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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How do I fix the Nightingale Hood glitch where it turns white instead of its normal black color?

At random times when I have the Nightingale Hood equipped it appears to turn white instead of its normal black coloring. This does seem to happen quite a few times at the Ragged Flagon. Is there any ...
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How can I recreate my skyrim save file?

So, after reinstalling Skyrim and stuff my save file has gotten somewhat corrupted causing random crashes. So, I was thinking, is there a way to export and import just the following things: ...
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My kids don't ask to keep my dog, why?

I got Vigilante, the dog, and I brought it home to Hjerim, the Windhelm house and my 2 kids won't ask to keep it. I have no other pets and I have left the house and came back 3 times and they won't ...
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Can I get back my saved data?

I have got really far in my second profile in Skyrim, level 41. It took a long time to get back to that level, because I had got a game-breaking bug on my last profile and I erased it by accident as ...
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How come some (but not all) of my items that I placed in a barrel gone?

I forgot about some of the things I stored in a container and now they are gone. The reason I am still asking is because I have tracked the specific item (Krosis) I am looking for in my saves. I ...
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Can't Get a Follower To Leave, At All

I recently had the Amazing Follower Tweaks mod, and I uninstalled it while forgetting I already had a follower in-game. Basically what's happened is my follower, Marcurio, refuses to leave my service. ...
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Skyrim Character Creation Problem

I'm playing Skyrim through Steam on the PC. Early last year I encountered a problem after subscribing to a lot of mods. After trying to fix it I gave up and am only just now attempting to fix it ...
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Where is the earliest place to sleep?

I want my character to sleep ASAP from the start of the game. Where is the earliest place I can do that? Let's say it's in Riverwood. Is there or is it possible for a borrowable bed to spawn, like at ...
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Follower's items disappear after “The Final Descent” quest

Before I played said quest, I told my follower to wait outside Raven Rock Mine and then I entered. I completed the quest and read the Black Book. When I was at the point where I could choose a Black ...
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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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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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Health is draining even after leaving the Soul Cairn

I did something that a lot of players did, and tried to go back to the Soul Cairn after turning back into a human. But I saw that it was draining my health, so I went to Serana and turned back into a ...
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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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How can I build shrines in my house?

I bought the land from the steward at Highmoon Hall in Morthal, so now I own the Windstand Manor. I have just built the main and the entry halls, they are completely decorated. I want to have every ...
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Skyrim bug. Water textures flickering, Screen stuttering black, and Animals flying into the sky

I have been playing skyrim for quite a while now. All of the sudden my games physics and textures are going out of their minds. I have my fps limited to 60 and vysnc is turned on. I would really ...
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In the Misty Grove, I found the dinner table, but none of the commoners is Sanguine / Sam

Skyrim -- I have all the DLCs and updates. I had a task that said to go to Morvunskar, despite the fact that I've never been to Rorikstead. I randomly went to Morvunskar and got to the portal to ...
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Is the amount of followers limited?

I've just got my first follower, and I'm wondering if I can get a second person to follow me. Is the game limited to one or two follower(s) or does it allow for a large number of followers? It really ...
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Is it faster to travel as a werewolf than riding a horse? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is a horse actually faster than running? Is it faster to travel as a werewolf than riding a horse? And which one is faster at climbing, werewolves or horses? Not ...
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How to reset base attributes Skyrim

Question: is it possible to reset base attributes in Skyrim, or otherwise set them to a specific value (eg via the console)? Background: I installed a couple of mods on Skyrim that lower attributes ...
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How do I join the DB? [duplicate]

I killed Grelod the kind, and then I talked to Aventus. But, the thing is, I can't join. Only 'you see, I already killed her' came up, and I tried that. The DB don't do anything! And I don't have a ...
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When do merchants start paying the actual value of items without bonus effects and perks?

When you pick up items in Skyrim it tells you the value of each item. However when I go and sell the items the merchants are only paying 30% of this value, at best. Discounting any perks or other ...
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How can I find Morokei?

I found Morokei (Mask) and wasn't using it, so I gave it to my follower. I think she then died. I know where she died (if she did), but when I go there her body isn't there. And I'm on XBox 360 so ...
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How can I get the elder scroll dialogue from the orc in the college?

Its been two days since I went with Parthurnax and Arngeir and no dialogue option appears from Urag at the college. I can't seem to get the option to be able to go look for the scroll.
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Can't start 'The Fate of the Skaal' quest

Trying to start The Fate of the Skaal but Frea and her dad won't let me. I finished The Temple of Miraak a while ago (about 20 levels ago) so I can't reload the save. I am playing on the PS3. I've ...
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Skyrim crashes my system when I open map

I came upon a very frustrating problem while trying to play Skyrim. Similar problems were discussed quite a lot (157 forum pages!), but I don't seem to find any solution to this. Problem itself: ...
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The Fate of the Skaal [duplicate]

I'm trying to start the Fate of the Skaal quest but Frea won't give me the dialog option, I finished the Temple of Miraak a while ago and can't reload the save. I also have the first word of the bend ...
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Frea is trying to kill me

I've been trying to play the Dragonborn DLC for Skyrim on the PS3. In order to advance the story, I need to talk to Frea and her dad. But every time I go near the village they try and murder me for ...
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Failed to enumerate subscribed files-no mods

I got the "Failed to enumerate subscribed files" error, which I know means that I have over 50 subscribed files. Thing is, I didn't. I thought one of them was bugged, so I favorited them all and ...
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Reachwater rock first door won't open although combination is right

I know the solution is bear, whale, snake - but the door still will not open. I have all 3 pieces of the necklace or whatever but it still won't open. I have reset my Xbox 360 many times to solve this ...
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pickable objects disappearing (invisible) and reappearing on the world, how to fix?

Sometimes, after I pickup or move some object like a book or a cup or anything, one other object near it will vanish (completely invisible) and when I move items again it reappear, it is usually only ...
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Can you be a werewolf and join the Dawnguard? [duplicate]

The Dawnguard just attacked me and killed me when I tried to join.
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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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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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When being a werewolf, is there a way I can heal my self?

I completed the Companions Questline and I got a power to transform my self into a werewolf. One of the disadvantages is that you aren't able to use your inventory or cast spells. Because of that, the ...
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Can I loot other Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary doors?

In Skyrim I destroyed the Dark Brotherhood; can I get into the other sanctuary doors (without being in the Brotherhood) and loot them?
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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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Where can I find the right combination for these pillars in Shroud Hearth Barrow?

I'm in Shroud Heart Barrow and encountered the infamous pillars, but I have no idea where the solution is to be found. Any suggestions on how to continue?
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Is there a limit to how much quarried stone you can mine? [duplicate]

I just installed the DLC, bought Lakeview Manor, and now I have to furnish the inside. It seems that I can only find a few quarry stones in the chest and next to a hill, but on the hill was a stone ...
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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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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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Becoming unmarried after Hearthfire was removed?

So. I had a saved game with Hearthfire. I had two kids and a husband. I uninstalled Hearthfire, and then got on to do something and it saved after I had it uninstalled. I reinstalled Hearthfire and ...
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How do I improve my house?

I received a book that told me I need to talk to someone to improve my house in Whiterun. Who is this person, and where can I find them?
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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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Can I use multiple enchantments?

When I destroy something in the enchantment table that has multiple enchantments, can I then enchant another item with those enchantments at the same time?
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'Totems of Hircine' quest markers not showing up

So, I picked up the Totems of Hircine quest from Aela, and the quest markers aren't there. I selected another quest to do, those markers showed up, so I did a few other quests thinking it would pop up ...
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Does my character's customization affect game play?

I have played over 100 hours of Skyrim. So far, I've only made two characters, a Nord woman and a male High Elf. I know that race definitely affects stats, but does their gender or size affect ...
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Black star won't absorb the souls of some people

When killing bandits or forsworn with a empty black star, eight out of ten times, I won't get a soul. The animation will appear and it will look like they are getting soul trapped but the star will ...
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It wont let me examine the crime scene or talk to Jorleif for assistance [duplicate]

Ive tried examining the crime scene but nothing happens and when i talk to jorleif there is no option to get assistance. Is it because i picked the lock? I also took the strange element is that why?
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In Skyrim does the resurrect command have any downsides?

A townsperson died from a dragon. Will anything bad happen if I use the command Resurrect to revive him? Will the town still think he's not there?
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Where can I find Ainethach?

This guy hired thugs to kill me. I read the contract and the guy was called Ainethach. Where can I find him?