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A 2012 sci-fi role-playing third-person shooter by BioWare, and the third installment of Mass Effect series. Commander Shepard's ongoing battle against the Reapers comes to a conclusion in this final chapter of the N7/Spectre operative story.

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What are the names on the wall in the Crew Deck?

On floor 3 of my ship I noticed a large wall display with an Alliance logo and a bunch of names, and some empty name plaques. What are these names? Is this a memorial of people killed by my decisions? ...
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Mass Effect 1 save import: Necessity for plot points

So I'd like to play through Mass Effect 2 as a male Shepard. I played through ME1 and ME2 as Fem!Shep so I already have a good understanding of the plot, and I hit all of the points I wanted to in ...
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How does one pick the two weapons one wants to fast “X” switch between?

First, please confirm my understanding: you can carry up to 5 weapons you can fast switch using "X" between two at a time I am having trouble setting the two fast switch weapons. For instance, say I ...
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Does fortification buff ammo powers?

Since fortification is under combat powers, if I pick power synergy which gives 20% power damage, will it buff ammo powers like incendiary or disruptor?
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What happens with Tali if you chose not to continue the relationship in ME3

Back when I was playing ME1 I chose Liara. Then in ME2 I went with Tali. And then in ME3 when Tali shows up I chose to continue the relationship. However I've always wondered... What are the ...
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Which is the most effective Sniper Rifle, and where can I lay my hands on one?

As with the demo, I already find my Infiltrator Shepard is leaning towards sniper rifles as a primary weapon. So, excluding anything DLC or otherwise not in the core game, which Sniper Rifle has the ...
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If Mordin survives Tuchanka, is he present in the Citadel DLC?

Needless to say, there be spoilers in here... If you have not completed Mass Effect 3 or haven't yet played the Citadel DLC than you have been warned and it's your own fault! I've always allowed ...
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Why am I unable to enable the FlyCam in cutscenes?

I have followed all the directions correctly from the page Mass effect 3 Tweaks Page. My mapping key is "K" (without shift). I did the following: ( Name="K", Command="ToggleFlyCam" ) in ...
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Coalesced for credits in Mass Effect 3 not working

I finalyl figured out how to use Wenchy's Coalesced editor, and it worked for changing the highlight strength for intractable items in the game, but when I try to do the one for setting my credits, it ...
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Is there any way to skip the mass relay cutscenes?

These cutscenes are significantly louder than the rest of the game, so I have to turn down my speakers every time I go through a mass relay. Is there any way to skip these scenes? According to this ...
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Does installing Mass Effect 3 to the Xbox 360 hard drive prevent disc swapping?

I've installed both discs of Mass Effect 3 to my Xbox hard drive, but every time I enter a new mission I am asked to swap discs out. Does anyone know if installing it to the hard drive is supposed to ...
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Why does Harbinger have only 4 claws?

Most of you who played Mass Effect 3 must have realized that the Harbinger does not have 5 claws. It only has 4: Other Sovereign class Reapers have 5: So why does Harbinger not have 5 claws? Did it ...
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Why did Miranda die in my playthrough?

Okay, I did everything for her to live: I met her 3 times, warned her about Kai Leng, (which happens automatically when you meet up with her via video conference in the Spectre Office), and also I ...
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Whats the value for EDI and Jokers romance?

I want them to love each other, but I fudged up and didn't get them to hook up on their own. How can I edit my save so they get together?
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How can I disable bloom?

I tried looking in the Mass Effect 3 Configuration utility, but there was no option for disabling bloom there. Is there perhaps a setting in a config file somewhere on the PC version that I need to ...
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How can you destroy an Atlas with a rifle within 1 second?

When I was playing ME3 yesterday, I saw something very interesting. One of the players, playing as a turian on Silver, was tearing through all enemies like nothing. Even Atlases and Phantoms only ...
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Regenerate Full Health instead of Individual Bars in Mass Effect 3

I felt quite nostalgic these days and wanted to run a full playthrough from ME1 to ME3, always on Insanity. But then when I reached the last instalment I remembered how annoying is to always fight ...
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Can I copy my Mass Effect DLC from my PC to my 360?

Hi I have all three Mass Effect games for both my PC and my Xbox 360, but only my PC has all the DLC. I don't want to have to buy the DLC for my Xbox 360 if I don't have to so is there a way to ...
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Can I jump low walls more effectively?

When I want to jump over a low (cover) wall directly, Shepard first takes cover, and then jumps if I continue to press the space bar and moving forward. Is there a way to do it directly? I want her ...
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Is it possible to activate a squad-bonus enchanced ammo type without overriding squad members' settings?

If, for example, I get Shepard to activate Cryo Ammo (which has the +50% effectiveness for squad mates) then it replaces any ammo setting they my squad mates have active. If I then switch on one of ...
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Saved Maelon's Research Data but Eve dies from the stress & fatigue of the testing

My husband has played through to the genophage curing three times now and all 3 times Mordin tells Shepard that Eve has died from the stress and fatigue of the testing... However, in Mass Effect 2, he ...
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How do I buy Mass Effect 3 DLC on PC?

Now I may be missing something obvious, but there is Day 1 DLC for Mass Effect 3 on PC, and I can't see any way of easily buying it. Despite the latest Origin update which claims to allow the ...
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Does this character rejoin the squad?

Ashley got all healed up and on her feet again, and I was expecting her to be somewhere on the Normandy after leaving the Citadel, but she's nowhere to be found. I talked to Udina, but his answer was ...
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Has the suicidal squad mate AI behavior on higher difficulties been fixed?

On the higher difficulties in Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, the squad mate AI during any combat sequence would act in a way that would quickly lead to its own death. That is, the AI squad mates would ...
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How does one enter women's restroom?

On the Crew Deck of Normandy, we have the restrooms. Throughout the game thus far, I have been able enter men's restroom, but never women's (no hologrammatic lock on it). How do I enter women's? Is it ...
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Mass effect 3 Can you accidentally cheat on someone after romance?

I romanced Kaidan,but talked to everyone afterwards at the citadel. I rejected Diana, but Kaidan said we were gonna have another date but I didn't see him anywhere. So did I ruin the romance by ...
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Where can I find Thane?

After having EDI get settled in her new body, I just got an e-mail from Thane stating that he would be at the Huerta Hospital under an assumed name and encouraged me to visit him before his disease ...
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Mass Effect 3 public match locked [duplicate]

So I was playing Mass Effect 3 online yesterday’s and everything was fine. I tried playing again today and there is a lock on the side of the Team settings in the quick match menu. Does anyone know ...
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Who was the creative writer for Mass Effect 3: Citadel?

I'm trying to find out who was the writer for the DLC Citadel for ME3. Especially the Identity Theft quest series was a firework of references and humour and I'd love to read/see/game more of the ...
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Can I change my appearance?

In my rush to get started playing on Tuesday, I hastily accepted the appearance of my imported Shepard. After playing for a while now, I've grown to hate the way he looks. Is there any way, in game ...
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Who are all the squad members in Mass Effect 3?

We have a list of optional squad members in Mass Effect 3 but I'm wondering what all possible squad mates are and what classes they are/what abilities they have. I'm curious about what my options are ...
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How to fix the M-920 Cain glitch in the mission Priority: Earth in Mass Effect 3?

In the mission Priority: Earth, after landing in London near the crash site, I push and get to the second floor of the destroyed building on which the wreckage is located but I can't find any M-920 ...
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Disable Cerberus smoke grenades in ME3

In Mass Effect 3, Cerberus enemies constantly spam smoke grenades. I mean constantly. These grenades do nothing whatsoever because the AI is idiotic; the unit will nearly always just throw the smoke ...
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How to pick a class in Mass Effect 3 on Xbox One?

It turns out ME3 is backwards-compatible with Xbox One. However, you never see the dialogue to change the type of the player and you always start with a Soldier type whereas a prefer a biotic. Does ...
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Can I see my connection strength/ping to other players in multiplayer?

Is there anyway to see how good my connection strength or my ping is compared to other players in a multiplayer game?
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How to change the FoV?

How do you change your field of view? I do not see it in the options. In ME1, it appears there was a console command you could use: http://www.tweakguides.com/ME_5.html If you want to adjust the ...
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Was Legion the first Geth that armed himself?

I was wondering this because I noticed that when going through the server node, he seems to hint at the possibility that he was the first geth to arm himself. Does anyone have a solid answer to this?
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Can ammo powers override other powers as combo primers (or block them)?

According to the Wikia page on Mass Effect 3 power combos, ammo powers (incendiary, disruptor, and cryo) can prime combos as rank 1 powers in multiplayer mode (emphasis mine): Note that for ...
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When do Rachni War Assets show up in game?

I completed Attican Traverse: Krogan Team and chose to save the Breeder. Yes, I know, terrible idea, she'll betray me later. I'm intentionally aiming for minimum possible war assets this time. ...
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Problem with Mass Effect 3 - Biotics have purple stripes over them and dynamic shadows mess up the screen completely

Let me start by saying I did everything, and I mean literally everything I could. My PC (or laptop rather) is subpar compared to most, my processor is Intel Celeron N2920 (Quadcore), 4GB RAM, Intel ...
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What's up with planet Aequitas?

I just finished up Priority: Rannoch, and I'm cruising the galaxy for other things that need my particular brand of Shepard-ing. The Minos Wasteland relay is lit up as if there's a quest there. In ...
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What happens when you help the “fake” Rachni queen?

This has been bugging me, if you choose to save the fake Rachni queen, does she help you? I can't find her in my war assets. Or does she just disapear?
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Mass Effect 3 (Gibbed Save Editor) - What's Diana Allers Romance ID?

I recently romanced Diana Allers, after which we consummated our relationship. Now I would like to use the "Gibbed save editor" to change the status of the relationship so that I can pursue other ...
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Can I resume a romance with Kelly Chambers?

I realize she's never quite counted as a legit romance, but I ran into her in ME3 and I'm told she'll show up again later. Is it possible to rekindle things with her, and are there any special ...
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Where are the Silean Nebula and Hades Nexus?

This nebula has been identified on side quests (I put all priority missions on standby ... ironically) so that I don't miss out on any content. Is this a case of a galaxy just not being available ...
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Which reaper ground forces derive from which races?

It's fairly clear that some forms of the reaper ground forces derive from other races - for example Husks were once Human and Banshees were once Asari, and there are several others that seem fairly ...
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Do I get to keep all of my collectibles from Mass Effect 2?

Last night while working finishing up ME2, I made a trip to my cabin to swap out an armor mod, and it got me thinking: do all of the various collectibles in my cabin in ME2 make a reappearance in ME3? ...
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Samara vs Morinth, benefits of each choice?

What I'm asking here is which Asari provides the greater access to content, the best war assets, possible romance options, etc. I know that Morinth will be turned into a Banshee if you choose to kill ...
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When should I mention the Shroud Sabotage, if at all?

The Shroud sabotage has been revealed to me. When should I mention it, or should I keep quiet?