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 do my arrows drop after flying a few meters?

I'm playing as a khajit in skyrim, going to assassinate Beitlid in Dawnstar. Now, the first time I did it on her porch and just killed her with the Blade of Woe. I got caught somehow, whatever, so I ...
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Skyrim keeps freezing, what do I do?

Skyrim keeps freezing on my PS3. I can't set it back to factory settings because it was downloaded. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing it. It keeps freezing as soon as Alduin (the dragon) ...
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Is it possible to kill Astrid without committing a crime?

When my character killed Grelod the Kind, it was with a crouched sneak attack from behind using a conjured sword in her personal bedroom with the door closed. This did not increment any of my crimes ...
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Is there really a mermaid shrine in Skyrim?

I have heard rumors that on the 15th of the last seed near the serpant stone a black goat appears and if you follow it, it leads you to the mermaid shrine. My question is, is all of that true?
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Where is Ranmir. I am trying to complete Drowned Sorrows mini-quest

Where is Ranmir? I am trying to complete the Drowned Sorrows Quest This is a mini-quest from what i can gather of forums and does not list as a quest in my log. I have managed to complete most of ...
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How to become a vampire and werewolf hybrid?

I want to become a werewolf and vampire lord hybrid. I searched it up on YouTube . One way was to become werewolf when being vampire lord and have Serena bite you again when you came out from ...
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Why won't my Skyrim load from the main menu?

I am having problems with not even getting to play the game. I got the game for Christmas and I played it for a while and then stopped. The next time I tried it, I press play and choose my storage ...
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Why are assassins coming after me?

I recently started a new game as a mage type character. As far as I can tell I haven't done anything wrong yet, haven't stolen anything, etc. In fact, the only quests I've done so far were the ...
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How to kill a dragon in Skyrim?

Anyone got any tips on how to beat down a Dragon solo? I've managed to get it down to 3/4 health, but keep running out of potions and getting owned. I tend to whittle it down with bow from cover, ...
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Switching from Nexus Mod Manager to Mod Organiser?

Hi I have 76 mods installed nmm and now want to switch to MO so I can have multiple profiles (starting a new playthrough with different mods). How can I transfer all the mods across to MO from NMM ...
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Skyrim will not start and forces me to hard reboot my computer

When I play Skyrim from Steam it launches the menu, and that works fine. The problem is when I hit play it closes the launcher (as if it were about to go into the game), and then nothing, just the ...
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Do followers lose items when replaced with companions?

During the companion quests, followers tend to be replaced with one of the companions without warning. When this happens, the followers say "I'll head back home if you need me", and start walking ...
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Do followers have skill levels and level similar to my characters?

I was helping Vilkas go to the temple and on our way I made a pitstop at a dungeon. Inside the dungeon he would get hit only once and be down on the floor with barely any health... So, I'm curious if ...
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My companion won't wear her armor

For some reason, Lydia won't wear her armor when I give it to her. I've tried just your basic steel stuff, Elven boots and gauntlets, and a myriad of other things and none of them equip. When I bring ...
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What can I do if I'm a level four vampire and even guards come after me [duplicate]

Guards and citizens come after me for being a vampire and I can't sneak into a house or use invisibility without them waking up what do I do
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I'm being attacked everywhere I go!

Every time I try to go near a bigger town in Skyrim I always get attacked by guards and/or villagers. I know that I'm a thief and a vampire (and also a Khajiit) but I don't do anything bad when ...
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Where is a good place to find dragons to kill?

I need some dragon souls for my shouts but I have no idea where to start looking for one.
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How to install skyrim using wine?

I used the following commands from ...
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How do I give gifts to children?

I am playing Skyrim - Hearthfire DLC (PC Version), and I have adopted a kid that lives with me in my countryside mansion near Solitude. I have things I am supposed to be able to gift him (clothes, ...
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What happened to the East Empire Company?

In Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion the East Empire Trading Company is fully functional and basically dominates the market but by Skyrim 200 years later its has vastly diminished and i just wondered if there ...
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Do I need to complete Bleak Falls Barrow to buy land in Falkreath?

I haven't finished the Bleak Falls Barrow quest. But I have attempted repeatedly to purchase land in Falkreath. I am a Thane and there are no more quests available from the Steward or the Jarl. How do ...
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What is the best way of leveling restoration?

There are some nice restoration perks I'm trying to level up for. Does (dual) casting heal when your health is full gain restoration experience? If not, what are some good restoration leveling ...
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How do I fix the massive flicker I'm seeing in game?

If I walk up close to a door, then walk backwards facing the door, or looking up/down a steep mountainside causes horrible flickering. This is on an Nvidia GTX580 under windows 7. System is an i7 ...
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Is there anything I can do after opening the Elder Scroll on the Throat of the World?

I opened the Elder Scroll during the quest Alduin's Bane, and then I saw the ancient Nords. But after killing a dragon, nothing happened, and I could just watching around. What can T do in this ...
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Fix for Words of Power quest bug

When I picked up the word of power at (spoiler) the quest didn't get removed from my quest log. If I select it the arrow still points to the wall even though there is no word to collect any more. ...
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Where can I find an Ebony Helmet?

I want to get an ebony helmet from somewhere, and I don't have a high enough smithing to make one. Where is the best place I can find one?
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How to keep quest items

I have gotten the skeleton key in skyrim on Xbox and want to know if it can be kept or cloned/i do not know how to do the commands on my counsel
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Skyrim: Place names in wrong language?

I have a bizarre issue in Skyrim (PC) where a few location names are displayed in another language, or perhaps gibberish for all I know. Has anyone experienced this, and if so, is there any known fix? ...
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Where can I find the key to the top roof of the College of Winterhold?

Where can I find the key to the top floor (roof) of the College of Winterhold? My game has glitched and Mirabelle Ervine seems to be up there. I think it was due to a dragon landing in the court ...
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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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Aela the Huntress disappeared during Battle for Whiterun

According to UESP, if Aela is your wife while you try to claim Whiterun for the Stormcloaks, she may disappear. This is precisely what happened to me. I've tried using the console to bring her to me ...
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Will the Dawnguard still give me quests as a werewolf?

I want to know this because I spontaneously turned into a vampire but the Dawnguard still gives me quests? I dislike being a vampire and want to be a werewolf.
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Cannot receive the quest revealing the unseen [duplicate]

I am able to talk to Mirabelle but it wont let me accept the quest "Revealing the Unseen" is it a fixable glitch?
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Attacked in Markarth, Skyrim

When I enter Markarth Keep and get to the first set of stairs towards the King all the guards become hostile and start attacking me. Nothing happens until I reach this point, not even if I drag my ...
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Where are all the skill trainers?

Where can I find a list of all the skill trainers in Skyrim?
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Would switching all my mods from the Steam Workshop to Nexus affect my current saves?

I currently use workshop for some mods but recently installed nexus. Both systems work fine side by side. However, I would like to switch to using nexus only. I'd prefer just using one modding app for ...
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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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How do Steam Workshop mods and Nexus mods interact?

All of my mods so far are on the Steam Workshop, but there are a few on Nexus that look to be quite useful. My question before I dive in is are there any potential problems that I need to be aware of ...
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How do I add objects to the Workshop?

I created a mod for Skyrim, but I don't know how to add it into the Workshop. How would I go about adding it to the Workshop?
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Will Sergius Turrianus ever stop giving you quests?

In the College of Winterhold, the professor Sergius Turrianus can give you a quest where you go to a random person and pick up an item (as well as a quest where you give him some soul gems). My ...
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How do I adjust the FOV for Skyrim?

The default FOV is rather low and annoying, I would like to increase the viewing angle up to something like 100, how do I do so?
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Is there a way to retrieve deleted progress for skyrim? [duplicate]

I played on the xbox 360 edition of skyrim with the dawnguard and dragonborn DLC. I deleted my progress last summer by accident that was on my flash drive while clearing space. I haven't been playing ...
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How can you run Skyrim in borderless window mode?

I've noticed Skyrim has some issues when minimizing. This is a real pain when playing on multiple monitors and you attempt to find something on the other monitor. Is there anyway to enable borderless ...
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Is it possible to prevent the game from pausing when window loses focus?

I've installed Skyrim, and I'm playing in windowed mode. I want to be able to alt-tab to interact with IM windows or my browser while I'm auto-running to some distant location, but the game pauses ...
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Skyrim Proving Honor Help

I'm having a little trouble with the quest "Proving Honor" of the companions questline. I've finished the quest and the entire questline a long time ago, but I've noticed that the last objective ...
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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 I reset NPCs in Skyrim?

I have been trying to play the Mage's College quest, but Mirabelle Ervine is frozen in place and can't go anywhere. I can still talk to her, but that's about all I can do. How can I reset her or reset ...
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I've lost my wife using wait command in the woods how can i find her? [duplicate]

I married the huntress woman(companions) and we were going somewhere and I told her to wait and then I forgot to get her and now I have no clue where to find her. I looked at the companions place, my ...
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Can't start “Glory Of The Dead”

The characters (The Huntress lady and such) are just standing around the dead silver hand after I've returned from collecting the witches' heads for Kodlak. The remaining Companions that are outside ...
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Sapphire - Is there anything else?

I'm talking with Sapphire in the thieves guild, and the only thing I can do is ask her about her name. Then she tells me the sad story about how she was kidnapped. I just feel that there must be more ...