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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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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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?
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What does this ending scenario mean? [closed]

One of the ME3 endings involved
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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...