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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Why are there vines over the entrance to Bthardamz?

I am looking for Atherium shards for the key to the Atherium forge. I went to Bthardamz to search for them. After you go down the stairs, where you can pull a lever and the spinning blades come out, ...
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If your housecarl dies, can you get another one?

If My housecarl dies, will I be able to get another one? I need to know because I have mine travel with me everywhere and I pretty much mean everywhere.
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Ctd in Helgen (vanilla Skyrim)

So, I'm constantly crashing in Helgen right after alduin shouts. I first had the unofficial patches, skyui and racemenu installed and soon uninstalled them because I thought one of the mods was ...
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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 ...
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how do I reset my health on skyrim [duplicate]

I used console commands to have a lot of health, now I can't seem to reset it, I am almost invincible and it takes the fun out of the game please help
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Enchanting glass armor removes my improvements

I just finished improving my glass chest piece to 90 armor vs 68 unimproved. When I went to enchant it with fortify health using a grand soul gem at dragon's reach and it shows me that once I enchant ...
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What mod added this little yellow icon to Skyrim's HUD?

I have a lot of mods installed. One of them added a small yellow icon to the lower left hand side of my screen: It goes away while I am in menus but otherwise it is always there. I would love to ...
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Is there really a mermaid shrine in Skyrim?

I have heard rumors that on the 15th of the last seed near the serpant stone a black goat appears and if you follow it, it leads you to the mermaid shrine. My question is, is all of that true?
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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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How do I switch sides in the Civil War?

This is my first time through playing Elder Scrolls and initially I grabbed every quest that has come available... At first I thought I wanted to be part of the Imperial Legion but I feel like I ...
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Can I switch to the Imperials after I join the Stormcloaks? [duplicate]

Well, I don't know if this is even fixable. At the start of the game, I ended up joining the Imperials like I do any other time, but I accidentally joined the Stormcloaks by giving the Jagged Crown to ...
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Was Cicero the Adoring Fan?

In TES Oblivion, after becoming the Grand Champion of the Arena, you meet an Adoring Fan. In TES Skyrim, inside of Cicero's Journal Volume 1, you find that he posed as a fan of the Arena in the ...
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Is there a way to switch back into a werewolf from being a vampire without DLCs? [duplicate]

Is there a way to switch back into a werewolf from being a vampire without DLCs? And is there a way to be both (also without a DLC) in Skyrim? I am playing on the Xbox 360.
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Elder Scrolls Lore: Are Sheogorath and Pelagius the Mad the same person?

When I was playing Oblivion: Shivering isles and Skyrim, I thought that Sheogorath and Pelagius the Mad are the same person. If they do so, how did Pelagius became a Daedric Prince?
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Lost innocence lost the note

So I got the note and I store some of my things including the note in a Chest and when I went back To go get it it wasn't there anymore what can I do ??
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How can I get rid of a bounty and keep my stolen items?

I was screwing around in skyrim and accidently got caught lockpicking something. I have a habbit of stealing tons of stuff so if I pay bounty, or go to jail, I lose most of my stuff. The only way I've ...
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Nexus Mod Manager says "Unable to get write permissions for: C:\Games\Nexus Mod Manager\Skyrim\Install Info

I downloaded Skyrim from Steam, and I have a few mods from the Steam Workshop. I decided to start using the Nexus Mod Manager (0.46.0) only to find that when it scanned my games it showed the error ...
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Hearthfire bugs?

I'm playing Skyrim on PS3 and bought every property available in the hearthfire expansion. I have one fully decked out manor near Solitude and one south of DawnStar livable but according to General ...
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I killed Sinding and got his skin. Is there anyway I can get the Ring Of Hircine again?

I did the quest to get the ring of Hircine but I thought I was meant to kill Sinding. Now I have completed the quest and only have his skin. Is there any way that I can re-do the quest or go on ...
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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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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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Is glass armor better than steel plate armor?

Glass armor looks cool, but is it better at protecting my character than steel plate armor?
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How do I kill a giant?

I've seen and heard a lot of references to how powerful the giants are in Skyrim (e.g. Penny Arcade), so my challenge as soon as I get the game is to go and kill one. I'm sure that if I maxed out my ...
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After I murdered/robbed people, how do I get rid of the bounty?

I thought it would be nice to steal some useful stuff from people. However, the whole town got angry for me doing so. Seems someone did spot me doing so, I survived the first people by walking back ...
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Soul trap does not work - black soul gem

Soul trap does not work. I have the soul trap spell and I cast it on the enemy (human). The enemy shimmers and I kill them within a few seconds, but there's no further effect and my black soul gem is ...
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What happens if I tell my target I'm part of the Dark Brotherhood?

I want to know if there are any different outcomes based on how you handle an assassination for the Dark Brotherhood. I usually kill outright without any prior contact but during my last assignment, I ...
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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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How many children can I adopt?

I am wondering how many children in total I can adopt at any given time. If the number is dependent on where our home is, then which home allows me the most?
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Esbern won't talk to me about Dragon locations

First off, this is not Esbern not having a sound at all. He just responds with those generic greetings and speeches guards give you (even when you have a quest pointing you to talk to him). I have ...
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Is it a glitch for shadowed areas to slowly brighten in Skyrim?

While playing Skyrim, I've noticed many problems with shadows, for instance, sometimes, a shadow will form strips instead of a solid area on shadowed surfaces. I've been ignoring such issues assuming ...
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How can I complete the Blood on the Ice quest?

I had been playing through this quest and accused the court wizard of the murders in Windhelm. I went to see him in prison and he told me to look for the real killer at night. I ran frantically around ...
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What are the locations of all the purchasable houses in Skyrim?

I understand that the first purchasable house is in Whiterun. I want to know what other houses are buyable in the game and what cities/towns they are located in. I would also like to know their order ...
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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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The vampire everyone wants to kill (might be glitched) [duplicate]

I'm playing Skyrim and I'm a vampire and I kept feeding off people so now everyone that sees me they try to attack me I can't even talk to the quest lady to cure the vampirism. What can I do to stop ...
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How to remove/relock a shout unlocked by a mod?

I entered the Qasmoke room and there was a "test room" where you can spawn different kinds of mobs. At the door there were 2 buttons - 1 teaches you "Ash Spawn" spells the other one 'Dragon Aspect' ...
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player.remove spell 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 50point magicka boost with: "player.removespell 00105f16" but when I ...
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Dragonborn DLC is in a different language from the rest of the game

I have the Dragonborn DLC installed, but the characters voices all seem to be in Polish. Yet, the rest of my game is in English and I don't know why. How do I resolve this issue?
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Prevent keyboard and mouse from being disabled when using controller

Is there a way (outside of using external software such as xpadder or GlovePIE) to use both a controller and mouse/keyboard in Skyrim? This similar question covers disabling the gamepad so that the ...
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Forbidden Legend Quest: Gauldur is immobile

Having bit of a trouble completing "Forbidden Legend" quest. I'm at the forging of amulet part. After having fought the ghost of three brothers, Gauldur's ghost shows up. However, it doesn't do ...
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Stuck in the Night Mother's coffing during “Death Incarnate”

I'm having this problem with Skyrim that after I entered the Night Mother's coffin when the sanctuary was on fire, after waking up by Babette and Nazir I'm suck inside the coffin facing the Night ...
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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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Constant crashes near Whiterun

I've tried everything. I have about 50 mods, none of them alter Whiterun in any way. I've made the SKSE patch with a skse.ini and raised the memory. Decreased actor/item/etc. fade. Nothing helped. ...
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How do I fix the glitch, where I am stuck in horse perspective?

I'm not completely sure how it happened, but I got stuck in the perspective of my horse, even when it is dead. I'm not in 3rd person view, I'm seeing my character move around while the camera holds ...
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Recreate 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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Max & SAFE improvement percentage (%) for alchemy enchantment to apparels

My alchemy, enchanting and smithing skills are 100 and got all perks for these. I didn't cheat via console. I play the very last (legendary) and legal version from steam. Using the glitch ...
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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 Quest Glitch: Discerning the transmundane

I am having trouble advancing in the skyrim quest Discerning the transmundane. I give the lexicon to Septimus, and he tells me to the harvest elf blood. I then try to leave the outpost, but the ...
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Any way to fix issue where the mouse will select the wrong dialogue choice?

My biggest pet peeve with Skyrim is that its mouseover detection in menus is shoddy so that sometimes I'll click on one dialogue option but the game will actually select a different one. Anybody know ...
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Can I continue to harvest dragon souls after the main quest is over?

I want to make sure I learn all the Thu'um, and in order to do that, I need to acquire quite a few dragon souls. Should I put off the main quest as I slay dragons and find hidden draconic words, or is ...