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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Maximum damage in a single hit

I used to play Skyrim (without any DLCs) so I don't know much about new stuff that have been added. I feel like playing again (with all DLCs this time), and I am wondering how I can achieve maximum ...
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How can I boost my health in Skyrim?

I made a bit of a mistake, I think, with my Skyrim character; I boosted my MP at the expense of my HP, repeatedly, and now I find myself at level 30 and so flimsy that many magic-tossing opponents ...
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Is a horse actually faster than running?

I'm pretty disappointed with my horse. He wasn't cheap -- 1000g -- but he just doesn't seem that fast. To make things worse, he's a bit of a wolf magnet and every time I get attacked I have to ...
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One with the Shadows achievement - no Solitude quests?

So I've done countless number of quests in 4 (riften, windhelm, whiterun, markath) of the cities and have done the special quests in 3 (windhelm, markath, whiterun) of them as well including the quest ...
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Are scimitars especially good weapons?

I'm level 11, and recently defeated a mob of assassin/posse Redguards who all had scimitars. I took one for my weapon collection. The game said it was worth half what a knife's worth. But I see it ...
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Wierd Bug with Shooting Arrows [duplicate]

This is NOT a question based on aiming problems, it is another intrinsic bug that I seek the solution to. Whenever I equip a bow and shoot (any type of arrow), even with a full charge, the arrow ...
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What is the order of dragon difficulty?

While playing Skyrim I have noticed that there are different types of dragons and that they are sometimes different colored and use different abilities. What is the order of weakest type of dragon to ...
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How do I dual wield weapons?

I'm not sure how I can equip a weapon in each hand. Like a dagger/dagger combination, or a sword/dagger combo. How can I do this?
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Breezehome name shows up as “Äîì òåïëûõ âåòîâ”

For some reason, it says that the Breezehome name is "Äîì òåïëûõ âåòîâ". There's other places too that has gotten weird names like that. How do I fix this issue?
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Amazing Follower Tweaks and Meeko: No option to leave service! [duplicate]

So I've downloaded the "My home is your home" mod so that my chosen followers will stay at my house when I don't need them. Before this mod I did not check if Meeko could leave my service, so I'm ...
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Skyrim-enb crash to desktop

I've been trying to install enbs on skyrim for a while now. However, when I try to use Realvision's installer I get some error about a missing file and it fails to install. When I try to manually ...
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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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Quick weapon cycle [duplicate]

I was planning to try play Skyrim on the PC again. The first time I played, I find the menu system extremely annoying. Especially with regards to cycling/swapping through weapons. It seems to be a ...
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How do I ensure that the Ebony Blades I have are powered-up if I used console commands to procure them?

Background info on why I am asking this: I used console commands to give myself the Ebony Blade, and murdered multiple clones of my spouse (through the player.placeatme console command) to power up ...
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“No Steam config online” error when installing Skyrim on PC

I just bought Skyrim on PC and when I try to install it I have to update Steam. When I try, a pop up says "no Steam config online". What does that mean and how do I fix it?
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Unable to change into first person camera mode

For some reason I cannot change into first person camera in Skyrim. I've tried reassigning the button to no progress. Is this a bug that can be fixed or must I deal with it?
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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 I get to the top of the tower of Winterhold without being the Arch-Mage?

The Arch-Mage is up there because of a dragon attack. How do I get up there? I am in the first quest, Under Saarthal. I am playing on the Xbox 360.
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How do I reach the Arch-Mage?

I started the "Under Saarthal" quest a while ago but stopped because I couldn't find the Arch-Mage as the final part of that quest. Now I'm working on it again but no matter how many times I leave ...
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What are the benefits of legendary skills?

I got pretty much all of my skills to level 100 on Skyrim, and now, I have the option to make them legendary. I searched on the wiki and found that this will reset my level to the initial value i.e. ...
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NPC Disappearance during Marriage Event

I asked Onmund (from the college of Winterhold), to marry me. He was my follower. We were in Riften, and he left me at midnight to go to the temple of Mara. I arrived at the temple an hour later, and ...
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How do I acquire an immortal horse?

I have purchased a horse or two on Skyrim and I accidentally keep killing them with fall damage getting to my destination. I heard of a horse given by the Dark Brotherhood that does not die to fall ...
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what is the fastest way to kill a troll in skyrim? [duplicate]

So in Skyrim going to one town near a river a regular troll is outside the entrance down the slope of the hill and you have to walk past him I ran using my whirlwind sprint you learn from the ...
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How to get past the stone head in Karthspire?

I'm in a room in Karthspire with this huge head. There aren't any obvious things to trigger except for several plates on the ground about the location where my character is located in the following ...
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Where can I buy or aquire lockpicks?

I am running low of lockpicks. Those master locks really run through them. Apart from finding them as loot, where can I buy or aquire lockpicks?
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So my wife was killed, now what?

Long story short I married Lydia, she died in battle, and I resurrected her through console commands. Now speaking with her doesn't have the usual spouse dialogue, I also am not able to get normal ...
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How much does the house in Riften cost?

I want the house in Riften, but I'm not sure if the price range is just the seller trying to scam me or if it automatically upgrades part of my house. What is the price of the house and if it's a ...
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How do you level up unarmed combat?

Is there a way to level up unarmed combat (punching)? I found a perk but I want to get better and level up!
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What ingredients make strengthen enchanting potions?

I've recently been looking into enchanting on an epic scale, for example making things cost millions, doing tonnes more damge etc than what they would normally be able to do with just the enchanting ...
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I need help renting a room in Riverwood but the lady is killing me

The lady that owns the Riverwood Hotel has been killing me and she is part of my quest so I can't kill her. I need to talk to her but I can't because she is killing me. What should I do?
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What are the benefits in refitting the Dawnstar Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary?

On successful completion of the last mission in the Dark Brotherhood quest line you are given 20,000 gold as a reward. You are also given the choice of putting the money towards refitting the ...
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I alt tabbed out of Skyrim and there's no way to tab back in [duplicate]

After spending an hour in character creation I needed to alt+tab. I then tried to tab back in as usual, and it just goes to a black screen. Tabbing again does nothing. How do I fix this?
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How do I Dual-Enchant weapons effectively?

I enchanted my sword with Absorb Health and Fire Damage, with relatively high charges and a Grand Soul Gem. But after a few swings, it has already lost it's charge. I've read that dual enchanting a ...
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Blood on the Ice - No interaction with the clues in Hjerim possible

As the title says, I'm having huge problems with the "Blood on the Ice" questline. On my first playthrough, I was able to finish the quest withouth problems, was able to buy, clean-up and furnish the ...
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Skyrim's Legendary Skill [duplicate]

I noticed that if I set my level 100 Sneak skill to legendary, it will reset to level 15 and I could regain the perk points. My question is: Would I still have the effects from the perks of Sneak ...
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What is the ship icon near Ysgramor's Tomb?

On my way to Ysgramor's Tomb, I saw a ship outline to the northwest and went to investigate. I went out into the ice flows and the ship outline on the compass began to highlight as I got closer. ...
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Is it possible to play new Skyrim DLC using an old character?

Is it possible to buy the game with no DLC, create a character (and play a fair bit), buy the DLC, install it, and play the newly installed DLC using the old character? Also, I am playing on the XBox ...
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Input lag when in third person

I have seen this asked multiple times all over the internet but haven't found a proper answer to this yet. Whenever I'm in third person view I experience major input lag on character movement, i.e., ...
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What is the actual duration of a Fortify Enchanting potion?

I tried to work the Optimizing Enchanting trick from UESP last night, and ran into a bit of trouble. The Fortify Enchanting potion says that it will work for 30 seconds. However, I only saw the ...
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Skyrim missing follower [duplicate]

Ok... I had Vilkas follwing me and i did "the break of dawn" quest. after killing Malkoran, I went back outside, and he was nowhere to be seen. So to make sure that he wasn't dead, I tried to hire ...
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Progress for individual achievements in Steam?

Is it possible to see progress for individual achievements in Steam? For example in Skyrim, there's the achievement "Delver" (clear 50 dungeons), and we're wondering what number we're at.
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If you take Markarth as a stormcloak, does your bounty from when it was imperial-held go away? [duplicate]

I just did the Eltry quest and ended up with the corrupt guards trying to take me in. I killed them as well as the other guards who tried to jail me when I walked out. I also killed the ones in the ...
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How to get the people of a village like me again after killing their livestock?

I accidentally killed a chicken, and now people hate me. How do I get them to like me again?
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How do I make money efficiently?

In Oblivion, I had two favorite money-makers: Dump all my stuff except some basic armor and potions, and raid an oblivion tower. The armor and weapons was worth lots, and selling it in Anvil made a ...
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I attacked someone and now they are mad. How can I calm them down so I can talk to them?

I attacked someone and now they are mad. How can I calm them down so I can talk to them? I would like a permanent solution (not something that just lasts for a few min). I am on the PC so if there ...
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How do I return Esbern's voice?

When you first meet Esbern during A Cornered Rat as part of the main quest, sometimes his voice will be missing and/or he doesn't answer the door. - "Skyrim: Esbern - Bugs" article, UESP wiki ...
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Missing options in carpenter's workbench

So I have a PS3 and all the DLC's (downloadable content) one of which is Hearthfire. So, I have since made, completed and moved in my family (husband, kids) into my first finished house. I've been ...
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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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How do I accept a Yield?

I was fighting bandits in the sewers when one of them went into a "cower" animation, and began screaming about how he had given up. Given that I found his terror endearing, I deigned to spare him. I ...
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Can I get better prices for items by trading with different people

I haven't upgraded barter much in Skyrim and I was wondering if that was the only way to get better prices for my loot or if nobles might spend more money for jewlerry or armour