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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cant join dawnguard if currently werewolf they hunt you like wild game

you cant join as a werewolf they tried to mow me down the moment i entered the zone, got a farmer killed(my companion) before i could leave the zone. can you join then get it back and them not try to ...
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Does natural light affect sneaking? [duplicate]

I know that artificial light (i.e. lights generated by lamps, torches, et cetear) affects sneaking, but I'm not sure if this applies to natural light (light generated by the sun) as well. Does ...
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How do I tell if I'm (not) gaining Sneak XP?

I want to disprove a claim that Sneak XP can be earned by sneaking around a corpse. However, I may run (or crawl) into complication in measurement. Is the only way to check if I'm gaining Sneak XP by ...
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Can't smith steel [on hold]

I have a lvl 16 char with smithing 25. I have unlocked the steel perk. But I don't get the steel menu while using any forge or anvil. I cant improve steel things beyond fine. Says not enough skill. Am ...
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How do I get better at sneaking?

I noticed that you don't get better at sneaking by simply sneaking around anymore (maybe I'm wrong and it just goes really slowly?). The only way to get better that I discovered was to successfully ...
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My followers won't stop attacking my horse!

I use EFF and Convenient Horses, and lately I've been having this problem where my followers attack my supposedly friendly and essential horses and I can't get them to stop. They stand there, ...
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Attacked in Markarth, Skyrim

When I enter Markarth Keep and get to the first set of stairs towards the King all the guards become hostile and start attacking me. Nothing happens until I reach this point, not even if I drag my ...
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How can I remarry after resetting Dawnguard DLC?

I reset my Dawnguard DLC. I've played Dawnguard against vampires and when I was finished with the main quest, I downloaded the Serana marriage mod from nexus and married her, but I decided on give ...
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Falion won't help me cure my vampirism

Trying to cure my vampirism, after loading a save AGES ago, and doing the quest to cure it. I get to Falions house, and it's locked. (These events in this paragraph happened the first time) I tried ...
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Can monsters/bandits spawn in my house?

I've just built my very first house (Heartfire DLC). I went downstairs and I had to fight 5 skeevers. Will they respawn? Can bandits vandalise my house/stables/etc.? Can a follower stay there forever ...
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Skyrim Hearth Fire: How can I build shrines in my house?

I bought the land from the steward at Highmoon Hall in Morthal, so now I own the Windstand Manor. I have just built the main and the entry halls, they are completely decorated. I want to have every ...
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Under what conditions might gold be flagged as stolen

Let's settle this once and for all. I personally have witnessed my gold (or, at least, some of it) being marked as stolen in my inventory in the past. I've seen several comments around here from ...
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Are the player's Housecarls always of the opposite gender?

I'm playing a male High Elf, and currently have houses in Whiterun, Riften, and Solitude. All of my Housecarls are female. Additionally, I've noticed that most of the Jarls' Housecarls are also of ...
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Rename items in Skyrim? [duplicate]

I hope if something has changed since another 2 years question. I have many items in skyrim which I obviously had no time to give distinct name(as I had 30 sec of enchanting potion and needed to ...
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The Forsworn Conspiracy the guards wont talk to me [duplicate]

The quest was fine until I went in the temple. Eltrys was dead, but the guard wont do anything or speak to me. Now I'm stuck with a bunch of books in my inventory and I can't take them out or finish ...
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Is there a reason to be picky when choosing a steward?

As part of the Hearthfire DLC, you are able to select a steward to help manage your new house(s). There are 34 followers to choose from. Among these are some important followers from the main ...
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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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What are the .skse files created alongside my saves for?

Whenever I save a game, SKSE seems to create a file with the same name and the .skse extension alongside it. Do these files hold any useful information, or are they some sort of debug output? I'm ...
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How to get followers to respond to orders?

Whenever I get followers I can't get them to do anything. When I talk to them and get them to do something like search a corpse or wait here, they won't do it. They just stand there. This makes it so ...
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What will I stand to gain from killing Paarthurnax and getting back in good standing with the Blades?

So, I have brought 3 followers to the blades I then was asked to kill Paarthurnax. If I don't kill him, the blades no longer speak to me. I've finished the main story line. At this point, do I gain ...
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What happens to my old horse when I get a new one?

I bought a horse at the stable and grew attached to it, but I want to get a new horse from a different stable. What will happen to my old horse?
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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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How can I fix NPCs who seem to freeze up when interacting with them?

I'm trying to finish the dragonborn quest and the NPCs freeze when I try talking to them. They just make me get stuck in the asking question menu. Is this a known bug? How can i fix this?
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Blood On The Ice - SetObjectiveCompleted not working (spoilers)

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 still ...
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Can I transfer my achievements along with my save?

A few days ago I went to a friend's house for a sleepover and he let me play Skyrim. I made a lot of progress. He sent me my saved game via email because I'm buying Skyrim. When I load my saved game, ...
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Revived NPC will not follow me out of cave

I just finished a quest in Broken Oar Grotto. I have a normal Follower and a NPC (Chief Yamarz) I revived with Raise Thrall. I am leaving the cave and my Follower comes out just fine, but my dead NPC ...
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How can I make the latest version of skyrim work with my 3 monitors?

I have been looking into how I can make Skyrim support my 3 monitors in nVidia surround mode. Though I have hit a snag. I was able to find many people talking about how there are fixes that work. ...
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What are effective tactics against leveled Magic Anomalies in Skyrim

The Magic Anomaly enemy in Skyrim is one of the few enemies that levels linearly with the player. I have finally encountered my first 10 during the College of Winterhold quest line. I am a level 43 ...
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My Dance of Death mod is not working in skyrim

Presently I have SKSE, Dance of death, Dawnguard and Dragonborn. Load order is like - SKSE>Dawnguard>Dragonborn>Dance of death I put all settings to 100% and also removed last player and perk ...
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Why does my framerate slowly decay while playing Skyrim?

This is a new issue that popped up recently and I have no idea what brought it on. As I play Skyrim, my FPS will slowly degrade over 15 minutes or so to unplayable levels, but only in certain areas, ...
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All current quests are in Markarth - and they hate me there

Early on in my quest, Dryston would not stop fighting in a fist fight so I accidentally ended up killing him. Since then I have had to kill all Markarth guards I see, so my bounty is quite high... I ...
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What does “stagger” mean?

In the Heavy Armor skill tree, the following perk exists: Tower of Strength: 50% less stagger when wearing only Heavy Armor. What does "stagger" mean in this context? Does it do anything if you ...
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What is the ideal location to go animal hunting for hides?

Nidoru, a now level 22 sneaky archer, for some reason loves to hunt animals in the wild to obtain their hides. What is the ideal location for Nidoru to do her hunting?
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More than one character on Skyrim

Just wondering, I'm about to buy it and it sounds awesome, but how many characters can I have in Skyrim on the PS3? Am I limited to just 1, or can I make more than one character at once?
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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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Do stronger Conjuration spells make weaker bodies stronger?

I've noticed you can summon weak creatures like elk and wolves with any level of Conjuration Reanimation spell, and was thinking to myself "Surely, if it cost that much magika to cast revenant than ...
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In-game sound gone after playing a while

After starting the game and playing for a while, suddenly the screen flicked, there's another white cursor, and THE SOUND IS GONE, all of it. There seems to be a lot of factors that caused this to ...
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What is the fix (patches, mods, ect.) for the enchanting price bug?

There is a known bug where the higher your enchanting level when making an item, the less it is worth. While in the past, I remember being able to exit and restart the game to fix the price, I am no ...
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“Strange Scrap Metal” after killing a metal dragon. What do you do next?

I have installed the Immersive Creatures Mod. After fighting a metal dragon I looted it and found "Strange Scrap Metal" which had "Blackreach" written on it. I read in the discussion on that mod ...
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Can I refund a perk point?

While leveling in Skyrim I put a perk in a tree, but now I feel like it is wasted, since I've found blowing things up with spells is much more fun than stabbing things with a giant sword. Is there ...
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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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Does Skyrim have invasive expansions?

I've finally finished the main quest line of Oblivion (only 159 hours in on steam, not including my presteam purchase that was probably similar) and likely to be moving on to Skyrim soon. My ...
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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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My companion won't give me my items back in Skyrim

I have been using my companion, Lydia, as a storage space until I can save up enough to get a house. However, when I try to retrieve certain armor from Lydia that she is NOT wearing and was not hers ...
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How to save the life of Silus Vesuius?

I want to complete the Pieces of the Past quest without killing Silus, but even if I chose so, two Dremora appear who proceed to kill him immediately. How can I avoid this or protect him?
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Skyrim Corrupt save

So I've been playing Skyrim on the PC and just noticed my game always crashes around the perimeter of quest item "Call Odahviing to Dragonsreach" on The Fallen. To go back to a save that is not ...
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Where can you get lots of salt piles in skyrim?

I need some salt piles for cooking but I can only find a few.
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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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Is there a way to overcome the bug in “A New Source of Stalhrim” in PS3?

I can't start the quest "A New Source of Stalhrim" by talking to Deor Woodcutter (instead of giving me the quest he just says general things). The Unnoficial Elder Scroll Pages states that it's a bug ...
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I did not receive Keening for completing Arniel's Endeavor

By reading the wiki of unique weapons I learned that I am supposed to get a special dagger called "Keening" for completing "Arniel's Endeavor." However, I completed this quest days ago and do not ...