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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Do Skyrim perks apply to companions as well?

Very simply put, do perks in Skyrim apply to companions as well? For instance, upgraded Archery skills, stealth backstab bonuses, etc. Or do they just apply to the main player? It could have a big ...
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Stuck With a Follower

I have the quest to bring followers to Delphine. I have a follower already, Aela the huntress my wife, but she wont be recruited. I try getting others but I have Aela so I cant. I dont know how to ...
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Will followers drown?

If you have Waterbreathing, but your follower does not, will they follow you into deep water and stay down long enough to drown themselves? I may play-test this myself in the next few days, but I was ...
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Will followers recharge their own weapons?

Related: Does my follower's enchanted weapon need to be refilled? If a follower is given some charged Soul Gems, and an enchanted weapon, will they use the Soul Gems to re-charge the weapon when ...
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What and where is this wall?

I've seen this wall several times on loading screens, but I don't believe I've heard any lore on it or encountered it in-game. I do have a few masks that look like they may belong to that wall, but ...
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Why can't I defeat Paarthurnax?

I want to kill Paarthurnax because I like the Blades. All my friends didn't kill him so I want to find out, on my own, what it's like to. I already killed Alduin and talked to the Blades. Now, they ...
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Are there any un-enchanted hoods that can be worn with other headgear?

The Thieves Guild hood can be worn with additional headgear, and I've tested wearing it with the Archmage's Robes, Vokun/Morokei and an Ebony Helmet. I couldn't understand why this only worked with ...
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Do you take damage if you stay underwater for too long?

My character seems to always be gasping for air when I resurface but I have never taken any damage. Is there a certain amount of time that you can stay underwater without taking any damage?
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Is Ulfric Stormcloak capable of a Dragon Shout?

How did Ulfric Stormcloak kill High King Torygg? Most NPCs including guards keep telling me Ulfric Stormcloak killed High King Torygg by shouting at him. When I came to Solitude, I found that Roggvir ...
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Does my follower gain carry weight bonuses?

If Lydia equips a pair of boots that are enchanted to give a +40 carry weight, does she receive the bonus?
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What can I do if I already killed a dragon for a Blades quest?

I have just initiated three members into the blades and Esbern gave me my first quest with them to go and 'Kill the Dragon in Skyborn Altar' but I have already killed that dragon and so when we show ...
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Can I still get the Oghma Infinium if Septimus is dead?

I killed Septimus before I got the Oghma Infinium. Is there another way to get the item?
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Thieves guild: How to find out which cities still need special jobs

This is somewhat related to this question: How can I find out which special thieves guild quests I have completed?, but I'm not yet that far and still doing the extra job quests for Vex and the other ...
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How can I find out which special thieves guild quests I have completed?

According to this question here, I need to complete a special quest in Markarth, Windhelm, Solitude and Whiterun. Unfortunately I didn't know this when I started the thieves guild career path and now ...
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Dual wielding daggers with numeric shortcuts?

I've assigned num 5 for to my Daedric Dagger and num 2 to my Blade of Woe. When I tap 2 or 5, the weapon in my sword-hand gets replaced. in order to actually dual wield, I need to open up the ...
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Companion rescue quest bug

On the first rescue mission I had, which involves saving a Whiterun stall clerk from some forsworn at a camp/dungeon, I went there and cleared all the enemies (even from the within the dungeon) but ...
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Is my clock broken?

I understand that the Tamrielic cultures have their own names for days and months: Tamrielic | Gregorian --------------------- Sundas | Sunday Morndas | Monday Tirdas | Tuesday Middas | ...
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Can't start “Glory Of The Dead”

The characters (The Huntress lady and such) are just standing around the dead silver hand after I've returned from collecting the witches' heads for Kodlak. The remaining Companions that are outside ...
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Sweep quest for thieves guild in Skyrim

I'm wondering if I've run into a bug on the Xbox version of Skyrim. I have a sweep quest for Vex in the Thieves' Guild to clear Bolli's house in Riften of three valuables. I've scoured the house and ...
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What is the effect of one point of block skill?

I have been unable to find the exact value of one point of blocking. The unofficial Elder Scrolls pages and other wikis do not list a value for blocking. As an example, for heavy armor one point adds ...
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Planning Perk Point Allocations Throughout Skyrim

Spending points on certain skills in the beginning can help you in your early game, but later on on you might wish you spent more points in other areas. Since Skyrim has no reset skills button(that ...
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What's with the spider?

In the Dark Brotherhood's Sanctuary, near where Babette usually sits, there's a spider. This spider is unique in that it is not aggressive, and does not even appear labeled or named when you approach ...
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Why do equipped items keep disappearing from my follower?

I am using Kharjo and every time I put a weapon on him it disappears! I tried enchanting the weapon and naming it, and even dropping it and making him pick it up and it still keeps happening. So far ...
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Can I delete quests? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to clear quests from your journal in skyrim In my Skyrim game, I have too many quests! Is there a way to remove some (preferably without the console), so ...
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Skyrim Dragon Souls [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dragon souls not activating new words I've killed about 10 dragons but I only have 2 shouts that work and I have bots and pieces of six others. Are the dragon souls ...
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Why have I become invisible?

After Brelyna in the College of Winterhold "experimented" on me, I became invisible. Now I am unable to see my character at all. Is this just a glich; is there anything I can do short of starting a ...
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Is there a console command to rename a follower?

I have a follower titled 'Dark Brotherhood Initiate'. Is there a console command to enable me to giver her a proper name ?
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Are there any quests for the Eight/Nine Divines?

I've completed Meridia's mission, and received dawn breaker (EDIT: oh, I would have never done this if I realized she was a Daedra!) :( I also completed the Sybil of Dibella mission and became an ...
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How does ownership work?

In Skyrim, there is a console command to set ownership, but I am unsure to what exactly it does. I know it makes it yours (or someone else's) but I don't know what the ramifications are. Can I set the ...
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Do world objects reset?

What I am trying to ask is: do objects placed somewhere by me simply reset? Context: I use a cool "mod" (not really a mod just a savegame with some console tweaks) where I am a bandit (affiliated ...
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What is the ideal location to go animal hunting for hides?

Nidoru, a now level 22 sneaky archer, for some reason loves to hunt animals in the wild to obtain their hides. What is the ideal location for Nidoru to do her hunting?
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How long will people stay frozen (shout)

I was wondering about this question,can only people who have tested it answer please, if you have a possible answer but can't be sure put it as a comment, thanks
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What is the key to a good sneak attack build?

It's my second char, after a pure mage. It's supposed to be a one-handed/archer sneak attacker with Light Armor. The build so far: Race: Breton (for magic defense) Level: ~18 (below 20, cant check ...
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What are the benefits of doing the radiant quests from the thieves guild?

I have done several dozens of the radiant quests from Vex and Delvin and earned a lot of money doing this. Beside the coin, does it make sense to do those quests? In the beginning I thought that ...
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Blood's Honor glitch/bug solution? [duplicate]

When I go in Jorrvaskr, my active quest tells me to go down to the Jorrvaskr living quarters, and the quest arrow leads me to where Kodlak is usually sitting - but there is no one in the seat. Kodlak ...
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Do Dual Flurry and Duel Savagery apply to single attacks?

Dual Flurry says "Dual wielding attacks are [X]% faster." Dual Savagery says "Dual wielding power attacks do 50% bonus damage." Do these apply to repeated single-strikes if I am currently ...
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Smithing doesnt go over 100

I have reached 100 Smithing. But when I wear: Ring - "Weapons and armor can be improved 23% better" (self enchanted) Necklace - "Weapons and armor can be improved 23% better" (self enchanted) ...
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How to avoid hostility during brawl in Markarth?

After I went to the warrens in Markarth during the quest Forsworn Conspiracy, I have to brawl with Dryston when I get back out. In theory nothing bad should happen if I stick to a fist fight, but all ...
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Are any Skyrim characters carried over from Oblivion or earlier?

So, I just realized the other day that Babette is 300 years old. While this is a fact that's been established to me a few times throughout my gameplay by now, I just now realized exactly what sort of ...
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My companion won't give me my items back in Skyrim

I have been using my companion, Lydia, as a storage space until I can save up enough to get a house. However, when I try to retrieve certain armor from Lydia that she is NOT wearing and was not hers ...
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Is ebony armor supposed to be weaker than glass when improved?

I came across something rather strange today: improving armor with no perks, 4x 29% fortify smithing enchanted items, and a 130% fortify smithing potion (made via 4x 29% alchemy enchantments), I was ...
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Which is best stat to level up when playing mage: health, magika, or stamina?

As a mage, I've put every single choice into magic, but I'm wondering how often I should be leveling up health or stamina. Is there a good ratio to follow?
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How do I Find an Escaped Prisoner?

I have a quest from the 'Companions' to kill an escaped prisoner. He is said to be roaming Haarfingar. When I bring up the journal and highlight the quest, It offers no clues on the map. I have ...
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Most useful destruction energy type and managing perks

I'm playing a pure mage build (might try to do the thief/assassin quests when done with the mage quests). Right now, I use perks sparingly. There are perks specific for fire, electricity, cold based ...
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How can I reset the inventory of a merchant via console?

I don't like having to wait 48 hours before a merchant starts selling stuff again. Is there a wait x hours command for the console - where I just type it and it has the affect of having waited for x ...
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What's the least skill levels that will result in character level 81?

Both of my level 81 characters got to where they are with power-leveling via Oghma Infinium. As such, I really didn't stop much to notice the smaller steps in level progression along the way. What I ...
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Lowest reasonable level to take on giants? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I kill a giant? I'm playing a heavy Mage build. I'm at level 9, have my destruction skill level in the high 30s. My standard battle tactic is to summon a flame ...
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Skyrim, activating abilities

I can't for the life of me figure out how to activate the High-Elf Highborn ability. For that matter, I have used scrolls in the past, but I've also failed to use them. How do activate ...
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What happens if I kill Hakon, Gormaith Golden-Hilt and Felldir? [closed]

Hakon, Gormaith Golden-Hilt and Felldir are the 3 heroes that help you kill Alduin at the end of the main quest. All three of them are "un-killable" as they just fall down and then stand back up once ...
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Why can't I hide from the Dark Brotherhood?

I just joined the Dark Brotherhood on my current character, and I've noticed it seems I can't hide from any of them. No matter what I do, the eye stays always open when one of them is in the room. ...