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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?

According to this site, if you transform into the Vampire Lord, all bounties you incur as a Vampire Lord will disappear as long as no one sees you enter and exit Vampire Lord mode. This is probably ...
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Which clothes are you punished for in the cities of Skyrim?

You can wear any armor in any city without repercussions in unmodded Skyrim. Hold guards will comment if you wear the armor of the opposing faction, but will not place a bounty on your character. At ...
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How do I craft Crossbow Bolts?

Step 1 Complete the quest A New Order. Step 2 Make sure you have the Steel Smithing perk & talk to Sorine Jurard. She should train you in constructing a basic crossbow & steel bolts. Step 3 ...
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Is there an order to playing Skyrim and the DLCs?

Both Dawnguard and Dragonborn have new map areas added. When you start dealing with named vampire NPCs, that's Dawnguard (although there are a couple named vampires in the main game, but no major ...
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Where does Serana go after she is cured

According to the wiki, she will be at Dawnguard not at your home. Since she doesn't live with you it makes sense she won't be in your place. And the castle would presumably remind her of her dead ...
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How do I regain entrance to the Soul Cairn?

TL;DR: As a part of the Dawnguard questline, you have an option to be soultrapped by Serana, allowing you to enter for the first time. This is not available after you leave upon the quest completion ...
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How to become a werewolf after you join the dawngaurd?

It is not too late for you. You are allowed to be a member of all of the guilds in Skyrim (well, you can't be a vampire lord and also a member of the Dawnguard). You don't have to commit to just one. ...
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Does being a dark elf fully negate sun damage as a vampire lord

No, every race will get the same downsides from vampirism, namely reduction of attributes (health/magicka/stamina, -15 in stage 1, then -30, -45 and -60 for the latter stages) and 100% reduction of ...
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Will the Dawnguard attempt to kill me if I become a Vampire?

They won't attack you more than the guards would. So, unless you feed on somebody right in front of them, or become aggressive, you will be safe. However, they won't be your allies anymore, refusing ...
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Is there an order to playing Skyrim and the DLCs?

In general, each DLC adds content to the game and they can all be safely installed and played at the same time. The fact that some of the foes you'll face in the wilds of Solstheim are a little ...
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What consequences will the choice of factions in Dawnguard have?

The Dawnguard won't hate you if you become a vampire after joining, though they will refuse to offer you services or quest progress until you cure yourself (and they indicate as such). Regular ...
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Fix for word of power quest bug at Arcwind Point

If you have XBox: Look up Northwind point if your Arcwind wop quest won't complete, get the word there and the quest will finish.
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Does Serana keep following you after Dawnguard is over?

From what it looks like from the USEP Wiki, she stops following you after the main questline. However it looks like you can enlist her to follow you again at a later point. From the wiki: Her main ...
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Serana just stays in attack mode

This happened to me, if you mean the Graveyard. Just attack her until she goes into bleedout (when she's out of health and on one knee). She should be fixed when she gets back up.
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How do I get the achievement "A new you." in the Elder Scrolls 5 Skyrim?

You have to go to the ragged flagon in Riften and talk to Galathil and pay her 1,000 gold. You don't even have to actually to change anything as it pops right away. Source
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Can I Become A Vampire Lord After Siding WIth The Dawnguard?

Yes, it is possible to become a Vampire Lord after having completed the quest "Chasing Echoes". Serana offers it to you once during that quest, and again after the quest "Kindred Judgement". Whether ...
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Skyrim DLC for ps4

Skyrim Special Edition comes with all DLC already included. You don't need to buy it separately.
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Bloodline quest - can't get into castle

The Bugs section of the Elder Scrolls Wiki page on this quest has a relevant entry: PC 360 PS3 Sometimes the gate to Castle Volkihar does not open after the gate keeper says his line, or does ...
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Can I finish both sides of the Dawnguard DLC

The only way to complete both sides is to reload and play the DLC differently.
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How to get the dragon elder scroll?

The Blood Elder Scroll can only be obtained in the Soul Cairn, which is given to you by Valerica. You must travel with Serana (Quest: Beyond Death) in order to talk to Valerica get the Scroll. The ...
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Skyrim: Aggressive NPCs

Because most of the time it's quite impossible to know exactly why Skyrim behaves the way it does, I assembled a few possible culprits and/or solutions from various sources: You might have the ...
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Do you have to have the Dawnguard DLC to become a werewolf?

You don't need Dawnguard DLC to be werewolf. But having Dawnguard, you will have another tree perk for werewolf that will give your werewolf more edge than being an ordinary werewolf without the ...
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Does Serana keep following you after Dawnguard is over?

She will become a normal follower. You can part ways and enlist her again.
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Missed out on becoming a vampire lord, can I still become one?

Once you have defeated Lord Harkon and cured Serana of vampirism, there is no way to become a Vampire Lord (outside of PC-only console commands).
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Skyrim: Place names in wrong language?

The Creation Kit is notorious for introducing "dirty" edits during mod-making, where an untouched part of the world gets added to the mod file. If a modder working from a non-English copy of Skyrim ...
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Where are the gyros for the Dawnguard quest?

According to: uesp.net Sorine Jurard will turn up in the wilderness near an unmarked Dwemer convector, just south of Mor Khazgur. She will be drifting around, obviously looking for something, ...
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Can I get Summon Arvak if I choose the Dawnguard side?

Of course you can. Being in the Dawnguard means you also have to look for Serana's Mother as you normally would, so you'll be able to find Arvak then. As for Auriel's Bow, it's a quest item, so you'll ...
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How best to make a bow/unarmed character?

There are a lot of questions here. I'll try to answer the overarching one(?), "How best to make a bow/unarmed character?". Firstly, lets get some misconceptions out of the way. I read that doing ...
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How do I craft Crossbow Bolts?

To be able to smith crossbow bolts, you must first finish the Ancient Technology quest. To start this quest, A New Order must be completed, and you must talk to Sorine Jurard.
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