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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Are the Imperials allied with the Thalmor?

I've completed the main quest in Skyrim, and now i'm wondering which side to join in the civil war. Is it true that Empire is allied with Thalmor? If it is, then I'll join Ulfric Stormcloak's ...
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Are there different outcomes for the Dark Brotherhood questline?

I'm near the end of the Dark Brotherhood questline and during my last mission, things went pretty badly. Now I'm wondering if my decisions had anything to do with it. Here's the situation: Does ...
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Sound mostly not working in Skyrim

I've recently gotten back into playing Skyrim, but I'm having some trouble. Namely, sounds are almost completely non-existent. Occasionally when attacking, or usually when speaking, all the sound ...
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How do I regain neutrality with Stormcloaks and Imperials?

I haven’t taken any sides as far as I know, but the Stormcloaks started calling me "unblooded" and the Imperials won’t let me anywhere near their camps. I’ve never hit a member of either faction as ...
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In-game sound gone after playing a while

After starting the game and playing for a while, suddenly the screen flicked, there's another white cursor, and THE SOUND IS GONE, all of it. There seems to be a lot of factors that caused this to ...
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Is the cooldown on Throw Voice shout bugged?

Just unlocked it, if I use the max power shout it recharges instantly, if I use the weak one it takes ages! Noticed in the shout screen the recharge times appear to be written in the wrong order, ...
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Companion Inventory Glitch

I'm about 60 hours in now, and have been using the same companion for the majority of the time. I really would like to keep using this companion, but lately she's been getting... glitchy. It ...
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Skyrim crashes on start. Do I need a new sound card?

In my computer I have both a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 SB0220 card and a Realtek ALC850 chipset on an MSI K9N4 nForce 500 motherboard. My game crashes on launch, just after the Bethesda logo fades. I've ...
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Orc and Light Armor

Trying to play as Orc in Skyrim, the character would be a sort of dual 1 handed fighter using bows too, between warrior and thief so to speak. I would be sneaking sometimes, but I would want to use ...
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How to murder efficiently as an assassin?

My character is a archer/sneak type of guy but I'm having a hard time playing the game. I can kill regular NPCs easily with sneak attack but as soon as I run into a more bad ass type of enemy I'm ...
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In the quest “a night to remember” Sam attacks me?

When I am at the end of the end of the quest "A night to remember" in the grove that Sam is in, he won't talk to me he just attacks me and I don't know how to fix it.
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What are the requirements to bribe a guard in Skyrim?

I've completed the Thieves Guild questline, and when a guard attempts an arrest there is a dialogue option that says, paraphrased, "I'm with the guild. Will this clear my bounty? (X gold)" Then the ...
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My companion won't wear her armor

For some reason, Lydia won't wear her armor when I give it to her. I've tried just your basic steel stuff, Elven boots and gauntlets, and a myriad of other things and none of them equip. When I bring ...
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How do I teleport to a location (LCTN, not CELL) in Skyrim

I know about the coc console command to teleport to a cell. When I use the help command I sometimes end up with a LCTN name. For example help Windhelm gives LCTN: (00018A57) 'Windhelm' Is it ...
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Help! I'm being attacked on sight in Dragonsreach!

So I came came back to Breezehome after a hard few days on the road ridding the world of several bandits, a bunch of necromancers, two dragons and a cave troll. I stored all that I wanted to, took a ...
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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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How do i level up archery fast in skyrim? [duplicate]

I already readed lots of guides about how to level archery fast but after my level is hight enough i needs hours to level please help me my archery skill is 51
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How do I find Meridia's Beacon in Skyrim?

I started the quest "The Break of Dawn", but when I set the quest as active it won't give me a quest marker. It also did this with the "The Legend of Red Eagle" but after a few hours, it randomly ...
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My save files are not located in my skyrim folder. where are they?

Recently i've been playing on my home pc and i was having a blast but due to some unforseen circumstances I had to go away for a couple of days so i copied my whole skyrim folder and put it in my hard ...
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What is the fastest way to level up my alchemy skill?

Do the type of potions I make have any effect on how much experience I gain towards leveling my Alchemy skill? Are there any ways to level my Alchemy skill aside from making potions? How effective are ...
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Can't smith steel

I have a lvl 16 char with smithing 25. I have unlocked the steel perk. But I don't get the steel menu while using any forge or anvil. I cant improve steel things beyond fine. Says not enough skill. Am ...
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How do I resolve Steam Error 65432/80?

I was downloading mods through Nexus for Skyrim, and I was testing the game every once in a while for CTD's on start up. After a few minutes, I was waiting for Wet & Cold Ashes (Dragonborn) to ...
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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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Living items in storage, will they stay there? [duplicate]

I just married Ysolda on Skyrim and now I am living in her place, if I store my items in the chests there will they stay there?
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All current quests are in Markarth - and they hate me there

Early on in my quest, Dryston would not stop fighting in a fist fight so I accidentally ended up killing him. Since then I have had to kill all Markarth guards I see, so my bounty is quite high... I ...
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Attacked in Markarth, Skyrim

When I enter Markarth Keep and get to the first set of stairs towards the King all the guards become hostile and start attacking me. Nothing happens until I reach this point, not even if I drag my ...
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I've lost otar and can't find it. [duplicate]

I have lost my dragon mask Otar and I can't find it anywhere. I've gone to all my houses and can't seem to find or remember where I kept it. I've gone back to Ragnvald to see if I might have just ...
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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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Is it possible to disarm or remotely trigger Runes?

So, part of being an effective thief is being able to disarm or circumvent various automated defense mechanisms. Y'know, traps. Tripwires are easy, and the kind that are wired up to doors aren't much ...
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Do guards ever take any action against you for shouting in cities?

Do the guards just keep asking you to stop, or do they eventually charge you a fine or something?
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What's the quickest way into Blackreach?

I didn't explore Blackreach much during the Elder Knowledge quest, and I also didn't complete the A Return To Your Roots quest. It took quite a while to fight through Alftand to get there the first ...
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How can I kill Beitild without anyone seeing?

So I'm on the first part of the Dark Brotherhood questline, and I have to kill Beitild in Dawnstar. I've done it before on a previous character, but I can't for the life of me seem to get it to work ...
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Sky Reflection Linked to Camera Velocity (Glitch)

I thought maybe this was just me until I saw an unanswered post on the Bethesda - Skyrim forums: loose sky reflection. Note that this problem only shows up if you've modded Skyrim.ini to reflect the ...
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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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Where is Malkus hiding the Weystone Focus?

I can't find the Weystone Focus on the body of Malkus. Where do I find it?
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Will items dropped on the ground ever disappear?

With the thieves guild missions to steal X amount worth of items from Y I find myself with a lot of useless items that aren't even worth selling. So usually I just stop and drop everything on the ...
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Two-handed weapon builds/play-styles that are actually viable?

I started an Orc character last week in Skyrim and decided to make him a two-handed weapon bruiser. Just doing Bleak-Falls I needed lots of potions... My attack speed was so slow that while doing a ...
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How do I resurrect essential NPCs in Skyrim?

I was having some problems in Whiterun with the guard because I needed to pay a fine of over 3000 gold (a considerable quantity for someone that just started the game), so I decided to kill all the ...
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Where is the Glacial Crevice?

The UESP Wiki states that the fifth way point is The fifth and final wayshrine, the Wayshrine of Radiance, can only be reached after a long, arduous trek through Forgotten Vale and Glacial Crevice. ...
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Why should I use a bound sword?

I am playing my first character in Skyrim and I decided that I want to focus on conjuration. Up to now I used swords for close combat situations and transitioning into a bound sword seems to be a good ...
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In Skyrim, what variables can increase the duration of invisibility spells?

In Skyrim, illusionists can cast spells such as invisibility. The basic description claims that the spell will only last for 30 seconds. Apparently "fortify illusion" on armor just reduces magicka ...
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Where do confiscated items go?

After getting caught stealing a few things in skyrim, I noticed that most of the stolen items got confiscated. However, when I went back to the original place of the item, it was gone. So my question ...
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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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Sapphire - Is there anything else?

I'm talking with Sapphire in the thieves guild, and the only thing I can do is ask her about her name. Then she tells me the sad story about how she was kidnapped. I just feel that there must be more ...
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Where can I find all three words of Champion's Spirit shout?

Falskaar adds one shout to the game called Champions Spirit. Where can I find all three words of Champion's Spirit shout in Falskaar?
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Wulfgar won't teach me Unrelenting Force's final word after Arngeir accepts horn of Jurgen

I am seeing this bug in Skyrim where Wulfgar doesn't respond though you found his horn. ...
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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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What are the new spells and where can I find them?

I am searching for the two new spells in the Falskaar mod, but I had no luck so far. Anyone know where I can start looking for them?
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Are the Stormcloaks or Imperial Legion the “Official” winners of the civil war?

I've finished the Stormcloaks and Imperial Legion, and both seem to have endings which could support an Elder Scrolls sequel in which a war occurs with the Thalmor. I'm used to seeing Bethesda make ...
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What sets of major collectable items are there in Skyrim?

Last time I played Skyrim I set my character the task of collecting all of the Dragon Masks. Because the masks are spread all over Skyrim and heavily guarded it made for a very enjoyable alternative ...