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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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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pickable objects disappearing (invisible) and reappearing on the world, how to fix?

Sometimes, after I pickup or move some object like a book or a cup or anything, one other object near it will vanish (completely invisible) and when I move items again it reappear, it is usually only ...
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Skyrim, Fallout 3 and New Vegas: major mouse issues

Alright, so for the last 2 days I've been trying to figure out how to solve this issue with Skyrim, Fallout 3, and New Vegas. When starting Skyrim, my mouse responds fine, but my windows cursor also ...
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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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Storm Call - Qo casts itself without knowing the word?

I was just fighting a dragon outside of Windhelm, when suddenly it seemed like I uttered a Word of power and fiery stones started raining from the sky. I managed to drink a Waterbreathing potion and ...
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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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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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Adding foreground blur to ENBSeries DoF in Skyrim

I'm playing Skyrim with ENBSeries' DoF (Depth of Field) enabled. I see some people having a foreground blur effect on their DoF and I really want that effect too. How do I add such an effect to my ...
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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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Follower skill set

My follower Jordis the Sword-Maiden is supposedly fully maxed out in terms of her skills set and has reached level 50, but I've noticed her perks aren't in effect. She's currently equipped with full ...
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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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Can Wrye Bash's merge .esp function be used together with Steam Workshop Mod Manager?

I have a ridiculous number of mods active, and I'd like to download more using Steam Workshop (which has better quest mods as compared to Skyrim Nexus). However, I don't know if merging .esps will ...
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Can't complete Striking the heart

I am unable to complete striking the heart quest. I don't suffer from the same bug where the enemy is already killed. I was able to kill the silver hand leader. My quest log tells me to talk to Aela. ...
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Destructive burst on entereing Dragonsreach?

When I enter Dragonsreach I emit a "burst" that levels up my destruction and kills someone and then makes all of the NPCs come after me. I've reloaded old saves and tried going there to no avail and ...
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Skyrim Dawnguard DLC Gone

I bought the DLC over a year ago now and originally began playing it on one console and putting my saves in the cloud, I had only done about half the dawnguard quests. I later moved to a different ...
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How to fix (sporadically) jerky animation for loading books or using enchanting/alchemy/smithing instruments in Skyrim?

I've been experiencing some very weird, jerky motion when loading books or as my character uses an Alchemy table, Arcane Enchanter, or tanning rack. I'm pretty sure this has happened with the other ...
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Dragon Seekers quest broken?

After completing the Companions quest line, I went on to do the side missions afterwards. I started with Farkas on the quest Dragon Seekers. Our target was the dragon at Bonestrewn Crest. I fast ...
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Skyrim “Summon Arniel Gane” casting technique?

So I just got the spell to Summon the shade of Arniel Gane. However, it seems very difficult to cast correctly. It always seems, that out of the heat of battle, I can get it to work if I aim very ...
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Companions “Glory of the dead” bug PS3

I can't get the glory of the dead quest from vilkas, I only get "Jobs" from vilkas and the other two leaders. I have done all other companions quests. And I'm playing in ps3
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How can I cure Farkas and Vilkas after the purity test bugs out on Xbox 360?

I know there is a bug with curing Vilkas of lycanthropy before Farkas after I put myself in this, but somehow I think I just made it worse. I was able to ask Vilkas four times about becoming cured ...
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Mallus Maccius No Longer a Fence

I began a new character with patch 1.4.21.4 I completed the Thieves Guild story line, where Mallus Maccius pledges to me to be a fence for my services. I moved on and became the Guild Master. Now I ...
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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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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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Skyrim crashes my system when I open map

I came upon a very frustrating problem while trying to play Skyrim. Similar problems were discussed quite a lot (157 forum pages!), but I don't seem to find any solution to this. Problem itself: ...
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Quick save closing game

Occasionally, when I press the quick save button, my game closes out, and it doesn't relaunch. I have to restart my computer for the game to launch again, however when I do, it loads the quick save. ...
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Why did the dialogue in skyrim change languages?

I recently purchased and downloaded the DLC Hearthfire for my PS3 Skyrim game. I started playing it, everything was fine and everyone in the game spoke English to me... Until I clicked on them, asked ...
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Armor not showing on mannequins after I leave and return

When i put armor on mannequins it shows. But when i leave the house and come back the armor does not show up on the mannequins. It still is in the inventory however. I already tried the mannequins fix ...
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Disc error when loading saves transferred from PC?

I learned that you could transfer a PC Skyrim save to Xbox 360 by simply changing the .ess extension to .dat then put the dat file inside the game shell using Modio. When I do that and try to load ...
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Four lever door in harmugstahl

I got through the door but then I accidentally walked off the ledge Back into the previous room now I'm stuck because I can't get back through please help. I'm playing the Xbox 360 version.
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Sahrotaar missing / no-show in “At the Summit of Apocrypha” quest

I'm on the last level, Chapter VI, of "At the Summit of Apocrypha"... I just killed the two seekers and a lurker, went to the wall, learned a new word...and nothing. I used the following console ...
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XPS (Extreme Memory Profile) causing Skyrim bug to speed-stutter

I just upgraded from an socket AM3 790FX X4 at 3.1GHz (max OC) to an FX8350 AM3+ / 990FX with a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard. I've kept the 2x4GB of G.Skill F3-17000CL11-4GBSR RAM from the AM3 ...
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Unable to finish Lost of the Ages

While following a quest, I ended in Mzulft where I found the Dwarven Storageroom. Playing as a garbage collector, I cleaned it all, including the Glowing Crystal Shard. Several hours later, after ...
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Whenever Eola fights at Reachcliff cave the game crashes

Everything goes ok, but when Eola begins fighting, a bit after the game will crash. I was able to prevent the crash by selecting her in console and typing: setunconscious 1 When the fight ends I ...
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What are the pros and cons of siding with either the Nords or the Rieklings in their related Thirsk Mead Hall quests?

In the quest, Retaking Thirsk, you need to help a group of Nords kill all the Rieklings in the Thirsk Mead Hall. While in the quest, The Chief of Thirsk Hall, you need to help the Rieklings in the ...
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Why Isn't Call to Arms Working On My Dead Thralls?

I just added the Master of the Mind perk and was hoping to use Call to Arms to Buff my Dead Thrall. But it is not working. The peculiar part is that Rally works just fine on him. Anyone got a clue ...
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Skyrim FPS is about 5-10 FPS with Meminfo and 15-20 with ATT?

I've installed the -Elys- Meminfo module and it shows me a lower framerate then with ATT. Who lies? Isn't this framerate too low to play the game? But I'm already level 39 and 100+ hours? Why is the ...
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Glitch in The Only Cure quest?

When I reach level 12 I head directly to the Shrine and meet Kesh. I gave him all the ingredients for the incense and I inhale the smoke but when I ask him about the incense I have only 2 options with ...
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What does it take to persuade people in Promises to Keep?

Promises to Keep: Help Louis Letrush get Frost from Sibbi Black-Briar. In this quest, there are multiple chances to persuade people (the guard and Sibbi, twice). How much Speech is required to ...
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Is there a way to force a vampire attack to occur?

By vampire attack, I mean any of the encounters that spawn a vampire that can attack with Vampiric Drain, such as the "Vampire Trick" encounter or the "Vigilants fighting Vampire" encounter. But I do ...
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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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People wont leave structures

In Solitude and Whiterun, people stay indoors ever since a random vampire attack and now they wont come out! I have the -When Vampires Attack- mod which make mostly all NPC's run into a structure ...
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How do I leave Torygg's War Horn at the Shrine of Talos?

I'm working on the following miscellaneous quest: Take Torygg's War Horn to the Shrine of Talos for Elisif the Fair I have arrived at the destination, but I cannot figure out how to get the war ...
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What does more damage in terms of max damage on destruction spells: master spells, or expert spells?

I just got my master level destruction spells. They're cool and all, but what does more damage: master spells, or expert spells? I know master spells have AOE (with the exception of lightning storm) ...