A fantasy action RPG from 2011 by Bethesda Game Studios. It is the fifth game from the main line of the "Elder Scrolls" series.

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Maximum damage in a single hit

I used to play Skyrim (without any DLCs) so I don't know much about new stuff that have been added. I feel like playing again (with all DLCs this time), and I am wondering how I can achieve maximum ...
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Do you lose subscriptions to (and files of) mods if it went from free to paid?

Now that Skyrim mods are partially not free, what happens to mods that have chosen to transition from the previously (and only) price of 'free' to '[insert any value that's not 'Free']', what happens ...
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Do the dual wielding perks affect unarmed?

In Skyrim, there's a few one-handed dual weilding skills; one that affects attack speed, another that affects damage. I'm currently playing with unarmed, which there is no skill tree for. Unarmed ...
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Where is Barbas- I Need Him To Stop Following Me [duplicate]

I've gotten the mission "A Daedra's Best Friend" and was given Barbas as a follower- but I told him to stay and went into a dungeon (Twilight Spelunker). He was gone when I came out, and I can't get ...
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Skyrim freezing after deleting auto-save files [closed]

I deleted some of my older save files for a different run-through of the game. However, while deleting the file, I accidentally deleted the auto-save files for my current run-through. Now, the game ...
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The cultists are missing in the 'Boethiah's Calling' quest

At level 29, I came to the shrine of Boethiah and put my follower on the conduit but I hadn't started the quest. I am now level 30 and have started the quest. I sacrificed the follower and it says I ...
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How do I allow saving in safe places only?

How do I allow saving in safe places only? e.g. Your home, tavern, or only in your bed? I am playing Skyrim on the PC. Is there a mod, console command or another solution that can allow this?
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Companion leaving and losing items

Whenever I am in a dungeon or going somewhere, and have a companion, sometimes they will disappear for a good long while. When they do come back, all the items I have given them are gone. How do I get ...
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What console command(s) will allow completion of the College of Winterhold quests?

I have done the College of Winterhold quests before and just wanted to use console commands to finish it again on a different character. What are the console command(s) to allow setting the quests as ...
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How do I get guards to stop chasing me? [duplicate]

I killed a bunch of people in Whiterun and a guard stopped me and asked me to pay up or die. I accidentally hit the 'back' button and left the answer selection. Now every time I show my face in ...
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Becoming unmarried after Hearthfire was removed?

So. I had a saved game with Hearthfire. I had two kids and a husband. I uninstalled Hearthfire, and then got on to do something and it saved after I had it uninstalled. I reinstalled Hearthfire and ...
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Skyrim - How could I change my character? [closed]

Okay so I started playing Skyrim yesterday and I am currently level 22, I currently have a Wood Elf Archer + Stealth. He does alchemy to earn money as well as sell off items that I steal, he is part ...
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How Does Making a Skill Legendary Affect Spells?

I'm at level 67 and I have a couple skills at 100, so I'm considering whether to make one legendary to improve leveling. But I'm not sure how making Alteration, Illusion or Destruction legendary would ...
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How do I exchange my follower for another one?

I have the Vampire Serana following me and I don't want to sacrifice her for the Bohethia Calling quest. When I try to hire someone else e.g. from pubs in cities, they say "it looks like you already ...
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My follower's body turns grey

My follower's body has mismatched color. So, I used a different kind of companion mod. This error didn't happen in one companion mod, but happened in all companion body mod. I used CBBE body, and ...
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Is there a map editor thats not a mod

I've played Skyrim on XBox a few times and I really enjoy the scenery. Skyrim, being a big puzzle on its own, has required me to look up a few things and I sometimes came across posts talking about a ...
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How do I get my saves back after using a character manager in skyrim

I started using character manager v2 today only to find out that it didn't work and deleted all my characters instead. Is there a way to get my characters back?
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Steam Skyrim different languages on the same computer

I and my brother are playing Skyrim from the same computer (using Family Sharing). The problem is that I prefer to play in English but he needs a localized version. There is the localized version in ...
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Does “Summon Arniel's Shade” Level Conjuration Skill?

I've been using "Summon Arniel's Shade" a lot, usually right when I'm first aware of an enemy, often even to lure enemies out. But my conjuration skill doesn't seem to be leveling fast: it's at about ...
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Are Area Effects Like Flame Cloak Supposed to Harm Allies?

Mercer Frey is the worst thief and worst "follower" ever, but his behavior on the Speaking With Silence quest reminded me to ask about area effects. My preferred tactic when in tombs is to lure the ...
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Amazing Follower Tweaks and Meeko: No option to leave service!

So I've downloaded the "My home is your home" mod so that my chosen followers will stay at my house when I don't need them. Before this mod I did not check if Meeko could leave my service, so I'm ...
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What mod added this little yellow icon to skyrims hud?

I have a lot of mods installed. One of them added a small yellow icon to the lower left hand side of my screen.It goes away while I am in menus but otherwise it is always there. I would love to know ...
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Skyrim and followers [duplicate]

Ok so one day I was playing Skyrim I had a Khajiit follower along with a dog. I had them stay behind me and not fight because I was afraid that they would die. I walked in and the door closed behind ...
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Can I get better prices for items by trading with different people

I haven't upgraded barter much in Skyrim and I was wondering if that was the only way to get better prices for my loot or if nobles might spend more money for jewlerry or armour
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Shearpoint: Can I Still Fight the Dragon Priest?

I already defeated the dragon at Shearpoint, and I collected the bounty. But I didn't see a Dragon Priest, so can I not complete the Dragon Masks? Or does the Dragon Priest just show up on it's own?
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Dragonborn DLC is in a different language from the rest of the game

I have the Dragonborn DLC installed, but the characters voices all seem to be in Polish. Yet, the rest of my game is in English and I don't know why. How do I resolve this issue?
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Skyrim not loading

I have been playing Skyrim for some time now but now, every time I try to load any of my files it takes me to the loading screen, then freezes before the tip can even fade out! It's always the first ...
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Dragon help in Skyrim. Can't escape

I was on my way to a temple to do a quest and of course a dragon shows up. I can't fight it since i am not skilled with arrows and my magic is very weak. (I only use it to heal mostly) I use the ...
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Skyrim Dragons Running When Hurt?

Okay, I've gotten alright at fighting dragons from a hiding spot with a bow- but when I manage to get their health really low they fly off! Is this because I've maxed out my sneak and they can't find ...
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What would the best follower be for skyrim?

What would be the best follower a Mage like me could have? I have a level 72 nord mage and I play on master difficulty, and I need something that'll keep the random encounters in check. Something ...
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How do I trigger the “Staff of Magnus” quest?

I am playing Skyrim for PS3, and after completing a quest "Good Intentions" for the College of Winterhold, I was told about Mirrabelle Ervine could trigger the quest "Staff of Magnus". He talked about ...
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How to get to Soltheim on Skyrim?

I have seen many explinations saying "go to a city and finish dragons rising" problem is that I had already completed dragons rising before I downloaded the DLC. How do I fix this. (There is no boat ...
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What spells can not be found as loot in Skyrim?

Yes, I'm aware that spell books are rare loot and if you want them all, it is more useful to buy them. But I don't want to - it is a roleplaying thing. I'm not a mage anyway and don't have the maciga ...
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Skyrim Indoor lighting deactivated?

I was meesing with the skyrimpref.ini file to stop shadows from moving with my camera and finally ended up removing shadows altogether. But now the interiors of most houses do not have indoor lighting ...
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I lost my weapon and can't find it [duplicate]

I lost my 35 damage ax in the temple by the drouger lord at level 19 and still can't find it, but I don't want to start the fight over again. What do I do
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What actually improves when you level up alchemy in Skyrim?

You don't have to look too far at all to find mention of what alchemy is or to find people asking for the fastest way to level up alchemy in Skyrim, but what does leveling up the skill actually do for ...
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Where can I find some smithing potions in Skyrim?

I'm wanting to know where I can find some smithing potions around Skyrim. I'm level 42 and I have tried looking at the alchemist shops and regular traders, but I just can't seem to find any. Some ...
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Is it bad to murder the witch with the cottage?

I accidentally stole an iron dagger from Anise's Cabin in her cottage near Riverwood and then I had to fight her and kill her. Are there any quests I may have missed out on?
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Where can I find the three word walls for the Phantom Form shout?

Wyrmstooth adds some cut content back into the game including the Phantom Form shout the Greybeards use when teaching the Dragonborn Unrelenting Force. Where can I find all three words of this shout?
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In Skyrim is it possible to use the console to target the nearest hostile npc

Just clicking on the nearest npc won't fit my needs unfortunately. I would like to be able to use it in a script that finds my closest enemy and tells me the distance to them. I am hoping to be able ...
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my Housecarl disappeared [duplicate]

I have the follower reya. I entered the lost knife hide out, turned around and immediately exited and she was gone. there was no fight so she didn't die. how do I find her
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Can't get Ulfic Stormcloak to agree with the peace truce in “SEASON UNENDING”

Every time I try to talk to Ulfric Stormcloak he always tells me to talk to Galmar because he needs me to run an errand. But... Every time I try and talk to Galmar he always tells me something about ...
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Skyrim Followers

Okay, this time, I want another follower besides Faendal who can teach me archery. I was wondering if it is possible to have Aela as a follower after the werewolf mission.
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Skyrim's Windhelm House

Okay, so I've beat the Blood on Ice mission and defeated the Imperial quest line, can I buy the house? Like, last I saw, Windhelm was burned, so can I still get it?
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Skyrim: Is it possible to play with new DLC in an old character?

To be precise, what I mean is, is it possible to buy the game with no DLC, create a new character (and play a fair bit), but then to buy the DLC, install it and play on the same character with the ...
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Can you be a werewolf even though you attacked Whiterun?

During the rebellion questline, I attacked Whiterun with the Stormcloaks and lost the quest to join the Companions, but I really want to become a Werewolf. Is there still a way for me to become a ...
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How to become a werewolf after you join the dawngaurd?

I just got the game and I heard that you can become a werewolf by joining the companions, but it is to late for me and I don't want to start the game over.
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Skyrim loading screen crash

I have been playing some modded Skyrim lately, and it worked perfectly fine, I played straight for about 1 hour without any problems. When I went to Adriane in Whiterun (After newly purchasing ...
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How can I smith higher levels of weapons?

Instead of only smithing weapons to exquisite, how I can smith better weapons? I have tried to use the weapon smithing skills constantly but I just can't figure it out.
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I can not remember who follows me in skyrim?

I have a little problem, I can not remember who follows me in Skyrim. How can I find out?