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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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, ...
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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.