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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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What happens if I read the Elder Scrolls over and over again?

I already know the interesting thing that happens when you read the Scroll on the highest of Skyrim's mountains, and I already know what happens when you read a Elder Scroll anywhere else. I also ...
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Is there a Skyrim command to check if a player knows a spell?

I am thinking about making a mod for Skyrim. One thing that this mod hinges on is checking if a player already knows a spell. I have been looking high and low for a script command, but have yet to ...
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What does it take to persuade people in Promises to Keep?

Promises to Keep: Help Louis Letrush get Frost from Sibbi Black-Briar. In this quest, there are multiple chances to persuade people (the guard and Sibbi, twice). How much Speech is required to ...
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Is there a way to force a vampire attack to occur?

By vampire attack, I mean any of the encounters that spawn a vampire that can attack with Vampiric Drain, such as the "Vampire Trick" encounter or the "Vigilants fighting Vampire" encounter. But I do ...
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When do eclipses occur?

This site lists many Dawnguard add-on random encounters that occur "during an eclipse." Why do I want to know? I'm trying contract Sanguinare Vampiris ASAP. In an earlier play-through, I came upon ...
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Can you make a longer-lasting Fortify Destruction potion?

Is there a recipe that makes longer-lasting fortify destruction potions? I have been trying out different combinations for a while now, I have found some working combos on other fortify potions but ...
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Is there a way to level up only once when I have XP for more than one level-up?

A level-up only happens when you choose which stat to increase. Otherwise, you stay the same level. However, if more than one level-up is buffered, when you go to stat-up, you must level-up all at ...
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Is there a way to verify which Unusual Gems that I already have?

I have one less Unusual Gem than I expect and I don't want to go through the tedium of revisiting each location. http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:No_Stone_Unturned#Finding_the_Gems lists each Unusual ...
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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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Bug prevention MQ Line and Civil War

If I took Whiterun, Vignar is the Jarl, I advise Ulfric that I took the city, but it automaticlly begins a quest, something to liberate another city, if I stop there and I do season unending, will it ...
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When is day-time for the purpose of vampirism('s Weakness to Sunlight)?

While outside during the day, health, magicka, and stamina are reduced, and the regeneration for each of these stats is reduced by 100%. The reduction increases with each stage of vampirism. ...
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Does Mother's/Father's Love apply to all potion effects or just healing?

If you have adopted a child and you sleep in the same house as your child, you will receive the Mother's Love or Father's Love bonus, which makes healing spells and potions more effective. ...
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Is there a way to find out if I trained other than by visiting a trainer?

How else can I determine if I trained at my current level? Knowing this will help me by telling me if I still need to capitalize on the option, minus the tedium of searching for a trainer.
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Is it more efficient to wait or is there an efficient distance to travel?

For the purposes of resetting NPCs and respawning items, it can take—at most—up to 30 days (720 hours) of in-game time. There is an option to wait and there is an option to fast travel. Each passes ...
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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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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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How is the Kolbjorn Barrow rune totems puzzle to-get-a-helmet supposed to be solved?

Links to higher resolution, original upload. In Kolbjorn Barrow, there is a portcullis through which can be seen a helmet atop a plinth. In front of this gate are two animal rune totems and a ...
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College of Winterhold entry problem - Fear spell [duplicate]

This one is a bug, I think. In Skyrim you are told to cast a fear spell to gain entry to the College of Winterhold. I know that I have to cast it on the hatch but when I do she doesn't respond. 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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Why is Brynjolf guildmaster, not me? [duplicate]

I completed all the quests required to become guild master and was told that I would be guild master after I returned the key. But now Brynjolf is wearing the master armour and he is always too busy ...
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Can I be with the StormCloaks, do “Season Unending” and AFTER the MQ line, finish the Civil War?

So, if I pick my side (Stormcloaks here) will I be able to do the Peace Truce ? Cause I would love to do it, but as soon as I killed Alduin, I continue the Civil War quests line. I would not take ...
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My Staff of Magnus is Missing

I am playing Skyrim, and one of my Hearthfire houses, Lakeview, has dealt me a small issue. For some time, my Enchanter's Tower was the home of my Staff of Magnus, hanging in the center slot of 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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PS3 skyrim eye of the magnus tolfdir starts fighting me

After defeating ancano I'm suppose to talk to tolfdir but he starts fighting me and won't let me talk to him. I've tried leaving the castle and waiting fast forwarding time but when it comes back he's ...
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Can't open Great Lift Gate from Inside

Okay, so I got to Alfthand and made my way through the glacial ruins to Alfthand Cathedral. There's a lift inside the Cathedral itself which takes you back up to the surface of Alfthand. I did this, ...
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Breton resist magic cap in skyrim?

I have Breton character with 25% passive magic resistance. I also have an Elemental protection Block perk that grants 50% reduction to fire, frost and shock damage. Will enchanting my shield with ...
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What determines the power of weapon's Paralyze effect? [duplicate]

I've just added a paralyze effect to my bow. I tried shooting it at a guard at Dragonsreach and he was not paralyzed. If it's only going to paralyze crabs, it's not much of an effect. Is there ...
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missing spell effect on hand leads to crash

The spell effect goes missing from time to time. It is missing in 1st and 3rd person. It seems to happen with any spell. When this happens, I know the game will crash but only if: I have no hands ...
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Diplomatic Immunity quest problems

Ok so i put all of my stuff with that guy in the winking skeever, then i went to talk to delphine at katla's farm but before she finished i exitted the conversation and now everytime I talk to her she ...
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Can a werewolf join the Dawnguard?

It seems that you can't join the Dawnguard as a werewolf. They tried to mow me down the moment I entered the zone, and got a farmer killed (my companion) before I could leave the zone. Can you join ...
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How do I tell if I'm (not) gaining skill XP?

I want to disprove a claim that Sneak XP can be earned by sneaking around a corpse. However, I may run (or crawl) into complication in measurement. Is the only way to check if I'm gaining (Sneak) ...
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Skyrim Hearth Fire: 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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Rename items in Skyrim? [duplicate]

I hope if something has changed since another 2 years question. I have many items in skyrim which I obviously had no time to give distinct name(as I had 30 sec of enchanting potion and needed to ...
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What are the .skse files created alongside my saves for?

Whenever I save a game, SKSE seems to create a file with the same name and the .skse extension alongside it. Do these files hold any useful information, or are they some sort of debug output? I'm ...
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The Forsworn Conspiracy the guards wont talk to me [duplicate]

The quest was fine until I went in the temple. Eltrys was dead, but the guard wont do anything or speak to me. Now I'm stuck with a bunch of books in my inventory and I can't take them out or finish ...
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What happens to my old horse when I get a new one?

I bought a horse at the stable and grew attached to it, but I want to get a new horse from a different stable. What will happen to my old horse?
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My Dance of Death mod is not working in skyrim

Presently I have SKSE, Dance of death, Dawnguard and Dragonborn. Load order is like - SKSE>Dawnguard>Dragonborn>Dance of death I put all settings to 100% and also removed last player and perk ...
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Why does my framerate slowly decay while playing Skyrim?

This is a new issue that popped up recently and I have no idea what brought it on. As I play Skyrim, my FPS will slowly degrade over 15 minutes or so to unplayable levels, but only in certain areas, ...
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What is the fix (patches, mods, ect.) for the enchanting price bug?

There is a known bug where the higher your enchanting level when making an item, the less it is worth. While in the past, I remember being able to exit and restart the game to fix the price, I am no ...
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More than one character on Skyrim

Just wondering, I'm about to buy it and it sounds awesome, but how many characters can I have in Skyrim on the PS3? Am I limited to just 1, or can I make more than one character at once?
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Does Skyrim have invasive expansions?

I've finally finished the main quest line of Oblivion (only 159 hours in on steam, not including my presteam purchase that was probably similar) and likely to be moving on to Skyrim soon. My ...
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Skyrim: Curse of the crappy potions after resto looping

I did the Restoration Loop exploit to get an item that increases my carry weight by like 2147455654646 points, and ever since I did that and took off my Fortify Alchemy gear, all of my potions are ...
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“Strange Scrap Metal” after killing a metal dragon. What do you do next?

I have installed the Immersive Creatures Mod. After fighting a metal dragon I looted it and found "Strange Scrap Metal" which had "Blackreach" written on it. I read in the discussion on that mod ...
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How to save the life of Silus Vesuius?

I want to complete the Pieces of the Past quest without killing Silus, but even if I chose so, two Dremora appear who proceed to kill him immediately. How can I avoid this or protect him?
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Skyrim Corrupt save

So I've been playing Skyrim on the PC and just noticed my game always crashes around the perimeter of quest item "Call Odahviing to Dragonsreach" on The Fallen. To go back to a save that is not ...
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How can I fix NPCs who seem to freeze up when interacting with them?

I'm trying to finish the dragonborn quest and the NPCs freeze when I try talking to them. They just make me get stuck in the asking question menu. Is this a known bug? How can i fix this?
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People wont leave structures

In Solitude and Whiterun, people stay indoors ever since a random vampire attack and now they wont come out! I have the -When Vampires Attack- mod which make mostly all NPC's run into a structure ...
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How to Divorce my wife [duplicate]

How do I kill my wife? I married a assassin girl thing and if I attack her in my house will she attack back? Or will my housecarl then attack me? I'm stumped
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How to place objects in the showcases?

I have built a house in Skyrim and I am docorating it. So, I have crafted some showcases but I think it is too complicated to put objects in there. Is there any easy way to put objects in there? ...
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Can only adopt one child?

I went to adopt Frodnar and Dorthe, but at my house only Dorthe was there, and I can no longer adopt any other child (Frodnar is still at the orphanage) It says both child beds are owned, no matter ...