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Dishonored is a first person action adventure game with stealth mechanics, developed by Arkane studios and published by Bethesda.

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How to get the full resolution in windowed mode?

When running Dishonored in windowed mode it does not use the full selected resolution - e.g. when I select 1920x1200 (which is also my native resolution) the window does not span the full width of my ...
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Dishonored stopped working?

I have just bought Dishonored yesterday and it worked fine, but now sometimes when I open a door that goes to a different area a box pops up and says Dishonored has stopped working. The game then ...
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Is Emily Kaldwin really Corvo's daughter?

From the very beginning of the game, Emily Kaldwin refers to Corvo Attano as "father", while Corvo refers to her as "Majesty", "Princess", and "my daughter". ...
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How to find the combination of the underwater safe in the Flooded District / Daud's base?

In Central Rudshore of the Flooded District before entering the Daud's base there is a safe in the flooded basement of a nearby building. Where am I supposed to find the combination of it in-game?
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What's the best strategy to keep the chaos low?

I know that having a high chaos would cause the game to be more difficult. So I'm wondering how could I keep it low and avoid killing methods that would raise the chaos.
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How do I help NPCs that keeps yelling "Help me" who die when I don't do anything?

These are the generic NPCs that keeps yelling "Help me". In order to prevent their death I just choke them as choked NPCs don't seem to die for no reason. This will be my way of saving them ...
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Can I get Dishonored to stop asking for admin access whenever I run it?

Every time I run Dishonored under Steam I get a pop up asking me for my Administrator password (I run as a normal user account, I imagine a UAC prompt would come up if I was running as Admin). I think ...
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Dishonored Definitive Edition(EPIC) changing the INI files doesn't affect the game, am I doing something wrong?

I've been playing the game for a while, finished it several times, completed challenges, and so on. Now I want to make some changes to it, just to experiment with stuff. For example, I've tried ...
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How do you get the Bone Charm in Mission 7, 'The Flooded District'?

How do you get the Bone Charm? Please include a picture of where the Bone Charm is near the area where you kill the River Krusts, Weeper/Watch Officer, and loot the Weeper Camp which is right before ...
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How do I sheathe my weapons in Dishonored?

So I'm currently in the Boyle Estate party and people keep telling me to put my weapons away, but I've no idea how. I've had a quick look through the controls to see if there is a way to bind a ...
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How to neutralise / eliminate Lydia Boyle without attracting any guards / party guests nearby

So... when you do the "Lady Boyle's Last Party" Mission, and you do not have shadow kill, and your given target is Lydia Boyle (the one in red), you will be led to music room. There, she will ask you ...
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Locate the runes near the Hound Pits in Dishonored?

It looks like the runes are under a pile of rubble. But how do you get access to them?
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Free Timsh in The Brigmore Witches?

In The Knife of Dunwall, I decided to have Barrister Arnold Timsh arrested (the dastard had it coming). Now, I'm in Coldridge Prison and Timsh is asking me to get him out, telling me that this is the ...
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Where is the Cell Hallway Key?

There's an actionable door right outside Corvo's cell, but the key wasn't on any of the guards and it wasn't vital to the mission. How can I enter this room? Is it an Easter egg or something? What's ...
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What is the symbolic meaning of the Mark of the Outsider in Dishonored?

I saw this question on Reddit, but the backstory of the mark doesn't get explained properly. Is the outsider's mark explained in-universe? Does it have any symbolic meaning? What's its origin?
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What happens if Slackjaw is killed in Mission 3?

For the heck of it, after playing through Dishonored with a (nearly) no-kill philosophy, I started a second playthrough of the game, being as ridiculously violent as possible. Therefore, when I got to ...
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Can I bind a key to enable a certain power?

Selecting Dark Vision on the hotbar everytime I want to enable/disable it is pretty annoying. Is it possible to bind a key to toggle this power, e.g. by editing one of the ini file?
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What are the different endings in Dishonored?

In Dishonored the game as I am escaping the prison, I got a prompt that warned me: Using stealth and nonlethal approach has benefits. Fewer rats and weepers, some people react favorably, and the ...
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Stuck at Lady Boyle's last party

So I'd decided to go non-lethal on this mission. I figured out who Lady Boyle was by reading notes in the ladies' bedrooms, went to tell her someone wanted to talk to her in the wine cellar, followed ...
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In Dishonored 2, why is Delilah not recognised by the Emperor?

The storyline of Dishonored 2 basically boils down to Delilah being an illegitimate child of the old Emperor Kaldwin, who later also sired Jessamine. Jessamine was brought up at court and eventually ...
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What are the consquences of poisoning the Bottle Street Gang's elixir for the Gentleman Callers quest?

The first mission of the game, High Overseer Campbell, has an optional side quest called Gentleman Callers. The second part of the quest is to poison the elixir the Bottle Street Gang. I'd like to ...
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Will Chaos increase if I let Hatters and Dead Eels kill each other

In the "The Dead Eels" mission of the "The Brigmore Witches" add-on, a mob war is going on between Hatters and Dead Eels. Do I have to save everyone to keep my chaos low or can I let them murder each ...
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Do I have to earn the Art Dealer achievement in a single playthrough?

I've just finished the (great) game, and I think I only missed two of the Sokolov paintings. I'm also pretty sure to know the chapter where I missed them; can I simply reload this chapter and collect ...
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Weird bug with Corvo's equipment

In my Dishonored playthrough on PC, I just completed the Flooded District mission and, of course, I went to retrieve Corvo's equipment. I succeeded and for a while I could still use every weapon I ...
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How do I get past the overseers in High Oversser Campbell without being seen?

I’m having some real trouble with the first assassination. I’m where I saved the guy from the first overseer. I can’t get past the other 5 on the other side of the gate without confronting them. I ...
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Do unconscious victims wake up? How long does it take?

In Dishonored, one way of playing is to knock enemies unconscious either by choking them or shooting them with a Sleep Dart. Do these characters later wake up and resume walking around? I'm not sure ...
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Are there any unique reasons for hostile deaths in mission 7?

A few weeks ago I started a play through on hard difficulty especially for the clean hands achievement. I got all missions except 7 (The Flooded District) with clean hands at first try (also later ...
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Is there a "true" ending to Dishonored, or just 2 equivalent endings? [duplicate]

What I mean is : if I end the game killing most ppl using all the tools and gameplays for what they are built, will it prevent me to reach the "true" ending, and I will have to play again the full ...
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Are there alternative outcomes for this alley scuffle?

I've been revisiting Dishonored, and I am trying to see if there are different choices or results in some NPC scenarios. One such scenario would be the alley to the left of Clavering Boulevard in the ...
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Can the final outcome of a mission, or the effects it has on later missions, be changed in one playthrough?

I started a Ghost/Shadow/Mostly Flesh and Steel/Clean Hands playthrough. In "High Overseer Campbell", I completely avoided Granny Rags because I didn't know her tasks could be completed without ...
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How do I start a new playthrough if I want my autosaves to remain saved?

Do I go with "New Game" and use manual saves, or just replay missions and use manual saves?
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Can I have more playthroughs saved?

I have only one playthrough so far, didn't use the manual save since I knew there were autosaves. When I want to replay a mission it warns me that if I do that my autosaves will be overwritten... So I ...
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How do I unlock bone charm slots 4-6?

In Dishonored I only have 3/6 bone charm slots available. How do I unlock the last three slots?
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Wall of light - all non lethal options

It's been nine months since Iast played. I resolved not to kill a single person in this playthrough. I am playing the golden cat mission and following Slackjaw's path. Very near the golden cat there ...
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Is it possible to Ghost the final mission of The Knife of Dunwall in high chaos?

During the final mission of The Knife of Dunwall, The Surge, in high chaos, The first thing I notice when I regain control of Daud is that my opponent's alert indicator turns red, indicating that I'...
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How do I zoom in on the crossbow?

I purchased the upgrade for allowing Corvo to zoom in using the crossbow. I can see a small telescoping gadget on the crossbow. However, when I press the key binding for zooming in, it doesn't happen....
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Will getting high chaos on the first level result in a bad ending?

I don't want to do low chaos and get the bad ending again (this is my second time running through the game). I got high chaos on the first level. Will that make me have a bad ending?
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Does killing key targets counts as kills?

I am asking this as there is an achievement in Dishonored that is called Clean Hands, the question is does killing key targets count? As sometimes there is no choice in the Lady Boyle mission (maybe I ...
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Is it possible to get Ghost in first mission without taking down the guards?

In first mission, there is a place where you have to blow up the prison gates. I know you can knock down two nearby guards and still get the Ghost achievement. Is it also possible without the take ...
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How do you get explosive bullets in Dishonored?

How do you get explosive bullets in Dishonored?
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Shadow Killed enemies are still detected

I had first 1, then 2 levels invested in the Shadow Kill skill during my playthrough of the Knife of Dunwall and Witches of Brigmore DLC for Dishonored. When I kill enemies, they dissolve and leave no ...
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Is it possible to revisit cities?

Is it possible to revisit cities to gather some money, find paintings you forgot to take or do whatever you'd like to do? I forgot to take one painting in the second mission.
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What's the easiest/fastest way to kill a tallboy?

It seems that aiming at their back, right in the whale oil tanks, is pretty efficient. But it's not always easy to reach one of these 3 weak points, especially when the tallboy is patrolling (walking ...
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What is Samuel's motivation in the bad ending of Dishonored?

In the Evil (bad) ending of Dishonored, Samuel fires a flare to alert the guards, saying that Corvo is not so different to the antagonists. Why did he do that, knowing Corvo is the only hope to find ...
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How do I prevent murder?

I'm currently trying to kill as few people as possible in Dishonored. I learned the hard way that throwing unconscious people into the water instantly kills them, so I'm not doing that anymore. I ...
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Will I receive a second copy of Dishonored in my Steam inventory, if I pre-order Dishonored 2 as a gift, and add it to my library that way?

If you attempt to purchase Dishonored 2 using 'Purchase for myself' it says: "you will not receive an extra copy of: Dishonored" Will I still receive the Dishonored definitive edition for myself ...
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Dishonored 2 pre-order didn't upgrade my copy of Dishonored 1

I purchased Dishonored 1 through Steam when it came out. I pre-ordered Dishonored 2 recently through Steam, and it warned me that I wouldn't get a second copy of the first game with my purchase. ...
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High Overseer Campbell Meeting Objective Bugged?

I'm playing the High Overseer Campbell mission. I've made it to the meeting room without being detected, but every time I enter the room, without exception, Campbell and guy I'm trying to save ...
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Continuation of one of Dishonored's endings?

As I remember in one of Dishonored's endings, How can this arc be continued in the next game?
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All bone charms appear in Corvo's room?

For some reason once I finish the part where you get your first rune and your blink power, about 10 bone charms along with some statuettes (the ones that increase your max bone charms) appear in Corvo'...