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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Where do synthetics go after the Reapers have cleared the galaxy of organics?

So the Reapers' purpose is to clear the galaxy of organic life so that synthetics won't annihilate organics, then where does the synthetic life go after the cycle is up?
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Does Galactic Readiness earned from the Datapad app decay?

Galactic Readiness earned during multiplayer apparently decays at 3% per day. Does the readiness earned using the Mass Effect 3 Datapad app also decay? I haven't noticed any decay in the 3 days I've ...
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Why does Zaeed die in my Citadel: Volus Ambassador despite high reputation?

In the Mass Effect 3 mission Citadel: Volus Ambassador, why does my Zaeed die? My reputation is very high, but the special conversation doesn't appear.
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Does your Galactic Readiness have any effect before the “end-game”?

I know that Galactic Readiness defines how the game will end, but does it have an effect on the rest of the game as well? For example, if I played a ton of multiplayer and got my readiness up to 100%, ...
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Where are Mass Effect 3 saved games located on PC?

I'm looking to back up by saved games from Mass Effect 3, but I cannot locate them. Where are the Mass Effect 3 saved game files stored?
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Does supporting Diana Allers mean that you can no longer kick her off the Normandy?

The first few times I've visited Diana Allers in her cabin, I've had the option to kick her off the Normandy: ...
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Fixing the Citadel: Hanar Diplomat sidequest

While playing Mass Effect 3, I couldn't access the quest terminals. What can I do?
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Permanent readiness from promoting multiplayer characters in ME3?

I heard that promoting a character in ME3 multiplayer permanently increases your minimum readiness value. Is that true? By how much? Can you promote enough characters that you stay at 100% forever?
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The Paragon/Renegade option towards the end of Mass Effect 3 aren't opening up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you get the last paragon/renegade dialogue option towards the end of the game? I did every side mission, every option I've ever chosen in the game was paragon, as ...
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Can I see Tali's face?

When I finished the mission on Rannoch, Tali took off her mask, but I didn't get to see. Is there any way I can see her face?
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How do I use Decoy effectively?

I'm currently playing a Salarian engineer most of the time, and it's a very nice class. But I'm having a bit of trouble to get the most out of the Decoy power. Sometimes it's soaking up a lot of ...
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Mass Effect 3. Can I have one version for multiplayer and another for single player?

I currently have an original version of mass effect 3, which I bought just for the multi-player. However, I also already have another version of mass effect 3 that installed that I use solely for ...
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If I use Medi-Gel or a Cobra rocket in a mission and then quit, do I lose it?

When I'm in a multiplayer mission and then quit, I forfeit any XP and cash that I might have earned. Tonight, I played a MP mission and used a rocket launcher to kill a Banshee and a Brute at the ...
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Can I deflect enemy grenades? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I do anything about a grenade in Mass Effect 3? In single player "Insanity" difficulty, Cerberus agents throw grenades with pinpoint accuracy all the time. Due to ...
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Stuck on Joker and EDI in the cockpit? (Probable bug) [closed]

Twice now I've gotten stuck in place after running into the cockpit to say hi to EDI and Joker. I can interact with them, which is nice, but I can't move, not even to just turn in place. Reloading ...
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What is the decimal format used in ME3 coalesced files?

I was messing in the biogames, and weapons file but what is the number system used? Never seen decimal points in hex before. Any help would be amazing, I'm kinda just editing blind.
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Does giving Miranda Alliance resources change anything?

minor spoilers ahead After some time into the game...
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Is there any time limit on Assists?

I've noticed that after I die in a round, when I'm revived I'll get the assists I earned while I was dead. Sometimes I get several. Is there any time limit after which I lose "assist" status, or if I ...
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What is the difference between a kill and assist in ME3 multiplayer

During my multiplayer games I've been getting ether an 'assist' or a 'kill' when a target I was hurting died, and a number next to it. I'm guessing that the numbers represent the amount of xp I got ...
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When given a choice of which squad mate to send to perform a task, is there a risk?

It looks to me that, when I am presented with a choice between two squad mates to perform some task, the primary decision factoring in here is that I won't have their weapons and abilities available ...
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Do my squad mate's outfits affect their stats?

When I change my squad mate's appearance before a mission, does it affect their stats in the same way that changing my armor gives different bonuses? Is there a list of the different choices? ...
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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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What happened with Legion after I completed Priority:Rannoch?

Spoilers all over the question:
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Strategies for an Infiltrator on silver/gold

Is there a good build that allows an infiltrator to succeed in silver/gold multiplayer? Cloak is also great at putting me in a support role to get over and medi-gel my comrades but I came to party :) ...
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What affects credits received at the end of a ME3 match?

I can't find any info on the algorithm for calculating credits earned in a ME3 multiplayer match; namely, whether or not awards or individual score affect it. I noticed that you gain credits for ...
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Is it possible to charm/intimidate The Illusive Man on Mars with only an imported ME2 character?

I just started my second playthrough of ME3 with a second ME2 imported character, and on Mars, I still didn't pass the rep check for The Illusive Man. My Paragon bar was basically full in ME2 (I ...
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Prothean rifle in Multiplayer

If you have the DLC 'From Ashes', is it possible to get the Prothean particle rifle in one of the multiplayer item packs or no? In other terms, can you get this weapon in the multiplayer? Also, if ...
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Does accomplishments progress carry across multiple playthroughs?

Mass Effect 3 has several "Do X Y times" accomplishments for example, the "Bruiser" accomplishment which requires a certain number of melee kills. Do these accomplishments require me to complete all ...
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Victus and Wrex have disappeared

I just finished the turian platoon mission on Tuchanka, and then the bomb mission. Then, I did the prothean DLC mission. Now, when I return to the war room, Wrex and General Victus are no longer ...
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Why are all my possible conversation answers in red?

When i'm given the opportunity to choose a dialog, they all appear in red but when i choose the "nicer" of the 2 i get paragon points awarded. I only see red options, not blue or grey. What could be ...
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Does war assets really affect the ending of Mass effect 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many endings are there and what will it take to see them all? Does having very little war assets really affect the ending of Mass effect 3
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Mass effect 3 can you get the max war assets for krogan and salarian!]? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I resolve the krogan / salarian conflict with both sides supporting the Alliance? Is there a way to get all of the war assets from salarain and krogan?
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Are there any situations where Jeff and EDI's relationship doesn't flower?

Over the course of the game, I repeatedly encouraged both Jeff and EDI to pursue a relationship. However, at many junctures, I had options that seemed to discourage the two of them from getting ...
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Is there a canonical explanation for the ending of Mass Effect 3? [closed]

The question can't really be phrased without spoilers but I think most people are getting this far by now. Is there a canonical source (comic, dlc, book, game) that would explain if this ...
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What strategy is working against Geth Primes?

Missiles, drones and turrets oh my! What can we do as a squad to handle Geth Prime opponents before we get creamed? Is it true that you can shoot down their missile? Is there any particular weapon ...
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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 any Geth unit insta-kill in multiplayer?

The Atlus, Banshee, Phantom and Brute can all kill you in one hit if you are close, even at full shields and health. I have not observed such a from the Geth. Can the Pyro or Prime or any other unit ...
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Is a Melee spec character viable in Silver/Gold difficulty?

I usually play Human Vanguard in multiplayer, and Bronze difficulty is a breeze. Silver I can win with some difficulty, but Gold seems especially difficult as a melee-spec character. I'm specced out ...
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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 ...
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What is the impact of not having a ship's doctor?

According to the answers on my earlier question I may have missed my opportunity to have a ship's doctor on board the Normandy. What are the ramifications of not having a doctor on board? Could I ...
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Can I change the outcome of a dream?

In a dream, I don't really have a clue what's going on, and they all seem to end the same way with Is there anything else that can happen, or any way I can influence what goes on in a dream?
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In a newgame+, what happens to promoted MP characters?

I've just recently started a NG+, but I haven't yet gotten to the point where I'm given free run of the Normandy and the Galaxy in general, so I can't see any kind of war assets. I have several ...
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Where are the other machine gun weight mods?

I found one weight mod for the machine guns. My question is where are the rest? I want to lighten my load of weapons and still pack a punch!
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Do firearms do different amount of damage to shield/armor/barrier like in Mass Effect 2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do certain weapons do more damage to shields/barriers/armour in Mass Effect 3? I can't find a question that fits this description, so I assume this hasn't been asked ...
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Can opponents in ME3 be damaged by their own grenades?

Recently, I was trying to rescue two people in an elevator. This being Mass Effect, there were bad guys trying to stop me. One of them, in the course of trying to stop me, tossed a grenade into a ...
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Is it a bad idea to take EDI onto the Geth Cruiser?

Minor Spoilers: Is this a terrible idea? Could she get taken over by the Geth or otherwise subverted?
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Does shaking off a Husk count as a melee kill?

The Striker/Bruiser accomplishments/achievements/tropies require you to "Kill 25/100 enemies with melee attacks" respectively. Seeing as I'm the "shoot enemies from far away as possible" type of ...
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Are all weapon mods compatible?

Are there any weapon mods that can't be used with other ones. I know different verions of the same mod cannot be combined as they get replaced with better ones, but can all discreet mods be used ...
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Which ship models can I find if I don't have a Mass Effect 2 save imported?

The first time I walked around the Normandy I found a ship model, reading this question I learned that you can find several models on your ship if you bough them on ME2, I oly found a few of the ships ...
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Do weapon mods last one match?

In Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer you get one match items (whether you use or not) and items that don't disappear. Are weapon mods (e.g. pistol scopes) one match items?