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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Is there a way to drop gold without the console or mods?

Individual gold pieces (A.K.A. Septims) can be found, coin purses can be found, gold can be found within containers, pickpocketed from living persons, and gold can be stored from the player into a ...
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How can I add foreground blur to ENBSeries' depth-of-field in Skyrim?

I'm playing Skyrim with ENBSeries' DoF (depth of field) enabled. I see some people having a foreground blur effect on their depth-of-field and I really want that effect too. How do I add such an ...
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Where can I find better armor / weapons in Skyrim?

I'm level 14 and currently wearing: Amulet of Talos (Looted of the guy that got executed in the Solitutude) Elven Bow/Warhammer (Stolen from display cases) Imperial Boots Imperial Officer's Helm ...
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What are the unique features of Castle Volkihar and Fort Dawnguard?

So my decision to pick the side to join will basically be the side with the most perks to offer as a home. What are the unique perks that each of the homes offer?
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How can I find or recall my horse?

Lately, I've been finding my horse to be more of an annoyance to use than an asset to have. But, maybe I'm missing something that could resolve this - or maybe it's the game that's missing this. I'm ...
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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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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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Was Olaf One-Eye a fraud?

According to King Olaf's Verse he was a fraud. If this is true, then why was he in Shor's hall in Sovngarde, if only heroes can go there?
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Is the best gear for a caster found, or crafted?

When I played Skyrim as a rogue or a warrior, I was able to make myself very powerful by the end of the game by smithing my own armor. There was no armor as good as what I could make myself. I am ...
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Is there a Skyrim command to check if a player knows a spell?

I am thinking about making a mod for Skyrim. One thing that this mod hinges on is checking if a player already knows a spell. I have been looking high and low for a script command, but have yet to ...
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How can I start “Ill Met by Moonlight” if Sinding is already transformed?

I was playing on my main save, looking for Daedric artifacts to get and realized I was missing the Ring of Hircine. My problem is when I went to the barracks in Falkreath, the guy (Sinding) was ...
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How can I mod Skyrim on a different drive?

I modded my Skyrim on my C: drive awhile back and it ended up breaking. I didn't have space on my C: drive to continue modding anyways, so I re-downloaded Skyrim to my D: drive, but I don't know how ...
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How can I pickpocket only some of the gold?

There are some people in Skyrim running around with a lot of money, I'd like to relieve them of their burden. Unfortunatly, my pickpocketing skills are not up to it for larger sums of gold. I can ...
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Do the random vampire attacks end when you finish the main Dawnguard quest?

Do the random vampire attacks end when you finish the main Dawnguard quest on the Vampire Hunters (Dawnguard) side?
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Why will she not take Pantea's Flute?

I found Pantea's Flute before the quest was given to me. Now she will not accept it from me, and it says I still need to go find it. What do I do now? Is this a glitch? I have the game on PC if that ...
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Followers disappeared [duplicate]

Vorstag I think was my follower and I did a quest with Farkas or whatever with the companions to like cure him of being a werewolf and now i can't find vorstag, I checked all my houses, the companions ...
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Pro's and cons of being a vampire/werewolf in skyrim? [duplicate]

What are the pro's and cons of choosing to be vampire or werewolf in skyrim. Also if there are any differences between the original game and the dlc (regarding the pro's and cons). Also what ...
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Skyrim: Curse of the crappy potions after resto looping

I did the Restoration Loop exploit to get an item that increases my carry weight by like 2147455654646 points, and ever since I did that and took off my Fortify Alchemy gear, all of my potions are ...
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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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Nexus Mod Manager says "Unable to get write permissions for: C:\Games\Nexus Mod Manager\Skyrim\Install Info

I downloaded Skyrim from Steam, and I have a few mods from the Steam Workshop. I decided to start using the Nexus Mod Manager (0.46.0) only to find that when it scanned my games it showed the error ...
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Are the Stormcloaks or Imperial Legion the “Official” winners of the civil war?

I've finished the Stormcloaks and Imperial Legion, and both seem to have endings which could support an Elder Scrolls sequel in which a war occurs with the Thalmor. I'm used to seeing Bethesda make ...
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Is there any way to place the Ebony Blade on a rack?

I have a lovely display of Daedric artefacts in the basement of my house in Solitude. Irritatingly, the Ebony Blade refuses to be held by any weapon rack (whether wall mounted or free standing). It ...
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What can I use firewood for? Is the supply unlimited?

I found a wood axe and a chopping block near to each other in a camp somewhere and so became aware that I could use the axe with the chopping block to (very slowly) produce firewood. Does firewood ...
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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 completely avoid becoming a werewolf?

I do not want to have to become a werewolf, but seeing where it is necessary to continue on with the Companion quest lines, at least some of them. I was told to talk with Skjor, so it is on my ...
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How do you defeat Sigdis Gauldurson?

On the quest "Forbidden Legend", I can't figure out how to kill the eldest son of Archmage Gauldurson, Sigdis Gauldurson. He just keeps teleporting away, and there are three of him! Every time I kill ...
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How can I turn off as many visual effects as possible?

I have a low-end PC, and with some performance mods, the game runs fine in places like Whiterun, though I have to turn off distant objects with console commands, and I have to type teofis in the ...
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Skyrim, Fallout 3 and New Vegas: major mouse issues

Alright, so for the last 2 days I've been trying to figure out how to solve this issue with Skyrim, Fallout 3, and New Vegas. When starting Skyrim, my mouse responds fine, but my windows cursor ...
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How do I rejoin the College of Winterhold if Ancano is hostile?

Whenever I walk into Winterhold, Ancano attacks me, and he's not supposed to. How do I resolve this problem? Because it's making all of Skyrim attack me and I can't do anything anymore. I've watched ...
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How can I acquire Daedric weapons In Skyrim without a high smithing skill? [duplicate]

I'm trying to collect 1 of every weapon in skyrim and right now I'm focusing on Daedric weapons, but since I don't have a high smithing skill (I don't consider it to be an important skill) I'm not ...
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Is an assassin ineffective without improved weapons?

I'm planning to make an assassin and won't improve my armor since I don't intend to get attacked. I roleplay a Khajiit assassin that doesn't know anything about smithing, so I don't want to smith at ...
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Leveled up too quickly in Skyrim; Enemies now too difficult

I spent a lot of time exploring and doing side missions, and not really leveling my smithing or my enchanting, and now I'm a really high level. Almost any enemy can kill me and none of the items that ...
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Can you buy Daedric / Dragon Bone armour?

Is it possible to buy these armours or is smithing the only way to get them?
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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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What can I do if Shadowmere died and I don't know where?

What if Shadowmere died and I forget where he died at? Is there a way to easily find him? I have tried to find out where he died several times but I have come up short in nothing but a couple of ...
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Why can't I get Rested or Well Rested?

I sleep in rented beds and my bed in Jorrvaskr (with the Companions) and no matter how long I sleep I don't get the notification that I'm rested or well rested anymore. I've looked at my active ...
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Does the vampire skill Poison Talons work when you're not in vampire lord form?

Does the Poison Talons skill in Skyrim work when you're not in vampire lord form? Does the skill still work if you're cured of vampirism?
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How exactly does lycanthropy work? Does it mix with vampirism?

Related to this question. Specifically, I want to know if these possibilities exist: Can I become a werepire(vampwolf?), i.e. both vampire and werewolf at the same time. Can you infect other NPCs ...
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Annoying glitch that won't let me finish the “Discerning the Transmundane” quest

On the quest where you get the Oghma Infinium book, I encountered a glitch that won't let me finish it, after transcribing the damn thing and returning the Lexicon to Septimus I was expecting the ...
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SetObjectiveCompleted not working while completing the “Blood on the Ice” quest

I completed the "Blood On The Ice" quest quite a while back and remember having a problem with the "Get assistance from Jorleif" part of the quest. I completed the quest, but looking in the journal ...
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How do I build up a stealth-mage early in Skyrim? [closed]

I have just started out out playing a a High Elf stealth-mage in Skyrim and am wondering how to build up my character. I will definitely need Stealth and Illusion so I should should start sneaking ...
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Is there a command to restore Talos?

When you side with the Stormcloaks for the Civil War (and win), Talos gets re-instated in the Hall of the Divines and people are more accepting of Talos worship. Is there a way for someone who sided ...
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Who are essential and will not attack you (purposely)?

[Essential] means they cannot be killed [...] and when their health bar fully depletes, they will merely fall into a state of recovery for a short time [...]. ...
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How do I get out of third person view?

So, I've finally obtained the Werewolf form. After returning out of the form, fully naked... I seem to be stuck in third person view! How can I fix this? Scrolling or pressing F does not work. I ...
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Is there a way to know if a NPC will respawn by its ID?

Being a vampire encouraged me to just slay whatever just to feed. I'm a bit wary though, because I wouldn't want to kill an NPC, having it not respawn and render a quest or whatever unavailable, and ...
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Betraying the legion while organising peace talks

I distrust the Imperials (Legion) and want to join the Stormcloaks – always have. However, I (accidentally) completed the first quest of Joining the Legion (“Clear out Fort Hraggstad”). I then ...
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Weird POV glitch in Skyrim [duplicate]

So, I was playing Skyrim (with mods) and I have this character I tried some mods with, animation mods to be exact. Everything was all and well until I got stuck in 3rd person view, not like I can't go ...
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Fastest ways to level multiple skills in Skyrim

I am really wondering on just the fastest ways to level up the skills (Conjuration, Destruction, Smithing, Enchanting, etc). So instead of asking about a single skill I was wondering if we could all ...
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Where can I find mage related questlines?

I'm level 17 mage and have completed Winterhold main quest since a while ago. Where can I find other mage or magic related questlines?
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How do I restore the movement animation in Skyrim?

I recently installed some mods for Skyrim, but I have screwed up somewhere, and now, I have no walking or running animation. The characters are standing straight with their hands out to the side. I ...