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 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 ...
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Can I regain the Ivory claw to use in Folgunthur?

I can vaguely remember selling my Ivory claw to somebody (not sure who) and now I need it in Folgunthur to get to the word of power. Is there a way to get another one or locate where the original ...
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Which arcane enchanter is closest to a fast travel point?

I find myself using Azura's Star every time it is full to level up enchanting. Currently, I am using the arcane enchanter in Dragonsreach which is quite a walk. What is the closest arcane enchanter to ...
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Skyrim Command Console Does Not Appear

I am trying to use the command console but i tried pressing the tilde key many times but it still does not appear. Can someone help me?
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How can I separate a stack of an item in my inventory into “stolen” and “legally obtained”?

Nidoru is an Iron Dagger collector. In her short 11 levels of being alive she has smithed, collected and stolen about 100 Iron Daggers. The Iron Dagger stack is marked as stolen whether in her ...
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Can I join the legion and do the Civil War quest line AFTER completing the main story?

I understand that the main quest can be completed without taking sides in the civil war, but I'm at the point where I'm contemplating finishing the main story line. I'd like to go back and do the ...
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How can I get Lydia out of my house?

Why has Lydia moved into my home? I bought Breezehome, furnished it, and moved into it with my new wife. I have not used Lydia as a follower for some gaming weeks now. However she has decided to ...
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Is the falmer arrows damage rating accurate?

So I've been accumulating a ton of arrows on my mace&shield character, using them very rarely. I busted the bow out the other day for a change of pace, and found it extremely effective. I then ...
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How to clean dust and spider webs in my house?

I bought Breezehome and am very happy with it: it is a nice and cozy house with everything I need. However, I couldn't miss noticing dust spots and spider webs in several places. In dungeons it's ...
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There is a bug where you will not receive the quest after the Eye of Magnus has been overloaded what to do?

There is a possible bug where you will not receive the quest after the Eye of Magnus has been overloaded, what to do ?
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I'm tired of being a werewolf, can I be cured? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Has anyone actually cured lycanthropy? How to get cured of werewolfism? I don't want to be werewolf anymore.
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Can I be a werewolf and a vampire at the same time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How exactly does lycanthropy work? Does it mix with vampirism? Can I be werewolf and vampire at the same time? I would like to try both at once.
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How to get more quests from Vex after bypassing a bug with Heimskr's house?

I was given the Shill job quest to place a gem in Heimskr's house in Whiterun. The problem is that if you have already completed the Stormcloak Rebellion questline, Heimskr's house is gone - it is ...
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Are there any usable non-player-owned bookshelves?

Related: What's the quickest & cheapest way to power-level up to 15? So, I've made my way to level 15 and I'm almost done with the Oghma Infinium quest. However, I've just realized that my ...
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How can I easily pre-determine what sort of armor a follower will prefer?

Spun off from this answer: My housecarls won't stay dressed! Apparently, certain characters will just outright refuse to keep on any clothes that don't meet their particular preference. For ...
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Is it safe to carry lots of gold around?

Is there any need to store gold in chests in my home(s)? Can I be pickpocketed by NPCs in the game or otherwise unexpectedly lose gold or items from my inventory? Or can I safely carry all my gold ...
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How high can poison damage go?

So, I have been blindly making potions/poisons to raise my skill level using a calculator to just make the most expensive combinations I can. Last night when I go to sell my stacks off to get more ...
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I can't get arrested in Whiterun

In Skyrim, when I get arrested in Whiterun, the loading screen won't load and I have to restart my game. Is it because I killed the guards in the jail? I need help! Could I get arrested in another ...
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Making a follower a blade and then using them still?

Is it possible to make a follower a member of the blades, yet still be able to have them follow you to aid you on your quests?
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Do Elves ever forget a murder?

I murdered one of the Thalmor guards at the Jarl's place in Markarth. Slit his throat. It was an act of hatred, I admit. After the murder the two other elves went searching, didn't see me and returned ...
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Is there anyway to fix a bugged quest? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Help, the next quest would not come up after iv don the reavealing the unseen please help The quest I am to do is to find the archmage but he is dead and the other ...
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What strategy should I use to beat a Hagraven as a Sneaky Archer?

As part of the quest The Blessings of Nature, I have to retrieve Nettlebane from a nice creature called Hagraven. Nidoru, my level 10 female wood elf sneaky archer, is having much trouble against ...
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Why can't I receive the quest after “Revealing the Unseen”?

I went to Savos Aren at the college after finishing the "Revealing the Unseen" quest, then we open the gates in the College of Winterhold because they were locked. Savos goes to the elf guy doing ...
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Does conjuration dual casting perk have any effects on thralls?

The description of conjuration dual casting perk is dual casting a conjuration spell overcharges the spell, allowing it to last longer. Since thralls are permanent, does that mean conjuration dual ...
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Blood on the Ice - No interaction with the clues in Hjerim possible

As the title says, I'm having huge problems with the "Blood on the Ice" questline. On my first playthrough, I was able to finish the quest withouth problems, was able to buy, clean-up and furnish the ...
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What's the quickest & cheapest way to power-level up to 15?

So, I recently discovered the Oghma Infinium and the power-leveling bug that comes with it. That got me to thinking about what might be the fastest, cheapest, and easiest way to possibly crank a ...
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Will NPCs poisoned weapons run out of poison?

If you you give poisoned bows to an NPC, do the poisoned arrows ever run out?
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Septimus freezes during quest

I'm in a quest where you should bring the blood to Septimus. I've done it and he opened the "box". Inside is a big book, he stands near the book but doesn't do anything and I can't interact with him ...
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What skills are good choices for Training?

Since it seems just about any skill can be power-leveled, I would like to know which takes the longest so i can use my fortune to pay a trainer to help me out. Which skills are hardest to level ...
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Are the Imperials allied with the Thalmor?

I've completed the main quest in Skyrim, and now i'm wondering which side to join in the civil war. Is it true that Empire is allied with Thalmor? If it is, then I'll join Ulfric Stormcloak's ...