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 no butterflies in my greenhouse?

This is my second save with Hearthfire, and with the greenhouse in two houses. I never had any issues with being able to produce and harvest glow bugs and butterflies. In the greenhouse at Lake ...
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How do I hire companions in Skyrim?

I was playing a sneak style character with companion and liked that, but in one battle with a dragon my companion died. Can I hire a new companion in Skyrim? If yes, then where to hire them?
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How do I fix the broken land around my Falkreath home?

The plot of land for my Falkreath house is broken. The drafting table and carpenter's workbench are buried and parts of my house are floating. How do I fix it? Edit: The land is broken around all 3 ...
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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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How can I get a dog in Skyrim?

Can someone please explain how I get a dog in Skyrim? I've looked in Riverwood but I can't figure out how to actually get the dog.
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Should I store things in corpses?

I was looking for a safe place to store my stuff, but I am nowhere near able to afford a house, and haven't located any of the "safe" locations. However, I remember killing Alvor in Riverwood a while ...
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Why did I have a random Frost Troll attack in town?

I was waiting in Dawnstar to allow the Khajiit merchant's gold to reset. When it stopped, half the town was dead and a random Frost Troll had appeared. Dawnstar no longer has a blacksmith, nor do the ...
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Does being a dark elf fully negate sun damage as a vampire lord

If I am a dark elf will I get no penalties from being in the sun, like, will my health stamina and magicka still regenerate?
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How to remove bounty completely using console commands?

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 can I continue the quest in Bearclaw cave?

I'm supposed to get the key from Bearclaw cave. I can see the quest marker on the floor, but there's no damn key anywhere to be found around it. I tried looking for the quest ID so I could reset it, ...
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How do I determine my current bounty?

In Oblivion, one of the stats was your current bounty, which was a great way to double-check to make sure you weren't caught when stealing, etc. But Skyrim doesn't seem to have this. I've found one ...
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Can you cast a spell with a bow equipped?

In Oblivion I remember being able to cast spells while wielding a bow. Very useful for healing spells and night eyes. In Skyrim though either I'm missing something, or do I have to equip a single ...
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Where are all the Stones of Barenziah located? (No Stone Unturned)

I can't seem to find a few a of the Stones, so, is there a list available with the location of all the stones?
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What is the console command to advance the Werewolf skill?

As the title says, I am looking for an ability to add experience to the werewolf skill. I know that normally you can advance skill with the command player.advskill <skillname> <amount> ...
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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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Erik the slayer disappeared

I hired Erik the slayer, gave him new armor and weapons and went to a nummer of locations Before he disappeared and i could not find him. I waited for 5 days, did not help. But then I found him in ...
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in Skyrim my Character is not moving

in Skyrim my Character is not moving, I was using mods like dual sheath redux but I did not have skyproc, I think that was the problem but I don't know how to fix that, can someone help me with this ...
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Skyrim V elder scrolls. Ps3 format [duplicate]

Killed alduin, came back from sovrengard. Blades won't talk to me. And won't, until I kill paartanox. How do I get around this?. I'm the Dragonborn. Now my story has stopped. I killed ulfric ...
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Where is Cicero after he is spared?

It's said that if Cicero is spared in The Cure for Madness quest, he remains in the Dawnstar sanctuary and can be later hired as a follower. Well I did just that and I can't find him anywhere. Where ...
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Is a horse actually faster than running?

I'm pretty disappointed with my horse. He wasn't cheap -- 1000g -- but he just doesn't seem that fast. To make things worse, he's a bit of a wolf magnet and every time I get attacked I have to ...
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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 to re-enter town after stealing? [duplicate]

In an Inn, while trying to speak with someone I accidentally picked up an item, stealing it. The Inn's owner and wife immediately began attacking and chased me out of town. Every time I go back into ...
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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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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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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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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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How do you escape the Riften jail?

Through one deed or another, I have found myself in Riften jail. How I got there is not it important (I stole someone's sweet roll DX). Me, being the master criminal I am, have found myself in ...
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Save files too large [duplicate]

My save files are way too large! I have been playing up to lv 15 with ~40 mods and before I knew the word of it my save file went up to ~700Mb in size. Any way to reduce this? I tried to remove ...
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Can't get followers after Riekling follower died

I tried to get a riekling, so I left my follower then got the riekling. My follower went out of the place and disappeared. I went to where I got her and tried getting her again, but she said "You ...
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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 - I told a darkbrother hood guy (who was my follower) to wait somewhere and now i cant find him! [duplicate]

Skyrim - I told a darkbrother hood guy (who was my foller) to wait somewhere and now i cant find him! I reloaded the game several times, fast travelled across the map loads, waited like in game weeks, ...
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What are the unique features of Castle Volkihar and Fort Dawnguard?

So my decision to pick the side to join will basically be the side with the most perks to offer as a home. What are the unique perks that each of the homes offer?
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How do I buy the house in Riften?

Who do I talk to to start the quest to buy the house in Riften? I have talked the Steward, the Jarl, and did a quest for the court mage, and still no quest started. Do I have to kill the dragon behind ...
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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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Crafting multiple items without confirming for each item?

I often find the process of melting massive amounts ore or crafting multiple items tedious, as I can only craft one item at the time, and then pressing the confirmation button. Is there an easier way ...
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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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How do Trainers work in Skyrim?

I've been to one or two trainers for Destruction magic already. Since then, if I go to another trainer (different skill) of a level that I've already trained at, the dialog says I've maxed out my ...
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“At the Summit of Apocrypha” - No books to place on the pedestal

I'm on the last stage of At the Summit of Apocrypha, where supposedly the books collected during the previous chapters must be placed in the correct pedestals. However, upon interacting with any of ...
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Can I safely change race without removing vampire lord?

Can I change my race without affecting my vampire lord in Dawnguard? I don't care about skills, I just want to know about if it will affect my vampire lord ability.
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Getting back item picked up by guard NPC while having a bounty in Skyrim

When visiting Whiterun, I accidentally dropped Hevnoraak's staff which was picked up by Commander Caius. I had a high bounty from killing soldiers, so the guards attacked me when fast travelling to ...
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Cannot find Esbern to escort to Delphine

The quest tells me to escort Esbern, even though he is nowhere to be found, and when I select the quest it gives me a marker to Delphine. I checked Esberns cell and no one is there. What could be ...
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Is it possible to realistically use Lydia for the entire game?

I'm concerned with the information I've gathered about followers, namely the tidbit about how a follower's stats and level are set to yours when you acquire them. I've heard of console commands that ...
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Is there a way to get the Reeking Cave Unusual Gem before the associated main quest?

I want to get Prowler's Profit early in the game and I've been ignoring the main quest-line. In fact, I'm still on the quest after Unbound. I'm running the latest patches (and unofficial ones), so the ...
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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 stack soul gems in my inventory to make the list smaller?

I understand that some soul gems don't stack because of the size of the soul. You can't have a grand soul gem (petty) combine with a grand soul gem (grand). But sometimes my inventory has identical ...
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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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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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How to get a dragon soul for Bend Will?

I had Bend Will, so I tried to unlock it because I have 22 dragon souls but it wouldn't let me unlock it. I just went and killed a dragon but Miraak stole the soul from me. What do I do now?
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I murdered my wife, is there a way to bring her back?

A while back I married Camilla Valerius and recently I was was playing and I started to get tired of Faendal always coming over to my house in Whiterun, so I murdered my wife Camilla. However, you ...
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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 ...