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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Are there any unicorns/dwarves in Skyrim?

Are there any unicorns in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim? In The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion I have found unicorns. But I don't know if they exist in Skyrim. Also, there are rumours about dwarves in the ...
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Can I still fight for one side or the other after forging the truce in “Season Unending”?

In Skyrim if I haven't done any of the missions to join the imperials or the stormcloaks or signed up for them, can I do so after completing the quest "Season Unending"?
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What is a good way to manage multiple characters?

On Skyrim, it seems very difficult to manage multiple characters. Their quicksaves overwrite each other and you have to trace back the date of when you last did a "full save" to load a different ...
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Is it possible to become the Thane of both Imperial and Stormcloak controlled holds?

I understand that there is the possibility of the Stormcloaks capturing a hold, or city, such as Whiterun. Is it possible to be both the Thane of a Imperial controlled hold and a Stormcloak Hold, if ...
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After a horse's owner is dead, is it still a crime to take his horse?

If the owner of a horse(NPC) dies, and is horse is roaming around, can you take it, or will it still be stealing? If it is stealing, is there any way to make the horse yours if the original owner is ...
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Which is better; dual-wielding or fighting with a shield and weapon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the advantages and disadvantages of dual-wielding? I want a comparison between dual-wielding one-handed weapons and fighting with a shield and one-handed ...
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Fixing quest bug in Skyrim

I have been given a quest by the Companions to kill the Warlocks of 'Crossroads Watchtower' aka 'Falkreath Tower' for the quest 'Trouble In Skyrim'. However I already cleared this tower pre-quest and ...
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Why do some shops and houses stay locked during the day?

I've noticed this mainly when waiting for several hours through the night. I always make sure that it's around 10-11am, or at least 9, so the shops in particular (perhaps not the houses) should be ...
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Am I supposed to be one-shotting non-elder dragons?

My character's only level 38 and have not advanced very much on the main quest line yet (I blame Smithing and Enchanting :)). Only just came out of High Hrothgar and didn't complete their trial yet. ...
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Dragon not appearing at Bonestrewn Crest

I've heard that this particular dragon has been causing problems for people in that it won't die and whatnot, but it won't even spawn for me :(. I have a bounty for this dragon, so I would like to ...
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Killing people in skyrim and witnesses vs. bounty

In this question Is it ok to kill guards? on of the comments suggested "Just make sure you also kill any witnesses". Is that comment correct? In previous elder scrolls game it doesn't matter is ...
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Can you not do the bucket trick on Xbox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I manipulate objects? There is a trick to steal things by putting a bucket on someones head: ...
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What is the least damaging creature in Skyrim?

So there are a number of exploits that require an enemy nearby, but for the case of armor or blocking skills you need to be getting hit. So I was curious. Of all the creatures in Skyrim, that will ...
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Do any unique items spawn in (upgraded) houses?

You can spend a lot of money upgrading your house(s) in Skyrim, which will eventually include things like food, potions and ingredients spawning in the house (one-off or respawning, I'm still not ...
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Are any of the eligible bachelorettes Bards?

Call me odd, but I've come to enjoy the occasional encounters with female bards in certain bars around Skyrim. Something about their songs just seems to add a bit of coziness to the environment. I'm ...
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Overloaded Bookshelf?

It seems I may have inadvertently overloaded a bookshelf in one of my houses, and now I can't open the bookshelf's inventory or read any of the books on it. Is this a well-known bug? Is there a good ...
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When to use Fury?

I just got Skyrim today and I am confused by an ability. I am playing as a high elf mage and I have got the Fury skill but cannot figure out when I would use it. Can anyone explain to me when and why ...
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Is it ok to kill guards?

I do know I can kill them using a bow and nobody will care, if I don't get noticed. Does it have any side effects? I do know that they "help" me when a dragon attacks, but they are useless and I have ...
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What is the code from the table of enchantments for armor? [closed]

I wonder why some items have incomplete enchantments like it isn't possible to entchant a boot with fortify alchemy. Is this a bug or a special code? Here is the list of enchantment: ...
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Will wearing skill fortifying items to boost my skill above 100 stop that skill from levelling up?

For example, if my one-handed skill is at 90, and I use an enchanted ring to boost that skill to 105, then go bashing away at Falmer for a while, will the skill level bar continue to fill, or will it ...
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How do I create a Fortify Enchantment potion up to +32%?

How do I create a fortify enchantement potion up to 32%? I've read this chart http://forums.runicgames.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=20366 and I wonder how is this possible? I've 5 fortify alchemy items ...
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Is there any actual use for food in Skyrim? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the point of cooking food? My current character has been in this world for 128 days, and eaten twice. Is there any actual use for food in this game, other than ...
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Draugr Wight Lord disarmed me, can't find my weapon

So I was fighting the Draugr Wight Lord at Silverdrift Lair, and he used the Disarm shout on me and made me drop my Elven Bow. I didn't notice at the time because I switched to a sword right after ...
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How to get Derkeethus out of the cave?

How to get Derkeethus out of the cave? I've tried pushing him and finally attacking him... i dont know what else to do. He wont go out either exit. Any ideas?
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What can I use my extra dragon souls for?

Dragons seem to breed like rabbits and they keep at it forever. After collecting the ~44 dragon souls needed to unlock all the shouts what can I do with extra souls I collect?
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I lost a Daedric Ebony Blade, how can I find it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find a lost item? I have been searching for every rare weapon in skyrim Xbox 360 elite. I had the ebony blade (daedric) and either dropped it in my home, put ...
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How do I make a horse follow me?

I've found a horse in Skryim and I ride it a bit to explore the wild but how do I make the horse to follow me? Everytime I unride the horse it went in another direction and I can't find it in where I ...
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Where are the best house locations in Skyrim?

I'm looking for the best house location, for two different types of characters. Craftsman: The house must be very near to, or include: Alchemy Lab Arcane Enchanter Forge and/or Anvil Grindstone ...
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Is the type of Dremora summoned by the Sanguine Rose variable each time it is used?

I just got the titular staff and it appears to summon a melee-type Dremora Kynreeve every time I use it. Will this ever change?
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Why was I allowed to loot the Invarstead inn? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can I sometimes take half of a shops items while the oher half is considered stealing? Maybe I missed a piece of dialogue that explained this, but when I entered the ...
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How do I focus these crystals? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Revealing the unseen - Focus the oculory - Why can't I focus the focus crystal? In Mzult Aedrome, the wizard who's accompanying me says I have to use some of the ...
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Where can I find the key to the door in Mzulft Aedrome?

I'm in Mzulft Aedrome and ran into this door, but apparently it requires a key. Can it be found inside the dungeon or did I miss a quest when I entered this place?
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When should I replace my companion?

I'm level 27, and I've been adventuring with Lydia for most of my game. I find she gets the job done, and most importantly taunts mobs off me if that happens enough for me to take out smaller mobs. ...
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The Forsworn Conspiracy

So went to Markarth to do the forsworn conspiracy and I got to the first part got everyone's diaries and talked to a bunch of people about Weylin and Margaret. When I go back to see Eltry hes already ...
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Giving Chronicles of Nchuleft to Urag - 'Fetch me that book' quest

I dont know if anyone else has had this problem but I went to Bleak Falls Barrow near when I first started playing the game and I got the book Chronicles of Nchuleft. The quest is back in my menu ...
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Clear Skies Dragon Shout Refuses To Clear Winterhold

I finally got to the main quest, and got the Clear Skies shout. Got all 3 words. It works everywhere, but Winterhold. I have a couple quests going in and around Winterhold. Everytime I visit ...
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How does Unarmed work with the dual attack perks?

So dual flurry effects unarmed but what of dual savagery? If dual savegery does apply doesn't that dramatically increase damage output by 50%. Also can't you increase the amount of the enchantment ...
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Is it worth installing Skyrim to the Xbox hard drive now that the texture bug is fixed?

I know that Skyrim had a texture streaming bug on Xbox 360 when it first launched, but the patch a few weeks ago should have fixed it. Has anyone done testing post-patch to see how the game performs ...
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Dawnstar Inn quest stays active

I have received the bounty mission from the innkeeper in Dawnstar to kill some giant. I have promptly did so, but after getting the reward from Jarl it still says to pick up my reward from him, but ...
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Is there a definitive 'Best Weapon' for each weapon type in Skyrim?

So I was wandering up to the forge in Whiterun with my Ebony Ingots, Daedra Heart and other assorted bits and pieces in hand. I started to go through the process of smithing out my lovely new ...
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leveling up in skyrim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many skill points does it take to level up? Am I doing something wrong, or is leveling up in Skyrim just very slow? I'm about to leave the college in Winterhold to ...
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How can I effectively kill giants in melee combat?

I read some good hints in this question, but I am a warrior. I don't want to run around the giant throwing him dozens of arrows, I want to fight him face to face, mace to mace. I am level 25 now, ...
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Inheritance money?

I lost a Follower when I was forced to lose a follower doing some quest. After I return from the quest, I get a note from a courier that my I have gained some money from an inheritance. (300 gold) ...
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What is the chance of Mehrune's Razor to proc?

I recently obtained the Mehrune's Razor dagger. The enchantment is "Hits have a small chance to instantly kill". What are the chances of the effect working?
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List of Skyrim Console Commands for PC [closed]

I apologize if this has been asked (but I could not find it). Is there a link or list of console commands for Skyrim on the PC? And also how to use them? (For example I just read a question that ...
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Best way of handling giants? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I kill a giant? What is the best approach to taking down giants in the game? I am currently level 23, high smithing levels which nets me some great heavy armor, ...
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Is it possible to keep your companion from attacking right away?

I try to sneak and rain death from above with some arrows to tough enemies like giants, I constantly have my companion running off with her sword and trying to wack at them then almost getting killed. ...
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How can you cancel casting a spell?

In combat I often find myself in the situation where I have prepared a spell to be cast, but my follower finishes off the last enemy before I can release it. I usually turn around and fire it off ...
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What are Dwarven Cogs?

I have a quest that requires me to collect 10 "Dwarven Cogs". However, I've yet to find such a thing in my adventures. To be clear, I've covered a good bit of territory here already. I've got over ...
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Where did Whiterun go?

I'm trying to Fast Travel back to my house in Whiterun, but the only things near where I think Whiterun is supposed to be are: Am I in need of a geography lesson, or is Whiterun just not available ...