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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Does Mass Effect 3 multiplayer care about platform? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I play multiplayer across different platforms? Do XBox players and PC players play together in ME3's multiplayer mode? Or are they relegated to distinct games per ...
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How to unlock the M55-Argus Rifle as a pre-order on Mass Effect 3?

I had pre-ordered Mass Effect 3 on Origin and as a pre-order you got a bonus rifle. How do I go about unlocking it. I have completed the campaign and not found the rifle. I have an unlock code from ...
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Mass Effect 3 - Artifacts for Kannik

I managed to retrieve the needed artifact for Kannik. But as I returned to the Citadel and talked to him. He gave me the same message as before I had that artifact. So at the moment I can't complete ...
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What are the differences in HP/Shield/Barrier and damage stats between multiplayer difficulties?

I see a lot of assumptions and guesswork, but can anyone confirm (with a source) the differences between HP/Shield/Barrier pools, and the damage output modifiers applied in each separate challenge? ...
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Can PS3 Mass Effect 3 save files be transferred between accounts?

I messed up and redeemed the multiplayer online pass while logged in on my sister's profile and now I can't play online with my saved character. I tried transferring my save files to my sister's ...
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Can I edit the powers values with Coalesced Editor?

For example, can I increase the armor rating of tech armor or fortification powers?
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How do I invite Liara to show me her new project?

I got an email from Liara asking me to invite her to my quarters when I have time to go over some new project she's working on. The comm will only let me call Samantha Traynor, Diana Allers and James ...
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How to avoid all romantic relationships in mass effect 3?

No offense, but I heard that there are more romantic relationships in Mass Effect 3, and I'd like to avoid them. For one reason, I'd prefer to skip the attachment. I'm just wondering if it has ever ...
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Is theBattlefield 3 skin for Mass Effect 3 only available on same system?

I have Battlefield 3 for PC and Mass Effect 3 for Xbox 360. I'm signed with the same account on Origin, but I can't get the Battlefield 3 multiplayer skin for Mass Effect 3 (though I have the N7 ...
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Should I be receiving emails from my squadmates?

I downloaded the iOS free app for Mass Effect 3, which you can use for seeing the codex, and send ships to increase galactic readiness, among other things. Fun little app. However, one feature was ...
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How should I be using the semi-automatic Sniper Rifles?

Mass Effect 3 has two main types of Sniper Rifle, the 1-shot clip heavy damage (Ala Mantis, Widow, Javelin), and then the Semi-Automatic multi-shot clip where each individual shot does much less ...
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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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Can I earn the “Cerberus Escapees” war asset more than once?

Completing Mass Effect: Infiltrator once unlocks "1 Cerberus Escapees" according to the Galaxy at War screen, which equates to 40 War Assets inside Mass Effect 3 proper. Mass Effect: Infiltrator's ...
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Does shattering a frozen Reaper prevent his friends from eating him?

Alternate Title: "How can I choose between The Raw and The Cooked?" Cannibals are the main Reaper ground enemy you encounter in Mass Effect 3, so called because they devour the corpses of their ...
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Why are my ally's powers greyed out?

Sometimes my squadmates (especially EDI and James) have their powers greyed out, but usable. I can cast them from the menu just fine, but they're grey instead of the shade of blue they usually are ...
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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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What does the Stasis upgrade “Bonus Power” affect?

Does it only give you the chance of a bonus power when you use Stasis, or does it apply to all abilities?
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Maximum amount of war assets from “promoting” level 20 multiplayer characters

Promoting a level 20 multiplayer class adds 75 in single-player war assets to your TMR. If I get to level 20 again (whether its with the same class or a different one), can I promote again to get an ...
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Does triggering a biotic explosion on a Warp remove the Expose effect?

The Expose upgrade for Warp has this effect: Increase weapon damage taken by a target by 15%. Increase power damage taken by a target by 15% for 10 seconds. We know from this question that ...
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Can not see the 3rd ending in ME3?

I have increased my EMS (Effective Military Strength) by Coalesced.bin editor and now it is about 11500 (reduced it to half cause my readiness is 50 percent, don't have time to play multiplayer) and I ...
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If Tali dies after being romanced, can you romance someone else?

I romanced Tali and locked it in in ME3, but she dies on Rannoch, so can I romance someone else in the game?
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Will I get another chance to punch that reporter?

I was multitasking while doing my first run through the Citadel when I came upon Khalisah al-Jilani. I fully expected some sort of conflict with her, and caught the first Renegade interrupt. ...
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Mass Effect question on New Game + romance

Just completed ME3 last night and have a question going forward for my + playthrough. Any idea which romance you are attached to at the start? My save import going into ME3 had a Liara ME1 and a ...
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Where to find Ashley Williams on the Normandy 2?

I asked Ashley Williams to join my crew on the Normandy and she is a selectable member for my squad. The strange thing is I can't seem to find her on the Normandy spaceship. It does not really make ...
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Are firearm statistics consistent across weapon classes in Mass Effect 3?

While playing Mass Effect 3, I noticed that the various firearm statistics sliders are all the same length, but unlike powers, there are no units listed. That means that you can only compare your ...
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Changing reputation with New Game Plus

I finished ME3 a few days ago and want to play through New Game+. I read here: You'll retain your level, powers, and bonus powers, your credits, your Reputation/Renegade/Paragon scores, and all ...
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buying pistol magazine upgrades

Where can I buy these? I am pretty sure (i.e. I checked) the following locations: Nos Astra Sporting goods Batarian State Arms Sitra Suplies Kassa Fabrication Aegohr Munitions Spectre Requisitions ...
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Brokering peace between quarian and geth options don't appear

The most common and reliable guide I have found for brokering peace between the geth and the quarian is the following: In order to achieve peace between the two races, you need to get 5 to 7 ...
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How does the ME3: Datapad app calculate readiness?

When you complete a mission in the ME3: Datapad app, how does it calculate your new total? Is the percentage award added to the old total for a new overall readiness percentage? For example, if I ...
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How many interviews are there with Diana Allers?

When they occur would be appreciated as well.
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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 ...