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I have a wood elf companion and i gave him a very good bow, he seems to refuse to use it and sticks to his own longbow, is this a bug?
    
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Yup! Just hold down E after targeting them and drag.

devil.gif I'm gonna have some fun in Whiterun tonight!
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I have a wood elf companion and i gave him a very good bow, he seems to refuse to use it and sticks to his own longbow, is this a bug?

Apparently your wood elf has a better one.
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I have a wood elf companion and i gave him a very good bow, he seems to refuse to use it and sticks to his own longbow, is this a bug?

NPC's automatically respawn their default inventory and switch back to it. Use console to look into his/her inventory and remove his longbow to force him to use your provided bow. Sometimes we have to be forceful for their own good. thumb.gif

There is also a mod that helps with this behavior I think.
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Apparently your wood elf has a better one.

I could think of a crude joke to that involving the wood elf's longbow, but I will restrain myself. biggrin.gif
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I have a wood elf companion and i gave him a very good bow, he seems to refuse to use it and sticks to his own longbow, is this a bug?

NPC's automatically respawn their default inventory and switch back to it. Use console to look into his/her inventory and remove his longbow to force him to use your provided bow. Sometimes we have to be forceful for their own good. thumb.gif

There is also a mod that helps with this behavior I think.

Target npc, type in console, removeallitems voila they are now naked lol. You can have fun this way in town too btw.

Now equip however you want/. Be warned though that it will also remove their unlimited arrows so you'll have to supply arrows.

It really comes down to the quality of the gear and whether it's the right type. If the quality is not higher in base amount, no dice. Also, there are other twists to this.

For ex. Aela uses Ancient Nord armor which is actually heavy armor which she has no skill set for. So no matter how high a quality Ancient Nord you put on her, nevermind it's her default, she won't equip the higher geared Ancient Nord. LOL@Bestheda, playing these games with us. Throw on some higher quality Light Armor and Aela puts it right on, go figure...
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Target npc, type in console, removeallitems voila they are now naked lol. You can have fun this way in town too btw.
Now equip however you want/. Be warned though that it will also remove their unlimited arrows so you'll have to supply arrows.
It really comes down to the quality of the gear and whether it's the right type. If the quality is not higher in base amount, no dice. Also, there are other twists to this.
For ex. Aela uses Ancient Nord armor which is actually heavy armor which she has no skill set for. So no matter how high a quality Ancient Nord you put on her, nevermind it's her default, she won't equip the higher geared Ancient Nord. LOL@Bestheda, playing these games with us. Throw on some higher quality Light Armor and Aela puts it right on, go figure...

They do not always use higher level or quality weapons. Some followers refuse to let go of their longbows for even a legendary dual enchanted daedric bow. I am pretty sure that beast whatever piece of crap longbow they have or rather I am SURE of it.
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What are your preferences?

Skyrim HD - 2K Textures
or
Serious HD Retexture Landscape

And can you use both at same time or will they conflict?
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What are your preferences?
Skyrim HD - 2K Textures or Serious HD Retexture Landscape

Interesting question. I haven't ever tried one while looking at the same example of a texture, and then trying the other, but when I was tweaking some to see what my desktop and laptop could handle, I found that installing the Serious HD retexture, Improved Rock & Mountain textures, Realistic Water Textures, and then installing Skyrim HD, but not letting it overwrite the files that conflicted with those three mods. Seems to l0ok good for me.

When I get my new GPUs, I plan on testing more thoroughly. In fact, if anyone (read: OC'ing Noob) knows what/where I should be standing/looking when wanting to compare those mods, please let me know. I'll be sure to post pics of the differences, and then people will have a better idea for themselves. biggrin.gif
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Needing some help with my mage build. Mana regen and mana pool at the beginning of the game is ridiculously nerfed. I can't find a damn cloth armor worth a piece of toilet paper. I have a feeling I am going to do what I did Oblivion. Give up on mage (which is the class I play in every other RPG) because it's almost impossible to run the game with. I ended up building some walking monolith that was immune to damage and swung the biggest stick he could find. How boring.. As an archer if you miss with an arrow, NBD just fire another one. If you miss as a mage, you are screwed. You only have this tiny pool of mana. I know, I'm doing it wrong. Someone help me.


Spend every level up on mana, pick high elf and don't use the higher level destruction spells until you have good enchanted items. You only need the basic lightning spell to stun lock and kill anything (especially early game).

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