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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How do I know if peace is possible between the geth and the quarians?

I'm basically trying to make peace between the Geth and the Quarians in ME3. I have imported save files all the way from ME1 and ME2. My problem is that I couldn't select the peaceful option on ...
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Which class is capable of dealing the most damage?

I remember reading in Mass Effect guides that the infiltrator class was capable of dealing the most damage in a given amount of time (DPS) in the first game. I think that has probably changed by now, ...
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Whats the value for EDI and Jokers romance?

I want them them to love each other but I fudged up and didn't get them to hook up on their own. How can I edit my save so they get together?
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Is it possible to get the best ME3 ending without Live Gold membership?

I'm playing with XBox360, no XBox Live Gold membership. 2nd-hand game, but there was free download of EA online pass, so I just redeemed that (but of course can't play multiplayer without Gold), and ...
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Which is the most effective Sniper Rifle, and where can I lay my hands on one?

As with the demo, I already find my Infiltrator Shepard is leaning towards sniper rifles as a primary weapon. So, excluding anything DLC or otherwise not in the core game, which Sniper Rifle has the ...
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What is the plot id/flag for the survival of the grissom academy students in mass effect 3 for the ME 3 editor?

At the very end of Jack's mission at Grissom Academy, you choose whether to send the students on the front lines, or use them as support roles. Sending them to the front line has them killed at the ...
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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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How do I actively avoid romance in Mass Effect 3? [duplicate]

I imported my female Shepard from Mass Effect 2 into Mass Effect 3, having romanced Thane. I have been trying my hardest to actively avoid as much romance as possible, yet alas, I must have been ...
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Does punching (renegade) the Quarian admiral or participating in the smalltalk on Normandy affect Quarian/Geth peace?

I remember reading somewhere that if you support a general but then Tali during the on-board bantz, you can get a +1 to the ability to have Geth and Quarians join forces. Is this so?
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What's the maximum number of squadmates I can lose on a successful ME playthrough?

Ok, I know everybody hates losing mates, but just for fun... The playthrough must be from Eden Prime to the final mission (so failing the suicide mission in ME2 doesn't count.) The squadmates "kill" ...
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Is getting really drunk and dancing going to solve anything?

In Purgatory, I have the option to interact with a couple of unique items. They seem like throwaway interactions, but I'm curious if they have any in-game use. At the bar, I can take a drink. I've ...
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Coalesced for credits in Mass Effect 3 not working

I finalyl figured out how to use Wenchy's Coalesced editor, and it worked for changing the highlight strength for intractable items in the game, but when I try to do the one for setting my credits, it ...
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Mass Effect 2/3 Download issue on Origin at 100%

A few days ago, I picked up the Mass Effect trilogy on origin for like $10, and just yesterday I finished ME1. I've tried to download ME2 several times now, and ME3 once as well, but both downloads ...
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How to increase N7 number in ME3

What are the different ways to increasing your N7 number in ME3?
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What attacks can I block with the Paladin's Omni-Shield without taking damage?

The N7 Paladin class has a special Omni-Shield that can block incoming attacks, at least until it breaks. When fully upgraded, the shield has 5,250 points of health. I'm curious if it's worth ...
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Do equipment bonuses stack?

In Mass Effect 3's multiplayer, you can equipment bonuses for your character in the equipment screen: My question is, if I equip two bonuses that effect the same stat, will they both stack with ...
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Can ammo powers override other powers as combo primers (or block them)?

According to the Wikia page on Mass Effect 3 power combos, ammo powers (incendiary, disruptor, and cryo) can prime combos as rank 1 powers in multiplayer mode (emphasis mine): Note that for ...
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Does reactivating Fortification cancel the melee bonus?

The description for the Fortification ability is the following: Reinforce armor using protective Foucault currents. Purge the current and send its charge to your gauntlets for increased melee ...
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When do Rachni War Assets show up in game?

I completed Attican Traverse: Krogan Team and chose to save the Breeder. Yes, I know, terrible idea, she'll betray me later. I'm intentionally aiming for minimum possible war assets this time. ...
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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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What happens with Tali if you chose not to continue the relationship in ME3

Back when I was playing ME1 I chose Liara. Then in ME2 I went with Tali. And then in ME3 when Tali shows up I chose to continue the relationship. However I've always wondered... What are the ...
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How to beat harvesters

I'm having trouble beating the harvesters, they'll often fly off before I can beat them. I've found using the sniper rifle works well but it fires too slowly and runs out of ammunition quickly, is ...
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Is it possible to kill the 2 Harvesters on Thessia?

This is near the beginning of Priority: Thessia. It's the encounter that's just after Outpost Tykis (where you find the M-560 Hydra, aka the weapon that can one-shot a Banshee) and is between you and ...
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Why did Miranda die in my playthrough?

Okay, I did everything for her to live: I met her 3 times, warned her about Kai Leng, (which happens automatically when you meet up with her via video conference in the Spectre Office), and also I ...
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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 fix the M-920 Cain glitch in the mission Priority: Earth in Mass Effect 3?

In the mission Priority: Earth, after landing in London near the crash site, I push and get to the second floor of the destroyed building on which the wreckage is located but I can't find any M-920 ...
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How to remove Mirror Match from purchases with Gibbed Save Editor?

I purchased the Mirror Match enemy type from the Armax Arsenal Arena store, but these guys are on an entire different level than the other enemies. I like to set enemy type to random to spruce up the ...
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Can two different PSN profiles be accessed by a single ps3 user?

I have a UK PlayStation Store account, I live in Ireland. However, just found out my Mass Effect Trilogy boxset is US region, so the UK DLC isn't compatible. Rage! I am wondering is it possible to set ...
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Why did Garrus disappear from my ship?

I just did some side quests after Tuchunka (I forgot how it's spelled exactly, sorry.) and I went back to my ship to speak with Garrus, because he's one of my favorite characters. I find that he isn't ...
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Can I tell Cortez I'm gay, but not date him?

Basically, my ManShep is going after Kaidan. I want to tell Cortez that "I'm waiting for the right man..." but that man isn't Steve. Can I do that and then turn him down gently, or will it lock me ...
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Do party members gain bonuses from using their “story” weapon?

In the DLC, the alien Javik introduces a particle rifle. Is there any reason to arm him with that instead of using the best rifle in the game (found midway through the game)? It's a pretty lame ...
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Group-benefitting ammo overrides in Mass Effect 3 [duplicate]

If a group member has, say, Armor-Piercing Ammo skill set to benefit the whole group at 50%, does this mean that it will override my own Armor-Piercing Ammo skill that is leveled to maximum and that I ...
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Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer - can't find other players

I bought Mass Effect a while ago and I didn't play multiplayer. Shepard died, I was unhappy with the ending, so I reloaded and now I'm trying to play multiplayer. I played at first without any of the ...
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Fabricate Mass Effect 3 File

Is it possible to "fabricate" a save for Mass Effect 3? I lost my save file for Mass Effect 3 after a freak computer crash, and I want to create a save file up to the point where I used to be. Is it ...
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I cannot load a Mass Effect 3 save on PC. Says I am missing DLC

The full description when I click resume game or load a save is "the selected save game cannot be loaded. the following downloadable content is missing: from ashes". I click downloadable content on ...
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Can I use Mass Effect 3 DLC while offline?

Every time I open Mass Effect 3, it connects to the EA network with the message "Validating DLC". For something like the pre-order guns, I don't see this as being a big deal, but for something bigger, ...
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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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Why does Wrex keep saying I have a Quad?

Wrex is an awesome character, and he seems very happy that the Genophage is going to be cured. One thing that is new to him in this game is that he's happy, and in his happiness, is cracking jokes ...
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How do I get my lost space hamster back?

My cabin just doesn't feel the same without my little space hamster friend to keep me company. I've heard that if you bought the space hamster in Mass Effect 2 and import your save into Mass Effect 3, ...
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How do i get Mass Effect 3 DLC to work?

I went and brought i think all story based DLC for Mass Effect 3 (Leviathan, Omega, Citadel Part 1 & 2 and From Ashes) and i had already downloaded the Extended DLC which expands the ending. ...
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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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ME3 Eve dies from stress? [duplicate]

I KNOW this has been asked but for the love of God someone please tell me a way around it! My first playthrough she lived. Did not have Wrex from ME1 because it was before I had downloaded the patch ...
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How do I make peace between the Quarians and the Geth? [duplicate]

I have an imported save from ME1 and 2. I've saved Legion, Tali was not exiled, I destroyed the heretics, I brokered a peace between Tali and Legion, I completed Rannoch: Admiral Koris and ...
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Play a specific mission over in Mass Effect 3

So I'm playing through mass effect 3 and I need to go back and get reference shots from certain levels. I was too used to steam and got this on on origins so all my screen shots didn't take. I need ...
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Which assault rifle does the most damage per second?

As an engineer with overload and incinerate I am looking to find the fastest way to drop an opponent after I remove their defenses. As I only carry one weapon to allow my powers to recharge faster, I ...
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Will an imported ME3 Shepard be the same as a new Shepard story-wise?

If I import a Shepard from a game I just completed, will his story (e.g. decisions made et al.) be identical to a newly created Shepard? Is the only benefit of importing a ME3 Shepard his level? ...
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Mass Effect 3 Insanity Problem

So, I finished Mass Effect 3 on 'Insanity' difficulty and I got the achievement for doing so on the 360. But, the 'All the missions completed' achievement didn't trigger. The thing is that I have ...
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How do I get to the “Personnel Facilities” waypoint in Priority: Mars?

In the second mission of the game, Priority: Mars, you fight your way inside a building and go up a large elevator. Once you take the elevator all the way up, you find yourself in an area that kind of ...
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How do you get the hoodie for Shepard?

I've seen footage of Shepard with a hoodie in ME3. Is this an accomplishment or something? Or is it a mod and not actually available in the game?
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I downloaded the 4 dlc in Mass Effect 3, and now i cant find any players

When I played Mass Effect 3 on PS3 before, without the free dlcs I could always find other players online. Then I saw a post in google about free dlcs and I downloaded them. Online pass ...