Dawnguard is a DLC for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, announced on May 1, 2012 and launched initially for the Xbox 360 on June 26 2012 and other platforms 30 days later.

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Why is a Werewolf not immune to Sanguinare Vampirism?

After achieving Level 30 (+/-) in Skyrim, I installed the Dawnguard DLC and surprisingly in one of the Vampires' invasions (in Markarth, if I'm not wrong) I contracted Sanguinare Vampirism from a ...
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Should I do “Totems of Hircine” the 1st or 2nd time as a werewolf?

I am currently a werewolf, planning to cure myself for the time being, and some day get the Dawnguard plugin and then do some more werewolfing. Does it matter whether I do the Totems quest now or ...
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Consequences of letting Serana turn you into a vampire lord or soul trap you

If you are not a vampire you need to either let Serana turn you into a vampire, become a vampire on your own or let her trap a part of your soul. What are the implications of these choices? Do you ...
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How do the bow-related Archery skill perks affect crossbows?

I noticed* that some of the Archery skill perks are bow-specific or bow-related, based on their descriptions. I would like to know how they affect crossbows. Does the 'Quick Shot ' archery perk (can ...
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How to equip Serana? [duplicate]

I've been trying to give her some new armour and the like and she doesn't seem to want to wear it over her default armour. Is there a trick to getting her to equip items? Armour specifically? If I ...
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How do I get rid of my missing animal follower?

Dawnguard allows you to recruit an Armored Troll as an animal companion. The Troll costs 500 Gold to recruit, but when I attempt to purchase the troll, the game tells me I already have an animal ...
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What happens to spent perks if you cure yourself from being a vampire lord?

As a Vampire Lord you gain access to a skill tree with some perks in it. What happens to points spent in these perks if you are cured? Are they refunded to be spent elsewhere or are they used up ...
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My dog has disappeared [duplicate]

In the early stages of my game I bought Vigilance (the dog) from the Markarth stables. I then went on to build a house and adopt children, one of the children asked me if they could keep the dog. I ...
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How To Get Past Darkfall Cave?

I am at the quest "Retrieve Auriel's Bow". I met the last of the Snow Elfs Knight-Paladin Gelebor. He tasked me to go through this portal to get through the Darkfall cave to the Forgotten Vale. My ...
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Do you have to finish Dawnguard before Serana is a Regular Follower?

I have the misfortune of being a PS3 person playing Skyrim, but I am still holding out hope that Bethesda will deign to allow us to play their DLCs for this game. I have read a great deal about ...
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Shortcut to the Soul Cairn?

Geting to the Soul Cairn the first time took a LOT of dungeon crawling. Aside from the lack of enemies, getting out didn't seem any easier than getting in. I've got some side-quests left to complete ...
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How do I get into Potema's Catecombs for the Dawnguard artifact?

I'm doing the Dawnguard radient quests that send you to three random locations for three random artifacts, and I've been sent to recover a hammer from Potema's catacombs. However, I've finished the ...
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How does sunburst work?

I'm playing around with Auriel's bow and the sunburst shot and I have a few questions about its effectiveness. Can it strike a target multiple times? How much damage does it do? Does it cause ...
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Complete Scroll Scouting without joining the College of Winterhold

I'm playing through Dawnguard and have got up to the 'Scroll Scouting' quest. Is it possible to complete it without joining the College of Winterhold? The quest description says to ask in the ...
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Can I level a Vampire Master dead thrall to 42?

I am over level 39, so I can no longer spawn level 42 master vampires, but I was wonder if I could retain some lower-level master vampires and level them to 42 so I could use the bounty glitch to move ...
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Will I get a fine if I “vamp-up” in front of people I kill?

In Skyrim: Dawnguard, I recently became a vampire lord (VL). Now, I know that people remain pretty peaceful if you're a vampire (and you drink regularly). However, I've read that if you transform into ...
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Lord Harkon Disappears

After arriving at the castle, Lord Harkon gives you the option to become a vampire lord, but when I accept the offer Lord Harkon disappears. The cut scene continues though and I have the power to ...
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Skyrim Dawnguard DLC corrupted files

I was simply playing Dawnguard. I had just finished the entire Dawnguard questline when I saved and got off for about 2 hours. When I got back on, I tried to load my last saved game but it said ...
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Can you marry Serana in Skyrim: Dawnguard?

In Skyrim, I want to marry Serana, the follower you get from the Dawnguard quest series. Is it possible, if not, will it ever be?
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I retrived Arvak's skull but the objective to do so does not complete and the quest does not progress

I've found Arvak's skull in the Soul Cairn and picked it up, but the objective "Retrieve Arvak's skull" remains active and the soul who is supposed to give me the spell to summon him does not appear. ...
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Companions will no longer give me radiant quests [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot Get a new Radiant Quest from Companions in Skyrim I have completed all the Companion's major quests and did a single radiant quest to go fetch a family heirloom. ...
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What's the highest you can upgrade the Enhanced Dwarven Crossbow to?

I have got the Enhanced Dwarven Crossbow in Skyrim and I have upgraded it to Superior and it keeps saying when trying to upgrade it again "You do not have the level needed" Can you go higher than ...
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Skyrim characters before installing Dawnguard

If I started a character before downloading Dawnguard, will my character still be able to become a vampire lord?
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Faralda is not at the college [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can not get into the College of Winterhold My last question got closed, which sucked because I play on the PC, not the XBox, and the answer for the XBox one was not ...
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When can I become a vampire lord?

I know you get the chance to become a vampire lord in either branch of the story (after brining Serana to the castle if you betray Dawnguard or before entering Soul Cairn if you don't), will I be able ...
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Where do I find Arvak's skull in the Soul Cairn?

I am playing Dawnguard, the Skyrim DLC, and I have been given a quest to find Arvak's skull in the Soul Cairn. It is a big place, so can anyone lead me right direction?
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Where are the paragon stones and the paragon portal?

UESPWiki mentions paragon stones and a portal in Forgotten Vale, but I haven't been been able to find even one stone or the portal. Where can they be found? I would prefer directions from nearby ...
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Does Jiub's Opus page 9 eventually reappear?

It's not anywhere in the maze tower or on the floor of the maze tower, not near the portal, not anywhere around the chest at the top or in the chest and it's not on the ground on the outside of the ...
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How to placate a very angry priest?

So whilst going to rescue the Moth Priest 'Dexion Evictus' I think I accidentally might have hit him, not sure how. Anyhow the bearded maniac has taken this as a personal attack and refuses to accept ...
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Smithing Improvement became less effective after some time?

I did not level much after my last improvement for a dwarven bow, which gives a legendary status of 77 while using a ring, a necklace, an outfit and gloves that improve smithing around 25%. I also ...
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Stamina stopped generating suddenly

I was going through Blackreach fighting off some Chaurus hunters, etc, when suddenly, my stamina stopped recharging! I tried checking active effects but did not notice anything labeled in red, nor do ...
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Is it possible to change sides on the Dawnguard DLC for Skyrim? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to change from a member of the Dawnguard, to a Vampire Lord or vice versa (permanently)? This is simply a simplified version of my extensive previous ...
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Prophet Quest - Dragon Bridge

As part of the "Prophet" quest: There are 2 or 3 guards in Dragon Bridge (Stormcloak soldiers in my case) - but one is dead, having died in a battle with members of the Dawnguard. If I walk past ...