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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I murdered my wife, is there a way to bring her back?

A while back I married Camilla Valerius and recently I was was playing and I started to get tired of Faendal always coming over to my house in Whiterun, so I murdered my wife Camilla. However, you ...
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Where do soul gems originate?

On Nirn (or at the very least in Tamriel), soul gems seem to be extremely common as they're found in almost any shop anywhere. As I remember, the only source of new soul gems is the geode mining ...
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A glitched NPC is refusing to move

For the last 8 minutes, I've been trying to get an NPC to move. It's Delpine at the inn and she won't move . I haven't started the main quest yet and she wont die! Any advice on how to get her to ...
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Is there locational damage (e.g: headshots) in Skyrim?

In Skyrim, will striking an enemy in certain areas do more damage (e.g: headshots = x2), or produce any other effects, such as stunning/crippling? I understand that sneak shots do more damage, and ...
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Skyrim - Console Command Help!

So my follower in skyrim got lost and i cant find him anywhere. I have tried to use a console command to get to him (Stenvar) What i did was i press ` key to open up the console and all that I ...
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Skyrim - My Follower Is Missing/Lost [duplicate]

So today I was completing a few quests and after I cleared a dungeon out i wanted to trade with my follower but he wasnt there!I checked the WHOLE dungeon and no sign of him.I also dont have any quest ...
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Game freezes when I enter my house

It is really annoying that every time I enter my home in any city the game freezes. It gets past the loading screen and after a few seconds it completely freezes! I'm playing on PC and if anyone has ...
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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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How can I find a specific chest?

I picked up a lot of stuff, mostly books, as I did side quests. I had dozens of books but couldn't buy a house yet so I left them in a chest after killing some bandits and, genius me, forgot to mark ...
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Where can I find a full list of dungeons?

In order to figure out how each dungeon is cleared, it would be very nice to have a full list of them. I have heard that there are 130, is that correct? Where can I find a list of dungeons in Skyrim? ...
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My dog is invisible after I got some mods about werewolves [on hold]

I downloaded a mod called Judah the Working Dog Follower. I had Garm the dog, but when I transformed into a werewolf, he became invisible. The new dog, Judah, is also invisible! Is this a glitch? How ...
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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 ...
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Does fortify two-handed increase damage done with bows?

It's unclear to me whether "two-handed" means just two-handed melee weapons, or if it includes bows. Logically, a bow is used with two hands, so it should work, but I want to make sure before I ...
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What are sideways and backwards power attack?

In the two-handed tree, there are perks called Sweep and Warmaster. Description of Sweep: sideways power attacks with two-handed weapons hit all targets in front of you. Description of Warmaster: ...
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I can't find Karliah at the Ragged Flagon

During the 'Hard Answers' Thieves Guild quest, Karliah asked me to meet her at the Ragged Flagon. However, it seems that she doesn't show up at the rendezvous point. Where do I find her?
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How to level up quickly in Skyrim?

I'm level 16 which makes battling many Draugr Wrights hard. My defense is just way too low, and I don't have enough time or strong enough magic to take them out. My one-handed skill is at 62 and my ...
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Best build for mage [on hold]

I'm a level 1 mage and I need to upgrade my magic please help in destruction and restoration no wepons and I need gear like robes I'm needing powerful spells and good gear to help my magic and good ...
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Best build for mage [duplicate]

I need help building my mage player on skyrim he's a level two Breton and I would like to get some cool robes that help magic and I need help upgrading my destruction skill tree and my restoration ...
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Can't find Karliah in Ragged Flagon? [duplicate]

After I completed "Hard Answers", Karliah said to meet her at the Ragged Flagon in Riften but it didn't give me the quest. I went to the Ragged Flagon but she's not here. Please help.
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Is glass armor better than steel plate armor?

Glass armor looks cool, but is it better at protecting my character than steel plate armor?
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tips for my mage build in Skyrim [on hold]

I'm creating a warrior-mage build that doesn't focus on Destruction spells, but on conjuration and alteration instead. Any advice on how to go about this or what I should wear, what quest's to go on, ...
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Is it safe to carry lots of gold around?

Is there any need to store gold in chests in my home(s)? Can I be pickpocketed by NPCs in the game or otherwise unexpectedly lose gold or items from my inventory? Or can I safely carry all my gold ...
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How do I leave the Companions?

I want to know if there is a way to leave the Companions, because I want to join the Thieves Guid and take some armor. I killed 4 of their members and all they did was say "I'm getting out of here" or ...
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Why can't I harvest canticle bark?

I am on the quest Unseen Visions, acquired the draw knife, and am now trying to extract bark from canticle trees. However, when I "use" the tree, it freezes my character for 3 seconds and then ...
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What should I do to mitigate heavy spell damage?

I keep running into encounters where the spell casters kill me. In particular frost spells seem to be the worst. It's not fun getting 1-shot from 300 hp by a spell. I haven't done anything to ...
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My family has gone tragically missing

So while I was running vanilla Skyrim, I married Aela the Huntress and had her live in my Solitude house (proudspire manor). More recently, I added the Hearthfire DLC, adopted Runa Fair-Shield, who ...
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I can't find my husband or my follower [duplicate]

I married Marcelo and I told him to move to Breezehome. I keep going there but he's not there. I've gone to the temple of Mara and to the Bee and Bard in Riften. I don't know where he is. Where's my ...
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Why are my enchantments rubbish, and how do I improve them?

Why are items I enchant weaker than the ones I find? For example, I find items with Fortify Smithing of +12% to +20%, but if I disenchant one to make my own, it's only 8%, even with a Grand Soul and ...
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How to fix the light beam in the Oculory

Apart from the occasional invisible spider web I didn't run into severe graphic glitches, but now I'm trying to focus the light beam in the Oculory - but... which light beam? This is how it looks for ...
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Skyrim Lydia missing [duplicate]

I told Lydia to wait near the bridge at whiterun so I could go kill some giants, in my way I encountered a dragon and when I go back to the bridge I can't seem to find her there? What do I do?
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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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I can't shout at the Grey Beards?

When I finally got to the Grey Beards in Skyrim they told me to shout at them. I held down "RB" because that's what it told me to do in "help", but my character didn't shout. The strange thing is I ...
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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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Problems with Sofia for Skyrim

I was taking a look at mods for Skyrim and came across Sofia. So I went ahead and downloaded the BSA files, but it didn't work as mentioned in the mod description. Then I tried the Loose files (more ...
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Serana won't come out of the tomb/barrow

Ok so I started the Dawnguard DLC quest line and got to the point where you first find Serana and get her out of her box after you solve the puzzle. But I can't get her to move out from there even ...
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Good low-level armors for warrior with hammer? [closed]

I'm building a warrior with a two-handed hammer in Skyrim, and I'm looking for some good low-level armor. I have been using Steel Armor but I'm not finding it effective. Does anyone know of some good ...
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Best armor type for warrior build?

I am a level 11 warrior build in Skyrim and I was wondering what armor type I should use... I started out using light armor because I have a shield and I didn't want to be weighed down by heavy armor, ...
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Tips for a Mage build? [duplicate]

I got Skyrim couple weeks ago but didn't play it much. I chose a High Elf (or Altmer). Are there any tips? I got the Mage stone after escaping Helgen. All help is appreciated.
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Why does the damage value for my weapon change?

Why does the damage weapon value keep changing in Skyrim? First I look into my inventory at my elven sword and see 106, then when I closed the inventory menu and reopened it again my elven sword is at ...
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Can't learn the third Word of Power from Wulfgar

I'm playing Skyrim on Xbox 360 with no DLC. I have completed all the main quests until the Horn of Jurgen Windcaller and before I completed it I messed around with the game doing side quests and ...
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Commander Caius isn't there for the tasting ceremony during dampened spirits

I've gotten to the tasting ceremony part of dampened spirits, but Commander Caius isn't there. Instead Mallus and some other guy who shouldn't be there are there, crouched down as if something's ...
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Upgrade Konahrik to legendary?

I've just finished the quest of the 8 Dragon Priest mask and got Konahrik. But when I want to upgrade it at the forge, I can only go to Perfect. Can't it go to Legendary ? I'm 100 in forge.
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Is there a wood elf wife that you can marry? [duplicate]

I am a wood elf so I would like to be married to a wood elf so is there any wood elf wives out there?
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Skyrim cannot run. (Missing executable)

I tried opening Skyrim for the first time in forever about a week ago, and this error message appeared. I don't know what to do. I've tried all the fixes on ...
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How do I get the Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows through console commands?

I was reading the UESP wiki's "Skyrim Glitches" article, when I came upon this gem: Invisible Exploding Fireball Arrows These can only be acquired while on the quest Rise in the East, but ...
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Parthurnaxx in Bleak Falls Barrow [closed]

I just went into Bleak Falls Barrow, for Farengar. At the boss battle, the word on the wall was Fire Breath, instead of Fus of Unrelenting Force. Paarthurnax was there as well. So I need the first ...
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Skyrim (PC) How do you make citizens un hostile?

I'm doing a Dawnguard quest with Serana and it is very challenging (for me at least). I got very very frustrated and tried to kill her, but she is "important" so it didnt work. I used the command ...
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How to recruit people into the blades?

While playing Skyrim, I was confronted with 2 issues : I need to know how to recruit people to the blades (Also which ones are the best if any) Can the recruited blades help with the battle against ...
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Can't dismiss follower

I seem to have a little problem as I played through the Dragonborn DLC from Skyrim... Recently I've run into a problem that's beginning to frustrate me...and that is that I have a Riekling hunter as ...
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Why aren't armored huskies showing up after installation of Dawnguard?

In the Skyrim Dawnguard DLC expansion pack, there are supposed to be armored huskies and armored trolls as new companions, but when I look in the pen for the trolls and huskies, I only see the trolls. ...