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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Explain the calendar in Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls has always had an unusual calendar. Can someone translate the days of the week and month names? Actually, a thorough explanation of the calendar would be useful.
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Where can I find an Amulet of Mara?

I am trying to find the Amulet of Mara so I can get married, but I can't find it and it doesn't seem to be at any of the stores. Is there any specific place I can find it?
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What is the fastest way to level up my speech skill?

How can I level up my speech skill? Does selling items and persuading people increase my speech skill? Does it increase my speech skill when I wear fortify speechcraft and haggling clothes and drink ...
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Can I change Aela the huntress back from werewolf form?

While in the Underforge, I knocked out Aela to take her blood and she was permanently put into werewolf form. Is there is way I can transform her back?
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The carriage won't take me even when I'm naked, what do I need to do?

I was at Winterhelm and encumbered. I figured that the carriage had to be quicker so I hired the thing and paid my 20 gold. Guy said hop aboard so I did. The guy then said ok I am ready when you are. ...
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Can I rename an item without enchanting it?

I forgot to rename an item when I enchanted it. Is there any way I can rename it?
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What difference do gems make in enchanting weapons?

Currently, I'm enchanting a Glass Bow (Exquisite) with Fire Damage. I have a Grand Soul Gem and a Petty Soul Gem available. When selecting the Grand Soul Gem, the weapon has the following stats: ...
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Why can I fill my black star by soul trapping a mammoth?

I have tested this twice, both times I had no empty grand soul gems and I had an empty black star. I soul trapped a mammoth and killed it and my black star got filled with a grand soul. I thought the ...
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Is there a cap to your spouse's income?

I've read in several posts now, that a common way of making money is: Get married. Wait/Sleep for 10 consecutive days. Take the 1k gold from your spouse. I understand that spouses have a ...
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How do finishing moves mechanics work in Skyrim? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What determines when you do a finishing move? I have a dual enchanted daggers character and I can do even 30x damage when attacking hidden from behind. Unfortunately to ...
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Should werewolves get married?

According to the accepted answer to this question on the benefits of marriage, if I were to get married I would get a piece of food once a day (if I remember to ask for it), a bit of cash once a ...
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Cannot find Aela on second werewolf totem

I am on the second totem and have successfully retrieved it, but Aelia went missing and I don't know where she went. I looked for her everywhere - all the houses she might be in. When I try to get ...
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Should I store things in corpses?

I was looking for a safe place to store my stuff, but I am nowhere near able to afford a house, and haven't located any of the "safe" locations. However, I remember killing Alvor in Riverwood a while ...
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Can I pick up my Mercenaries later if I tell them to wait?

I went on a sneak mission and didn't want to part ways with my mercenary, so I told him to wait at the start off the dungeon. When I finished I came back for him and he was gone. So I'm curious, ...
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Can't complete “A Night to Remember”

I've been playing Skyrim and have came across what I think is a bug. During the quest "A Night to Remember" I have found two items missing. When I went to rescue Gleda the Goat from the giant neither ...
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Weird Skyrim Build [closed]

I am considering making a fun Mage Build,but i can't decide which one. Is it Viable to Play a sort of "Melee" Mage ? (I've seem some out there,but i can't confirm if its viable). I would like ...
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A Timely Offer (Glass arrows, thieves' guild)

In the Ragged Flagon there's a note addressed to Delvin named 'A Timely Offer'. Apparently there should be a shipment of glass arrows under the docks somewhere - has anyone actually found this ...
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Where in the world does the Skyrim trailer take place?

In the Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Official Gameplay Trailer, the character fights a dragon at the edge of a cliff. What is this location? Is it a real location in the game? ...
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Does a banished Daedra take the loot with it?

I've been avoiding using any weapons that banish "Summoned Daedra up to level XX" back to Oblivion, because I want the fire / frost / void salts they drop. I have been assuming that when they are ...
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If you take someone's items, then befriend them, are the items still stolen?

At some points in the game, you do a quest for an NPC and afterwards they let you take some of their less valuable items. If I steal items from an NPC, then do the quest for him so that he lets me ...
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How can I find the thieves' caches in Riften?

I read in a guide that they exist, but I'd like to know where to find them/what type of containers I'm looking for.
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Do quest items weigh anything?

Someone said that quest items don't count against your carrying capacity in Skyrim, even if they have a weight listed. Is this false?
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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 ...