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What is the difference of Chameleon 100% between Morrowind and Oblivion?

It appears to work similarly, though at a lower percentage. Oblivion's Chameleon at 100% (emphasis mine): It is possible to combine multiple Chameleon enchantments to reach 100% Chameleon, causing ...
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Does character creation dictate my role?

PapaStan was right that Race and Birthsign can provide you with some unique bonus that you cannot get otherwise, like the bonus of the Atronach (allows building the strongest possible mage and mage ...
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Share save files between computers

Oddly enough through a little bit of research Dropbox actually can be used to sync saved games between two computers. I haven't tried this method myself since I do not have two computers but this ...
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Why can't I use the Staff of Sheogorath?

According to the wiki page on the Staff of Sheogorath: Anything that is frozen by the Staff of Sheogorath cannot be attacked and will be regarded as "unconscious." It appears that this is simply ...
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How do I complete quest a with an untriggered event in Elder Scrolls Oblivion?

According to the UESP entry for this quest, "For some, you may have to travel all the way back to the Dining Room area before Jakben attacks you." Have you tried travelling back to the dining ...
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From where I can find decent mage gear as a low-level character?

You don't have any option besides looking for generic clothing and enchanting them yourself. This is the most effective way to get the best possible equipment for you. Refer to the clothing list for ...
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Elder Scrolls: What happened to the dragon statue left when Martin Septim's Dragon petrified?

The Wiki has no information on it, so it's safe to say there is no lore. There is no particular reason why anyone would remove it, so it likely still stands in timespan of TESV.
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Enchanting Symbols

about the value you mentioned, 14(85), is related with the charge level. In your picture for example, it means that adding an enchantment of Absorb Magicka 10pts for 1 sec will cost only 14 charges, ...
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Is there any way to sell an item valued at more than 3000 gold for its actual worth in Oblivion?

No. You are right about the limit being 3000 gold. As a minor compensation for this disappointing answer, you can invest in a shop before you reach the Expert level by fortifying your Mercantile skill ...
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From where I can find decent mage gear as a low-level character?

Progressing in the Mages Guild questline is recommended since you gain spells and enhanced items as rewards — completing the Join the Mages Guild quest gives you Robe of the Apprentice and you gain a ...
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Creating a custom spell with elemental damage and elemental weakness

According to the wiki, weakness to fire will not boost the damage from fire spells when the effects are in the same spell. I believe this also means even if duration is added to the spells. So the ...
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How does Shivering Isles scale difficulty?

After double-checking in the TES Construction Kit, I can confirm that the enemy scaling in the Shivering Isles expansion is exactly the same as it is in the base game -- leveled creatures are picked ...
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Does character creation dictate my role?

I've been playing Oblivion for three years now with different characters so I can share my experiences. Race: Gives you a boost on various skills, also a great power (Adrenaline Rush for Redguards) ...
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What am I supposed to do with the pressure plate and statue for 'The Ultimate Heist' quest in Oblivion?

From the wiki: When you stand on the pressure plate, the keyhole in the Keyhole Pillar is opened up; if you step off the plate, the keyhole closes again. Only your presence on the plate triggers ...
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Enchanting Symbols

The lightning bolt is the amount of charge that an enchantment consumes every hit. The value inside parentheses depicts the available charge. The candle tells you how many times you can use an ...
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What does this hand and number represent?

This is the base damage of your weapon — your fists — and is rated on the same scale as the base damage of other weapons. The damage currently done when your character uses Hand to Hand can be seen ...
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How to start with the most Health?

For purposes of this answer I'm going to go purely for the highest possible max health. I'm not going to take into account damage mitigation or healing for now, even though those may make an character ...
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Mankar Camaron is wearing the Amulet of Kings

It isn't exclusive to the dragonborn. The following is stated on the wiki Only blood-relatives of Alessia can wear the amulet, otherwise it slips off the neck.
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What happened to Martin Septim after the Avatar of Akatosh became stone? (Spoilers)

it's implied that the Avatar of Akatosh is Martin Once the final cutscene is over, Ocato will run up to you and ask about Martin: "What happened? Where's Martin? I must congratulate him! Mehrunes ...
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How completely disable ENB hotkeys?

In enbseries.ini, under [INPUT], replace the value of all commands you want to disable with 0. For instance: KeyFPSLimit=0 KeyShowFPS=0 KeyScreenshot=0
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Can't open console in Oblivion

If you want to overwrite files in system folders you need to use a program with administrator rights. By default when you open a text file notepad doesn't start in admin mode. To start Notepad with ...
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Are there any beginner houses in Oblivion?

This isn't a proper answer, but if you own the game of the year edition (deluxe) or are willing to upgrade/individually purchase DLC, there are DLC packs which provide you a home at no cost for no (...
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How to un-nock an arrow

No you cannot. There is however a mod that you can use which allows you to do this if you are okay with using mods. You can access the mod here: http://www.nexusmods.com/oblivion/mods/9333/? You ...
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What's the real effect of Luck attribute in Oblivion?

Luck is represented differently in every rpg, particularly in the various Bethesda rpgs. Luck as an attribute just isn't weighted as heavily in Oblivion as in other elder scrolls titles. Morrowind for ...
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Is starting main quest line first better in Oblivion

Oblivion uses a system where the world automatically adjusts to your level. The higher your character level, the stronger the enemies you will face. This applies both to the main quest and to the ...
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What is the name of the maximum training level setting?

It appears the value is called ITrainingSkills, as said in this discussion on UESP. From the NexusMods Forum it seems the command to change it, is: setgamesetting itrainingskills, (number)
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Graphic problem with spell animations with Elder Scrolls: Oblivion

This appears to be a longstanding bug with the game that's unrelated to what mods you have set up. According to the UESP Wiki, the bug is called the "A-bomb" or "Animation bomb" ...
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Oblivion's objects and textures are messed up after installation of some mods using Vortex Mod Manager

I figured it out. It was caused because almost all plugins related to certain DLC was Disabled by default in Vortex Mod Manager so I did have to Enable them.
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How do I restore DLC content in Oblivion Game of the Year edition?

When launching Oblivion (or Skyrim/Fallout for that matter), the games usually load into a Launcher window. This window gives you some basic options for the games, like video/audio quality settings, ...
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