider in multiplayer, sometimes when I launch a new mine the old one detonates. Sometimes, I can spam them freely even right on top of each other. I'd like to place as many ...
-1
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I edit my ME2 save to solve the tali\legion conflict? [closed]

If you meet the following (mainly Paragon Mass Effect 2) conditions, AND have four bars of Reputation, then you can choose the Paragon (blue) option in the dialogue and resolve the Geth/Quarian ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

If I import my ME3 Shepard into a new game, will the old save still be there?

I have finished the game in ME3 and want to import this Shepard into a new game, will I still have the original finished ME3 save there to go back to? I have finished the game on insanity but forgot ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

What's included in the Resurgence Pack

What new character classes, weapons, and powers are availible in the resurgence pack DLC? What level of rarity are they? How can I find them?
3
votes
2answers
5k views

If I download the Resurgence pack, will the new weapons be available in single player?

The Resurgence Pack is now available in most places for Mass Effect 3. Included in the pack are three brand new weapons: Kishock Harpoon Gun Striker Assault Rifle Geth Plasma SMG Will these ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I access the Resurgence Pack?

The Resurgence pack was released today, and while I understand there's still some internal server issues preventing the new Weapons / Characters from being available, the new maps are already ...