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 all merchants have replacements?

I'm aware that there are some merchants who will have successors take over their shops in the case of their death or other untimely circumstances which draw them away. Does this apply to all of them? ...
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Does resolving the civil war make areas inaccessible?

After taking over holds and towns with the legion or the stormcloak, can you still access the place, or your house in that area? Does it change anything with your house or the area? Can you still ...
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what sword has the highest base damage in skyrim? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a definitive 'Best Weapon' for each weapon type in Skyrim? I am about to make the Daedric sword in skyrim and I want to know if it is worth it. I have ...
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Is Vampirism Actually Useful for Stealthy Archers?

I am running my own Sneaky Archer using Conjuration to support myself. Yesterday I started to think about contracting vampirism, but I have some questions about it. Companion Questline Spoiler ...
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Why do I still have arrows stuck in my arm? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove arrows stuck in my body? Obviously, at some point I have had enemies fire arrows at me but now I am still running around with 2 arrows stuck in my ...
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What's the point of telling your Companion to sleep?

I found that I can order my companion (Lydia in my case, but guess it doesn't matter) to sleep by pointing at the bed while in "command mode". What is the point of this? Many of the other commands ...
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Vampire annoyance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I cure Sanguinare Vampiris? I'm a Stage 4 Vampire and can't talk to the guy who can give me the cure I recently took on some vampires and was somehow ...
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How do I find traders to buy the loot I collect in Skyrim?

I have a lot of valuable loot that I collect in Skyrim. I have no need for most of it, and would like to sell it off, but it's hard to find a merchant that will buy all the random loot I've ...
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Why won't Enthir sell me anything?

I was playing through yesterday and managed to approach Enthir at the mage's College in Winterhold. He told me he could sell me hard to get items, and sure enough he did. I bought several Daedra ...
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How does the Destruction school fit into a “mage-assassin” build?

I've been doing some research about how to create a good "mage-assassin" build. I've found this post and this video, and they're pretty good, but I'm unclear on how to use Destruction spells in this ...
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Ustengrav Depths gates: can my follower follow?

This earlier question discusses how to get through the three gates in Ustengrav Depths. Unfortunately my follower can't run as fast as me and is trapped behind the gates. According to a couple of ...
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Getting rid of 1000 plus bounty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of my bounty? How do you get rid of 1,000 plus bounty in Riften? Guards and civilians won't let me talk to the person I need to talk to without stopping ...
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How can I force a dragon to engage in combat?

Many times in the game i've found myself looking at a flying dragon kind of trolling me. Sometimes the dragon just keeps flying around in circles or ovals without landing or even atacking me. I've ...
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How do I defeat a Frost Troll? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How am I supposed to kill the frost troll? Whenever I go up the path to High Hrothgar to complete the quest "The Way Of The Voice" I keep running into this Frost Troll ...
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Where can I get dragon bones and scales without killing dragons?

I have 100 smithing. I need more dragon bones and dragon scales, but I can't find any dragons anywhere. Is there any way I can get them without killing dragons?
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Why do some favorites get a number put next to them?

I noticed that rather randomly, my Unrelenting Force shout now has a 1. next to it in my favorites. Later on, on a totally new character, a 2. popped up next to a different favorited item. What ...
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How do I change the settings for the ENBSeries graphical mod for Skyrim?

I've finally got it installed with ATT and my AMD Mobility Radeon 3650, but the image is very blurry and the colors aren't as vibrant. How do I change this? My screen resolution is 1024x600. I'm ...
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Why will she not take Pantea's Flute?

I found Pantea's Flute before the quest was given to me. Now she will not accept it from me, and it says I still need to go find it. What do I do now? Is this a glitch? I have the game on PC if that ...
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How does regeneration work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Plant Respawn Time As I understand it ore veins regenerate their ore after 14 game days, but what about other things? I paid for a garden at one of my homes and I picked ...
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How do I reverse a permanent health buff?

So I've been playing Skyrim on the Xbox 360 and loving it (it's my first Elder Scrolls game). A while back I noticed that my maximum health was 119 points higher than it should have been. After ...
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where can I find frost enchanted weapon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find items to Disenchant? I need to find a frost enchated weapon (like the Imperial Bow Of Chills) to learn the frost damage enchant? Mostly I need it for ...
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In Skyrim, are the Companion quests still available after taking over Whiterun (Stormcloaks path)?

Being completely new to the game, I randomly decided to help take over Whiterun for the Stormcloaks before I got a chance to finish the Companion quests. Does that mean that the Companion quests are ...
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Copied Skyrim Save File can't Save on other profile

I was playing Skyrim on my brother's PS3 account and I created my own PS3 account so I tried to copy the file from his PS3 account to mine. It worked and I could load the game but it says since the ...
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Why are my followers trying to murder me?

Esbern and Delphine keep attacking me, regardless of where I go or what I do, and I don't know how to get them to stop. I didn't attack them and was just doing quests with them and do not know what ...
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Should I take the perk to create Plate Armor?

I'm a full 2H warrior and already spending perk points on 2H, Block, Heavy Armor plus Blacksmithing and Enchanting. Should I get the perk to create Plate armor? In order to get it I should spend one ...
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Where do I find glass to smith with?

I have ran around this game world for 100+ hours and I have never seen raw glass. Am I missing it? Or is there something special that happens when I take the skill to craft glass? I have not taken it ...
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Keep in Whiterun?

I was wondering where the keep in Whiterun is located, what is it's name, and when I arrive there where do I have to go to find the seller of the house that is available for purchase in Whiterun ? ...
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How do I favourite an item?

I'm playing on a PC and all of my keybindings have been rebound since I'm left-handed. Having a hard time figuring out which button favourites - I thought it would be the sheathe button like on Xbox, ...
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What technique is best for attacking with dual wielded weapons? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal optimal damage while dual-wielding? I am using duel wielded daggers and I tend to spam 2 handed power attacks to do the most damage. Is this the best ...
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Does using furnace increase smithing skill?

I've smelted quite a lot of ore (iron, silver, gold, etc.) into respective bars but it doesn't seem to get my smithing skill increase. Is this a bug or does only making/improving objects increase this ...
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How do I get past the spinning blades of death in Raldbthar?

As part of the quest "Mourning Never Comes", I'm tasked with dealing with a problem in Raldbthar. Once I completed my objective, I noticed the dungeon continues further along. I've gotten pretty far, ...
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How do I get Skyrim to recognize I don't have a follower anymore?

I went to do The Blessings of Nature quest where you need to get Eldergleam Sap. The pilgrim (Maurice Jondrelle) died in a fight on the way there so I was forced to battle with the Spriggans. They ...
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Plant Respawn Time

Has anyone determined the length of time it takes for outdoor alchemy plants to respawn and if there are any gotchas to the respawn? I did have a look around but all I can find on the web are a bunch ...
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How can I remap the keybindings for containers in Skyrim?

The interface for containers in Skyrim is driving me nuts. On the chest side, press E and you take the ingredient. Change to your inventory side, press E and you eat the item, instead of dropping it ...
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How can I complete “Waking Nightmare”?

I've found the potion Vaermina's Torpor but the next script has never been triggered, i.e. I can't tell him that I got that potion. I don't have that option: Your next stop will be the Laboratory, ...
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Help with Riverwood bounty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: After I murdered/robbed people, how do I get rid of the bounty? How do I get rid of my bounty? I was in Riverwood and i accidentally killed a chicken And it says a ...
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Can a body you fed on as a werewolf still be looted when you're out of werewolf form?

The title, yeah so can you loot bodies that have been fed on?
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Companions Radiant Quests: No Quests Available?

I've finished the last of the Companion Quests (Glory of the Dead) and am now the Harbinger. Since then, I've done one of the radiant quests from Farkas (or Vilkas--can't keep those guys straight). ...
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Why can't I mine ore veins again even though it looks like they've respawned?

After mining out all the ore in several mines, I returned (after a month which should be plenty of time for the ore to re-spawn) only to find that I still can not mine the ore. I can tell that it has ...
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Where has my guide Erandur gone?

When I start the quest Waking Nightmare and I enter the temple, my guide Erandur disappears and I am left alone. Upon entering, Erandur will need to cast a spell upon the wall to proceed. In ...
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I'm not powerful enough to continue the main quest(s). What can I do?

It's seems I've hit a bump: Every time I try to battle something I die. I couldn't go to High Hrothgar because I couldn't beat the troll. So I figured I'd become a Stormcloak and head over to Windhelm ...
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Civilians attacking me

I've been attacking things close to cities, when villagers try to "help". Then I accidentally hit them and they go aggro on me. So, is there anyway to get them to stop, besides the Calm spell?
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Is there any advantage for killing Paarthurnax? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What will I stand to gain from killing Paarthurnax and getting back in good standing with the Blades? What are the advantages/disadvantages for completing this quest?
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What is the most powerful one handed weapon in Skyrim? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a definitive 'Best Weapon' for each weapon type in Skyrim? What is the most powerful one handed weapon in terms of damage in Skyrim?
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How do I get rid of quests stuck in my quest log? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to clear quests from your journal in skyrim I have a couple of misc objective that are stuck in my quest log and I can't seem to delete them. I've tried ...
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Skyrim “Arniel summon spell” issue

I finished Arniel's Endeavors and got "Summon Arniel's Shade". But there seems to be something wrong with it. It's just too good. It costs me 0 magicka and he does not seem to have any health. If ...
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How do I get rid of Finn's Lute?

When I came across Narzulbur, the Orcs there asked me to retrieve some gloves for them from Stony Creek Cave in order to become blood-kin and enter their fortress. I did so, and while clearing out the ...
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Skyrim “You already have a follower” issue

Whenever I try to get somebody to follow me in Skyrim they something in the lives with "You already have a follower.". The problem is, I don't. I have not, to my recollection, had a follower at any ...
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Alchemy: Physician perk

From the wiki: Potions you mix that restore Health, Magicka or Stamina are 25% more powerful. Just to be sure, it won't affect potions that regenerate now will it?
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Are Items safe lying around my house?

I'm a bit of an untidy thief and often end up with a few things lying around the house. I've also left open a book next to my Alchemy lab in Whiterun for cosmetic and reference purposes. Obviously the ...