Questions tagged [skyrim-dawnguard]

Dawnguard is a DLC for Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, announced on May 1, 2012 and launched initially for the Xbox 360 on June 26 2012 and other platforms 30 days later.

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If I transform into a vampire lord and kill someone and then transform back to human form, will I be recognized?

I want to know, in Skyrim XBOX One, if I hid and became a vampire lord, then went into Riften, killed someone, left and hid, then became a human, as long as no one saw me transform, will I be ...
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When should I start seeking out DLC missions?

I've already played through Skyrim on the PS3. Now, finally tired of waiting on Bethesda to re-align their fecal matter, I've bought the game and all DLC on the Xbox 360. While I did enjoy the story ...
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Do the random vampire attacks end when you finish the main Dawnguard quest?

Do the random vampire attacks end when you finish the main Dawnguard quest on the Vampire Hunters (Dawnguard) side?
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Does experience gain from damaging Restoration Spells depend on damage dealt?

Dawnguard introduces a few restoration spells which do sun damage. Consider the following: according to the UESP wiki, Vampire's Bane grants 36 XP: Vampire's Bane is described as such: Sunlight ...
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How do the bow-related Archery skill perks affect crossbows?

I noticed* that some of the Archery skill perks are bow-specific or bow-related, based on their descriptions. I would like to know how they affect crossbows. Does the 'Quick Shot ' archery perk (can ...
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Is it possible to change from a member of the Dawnguard, to a Vampire Lord or vice versa (permanently)?

I activated the Dawnguard DLC approximately three days after it's release/inception, in late June, and commenced actively playing yesterday: July fifteenth, though I had already spoke with Isran, ...
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How to summon Durnehviir?

So I've got the shout in my shouts list and I've unlocked all three parts of it, but I can't seem to be able to use it all, just the first part. Am I missing something? I still have a quest for '...
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How many chances do you get to become a Vampire Lord

So, I am working on a new playthrough of Skyrim with the two new DLCs and I would like to work in being a vampire lord early into the game. Doing a bit of reading however it seems I have to select to ...
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Does Dawnguard make any significant balance changes to Skyrim?

So I've been playing Skyrim for some time now and I've reached level 35. I heard about the new Dawnguard DLC but never bothered reading about it. I recently found out that you can now smith arrows for ...
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How do I get rid of my missing animal follower?

Dawnguard allows you to recruit an Armored Troll as an animal companion. The Troll costs 500 Gold to recruit, but when I attempt to purchase the troll, the game tells me I already have an animal ...
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Can you marry Serana in Skyrim: Dawnguard? [duplicate]

In Skyrim, I want to marry Serana, the follower you get from the Dawnguard quest series. Is it possible, if not, will it ever be?
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Do you have to have the Dawnguard DLC to become a werewolf?

Do I have to have the Dawnguard DLC to become a werewolf in Skyrim? I'm buying the game just for me to become one so please answer my question.
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Why won't my follower, Serana, follow me?

I told my follower (Serana) to wait. But this is different. I told her to go somewhere and wait so it will activate the enemies. Well it did and I killed them. But Serana seems to be not following me ...
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Fix for word of power quest bug at Arcwind Point

When I picked up the word of power at Arcwind Point, the quest didn't get removed from my quest log. If I select it, the arrow still points to the wall even though there is no word to collect anymore. ...
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I retrived Arvak's skull but the objective to do so does not complete and the quest does not progress

I've found Arvak's skull in the Soul Cairn and picked it up, but the objective "Retrieve Arvak's skull" remains active and the soul who is supposed to give me the spell to summon him does not appear. ...
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Consequences of letting Serana turn you into a vampire lord or soul trap you

If you are not a vampire you need to either let Serana turn you into a vampire, become a vampire on your own or let her trap a part of your soul. What are the implications of these choices? Do you ...
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Becoming a vampire lord and getting bloodcursed arrows after curing Serana

I've finished Dawnguard and chose to cure Serana of vampirism, but now I think I'd like to have the option of become a vampire lord and getting bloodcursed arrows. I've done some basic console ...
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Skyrim: Aggressive NPCs

I'm playing Elder Scrolls: Skyrim as a Khajiit and whenever I enter Fort DawnGuard to start the DawnGuard dlc, the NPCs present there are attacking me; Isran and that other guy. It only happens when I ...
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Is there an order to playing Skyrim and the DLCs?

I want to start playing Skyrim for the first time but I'm a little confused. I'm not sure if activating any of the DLCs (Dawnguard, Dragonborn and Hearthfire) will affect the original storyline and ...
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What are the unique features of Castle Volkihar and Fort Dawnguard?

So my decision to pick the side to join will basically be the side with the most perks to offer as a home. What are the unique perks that each of the homes offer?
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Why do I suddenly have Dawnguard installed?

It has been ages since I played Skyrim (1.8-something was the last version I played), but as is often the case, questions here have inspired me to pick it back up. Careful owner of a modded Skyrim ...
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Prophet Quest - Dragon Bridge

As part of the "Prophet" quest: There are 2 or 3 guards in Dragon Bridge (Stormcloak soldiers in my case) - but one is dead, having died in a battle with members of the Dawnguard. If I walk past this ...
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My kids never ask to keep a pet in skyrim

My kids never ask if they could keep a dog that I bring into the house, they have never gone out and found a pet either. When I bring a dog into the house they walk around as if there is no dog. I am ...
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What consequences will the choice of factions in Dawnguard have?

I haven't played the Dawnguard Questline yet, so please try to keep this free of any major story spoilers. I'm wondering whether I should join the Dawnguard or the Vampires. Before I make my decision,...
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How can I level up more slowly?

I have played Skyrim for 2 hours and I am already level 22! I cannot figure out why I level so quickly! I hit someone with my steel mace and my One Handed skill goes up by 2! I am even playing on ...
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How do I sell my Elder Scrolls?

These Elder Scrolls are useless after the quests, and they weigh 20 each, I know after I complete the Dawnguard side of the quest I can sell them to Dexion for a disappointing 6000 gold, and I had ...
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Will the Dawnguard attempt to kill me if I become a Vampire?

I have just completed the main Dawnguard Questline and have killed Harkon. I was considering turning into a vampire lord because Serana gives me the opportunity to become a vampire. Will the ...
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Will I receive a mage armor perk if I cast a flesh spell before turning into a Vampire Lord?

As you all know you are not wearing armor when in the Vampire Lord form. And, the mage armor perk in the alteration tree will improve flesh spells. I just want to know: If I am wearing heavy armor, ...
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Will I get a fine if I “vamp-up” in front of people I kill?

In Skyrim: Dawnguard, I recently became a vampire lord (VL). Now, I know that people remain pretty peaceful if you're a vampire (and you drink regularly). However, I've read that if you transform into ...
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What is the name of fluorescent stone from Dawnguard expansion?

It is more connected with the world lore but I think someone might it find interesting. Is there any information about this stones in books or from NPCs? What is the name of it?
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Why is a Werewolf not immune to Sanguinare Vampiris?

After achieving Level 30 (+/-) in Skyrim, I installed the Dawnguard DLC and surprisingly in one of the Vampires' invasions (in Markarth, if I'm not wrong) I contracted Sanguinare Vampiris from a ...
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How do I craft Crossbow Bolts?

I joined the dawn-guard and then I became a vampire. I love to use my crossbow but I don't have any more bolts. I tried to craft them but I couldn't so I upgraded my smithing. However, they still don'...
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Where does Serana go after she is cured

When I finished the Dawnguard missions, I sent Serana to be cured and she said "I will see you at home". I assumed that meant my home but I haven't found her there and it has been in-game months. ...
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Why are vampires at Castle Volkihar attacking me even though I'm a Vampire Lord, too?

I became a Vampire Lord, but one or two vampire NPCs still attack me in the castle and trigger all others, so I can't continue questline. Is there any fix for it? I tried to switch off all mods and ...
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How to placate a very angry priest?

So whilst going to rescue the Moth Priest 'Dexion Evicus', I think I accidentally might have hit him, not sure how. Anyhow the bearded maniac has taken this as a personal attack and refuses to accept ...
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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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What happens to spent perks if you cure yourself from being a vampire lord?

As a Vampire Lord you gain access to a skill tree with some perks in it. What happens to points spent in these perks if you are cured? Are they refunded to be spent elsewhere or are they used up ...
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Serana disappeared during dawnguard questline.

I am doing the Dawnguard questline and I was getting the last elder scroll from septimus sigmus. I told her to wait while I was doing stuff with the lexicon as she kept getting in my way. She did ...
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What benefit is there in turning your spouse into a Vampire?

I read that if you are married and am a Vampire Lord from the Dawnguard DLC you can do a quest to turn your spouse into a Vampire Lord as well. Apart from your spouse not becoming hostile if you ...
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Not recognized as vampire

My character seems to reset each time I change to a vampire lord and back again. I am still considered a vampire by everyone in the game except for Lord Harkon and his court. The only physical change ...
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Serana's location for follower recruiting after Dawnguard quest.

After you dismiss Serana, she tells you she'll be waiting for you at the Glade, I went to the Ancestor Glade, but I can't find her [maybe I missed her]. :S Is this not the glade she was referring to? ...
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Health is draining even after leaving the Soul Cairn

I did something that a lot of players did, and tried to go back to the Soul Cairn after turning back into a human. But I saw that it was draining my health, so I went to Serana and turned back into a ...
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Skyrim characters before installing Dawnguard

If I started a character before downloading Dawnguard, will my character still be able to become a vampire lord?
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Where can I find Gunmar in the Dawnguard quest “A New Order?”

In the Dawnguard quest A New Order, Sorine had a quest marker but Gunmar does not; I can't find him. How can I get access to the Vale and get Auriel's Bow without doing the quest? Could someone give ...
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Soul Cairn: Constant Health Drain

I've been training restoration just outside the Soul Cairn portal inside the Volikhar Balcony and I reloaded my save to continue training and now my character is experiencing constant health depletion....
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Trainers who sell as well as train

Does anyone know of a list of people in skyrim who train, and also sell things? I have lots of stuff to sell and training while I'm at it would be really helpful. I know of Gunmar in dragon hold ...
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Can't pan map far enough south

For some reason I can't pan the in-game map far enough south-east (past Riften). Basically I point my mouse at the bottom right of the screen and the map barely scrolls to Riften, it just wont go ...
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Does Serana keep following you after Dawnguard is over?

I've been playing the Dawnguard dlc and I'm at the quest Toucking the Sky (Dawnguard side), and Serana is following me around in addition to my other follower (Cicero). If I complete the quest line, ...
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Why can't I harvest canticle bark?

I am on the quest Unseen Visions, acquired the draw knife, and am now trying to extract bark from canticle trees. However, when I "use" the tree, it freezes my character for 3 seconds and then ...
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I don't want NPCs to get killed by Vampire Attacks. How do I do this?

I bought Dawnguard before ending a questline from Skyrim. Because of that, I often visit main cities to do some quests. Every time I visit a city, I find dead bodies of NPCs that I talked to earlier. ...