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 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, ...
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Why was my treasure map removed?

Last night I was playing Skyrim, and after I went into Breezehome a message said "Treasure Map III Removed". Sure enough, it was gone. I reloaded, and tried again. Same result. I can go into any ...
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How do I fix bugged quests on consoles?

I know that PC has console to fix their bugged quests, but is there a way to fix bugged quests on the 360 or for that matter, the PS3? My bug is I got a companion quest from Falkas to intimidate ...
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Why can't I kill stealthily?

I have 100 sneak with all perks excluding the left branch (however, I have tried it with all the left branch perks as well). I'm currently at Knifepoint Ridge, on a quest to stealthily kill all the ...
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Why am I cutting off heads?

I have several hours of gameplay under my belt and have enjoyed using the finishing move when I kill people. However, instead of running people through to finish them off, my character has started ...
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Prolonging the time between death and loading of the latest save game

Is there a way to prolong the time between dying and the automatic loading of the last saved game? I'm currently jumping off the Throat of the World to see the rag doll physics and sometimes the game ...
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Can I get Aela the Huntress to use the bow I give her?

Is there any way I can get Aela to upgrade her bow? I've managed to get her to use the armor and melee weapon I give her, although she does sit around the house in her underwear now and I need to ...
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Problem with the house mannequin disappearing

Ok, so I have two mannequin inside my brand new house in Solitude. Anytime I put anything on them for armor that particular body part disapears until there isn't even a stand showing but it is still ...
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Why some items appears red after placing them in my own house?

I stole only one single item so far in the game, and just because it was part of a mission. After buying myself nice house in Whiterun I placed some items for storage in couple of chests. After some ...
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How can I stop legionaires attacking me during a mission?

I have to report to Legate Rikke on Compelling Tribute and I jumped on the horse I arrived on only to realise that it said steal horse. So I jumped straight off and carried on the mission and when I ...
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Completing “Discerning The Transmundane” with a clear conscience

The "Discerning The Transmundane" quest requires me to "harvest" the following: Orc Blood Falmer Blood Dark Elf Blood Wood Elf Blood High Elf Blood However I prefer to only kill in self-defence. ...
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Houses in skyrim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the locations of all the purchasable houses in Skyrim? I know you can buy a house in whiterun, but I cant buy one there anymore after taking over the city. What ...
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Skyrim companion lost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find my follower if and when they leave me? So I became the thane of whiterun and got my first companion and she traveled around with me until I got bored and ...
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How do you charge soul gems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do Soul Gems work? I've looted a bunch of soul gems. However, they are currently quite worthless. How do I get them charged up so that I can actually use them?
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How can I store my saves in the cloud?

Is there a way to enable the cloud storage option for Skyrim saves? Other games ask me where I want my save file.
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Are there any special rules for Enchanting?

There are some basic rules that we all know that apply to enchanting, such as: "An item can't have more than two enchants, and can only have two with the final enchanting perk" Sometimes in the ...
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Dual casting different spells

I can't seem to find the information. Does getting the dual casting perk also work for dual casting different spells? For example, if I have Frostbite in one hand, and Sparks in the other, will the ...
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Where do I find dragons breath?

My friend had a shout called Dragons Breath. It did a lot of fire damage. I was wondering where do I find it?
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As a 2-handed weapon wielding tank, is it more effective to specialize blacksmithing or enchanting?

I'm trying to play a proper tank character, but perks are indeed limited. The plan is to go 2H, thus specializing in Two Handed indeed, Heavy Armor, a bit of Block and then I'm undecided between ...
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Is there a difference in effect between Black soul gems and others? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the Black Soul Gem for? I know that black soul gems can only hold humanoid souls, while the others generally handle animal, undead, and other types of souls. ...
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Does the trainer you use make a difference?

I know each trainer can only train you up to a certain level in their skill: Common: Up to 50 Expert: Up to 75 Master: Up to 90 Aside from this, does it make a difference which level trainer I go ...
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Is your left hand slower than your right? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do weapons and spells in the off-hand suffer from reduced effectiveness? I have noticed that when I have a sword equipped in my left hand the animation played to ...
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Why is the black star filled with a human soul so expensive?

I want to minimize cost when I enchant and I've already lost 2 daedric items because I believe I didn't use the proper gem. Most likely I use the black star or a grand soul gem filled with a grand ...
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How can I complete “Revealing the Unseen” on the Xbox 360 version?

I have the same problem that this guy had: Why can't I focus the focus crystal? The thing is that I play Skyrim on Xbox 360, and the solutions that were mentioned there were all solutions to the PC ...
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How do I bash with a shield?

How do I bash with a shield in Skyrim? My right mouse button puts up my shield, but I can't find a key or method of using it to BASH an opponent. How do I accomplish this?
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Can followers be killed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do companions die? There's two things that have really been keeping me from using followers, based on my experience battling alongside NPCs in other games: NPCs tend ...
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What are the benefits in refitting the Dawnstar Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary?

On successful completion of the last mission in the Dark Brotherhood quest line you are given 20,000 gold as a reward. You are also given the choice of putting the money towards refitting the ...
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What other use do followers have?

I have come across many people who I can hire to become my followers. Are all the followers people who join you and fight along side you, or is there something more they can do? There are archers, ...
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Why can I get more enchantment on steel armor?

The enchantment on my steel armor compared to my daedric armor is about 17,5% more powerful? Is there a penalty on the daedric armor? I can see the improvement on 2-3 armor pieces. I've 100 ...
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How do I cure my vampirism if I'm already at stage 4 and can't talk to NPCs?

I'm a stage 4 vampire, so everyone (except guards) attacks me on sight. That includes Falion in Morthal. How can I get this guy to calm down long enough to give me the details on how to get rid of ...
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What is this pillar of light?

As I was meandering along, I saw a dragon in the distance. When I got closer, this pillar of light rendered and I could see that the dragon appeared to be Alduin. I looked for a place to hide and ...
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What is this purple tree?

I have read about bugs making things purple, but this solitary tree seems more intentional. It does not have a name or interaction that I can see.
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Secondary Skills for an Archer to focus on?

I am currently level 9 with my Bosmer Archer and after investing in Archery/Stealth i am starting to improve my gear. I want to avoid leveling too fast, so i want to focus on one Skill tree after the ...
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Do percentage bonuses stack?

I currently have three items that give a percentage bonus to Magicka Regen: Archmage's Robes: 100% Morokei: 100% Ring of Resurgence: 80% Are these bonuses stacking? Or should I drop the ring and ...
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Will zombies follow me through fast travel?

If I create a zombie, and then fast travel somewhere, will it follow me or be left behind?
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Cannot drop Red Eagle sword having previously completed the quest

I'm already stuck with the glitch Repairing the White Phial I've now got a further problem in that I have picked up the Red Eagle sword again by mistake having already completed that quest but now I ...
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What is the use of Dragon Bones in Skyrim? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can I do with Dragon Bones and Scales? I have recently been slaying dragons in Skyrim, and I keep finding Dragon Bones and Scales. However, I have so far been ...
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Why can't I unlock shout skyrim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dragon souls not activating new words I am curious why I get a message saying dragon souls are required to unlock shout however I currently have 5, how many drangon ...
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What will I stand to gain from killing Paarthurnax and getting back in good standing with the Blades?

So, I have brought 3 followers to the blades I then was asked to kill Paarthurnax. If I don't kill him, the blades no longer speak to me. I've finished the main story line. At this point, do I gain ...
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Does using targets/dummies improve skills?

I have seen training dummies and targets all over Skyrim (and Cyridil). Do these practice targets improve your skills when you use them, or is it just for effect?
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What were the Five Tenets?

I've seen the Five Tenets posted on the walls of the Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary, but the print is faded, smudged, and very small. Has anyone been able to make out what they used to be?
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When a girl flirts with me, does that mean she's eligible for marriage?

Occasionally, while wandering around various cities, some female NPCs seem prone to flirt with me. They'll say things like "It's a fine day with you around" and such. Is this an indication that they ...
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Do you ever see the person you escaped Helgen with again?

There's so much continuity in this game (for example meeting Cicero on the road before you see him at the Dark Brotherhood) that I thought perhaps you might get to meet the character you left Helgen ...
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Stealthy Breton

I was having a conversation with my friend about character selection in Skyrim. I was going to pick a Dark Elf seeing as they are a stealthy magician character (my fave combo!^_^). But he said that ...
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Playing Skyrim regret-free

What's amazing about these open world games is the freedom I have as a player. If I don't want to follow the main story line for a while, and just explore, I can do that, and the game won't break. ...
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What makes a quest fall under “Miscellaneous”?

Right now, I've got 23 "Miscellaneous" and only 16 "regular" quests. Sometimes, a Miscellaneous quest is just as complex and trying (if not more so) as some regular quests, and occasionally I believe ...
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How do Trainers work in Skyrim?

I've been to one or two trainers for Destruction magic already. Since then, if I go to another trainer (different skill) of a level that I've already trained at, the dialog says I've maxed out my ...
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Forbidden Legend Quest: Gauldur is immobile

Having bit of a trouble completing "Forbidden Legend" quest. I'm at the forging of amulet part. After having fought the ghost of three brothers, Gauldur's ghost shows up. However, it doesn't do ...
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Skyrim FPS is about 5-10 FPS with Meminfo and 15-20 with ATT?

I've installed the -Elys- Meminfo module and it shows me a lower framerate then with ATT. Who lies? Isn't this framerate too low to play the game? But I'm already level 39 and 100+ hours? Why is the ...
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How do you know where you're already a thane?

I have become thane in half the cities in Skyrim, but after playing so long I do not recall in which ones. How do I find out which cities I still have to do some quests to become thane?