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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Can I soul trap all creatures regardless of their level?

I know I need the proper gems to be able to trap a soul. But is there a limit to which type/level of creature you can soul trap based on your own level or conjuration skill?
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How do you perform sneak attacks?

How do you sneak attack? Can it only be performed with certain weapons? I.E. Swords, Daggers, Bows.
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What can you do with dwarven oil?

I've been doing some dwarven mines, but I cant seem to find the usage of the dwarven oil. Can you make an item out of it?
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What crimes can a Thane commit without punishment?

I'm now a Thane in Whiterun - I was caught picking a simple lock in an inconsequential area and I was able to pull rank and tell the guards that they should remember who they're talking to, and they ...
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What is the benefit of being Thane?

Related to this question: How do I become a Thane? For at least one of the locations you need to buy a house before you can become Thane, so what is the benefit of becoming a Thane?
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How do I remove Journal entries in Skyrim, or mark them as finished? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to clear quests from your journal in skyrim I have searched on the internet for this, and there appears to be only scripts to remove items from the ...
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Are all dungeon-based word walls obvious at the end of the dungeon?

So at the end of some of my first dungeons in Skyrim, I found word walls to learn shouts that were painfully hard to miss. They usually were right on the main path and glowed in your face when you got ...
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Is it possible to become Thane of Falkreath without completing the main quests or the civil war quests?

I am following this guide to become Thane of all the holds in Skyrim. The Jarl Siddgeir does not ask me for a drink, I completed Dengeir's quests. I completed the all the quests Dengeir gave me plus ...
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I've lost my wife. How can I find her? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with a runaway bride? So.. I married Brelyna. After the wedding ceremony I agreed to live at her house and I can't seem to find her house. Does she even ...
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How do I put away my weapons in Skyrim?

I know this is likely a very silly question, but I'm new to the game. Which button do I press to put away my drawn weapons in Skyrim? I'm playing the game on the Xbox 360.
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Where can I buy the Invisibility spell book?

Can anyone tell me where to buy the invisibility spell book? I've been to several people, but can't seem to find the right one.
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Where did these NPCs go?

A couple of NPCs in Riften seem to be permanently missing: The stable owner, and the priest at the Temple of Mara who carries out marriages. Now I can't buy a horse from that particular stable, and ...
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What is the point of upgrading my house?

I've just bought the first available house and I've spent all my money on it. Great, now I have a place to store my dragon bones until I become Mr. Smith (oh dear what a pun), but what's the point in ...
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Do chests and other containers in dungeons ever refill?

Certain radiant quests have brought me to the same area on occasion. A good example would be the Redwood Redoubt, of which I've been contracted to the kill the bandit leader three times now. And ...
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Why aren't my Enchanting and Alchemy fortifying each other correctly?

I'm trying to create the first set of potions described in the Skyrim Wiki Guide for hugely improved items using the trick with maxed alchemy, smithing and enchanting. According to the guide, the ...
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Did my companion steal my gold?

I gave my money to my companion (around 5000 gold). A few in game hours later I tried to get it back but my companion only had 500 gold on him. What does that mean? Where's my gold? Edit: the ...
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Is there a fix for Skyrim crashing to the desktop when looking at a large gem pile?

I'm finding a lot of gems in dungeons, recently, and so I've decided to fill my basement room with them. I've gotten quite a lot, and after dropping the last haul, I've found myself in the ...
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Can I buy Daedra hearts from anywhere? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find Daedra hearts? Is there any shops in Skyrim where I can buy daedra hearts?
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How can I change the language in Skyrim?

I've bought the game today in Germany and was told it comes in German and maybe in English. Both languages would be fine for me, however when I installed the game it was all in French. Now my PS3 is ...
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Which house has the most overall display units?

I would like the house with the most weapon racks, wall plaques, display cases, mannequins, and book shelves. Which house has the highest total combined of all four types?
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Where do I find the three thunderstorm shout words?

I have been wondering which is the best shout and recently concluded that it was thunderstorm. I sadly only know the location of the first word of power. Where are the other two remaining words of ...
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Does anyone sell dragons scales or bones?

Where can I buy dragon scales? I completed the main quest line, so I don't think I'll be seeing anymore dragons, but I wanted to make some nice armor while finishing up the side quests.
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Is there a way to bring down the Dark Brotherhood?

Is there a way to bring down the Dark Brotherhood in its own quest-line? If so, how would I start it? I want to play the game from a completionist's approach trying to finish all the quests, but I ...
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Does using a Power-attack while sneaking increase your chances of being detected?

According to the Skyrim Wiki, "daggers are silent, meaning that enemies are not alerted to your dagger swings, even missed ones." However, there is generally a sound (grunt or guttural throat noise) ...
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How do the mage armor perks interact with ward spells?

I know that the mage armor perks work well with ebonyflesh, stoneflesh and other similar spells to lessen the extent of physical damage inflicted on those wearing no armor; but do those perks also ...
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Where can I train one handed weapons?

I know Vilkas trains two-handed weapons. Who's the equivalent of Vilkas for one-handed weapons?
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Magic damage vs Physical damage based on level

Having read various threads and discussions (both here and on other sites) I'm wondering how to effectively play as an offensive mage (note that I do not mean a mage who goes around offending people). ...
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Is there a tactic to take out two enemies next to each other silently?

I was happily sneaking through Fort Greymoor, dispatching enemies one by one with Dawnbreaker, whilst dressed as a Jester (as you do on a pleasant Sunday afternoon...). However, I came across a room ...
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Sneak-Attacking in Skyrim [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do power attack perks in Skyrim apply to sneak power attacks? If I'm sneaking and I attack an enemy while hidden I do a sneak-attack which does more damage, right? But ...
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Potential work around for PS3 Skyrim lag and chopping?

Everyone is aware of the lag/chopping issues with the PS3 and that the problem is caused by the save file growing too large. Yes there has been a patch but this only seems to postpone the issue. The ...
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Weird symbol under my character after [Empty] was equipped

I was climbing the road to the shrine of Azura, south of Winterhold. At the top of the road, there was a frost troll. As the road is very steep, I decided to Fus Ro Dah his ass and watch him faceroll ...
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Are stacked one-handed damage perks additive or multiplicative?

The One-Handed perk tree contains Armsman: Armsman (One-Handed weapons do 20/40/60/80/100% more damage) And the Stealth perk tree contains two perks which can modify one-handed damage: Backstab ...
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Do you need the Staff of Magnus after killing Arcano?

I sold the Staff of Magnus (despite my misgivings!) because I had found it to be quite useless other than its value in finishing the Eye of Magnus quest. Now I've heard hints that the Eye may cast ...
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Is it ever “legal” to steal from a slain enemy's home?

A few times, I've had to vanquish an enemy in their home. However, even after they're defeated, all of the possessions in their house are still marked as "Steal" instead of "Take". Are there still ...
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Is there a maximum range on arrows?

With character draw way up and from a high vantage point, sometimes you can see creatures very far away. With proper angle and height advantage, it appears that I should be able to strike these ...
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How do I beat the Draugr Wight Lord at the end of Soljund's Sinkhole?

I'm running a totally vanilla character in Skyrim: Nord, half-casting (destruction), half-bashing (one-handed sword specialty), heavy armor. I was on my way to Karstholm on the Blades quest and ran ...
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Where's the most efficient place to store my items in Proudspire Manor?

In my Whiterun house, the bottom floor is full of chests and storage areas, and my Alchemy table has a satchel for me to keep ingredients in. I just bought a Solitude house and fully upgraded it, and ...
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How can I kill Beitild without anyone seeing?

So I'm on the first part of the Dark Brotherhood questline, and I have to kill Beitild in Dawnstar. I've done it before on a previous character, but I can't for the life of me seem to get it to work ...
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Is there a portable container in Skyrim?

I'm looking for a portable container, a carriable chest if you'd like. Something where I can put items in, but which I can put in my inventory itself. I don't need to be able to access items in the ...
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Best way to level destruction?

I've seen effective methods for leveling Summoning, like spamming a Bound Sword on a crag in front of a giant; my question is whether or not something like this will work for Destruction spells. Does ...
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Is it possible to take screenshots in Skyrim on the PS3?

Simply put, does Skyrim support the ability to take screenshots on the PS3? The game is beautiful at many times and I'd love to have a shot of the dragon and giant battle I witnessed today. Thanks!
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Disable Radiant Quests in Skyrim

I'm a completist. I like to finish EVERYTHING. Skyrim creates a problem for me, it never ends. Is there a way to disable radiant quests, perhaps in the console? Is there a downside to disabling ...
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Can you pick-pocket someone who has already caught you?

So I was simply taking some weight off an NPC when he caught me... helping lighten his load. The problem is, he still has some stuff that I am sure he would rather have me hold on to but he has ...
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How can I identify to which quest line a specific quest belongs

My Journal is Full of Quests, And I would like to know if their is a way to determine if a quest belongs to the Main Quest line, or to one of the factions instead of the other questions Basically: ...
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Is it possible to get a pet in Skyrim?

I know that it is possible to get a horse, but I was wondering about a pet more on the lines of a dog. If it is possible, could you please provide an explanation on how to get a pet?
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Can I become leader of the Thieves' Guild without finishing the main chain and is there any benefits from being the leader anyway?

I completed the quest where you get the Skeleton Key and I don't really want to continue the chain until I've done a lot of the other stuff in the game, since the key is so useful. Brynjolf said ...
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Will my follower use buff potions like Fortify Conjuration?

He summons a wolf thing often and I have some spare potions I could give to him, but I'm not sure if it would be any use.
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Are there any treasures beneath the ocean surface?

There are a lot of areas with water in Skyrim, but is there any reason for me to go skinny dipping in the bone chilling water? Is there any notable treasure (or any other items) or old shipwrecks ...
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Can Skyrim's console savegames be migrated to PC? [duplicate]

My PS3 Skyrim is starting to have the dreaded lag problem. I've tested Skyrim on my PC and it works perfectly on medium settings with 60FPS@720p (and better graphics than the PS3). It is also ...
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Who is the stealthiest follower?

Playing a stealth thief, I find that followers (specifically Lydia) are not useful on missions. She just keep getting us detected, so I'm forced to tell her to wait before starting a mission, which ...