Questions tagged [the-elder-scrolls-4-oblivion]

The fourth installment in Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls series, where the player takes on the role of the Champion of Cyrodiil against the forces of Mehrunes Dagon, Daedra Lord of Destruction.

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How does the Oblivion levelling system actually work?

I can't be the only one that doesn't understand how this works. You level up in Acrobatics for running? Running? Same for jumping around. It seems more than a little broken.
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Why Vicente Valtieri is a cyrodiilic vampire?

When you meet Vicente Valtieri and ask him about being a vampire, he explains he was stricken with the disease 300 years ago in the Ashlands of Morrowind. According with "Inmortal Blood" and my ...
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Is it possible to stop monster respawns in Oblivion?

Is it possible to stop monsters from respawning in Oblivion ? Is it also possible to prevent monsters from auto-leveling with your character?
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What is the name of the maximum training level setting?

Does anyone know the console command to change the default setting for the maximum amount of training levels in Oblivion? I'm attempting to alter it, and the setgs console command works, but using the ...
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How completely disable ENB hotkeys?

ENB has some extreme functionality (for basic usage) tied to hotkeys, such as "purging" VRAM by pressing F4. Some other functions such as the fps-limiter conflict with the keybinds in a game (can't be ...
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Are there any beginner houses in Oblivion?

I've just started the game and there are so many things I want to do. I wanted to have a house to stay in, but I don't have the money since I just started playing. The beginner house I wanted must ...
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Which Oblivion house will give me the fastest time from fast travel to chests?

Pretty straightforward question. Of all the Oblivion houses available to me, which is going to give me the shortest time from when I fast travel to when I have at least 3 safe chests? Right now I'm ...
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How does Shivering Isles scale difficulty?

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion had a prominent difficulty-scaling system, but I've heard that Shivering Isles may not be "suitable for low-level characters". Does level-scaling work similarly to the ...
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From where I can find decent mage gear as a low-level character?

Because wearing armor reduces spell effectiveness, it's recommended to wear robes and other mage-orientated gear when playing a pure spellcaster in Oblivion. I've played for hours now and have only ...
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How to toggle HUD?

HUD can be disabled and restored by typing tm into the console, but the command disables the entire interface, including menus. A hotkey would also be more convenient. Most likely not possible within ...
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Fix LOD Texture Glitch in Oblivion

When I turn on LOD on The Elder scrolls Oblivion, I get this weird blurriness on the ground textures. I've been told clamping my GPU driver will fix it, bit I can't find a way to do that. I'm running ...
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What's the real effect of Luck attribute in Oblivion?

I have played Elder Scrolls Oblivion for almost three years now with different characters and styles. Of all attributes Luck is the least important to me, I barely care about it because I feel is has ...
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Oblivion TES Construction Set - Self-made landscape patch not working

Introduction: I made a very small landscape patch mod to make two different mods compatible. The Mods: Order of the Dragon EV Fall of the Ayleids The compatibility problem: The landscape changes ...
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Is there any way to sell an item valued at more than 3000 gold for its actual worth in Oblivion?

I'm playing Oblivion (PC, GoTY Edition) and came across a particularly valuable item that I'd like to sell. Unfortunately, it's valued at over 2000 gold, meaning I can't sell it to most merchants for ...
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How to un-nock an arrow

Is there a way in Oblivion un-nock an arrow so that I do not have to fire it? The method used in Skyrim, which is to sheath your weapon, does not work for Oblivion.
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How are both Jyggalag and Peryite the Daedric Prince of order?

I've played Skyrim through several times (as a good guy and a bad guy) and while I'm waiting for the next game, I decided to play Oblivion. I'm really impressed with the continuity between the two ...
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Increase cell loading range with distant landscape rendering off

Whenever I play Oblivion, I almost always turn off the 'Distance Landscape' setting. I enjoy the Morrowind-ey vibes it gives and it tends to make Oblivion run at a much more stable and consistent FPS. ...
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Is starting main quest line first better in Oblivion [closed]

So I,m playing Oblivion and was wondering if starting the main quest line was best for experience
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How do I find Shadowmere again if I lose her?

I dismounted Shadowmere during a fight in the woods and became separated from her. Now I can't find her. Is there any way to find her without wandering aimlessly through the woods?
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Deleted Frostcrap Spire DLC and reloaded a save when in the living quarters. I ended up in a dark area

So I played Oblivion and got the Frostcrag Spire and I made a save in the living quarters. Then I accidentaly deleted the DLC because is was in my hard drive deleting saves and stuff and accidentaly ...
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Is it possible to transfer the face of my character from one play through to a new one in TES Oblivion (PC)? If so, how?

I started playing Oblivion (on PC) recently and created the character pictured below. I want to start a new playthrough because I am unhappy with the class I chose (created to be precise), and exited ...
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Installing DLC Oblivion GOTY Edition on XBox One

I've installed Oblivion GOTY on my XBox One, when I did this I used Disc One of the two discs in the case. I found out today (and several hours into my game) that in order to have my XBox One 'see' ...
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What happened to Martin Septim after the Avatar of Akatosh became stone? (Spoilers)

At the end of the main questline for Oblivion, Martin Septim breaks the Amulet of the Kings to summon Akatosh, in which Akatosh put an end to the Crisis. However, Martin disappeared, and both the ...
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What is the difference of Chameleon 100% between Morrowind and Oblivion?

In The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, once you enchant some items with Chameleon effect and you get 100% or more of the effect, the game becomes too easy, almost feels like cheating. No one can see you, ...
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Mankar Camaron is wearing the Amulet of Kings

When you get to Paradise, Mankar Camaron is wearing the Amulet of Kings How is this possible when it states that only Dragonborn can wear it?
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How to start with the most Health?

In Elder Scrolls Oblivion which is the best combination of race, birth sign and skills in order to get high values of health?
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How do I restore DLC content in Oblivion Game of the Year edition?

I have the Oblivion Game of the Year bought from Steam, and have been playing with the Frostcrag Spire DLC. I bought all the upgrades, but now it has disappeared from my map entirely. It is still ...
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Creating a custom spell with elemental damage and elemental weakness

I want to make a custom spell in Elder Scrolls Oblivion with this properties: Vampire Killer Fire Damage X points for Y seconds on Target Weakness to Fire X percent for Y seconds on Target How ...
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Why can't I use the Staff of Sheogorath?

After beating the main quest line on Elder Scrolls Oblivion: Shivering Isles you get the Staff of Sheogorath. When used against hostile creatures it freezes them, but I can't kill them either with ...
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Does character creation dictate my role?

During character creation, you select race and gender, birthsign and class (or create your own) in addition to cosmetic appearance. No matter what I select, will I be able to play different roles ("...
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Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion - Which version comes with physical map?

I intend to buy the PS3 version of The Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion Game of the Year Edition and would like to know what are the edition/versions which come with a physical map of Cyrodil (much like ...
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Why are there exclamation marks instead of the Shivering Isles Portal?

I've just downloaded Shivering Isles on Oblivion Xbox 360. I can't wait to visit another realm! When I got the quest to investigate the secret portal, I traveled to the Bravil Stable and I saw a ...
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Enchanting Symbols

What do the symbols mean? I know that the lightning represents the charge but there are 2 values, one of which is in parentheses. The other one is a candle. I don't know what it means.
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I need some help getting rid of a body

I've just lifted the siege of Battlehorn Castle and there are bodies everywhere. I'd really like to make my new home presentable. I am, after all, a lord now. I'm trying to lift the hands and feet ...
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What does this hand and number represent?

I'm playing Elder Scrolls: Oblivion and I just noticed something I've never seen before. On my Hand-to-Hand skill description, there is a hand with a number 4 in the lower right corner: It's there ...
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Was Cicero the Adoring Fan?

In TES Oblivion, after becoming the Grand Champion of the Arena, you meet an Adoring Fan. In TES Skyrim, inside of Cicero's Journal Volume 1, you find that he posed as a fan of the Arena in the ...
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Why doesn't my killing trigger the Dark Brotherhood questline?

I've wandered into some dungeon and encountered some necromancers or bandits. I killed some with sneak attack by bow and some turned hostile and they rush to me and I killed them directly. When I ...
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Can't open console in Oblivion

I have run into a problem that many people run into on Oblivion -- opening the console. I looked up what is wrong, found out I needed to make sure bAllowConsole is set to 1, and did that. However, now ...
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All is gray in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

I have a problem with The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. I think that this screenshot explain it well: Practically I see only the HUD and all the rest is gray. Both in character creation and when I try ...
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Share save files between computers

Ok, so I searched the site and found some semi-relevant topics, but nothing to specifically answer my question. What I'm trying to do is play Oblivion on two PCs using the same save files. I was ...
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How do I complete quest a with an untriggered event in Elder Scrolls Oblivion?

I seem to have run into a problem. I was playing elder scrolls oblivion the other day, doing the mission "Boots of Springheel Jak" when I found the diary in the coffin, but nothing happened. I saved ...
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What am I supposed to do with the pressure plate and statue for 'The Ultimate Heist' quest in Oblivion?

I am doing The Ultimate Heist quest in Oblivion and I have gotten to the part where I step on the pressure plate and the statue turns. I don´t know what to do because every time I move out of the ...
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Why doesn't the game run on PC after the tutorial?

In Oblivion for PC, the tutorial runs with no problem. However, the sewers section after that does not load. Every time I click on the sewer cover, the game kicks me out. What can I do about this?
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If the past Emperors were Dragonborn, were they able to shout or absorb dragon souls, or is it different?

So I found out starting in Oblivion, that the past Emperors were Dragonborn and only allowed to wear the Amulet of Kings without it slipping off. In order for them to be Dragonborn, they must light ...
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Can I keep my skinned dog out of danger?

In the Shivering Isles Expansion for Oblivion, you get a quest called Ushnar's Terror. As a reward you get his skinned dog. Is there a way to keep the dog and essentially trap it in your house so it ...
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Can I fix the paint brush bug in Elder Scrolls: Oblivion?

I was completing the Miscarcand quest, and had collected a lot of loot. I decided to drop the things I don't really need, but when I drop paint brushes, they just float in the air. I tried pressing ...
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Are there alternate ways of opening the console in Oblivion

I recently began playing Oblivion again, after a long hiatus. I'm doing so on my MacBook Pro, in a Parallels Windows Server 2008 VM (6 GB of RAM). The MacBook itself is the late 2011 17" Pro model, ...
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Oblivion GOTY says it requires a CD to uninstall the game, how can I uninstall without it?

I have The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion GOTY Edition installed on my machine (Windows 10). I am wanting to remove it since I no longer play it, but when I try to run the uninstaller, I get the following ...
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Why am I dying when I go outside?

I admittedly haven't played Oblivion in a while and may have forgotten something as whenever I go outside, my player starts losing health. I know this wasn't happening to my player before stopping ...