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Be careful about leveling too much through smithing without properly leveling your combat skills as well. A common problem a few gamers have ran into is that they leveled up through other non-combat shields and then have very little damage output even though they are decked out in awesome gear. Honestly, it is better to simply play the game without worrying too much about what armor you want to find. That being said, smithing can great you some mighty fine armor which can definitely help you survive.
Carry weight is determined by your base stamina as well as certain perks, enchantments, armors, and the Steed Stone. There are items you can dechant for their carry weight enchantment and certain perks allow for increased carry weight as well. It is typically not smart only to use stamina unless you are an Orc Berserker or you are going for the strategy of life leech and can actually sustain being a glass cannon. While health later on can be compensated through gear, getting by with pathetic health and loads of stamina typically does not end well without life absorb weapons,

That sounds pretty involved. Tbh, I've done a lot in the game so far and killing is getting a lot easier. To give you my status, my two handed skill is 81 with 5/5 barbarian perks unlocked, plus I have the scaled bracers of major sure grip giving me 25% more two handed damage making my top rated weapon the glass hammer 85 damage. I use ebony gauntlets of eminent wielding giving me 30% more damage on one handed attacks. I wear the gauldur amulet all the time increasing my health, stamina and magicka by 30, ring of namira for 50 extra stamina, ring of major health for 40 extra health, and the thieves guild armour which although is only 36 rating, allows me 20 extra carry weight. Through leveling up, I've been increasing mostly health and stamina, and occasionally magicka. Would that be pretty good damage output to make daedric armour worthwhile?
    
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Yeah, unarmed is cool and all, but...
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I don't know. I kind of like using a 2H as a Nord a bit more.
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Yeah, unarmed is cool and all, but...
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I don't know. I kind of like using a 2H as a Nord a bit more.

I prefer my 1H sword. biggrin.gif

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^^ Wow

My poor little mace only does about 55 damage biggrin.gif

I haven't really started smithing etc yet, I've just been running around doing random quests and using what I find, I guess I should start now ;l
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I prefer my 1H sword. biggrin.gif
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Damn. You win this time.

I'll just have to level up my Two-handed skill more.

What's the highest you were able to get your Enchanting to? Best I could do was wearing all ~+25% Alchemy gear and making Enchanting potions. Highest I could make was a 29% one, but I'm seeing people making +34% and beyond and I'm astonished.
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The enchanting potions I used were 30%. My alchemy is around 80 and I didn't use Falmer Helm + Circlet.
EDIT: My one handed is 100. I also have 45% damage enchantments on my ring, necklace, boots, and gautlets. tongue.gif
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The enchanting potions I used were 30%. My alchemy is around 80 and I didn't use Falmer Helm + Circlet.
EDIT: My one handed is 100. I also have 45% damage enchantments on my ring, necklace, boots, and gautlets. tongue.gif

I have +40% and +46% Two-handed wherever possible on my gear. My Alchemy, Enchanting, and Smithing are all 100. My Two-handed is 82.

What's with the Falmer Helmet + Circlet, and what circlet even is it?
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A 26 hour Skyrim-marathon done. Off to bed. smile.gif
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No idea what this guy is doing, though. Been like that for days now.. tongue.gif

He multiplies. I have 5 of him standing around the Whiterun stables.


Making game breaking gear does just that. You'll just end up increasing the games difficulty to compensate.
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I have +40% and +46% Two-handed wherever possible on my gear. My Alchemy, Enchanting, and Smithing are all 100. My Two-handed is 82.
What's with the Falmer Helmet + Circlet, and what circlet even is it?

There is a glitch where you can wear a Falmer Helmet with a circlet at the same time so you get an extra boost if you enchant them both.
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There is a glitch where you can wear a Falmer Helmet with a circlet at the same time so you get an extra boost if you enchant them both.

Magical.

Trying to level up Two-handed through attacking Shadowmere is a pain. Taking forever!
Edited by Detroitsoldier - 12/31/11 at 7:17pm
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