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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Is it possible to 'deconstruct' clothing/armour?

Much like smelting ore gives you ingots, is it at all possible to 'deconstruct' clothing and armour to get the material(s) from them in Skyrim?
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What quest/dialogue leads you to Ivarstead?

After killing the first dragon and becoming Thane of Whiterun, the Jarl suggested I visit the Greybeards to learn more about the "power of the voice". I could see High Hrothgar was on a nearby ...
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Can I carry things inside of monsters?

Based on this answer I wonder - can I kill .... a rat, put all my things inside of him and just push him to nearest city (without slowing down) then extract my stuff and sell them?
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Are there any horses that can carry items?

In Oblivion I was able to give items to my horse. In Skyrim my horse is useless, all it does is attack monsters and get itself killed. I have the basic horse (1000 gold) bought at Whiterun. Are ...
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Which of my items should I take on missions?

I find a lot of junk that I want to sell to make money. Some things I can take with me when I explore, but my carrying capacity is limited. Should I only take what I need from an area, with the hope ...
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How do I know if an NPC is hostile?

When I see an NPC from a distance I'm uncertain of whether or not they will attack me on sight. What I've done up until now is save the game, go up to them, and if they're hostile I'll re-load my save ...
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I can't find Karliah at the Ragged Flagon

During a Thieves Guild quest, Karliah asked me to meet her at the Ragged Flagon. However, it seems that she doesn't show up at the rendezvous point. Where do I find her?
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I want a divorce! What's the most painless way of obtaining one?

Seriously, it was fun and all, but I can't and I don't want to stay married to the same woman for the rest of my life - one real life marriage is enough.. Is there a lawyer or process of some kind in ...
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Is the Companions quest line exclusive with any other?

I'm now faced with the choice of becoming a Werewolf, and well... I know it's silly but I honestly don't care or want to have the Werewolf power. Still I would like to enjoy the main questlines, and ...
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What are the “special items” Delvin is looking for?

In my travels across Skyrim, I've encountered a handful of items which possess particular value. A Dwemer Puzzle Cube here, a Jeweled Candlestick there… normally such things are hard to find buyers ...
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Can you paralyze dragons?

I have the master archery perk that lets you paralyze targets and a paralysis bow. Is it possible for me to paralyze a dragon? In the time I've played I've not seen it and was just curious.
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Why won't the first door in Saarthal open?

On the first puzzle of the quest Under Saarthal (the one with the six pillars), I enter the correct combination, but the door still doesn't open, and arrows are still shot at me. I've reloaded the ...
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How can I find out who I'm married to?

I've forgotten who my wife is. I got married, then decided to make a new character, but after playing that character for a while I got bored and went back to my first profile. I can't remember who ...
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Are the Stormcloaks or Imperial Legion the “Official” winners of the civil war?

I've finished the Stormcloaks and Imperial Legion, and both seem to have endings which could support an Elder Scrolls sequel in which a war occurs with the Thalmor. I'm used to seeing Bethesda make ...
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Can I turn the difficulty up higher than Master?

My first character is a level 60 high elf with 100 destruction, conjuration, heavy armor, smithing and enchanting. A room full of the 'most elite' type of whatever threat is around just doesn't faze ...
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Can the bard play music or musical instruments?

I've completed the quest chain at the Bards College in Skyrim, but can't figure out what to do next. Is there a next? Do I get to play any kind of music in game? Basically, what's the purpose of the ...
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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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Are the Master destruction spells useful?

I was wondering if the Master destruction spells are useful or just to show them off? I'm asking because it takes ages to cast and you can't hold them neither precisely point (Lighting Storm)... Have ...
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Why can't I get inside the College of Winterhold? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where do I get the key to enter the Winterhold College? I'm on a quest (Under Saarthal), and the quest asked me to go the College of Winterhold. Unfortunately, I can't ...
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How do you solve the Silver Hand quest?

I have a problem with the Silver Hand quest. I've become a werewolf and I've completely clear out the Silver Hand hideout and Skinner, the Chief Silver Hand, with my companion member Aela. I've ...
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What determines if item would be stolen or just taken? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can I sometimes take half of a shops items while the oher half is considered stealing? When inside house, usually all items say "steal" instead of "take" - make ...
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Is there a way to get the awesome robe enchantments on armor?

As a mage there are some nice clothes out there. I'm wearing: Master's Robes of Destruction +150% Magika Regen -22% magika cost for Destruction Pretty awesome. But not wearing armor makes me ...
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What's the benefit of initiating followers into the Blades?

Once you've discovered Sky Haven Temple, Delphine Jend tells you that if you'd like to expand the ranks of the Blades, you can bring followers to her, and she'll administer the oath and induct them ...
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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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Is it possible to kill Ulfric after joining the Stormcloaks?

So I've been thinking if it's possible to join the Stormcloaks only to realize Ulfric's an ass and kill him after that at some point of the game (I know you can't just go and kill him at first because ...
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How do I get powdered mammoth tusk?

Am I missing something? I can find plenty of tusks, but I just don't know if I can make them into powder myself or do I have to find them for sale?
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Which enchants are worth the most?

In terms of gold return. If I'm levelling enchanting by enchanting iron daggers, which enchant gives the dagger the most value? Assuming I'm using just petty/lesser souls.
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In Skyrim, how is the duration of the slow effect from frost damage determined?

Does the slow effect last longer depending on the amount of frost damage dealt? If I choose to enchant a weapon with frost, can I get away with adding only 1 point of frost damage so I can maximize ...
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Dragons are buggy - how to resolve? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are dragon fights buggy in the current version of Skyrim? I have a problem with my dragons in Skyrim on the xBox 360. Whenever I encounter a dragon, it behaves buggy. ...
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What option in Skyrim did I set that caused my books and book text to look small?

Currently, my books and text look like this: (Image was resampled from 1440 x 900 resolution) As you can see, the book and text size is very small in proportion to the rest of the screen. These ...
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Where can I find the key to the top roof of the College of Winterhold?

Where can I find the key to the top floor (roof) of the College of Winterhold? My game has glitched and Mirabelle Ervine seems to be up there. I think it was due to a dragon landing in the court ...
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I've been given a quest to collect an item from Lydia, but she is dead. How do I complete the quest?

Long ago in my Skyrim characters growth, Lydia was my companion, and then I entered a dungeon and it was dark, and I missed with my sword and Lydia died, but I didn't realise for sometime afterward ...
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Is there a way to get rid of the old enchant?

I have come across many enchanted items of the same sort. For example Items of Sneak that increase sneak skill by different percentages. Now throughout my game i think i have found out that when you ...
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Is the Dual Savagery perk multiplied by the Assassins Blade perk?

From elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Sneak_(Skyrim): Assassin's Blade Sneak attacks with daggers now do a total of fifteen times normal damage. From elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/One-Handed: ...
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How can I start the Blood on the Ice quest?

I am currently part of the Stormcloaks and just finished Rescue from Fort Neugard. The Jarl wants to make me a thane and is telling me to buy a house, but his steward is telling me the house is ...
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Where are the Thieves Caches in White run?

I spotted the Thieves cache symbol outside Belathors General Goods in Whiterun, but can't seem to find it, where is it, and the others in Whiterun?
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How do I open the gate in Korvajund Temple?

I'm in Korvanjund with the Stormcloacks and just passed the Ebony Claw door, but now I can't find anyway to open the gate: I already checked upstairs and found a hidden room, but that wasn't it. So ...
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Is the Master Criminal achievement broken?

I've completed all achievements so far, except the Master Criminal one, where you're supposed to have a bounty of 1000 gold or higher in each hold at the same time: Eastmarch (Windhelm) Falkreath ...
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Exactly how good of a follower is Aranea Ienith? Is she worth foregoing the Black Star?

I realize that there are already a variety of questions that debate the usefulness of the Black Star versus Azura's Star, and it's pretty evident that the Black Star is more useful--black soul gems ...
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Which hints would you give for an effective Assassin/Thief build?

what suggestions do you have for such build? Which perks should I pick? Should I enchant weapons or use grindstone? How would I regenerate health quicker without resorting to magic (even just out of ...
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What parts of Autorun need to be disabled to avoid Autosave lag in Skyrim?

I've read that disabling Autosave in Skyrim helps to avoid the lag it can create after the savefile has exceeded a certain threshold. However, I'm wondering if it really is all of Autosave that needs ...
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Skyrim is crashing my PS3

I've seen a thread or two about the lag problems in Skyrim on the PS3. However, I've seen few (if any) about Skyrim actually crashing the system. Perhaps my case is actually a lag, and I'm just not ...
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How do you reset the training counter with the console?

I can't find how to reset the trained this level-counter. Is there a command to do so via the console, and if so—what is it?
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Restoration trainer dead at the college of winterhold. Where can I now buy higher level spells?

So the restoration trainer at the college of winterhold, Colette Marence, is gone. I don't think I killed her myself, but she's gone, and I have been trying to wait for her. I've already searched the ...
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Should I play oblivion before I start playing Skyrim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Skyrim's story related to the previous Elder Scrolls games? Are Oblivion and Skyrim related? If they are, should I play Oblivion before playing Skyrim?
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No Dolby Digital from optical out in Skyrim

I'm trying to get Dolby Digital (DD) when playing Skyrim on my PC. I can successfully get DD to show up on my receiver (Onkyo 5.1) when playing a .MKV in VLC Player (and selecting SPDIF). However, ...
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Can I get my stuff back from a follower after he has left my service?

I had a follower (Jzargo) and had him carry a bunch of my loot. But I forgot to get it back from him before I sent him home. Now he won't talk to me because I'm in the middle of a quest involving the ...
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How do I build a good defense for character in Skyrim?

I'm a Reguard Warrior in Skyrim, but in just about every battle I get my backside handed to me. In fact my follower is stronger and can take hits better than I can, and I don't think she even equipped ...
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Where can I find items to Disenchant?

In Skyrim there are a number of Enchantments availble for you to enchant your weapons and armour with, which can be gained from disenchanting a weapon which already contained said enchantment. Most ...
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Elisif's Tribute - Where is the shrine of Talos?

I am trying to become Thane of Haafingar hold/ Solitude. I cleared out Wolfskull cave, Elisif asked me to take her Husband's War Horn to a shrine of Talos. It shows up as a Misc Journal entry. ...