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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What does the red Arrow in multiplayer weapon select mean?

I was looking through weapons on my Geth soldier and noticed some had a red arrow-ish thing in the background and wanted to know what that meant. My first assumption was it were weapons that ...
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Mass Effect 3: Using Wench Coalesced Editor - Can only change part of Concussive Shot power?

I have been messing around with the Wench Coalesced Editor to edit some power properties for the Soldier class. Now it seems that the Concussive Shot has - in part at least - some locked values that ...
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Do all weapon mods work on all weapons?

Do all weapon mods for a class of weapons work for all weapons of that class? For example, does the Assault Rifle Piercing Mod work on a M-37 Falcon? If the answer is no, is there a list of all ...
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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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Where is this shadow coming from?

I am playing Citadel and am confounded by a shadow that shows up in the den where the private terminal/invite someone over/invite to party terminal is located. It is clearly a female shadow and my ...
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How do I unlock Tier 6 weapons using the coalesced.ini?

I'm trying to unlock Tier 6 weapons in my original playthrough of Mass Effect 3. I know that normally I am supposed to run through the game and do a new game plus+ for Tier 6 of all my weapons, how do ...
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How do I remove 'heal scars'?

I accidentally enabled the 'heal scars' power which removed my scars. How can I remove this and get my scars back?
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Can't complete the Irune, Benning, and certain Citadel missions after Cereberus assaults Citadel

I'm trying to complete a few of the missions that involved finding pieces during the Tuchanka mission set. Specifically: Benning: Evidence Citadel: Improved Power Grid Citadel: Barla Von Citadel: ...
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Where on the Citadel do I first run in to Kelly Chambers?

Somehow I went through my otherwise-pretty-complete Mass Effect 3 playthrough without managing to run in to Kelly Chambers. I did import a save from Mass Effect 2 in which I'd saved her, so my ...
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How to definitively get to Kelly Chambers in ME3? [duplicate]

I am again playing ME3, but as the answer to this question suggests she should be in Docking Bay 2. But I can not find her anywhere in the entire docks holding area. I am at the beginning of the ...
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Is it possible to defeat Jacob in Shattered Eezo?

When on the Silversun Strip (Citadel DLC) there is an option to challenge Jacob in a game of Shattered Eezo. I tried to beat him like 10 times but he always dishes out more damage Is it possible to ...
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Roughly how much data is used when playing Mass Effect 3 muliplayer online?

Roughly how much data does Mass Effect 3 multiplayer use, assuming that I use voice chat? Is it even possible to get a reasonable estimate for this?
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Will the Origin Store language affect the in-game language? (ME3)

I want to buy Mass Effect 3, and to that purpose, I just created an Origin account. The problem is that I live in Switzerland, and the Origin Store apparently detects my country and then forces the ...
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What is the difference between Mass Effect 3 and Mass Effect 3 EN only?

I recently bought the Mass Effect trilogy and when I redeemed it to my Origin Account, Mass Effect 3 appeared twice. In normal version and an EN Only version. What is the difference between the two?
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How can I play Vanguard effectively in Mass Effect 3?

In Mass Effect 2, I read the Vanguard - with the right specs and player skill - could completely dominate close quarters battle with the charge and shotgun/melee. Is this still an effective strategy ...
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What are the benefits/consequences when deciding the fate of the Rachni Queen in Mass Effect 3

On the mission 'The Attican Traverse: The Rachni' at the end of the mission you are faced with the decision to either free the Rachni Queen or leave her to the fate of her malevolent offspring. Given ...
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How can you romance Diana Allers?

In this post I saw you can romance Diana Allers. How can you do it? I have done some missions but can't speak with her, and there aren't any options besides getting her out of the Normandy.
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Does multiplayer level transfer between races for each class?

From the answer to this question, we know that multiplayer races are unlocked by purchasing item packs in the in-game store. If I have a level 10 human infiltrator and unlock the ability to create a ...
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How are race/class combinations unlocked in Mass Effect 3 multiplayer?

This ME3 wiki page has a list of possible race/class combinations, but by default only the human options are available. How are the other races unlocked?
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How do I know who is talking?

In Mass Effect 3 multiplayer, I have run into a few screaming 12-year-olds. And while they are just a delight to talk to, and so well mannered, on occasion I feel that their mature and thoughtful ...
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Can I play as Batarian, Elcor, Geth, Hanar, Rachni or Volus in ME3 multiplayer?

Can I play as Batarian, Elcor, Geth, Hanar, Rachni or Volus in Mass Effect 3's multiplayer mode? So far only Asari, Human, Krogan, Quarian, Salarian & Turian have been announced.
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Origin: Online login is unavailable? Can I still play?

I always login into Origin in online mode. But today for past two hours or so (since I got home) Origin says "Origin: Online login is unavailable" when I fire up my client. It does give me access in ...
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What am I missing having lost the Normandy's crew at the end of ME2?

At the end of Mass Effect 2 I completed the game with all squad mates alive, but all other crew members (except the doctor) dead. Now in ME3, the memorial wall on board the Normandy already contains ...
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Can I delete the DLC after I'm done playing it?

I'm running out of space on my 360 hard drive and need to clear up some space. My Mass Effect 3 install is eating up alot of space on my drive. I've played through all of the DLC but haven't finished ...
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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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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 ...
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Are there any upgrades availiable for the Normandy to help me evade Reapers while gathering resources?

So, the Normandy is pretty cool. Her scanners have been upgraded, and I can check a few planets at once now to see if they have a shiny rock I might be interested in. Unfortunately, those scanners ...
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Which reaper ground forces derive from which races?

It's fairly clear that some forms of the reaper ground forces derive from other races - for example Husks were once Human and Banshees were once Asari, and there are several others that seem fairly ...
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Where did they hide the weapon loadout screen?

In an early mission (no spoilers from me!), I had just found what I am guessing is your first sniper rifle. Convieniently, a nice little pop-up told me "press this to open the loadout menu!". So I ...
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Does the order of missions matter?

Does the order in which I complete missions have any effects, like blocking out other missions? Are there any general mission order rules I should follow, or specific exceptions? Should I always ...
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What does the N7 Warfare Gear DLC do?

When I got the game I got the N7 Warfare Gear DLC, I've installed it, but I have no idea what it does, apparently it adds 'Argus 55 Rifle, plus additional content'. Where do I get this rifle or do I ...
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Can I add DLC after I've started the game?

I got the Collector's edition for PS3 and thought "From Ashes" came with the 54MB online pass activation. Now it seems I need to add it and redeem a second code. I started my game already so I'm ...
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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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Which Mass Effect 2 DLCs are relevant for Mass Effect 3's story?

I'm just playing through Mass Effect 2 for the first time and loving it, and I was wondering which of the (tons and tons) of DLC for ME2 might actually be relevant for Mass Effect 3's story? I ...
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Is there any reason to do all these pull-ups?

After finishing the main storyline of the Citadel DLC, you get the option to invite certain crewmembers up to your apartment for a scene. When you invite James in, he notices your exercise equipment ...
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Stuck in elevator after installing DLC?

This is my second play through of Mass Effect 3. The first time it was flawless but during my second play through I have all single player major DLCs installed. I have Javik and Liara as my team ...
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Can the Mass Effect 3 Omega DLC side quests be completed after the expansion is concluded?

I hate having "active" missions in my journal which I can't complete. Thankfully many of the side missions in Mass Effect 3 can be completed for a few credits from the specter room on the citadel. Not ...
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Can I cure the Genophage without losing a Salarian?

I've just finished the mission: "The Shroud" which involves distributing the Krogan Genophage cure. Unfortunately, this mission ended with the loss of Salarian life Is there a way to complete this ...
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How can I use shotguns effectively in multiplayer?

I have been playing ME3 for a while now, and I have been trying out different classes and different builds. So far I have to say I can't really find any use for the shotguns, even as vanguard an SMG ...
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What kind of XP bonus can i get in multiplayer?

So I saw that I'm getting a XP bonus on the mission select screen: I guess the XP bonus is from having Unknown selected, but are there other kinds of XP bonuses that I can get in multiplayer?
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Do you still get War Assets that count on the ending after… (spoilers)

... attacking the base of the Illusive Man? Right now I am at 5015 Military Strength and did not get my EMS up yet. Considering that I need 5k (did not destroy the Reaper Base in ME2) to get the best ...
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Do Upgrades to “Power Bonus” affect an Engineers Drone?

You can get a lot of upgrades in ME3 that give a "Power Bonus". Since I kinda see the Drone as a "Power", I would assume the stats of the spawned Drone get a Bonus if you stack power? But since you ...
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Where's the line between friends and lovers?

According to this, this, and this, the dating world in Mass Effect 3 is exclusive to a singular person for the duration of the game. In other words, I'm not capable of romancing Ashley and Samantha at ...
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What happens if Shepard died in Mass Effect 2?

Can you still import the save? If so what happens?
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What sort of artifacts is Kannik looking for?

I'm trying to get General Oraka not killed. I've talked to Kannik in giving me the "top-of-the-line" weapons, but he expects artifacts from me. WHat sort of artifacts is he looking for & where can ...
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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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How much strength do I get from recruiting the gangs in the Citadel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Merc group is the best for the Aria T'Loak quests? The missions I have to do for them are questionable, and I'm a Paragon in this playthrough. Is the benefit ...
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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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Do I earn enough skill points to unlock everything? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many skill points will I have at max level? I'd like to know if I should expect enough skill points to unlock most of the skills, or if I;m only going to get enough ...
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How does the From Ashes DLC affect your war assets?

If you purchase and complete the From Ashes DLC, how many new war assets will you acquire? Are there any decisions that will affect the amount you receive? Will any of your other war assets be ...