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A fantasy action RPG from 2011 by Bethesda Game Studios. If your question is about the Dawnguard, Hearthfire, or Dragonborn DLCs, then use this tag in conjunction with the related DLC tags: [skyrim-dawnguard], [skyrim-hearthfire], or [skyrim-dragonborn].

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Skyrim Time Wound bug on Nintendo

This is a major, game-breaking problem. I go to the time wound with the elder scroll and enter the vision but nothing happens. Everyone just stands around and the dragon doesn't show up. The game ...
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Will items persist if dropped in your home? [duplicate]

I’m asking this because I intend to fill a room in my house with all my gold individually and all my gems along with any other shiny or valuable items to have my own treasure hoard. Just wondering if ...
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Console command to set Lydia steward at a homestead?

I am trying to keep Farkas as my not-a-follower follower by keeping Proving Honor unfinished. Some time late in the game I decided to build a homestead and therefore need a steward. Unfortunately, the ...
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Skyrim character progress and Steam Family Sharing

I've allowed someone to try Skyrim through Family Sharing but I have one concern, when my friend plays Skyrim for the first time, will them creating a character wipe all my progress? Thanks for any ...
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How do I trigger The Pursuit quest? [duplicate]

Before going to Winterhold, return Mercer's plan back at his place on the table in Riften.
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How do I find Lydia? She disappeared after I told her to wait [duplicate]

I told Lydia to wait so I could go kill a dragon because I didn't want her being killed. She wasn't in a cave. She was in a witch's hut. I slowly made my way back to her (because I was over my carry ...
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Do I have to join any of the factions in Skyrim?

I'm new to Skyrim, probably the last person to try it and get hooked, I might add. I've mostly just wandered around kind of doing my own thing, I guess. I haven't officially joined any factions. The ...
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Pieces of the past quest won't start

I found the shards of Mehrunes' Razor before starting the Pieces of the Past quest, and just now went to Dawnstar to start the quest, nobody has died, and Silus was talking to someone in front of his ...
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Help! I can't share save files with my wife

I bought Skyrim VR a while ago, installed some mods (inluding Skyrim Script Extender) with the ModNexus Vortex tool. My wife created a character and played for a while, but our gaming PC was logged ...
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How do you obtain the pets for sale quest on the Switch version?

In Skyrim for the Nintendo Switch, how do you obtain the pets for sale quest?
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SSE Engine Fix loadFromRemoteSources error

I need to use the SSE Engine Fix mod in Skyrim Anniversary Edition, but after I installed part 2 of the mod I keep getting this error: An attempt was made to load an assembly from a network location ...
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How to become Thane of Riften if the required NPC died before starting the quest? [duplicate]

I was playing, and then either a dragon or a random fight accidentally killed the NPC and I don't know where or when it happened. I'm playing a modded version on PS4.
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Can't complete "No One Escapes Cidhna Mine" quest

I killed Madanach just before exiting the mine and got the note from him. However, I did not read the note. I exited the mine and had a drawn-out, exhausting battle with the Forsworn whom I finally ...
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Which race should I choose for smithing in Skyrim?

I’ve played as a mage, warrior, etc. Now I really want to play as a race that’s good at smithing, but I don't know which race I should choose.
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How to transfer Steam and/or Skyrim to another PC without drivers? [closed]

My school has restrictions on the computers, pretty much just not having access to admin stuff, and I want to put Skyrim from Steam onto my laptop. I can download anything to a hard drive and download ...
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Who is the most powerful mage in Skyrim?

I was wondering what's the strongest mage NPC in Skyrim. Like what one has the most spells or the master level spells? Who is the best? Is it the arch mage?
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My dragon masks are flipped sideways [closed]

For some reason, Dukaan and Ahzidal are flipped forward so you can't see the fronts on the dragon priest display in Heindhelm. Any fixes? I'm playing the Anniversary Edition on Xbox.
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Does the Creation Club eventually present all mods for free?

Throughout the years I tend to regularly reinstall and play Skyrim Special Edition and Fallout 4 (sometimes only to answer questions here). I've noticed that the Creation Club offers new content for ...
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SKSE64_Loader won't start the game

For some reason when I try to boot my game (which worked fine a minute ago), I get the following instead (also see image below): SHGetFolderPath 00000005 failed (result = 80070005 lasterr = 00000005) ...
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Is there any other way to start the quest, A Daedra's Best Friend?

I'm working on the Oblivion Walker achievement. I was in Falkreath going to get the quest for the mask and as I went to talk to Lod, a dragon attacked and killed him. Is there another way to start the ...
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How do I get my follower to stop following me when I do not know where they are?

I am trying to get Faendal back as a follower, but he says I already have a follower. I am pretty sure I do but can't find him. The follower I'm trying to get rid of is Windhelm's house Carl. I've ...
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SkyrimSE Weapon/Armor progression? [duplicate]

After playing the game for three days, I realised that there are a lot of weapons with the same damage, so I am quite lost in what weapon and what type of weapon to get next. I don't normaly play ...
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How to fix serana and vampires black faces in Skyrim SE?

Hi I have few mods installed but everything was fine until I started my Skyrim SE today. I realized that Serana and other vampires have black faces? Do you know what might cause this problem? My mod ...
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Console commands don't show up as letters, but as square symbols

I have a problem with in-game console commands in TES V: Skyrim Special Edition, where instead of letters, it only types as square boxes. They look something like this □□□□□□. I have also installed ...
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My Skyrim SE won't start via SKSE?

I have few mods installled in my Skyrim SE (maybe around 50) and when I try to run my Skyrim Special Edition via SKSE launcher it just show me a black screen with a cursor spining and after a while it ...
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Last Stone of Barenziah can't find it! [duplicate]

I've gone through the list and revisited every place on it. I can't find the 24th stone anywhere. So I didn't even know what they were when I started collecting them. After getting several of them (...
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Why does the vampire leather hood have a cream colored appearance when worn?

The vampire leather hood displays as a black leather hood in the inventory, but is cream colored when equipped. Cant find anyone complaining about this, I've seen videos of this hood and it's not ...
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Is it possible to retrieve vanished save files on Skyrim? (Xbox One S)

I was messing around on Skyrim Anniversary Edition (Xbox One S) and I wondered what would happen if you didn't put the poison in the soup that you give to the (fake) Emperor on the Dark Brotherhood ...
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How do I know if I've found all the "discoverable" places in Skyrim? [duplicate]

According to my game stats; 388 locations discovered, 326 dungeons cleared. It doesn't say much besides that and I can't find a definitive answer. I am playing on PS4, Elder Scrolls V, @87% progress, ...
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Legends Lost quest stuck (already have Sunder and Wraithguard)

I have this quest opened saying I need to find the detoured caravans. I wasn't finding anything, than I looked it up on the internet. I've already found those long ago, already completed the quest, ...
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How can I learn the Backstab enchantment in Skyrim through the console?

I want to learn the backstab enchantment via the console, but none of the items that have it can be disenchanted, so I can't simply spawn it in. How do I learn the enchantment directly? The code for ...
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Stuck with the moth priest

I've killed everything up to the point of taking down the moth priest. It says I need to talk to him but it won't let me. And Serena keeps thinking there is a threat somewhere and is twitching. I've ...
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Some females don't have the right skeleton

I'm using XPMSE but some female are not using it properly(Mostly guards). and when I change their gender with console commands their arms work fine but of course the body is male. This is normal ...
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What's the name of the highest level of Cold?

The Unofficial Elder Scrolls Pages on Cold says: If you reach the highest level of Cold, your health will be reduced to zero and you will die from exposure to the elements. But what is that "...
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I'm a werewolf but suddenly the game gave me vampire powers

I am a werewolf, and I finished the Dawnguard DLC a while ago. But as I was going through a ruin, my game started giving me notifications as if I were a vampire. I never got notified that I contracted ...
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Speaking with Silence shot by arrow glitch

I got to the cutscene where Karliah shoot me with the arrow and they talk but now I'm stuck, looking at Karliah, and Mercer won't move up. I've tried waiting like 18 days (seriously) still just ...
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Skyrim sacrifice follower for Boethiah

I’ve been looking for a solution to this for years and I still have yet to find one. I’ve played through the game on PS4 and just recently started on my Xbox 1 (no mods and I couldn’t use console ...
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How do I get my previously adopted child to move into Bloodchill Manor?

I recently got the Bloodchill Manor Creation Club home for Skyrim Special Edition and I wanted to move my child there. I downloaded the Hearthfire Multiple Adoptions/Custom Home Support mod and it ...
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Can't access werewolf skill tree

In Skyrim Special Edition, whenever I try upgrading my werewolf by using the tab key, my game crashes. I have removed every werewolf mod, and used console commands to add the werewolf abilities, ...
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I'm stuck speaking with silence glitch

I made the mistake of taking mercers plans when I got Chillrend at the beginning of the game. So I couldn't get the next step from Karliah, I looked up what to do and I've done it twice: she shoots me ...
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Skyrim Special Edition SKSE error

I am trying to run Skyrim Special Edition via SKSE with mods, but when I run it it gives me the error "You are using Skyrim version 1.5.80, which is out of date and incompatible with this ...
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Skyrim Special Edition launching issues

I've learned how to download skse64 to get SkyrimSE working properly with my mods until I had some issues at Lakeview manner where my game would crash EVERY TIME I get near it. So I uninstalled ...
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Can I use a Skyrim Special Edition save in Skyrim?

I started a new game over the festive holidays, but started with Skyrim Special Edition. What I didn't realise is that this version doesn't support free mods, such as SkyUI. As the 'Mods' menu item ...
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Is there an alternative way of starting "The Raid" quest?

Wujeeta doesn't want to say anything cause she fears they might kill her. All my options aren't very nice to her (persuade, bribe or intimidate). So I tried to pickpocket her, and to my surprise, she ...
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Do I need to "side" with the companions to unlock skyforge new smithing stuff?

Spoiler alert. I just want to be able to forge the Nord stuff. Do I need to become a werewolf and side with these guys?
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Skyrim Script Extender SKSE looks up for old Skyrim

I had previously brought Skyrim and had installed it through Steam with SKSE. I recently brought Skyrim Anniversary Edition and wanted to use SKSE with it (Special Edition showing in Steam), but when ...
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Cooking pot spawned and moved through commands not interactable

In Skyrim Special Edition, I bought the kitchen in Solitude, and noticed the missing cooking pot. Followed the instructions here (to spawn and position the pot, it's under the bugs section), but the ...
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Console command to respaw cell flora?

I recent found out about the flora despawning bug when you reload a save. Im in no mood for mods that just replaces problems with different problems. Is there a command to reset the flora in a cell? ...
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Where does Skyrim save screenshots to?

I just downloaded Skyrim from Xbox Game Pass and I want to know where it saves screenshots to.
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I can't find Vigilant Tyranus and can't start 'The House of Horrors' quest

I can't find Vigilant Tyranus and can't start 'The House of Horrors' quest. I went to the Silver Blood Inn and tried rumours but there wasn't even a dialogue for it. I wanted to do the quest and now I ...

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