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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Strong companions in Skyrim

I've had a few companions who have died. What are the best companions from a health perspective? And from a damage perspective?
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I want to cure myself and be a human again [duplicate]

I want to cure my vampire blood but I am unsure if that will activate the vampire attacks again.
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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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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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360 controller sticking in 3rd person view

I'm playing Skyrim. I put it in first person view and as soon as I start walking around it jumps back to 3rd person. I've tried s1st,tfc,epc in console commands but nothing is working I want to play ...
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What are the consequences of my choice between the two NPCs at the start?

In the beginning, stuff goes down and you must choose one of two NPCs. What are the differences between them in terms of how my choice-of-whom-I-pick will affect me?
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I started to play Skyrim, but all the save files are deleted [duplicate]

So, I used to be around level 40 on Skyrim and I haven't played the game in ages but now i've started to play it again, and when I played it, it took me back to Level 18. I went onto 'LOAD GAME' and ...
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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 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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Pg up//Pg dn not scrolling in Skyrim's Console Command panel?

It's always worked fine, but when I decided to play today it wasn't working.. How I discovered it:: I found my follower had 800+ Ebony Arrows on him, I don't play "OP", so when I was trying to take ...
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What's the deal with the saarthal door [duplicate]

I need the combination for it and can't find it any where. I have looked everywhere I can think of.
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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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How to remove bounty completely using console commands? [duplicate]

I have created problems at many places in Skyrim thinking I would use bend will shout and now I want it to get cleared. The problem is I don't have saved games and set.playergoldcrime 0 is not ...
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How do I regain entrance to the Soul Cairn?

So I started the quest "Beyond Dead" and talked to Valrice, then I went to kill one of the guys but died. I got mad and left the Soul Cairn, but later I decided I wanted my wolf powers back, so I ...
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Resurrecting follower with items (items cannot be picked)

I'm playing the dawnguard DLC now and I've got the UFO (ultimate followers overhaul mod) and deadly dragons. I have 2 followers currently it's Serana and Faendal. Now I've equipped Faendal with a ...
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Unable to finish Lost of the Ages

While following a quest, I ended in Mzulft where I found the Dwarven Storageroom. Playing as a garbage collector, I cleaned it all, including the Glowing Crystal Shard. Several hours later, after ...
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Thieves guild: How to find out which cities still need special jobs

This is somewhat related to this question: How can I find out which special thieves guild quests I have completed?, but I'm not yet that far and still doing the extra job quests for Vex and the other ...
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What are effective tactics against leveled Magic Anomalies in Skyrim

The Magic Anomaly enemy in Skyrim is one of the few enemies that levels linearly with the player. I have finally encountered my first 10 during the College of Winterhold quest line. I am a level 43 ...
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Are there items that when sold to merchants, will stay in their inventory forever (aside from Dragon Claws)?

This answer in the question, "Can you rebuy things from fences if they don't sell that item in skyrim?" states that: Unique items (e.g. Dragon Claws) remain in the inventory of the ...
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How do I modify movement speed while attacking?

I hate all that "skittering" during combat? I'm looking for a way to modify movements speed while attacking or casting, similar to the way mods like Deadly Combat do. I would like to make characters ...
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Quest bug while returning Arvak's skull

I've found the skull but I can't find the soul who Arvak belongs to. The quest marker on the map just leads me to the remains of a bone man or soul embers as they're called in the game. What do I do?
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Can't learn the third Word of Power from Wulfgar

I'm playing Skyrim on Xbox 360 with no DLC. I have completed all the main quests until the Horn of Jurgen Windcaller and before I completed it I messed around with the game doing side quests and ...
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Skyrim - Is There a Fix for Illia's gear bug?

This is an issue specific to Illia, and I was wondering if there is a fix for it. I've done extensive research and have found the problem multiple times, but no fix. Illia is a mage that you can ...
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One piece of unique armor still applies bonus?

If I'm wearing a full set of armor (like Dwarven) except for the helmet, which is a unique one (for exapmle the Visage of Mzund), will I still get the 25% bonus for wearing a full set of armor? I know ...
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Why the console command of Vampire Lord doesnt work in Skyrim Dawnguard DLC?

I want to increase my perk of Vampire Lord skill in Skyrim Dawnguard DlC. I used console command but it doesn't work. I used Power of the Grave, a Vampire Lord ability, or a console command ...
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Skyrim Alftand Weapon

I cleared Alftand without any quest that required me to enter Alftand. I already read that there are two different quests on this location, and one is concerning a weapon. I would like to know which ...
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How often can you harvest Sleeping Tree Sap?

How often can you harvest Sleeping Tree Sap from the Sleeping Tree in the Sleeping Tree Camp? I've previously heard that it refreshes daily, or when the site resets (7 days after last visit?), or ...
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Where are the best house locations in Skyrim?

I'm looking for the best house location, for two different types of characters. Craftsman: The house must be very near to, or include: Alchemy Lab Arcane Enchanter Forge and/or Anvil Grindstone ...
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Skyrim Ill Met By Moonlight Sinding attack me after killing hunters

I accidentally hit Sinding with fire while trying to kill the hunters for the Ring then was going to go back in and skin him. But after accidentally hitting him, he is attacking me. All of the ...
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What headgear reduces prices the most?

I've learned about Blackguard's Hood: Prices are 25% better. Fortify Barter, 25 pts and Masque of Clavicus Vile: Prices are 20% better: Fortify Barter, 20 pts Fortify Persuasion, 10 pts ...
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On skyrim I want to find more of the unusual gem but I can't [duplicate]

I want to find all of the unusual gems for the thieves guild but I can't find any, I only have 3, are they in dungeons or where?
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Why can't I adopt children?

I have a child´s chest, a child´s bed, and light. I tried to adopt children from the orphanage but it doesn't work.
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Why can't I start the quest without the Dawnguard leader attacking me?

I recently bought the legendary edition of Skyrim. While trying to start the Dawnguard DLC quest, when it said to "speak with the leader of the Dawnguard", I tried to complete that objective but every ...
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Storing books in the Arcaneum library

If I store books that I no longer need in the Arcaneum bookshelves (the ones that are unlocked), will those books still be there if I look for them later, or can they become lost?
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The Forsworn Conspiracy

So went to Markarth to do the forsworn conspiracy and I got to the first part got everyone's diaries and talked to a bunch of people about Weylin and Margaret. When I go back to see Eltry hes already ...
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Can't continue College of Winterhold quest, Mirabelle won't give next stage

I am at level 56 and erased all my previous saves, so going back is not an option. At the College of Winterhold I started the main quest line early on, at level 12. I went up to 'Hitting the Books' ...
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Can you end Beast Form early?

Is there any way to end beast form early? I find myself using it to clear out a particularly hard portion of a dungeon at times, but then I have to sit around for 2-5 minutes so I can be my human ...
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How many hours have I spent in Skyrim?

Is there a way to see how many real world hours I spent in the game? I see people saying "I played for 50 hours" "I played for 200 hours", Is there a way to find that our or is that just an estimate?
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Skyrim HearthFire

When I load up Skyrim on my Xbox 360, it pops up with select storage device I select the one with my save and DLC. Moments later it pops on the text onto the screen 'Loading Add-ons' this Is where the ...
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Armor not showing on mannequins after I leave and return

When i put armor on mannequins it shows. But when i leave the house and come back the armor does not show up on the mannequins. It still is in the inventory however. I already tried the mannequins fix ...
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Paying High Bounty in Skyrim PS3

I was recently caught transforming into a werewolf outside of Solitude. I ran off and waited for a while, but now when I try to pay my bounty, the guards just say "Wait...I know you." on a loop every ...
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Skyrim thieves guild influence jobs glitch

So I have completed the thieves guild main story, I returned the key and everything, but I want to fully complete it. So I go back to the guild and try to take influence jobs to eventually become ...
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Stuck in the Ancestor's Glade

After I get the Moth priest Blade and read the Scrolls I tried to leave but the exit has a gate and the Dawnguard are on the other side with Serana. I've defeated the Dawnguard with shouts but the ...
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How do I get the staff of magnus back if I lose it?

I had my staff of Magnus in my Lakeview manor in Skyrim. I accidentally removed the DLC, and the house with everything got removed, along with my staff. Can I still get it back? I need it for another ...
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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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How to see exact health/mana/stamina numbers

Is there a way to display your total and current amount of health/mana/stamina in Skyrim on screen while you're playing? Is there a console command I could run for example? By default they are only ...
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After completing the 'main' quest, is there any sort of reward or recognition for your accomplishments?

So I finished the main story. I got back to Tamriel, expected some kind of a ... reward. You know, for saving the world etc. But nobody I've spoken to seems to care at all about that. Am I doing ...
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Gauldur legend quest

Where can I find the Gauldur Amulet Fragment for a stamina increase? I want to get the full amulet, but I lack the stamina fragment. Can someone tell me where I can find it?
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How to completely reset an NPC in skyrim?

I recruited Lydia as my follower and had never dismissed her before the bug occured. Here's the current situation: (a) Lydia keeps going home. (b) Lydia's dialog indicates that she is ...
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If you are disarmed and leave the zone will your weapon be there when you return? [duplicate]

I was in labyrinthian and was disarmed, as I had never been disarmed before I just thought my Mehrunes Razor had been Unequipped I promptly pulled out chillrend and continued on to get the staff I was ...