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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Does resolving the civil war make areas inaccessible?

After taking over holds and towns with the legion or the stormcloak, can you still access the place, or your house in that area? Does it change anything with your house or the area? Can you still ...
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Problems with Sofia for Skyrim

I was taking a look at mods for Skyrim and came across Sofia. So I went ahead and downloaded the BSA files, but it didn't work as mentioned in the mod description. Then I tried the Loose files (more ...
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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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Where is Lucia?

I really need to find Lucia (the orphan) and I can't find her anywhere. Can I teleport to her, or can she teleport to me? This would be very useful. And anyway, if you can't do that, where does she ...
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Is there a portable container in Skyrim?

I'm looking for a portable container, a carriable chest if you'd like. Something where I can put items in, but which I can put in my inventory itself. I don't need to be able to access items in the ...
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Why doesn't Jarl Balgruuf side with the StormCloaks?

This question has been bothering me for some time. I know the lore of the game but just can't put my finger on why Jarl Balgruuf didn't side with them. Ulfric really wants him on their side as a true ...
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“Ill met by Moonlight” quest: quest marker does not point to Sinding

So, apparently I'm the first with this problem; I assume so because I've yet to find any mention of this particular bug. I started this quest on a bit of a rough note as it is. I had to leave the ...
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What do I do if Arvak's skull isn't where its supposed to be?

I'm trying to get Arvak's skull so I can get the horse. But his skull isn't where it's supposed to be... It should be at the boneyard, on the pedestal, but for some reason it's not. How can I get ...
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Canticle bark, or, unseen uses

I gathered the bark with no problem, but am confused about its purpose.other than causing the ancestor moths to swarm you(?) does the stuff serve any other function?
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How do I enchant gloves with a worthwhile bonus on unarmed damage?

So I want to play Unarmed in Skyrim, so I got the Gloves of the Pugilist and when I disenchanted them and put that Fortify Unarmed on my gauntlets it changed the enchantment to 'Additional 1 damage to ...
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Why can't I become Master of the Thieves Guild?

I did the 4 'special' quests (Imitation Amnesty, Silver Lining, Summerset Shadows, and The Dainty Sload) and even after that I did the Khajit quest thing that was given by Tonilia. I have the guild ...
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How to make player face consequences from killing enemy npcs in skyrim?

How to make player face consequences from killing enemy npcs in skyrim? For example, if I kill a lonely bandit guarding the entrance to a bandit cave, and leave, a bandit party is dispatched to hunt ...
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Where can I obtain a glass bow?

I am level 26 and I would like to obtain a glass bow but I don't know where I can get one. I don't mind stealing it because my pick pocketing and sneak skills are quite high. Also I have a lot of ...
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People found dead in Whiterun

After few quests, I returned to Whiterun to see dead guards stripped. I searched their bodies, and they still had their helmet, armor, shoe, etc but they were naked... also in Dragon's Reach, some ...
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Is Glass Armor obtainable at level 1 in Solsthiem?

Is Glass Armor obtainable at level 1 in Solsthiem, and if so how much luck is involved with each method to find it?
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Nexus Mod Manager and Archive Files

The Nexus Mod Manager has my non-steam mod archives stored in C:\Games\Skyrim\mods. Do the archives I have downloaded contain redundant information, and do I need to keep these downloaded copies? Will ...
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How can I safely uninstall Perkus Maximus?

I installed Perkus Maximus before I ever created any save games. Now that I've played with it for awhile, I'm considering uninstalling it. I know I'll have to start over with all of my characters, and ...
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What does Pickpocketing : Perfect Touch do?

In particular, what types of items can I now steal that I couldn't before? I've not noticed any difference in getting the perk. Also, once I got the perk that lets you steal weapons, I noticed that ...
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Annoying glitch that won't let me finish the “Discerning the Transmundane” quest

On the quest where you get the Oghma Infinium book, I encountered a glitch that won't let me finish it, after transcribing the damn thing and returning the Lexicon to Septimus I was expecting the ...
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Do percentage bonuses stack?

I currently have three items that give a percentage bonus to Magicka Regen: Archmage's Robes: 100% Morokei: 100% Ring of Resurgence: 80% Are these bonuses stacking? Or should I drop the ring and ...
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Why is my game constantly crashing silently to desktop with no error message?

I have been searching for an answer to the crash-to-desktop (CTD) issue for days since I first began playing. All I come across are 10-page-long discussions that appear to consist only of new members ...
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Vittoria Vici's Wedding is horribly bugged

I'm doing the quest Bound Until Death and there are some pretty serious bugs surrounding the wedding. If you go to the wedding, there is nobody there, the Jarl is there and one other girl standing by ...
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Serana fighting Paarthurnax

I just completed the quest Alduin's Bane. Serana was my follower at the time. My problem is that during the fight with Alduin, Paarthurnax must have accidentally damaged Serana or vice versa, and now ...
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Is there any penalty to wearing stolen items?

I have a stolen silver ring. Does it affect people's reaction to me if I am wearing it?
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Can dismissed companions be trusted with my loot?

So I've beein running around questing with Uthgerd the Unbroken (lady from The Bannered Mane in Whiterun, I beat her in a brawl and now she's my pack mule). She has loot from three dragons and one ...
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How do percentage bonuses stack in Skyrim? [duplicate]

Consider the following two Enchanting perks: Enchanter (1/5): New enchantments are 20% stronger. Insightful Enchanter: Skill enchantments on armor are 25% stronger. If I have these two ...
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Skyrim Thieves Guild Bug

I know my game is glitched, because its been well documented on every wiki and forum I've looked at but I need an answer. I've gone through all the mainline quests, killing mercer, returning the ...
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I have bought Skyrim on CD, yet Steam is saying I have to buy it

I bought Skyrim on CD a few months ago and had no trouble playing it, Steam recognized that I had purchased it However, my computer crashed and I had to reinstall everything. In the time between ...
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Follower lost custom equipment after wedding

I've had Illia as my follower since level 25-ish and she carries most of my rare equipment that I don't have room for. However, I recently married some random in the game and then continued about my ...
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How do I Find an Escaped Prisoner?

I have a quest from the 'Companions' to kill an escaped prisoner. He is said to be roaming Haarfingar. When I bring up the journal and highlight the quest, It offers no clues on the map. I have ...
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Mercer's Plans seem to appear outside of a map

I'm on the Thieves' Guild quest where you have to find Mercer's Plans. I kept looking for it, but then I found out it was out of the map. Is there a way I can retrieve it? (I am on Xbox 360)
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Installing Fore's New Idles in Skyrim (FNIS) on Linux using Wine/PlayOnLinux

I'm a user of PlayOnLinux/Wine and I need to know how to install FNIS for my Skyrim. I can run GenerateFNISForUsers.exe using POL but there are no patches available. What do I do? I don't know if I'...
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How can I kill vampires?

The enemy type that is causing me the most trouble are vampires. I can deal with the lower level ones, but if I meet a high-level vampire I usually die quickly. I'm playing a Battlemage using ...
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Why am I moving slowly when I'm not over-encumbered?

My movement is limited as if I'm over-encumbered, but my carry weight shows 208/320. I've tried dumping everything in a barrel to get to 0/320 and I still move very slowly. Is there a way to reset ...
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How do I start the 'Diplomatic Immunity' quest?

I was playing Skyrim and I couldn't find the 24th stone of Barenziah. I looked it up on the Internet and I found out that it can be acquired while playing through the 'Diplomatic Immunity' quest. But ...
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How do you calm down startled animals so they can be killed?

Since animals all run faster than you, and at Legendary difficulty, have tons of health, I really don't have a chance at killing one unless I double dagger sneak attack them. However, once they are ...
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How does one enter the locked stairwells in Halls of the dead in Falskaar

So I went into the halls of the dead, had an epic battle with a dozen Deathlords after picking up the potion from the altar..and now what? There are 2 cage covered stairwells there leading down with ...
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Skyrim Follower lost [duplicate]

I have told my follower to wait at some place. I forgot where I left her. Now I've looked at the place where I found her but she's still not there. Is there any way to find her without searching the ...
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Light armor for more independent adventuring?

I have all the DLCs for Skyrim. I have leveled alchemy to 100 and have enchanting at 80 ( and will happily go to 100 for the purpose of armoring my mage properly). I am playing a standard caster (...
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How soon does the plot of land letter arrive for morthal thane?

How much time does the courier take to give a letter to you after you've become Thane of Morthal?
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'player.removespell' console command not working

I'm trying to delete the "highborn" powers from a High Elf character (don't ask why, it's for... reasons). I can delete the active 50 point magicka boost with:player.removespell 00105f16 but when I ...
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How do I get the Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows through console commands?

I was reading the UESP wiki's "Skyrim Glitches" article, when I came upon this gem: Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows These can only be acquired while on the quest Rise in the East, but ...
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What happened to my follower's inventory?

I had a partner in Skyrim, she was part of the Dark Brotherhood after they moved to Dawnstar and she had a lot on her like all the Labrynthian Masks. So I got the Skyrim legendary edition and I ...
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Where do I get Daedric weapons at level 40?

In Skyrim, I really want to get a Daedric weapon, but I am only level 40. Could someone please help me get one without smithing or using the Atronach Forge?
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Skyrim: Place names in wrong language?

I have a bizarre issue in Skyrim (PC) where a few location names are displayed in another language, or perhaps gibberish for all I know. Has anyone experienced this, and if so, is there any known fix? ...
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I never got the letter [duplicate]

I never got the courier letter on buying land and I have been to all the places that would allow to buy property but nothing shows us and I became a thane and everything
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How to fill a black soul gem? [duplicate]

So, I have to fill this black soul gem for Falion, so I killed a few Draugr and used Soul Trap on them within the 60 seconds but it didn't fill it? I emptied out all of my other empty soul gems and ...
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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 find out the additional 3 effects of ingredients?

Every ingredient for things you can make in Skyrim has 4 effects. The first one can be discovered by simply eating the ingredient. I know that the first and second one together can also be found out ...