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  • Skyrim Tips and Tricks The Elder Scrolls
  • If you're looking for for in-depth guides, power-leveling tactics, or in-game tips, exploits, and glitches, then look no further.
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    • Last updated September 17, 2016
  • 318 replies
    Last Post by mitch blatt
    April 13

    Questions/Requests Discussion - POST QUESTIONS HERE

    Have questions about some of Skyrim's game mechanics? Post them here, and someone can link you to an existing discussion or answer your question for you.
    For example, I might want to know some good recipes for Poisons. Someone could link me to Dragon's Al...
  • 0 replies
    Last Post by Albino
    September 11, 2016

    Tag List

    In order to keep things organized in the group, we have implemented a tag system so you can categorize your discussions based on what kind of tip or trick it is. The potential tags you can choose from are listed below:

    Exploits – Ways to bre...
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    Last Post by Albino
    September 9, 2016

    Rules for Posting a New Tip - READ BEFORE POSTING

    Like the rest of the site, we at the Tips and Tricks group believe in making quality content. Because of that, there are certain things we expect of tips posted in this group, so please be mindful of the rules listed below.
    1. Make sure that your discuss...
  • 27 replies
    Last Post by Albino
    May 6, 2015

    T&T Suggestion Box

    Hey Tippers and Trickers!
    Have any ideas on how to improve the group? How about ideas for future Field Tests or Debates? If you do, then you came to the right place. All suggestions are given consideration, so post away!
  • 11 replies

    Dawnguard Rune Shield Without Stamina Drain

    Hey there. Not sure if this has been talked about but thought I'd mention it just in case. When using the Dawnguard Rune Shield from a hotkey slot (left or right on the D pad for us console kids) the Sun Shield effect won't work if switched back...
  • 0 replies
    Last Post by Jake Johnson
    March 30

    Trying an Illusion mage, seeking advice

    As I said in my topic title, I am trying an Illusion mage (Primary: Illusion magic, but I might throw in some Restoration and Alteration for Wards and Healing.)
    However, I've never tried an Illusion mage before, and I am considering:
    Health / Magicka / ...
  • 1 reply
    Last Post by Henson
    March 24

    Absorb Magic or Resist Magic or both?

    I have seen a few articles on Resist Magic and a few on Absorb Magic, but what I haven't seen is an article that explains why or why not to use them both. Can both even be used together? Who out there can give me the run down on this?
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    Last Post by Chris H.
    March 2

    Help please

    so I was playing skyrim earlier and it was working perfectly then I turned of my ps3 then went back to play and it won't read the disk any help?
  • 16 replies
    Last Post by Mercurias
    March 2

    The Blood Battery aka Demonic Reserves

    Hello and welcome (again) to another trick that can make your life/gameplay/stance-gameplay/no-Alchemy-no-potion-no-restoration-builds significantly better. Recently, I played around with the Rings of Blood Magic, powerful artifacts from the Dawnguard (V...
  • 35 replies

    Destruction Magic (a “shocking” realization)

    In every fantasy RPG that I’ve played I always play a magic-user (at least on my first go through).  I am fascinated by the idea of being a wizard, and chucking fireballs or calling down lighting is the best escapism I can imagine.  TES V ...
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    Last Post by Relycs
    February 9

    Non-Combat Stealth Takedowns

    Have you ever been in that situation where you wanted to play a character which should be able to do stealth takedowns (a thief or maybe an assassin) but in the end wasn't because standard stealth kills are overused/not your way and/or unarmed is too weak...
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    Last Post by Lee
    January 7

    Tip: Spider Scrolls

    Hey guys, while play testing my Agent of Arkay, I had come across the Spider Scrolls, which are found in White Ridge Barrow, in the Dragonborn DLC. Over on Ning, I had found a discussion made by (a) Theodorus, regarding Spider Scrolls. I can link the post...
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    Last Post by Lee
    December 31

    Infinite Shield Charge

    This is a little something I stumbled across on my last Build and after checking I didn't find it on the UESP or here so I thought maybe it should be mentioned...
    Infinite Shield Charge :Achieved on Xbox 360, Vanilla Skyrim/Dawnguard/Dragonborn with last...
  • 13 replies
    Last Post by John LeBlanc
    December 22, 2016

    Permanent Ghost Follower

    I haven’t seen this glitch posted here or elsewhere so I think I might have something new for you guys, if not then I’m sure the “powers that be” will sort it out.  Anyway I discovered this glitch a few days ago and after test...
  • 24 replies
    Last Post by TheBlackheart
    November 7, 2016

    Dovahkiin the Double Agent: Play Both Sides of the Civil War

    As it turns out, there are a lot of opportunities for you to switch between which side of the Civil War you are helping rather than stick with a side and run with it. Let me show you what I mean:
    – At the beginning of the game, escape with Ral...
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    Last Post by John LeBlanc
    October 26, 2016

    Spears in Skyrim

    You know, there were like a thousand people talking about spears reeeeecently again so I decided to finally post what I replied to their crys of help - in form of a discussion.

    What you need:
    •Any unenchanted staff
    -— They can be bought from Neloth...
  • 34 replies
    Last Post by Relycs
    October 18, 2016

    Tips & Tricks to make Telekinesis more useful

    At first I wanted this to be a "Guide" on how to make Telekinesis the center part of your build, but I realized that it's dmg (+augmentations) will always be way too low to beat even the novice destruction spells, so this will rather be a Tipps & Tri...
  • 17 replies
    Last Post by Relycs
    October 18, 2016

    Flaming Familiar Chain Reaction

    Welcome to yet another trick that none will ever use. Music for those who want it xD: Title says it all, but let me explain in detail:

    What it does: Allows you to dish out incredible amounts of dmg in a very sh...
  • 8 replies
    Last Post by Relycs
    October 18, 2016

    No Shortage on Shout Usage

    This discussion features how you can get more out of the 'shout slot', to improve your overall gameplay- and build-mechanics. The following tip is especially useful for builds with high shout cooldown reduction, but is also very nice for builds that do no...
  • 15 replies
    Last Post by Solyeuse
    October 18, 2016

    How to 'Run' an Offense / Defense

    Greetings, just discovered a small, interesting trick while playing around with wards.
    Every been in that situation where there was some icy necromancer shooting you? Really stops you in your tracks. But no longer!

    I present to you: Running and slashing...
  • 8 replies
    Last Post by Relycs
    October 18, 2016

    Better Combat-Backstabs

    Although it's only a small trick, it can spice up your thief's/assassin's gameplay quite nicely.

    • What it does: It's an in-combat move that allows you to confuse your enemy & stab him with a one- or two-handed weapon in the back while looking cool. ...
  • 3 replies
    Last Post by Lissette Long-Chapper
    October 18, 2016

    Visage of Mzund & Stuff at any LvL /o\ Lazy people edition

    Hello and welcome yet again to another (this time more) useful trick. While it's no big secret, I havn't seen anyone posting this as a tip.

    It's basically how you can get some gold & random loot, a lvled battle axe, the Visage of Mzund and a (respawnin...
  • 13 replies
    Last Post by Hannibal
    September 13, 2016

    Necronomicon: Prologue

    Hello everyone and welcome.  A recent build of mine, and several others I’ve posted, focused heavily on the powers of necromancy in Skyrim.  In researching and playtesting them I learned a lot about the mechanics and function of the varied...
  • 4 replies
    Last Post by Veloth the Prophet
    September 13, 2016

    Necronomicon Vol. 1: The Uniqueness of Necromancy

    Hello and welcome back.  If you haven’t read the intro for this little series you can find the Prologue here.  For those of you returning you’ll remember that today’s discussion will be about the unique mechanics associated wit...
  • 9 replies
    Last Post by Vargr White-Tree
    September 13, 2016

    Necronomicon Vol. 2: Reanimation vs. Enthrallment

    Greetings everyone, and welcome back.  If you are new to the series you can find the Intro as well as links to all of the discussions so far here.  To those of you dark practitioners who have been following along you remember that I promised to ...