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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Can dual wielding be an effective strategy?

Every time I attempt dual wield weapons it doesn't go very well. I find it impossible to defend myself, especially when there is no way of lessening the blow of an incoming power attack. The extra ...
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Fix for Words of Power quest bug

When I picked up the word of power at (spoiler) the quest didn't get removed from my quest log. If I select it the arrow still points to the wall even though there is no word to collect any more. ...
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Vittoria Vici's Wedding is horribly bugged

I'm doing the quest Bound Until Death and there are some pretty serious bugs surrounding the wedding. If you go to the wedding, there is nobody there, the Jarl is there and one other girl standing by ...
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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 Saarthal Amulet does not show up in my inventory

I have started the "Under Saarthal" quest and once I remove the amulet from the door and get trapped, it does not show up in my inventory. I have re-loaded several times with no luck. In one case I ...
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Why are some things invisible?

I've been playing Skyrim since it was released, and I've had a problem where certain graphical features are invisible to me. As far as I can tell, its a certain type of shader or particle effect that ...
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When do merchants start paying the actual value of items?

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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Skyrim Museum Quest in Dawnstar

I knew that I had the quest to visit the Museum and get the quest, "Pieces of the Past" but when I looked through to find it it was gone. I looked through all the quests I had completed to see if I ...
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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 the solution to the first Reachwater Rock puzzle

What is the solution to the first Reachwater Rock puzzle, I've got the claw (hard to miss) but can't find any hints as to what the solution might be. Update: I've bruteforced the solution, see my ...
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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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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 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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Skyrim exploding bolts

How long does it take for them to re-supply. I've come back periodically and they been here I'm just trying to figure out so I can always come back and shorter time to stock up
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How do I get rid of corpses?

In Whiterun there are two dead bodies that never seem to despawn. They are the cultists from the start of the Dragonborn DLC. I know I could just move them out of sight, but I have some weird feeling ...
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Where is Maramal?

I'm level 16, neutral in the civil war and I only have one house, Breezehome, and I have not completed the main quest if any of these facts are needed. I just want to speak with Maramal and buy an ...
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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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How do I reset NPCs in Skyrim?

I have been trying to play the Mage's College quest, but Mirabelle Ervine is frozen in place and can't go anywhere. I can still talk to her, but that's about all I can do. How can I reset her or reset ...
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What type of armor should I use as a thief?

In past versions of the elder scrolls and many other RPGs, thieves play with light armor. Is this also the case for skyrim? As far as I understand, both heavy and light armor affects sneaking, but as ...
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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 you walk from Windhelm to Winterhold?

I walked from Whiterun to Windhelm by following the signs and checking the worldmap. My final destination was Winterhold, however. Once I got to Windhelm, I couldn't find any more signs that pointed ...
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What do the pressure plates at the Sky Haven Temple entrance do?

There are 5 pressure plates at the entrance to Sky Haven Temple. What do they do? When I step on them nothing seems to happen.
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Is there a way to limit the amount your followers talk in skyrim?

Simply put, some of the followers just talk too much, for example meeko (the dog) feels the need to bark every 5 seconds. Likewise the Spectral assasin has told me the same things over and over. I ...
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How am I supposed to kill the frost troll?

So I've run into two frost trolls so far. The first one I took advantage of bad pathing which I feel bad about because it ruined the game immersion. The second one I used a full unrelenting shout ...
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Can Fortify Restoration go too far?

I have found that if you use the Fortify Restoration glitch too much you will end up unable to talk to anyone. Why is this? If it can be fixed on the PS3 please tell me how.
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Skyrim's slow loading screens

Skyrim on the Xbox 360 has really slow loading screens on my xbox? Is there anyway of speeding up this progress or is it like this all the time?? The questions that I raise are Is it the xbox that ...
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“No Steam config online” error when installing Skyrim on PC

I just bought Skyrim on PC and when I try to install it I have to update Steam. When I try, a pop up says "no Steam config online". What does that mean and how do I fix it?
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Where can I find the Daedric bow?

I've become accustomed to archery and want a bow with a bit more style, if someone could give me the starting quest and location of quest-giver that'd be great, or, if I have to find it, possible ...
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I can't become a vampire lord

I am playing Skyrim for a really long time, and I am on level 72 I started Dawnguard DLC and I refused Harkon's Gift, but after finishing Dawnguard, a dialogue option appeared with Serana: "I Want ...
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Is the light/heavy armor buff in enchanting worth using?

I've learned both increase heavy armor skill and light armor skill enchantments from breaking items, and I would like to know whether using them has a noticeable effect or not when enchanting a piece ...
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Is there a way to get an NPC's RefID in game?

When using the console to affect NPC characters you always need their RefID. I always get this on one of the two Skyrim wikis because the following help command returns only their BaseID: help ...
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What is the point of cooking food?

The amount of health restored is quite low compared to the hassle of getting the ingredients. Is cooking tied in any way to a skill so the health benefits become better later on? Finally, is it ...
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Which code/variable to look for to reset hearthfire Northwing extentions

I know that console command: sqv byohhousepale sqv byohhousefalkreath sqv byohhousehjaalmarch Will give me a ton of enable/disable stats ...
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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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Is it possible to continue the Main Quest Line if I took Whiterun with the Stormcloaks?

After taking Whiterun, Vignar becomes the Jarl of the city, will he help me like Balgruff did ? Will he help me to capture Odahviing ?! Thanks a lot !! Phil
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How is the inventory of a spouse's shop determined?

Since I married Mjoll the Lioness recently she's set up shop in my home and it seems like the merchandise she sells varies greatly depending her current location/actual inventory. I traded her things ...
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Skyrim: The White Phial - Refilling Times?

I just completed & repaired the white phial, and I chose healing, and I tested it out but now the phial is "empty" and under miscellaneous. I have tried waiting but it won't refill. Do I need 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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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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Objective of skyrim game [closed]

Is there an end to the skyrim game? Because if I just talk to someone who walks by road he suddenly gives us a mission and keeps on going... Whether there is an end to the game or its an endless ...
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How can I access the location of Shalidor's writings in Wolfskull Cave?

I've researched bugs on this quest and have not resolved the inability to access the location of Shalidor's writings when directed to Wolfskull Cave. I had completed the "The Man Who Cried Wolf" ...
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Does the crossbow from the Dawnguard expansion get your archery level up?

I have seen that you can get a crossbow in Dawnguard. Does using this increase your archery skill?
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Vaermina quest in skyrim

During vaermina quest in skyrim I could either get 'skull of corruption' or make Erandur follow me.... Is there a way to make it both to get the deadric artifact also make Erandur follow me?
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Is there a way to keep or steal back the jagged crown

In Skyrim after you give the jagged crown to Ulfric is there a way to get it back, Or where does he keep it so you can steal it
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Help reinstalling Skyrim on a different computer

I bought Skyrim and originally installed it on my sisters computer because mine was not present. I now have my computer back and I have been trying to install it again on this pc, but when I type in ...
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Trapped in cave with no golden claw

I forgot to get the golden claw from arvel and as I continued, rocks fell behind me how do I get the golden claw
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How do I drop items in a specific location?

I planned on dropping some gems for my treasure hoard in an open box that used to hold ingredients and is not activatable; however, they didn't drop into the box. Instead, they dropped all around me. ...
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How do you get a crossbow?

I'm planning on buying Skyrim for the PS3. I want to get the best crossbow possible in the game but I don't know how. But also I would like any crossbow. If you only know how to get the normal one ...
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Falion won't help me cure my vampirism

Trying to cure my vampirism, after loading a save AGES ago, and doing the quest to cure it. I get to Falions house, and it's locked. (These events in this paragraph happened the first time) I tried ...
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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 ...