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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How do you get each of the levels for the Killstreak medal in Mass Effect 3?

I've seen the Killstreak medal appear a handful of times and yesterday learned there are actually three levels to it (just like most medals) but have never been able to figure out what triggers them. ...
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Where's Irune and the book of Plenix?

I need to get the Book of Plenix from Irune, but I'm not even sure if that's a person in the Citadel or a planet in the galaxy. Where do I find Irune?
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How do I complete the mission “Eden Prime: Resistance Movement”?

The From Ashes DLC has you returning to Eden Prime. While there, I picked up some data about Cerberus troop movements that Liara said would be good to send to the resistance movement. Well, I've ...
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I cannot unite the Geth and Quarians, do I support Legion or Tali?

I started a new game in ME3 which means that I have already failed in the preconditions for uniting the Geth and Quarians. Should I support Tali or Legion from a war assets/other game ...
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How do you use cloak effectively?

I chose the infiltrator class and have maxed out the cloaking ability. Overall the class and their cloak ability still seems disappointing when compared to some of the other class abilities. So far I ...
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What happens if the Reapers catch me while I'm scanning?

On the system map, I can use the Normandy to scan for interesting items within the system. However, scanning too much draws the ire of the Reapers. They'll chase you back out of the system if this ...
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Can I play multiplayer across different platforms?

While I and a friend are playing respectively Mass effect on PC and on Xbox, I was wondering if there was any way to play the same co-op game, or if the 3 platforms get totally separated in the multy? ...
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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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What are the advantages and disadvantages of each choice for ships doctor?

After arriving a Huerta Memorial hospital, I have a choice. I can bring my old friend Dr. Chakwas aboard the Normandy, or I can ask her to enjoy her retirement for once and bring aboard Dr. Chloe ...
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Does installing Mass Effect 3 on the Xbox 360 Hard Drive make the elevators faster?

I remember that in previous Mass Effect games, elevators were used for loading times, so I remember taking many rides on the slowest elevators in the world. In Mass Effect 3, I would like to reduce my ...
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What bonuses are gotten from Mass Effect: Infiltrator?

I recently got Mass Effect: Infiltrator, Mainly waiting for ME3 to come out, I haven't completed it yet, nor do I have ME3, but I would like to know what weapons you get from beating the campaign.... ...
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Do your squad members have a weight limit?

If check your loadouts you see that Shepard has a weight limit - your power levels switch according to the amount of weight carried. However, there is no such thing on squad members. Do they also ...
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I beat up that annoying reporter. Again. Is that going to be a problem?

Those who have played Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 will remember Khalisah al-Jilani. The first time I met her, I let her conduct a leading, malicious interview. She smeared my good name, and made a ...
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How can I plan how much weight capacity I'll need?

I'm trying to decide how to spend my skill points and I see "Weight Capacity" mentioned. I have no idea whether or not this is something I need. Does it affect the amount of ammo I can carry? ...
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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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Are there any good reasons to let a character die?

This question or answers to it will likely contain spoilers. In the series so far there have been a lot of allies who may have been killed. In general, it is usually better to help your allies to ...
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In what ways does the outcome of Samara's loyalty mission in Mass Effect 2 affect Mass Effect 3?

I did my best to keep the title spoiler-free, as this is a major story decision, but the rest of it will obviously have to have spoilers in it. At the end of Samara's loyalty mission, if you have ...
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Which weapons provide the ripe-watermelon head explosion animation?

I was showing off the game to my brother the other day and I whipped out the sniper rifle and sorta hurt someone. After hyping it up a bit, it was unimpressive to say the least. Well, I reloaded, ...
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Can you hoard an unlimited amount of supplies?

There are four different single-use supplies in Mass Effect 3 multiplayer, the Cobra Missile launcher, Medi-Gel, Ops Survival Pack and the Thermal Clip Pack: Until now I've just been hoarding them, ...
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Do I get the credit for the damage and kills my sabotaged enemies do?

The Quarian Infiltrator in Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer has the very nice Sabotage power which can cause certain enemies to fight on your side for a while. The ability is very useful, but I'm wondering ...
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Am I stuck in the “Friends Zone”?

I didn't pay much attention to Liara before, now on the citadel she says she wants to "be good friends". In a real life situation that usually means romance is out of the question. Am I stuck in the ...
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Is there a playable postgame?

Can you continue to play the game after beating it, completing any missions you haven't done yet, or does the game lock you in if you've saved at the end, forcing you to play through again to get back ...
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Why did Eve die with Maelon's data available?

I saved Wrex in ME1, I saved Maelon's data in ME2, the import screen in ME3 confirmed this. When I get to the missions on Tuchanka, I completed every one of the side missions before starting the ...
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Are Action Mode responses random?

Mass Effect 3 has an "Action Mode" where story responses are apparently picked between Paragon/Neutral/Renegade choices. Are the choices Action Mode makes randomly picked or will all Action Mode ...
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Spectre intel terminal authorizations from ambient conversations

There are several conversations between NPCs on the Citadel that result in an authorization on the Spectre intel terminal. Some examples are the Asari commando and the nurse in the Hospital, Private ...
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If I purchase a second online pass, can we use both discs to play multiplayer together?

Mass Effect 3 has two discs and I know multiplayer works on both. I also have two Xbox 360s. If I purchase a second multiplayer online pass, could we each use a disc to play multiplayer together ...
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Which weapons are useful against armored targets?

I find myself having no trouble with damaging units with shields or barriers but it seems taking out targets with a bar of Armor is a grueling and sometime deadly process (for me). There has to be a ...
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Does “no scoping” do less damage then scoping

Specifically in Sniper Rifles, I have noticed that when I "no scope" a target (normally at close range) it appears that the damage I do is significantly less then when I'm scoping a target. This has ...
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Assuming everyone survived in Mass Effect 2, where and how do they make an appearance?

I want to know what interactions I'll miss by having started a fresh game. Assuming everyone survived, where do they appear and what importance does everyone's cameo have? I'm looking for a ...
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How many skill points will I have at max level?

What is the maximum level in Mass Effect 3? How many skill points will Shepard have at max level? If NPC companions earn a different number of skill points than Shepard, what's the number they'll ...
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Is there Mass Effect 2 “ultimate playthrough” in regards to Mass Effect 3 import?

If I start a Mass Effect 2 game from scratch, keeping in mind that the save is ultimately intended for import to Mass Effect 3, where I'd want to have the best available resources (e.g skills, ...
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What's this grey bar doing in my war assets?

Early on in the game, I took a look at my war asset screen, and didn't give it a passing thought. I've recently come back after doing a mission to see how many points it provided me with, and I ...
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What does the red X mean?

I was playing some quick match multiplayer and I noticed one of the players (who was not ready, and was taking a long time) had a red X on his display. What does it mean?
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Does my multiplayer Galaxy at War progress count towards all my single player saves?

If I've got substantial Galaxy at War progress via the multiplayer mode, does that carry over to each different playthrough or save I might make? For instance, right now I'm doing a Paragon run. ...
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What is this Galaxy At War stuff on the main menu?

I see this when I start up the game. What does it represent? What makes the percentages change?
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Why can I only upgrade my guns to level VII?

I was told a new game plus allows you to upgrade your guns to level X. But here I am stuck with guns maxed at VII (seven), which is a boost from V from the last playthrough, but I thought the new game ...
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Can I save the Primarch's son on Tuchanka?

Is it possible to save Primarch Victus's son? I've done the Turian bomb mission that Cerberus is trying to blow, and the son always end up dead.
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What happened to the Female Krogan?

So...how the heck does this character die? I never saw anything to indicate she was wounded, except she was in the caravan when a ship crashed into it on Tuchanka. Other players have indicated she ...
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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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What are the bonuses for supporting civilians on the Citadel in Mass Effect 3?

After the Priority Palaven mission, I returned to the Citadel to soak up bonus missions and assets. Trouble is, I have no idea what I need to do regarding the many "Civilian Arguments". An example ...
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How to get the Collector Assault Rifle?

How do I get to use the Collector Assault Rifle? I had it in ME2 and I kinda like the look of it :)
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Is there any way to improve my dancing ability?

I went to the Purgatory bar to hang out with Jeff and EDI and decided to loosen up a little and dance, but it just seems like Shepard just stands there and shifts weight between his feet or walks in ...
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Do melee damage weapon mods affect heavy melee?

I just received my first +melee damage weapon mod in multiplayer (a Blade Attachment for my Geth Plasma Shotgun, woohoo!). Does the increased melee damage also count for my heavy melee attack, or is ...
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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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What's up with planet Aequitas?

I just finished up Priority: Rannoch, and I'm cruising the galaxy for other things that need my particular brand of Shepard-ing. The Minos Wasteland relay is lit up as if there's a quest there. In ...
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What was Tali's Paragon Interrupt?

I just finished Priority: Rannoch. What would that Paragon Interrupt have done?
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I accidentally said “no” to the reporter in the Citadel, can I change my mind?

I was approached by a reporter in the Citadel who was asking to join me aboard the Normandy and report what was going on. I don't remember her name, but I think she was wearing a white tank top. On ...
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Where are all the fuel depots located?

In my quest for acquiring everything in the galaxy and annoying the Reapers to death with my pinging, I'm noticing a big fuel deficit in the galaxies. I'm looking for a good reference list as to ...
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Can anyone explain the Zaeed cutscene in Mass Effect 3?

I did not make Zaeed loyal in ME2. I played through the Volus Ambassador mission, but have no idea what happened. One minute I am talking to the Volus ambassador on some kind of Plantronics earpiece, ...
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How can I effectively play a Sentinel in multiplayer?

I've never played a Sentinel at all in any of the games proper, so I have very little experience with their basic playstyle. As most of my experience has been with Vanguards and Adepts, I'm having ...