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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leveling up in skyrim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How many skill points does it take to level up? Am I doing something wrong, or is leveling up in Skyrim just very slow? I'm about to leave the college in Winterhold to ...
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How can I effectively kill giants in melee combat?

I read some good hints in this question, but I am a warrior. I don't want to run around the giant throwing him dozens of arrows, I want to fight him face to face, mace to mace. I am level 25 now, ...
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Inheritance money?

I lost a Follower when I was forced to lose a follower doing some quest. After I return from the quest, I get a note from a courier that my I have gained some money from an inheritance. (300 gold) ...
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What is the chance of Mehrune's Razor to proc?

I recently obtained the Mehrune's Razor dagger. The enchantment is "Hits have a small chance to instantly kill". What are the chances of the effect working?
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List of Skyrim Console Commands for PC [closed]

I apologize if this has been asked (but I could not find it). Is there a link or list of console commands for Skyrim on the PC? And also how to use them? (For example I just read a question that ...
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Best way of handling giants? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I kill a giant? What is the best approach to taking down giants in the game? I am currently level 23, high smithing levels which nets me some great heavy armor, ...
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Is it possible to keep your companion from attacking right away?

I try to sneak and rain death from above with some arrows to tough enemies like giants, I constantly have my companion running off with her sword and trying to wack at them then almost getting killed. ...
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How can you cancel casting a spell?

In combat I often find myself in the situation where I have prepared a spell to be cast, but my follower finishes off the last enemy before I can release it. I usually turn around and fire it off ...
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What are Dwarven Cogs?

I have a quest that requires me to collect 10 "Dwarven Cogs". However, I've yet to find such a thing in my adventures. To be clear, I've covered a good bit of territory here already. I've got over ...
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Where did Whiterun go?

I'm trying to Fast Travel back to my house in Whiterun, but the only things near where I think Whiterun is supposed to be are: Am I in need of a geography lesson, or is Whiterun just not available ...
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Is there a way to get another dog?

I managed to buy a dog from a guy outside Markarth and it followed me everywhere, just as I was told. Alas, my furry friend fell in battle. I assumed I would be able to buy another dog, just as you ...
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Is there any reason to use the fear spell over the calm spell?

I am using the illusion tree and I tend to use the calm spell to deal with hostile mobs. The spell renders the target passive. The fear spell makes the target run away. The calm spell seems to be ...
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Alteration vs Light armor for roleplaying purposes [closed]

I am planning to get into the Thieves Guild and Dark Brotherhood questlines. My character is a sort of a Battlemage with Heavy Armor, Destruction, One Handed, Illusion, Smithing and Enchanting focus. ...
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Where to sell Dragon Bones and Scales

There's a great question on what to do with dragon bones and scales, and there's even a question on whether you can buy them, but the question I'm after: Question: Where can one sell those blasted ...
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How did I get near-infinite magicka?

In the middle of doing the Mages College quests in Skyrim I noticed that my magicka bar was not appearing at all despite casting spells. I found that I could cast the Flames spell indefinitely without ...
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Is Steel Plate Armor better then Daedric Armor if I'm already close to the armor cap?

I'm currently using Steel Plate Armor (Legendary) with 191 AR and 38 weight. Crafting Daedric Armor (Legendary) would give me an additional 67 points of AR, but it has a weight of 50. I have about 500 ...
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What happens if I use the disable console command on dragons?

I have beaten both the main quest and Civil War quest and just want to chill around a bit, but every freaking time I fast travel a dragon pops up. I have like 20 unused dragon souls. What happens if I ...
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Can Saadia be married?

So I recently went to the Bannered Mare in Whiterun after learning that not only can you cook with the ingredients given, but there was a cooking pot there. There I met Saadia. No matter what I do, ...
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Glitch in The Only Cure quest?

When I reach level 12 I head directly to the Shrine and meet Kesh. I gave him all the ingredients for the incense and I inhale the smoke but when I ask him about the incense I have only 2 options with ...
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Can I run away from dragons?

Is there any point to fighting dragons? No one is really helping me, I almost killed the dragon by myself and I think one of my spells touched someone and the whole town went after me. They saved the ...
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How does regen vs magicka vs reduced cost affect my efficiency? What is my destruction spell damage?

The Questions What are my character's derived stats? (regen time etc) What will each magicka and destruction enchanting effect do to my overall character? How is my damage output affected by ...
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Thieves guild lock box reset

What is the reset timer of the practice lock boxes in the thieves guild? There are 5 lock boxes in the thieves guild with all the different difficulties for opening them. There is also a note in the ...
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What is the best potion to make fast money and level alchemy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the fastest way to level up my alchemy skill? I'm new to alchemy and I would like to know what is the best potion to make fast money and xp in alchemy? What is ...
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What determines which Blade of Hjaalmarch I get?

I've helped the people of Morthal, so now Jarl Idgrod has made me Thane and wants to give me the Blade of Hjaalmarch. Apparently, this blade can be either a sword or a greatsword. Searching the ...
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What is a good secondary perks tree for a full Destruction mage?

My mage has reached the limit of 100/100 in the Destruction tree and I've got all of the destruction perks (apart from two: the one to make enemies flee and rune master). Should I boost Restoration ...
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What is this strange “Do Not Delete” object? And does it have a use?

Arcadia, the alchemist in Solitude sold me this: Is this an actual item or a bug?
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Does Skyrim auto-save after I level up?

If I level up on my character (full level, not a skill), does the game automatically save?
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Aftershock (Radiant) quest - how does the Staff of Magnus fit in? Does it have a special function in this quest?

Once you've finished the College of Winterhold main quest, Tolfdir will give you the 'Aftershock' Radiant quest. Before giving the quest for the first time, Tolfdir will say something along the ...
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Do summoned creatures get stronger as I level up?

Do the creatures I summon—like the flame atronach—get stronger when I level up, or do they remain the same regardless of my level or the level of my enemies?
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Can spontaneously killing no-name hunters hurt my game?

Can I just kill hunters if I want to? I hate them, because it was a hunter that set bounty on me, because I stole from her. The guys that came for me were super-strong and I was a very low level, I ...
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Progress for individual achievements in Steam?

Is it possible to see progress for individual achievements in Steam? For example in Skyrim, there's the achievement "Delver" (clear 50 dungeons), and we're wondering what number we're at.
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Is the cooldown on Throw Voice shout bugged?

Just unlocked it, if I use the max power shout it recharges instantly, if I use the weak one it takes ages! Noticed in the shout screen the recharge times appear to be written in the wrong order, ...
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How do I get through this gate in Ustengrav?

I've just encountered a gate in Ustengrav for the quest The Horn of Jurgen Windcaller: Every red glowing pillar I pass lifts on of the gates ahead, but drops within a few seconds. How do I get ...
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What is Fus Ro Dah?

I haven't yet played any Skyrim, but over and over I hear people saying they "fus ro dah"ed something or other. It also seems to have become a meme of sorts. What is Fus Ro Dah? It sounds like it ...
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What are the recomended clothes to use with fortify alchemy?

How can I save my coins when enchanting with the fortify alchemy spell as described here? Does it make sense to use light leather clothes?
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Can I increase the number of enemies in the game?

I've found the number of enemies is a bit unbalanced compared to my character. Can I increase their number a bit?
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Is it feasible to play a MagiSassin(tm) in Skyrim?

In previous Elder Scrolls games, I played a "dual class" mage (specializing in destruction and restoration, although I dabbled a bit in conjuration and illusion) and thief/assassin with bonuses to ...
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Boot or glove enchantments for the caster?

I'm a level 34 caster and I still haven't found boots or gloves that improve my casting ability. My boots give some shock resist and my gloves improve my unusable pickpocket skill. Are boots and ...
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Is it possible to get access to the locked bookcases and display case in the Arcaneum?

I'm incorrigibly curious, and discovering the contents of the locked containers (of various types) in the Arcaneum in the College of Winterhold is something I've always wanted to do. I was wondering ...
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How can I make skyrim audio volume is a bit louder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I increase Skyrim's Volume? I've my Windows 7 volume stick at the highest level. Whenever I start Windows 7 I hear the startup sound very load but when I ...
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How can I steal items without being put in jail and keep the item?

Can I steal items without being put in jail and keep the item? What is the name of the skill for it?
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How much does a house cost in Skyrim? Can I get one for free?

How can I buy a house in Skyrim? How much do I have to pay? Can I put an alchemy table or an enchanter table in it? Do I've to solve a quest to get a house?
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Relocate my followers to my Whiterun home?

So Lydia nicely went into my house in Whiterun, which is great. If I need her I know where to go. However I have made a number of followers in the game since then of all walks of life in various parts ...
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Places to train in alchemy besides Whiterun? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are all the skill trainers? So I thought I'd be smart and kill the woman in Skyrim who was training me in alchemy. You know, so I could get my gold back. Turns out ...
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Can followers be used to keep stolen items from “the law”?

In Skyrim is your follower able to carry stolen items for you? If so, will they still be carrying the stolen items if you pay a bounty or go to jail?
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How can I access Tonilia after the final quest without the Thieves' Guild armor?

Okay. I don't give a skeever tail about having the item, but I do care about finishing the quest. I hadn't bothered to do the Thieves' Guild quests for quite a while after initially joining (and ...
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How can I retrieve Yngol's helm?

I tried to solve the puzzle to enter the last chamber in Yngol's Tomb, but the door remain closed. I have the Coral Dragon Claw and the solution to the puzzle is printed on the claw. Is this a known ...
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What is the fastest way to level up my alchemy skill?

Do the type of potions I make have any effect on how much experience I gain towards leveling my Alchemy skill? Are there any ways to level my Alchemy skill aside from making potions? How effective are ...
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What is the fastest way to level up as an Enchanter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Efficent Enchantment Skill-up Should I just enchant everything I come across, no matter how weak it might be? I noticed recharging weapons/staffs helps too, but its ...
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Does anyone have any tips for developing a character in skyrim? [closed]

This is my first time in the series and I feel like I am all over the place. I'm a master at smithing, but everything else is in the 50's/60's. Only a few others are over 70. This link made me ...