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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Skyrim Quest Glitch: Discerning the transmundane

I am having trouble advancing in the skyrim quest Discerning the transmundane. I give the lexicon to Septimus, and he tells me to the harvest elf blood. I then try to leave the outpost, but the ...
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Can you be a werewolf even though you attacked Whiterun? [on hold]

During the rebellion questline, I attacked Whiterun with the Stormcloaks and lost the quest to join the Companions, but I really want to become a Werewolf. Is there still a way for me to become a ...
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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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Weird golden moths flitting around my head in Skyrim Dragonborn

I noticed this after doing about 4 of the Hermaeus Mora quests involving books, where you get to choose a perk at the end. My character has a cloud of golden particles flitting around the head like ...
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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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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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Can't Get a Follower To Leave, At All

I recently had the Amazing Follower Tweaks mod, and I uninstalled it while forgetting I already had a follower in-game. Basically what's happened is my follower, Marcurio, refuses to leave my service. ...
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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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player.remove spell not working

I'm trying to delete the "highborn" powers from a High Elf character (don't ask why, it's for... reasons). I can delete the active 50point magicka boost with: "player.removespell 00105f16" but when I ...
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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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How does one enter the locked stairwells in Halls of the dead in Falskaar

So I went into the halls of the dead, had an epic battle with a dozen Deathlords after picking up the potion from the altar..and now what? There are 2 cage covered stairwells there leading down with ...
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I turned my wife into a Vampire and now I can't find her?

I was completing quests for the Vampires at Castle Volkihar and took a quest to turn my wife, Ysolda, into a Vampire like myself. I did and she thanked me the next day. Now a couple of days have ...
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Skyrim loading screen crash

I have been playing some modded Skyrim lately, and it worked perfectly fine, I played straight for about 1 hour without any problems. When I went to Adriane in Whiterun (After newly purchasing ...
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How do I get rid of vampirism [duplicate]

I need to talk to the greybeards but ever time i do they kill me beacuse of vampirism.i cant cure my self because everyone try's to kill me even the guards need please.
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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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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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Where can you farm ore in Skyrim?

I want to level up my blacksmithing, but I can't find enough ores to do it. I've farmed all dungeons, that I've farmed so far (I'm level 11) and bought all ores\ingots from NPCs. So are there respawn ...
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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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Skyrim crashes on start. Do I need a new sound card?

In my computer I have both a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 SB0220 card and a Realtek ALC850 chipset on an MSI K9N4 nForce 500 motherboard. My game crashes on launch, just after the Bethesda logo fades. I've ...
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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 to get a good staff

I want to be able to find a strong staff to help me? Thanks and please share your ideas. I have tried searching dungeons and things but I have not found one strong enough. About 50-60 damage.
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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 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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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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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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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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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 do I tell if I have the Dawnguard DLC on Xbox 360?

I'm not sure if I do or do not have the Dawnguard DLC. A lot of people say you have to be in Skyrim to see if you do; is there way I can find out if I have Dawnguard?
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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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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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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?