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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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 ...
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Can the Carvain caravan be saved?

I recently encountered Plautis Carvain and company on the road one night. According to UESP: However, I wonder if they could be saved from this fate by having the Dovahkiin as a bodyguard. ...
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Lycanthropy by being attacked by wolves?

Starting in the game, I get regularly attacked by wolves. While I can roast them quite quickly with my two hands flame spell, I sometimes get bitten before killing them. Is there a risk of getting ...
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How can I know in advance how much time will pass during Fast Travel?

I know that time elapses during Fast Travel, and I believe it is generally proportional to the distance being traveled. I'm also aware that time is relatively irrelevant in Skyrim - none of the ...
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How long do people remember failed pickpocket attempts?

If I go to pickpocket a person who's recently caught me, I get an error saying I can't do it because they've already caught me. How long does this last? Is it indefinite, or will they "forget" after ...
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What happens when I use the map flags?

There are a number of maps in Skyrim, mostly in the Jarls' palaces or various camps. All of these maps have flags placed in them to mark Imperial or Stormcloak territories. When I "use" one of these ...
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Which hand will be used for which spell?

After investing a few thousand septims into spell books I am pretty much left stranded as I didn't know which spell is being used for which hand. I prefer wielding one projectile-type spell and one ...
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Is Conjure Dremora Lord under Necromancy or Atromancy?

My conjured dremora seem quite weak and die very easily from hits my storm atronachs easily survive. Furthermore, I can't seem to be able to conjure a 'potent' dremora lord. I only got the Atromancy ...
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Where is Heimskr's House?

I have a burglary mission that's targeting Heimskr's House in Whiterun. However, the objective does not show up on the map. I've pickpocketed Heimskr to get the key to his house, so I know it must ...
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Can you only make an 'Investment' in one merchant total?

Ok, so with the Investor perk (Speech 70) you can make an investment in different merchants. I've found a lot of them in the game giving up the offer and I've invested in about 5 different merchants ...
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How do I get out of the Golden Claw room?

In Skyrim I wasn't actually looking for the golden claw but ended up in the room with the pillars and got stuck behind one of the pillars. How do I get back out?
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Can't reach High Hrothgar because a sabercat is in my way. How can I evade or handle that?

On my way to High Hrothgar (I'm a level 11 thief mostly aimed at sneaking and archery) I meet a sabertooth cat on the 7000 steps. There is no way to go around it and it kills me in 2 blows. I tried ...
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What house provides the best means to level enchanting and smithing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the best house locations in Skyrim? Playing the part of the warrior I don't have either Dark Brotherhood's sanctuary or the Archmage room (and I've read ...
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How can I improve my pickpocketing?

Every time I have tried to pickpocket from someone, they realise what I am doing and I get caught. I sneak up to them and only attempt the pickpocket when I am undetected, but as soon as I lift ...
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Is it safe to pick up items in Skyrim? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can I sometimes take half of a shops items while the oher half is considered stealing? There are quite a few items it seems, in the shops I have come across so far, ...