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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Shortcut to the Soul Cairn?

Geting to the Soul Cairn the first time took a LOT of dungeon crawling. Aside from the lack of enemies, getting out didn't seem any easier than getting in. I've got some side-quests left to complete ...
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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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How can I contract vampirism ASAP?

It seems that the earliest way to contract vampirism is via random event after escaping Helgen (at the beginning of the game). If so, is there a consistent way to do it? It is important to me that ...
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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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I lost my weapon and can't find it [duplicate]

I lost my 35 damage ax in the temple by the drouger lord at level 19 and still can't find it, but I don't want to start the fight over again. What do I do
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What actually improves when you level up alchemy in Skyrim?

You don't have to look too far at all to find mention of what alchemy is or to find people asking for the fastest way to level up alchemy in Skyrim, but what does leveling up the skill actually do for ...
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When can I cast Adept spells? Where can I buy them?

After completing the Eye of Magnus quest, Faralda was selling me adept spells. By mistake I reloaded one old save and Faralda now doesn't sell me Adept Destruction spells anymore. I tried reload many ...
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Where can I find some smithing potions in Skyrim?

I'm wanting to know where I can find some smithing potions around Skyrim. I'm level 42 and I have tried looking at the alchemist shops and regular traders, but I just can't seem to find any. Some ...
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Why does Skyrim keep wanting to install?

I've installed Skyrim and registered it with steam. I've tried to run it through steam, from the setup.exe in the disk and the TESV.exe in my steamapps folder but every time it tried to install the ...
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In Skyrim is it possible to use the console to target the nearest hostile npc

Just clicking on the nearest npc won't fit my needs unfortunately. I would like to be able to use it in a script that finds my closest enemy and tells me the distance to them. I am hoping to be able ...
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What's different about my bed in the College of Winterhold?

When I sleep at my home in Whiterun, or in a purchased bed at an inn, I get the Well Rested buff.(10% to skill increases) When I sleep in a bed out in the wilderness I only get a Rested Buff.(5% to ...
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Cannot get Wujeeta to tell me her dealer

I gave Wujeeta the potion, talked to her, and there's still no option to intimidate her to the point to tell me who is her dealer. Has anyone else had this problem? All it lets me ask is "What is ...
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I can not remember who follows me in skyrim?

I have a little problem, I can not remember who follows me in Skyrim. How can I find out?
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my Housecarl disappeared [duplicate]

I have the follower reya. I entered the lost knife hide out, turned around and immediately exited and she was gone. there was no fight so she didn't die. how do I find her
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Can't get Ulfic Stormcloak to agree with the peace truce in “SEASON UNENDING”

Every time I try to talk to Ulfric Stormcloak he always tells me to talk to Galmar because he needs me to run an errand. But... Every time I try and talk to Galmar he always tells me something about ...
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Skyrim Followers

Okay, this time, I want another follower besides Faendal who can teach me archery. I was wondering if it is possible to have Aela as a follower after the werewolf mission.
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Skyrim's Windhelm House

Okay, so I've beat the Blood on Ice mission and defeated the Imperial quest line, can I buy the house? Like, last I saw, Windhelm was burned, so can I still get it?
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Where is the first available house in Skyrim?

As I grabbed everything that wasn't nailed down so far and as I don't want to throw away any ingredients I could use later I though it would be time to look for a house to store all my stuff. My ...
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How can I smith higher levels of weapons?

Instead of only smithing weapons to exquisite, how I can smith better weapons? I have tried to use the weapon smithing skills constantly but I just can't figure it out.
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How to become a werewolf after you join the dawngaurd?

I just got the game and I heard that you can become a werewolf by joining the companions, but it is to late for me and I don't want to start the game over.
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How can I force my computer to use my AMD GPU instead of the integrated Intel Card?

I just reinstalled Windows 7 on my Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520 and I'm trying to get the dicrete GPU selected. But even though I got the High Performance option selected on Catalyst Control Center, I ...
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How do I modify movement speed while attacking?

I hate all that "skittering" during combat? I'm looking for a way to modify movements speed while attacking or casting, similar to the way mods like Deadly Combat do. I would like to make characters ...
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Do you need to be a werewolf to complete the Companions quests?

I got the quest to meet under the Skyforge to become a Werewolf and I don't want to finish this. However I'm not seeing any other quests from the companions. Do I need to become a Werewolf for more ...
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Is the supply chest on my homestead safe?

It's been fairly common knowledge that the only guaranteed safe storage containers are those which are inside houses that you own. However, Hearthfire adds storage containers that are both ...
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My character goes blind

I am level 48 and after a few in-game hours, my character goes completely blind! I can still see the compass bar and the cursor, I can do shouts, attack, etc. However, all I can see is pure darkness. ...
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Can I join the legion and do the Civil War quest line AFTER completing the main story?

I understand that the main quest can be completed without taking sides in the civil war, but I'm at the point where I'm contemplating finishing the main story line. I'd like to go back and do the ...
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I accidentally saved over my save file. Can I recover it?

While playing as my low level character, I decided to play as my high levelled character instead. I went to load the game but selected Save instead of Load. I didn't notice until it had overwritten my ...
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Ice form shout?

Does anybody know we're to find the ice form shout? I have found the first word but am having trouble finding the rest, someone please help I would be thankful.
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How do I un-nock an arrow?

If I have already drawn my bow, is there any way I can un-nock the arrow so I don't waste it? I don't like my current method of firing into the ground right in front of me. Safety first.
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Can I resist Magic at full strength with the Become Ethereal Shout?

I want to know if I can resist Magic with the Become Ethereal Shout, before I set out to find the other parts to it. I have tried to use it at the beginning one but I die anyway.
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What is meant by “when the moon is out” in the Silent Moons Enchant?

The "Silent Moons Enchant" Enchantment states that it effect happens "when the moon is out", but what exactly does this mean? To be specific: Does it matter where you're located? (inside / outside) ...
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Weird lags in dungeons

I am running the game on medium settings, with textures set to high and AA, AF off. I have not seen any stutter or FPS drops outside or in cities, but certain dungeons are causing weird lag. Mostly ...
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How do I deal with falmer and dwemer mechs?

I'm about to go venturing deep into a dwemer ruin, and I was wondering if someone has some advice for dealing with falmer & dwemer mechs.
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How do I get away from the guards in Skyrim with low health?

So I went into Whiterun, and they started chasing me. I was doing the Companion missions trying to get to be a werewolf and I was on my last mission. I think when they chased me into the Companions ...
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If I'm a member of one guild, am I prevented from joining any of the other guilds?

If I join the Companions, will that keep me from joining the Thieves Guild? Or the Dark Brotherhood?
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Best race if playing as an Archer

I am basically looking for the best race for archery in Skyrim. I am looking for a fast nimble character that can deal quick high damage. Also, what would be the best weapon/gear for such character.
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What are all the locations of the Black Books?

I seem to be missing one black book. So what are all the locations of the black books? How many are there in total?
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Are there any treasure vaults to break into?

While on my travels in Skyrim i found one place (Markarth) which reminded me of Vivec from Morrowind, in the sense that there was a secured area with the possibility of gold and loot behind locked ...
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How many Daedric artificts are in Skyrim?

How many Daedric artifacts are in Skyrim, and what are their names? Daedric artifacts are the rewards you get for completing certain Daedric quests. Some of them are the Mace of Molag Bal and ...
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How do I defeat Dragon Priest Nahkriin?

I've been flown to a temple to kill Alduin but I'm not strong enough to get past Dragon Priest Nahkriin. He's killed me over and over in 2 shots that come faster than I can deal with and so I'm fairly ...
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Is there a workaround for the Aela the Huntress gets stuck in the Underforge praying bug?

My elf is married to Aela and has already completed the Companion main-quest line. Afterwards, I decided to do some of the remaining Companion quests but after completing "The Totems of Hircine", ...
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Can I make multiple separate profiles in skyrim? [duplicate]

So I was playing as a Khajiit, and I want to try being an Orc. Can I make a separate game file without deleting the original profile. I know it is possible on different games like Saints Row, but is ...
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What do the pressure plates at the Sky Haven Temple entrance do?

There are 5 pressure plates at the entrance to Sky Haven Temple. What do they do? When I step on them nothing seems to happen.
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An Army of Greed - Henrik and Wulf are stuck

I'm at the mission "An Army of Greed" from the falskaar mod and I NEED to end it to be able to travel back to skyrim. I killed the bandits there and the problem now is, that the people there are ...
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What is the best way to level up One-Handed in Skyrim?

In Skyrim I am trying to level up as fast as possible. I have beaten the main quest line, the Stormcloak quest line, the Thieves Guild quest line and the Dark Brotherhood quest line, and I am still ...
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Which code/variable to look for to reset hearthfire Northwing extentions

I know that console command: sqv byohhousepale sqv byohhousefalkreath sqv byohhousehjaalmarch Will give me a ton of enable/disable stats ...
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Is it possible to maximize all the skills and gain all the perks?

In one playthrough, will it be possible for me to get every single perk and max all my skills?
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freezing at helgen [closed]

Why does my character freeze in Helgen? It freezes during the first quest unbound when you're about to be executed and looking at Hadvar. I have never experienced this before and it happens every ...
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Is it possible to have two dogs in your home in Skyrim?

The first dog I took to my house, my kids asked if they could keep him so I said yes and now he lives in my house. I think that was Bran. It was one of the Dawnguard dogs, anyway. I now have ...