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 is a good secondary perks tree for a full Destruction mage?

My mage has reached the limit of 100/100 in the Destruction tree and I've got all of the destruction perks (apart from two: the one to make enemies flee and rune master). Should I boost Restoration ...
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What is this strange “Do Not Delete” object? And does it have a use?

Arcadia, the alchemist in Solitude sold me this: Is this an actual item or a bug?
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Does Skyrim auto-save after I level up?

If I level up on my character (full level, not a skill), does the game automatically save?
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Aftershock (Radiant) quest - how does the Staff of Magnus fit in? Does it have a special function in this quest?

Once you've finished the College of Winterhold main quest, Tolfdir will give you the 'Aftershock' Radiant quest. Before giving the quest for the first time, Tolfdir will say something along the ...
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Do summoned creatures get stronger as I level up?

Do the creatures I summon—like the flame atronach—get stronger when I level up, or do they remain the same regardless of my level or the level of my enemies?
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Can spontaneously killing no-name hunters hurt my game?

Can I just kill hunters if I want to? I hate them, because it was a hunter that set bounty on me, because I stole from her. The guys that came for me were super-strong and I was a very low level, I ...
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Progress for individual achievements in Steam?

Is it possible to see progress for individual achievements in Steam? For example in Skyrim, there's the achievement "Delver" (clear 50 dungeons), and we're wondering what number we're at.
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Is the cooldown on Throw Voice shout bugged?

Just unlocked it, if I use the max power shout it recharges instantly, if I use the weak one it takes ages! Noticed in the shout screen the recharge times appear to be written in the wrong order, ...
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How do I get through this gate in Ustengrav?

I've just encountered a gate in Ustengrav for the quest The Horn of Jurgen Windcaller: Every red glowing pillar I pass lifts on of the gates ahead, but drops within a few seconds. How do I get ...
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What is Fus Ro Dah?

I haven't yet played any Skyrim, but over and over I hear people saying they "fus ro dah"ed something or other. It also seems to have become a meme of sorts. What is Fus Ro Dah? It sounds like it ...
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What are the recomended clothes to use with fortify alchemy?

How can I save my coins when enchanting with the fortify alchemy spell as described here? Does it make sense to use light leather clothes?
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Can I increase the number of enemies in the game?

I've found the number of enemies is a bit unbalanced compared to my character. Can I increase their number a bit?
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Is it feasible to play a MagiSassin(tm) in Skyrim?

In previous Elder Scrolls games, I played a "dual class" mage (specializing in destruction and restoration, although I dabbled a bit in conjuration and illusion) and thief/assassin with bonuses to ...
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Boot or glove enchantments for the caster?

I'm a level 34 caster and I still haven't found boots or gloves that improve my casting ability. My boots give some shock resist and my gloves improve my unusable pickpocket skill. Are boots and ...
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Is it possible to get access to the locked bookcases and display case in the Arcaneum?

I'm incorrigibly curious, and discovering the contents of the locked containers (of various types) in the Arcaneum in the College of Winterhold is something I've always wanted to do. I was wondering ...
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How can I make skyrim audio volume is a bit louder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I increase Skyrim's Volume? I've my Windows 7 volume stick at the highest level. Whenever I start Windows 7 I hear the startup sound very load but when I ...
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How can I steal items without being put in jail and keep the item?

Can I steal items without being put in jail and keep the item? What is the name of the skill for it?
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How much does a house cost in Skyrim? Can I get one for free?

How can I buy a house in Skyrim? How much do I have to pay? Can I put an alchemy table or an enchanter table in it? Do I've to solve a quest to get a house?
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Relocate my followers to my Whiterun home?

So Lydia nicely went into my house in Whiterun, which is great. If I need her I know where to go. However I have made a number of followers in the game since then of all walks of life in various parts ...
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Places to train in alchemy besides Whiterun? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are all the skill trainers? So I thought I'd be smart and kill the woman in Skyrim who was training me in alchemy. You know, so I could get my gold back. Turns out ...
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Can followers be used to keep stolen items from “the law”?

In Skyrim is your follower able to carry stolen items for you? If so, will they still be carrying the stolen items if you pay a bounty or go to jail?
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How can I access Tonilia after the final quest without the Thieves' Guild armor?

Okay. I don't give a skeever tail about having the item, but I do care about finishing the quest. I hadn't bothered to do the Thieves' Guild quests for quite a while after initially joining (and ...
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How can I retrieve Yngol's helm?

I tried to solve the puzzle to enter the last chamber in Yngol's Tomb, but the door remain closed. I have the Coral Dragon Claw and the solution to the puzzle is printed on the claw. Is this a known ...
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What is the fastest way to level up my alchemy skill?

Do the type of potions I make have any effect on how much experience I gain towards leveling my Alchemy skill? Are there any ways to level my Alchemy skill aside from making potions? How effective are ...
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What is the fastest way to level up as an Enchanter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Efficent Enchantment Skill-up Should I just enchant everything I come across, no matter how weak it might be? I noticed recharging weapons/staffs helps too, but its ...
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Does anyone have any tips for developing a character in skyrim? [closed]

This is my first time in the series and I feel like I am all over the place. I'm a master at smithing, but everything else is in the 50's/60's. Only a few others are over 70. This link made me ...
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How can I reset crime counts in the General Stats screen?

Are there any working console commands for this? I've tried modpcmiscstat but it results in a crash to the desktop.
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Knifepoint ridge Ebony Mail Question?

Can you clear Knifepoint ridge and get the armor without starting the Daedric quest? Also can I get it even if I'm under level 30? Can I clear Knifepoint ridge with any method or do I have to sneak to ...
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Can I backup and restore my Skyrim saves if I plan on installing a new OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transferring Skyrim saved games from one machine to another I am going to upgrade my machine from Windows XP to Windows 7, and I want to keep my Skyrim saves. Is there ...
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Can I still level my Sneak skill while wearing Boots of Muffling?

I found the Orcish Boots of Muffling inside a chest earlier, and the description says something along the lines of the boots silencing my footsteps. Will my Sneak skill continue to increase normally ...
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Do followers have skill levels and level similar to my characters?

I was helping Vilkas go to the temple and on our way I made a pitstop at a dungeon. Inside the dungeon he would get hit only once and be down on the floor with barely any health... So, I'm curious if ...
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Import character in Skyrim

Is there a way to do any one of these (on PC version): Start a new game with an old character keeping perks and level Reset the main quest line back to the escape from Helgen Reset entire world ...
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Why can't I get Rested or Well Rested?

I sleep in rented beds and my bed in Jorrvaskr (with the Companions) and no matter how long I sleep I don't get the notification that I'm rested or well rested anymore. I've looked at my active ...
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Is it possible to prevent the mouse cursor from highlighting menu items?

This thing is driving me nuts on the PC version of Skyrim: Open any menu such as LOAD/SAVE by hitting Escape, talk to a NPC, or just check your inventory. Use the WASD keys to navigate because it's ...
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Is Resist Magic multiplicative or additive?

I know this has been asked as a general question before and the consensus here is that each item that adds a resist magic percentage is multiplicative but UESP reckons it is additive with an 85% hard ...
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Is there a faster way to get companions “to do something for me”?

Can you get into the "I need you to do something for me" mode without going through the dialog tree with your companion?
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Unable to change into first person camera mode

For some reason I cannot change into first person camera in Skyrim. I've tried reassigning the button to no progress. Is this a bug that can be fixed or must I deal with it?
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In the Rescue from Fort Neugrad mission, why are my contacts waiting for me inside the fort?

I'm at the Rescue from Fort Neugrad mission for Stormcloaks. Ralof and Stormcloak scouts are supposed to wait for me near Fort Neugrad so I can get the quest details BUT it seems their waiting point ...
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Are there situations where Stamina or Magicka Damage is really useful?

On first glance these enchants seemed really great. Ideally I'd pepper a dangerous mage from afar with a +Magicka Damage bow. And then engage it safely in melee. But in practice I find that if I don't ...
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Am I missing something by not owning a home?

I haven't purchased a house yet even though I'm very advanced in the game and close to finishing it (the main quest and most of the bigger side quests at least) Whenever I have excesses in my ...
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Why do my hotkeys lose their bindings?

I am currently binding number key 1 to an Iron Sword, and number key 2 to a bow. However, when I press #2 to use the Bow, and press #1 to use the Iron Sword again, the binding to bring up the bow ...
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Why do I only find two-handed magical weapons?

I play an Imperial type character, that focuses on magic and one-handed war axes. Whenever I go on assignments or into dungeons I only ever find two-handed enchanted weapons. I thought this was ...
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Is there a way to de-level yourself?

I feel like I've barely started the game, yet am already level 34. Some companions are capped at level 40, and others still at 30. Is there a way to unlevel myself, or cap my own levels, so that my ...
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Weird lags in dungeons

I am running the game on medium settings, with textures set to high and AA, AF off. I have not seen any stutter or FPS drops outside or in cities, but certain dungeons are causing weird lag. Mostly ...
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Does equipping a torch actually make picking a lock easier?

According to this answer there is a book somewhere that says equipping a torch will heat the lock to make it easier to pick. Is this true? And how much easier does it actually make picking the lock?
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How do you actually get to use dragon shouts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dragon souls not activating new words I have been killing dragons and gathering their souls like mad and have plenty of words. Why are they still grey? They keep saying ...
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Can horses act as witnesses?

I recently murdered a guard outside Riften because he mentioned my furry ears. As a Khajit assassin, I only have a certain amount of tolerance to racist riff raff. I slit his throat, drank his ...
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Why has my wife in Skyrim stopped cooking food for me?

My wife won't make me dinner. Of course, everyone knows that it is poor form to hand or sell your lady's food back to her, but I haven't sold her food back to her However, I have sold her food to a ...
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Is there self-defence?

I am a cowardly, sneaky thief I am.. For the sake of role-playing purposes, I plan to max out on Speech, Sneak and Illusion. This is a smooth-talker character that likes to watch people bash each ...
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Is there any way to ensure you become a Vampire?

In Skyrim, I have been playing as an Arigonian which are 50% resistant to disease. Now that I am done leveling up in sneak, I want to contract Vampirism, but I can't seem to. Is there any way I can ...