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 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. ...
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How do you edit the enchantment level for armor files? (not in-game)

I found a mod that was a "Ring of Arcane Inspiration" on nexus, which basically grants you free magicka for all schools of magic. I would like to know if it is possible to do something similar, and ...
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How much can I improve the Nightingale Bow?

I have the perks from the heavy armor side of smithing, and I currently improved my Nightingale bow to Flawless, inflicting 75 damage. I would like to improve it higher. Everyone talks about how ...
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When arrested in the Shrine of Talos during “The Forsworn Conspiracy” do you lose your current attributes?

If I get the recent murders pinned on me by the Marcarth guards, will my health, magika and stamina be reset?
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Does the Oghma Infinium count towards Reader?

After completing the deadric quest "Discerning the Transmundane" you obtain a skill book called Oghma Infinium. This is a skill book and gives +5/+4 to particular skills depending on which path you ...
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Vlindrel Hall house mannequin never appears

Some folks have had trouble with their mannequins disappearing once you hang armor on them. My problem's worse - for me, the mannequin never appeared in the first place! I bought Vlindrel Hall, the ...
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Is there any reason to not complete the game?

Would there be anything in Skyrim where you wouldn't want to complete the main story? (Yes, I know the game continues after that) Like something you can no longer access, or do after beating the ...
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Why can guards still see me when I use the Become Ethereal shout?

I'm using the Become Ethereal shout to sneak past some guards, but they instantly walk up to me and give me "You've committed crimes" speech. Why? How can I fix this? I'm on the PC.
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How can I fix the Skyrim Forever Mourning Bug if I have already returned to Jorrvaskr with the witches' heads? [duplicate]

I have already returned to Vilkas after killing the witches; it then went into forever mourning mode. I did not realise this was a glitch at first, and now have far too much play time after to throw ...
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Can I have other Followers if I am married?

So I married Cosnatch, the drunk brawler from Markarth, and am quite happy with my choice. He is hilarious and good to have around in battle. However, as I continue with quests and faction ...
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Can blacksmithing/enchanting skill be completely replaced with potions?

It really does not sit well with my role playing fantasy that my light-armored assassin who actually sneaks great and shoots well - is also a master blacksmith and an enchanter! In a real setting, ...
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Can you improve the amulet of articulation?

I tried using a workbench, but it did not show up in the options. I was wondering if there was some other arcane method of improving it, like tossing it in the Atronach Forge, etc.?
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Is the amulet of articulation the only armored necklace in the game?

I received the amulet of articulation when I became Guild Master and was pleasantly surprised to see that it was armored (9 points is a good rating when it could have been 0!) in addition to having a ...
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Lost Skyrim Follower? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I lost my follower? Ok, so I had J'zargo and Meeko. I just started "A Daedra's Best Friend" and was following Barbas. So we were walking and then got attacked. During ...
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Console Command to Rename Location?

Is there a console command to rename a building or other marked area? I am going to customize a house using console and put it back onto the xbox (change ownership, add objects, ect.), so I can't use ...
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Why are vendors offering (much) less gold for items than expected? [duplicate]

As the title says, I've noticed that vendors seem to be willing to buy my items for a lot less than the "value" listed outside of the vendor UI. Examples: Potion of Lasting Potency is 311 gold in my ...
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What is the purpose of this unreachable lever?

I love to roam the world, looking for adventures. This led me, among many other places, to Ironbind Barrow - good place with good treasure and it gave me a good laugh (see below) but that's not the ...
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How do I go about cleaning up the corruption in Riften?

How do I go about cleaning up Riften or is it actually not possible? It seems all hope is lost for the citizens of Riften, but they still have me!
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What is the actual duration of a Fortify Enchanting potion?

I tried to work the Optimizing Enchanting trick from UESP last night, and ran into a bit of trouble. The Fortify Enchanting potion says that it will work for 30 seconds. However, I only saw the ...
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Skyrim vertical mouse movement not working anymore

I was wondering if anyone knows what tweaks I could have done wrong for my vertical mouse movement to stop working. Any help will be very appreciated!
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Thieving/Sneaking Glitch?

Sometimes, when I jump off a tall rock or exit a cave while sneaking, when I exit or land, I will still be sneaking but the crosshairs will appear to be not the shut eye, but the normal crosshairs. Is ...
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How many seconds does afterburn damage last?

When an enemy is hit with a fire enchanted weapon they catch on fire and take additional damage over time. How long does that last?
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Crash to desktop in Skyrim? [closed]

There is a glitch in Skyrim (or maybe it is just mine?) where the game simply exits when you cross a certain point on the map or try to enter a location like a cave. Due to this glitch, I cannot ...
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Under what conditions might gold be flagged as stolen

Let's settle this once and for all. I personally have witnessed my gold (or, at least, some of it) being marked as stolen in my inventory in the past. I've seen several comments around here from ...
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Is there any reason to resteal larceny targets?

After retrieving larceny targets like the jeweled candlestick on missions for the Thieves Guild, they appear on a bookshelf in the Ragged Flagon. I'm wondering if you're meant to steal them again ...
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Which Daedric Artifacts are missable by killing someone?

In my last save, when I was an orc, I unlocked all Daedric artifacts, except two. I could not get the "Sanguine Rose", and I read somewhere it was because I killed a women out of Whiterun by the name ...
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How to know where a claw key can be used?

Without Googling for the answer, is there a way in the game to know where a claw key can be used? I have a few of those in my inventory and I don't know which one I already used and where I can use ...