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 is does weight do to companions? [duplicate]

as stated in the title, what does weight do to companions. i know that it will make my power usage longer/shorter to use, but what will it do to companions, as it doesn't show what it will do in-game? ...
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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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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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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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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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ME3 MP: Actual damage reduction for the N7 Typhoon?

According to this thread the Typhoon fills the player's DR up to 50% minus whatever DR the player already has. Question: is this true and if so, are there other sources confirming this? If not true, ...
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Cortez thinks I'm gay, will it affect my chances to date women?

My male Shepard has been trying to be a general nice guy to Steve Cortez, maybe a little too much, encouraging him to take shore leave "for me" and encouraging him to visit the refugee remembrance ...
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Should I give this crazy woman a gun?

In Mass Effect 3, you find several ambient conversations going on among the many different people on the Citadel. My personal favorite involves the PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) sufferer in ...
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How can I change Thane's fate in Mass Effect 3 with 'Gibbed Save Editor'?

In Mass Effect 3 I've missed the meeting in hospital with Thane and now the Salarian Councillor is dead. What should I change with the Gibbed Save Editor to save him? I didn't romance him.
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mass effect 3 save editor conrad verner

Does anyone know PlotIDs for Gibbed Save Editor to add Conrad to ME3? I flagged Charm him in ME1 and I unflagged Shot him in foot in ME2 - still don't see him.
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Does Conrad Verner make an appearance in Mass Effect 3?

Our favorite wanna-be Spectre Conrad annoyed us for two games straight, and I'm curious as to whether or not he's back for a third round to once again irritate Commander Shepard to death. If he does ...
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How can I disable banshee screams in Mass Effect 3 multiplayer?

I play a ton of Mass Effect 3 multiplayer and I can't take the banshee noises anymore. How can I disable them, and if possible, only do it for multiplayer mode? I've tried just deleting the ...
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Mass effect 3 gibbed save editor and DLC Arrival

I'm using gibbed editor to set DLC Arrival as succesfully completed. But it doesn't work. I set 7451 as true and still Anderson blames Shepard in blowing up the mass relay in Batarian's system. Why? ...
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What's the point of different cooldowns for the powers?

I was wondering, what's the point of having different cooldowns for biotic powers (like charge and shochwave) if they all go on cooldown after one is used, and they all recharge in the same time?
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DirectX setup Internal Error when installing Mass Effect 3

When trying to install Mass Effect 3 on my Windows 7 machine I got the following message at 99% installed: I have made sure that i have the most resent version of DirectX form the web installer. I ...
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Do ammo capacity bonuses stack?

I'm playing a soldier and I've got both Incendiary Ammo and Disruptor Ammo at level 4. I see that at level 5 for each, there's an option for +30% ammo. I'm trying to plan out my build but don't ...
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Why am I unable to import my Mass Effect 2 saves?

I just bought ME3 but I don't seem to be able to import any save games from ME2. I even launched ME2 to be sure I certainly finished the game, which I did (and Shepard's alive). I triple-checked that ...
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XP gain while soloing ME3 multiplayer (or: “does it pay to have no friends?”)

Related: How can I effectively solo the co-op mode? | How is score calculated in multiplayer? So lately, I've gotten sick of being either #3 or #4 on the leaderboards at the end of missions. "How ...
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Samara vs Morinth, benefits of each choice?

What I'm asking here is which Asari provides the greater access to content, the best war assets, possible romance options, etc. I know that Morinth will be turned into a Banshee if you choose to kill ...
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Can I import someone else's Mass Effect 2 save on a PS3?

This question about where to find a full Mass Effect 2 save file made me wonder, on the PS3 can I import ME2 save data from another person when I play Mass Effect 3? I know PS3 save files are tied to ...
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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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Is there any way to overcome the glitch in Mass Effect 3 that results in Eve dying with Maelon's data available and prior missions complete?

I've played through the game three times now on Xbox 360 with imported characters, and can't seem to save Eve, no matter what I do. I've saved Maelon's data, had all possible missions complete before ...
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How to remove that annoying ammo symbol on ammo powers?

Is there any possible way (through a mod or direct edit) to get rid of the symbol that appears to the right of your weapon when using ammo powers? I really like being able to switch weapon ...
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Game hangs at the main menu while checking for downloadable content?

I just found there's a handful of free DLCs for Mass Effect 3, including an Extended Cut that supposedly fixes some issues with the ending. So, of course I downloaded and installed them as soon as I ...
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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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Is the N7:Cerberus Attacks mission internally time sensitive?

I know that the mission itself must be completed before the Priority:Tuchanka mission, and that's not what I'm asking about. Within the mission I hear a lot of hollering of "save me" from the ...
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Can I transfer mass effect 1 & 2 data on steam to mass effect 3 on xbox 360? [duplicate]

I played mass effect 1 and 2 on steam, but they do not have mass effect 3 on steam, so instead I purchased it on xbox 360. I read that there is no way to transfer the data over from a ps3, but I was ...
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How do I establish peace between the Geth and the Quarians?

Legion is cool. Tali is also cool. I don't want to pick between them. In ME2, I told the Quarians to not go to war, but they did so anyway. It seems that it's not possible to stop the war from ...
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Mass Effect 3 (Gibbed Save Editor) - What's Diana Allers Romance ID?

I recently romanced Diana Allers, after which we consummated our relationship. Now I would like to use the "Gibbed save editor" to change the status of the relationship so that I can pursue other ...
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Why can't I start the “From Ashes” DLC?

In ME3, I have From Ashes installed, but I haven't received any e-mails on Priority: Eden Prime. Is there a 1-time appearance or is it all the time? BTW I have an Xbox 360, so is it Disc 1 or Disc 2? ...
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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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ME3 Import Save from ME2 Halfway through?

Is it possible for me to import a Mass Effect 2 save into Mass Effect 3 if I have already done some missions without it? I bought and played about 10 hours of Mass Effect 3 already and I really love ...
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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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How do I use my Xbox 360 control pad in Mass Effect 3?

Don't get me wrong, mouse and keyboard is, to me, the only way to play the game seriously (multiplayer, usually), however, sometimes I just like to sit back and enjoy myself. Enter: The Xbox 360 ...
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How many resources do I need to own in Mass Effect 2 to receive a bonus in Mass Effect 3?

In the War Room of the Normandy SV2, Commander Shepard can check the current state of galactic readiness. While perusing the list, I noticed that I was reciving 25 readiness points from having a high ...
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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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Mass Effect 3 Loading Glitch

I'm on the first priority mission of the game, and when I get to the part with the turret, a few waves pass- and then nothing happens. Ever. I just get an infinite loading circle at the bottom right, ...
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Does Mass Effect 3 require Origin?

I am not particularly trusting of EA's Origin platform, with some going so far as to call it spyware. I don't care at this point about multiplayer in Mass Effect 3. I know that, more than likely, I ...
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How do I use biotic charge effectively?

Most of the time, using a biotic charge into a group of enemies gets me riddled with bullets extremely fast, what are some ways I can improve survivability and/or effectiveness with this skill?
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How long is Mass Effect 3 on normal difficulty? [duplicate]

How many hours does it typically take to play through the single-player campaign of Mass Effect 3 from start to finish on the default/normal difficulty level? How many hours does completing all the ...
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How much do weapon upgrades affect my guns?

This is mostly relating to multiplayer. Single player it's easy enough to upgrade the gun I want to be using... I'm wondering how much of an effect the weapon upgrades (i.e. I, II, IV, VII, X, etc) ...
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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't kill Dr. Eva at the end of Priority: Mars with an imported ME3 character on Insanity

I imported my ME3 adept for another playthrough on Insanity and breezed through until I came up to the part where Dr. Eva is charging at the player character in slow motion. I'm using a Paladin V ...
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How do I save Miranda?

Miranda died in my game, how do I save her? Is it possible to do? I don't have any saves older than the one for the mission, am I screwed?
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Mass Effect 3 console cheats?

I am playing Mass Effect 3 and I used console cheats to get all items. I used giveall and giveallarmor. But when I go to equip them in the bench where guns can be modified or where we change the ...
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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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My Shepard's face changes DURING the game

So I imported my character from ME2 to ME3, made some edits to the face, and played with it. No problem, until recently, where in some conversations my face is just totally changed (and... ugly.) I ...
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If I make it with Thane in the hospital, will that hurt my chances of getting back with Liara?

In Mass Effect 1, I got dirty with Liara. In Mass Effect 2, for lack of any better options, I bumped uglies with Thane. (Really, the choices for Femshep weren't that great in ME2.) Now, Mass Effect ...
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How and when do I recruit Tali?

I started playing the first few plot missions in ME3 last night, and very early on I recruited Garrus. Both he and Tali survived the events of ME2 (on my save), and I believe they are both potential ...
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Mass Effect 2 and 3 - Any way to stop Garrus Dying? [duplicate]

Firstly i just want to apologise if any of my information is incorrect. I took a long (Hopefully long enough) look at the Garrus Vakarian information on the Mass Effect Wikia page. I notice in ME2 ...