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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Why does Clairvoyance always point me in the wrong direction? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Details on Clairvoyance? When I cast Clairvoyance to guide me to my next task or marker, it sometimes will point me in the opposite direction, or I follow the path, then ...
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What will happen when you reach 1000 saves?

In Skyrim, I make backups of my quicksaves very often, and I have a question: what will happen if you save the game more than 999 times (with overwriting, while I made 150 saves in Skyrim, I have only ...
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Unable to use UI prompts

On Skyrim for PC, whenever a yes/no dialog pops up ("Are you sure you want to exit alchemy?"), or a dialog with just 'ok'("You learned the _ enchantment"), I can't do anything. I can't right click ...
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My housecarls won't stay dressed!

So, I was interested in seeing if I could get Iona to wear some more common clothes around the house. I pretty much just leave her there most of the time anyway, so there's no point in her being ...
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Does having weapons/magic ready cause NPCs to be more hostile towards you?

I always have Clairvoyance ready when I'm traveling across the map. But it seems that if I have magic ready, the other characters in the game remark that I need to be careful, I need to take my magic ...
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Can I save bodies?

I found a guy in my house, the elf from river wood I walked in with Sven then realised that I'm marred to Camila (awkward...three men in a room with a woman they're in love with) I heard the elf guy ...
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Is there any recognition for doing assassination quests for the Dark Brotherhood after you complete the main questline?

If you do more of the random Thieves' Guild radiant quests than needed there is at least some recognition: As you finish the additional jobs that Vex and Delvin give you, trophies of recovered ...
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Skyrim crashes to desktop in populated areas

I've been playing Skyrim for a few months without issue -- character is level 38. Suddenly, today, I'm getting very frequent crashes to desktop -- usually when I'm in major cities. Often just after ...
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Lydia gone after Containment quest?

After finishing the Containment quest Lydia was taken over (controlled) by a mage. How can I get her back? Thanks for your answers guys. It really had me stumped. I now also believe she must have ...
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Is there any penalty to wearing stolen items?

I have a stolen silver ring. Does it affect people's reaction to me if I am wearing it?
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What are the side quests?

One of the achievements for Skyrim is: Sideways Complete 10 side quests I have completed the game on two playthroughs now and I've not got this achievement. What quests qualify as "side ...
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How long should I wait for a letter after completing Innocence Lost?

I completed Innocence Lost but haven't received any letter. Is it a glitch or should I keep waiting?
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Skyrim freezing while trying to enter Haemar's Shame

For the past hour I've been trying to enter Haemar's Shame so I could complete a Companions Request but it freezes everytime. I'm running Ps3 and have removed old save files. I don't have any idea ...
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Do muffled garments guarantee complete silence?

I'm discarding most of the Dark Brotherhood armor, but I like the shoes, which have a "muffled" enchantment. I've got elven boots that have 30% sneaking buff - but it's worth sacrificing armor points ...
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What is the highest level affected by the frenzy effect?

I am interested in making an illusion mage but first I need to know if its feasible at high levels. Here are the points I'm most interested in: What is the highest level enemy I can affect with ...
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Is it faster to wield light-weight weapons?

For example, Glass Bows are the best damage inflicting light-weight weapons. Daedric bows do a lot more damage, but they are much heavier. Does it take more time to get a Daedric bow ready to shoot, ...
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Do guards ever take any action against you for shouting in cities?

Do the guards just keep asking you to stop, or do they eventually charge you a fine or something?
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What is the blue swirl of wind that drains my magicka in Skyrim?

Occasionally I'll encounter a swirl of blue wind which drains my Magicka. Are these traps that I'm just not seeing?
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Is there a way to drop a lit torch in my house?

I dropped a torch in my house in whiterun and somehow it was lit. It was actually very helpful as it lit up dark areas of the house. Is there a way to make this happen again (on xbox)? I can't seem to ...
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What ingredients are used to make a bitter drink will poison vampires when they drink your blood?

Does anyone know what ingredients to use to make a bitter drink that will poison vampires when they try to drink your blood. I'm also hoping this will also prevent you from turning into one. Can this ...
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Help, I'm being attacked on the Windcaller quest

I am finally attempting to complete the horn of jurgen the windcaller task, but when I arrive at the inn to meet the person I am attacked. I leave and roam for a while then head back, but she still ...
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Will completing the Dark Brotherhood quest chain hinder any significant quests/events?

I have an overall planned story for my character, part of which runs through the Dark Brotherhood. One of the first sets of contracts you do for them include killing one person that I know starts a ...
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How do you make arrows?

I get the materials to make them like other games, but i can't seem to be able to make them. Is there a quest that has to be done before you can make arrows.
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Is it possible to disable or disarm floor traps in Skyrim?

So I'm walking along in a dungeon, happy as can be, thinking of bunnies, when BAM, giant spikey gate to the face. Or I'm set on fire. Or impaled. All rather annoying. Almost every dungeon has traps ...
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Do Delvin and Vex's Jobs Hinder Any Further Quests in Windhelm?

I am in my second play through Skyrim. I am trying to catch all the things I missed in the first play through. But this play through I completed Blood on the Ice quest first. It was bugged in my ...
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Why should I use a bound sword?

I am playing my first character in Skyrim and I decided that I want to focus on conjuration. Up to now I used swords for close combat situations and transitioning into a bound sword seems to be a good ...
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How to stack soul gems in my inventory to make the list smaller?

I understand that some soul gems don't stack because of the size of the soul. You can't have a grand soul gem (petty) combine with a grand soul gem (grand). But sometimes my inventory has identical ...
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Where is Draven and how do I return his bow? I can't find him anywhere [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What quest is the object Dravin's Bow from? I found this bow which I can't get out of my inventory. It supposedly belongs to Draven, but I have no idea where he is. ...
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Why can't I buy adept+ level spells?

Am I bugged? I'm a level 32 with conjuring at 100. I did the master quest that lets me buy permanent summons, but he will not sell me any adept or expert spells? I am having the same problem with ...
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Becoming Thieves Guild Guildmaster, am I bugged?

I've completed the Thieves Guild main questline (Darkness Returns) and chosen my special power (Shadowcloak of Nocturnal). It says completed in my quest log. I also completed the extra jobs in each ...
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How do I store items?

For some reason, when pressing 'R' attempting to store an item on a corpse (haven't tried other containers) in TES: Skyrim, the game doesn't respond. This prevents me from completing the quest ...
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Enchanting/Alchemy without 5/5 alchemy?

Create a 4 pieces of Fortify Alchemy Equipment (hat, gloves, necklace, ring) With the clothing on, create some (4) Fortify Enchanting Potions Create a new, stronger set of Fortify Alchemy ...
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Keyboard problem with Skyrim

I have an international keyboard, and my customized my layout so that the letters P and O and I are written, when I type the keys on which there are my national(country) letters painted on. I have ...
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What is the difference between Black Souls and White Souls? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the advantages and disadvantages of each version of Azura's Star? I am on the Star of Azura quest and I am at the part where you need to decide whether you ...
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How do you get past the four levers and gate in Harmugstahl?

I tried to do one lever at a time but that didn't work. Then I tried many different patterns and nothing is working. It is one of the Trouble in Skyrim quests.
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How do I open the door to Alftand Cathedral?

How do I open the door to Alftand Cathedral? I have tried a couple of times, and it seems that I can't open it.
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Where does Aela the Huntress live?

I've looked around and I couldn't find her house. The only place I find her is the Jorrvaskr. I have even tried following her, and she still doesn't go to a house. Where does she live?
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How long does it take Giants to respawn? Alternatively, where can I find a rapidly respawning Giant?

I'm trying to farm giants for their toes. Unfortunately they don't respawn very often. I've finished the main quest. Sometimes I wait up to 30 days for the respawn and they don't show up. The ...
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Can I shoot an eagle?

Can an eagle take an arrow in the knee? Just kidding. But seriously, is it possible to actually land an arrow in a flying eagle? I´ve tried with about 200 arrows without any success.
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Bug: Companions wandering far from Whiterun + Skjör resurrected

Ok, so I encoutered my first serious bug in Skyrim, and wondered what could have caused it. I am already the Harbinger of the companions, which means Skjör has been dead for a long time now. Njada ...
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Is it safe to reset a quest?

Is it possible/safe to reset a quest? I'm looking to reset the quest "Hail Sithis". I've already completed that and fully equipped the Dawnstar Sanctuary with the money earned. Can I reset that ...
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What's the use of the Mzulft Room Key?

I managed to pick an Expert-level lock while rummaging through Mzulft and found a Mzulft Room Key. What's it used for? (Note that I'm not talking about the Mzulft Observatory Key, which is part of ...
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How is the duration of effects measured in Skyrim?

Potions and certain items grant benefits like enhancing smithing or having increased health generation for a certain duration. How is this time measured? Is this clock time or in-game time? Does time ...
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Will Sabre Cat ever respawn for Aela's quest?

I have been completing Aela's quests having completed the main Companion questline in order to obtain the Totems of Hircine. She gave me the Animal Extermination task of clearing Greenspring Hollow ...
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Can i Load saved games of a Steam Skyrim to a non-steam Skyrim ? [closed]

I know that I can share/pass saves of Skyrim between computers, but can I share/pass saves of Skyrim between computers when one has Skyrim through Steam and the other does not?
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What is the mess Lydia is in?

I was in Riften when one of the random Thief events happened. All the locals were attacking the thief and Lydia joined in. I guess she must have hit one of the guards at some point because they ...
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Skyrim Very Long Load Times!

So I was looking forward to wasting more of my life playing this game until the load times increased dramatically and the in-game lag also increased. The load time when the game is first loaded is ...
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Strange sound right after loading a saved game

For long time now I hear strange sound right after loading any saved game - it wasn't like this from the beginning but can't remember when it started. Can't really describe it, so I recorded it - you ...
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What's the exhaustive set of items I can use to make Dwarven Metal Ingots?

I know there are a series of items that can be melted down to make Dwarven Metal Ingots, but I'm not sure about all of them (levers, cogs, etc.) What is the exhaustive set of items that can be smelted ...
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Is it possible to bring Cicero back to life?

I killed Cicero and now I feel guilty. I'm an assassin, yes, but he was a dark brother after all. I hear he's also good at sneaking and I like having followers with me, but other followers aren't as ...