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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When should I start seeking out DLC missions?

I've already played through Skyrim on the PS3. Now, finally tired of waiting on Bethesda to re-align their fecal matter, I've bought the game and all DLC on the Xbox 360. While I did enjoy the story ...
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Does Dawnguard make any significant balance changes to Skyrim?

So I've been playing Skyrim for some time now and I've reached level 35. I heard about the new Dawnguard DLC but never bothered reading about it. I recently found out that you can now smith arrows for ...
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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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Do the random vampire attacks end when you finish the main Dawnguard quest?

Do the random vampire attacks end when you finish the main Dawnguard quest on the Vampire Hunters (Dawnguard) side?
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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 ...
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How many chances do you get to become a Vampire Lord

So, I am working on a new playthrough of Skyrim with the two new DLCs and I would like to work in being a vampire lord early into the game. Doing a bit of reading however it seems I have to select to ...
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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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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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What are the unique features of Castle Volkihar and Fort Dawnguard?

So my decision to pick the side to join will basically be the side with the most perks to offer as a home. What are the unique perks that each of the homes offer?
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How to summon Durnehviir?

So I've got the shout in my shouts list and I've unlocked all three parts of it, but I can't seem to be able to use it all, just the first part. Am I missing something? I still have a quest for ...
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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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Why do I suddenly have Dawnguard installed?

It has been ages since I played Skyrim (1.8-something was the last version I played), but as is often the case, questions here have inspired me to pick it back up. Careful owner of a modded Skyrim ...
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Serana's location for follower recruiting after Dawnguard quest.

After you dismiss Serana, she tells you she'll be waiting for you at the Glade, I went to the Ancestor Glade, but I can't find her [maybe I missed her]. :S Is this not the glade she was referring to? ...
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Will I receive a mage armor perk if I cast a flesh spell before turning into a Vampire Lord?

As you all know you are not wearing armor when in the Vampire Lord form. And, the mage armor perk in the alteration tree will improve flesh spells. I just want to know: If I am wearing heavy armor, ...
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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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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 is the name of fluorescent stone from Dawnguard expansion?

It is more connected with the world lore but I think someone might it find interesting. Is there any information about this stones in books or from NPCs? What is the name of it?
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Soul Cairn: Constant Health Drain

I've been training restoration just outside the Soul Cairn portal inside the Volikhar Balcony and I reloaded my save to continue training and now my character is experiencing constant health ...
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Is it possible to change from a member of the Dawnguard, to a Vampire Lord or vice versa (permanently)?

I activated the Dawnguard DLC approximately three days after it's release/inception, in late June, and commenced actively playing yesterday: July fifteenth, though I had already spoke with Isran, ...
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Do you have to have the Dawnguard DLC to become a werewolf?

Do I have to have the Dawnguard DLC to become a werewolf in Skyrim? I'm buying the game just for me to become one so please answer my question.
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I don't want NPCs to get killed by Vampire Attacks. How do I do this?

I bought Dawnguard before ending a questline from Skyrim. Because of that, I often visit main cities to do some quests. Every time I visit a city, I find dead bodies of NPCs that I talked to earlier. ...
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Becoming a vampire lord and getting bloodcursed arrows after curing Serana

I've finished Dawnguard and chose to cure Serana of vampirism, but now I think I'd like to have the option of become a vampire lord and getting bloodcursed arrows. I've done some basic console ...
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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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Trying to reset Dawnguard in Skyrim

After I beat the Dawnguard questline, I decided to try and uninstall the DLC from my console's hard drive to try and reset the storyline. After I uninstalled the DLC from my console and downloaded it ...
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Can't pan map far enough south

For some reason I can't pan the in-game map far enough south-east (past Riften). Basically I point my mouse at the bottom right of the screen and the map barely scrolls to Riften, it just wont go ...
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Why won't my follower, Serana, follow me?

I told my follower (Serana) to wait. But this is different. I told her to go somewhere and wait so it will activate the enemies. Well it did and I killed them. But Serana seems to be not following me ...
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Why can't I harvest canticle bark?

I am on the quest Unseen Visions, acquired the draw knife, and am now trying to extract bark from canticle trees. However, when I "use" the tree, it freezes my character for 3 seconds and then ...
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Trainers who sell as well as train

Does anyone know of a list of people in skyrim who train, and also sell things? I have lots of stuff to sell and training while I'm at it would be really helpful. I know of Gunmar in dragon hold ...
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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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Why are vampires at Castle Volkihar attacking me even though I'm a Vampire Lord, too?

I became a Vampire Lord, but one or two vampire NPCs still attack me in the castle and trigger all others, so I can't continue questline. Is there any fix for it? I tried to switch off all mods and ...
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What am I meant to do with Elder Scroll (Dragon) after completing Dawnguard?

After completing the Dawnguard storyline in favor of the vampire hunters, I was able to give the 2 scrolls (sun and blood) to Dexion, however the dragon scroll remains in my inventory. Is there some ...
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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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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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Not recognized as vampire

My character seems to reset each time I change to a vampire lord and back again. I am still considered a vampire by everyone in the game except for Lord Harkon and his court. The only physical change ...
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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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Dawnguard DLC disappears after turning off Xbox

I have been playing Dawnguard for awhile now and I got up to the mission where you get the dragon Elder Scroll. After I got it I saved, turned off my xbox and went to bed. When I got up next morning ...
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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 sell my Elder Scrolls?

These Elder Scrolls are useless after the quests, and they weigh 20 each, I know after I complete the Dawnguard side of the quest I can sell them to dexion for a dissapointing 6000 gold, and I had ...
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Will summoning Durnehviir level up Conjuration like I used a Conjuration spell?

The TES wiki says this about the 'Summon Durnehviir' shout: The shout Summon Durnehviir functions as a conjuration spell unlike Call of Valor. Therefore, if there is already a creature summoned, ...
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Getting Bolts as Vampire

I've sided with Dawnguard, but I chose to become a Vampire Lord during Chasing Echoes. Now the people in Fort Dawnguard won't sell them to me. Is it possible to get bolts while being a Vampire Lord?
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Serana disappeared during dawnguard questline.

I am doing the Dawnguard questline and I was getting the last elder scroll from septimus sigmus. I told her to wait while I was doing stuff with the lexicon as she kept getting in my way. She did ...
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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 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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What is affecting my character in sunlight?

I'm playing Skyrim PS3. I have skipped around on quests. I just finished the Dawnguard questline, and defeated Seranas Father. I chose to do another side mission and completed it. I then decided to ...
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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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Fix for Words of Power quest bug

When I picked up the word of power at (spoiler) the quest didn't get removed from my quest log. If I select it the arrow still points to the wall even though there is no word to collect any more. ...
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How can I get rid of the Falmer tome misc objective?

I've found Unknown Book, Vol. 1 and sold it to Urag, but the objective 'Bring Ancient Falmer Tome to Urag-gro Shub' is still active. How can I get rid of it?
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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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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 ...