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This works for all levels but most effectively in the beginning. Go southwest of Whiterun (almost at the end of the divot in the mountains) to Secunda's Kiss. Coming from Whiterun you will see a trail. Go just past the first stone marker and then go right. You find that you can shimmy along the edge until you are on an overhang. There are two giants nearby. Set the difficulty to Master so they are harder to kill; then go to sneak mode and go at it with your bow. Shoot them once ONLY every time the eye moves, this way you don't kill them. When their health is low, leave and do your thing and then come back to them (after a good while) to full health. Repeat and reap the rewards.
You'll need: one of the last pickpocket perks (I'm not sure you need the one to take equipped items or weapons) and an arrow you want to duplicate. Approach a guard shooting arrows at a dummy, and save your game. Then, take the steel arrows from him and give him the arrow you want to duplicate. The guard will have no choice but to start using those arrows, and as you may know, guards do not ever run out of arrows.
The fastest way to level in Skyrim is to action your skills in all disciplines regularly.
Jumping around and stealthily moving around will add to your skill ability.
Save your lock-picks for difficult chests as you get better skill bonus for more difficult situations. This also applies to the killing of foe and beasts.
Collect anything that is useful at the beginning like stuff for alchemy (potion making) and mine all the rock you find during journey through regions. Kill for leather as you want this for making armor and weapons which you can then sell or use yourself.
At about level 15 start using the skill trainers. Don't do it too early because you want these guys later and there is a limit for training your skill. You will skill quickly in the first levels so you don't miss out.
In order to become invincible one should work on traits like armor and deadric quests will provide you with weapons of choice against anything the standard game offers if you dual-wield deadric with the lvl90 deadric heavy armor.
Carrying load can be overcome by choosing the correct standing stone until you have the heavy armor tree completed with armor weight = 0. Or build your class with stamina and health higher than magic at the beginning as you can take more attacks and deal heavier damage than casting spells. Long range - learn to use a bow and become stealthy at taking out your target from a distance. This works on 2 or 3 skills at a time and you will soon be gaining levels very quickly.
At level 30 you should start to diversify you character class. If armored well you should be working on enchantment and selecting cheaper weapons and smaller soul gems to imbue - just for the sake of getting the skill. Sell the weapon and recycle the process till you have a level that will provide good results on your own armor. Also make armor and weapons for your follower to use. Your skill is going to be better if you practice it often and collecting junk is useless in Skyrim unless you have a strategy.
Many items can be useful but note that their weight can be annoying so storing what you find at a location or in a barrel somewhere you can return to relatively immediately after returning to town will prove valuable.
Buy at least 2 houses. One for alchemy preferably in Solitude as it has a good area and capacity for holding different items. The other should be in Whiterun because you can use the foundry to make ingots and then manufacture/upgrade what ever you like. There are a few places that you can claim for holding items - but ask yourself why you need the stuff. Sell it if it's just for looks because you will end up with lots of stuff anyway.
When you reach level 50 it is not the end of the game. In fact there is a lot of area to cover. Currently I have a lvl59 character that has discovered 317 locations and completed 278 quests. Whilst this might seem finished, I have a number of discovered sites still yet to be investigated and am still searching for my 3 final shouts which are obviously side quest material like when you get a courier message or stumble upon something out of the ordinary by just looking in odd places. Asking people in villages also puts you into places where adventure can turn into huge rewards.
At lvl59 one doesn't require potions but as good measure enchanted armor and weapons of mass damage are a must. I leave the rest behind and take my follower mainly as a mule for cleaning out the dungeons.
One thing about followers. They will not affect your hiding ability even if they rush in and attack a creature. If they get in your way tell them to stay so you can get on with the job and command them to follow afterward.
To use the power of Auriel's bow you need either Sunhallowed Elven Arrows or Bloodcursed Elven Arrows. Shoot either arrow directly into the sun and it will either grow brighter if you use Sunhallowed Arrows or grow darker and red if you use Bloodcursed Arrows. You can get Sunhallowed Arrows by giving Knight-Paladin Gelebor Elven Arrows back where you first retrieve Auriel's Bow and you can get Bloodcursed Arrows by giving Elven Arrows to Serana. Using either arrow on the sun will give you the achievement "Auriel's Bow."
To upgrade your crossbow and it's bolts talk to Sorine Jurard of the Dawnguard. If you haven't already recruited her then do so. She will send you on quests for Dwemer schematics that will improve crossbows and bolts. New crossbows can ignore 50% of armor when attacking and one of the new types of bolts explodes on impact. Once you bring the schematics to her, she will teach you how to craft them yourself or you can buy them from her later when she has them.
Head to the Ragged Flagon in Riften. There you will find a woman named Galathil who can "change your face." You'll be able to do anything except change your race and it will cost you 1000 gold to do it. This will also give you the achievement "A New You."
To use perks like being able to call on werewolves you will need the Totems of Hircine. You can get the Totems by doing quests for Aela the Huntress at the Companion's. There are 3 in total and each will allow you to activate a perk. You can only activate one of them at a time though. The Totem of The Hunt gives you the ability to see enemies in a similar way to that of Detect Life. The Totem of Brotherhood will allow you to summon either Ice Wolves or Werewolves depending on which perk you have. The Totem of Fear will increase your howl's ability to scare higher level creatures or characters. You only need to howl (RB) to use whichever perk corresponds with the totem you've selected.
To be able to buy the house in Windhelm, Hjerim, you must complete the quest "Blood on Ice". You should then be able to buy the house for 15,000 gold (not including the upgrades). If all the upgrades are bought, it is a very nice house with three manicans to do the armor duplication glitch and everything else a house needs. It even comes with the room behind the false back panel you find in the quest, which contains an alchemy and enchanting station. It's almost as nice as the house in Solitude.
To buy the Solitude house, you must first complete the "The Man Who Cried Wolf" quest for Falk Firebeard by clearing out Wolfskull cave (which is not a hard task for those who would consider themselves good), and then you must talk to Jarl Elisif the Fair, and she will send you on a short quest to place a war horn on the Shrine of Talos. That is not hard either, but as a warning, there is a dragon guarding the shrine. When you complete that, return to Solitude, then talk to the Jarl, and you will be able to buy the three-story house for 25,000 gold. It cost more for upgrades, and I recommend buying the Arcane Enchanter so you can do the armor duplication cheat.
You can get daedra heart by killing daedras but I don't know where to find daedras or you can steal it in the room where you will ask if you want to join the companions but you be hidden because there are two companions.
Using the shout "Become Etheral", you can jump from much higher places. Just use the shout and jump immediately after. It will work as long as the shout's effect is still working when you land.
Go to Solitude and find the guards' training grounds. During the daytime, there will be two guards shooting at some practice targets. The first one uses steel arrows. You can take the steel arrows out of the target and keep them. He will continue shooting and you can continue taking. This is also a good way to make a lot of gold. Each steel arrow is worth 1 gold. So all you have to do is sell the arrows at a weapon shop and you can get a lot of gold.
Ounce you enter the gate to whiterun find a ramp next to a water stream next to the city wall. Go up the ramp and jump on the roof of the house (don't go over the other side). Now jump on top of the wooden dragon heads at the end of the front of the roof.now jump on top of the city wall. Get two healing spells in each hand and walk right along the wall and when you fall use your healing powers. Thene look for a treasure chest.
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If you want the weapon rack to always work, join the thieves guild in riften. Once you do, look for the weapon rack in the cistern. Simple.
When you first join the dark brotherhood this kid gives you a contract once you complete it go find a bed as long as you're not tresspassing your good but anyway there will be an assasin once you wake up kille the person too the far left and talke to her again and shegives you the key to the abandond shack wich no one will ever bother you
Better arrows (aka higher level, higher damage arrows) fly both farther and straighter. For example, if you switch from using Ancient Nord Arrows to Elven Arrows, you can adjust your aim to point more directly at your target. This is useful when firing great distances, as it becomes easier as you make your way towards Daedric Arrows.
Sometimes, during the course of the game, the 'bodyguard' that comes with your house dies. In Riften, I killed a chicken and then was forced to kill the housecarl because she was attacking me for it. You should get an inheritance via courier eventually.
Use the Guardian Stones when leveling up. Activate the stone that enhances the skill you are leveling up. For example, when you're leveling up smithing activate the warrior stone.
If you're doing the task for Ingun Blackbrier, or just need some Nirnroot, go to the North Coast (above Solitude). Nirnroot is quite plentiful there, and stands out against the white/gray ground
In Dawnstar, there is an invisible chest nestled between a tree and four small rocks. It is based on level. Go to Youtube.com and look up "achievement hunters, sky rim, invisible chest" and it should show up.
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