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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When do eclipses occur?

This site lists many Dawnguard add-on random encounters that occur "during an eclipse." Why do I want to know? I'm trying contract Sanguinare Vampiris ASAP. In an earlier play-through, I came upon ...
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Is there any way to shout more often?

I'm a Dohvakiin. I can shout people to death, and it's awesome. I lament, however, that my voice can only shout every so often, usually requiring a cooldown of 30 seconds (or more!) before I can ...
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Is there a way to level up only once when I have XP for more than one level-up?

A level-up only happens when you choose which stat to increase. Otherwise, you stay the same level. However, if more than one level-up is buffered, when you go to stat-up, you must level-up all at ...
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Can you make a longer-lasting Fortify Destruction potion?

Is there a recipe that makes longer-lasting fortify destruction potions? I have been trying out different combinations for a while now, I have found some working combos on other fortify potions but ...
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Pg up//Pg dn not scrolling in Skyrim's Console Command panel?

It's always worked fine, but when I decided to play today it wasn't working.. How I discovered it:: I found my follower had 800+ Ebony Arrows on him, I don't play "OP", so when I was trying to take ...
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Is there a way to verify which Unusual Gems that I already have?

I have one less Unusual Gem than I expect and I don't want to go through the tedium of revisiting each location. http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:No_Stone_Unturned#Finding_the_Gems lists each Unusual ...
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Where is the Dark Brotherhood?

In Oblivion some of my favorite quests were the Dark Brotherhood quest line. Where can I start the dark brotherhood quest line a in Skyrim?
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Is there a way to get the Reeking Cave Unusual Gem before the associated main quest?

I want to get Prowler's Profit early in the game and I've been ignoring the main quest-line. In fact, I'm still on the quest after Unbound. I'm running the latest patches (and unofficial ones), so the ...
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Bug prevention MQ Line and Civil War

If I took Whiterun, Vignar is the Jarl, I advise Ulfric that I took the city, but it automaticlly begins a quest, something to liberate another city, if I stop there and I do season unending, will it ...
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When is day-time for the purpose of vampirism('s Weakness to Sunlight)?

While outside during the day, health, magicka, and stamina are reduced, and the regeneration for each of these stats is reduced by 100%. The reduction increases with each stage of vampirism. ...
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Does Mother's/Father's Love apply to all potion effects or just healing?

If you have adopted a child and you sleep in the same house as your child, you will receive the Mother's Love or Father's Love bonus, which makes healing spells and potions more effective. ...
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Is there a way to find out if I trained other than by visiting a trainer?

How else can I determine if I trained at my current level? Knowing this will help me by telling me if I still need to capitalize on the option, minus the tedium of searching for a trainer.
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How do I regain entrance to the Soul Cairn?

So I started the quest "Beyond Dead" and talked to Valrice, then I went to kill one of the guys but died. I got mad and left the Soul Cairn, but later I decided I wanted my wolf powers back, so I ...
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Is it more efficient to wait or is there an efficient distance to travel?

For the purposes of resetting NPCs and respawning items, it can take—at most—up to 30 days (720 hours) of in-game time. There is an option to wait and there is an option to fast travel. Each passes ...
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Can I be with the StormCloaks, do “Season Unending” and AFTER the MQ line, finish the Civil War?

So, if I pick my side (Stormcloaks here) will I be able to do the Peace Truce ? Cause I would love to do it, but as soon as I killed Alduin, I continue the Civil War quests line. I would not take ...
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Can dual wielding be an effective strategy?

Every time I attempt dual wield weapons it doesn't go very well. I find it impossible to defend myself, especially when there is no way of lessening the blow of an incoming power attack. The extra ...
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What are the consequences of my choice between the two NPCs at the start?

In the beginning, stuff goes down and you must choose one of two NPCs. What are the differences between them in terms of how my choice-of-whom-I-pick will affect me?
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getting bored of skyrim [on hold]

Is there any thing to do once u have gotten so far into skyrim that it is boring. Like is there any way to live a normal life as a smith or a alchemist. Because I'm getting really bored of the game.
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What is the highest level affected by the frenzy effect?

I am interested in making an illusion mage but first I need to know if its feasible at high levels. Here are the points I'm most interested in: What is the highest level enemy I can affect with ...
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What headgear reduces prices the most?

I've learned about Blackguard's Hood: Prices are 25% better. Fortify Barter, 25 pts and Masque of Clavicus Vile: Prices are 20% better: Fortify Barter, 20 pts Fortify Persuasion, 10 pts ...
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How is the Kolbjorn Barrow rune totems puzzle to-get-a-helmet supposed to be solved?

Links to higher resolution, original upload. In Kolbjorn Barrow, there is a portcullis through which can be seen a helmet atop a plinth. In front of this gate are two animal rune totems and a ...
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Why is my character invisible?

I found this question: Why have I become invisible? None of the answers are working for me. That question is over two years old and has no selected answers, so I am considering it a dead question ...
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College of Winterhold entry problem - Fear spell

This one is a bug, I think. In Skyrim you are told to cast a fear spell to gain entry to the College of Winterhold. I know that I have to cast it on the hatch but when I do she doesn't respond. I ...
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Can Fortify Restoration go too far?

I have found that if you use the Fortify Restoration glitch too much you will end up unable to talk to anyone. Why is this? If it can be fixed on the PS3 please tell me how.
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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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Changing Ps3 Skyrim Saves to PC [duplicate]

I want to continue my PS3 game on my new PC, not mod it. I have used a decryptor tool, but cannot then load and play the saves. anyone help? thanks :)
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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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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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Skyrim character freezing repeatedly

I'm in Korvanjund on the Jagged Crown quest, and my character has started freezing up randomly. By 'freezing', I mean: my character will suddenly stop, sheathe weapons and then just stand frozen in ...
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How can I find out which enchantments that I know?

In Skyrim, there is an Enchanting mechanic. You learn an enchantment by disenchanting something with that type of enchantment. Other than by visiting an Arcane Enchanter, is there a way to find out ...
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restoring the thieves guild [duplicate]

I have all the merchants including the khajiits and as far as I know I'm done with all the side missions. But when I go talk to Brynjolf he gives me "Sorry las I've got more important things to do". ...
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Becoming Thieves Guild Guildmaster, am I bugged?

I've completed the Thieves Guild main questline (Darkness Returns) and chosen my special power (Shadowcloak of Nocturnal). It says completed in my quest log. I also completed the extra jobs in each ...
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Why is Brynjolf guildmaster, not me? [duplicate]

I completed all the quests required to become guild master and was told that I would be guild master after I returned the key. But now Brynjolf is wearing the master armour and he is always too busy ...
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My Staff of Magnus is Missing

I am playing Skyrim, and one of my Hearthfire houses, Lakeview, has dealt me a small issue. For some time, my Enchanter's Tower was the home of my Staff of Magnus, hanging in the center slot of the ...
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What level do i have to be to get Daedric items from the Dremora merchant?

In the Dragonborn DLC you get a power called Black Market which allows you to summon a Dremora merchant to trade with. You are supposed to be able to frequently buy Daedric items from him when you ...
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Wife Aela respawned with all items but doesn't remember we're married [closed]

I killed my wife (Aela) so I could re-marry, but the courier didn't come. After sometime I went back to the companion's house in white run to try and get extra work and then she was there and she ...
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Is it possible to continue the Main Quest Line if I took Whiterun with the Stormcloaks?

After taking Whiterun, Vignar becomes the Jarl of the city, will he help me like Balgruff did ? Will he help me to capture Odahviing ?! Thanks a lot !! Phil
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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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PS3 skyrim eye of the magnus tolfdir starts fighting me

After defeating ancano I'm suppose to talk to tolfdir but he starts fighting me and won't let me talk to him. I've tried leaving the castle and waiting fast forwarding time but when it comes back he's ...
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Is it really worth hoarding all the loot you find?

By level 49, I have collected hundreds upon hundreds of various items during my quest. I have accumulated so much loot, in fact, that I need to use 6 barrels in Riverwood to categorize my wide ...
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Breton resist magic cap in skyrim?

I have Breton character with 25% passive magic resistance. I also have an Elemental protection Block perk that grants 50% reduction to fire, frost and shock damage. Will enchanting my shield with ...
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Can't open Great Lift Gate from Inside

Okay, so I got to Alfthand and made my way through the glacial ruins to Alfthand Cathedral. There's a lift inside the Cathedral itself which takes you back up to the surface of Alfthand. I did this, ...
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What determines the power of weapon's Paralyze effect? [duplicate]

I've just added a paralyze effect to my bow. I tried shooting it at a guard at Dragonsreach and he was not paralyzed. If it's only going to paralyze crabs, it's not much of an effect. Is there ...
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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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How can I make a skill legendary?

In Skyrim after v 1.9 patch you can make a skill legendary. How can I make a skill legendary? If I make enough skills legendary will I hit the level 252 cap?
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Where can you get the spell tome for Telekinesis?

I want to learn the spell but I don't know where to get the tome from.
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missing spell effect on hand leads to crash

The spell effect goes missing from time to time. It is missing in 1st and 3rd person. It seems to happen with any spell. When this happens, I know the game will crash but only if: I have no hands ...
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Diplomatic Immunity quest problems

Ok so i put all of my stuff with that guy in the winking skeever, then i went to talk to delphine at katla's farm but before she finished i exitted the conversation and now everytime I talk to her she ...
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Where can I buy sawn logs for all the different plots in Hearthfire?

You can buy land / build houses in Dawnstar, Falkrath and Morthal. At each house, there are sources for clay and stone, but where can you buy the sawn logs for each plot? I know only the source ...
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How do I resurrect essential NPCs in Skyrim?

I was having some problems in Whiterun with the guard because I needed to pay a fine of over 3000 gold (a considerable quantity for someone that just started the game), so I decided to kill all the ...